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Belle Harbor »

Schumer Says City 'Taking Sweet Time' Dispersing Sandy Aid

Schumer was in the Rockaways to discuss a relief bill for flood insurance.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Soup Kitchen Braces for Influx After Food Stamp Cut

St. John's Bread and Life already serves about 40,000 people a month.

Fort Greene »

Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo Celebrates Brooklyn's Diversity at Inauguration

Laurie Cumbo invited a diverse crowd to her swearing-in celebration for her 35th District seat. 

Bed-Stuy »

Focus is on Jobs, Education at Central Brooklyn Inauguration

Robert Cornegy was sworn in as the new councilman in Bed-Stuy and Crown Heights.

Astoria »

Waterfront Advocacy Group Pushing for Astoria Ferry Service

The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance is starting a grassroots movement to bring a ferry stop to Astoria.

Financial District »

Statue of Liberty to Reopen by July 4 After Hurricane Sandy Damage

The Statue of Liberty is slated to reopen by July 4, but no date has been set for Ellis Island.

Upper East Side »

Longtime Park Ave. Political Power Breakfast Gets New Digs

Former MTA Chair Joseph Lhota, Police Chief Ray Kelly and Mayor David Dinkins attended the event.

Manhattan »

Cell Companies Will Be Able to Disable Stolen Phones

A new database will store information on every cell phone allowing users to make them useless if stolen.

Manhattan »

Senate Passes Bill Requiring Bus Companies to Display Safety Ratings

Lawmakers want regulators to use a letter grade system for buses, the way they do for restaurants.

Downtown »

9/11 Health Panel Votes to Cover Cancer Under Zadroga Act

An advisory panel believes there is a clear connection between cancer and 9/11 toxins.

Manhattan »

Mayor Bloomberg Takes Shot at Illegal Guns in Super Bowl Ad

Mayor Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will co-star in a Super Bowl ad against illegal guns.

Midtown & Theater District »

World's Largest Menorah Lights Up Midtown

The menorah lighting kicked off the first night of Hanukkah.

Midtown & Theater District »

Former Gov. Hugh Carey Remembered Through Humor and Song

Throngs of New York's political elite turned out for the music-filled funeral of former Gov. Hugh Carey at St. Patrick's Cathedral Thursday.

Harlem »

Rangel Birthday Bash Back on Political A-List

Soul singer Aretha Franklin will headline Rep. Charles Rangel's birthday fundraiser.

Downtown »

Tour Bus Safety Grades Proposed by Sen. Chuck Schumer

Sen. Chuck Schumer proposed a letter grade system for tour bus companies in the wake of a slew of deadly accidents.

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