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Sunday, April 19, 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 18, 2015

Big Screecher

Tornado bucks, and the Screecher falls — again!

When is Carmine going to learn that he has to wear his seatbelt? Comment.
Books

What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Bay Ridge

Ridge little league opener draws players across the bridge

Bring them your tired, your poor, your huddled teammates yearning to play free. Comment.

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Sheepshead Bay

Hopeless shelter: Residents say facility unfit for families

The emergency homeless shelter that opened in October in Plumb Beach is unfit for the 23 families living there who are trying to get back on their feet, according to shelter residents. Comment.
Books

Fright fight! Stephen King vs. R.L. Stine

Both men have written books about evil clowns. Both men are coming to Brooklyn. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Complimenti! Bensonhurst Italian organization celebrates service

They got your community service right here. Comment.
Marine Park

Universoul Circus dazzles audiences at Aviatior

What a show! Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Rock is back in Bay Ridge!

The Ridge is rocking again! Comment.
A Britisher’s View

Bklyn bride remembers Boston bombings

The Boston bomber’s conviction falls six days short of the second anniversary of the terror attacks — a day that will live on in infamy for Bay Ridge newlywed Courtney Taleporos Comment.
Borough-wide

Gerone, Madison hold off rival Telecom

James Madison ace Isabella Gerone delivered on the mound and at the plate in Wednesday’s win over Telecommunications. Comment.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

Who could possibly want to murder this adorable basset hound?

A Hatfield-and-McCoy–style fight between two feuding Gerritsen Beach neighbors over a long-standing debt nearly turned deadly for a local pooch when a combatant allegedly tried to choke this beloved basset hound to death with a weaponized bone. Comments (2).
Sheepshead Bay

Put me in, coach! I’m ready to play!

More than a hundred baseball players from the Kings Bay Youth Organization took a swing at the spring season with a parade in Sheepshead Bay on April 12. Comment.
Borough-wide

Bugging out: Tuberculosis outbreak threatens Sunset Parkers

Sunset Park is ground-zero of an outbreak of tuberculosis — a disease mostly eradicated many years ago. Comment.
Gravesend

Woman leaps to death from Gravesend balcony

A 52-year-old woman died after plunging nine stories from the balcony of her Gravesend co-op in an apparent suicide on April 13. Comment.
Joe Knows

Spring sports come with plenty to watch for in Brooklyn

Basketball season is finally in our review mirror after the Jordan Brand Classic at Barclays Center on Friday, and the weather appears to warming up. That means spring is finally here, and with it another baseball and softball season. Comment.

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