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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Big Screecher

Carminvalanche! The Screecher gets buried

How many times has this happened to you: You buy so much stuff on the line, have no place to put it, and then end up buried in it? Comment.
Borough-wide

Russell’s ‘A’ game powers Nazareth into Federation final

Erkyah Russell watched from the sidelines as Nazareth’s commanding, 16-point, first-quarter lead disappear in the second frame, and she knew she had to come in and make a difference. Comment.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Canarsie

Cops searching for missing 13-year-old girl

Police Department are asking the public’s help finding a 13-year-old Canarsie girl who disappeared from her East 82 Street home on March 25. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Rezone could put end to low-rise Ridge

A citywide rezoning scheme threatens to unravel Bay Ridge’s small-town feel, preservationists say. Comment.
Coney Island

Special feature

Acclaimed filmmaker Darren Aronofsky dropped by his old middle school, Mark Twain IS 239 in Coney Island, to be inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is still going green

It is a bona-fide four-leaf clover — welcome to week four of Bay Ridge Nights’ exhaustive Saint Patrick’s Day coverage! Comments (1).
A Britisher’s View

HIllary Clinton lied in Canarsie

Possible presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton once worked a rope line in Canarsie — but looped around the truth — writes our columnist, who was there to document the fib. Comments (1).

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Borough-wide

Lotto looter

Police are searching for the goon who stole lottery tickets from a Stillwell Avenue deli on March 16 and attacked the clerk when he confronted him. Comment.
Bushwick

Bushwick native uses art and Etch-A-Sketch to fight gentrification

A homegrown Bushwick artist is hoping to etch out some space for her neighborhood’s old school population. Comment.
BoroBeat

Bustin’ shorts

Kids from Fort Hamilton Army Base’s youth programs encouraged soldiers on the base to stop lighting up during “Kids Kick Butts Day” on March 18. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Kingsborough president gets earful from civic

Manhattan Beach residents who say that students from Kingsborough Community College disrupt the neighborhood took their complaints to the top on March 17 when the institution’s president came to a meeting of the Manhattan Beach Community Group Meeting at PS 195. Comment.
Marine Park

G-men come to Marine Park

The arrest of three Brooklyn men on terrorism charges last month spurred Marine Park residents to hold a terrorism awareness forum to reassure locals about potential threats during the upcoming Jewish and Christian holidays. Comment.
High School Sports

Not done yet: South Shore aims to add Federation title to historic season

South Shore takes on Catholic league champion Christ the King at 1 pm on March 27 in the Federation semifinals as the team drives for its first-ever state title. Comment.
Borough-wide

Former Grady forward Grant making a difference at Wings

Tyrone Grant may not be allowed back in Brooklyn for a while, and the former Grady and St. John’s basketball star is all right with that. Comment.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Borough-wide

Marked absence: Sunset Parkers demand city build more schools for overcrowded district

Parents from Sunset Park are giving the city an “F.” Comment.
Marine Park

A celebration of service

Locals remembered the late president of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association with a festive Irish fete at the third-annual Mary Powell Memorial Celebration at the Carmine Carro Center on March 18. Comment.
Not for Nuthin’

Just give me my double latte and shut up

Starbucks should stick to serving overpriced java and leave race relations out of it, writes our columnist. Comment.

I wanna be your downward dog

Bushwick

New York swoll! Bar offers punk-rock workout classes

Hey! Ho! Let’s go! Comments (1).
Bushwick

The best punk rock workout songs

‘Blitzkrieg Bod’ instructor Haley Groat shared her favorite rock songs for building rock-hard abs. Comment.
Borough-wide

Terriers take on Huskies in historic game

St. Francis College didn’t let the scoreboard spoil the moment. Comment.
High School Sports

Bobcats crowned at last

Beatrice Wallace immediately noticed the absence of a girls’ basketball championship banner when she arrived at Brooklyn College Academy three years ago, and she vowed to do something about it. Comment.

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