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Earl Weiner and Gina Ingoglia received the seventh annual DeWitt Clinton Award for Excellence in front of some 300 friends, fellow board members and elected officials at a fundraising gala at the h … Full Article

Jeffries to hold town hall on Sandy relief efforts

More than a year after Superstorm Sandy hit New York City, residents in shorefront communities are still struggling to recover. … Full Article

Young Brooklyn Bridge climber talked down by NYPD Tuesday morning

Detectives from NYPD’s crack Emergency Services Unit talked a despondent young man down from one of the giant cables supporting the Brooklyn Bridge at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning.  … Full Article

Can technology prevent train derailments like the Bronx tragedy?

YONKERS— The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling around a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have prevented the carnage. … Full Article

Push on to replace stolen statue in changing Bed-Stuy

Thirteen years ago, a robbery in Bed-Stuy's Saratoga Park was big news.  … Full Article

Brooklyn also suffered tragic train accidents

People throughout the United States on Monday were shocked at the news of Sunday’s fatal train derailment on Metro-North’s Hudson line near Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx.  … Full Article

Precinct council president warns: Don’t let criminals ruin holidays

Now that the Christmas shopping season is in full swing, Brooklyn residents are running to malls, department stores and mom-and-pop shops to buy gifts for friends and relatives. … Full Article

Roundup: 4 dead, 60 hurt as Metro-North train derails in Bronx

A Metro-North commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people, injuring more than 60 and sending a chain of toppled cars trailing off the track just inches from the water, authorities said. … Full Article

Tragedy on Metro-North; 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

A Metro-North passenger train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx on Sunday morning, killing four people and injuring 63 as it came to rest just inches from the water, authorities said. … Full Article

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