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Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of hom … Full Article

Adams introduces online community board applications

Borough President Eric Adams is encouraging civic-minded Brooklyn residents to apply for memberships on their neighborhood community boards and in an effort to entice them, he has made the application process easier. … Full Article

75 Henry St. Shareholders Vote Against Selling Pineapple Walk in Brooklyn Heights

On Friday, shareholders of Whitman Owner Corp. at 75 Henry St. voted against allowing the board to investigate the sale of their Pineapple Walk property to a developer. … Full Article

Squadron urges MTA to inspect R subway line

The R train is desperately in need of improvements, according to state Sen. Daniel Squadron, who is among several elected officials pushing the MTA to conduct a top-to-bottom review of the subway line. … Full Article

N subway line work starting Monday

Transit officials say work on nine stations along the N line in Brooklyn will begin next week. The project will be completed in two phases. The century-old stations are between Eighth Avenue in Sunset Park and 86th Street in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

Lawyer: Woman who alleges Brooklyn park rape laughs, smiles on video

A lawyer for one of five teenagers accused of raping a young woman at a playground said Tuesday he has seen video evidence that shows the woman "laughing and smiling" during what she later called an attack. … Full Article

Wednesday Jan. 13, Our World In Pictures

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Obama Gives Last SOTU: Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker Paul Ryan listen as President Barack Obama gives his final State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. … Full Article

Developer’s offer for Brooklyn Heights' Pineapple Walk property increases dramatically

In a private meeting Monday night, shareholders of the Whitman Owner Corp. co-op at 75 Henry St. in Brooklyn Heights learned that a developer has upped its offer for a strip of shops along brick-lined Pineapple Walk. … Full Article

‘Don’t close the Pop-Up Pool!’ say Brooklyn pols

My, how time flies! After a highly successful four-year run, the popular little Pop-Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is set to close at the end of next summer, after its fifth season. … Full Article

Schumer calls on FTA to provide federal funds to improve L train

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Tuesday called on the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to ensure federal funds are budgeted for improvements along the overcrowded L train. … Full Article

NYC Emergency Management honors volunteers who assisted in October Borough Park building explosion recovery efforts

New York City Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito hosted a recognition ceremony at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn to honor the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers who assisted the Borough Park community following a building expl … Full Article

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