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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Gravesend

Cops seek Gravesend liquor store robber

Police are asking for the public’s help finding the gun-wielding man who robbed a liquor store in Gravesend on March 27. Comment.
Borough-wide

How con-seder-ate! Jewish groups hand out kosher-for-Passover food

In a time of deprivation, they made sure everyone had enough. Comment.
Marine Park

An egg-cellent time in Marine Park

Hundreds of kids celebrated the holidays with an Easter egg hunt at Marine Park on March 28. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Jo shakes her head at tween hang-gliding

Parents have a responsibility to say ‘no’ to kids’ dangerous demands, our columnist writes. Comment.
High School Sports

Vikings Fraser continues dominant post season with record performance

ALBANY – Brianna Fraser did have something to enjoy despite her South Shore team falling to Christ the King in the state Federation semifinals. Comment.
High School Sports

Canarsie native Alkins may have played final game at Christ the King

Rawle Alkins sat on the end of scorers’ table staring into an uncertain future. Comment.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Coney Island

Terror at 85 feet

When Luna Park’s Cyclone roller coaster stalled near the top of its first hill during the second ride of the season on March 29, trapping a dozen riders 85 feet above Coney Island, nobody at the amusement park bothered to contact the police or fire department. Comment.
Williamsburg

Musical beer-ter! Thespians staging ‘Urinetown’ in a bar

And you can take part! Comment.
Prospect Heights

Sketch artist: Brooklyn Museum to exhibit Basquiat’s notebooks

Eight of the late Park Slope-born artist’s notebooks will be on display to the public for the first time ever. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Locals push back against Emmons Avenue condo design

The design for the new seven-story condo building set to replace Emmons Avenue’s iconic El Greco diner has some residents calling for the developers to go back to the drawing board. Comment.
Gerritsen Beach

Wildfire in Gerritsen Beach

The fire department is investigating a mysterious brush fire that erupted in a field in Gerritsen Beach on March 29. Comments (9).
High School Sports

A-OK: Big fourth quarter sends Nazareth to Federation ‘A’ crown

ALBANY – There were plenty of times Nazareth could have given up on its season, hung its heads and said, “wait ’till next year.” A state Federation championship is the Lady Kingsmen’s prize for not doing so. Comment.
High School Sports

Bobcats’ late charge falls short in Federation ‘B’ semifinals

ALBANY – The press was both friend and foe to the Bobcats. Comment.
High School Sports

Vikings fall in Federation semis despite record 46 points from Fraser

ALBANY – Even an historic performance from Brianna Fraser was not enough to secure a state title for South Shore this year. Comment.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Bay Ridge

Gutterball! Owner of former Maple Lanes backspins on promised parking

Developers bowled over Maple Lanes in Bensonhurst last week to make way for an apartment complex, but they are mum on details about the project — including why they suddenly changed designs and why they aren’t providing any parking for the 128-unit development. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Solving for XX: Ridge schools encouraging girls in science

Two Bay Ridge parochial schools are melting the glass ceiling and turning it into beakers. Comment.
Gowanus

Friends with benefits: W’burg duo White Hills attracts famous fans

Fame is fleeting, but an experimental rock album is forever. Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan looks at Hillary’s record

In which our columnist compares the former New York senator’s record for upstate job creation to Gov. Cuomo’s. Comments (5).

Sunday, March 29, 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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