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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Bay Ridge

Election rejection

Brooklyn voted for the hometown hopeful, but it wasn’t enough. Comment.
Marine Park

Brush fire scorches Marine Park

A massive brush fire blazed for several hours in Marine Park on May 5, according to the fire department. Comment.
Coney Island

Kids learn America’s pastime in Coney park

It was the first inning in a life-long love of the game. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Vinyl fantasy! Film set in Bed–Stuy record store makes borough debut

“Lazarus” is set inside Israel’s Record Store, located in a subterranean space on Fulton Street. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

The ABCs of Math A & B

In honor of the 70th anniversary of the Bay News this week, we are rerunning Joanna’s first column for the paper, in which our columnist lamented the arrival of “the new, new math.” Comment.
High School Sports

South Shore penalized for playing in Dick’s Nationals

South Shore’s athletic programs could be shut out of interstate competition next year as punishment for the Vikings’ participation in the Dick’s High School Nationals Tournament — and school officials say the league didn’t warn them about those consequences before the event. Comment.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Borough-wide

Bike tour brings riders onto Brooklyn’s elevated interstate

Talk about riding high! Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Deadly ride

A man died after he was ejected from an all-terrain vehicle and discovered near a creek in Gerritsen Beach on May 3, police say. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Man leaps to death in Bay Ridge

A 23-year-old man jumped to his death from a Ridge Boulevard apartment building on May 4, officials said. Comment.
BoroBeat

Trucks, kids have a blast together

PS 295’s “Touch-a-Truck” event brought kids and trucks together again. Comment.
High School Sports

Local softball teams play in autism-awareness event

Frank Marinello wanted to do more than just raise money for autism research — he wanted to help his nephew. Comment.
High School Sports

Storz’s 13 strikeouts power Poly past George Washington

Nick Storz backed himself into a dangerous corner before striking out arguably the city’s best hitter to give Poly Prep a signature win. Comment.
High School Sports

Brooklyn Tech striving to engineer city-title run

Brooklyn Tech’s expectations have risen as quickly as its win total. Comment.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Kensington

Easel A: PS 192 students display their art

They’re Brooklyn’s next generation of great artists. Comment.

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Marine Park

Stop or schlep: Seniors demand new B44 bus stop

They say the Metropolitan Transit Authority is throwing seniors under the bus. Comment.

Bugging Out

Boerum Hill

Under the covers: P’Slope author pens book about bedbugs

This book is not a horror novel, but it will strike fear into your heart. Comment.
24/7

Bedbugs: Fact or fiction?

Bedbugs — they’re certifiably terrifying, but not everything you have heard about the little creeps is true. We asked Park Slope author and “bedbug shrink” Brooke Borel to sort the fact and fiction. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan talks drought, polls and Iron Man

In which our columnist considers the California drought, Hillary’s sliding poll numbers, and Robert Downey Jr.’s dramatic exit. Comments (1).
Coney Island

En garde! Coney fencing academy fields international silver medalist

He’s a real saber rattler. Comment.
Coney Island

Bards to recite Coney-inspired poems on the Wonder Wheel

What an a-muse-ment park! Comment.
Dyker Heights

Test results: Maimonides celebrates its researchers

These experiments were a definite success. Comment.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment.
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment.

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