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Sunday, May 28, 2017

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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!
Fort Hamilton

Ahoy! Ships sail into New York harbor for Fleet Week

They were on fleet. Comment
Letters

To make speed abate, incarcerate!

While I support Vision Zero, once again in Marine Park a child was involved in a hit and run. In the early morning I often see cars speeding eastbound going well over the speed limit on Brighton Beach Avenue. The same could be said for late afternoon going westbound on Brighton Beach Avenue. There are drivers who don’t seem to care how fast they speed. Comment

Friday, May 26, 2017

Gravesend

City removes swastika etched into Gravesend sidewalk

Some neo-Nazi nogoodnik carved a swastika into the sidewalk on McDonald Avenue in Gravesend this week, but the city quickly removed the anti-Semitic symbol just a day after it was found. Comments (3)
Bay Ridge

Norwegian Ridgites march in ‘17th of May Parade’

They were decked out in red, white, and blue — but not for the country you’d think. Comment
Gravesend ►Video

Mystery solved! Russian billionaire’s yacht can’t dock because it is illegal

A yacht owned by a Russian oligarch that has floated in Gravesend Bay for more than a month — and drifted there throughout President Trump’s first visit to the city since taking office — is sitting idle because it is illegal for the vessel to dock. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge Nights

Time to relax in the Ridge

Bay Ridge is gearing up to stay put! Comment
Bridge ‘Park’ ►Video

Light showers: Park gets lit with ‘Umbrella Project’ dance

Go dancing with the stars! Comment
Harbor Watch

Sacrifices remembered: Bay Ridgites honor the fallen at Fort Hamilton

Service members at Fort Hamilton held a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of those in law enforcement who were killed or disabled in the line of duty. Comment
High School Sports

Stepping up: Poly junior lift Blue Devils to semi win

Poly Prep pitcher Ethan Ehrenberg didn’t expect to pitch on May 23, but the junior didn’t flinch, tossing a complete-game shutout against Riverdale. Comment
High School Sports

Back again: Poly softball rolls to another championship berth

Poly Prep’s softball team defeated Horace Mann 7–1 on May 23, rolling to a victory in the Ivy League semifinals and notching yet another championship appearance. Comments (1)

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Sheepshead Bay

Booze boat backlash

The city must crack down on the party boats cruising in and out of Sheepshead Bay for the upcoming summer season because residents are fed up with trash left behind the next morning, loud noise late at night, and increased parking problems in an already parking-starved neighborhood, locals say. Comments (1)

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Standing O

A red heart day for doc honored by American Heart Association

Dr. Mary Choi will be acknowledged for her work at the Brooklyn Go Red for Women luncheon on June 2. Comment
Kensington

Dead beats: Music and story series rises in Green-Wood Cemetery

It’s the club people are dying to get into. Comment
Mill Basin

Safety dance! Locals want ‘Barnes Dance’ at dangerous intersection

They’re Barnes-storming mad that the city won’t listen. Comment
Party Line

Grimm casts shadow over Ridge Council race

Bay Ridge Republican Council Candidate Bob Capano applauded disgraced former congressman Michael Grimm for calling on President Trump to go on the attack in the face of condemnation from the public and the media. Comments (3)
Downtown

To a tea: Former St. Francis star makes impact in England

St. Francis College standout Chris Hooper took the international game by storm this season, showcasing his talents on the other side of the pond with the Reading Rockets. Comment

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