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Brooklyn Heights ‘Save the View Now’ meeting draws large crowd

On Saturday, roughly 70 Brooklyn residents attended the first organizational meeting of a grassroots campaign to save an iconic view once visible from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade -- the tower-to-tower arc of the Brookly … Full Article

Funeral plans released for ex-NY Gov. Mario Cuomo

The Cuomo family says the wake and funeral of former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo will be held on Monday and Tuesday in New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says in a statement Saturday calling hours will be held Monday at a funeral home on Manhattan's Upper East Side. … Full Article

Campaign to save Promenade’s Brooklyn Bridge view picks up steam

A Brooklyn Heights man is spearheading a campaign to save the iconic tower-to-tower view of the Brooklyn Bridge, as seen from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade. … Full Article

De Blasio, police union heads meet amid rift

Mayor Bill de Blasio met privately for more than two hours Tuesday with the leaders of the New York Police Department's unions, aiming to mend a rift with rank-and-file officers that has threatened to overwhelm his young mayoralty. … Full Article

Streets to be renamed for slain NYPD Officers

New York City plans to honor the two police officers killed in an ambush this month by naming streets near their homes for them. … Full Article

Brooklyn Eagle’s top stories of 2014

To celebrate the New Year, Brooklyn Daily Eagle writers took a look back at some of 2014’s top stories that shaped conversations surrounding local politics, legal issues, real estate, culture and sports. … Full Article

Tuesday Dec. 30: Our World In Pictures

INDONESIA — Crew Member Prays for Plane Before Search: A crew member of Indonesian Navy CN-235 airplane prays prior to the start of a search operation for the missing AirAsia flight 8501 at the airport in Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Island, Indonesia, on Tuesday. … Full Article

FDNY probationary firefighters head for ‘The Rock’

Mayor Bill de Blasio called the newest class of FDNY probationary firefighters “heroic” at their swearing-in ceremony at the Fire Academy on Monday. The event marks the start of their rugged 18-week training period on Randalls Island, otherwise known as “The Rock.” … Full Article

Brooklyn pols push for bulletproof windows for NYPD patrol cars

A long list of changes have been suggested following a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer for the death of Eric Garner and after a later shooting of two police officers in Bedford-Stuyvesant.  Some recommended reforms include better training for law enforcement and perhaps … Full Article

NYPD Police Academy grads rise above de Blasio heckling at ceremony

The 884 members of the NYPD Police Academy’s December 2014 graduating class did not escape the controversies and unrest surrounding policing at their graduation ceremony on Monday. … Full Article

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