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More than two years after Superstorm Sandy, Thanksgiving remains a difficult holiday for cash-strapped central Brooklyn residents still struggling to repair their homes. … 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

Brooklyn man arrested approaching plane on Maryland tarmac

SALISBURY, Md.— The Wicomico County Sheriff's Office says a New York man was arrested as he approached a commercial flight unloading passengers at Salisbury-Ocean City-Wicomico Regional Airport. … Full Article

NYC-area airports had record number of passengers

The four New York metropolitan-area commercial airports have set an all-time record in 2013 for the number of passengers flying in and out. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced Monday that the airports saw a total of 111.6 million passengers last year. … Full Article

Brooklyn Eagle joins BCC To help boost kosher awareness, value

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle and brooklyneagle.com have joined the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to help their advertisers who are food-based to increase awareness of kosher preparation. … Full Article

NY Aquarium breaks ground on shark exhibit

The Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium has broken ground on a new building that will house sharks and other marine wildlife. … Full Article

CB 10 demands NYPD put traffic agent at dangerous corner

A heavily trafficked Bay Ridge street corner that has been the scene of numerous car accidents in recent years should have a traffic agent to help move things along smoothly, members of Community Board 10 contended. … Full Article

Volunteers graduate CERT training

This photo shows six graduates who successfully completed the Community Emergency Response Team’s (CERT’s) training program, sponsored by the Office of Emergency Management (OEM). … Full Article

CB6 committee approves controversial NY Methodist expansion, but adds conditions

After New York Methodist Hospital further tweaked its design plans, Community Board 6's Landmarks/Land Use Committee on Monday voted to conditionally approve zoning variances for the construction of a large ambulatory care facility in Park Slope. … Full Article

Cuomo announces limited NY medical marijuana plan

ALBANY— Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his medical marijuana initiative will help New Yorkers suffering from cancer and other severe ailments. … Full Article

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