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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

Parts of NY Aquarium still closed – 1 year after Sandy

Superstorm Sandy caused so much damage to the New York Aquarium that parts of the facility remained closed a year after the hurricane came ashore in Coney Island, according to its director. … Full Article

Bloomberg: NY always comes back stronger

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says it's fitting to remember the heroism as well as the sorrow connected with Superstorm Sandy. Bloomberg spoke Tuesday in Coney Island. It was his final stop on a tour designed to show New York City's resiliency. … Full Article

Many in Coney Island still feel post-storm needs

In a cubicle-like apartment with a 12th floor view of the Atlantic Ocean, the trauma of hurricane Sandy is still fresh. … Full Article

Cuomo: NYC, state better equipped for weather

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other officials have kicked off what's billed as a "Sandy Resiliency Tour" at the National Museum of the American Indian. The Lower Manhattan museum was temporarily shut down last year by flooding and power outages. … Full Article

Felder gives Brooklyn Public Library $140,000 check

How many books can you buy for $140,000? The Brooklyn Public Library is going to find out, thanks to a state lawmaker who secured funding for the institution. … Full Article

TODAY: Rides free on sections of A and R lines

Subway riders on the A and R lines can ride for free on Tuesday along sections hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article

Canarsie vigil will mark Superstorm anniversary

Brooklyn residents will mark the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with an interfaith service and candlelight vigil. The event will be held Tuesday evening in Canarsie Park. The ceremony will honor those who died and celebrate the resilience of the community.  … Full Article

Annals of Sandy: Brooklyn Historical Society mounts photos exhibiting deluge devastation

A car lies marooned amid mountains of sand. The parking garage it's in proved unprotective. Half a house stands desolate after an onslaught of wind and water; lead-gray waves loom frighteningly close. … Full Article

GOP pols to present tax cut plan to Cuomo commission

You'll be paying less money to fill up your gas tank if Republican state lawmakers get their way. And your Con Ed bill might go down, too. A trio of Republican members of the State Assembly is advocating for tax cuts as a way of stimulating the economy. … Full Article

OBIT: Lou Reed, Brooklyn-born Iconic Punk Poet, Dead at 71

Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday at 71. … Full Article

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