PENNSYLVANIA — Celebrating Hanukkah: A woman passes by a menorah on Independence Mall in Philadelphia ahead of the second night of Hanukkah on Wednesday. … Full Article

March Madness: Winter Storm Stella slams Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn

It's March Madness. And we're not talking about the NCAA basketball tournament that is scheduled to begin this evening. A storm named Stella is slamming Brooklyn.  … Full Article

NYC schools, airports, events canceled for winter storm Stella on Tuesday

New York City public schools will be battening down the hatches on Tuesday as a nor’easter named Stella swoops in, bringing blizzard conditions, freezing cold and dangerous winds. … Full Article

Knights of Pythias sponsor pancake breakfast in Coney Island

The Knights of Pythias sponsored a pancake breakfast at Tom’s Restaurant in Coney Island on Sunday. … Full Article

Following bomb threats, de Blasio & Cuomo raise hate crime reward to $20,000

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced jointly on Friday that the city and state would be throwing their resources together to offer a $20,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest and conviction for a hate crime. … Full Article

Huge anti-Trump ‘Resist’ sign appears in Gowanus

Gowanus’ skyline now has a new large sign to replace the iconic “Kentile Floors" emblem that stood perched over the neighborhood for more than 50 years.  … Full Article

Cuomo’s $1.4B ‘Vital Brooklyn’ plan would invest heavily in Central Brooklyn

Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a $1.4 billion initiative on Thursday that aims to transform Central Brooklyn, long one of the most troubled areas in the city. … Full Article

Citymeals on Wheels to host first annual culinary event in Williamsburg

Citymeals on Wheels is cooking up something tasty in Brooklyn. This impactful organization has been providing nourishment to homebound individuals in all five boroughs for over three decades. … Full Article

Big-hearted Brooklynites needed to feed hungry children on Saturday

As soon as Saturday, March 11, Brooklynites who wish to help those less fortunate than themselves can spend an enlightening hour as volunteers to make a huge difference in lives of thousands of homeless children. … Full Article

Regional Plan Association: Brooklyn needs more housing, transit projects like BQX

“We’re going to need to be smarter about the way we do things,” Regional Plan Association (RPA) President Tom Wright announced at the beginning of RPA’s “Streetcar Success: What New York Can Learn from Other Cities” at Brooklyn Law School’s Feil Hall. … Full Article

Squadron pushes bill prohibiting transgender discrimination

State Sen. Daniel Squadron filed a motion on Monday to force a vote on a bill that would prohibit discrimination against transgender and other gender-nonconforming New Yorkers. The bill would also classify crimes related to gender identity as hate crimes. … Full Article


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