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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Bay Ridge

Twirly gig: Miss New York visits Ridge baton competition

This beauty queen had their heads twirling. Comment.

Horsing around


Neigh-ing tribute: Kentucky Derby party to honor Homer Fink

The two most exciting minutes in sports just got even better! Comment.

Five other Derby parties in Brooklyn

This isn’t a one-horse race! Comment.

Dresses accomplished! Operation prom helps high schoolers with gown giveaway

More than 250 students received free prom dresses at the third-annual Operation Prom — a formal wear giveaway for low-income students who are doing well in school — at Borough Hall on April 25. Comment.

Robots take Downtown: Polytech grad students show off innovations

The robots are coming! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Payback: City finally reimburses drivers for damages from roadwork

Residents who suffered damage to their wheels driving over an exposed manhole in Midwood last fall when the Department of Transportation was doing roadwork recently received refunds from the city for repair costs. Comment.

Young Red Hook residents help clean up the neighborhood

Kids crowded into the Housing Authority Farm in Red Hook to clean up the neighborhood and make something nice for their moms in preparation for Mother’s Day. Comment.
High School Sports

Poly rebounds with no-hitter win over Fieldston

Poly Prep nearly had the perfect bounce-back performance two days after an unexpected loss to Dalton. Comment.
High School Sports

Xaverian pounds St. Francis Prep to avenge lone league loss

Xaverian made sure not to repeat the fiasco that unfolded the last time St. Francis Prep and Xaverian met, when the Terriers took advantage of a string of defensive miscues in a single inning by the Brooklyn school and walked away with the victory. Comment.

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 (5).

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 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 (4).

College hockey double-header slated for Barclays Center

The Islanders will not be the only team playing hockey at Barclays Center this fall. Comments (1).

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.

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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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