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Sen. Schumer calls for tighter power plant security following California attack

Senator Charles Schumer warns that terrorist attacks --  like a recently publicized April 16 assault on a power station in California -- could take down the nation’s power grid, and wants Congress to impose tighter securit … Full Article

Sweethearts celebrate decades of love, at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted a Valentine’s Day celebration of love, both mature and young, during his Sweethearts party at Borough Hall on Friday. … Full Article

Storm shut down vulnerable N line Thursday

Because of snowstorm conditions, MTA New York City Transit on Thursday temporarily suspended service on the southbound N line, also known as the Sea Beach Line, between 36th Street and Coney Island. … Full Article

De Blasio defends decision to keeps schools open, lauds Sanitation Dept, in sixth snow in six weeks

Mayor Bill de Blasio lauded the “herculean” efforts of the city’s Sanitation Department and first responders in a storm update on Thursday, and defended his decision to keep New York City public schools open during the cit … Full Article

De Blasio defends call to NYPD about ally arrest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is defending a call he made to police in which he inquired about a political supporter's arrest. De Blasio made the call after the Monday evening arrest of Orlando Findlayter. He is a bishop and was a member of the mayor's inaugural committee. … Full Article

Tragedy and Miracle: Brooklyn pregnant woman killed by plow, baby delivered

Police say a woman who was nine months pregnant was struck and killed by a private snow plow in Brooklyn, and her baby was in critical but stable condition after an emergency C-section. … Full Article

Squadron urges alternative transportation for Greenpoint following ferry ramp collapse

Following Thursday morning's ferry ramp collapse at the India Street/Greenpoint East River Ferry stop, State Senator Daniel Squadron is urging an investigation and calling for an alternative means of transportation for the already-underserved Greenpoint community.
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Cuomo says NY has already exceeded winter budget

ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that the state has exceeded its original winter budget due to the string of heavy snowstorms this season. Cuomo says Thursday that operational expenses, the cost of salt, overtime and equipment repair have been unusually high. … Full Article

De Blasio slammed with criticism for keeping schools open in snowstorm

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina faced a torrent of criticism from elected officials, teachers and others for their decision to keep the public schools open on Thursday as a major snow storm hit the city. … Full Article

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