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For all the rebuilding since Superstorm Sandy, damaged houses of worship have been left out in the cold due to federal prohibitions on direct aid to religious institutions. … Full Article

Mayor puts his ‘Vision Zero’ plan in motion

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced an ambitious plan to reduce the number of fatal traffic accidents on city streets down to zero in 10 years and ordered a group of agencies to work together to come up with a comprehensive road map on how to achieve that goal. … Full Article

Brooklyn native Tommy Bonfiglio takes New York pizza to Jersey

Brooklyn native Tommy Bonfiglio says that New York pizza has been a passion for him since childhood. When he turned 50, after an already successful career as a tax attorney, he felt he was too young to retire, but it was time to do something different. … Full Article

‘Brooklyn Abolitionists / In Pursuit of Freedom’ now on view at Brooklyn Historical Society

Now on view at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), “Brooklyn Abolitionists / In Pursuit of Freedom,” is a thought-provoking, interactive new exhibition that uncovers the lesser-known stories of Brooklyn activists who fought for freedom and racial justice in the 19th century. … Full Article

Fog engulfs Brooklyn Heights

Smoke on the water ... or fog really, seen above the shoreline from Brooklyn Heights Wednesday morning.  … Full Article

Hikind says muni-meter receipts blowing in the wind

Talk about being in the thick of it! … Full Article

30,109 NYC Christmas trees recycled at 'MulchFest'

The holidays are over, but thousands of New York City's Christmas trees will live on as mulch for city parks. … Full Article

No conclusions yet in NTSB report on deadly NYC train derailment

Federal inspectors have not determined whether human error was the cause of a New York train derailment that killed four people last month. … Full Article

NY restrictions on bullet sales start Wednesday

ALBANY— New York's new restrictions on ammunition sales take effect Wednesday, requiring all sellers to register with state police and buyers to appear in person to get bullets. … Full Article

Chiara de Blasio tells all. Should your teen?

Chiara de Blasio helped get her dad elected mayor, flaunting quirky head gear and joking from the podium on primary night. But on Christmas Eve, the 19-year-old did something else: She bared her soul on YouTube about her history of depression and substance abuse. … Full Article

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