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Monday, April 27, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Speed-cam shift: City to move money-spinning camera from parkway exit

A controversial Sheepshead Bay speed camera that earned the city more than $2.4 million in six months last year is being relocated, according to an elected official who called its lucrative location unfair. Comments (1).
Flatlands

Cellphone thief punches victim who chased him down

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who allegedly robbed then attacked a straphanger riding the 5 train in Flatbush on April 20. Comment.
Midwood

Midwood teen disappears in Manhattan

Police are looking for searching for a 15-year-old Midwood girl who vanished from her high school in Manhattan on April 23. Comment.
Prospect Heights

Rumba in the books! Indie-rock salsa band to play library

They’re ordering hits with a side of salsa! Comment.
Bay Ridge

PAC man! Donovan gobbles up checks from political action committees

In the race to replace disgraced Rep. Michael Grimm, the Republican candidate has collected nearly as much money from political action committees as his opponent has gotten from anybody. Comments (1).
Fort Greene

G’point author pens novel on squatters in ’90s Williamsburg

It is a squat plot! Comment.
It’s Only My Opinion

Is anti-Semitism really just jealousy?

In which our columnist contemplates two constants: anti-Semitism and the high proportion of Jewish Nobel Prize winners. Comments (2).
Borough-wide

College hockey double-header slated for Barclays Center

The Islanders will not be the only team playing hockey at Barclays Center this fall. Comment.

Sunday, April 26, 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.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Big Screecher

Step off! Carmine can’t get into the post office because of a six-inch rise!

This week, the Screecher tries to get his passport — and finds he can’t magicially levitate to get inside! Comment.

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Borough-wide

Identity thieves steal nearly $12,000

Police are looking for two men who siphoned nearly $12,000 from a man’s bank account and blew the money on shopping sprees around the city last week. Comment.
Bergen Beach

Slow your roll! Bergen Beach couple’s new app tells parents when kids are speeding

They’re not your typical software moguls. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Fail! City holds controversial hearing on eve of major test

Bensonhurst protestors blasted the Department of Education for scheduling a public hearing on local charter school proposals on April 21 — the night before high-stakes state math exams. Comment.
Dyker Heights

Test anxiety: Exams force kids back into shaky school days after wall collapse

Class is back in session — whether you like it or not. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Don your fancy pants in Bay Ridge

Poetry and opera? The Ridge is getting classy this weekend! Comment.
Manhattan Beach

The art of memory

Nearly 500 students entered the Holocaust Memorial Creative Arts Contest at Kingsborough Community College on April 19. Comment.
Marine Park

Double dose! Fidler finds two matching kidney donors on same day

Ask and ye shall receive — eventually! Comments (1).
A Britisher’s View

Hillary takes her presidential campaign comedy show on the road

Her Snootiness launched her presidential campaign with a public disconnect bigger than Mars, writes our columnist. Comment.

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