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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Bay Ridge

Out to lunch: Bay Ridge tykes ride ferry they named ‘Lunchbox’

Second-graders from two Bay Ridge elementary schools set sail on June 21 on one of the city-wide ferries they named. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

City aims to build Sunset Park school across from bus depot

Parents want to knock the city “to the moon” over this school proposal. Comments (2)
Williamsburg

You’re the puppet! Puppetteer presents a Trumpian disaster film

No puppet! You’re the puppet! Comments (2)
Not for Nuthin’

No patience for incompetence

Two recent incidents occurred that have me convinced we no longer live in the United States of America, but in the United States of Incompetency. Comments (1)
Bensonhurst

Impatient driver bumps principal’s legs with his car during school drill

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Borough-wide

Lady Vikings star ready to conquer college game

Tsahai Corbie had a dominant senior season, but now the South Shore standout his ready for her next challenge – getting ready for college. Comment
Borough-wide

Shippin’ up to Boston: Nets still feeling effects of Celtics trade

Brooklyn’s rebuilding process still isn’t quite finished after the disasterous trade with the Celtics in 2013, but fans from both sides are still optimistic after this year’s National Basketball Association draft. Comment

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Bensonhurst

Vegas Diner cashes out: Jewel of Bensonhurst closes after 35 years

Vegas Diner closed its doors for the last time on June 25 after serving Southern Brooklynites round-the-clock nosh for the last 35 years. Comments (5)
Williamsburg

Northern lights! Fireworks move to Greenpoint this year

Get ready to get lit! Comment
Mill Basin

Mill Basin students win new bikes for reading

These kids are ready to ride! Comment
Marine Park

Kids helping kids!

Hundreds of youngsters — many dressed up as Superman, Batman, or another favorite crime fighter — came out to take a ride on the Ferris wheel at the ninth-annual Kids for Kids Family Fun Day to raise money for children’s cancer research at the Aviator Sports and Events Center on June 17. Comment
Marine Park

Weekend warriors compete in Rugged Maniac race

What a bunch of maniacs! Comment

Monday, June 26, 2017

Flatbush

Teen charged with attempted murder in dragging of police officer

District Attorney Eric Gonzalez charged 15-year-old Justin Murrell last week with attempted murder and assault for allegedly dragging police officer Dalsh Veve — who remains in critical condition — with a stolen car on June 3. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Ramadan mubarak! Balady hosts community feast

They made fast work of this meal. Comments (2)
Flatlands

Motorcyclist crashes, then gets arrested

Cops cuffed a 23-year-old motorcyclist after he collided into a car on Avenue H on June 21 and cops discovered that he didn’t have a license — but he did have a counterfeit police badge. Comments (1)
Gowanus ►Video

Wonder-wear! Dress as a superhero at patriotic strip show

All the world is waiting for you! Comment
Borough-wide

Facing the music: Busted Sunset Park piano hauled off

Somebody tickled these ivories a bit too hard. Comment

Sunday, June 25, 2017

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!

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Downtown

Past is prologue: LIU president emeritus pens book about college’s most formative decade

Keep flying, Blackbirds! Comments (1)
Letters

Sound Off To The Editor

Education is supposed to be the great equalizer, but not in New York City. Our city is home to over one million creative, curious, intelligent students who deserve a world-class education that sets them on a path to success and achievement. Our schools should prepare every student either for college or for a career, but they do not. Seemingly, they prepare some for Rikers by dismissing or downplaying crime. Comment

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