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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.

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.

This week’s featured advertisers

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.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Courts

Top cop! Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

Lynch has clinched it! Comment.
Marine Park

Locals blast plans to rezone Marine Park

The city’s proposed citywide rezoning has some Marine Park residents fearful that their close-knit community will become just another overcrowded neighborhood. Comments (12).
Bay Ridge

Donovan ducks Bay Ridge debate

The only mark they’ll put next to his name is “absent.” Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Lights, camera ... Baldwin!

The stars came out in Sheepshead Bay for the filming of an indie flick written by and staring a borough native. Comment.
Marine Park

Celebrating Earth Day at the salt marsh

Dozens of residents celebrated the sun and soil at the Salt Marsh Nature Center’s 10th-annual Earth Day celebration on April 19. Comment.

Sorrentino renaissance

Clinton Hill

Writers celebrate the lost Bard of Bay Ridge

They’re turning over a new page on an old master. Comment.
Books

Gil-ded pages: Sorrentino’s Ridge-centric literature

Familiarize yourself with Gilbert Sorrentino’s many meditations on Bay Ridge. Comment.
DUMBO

Classical musicians and boxers to perform in harmony

Get ready for another round of “Strike!,” where classical musicians belt out Bach while boxers just belt each other. Comment.
Standing O

Bien venue and welcome

Standing O lauds local libraries, speechifiers, and a borough-bred banker. Comment.
Joe Knows

All-star games were about more than hoops for Fraser

Brianna Fraser wanted to take advantage of every last opportunity to play basketball as a high school baller before starting her collegiate career at Maryland. Comment.

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