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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

Schumer requests more federal heating aid to NY

ALBANY— Sen. Charles Schumer says he's asking the federal government to immediately release more than $35 million to subsidize home heating for New Yorkers affected by a run of frigid weather. … Full Article

Dearly Departed? No, just moving

The Court Street Funeral Home plans to leave the building where it has operated since 1946 – but will relocate within Cobble Hill, owner Dominic Cusimano told the Brooklyn Eagle Tuesday. … Full Article

NYC coat drive seeking more donations

As New York City shivers through record cold, New York Cares says there's an urgent need for more coats for its annual coat drive. So far this winter, New Yorkers have donated 29,000 coats for needy New Yorkers. New York Cares says requests for coats have topped 100,000. … Full Article

5 things to know about widespread deep freeze

CHICAGO— Much of the country continued to grapple Tuesday with a historic freeze that shuttered schools and businesses at the start of the first full work week of 2014. … Full Article

Polar vortex to ‘wreak havoc’ in NYC Tuesday: Prepare for deep freeze, black ice

Warning of “bitter cold and wind,” wind chills of 15 below zero and wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph, the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill  … Full Article

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