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February, 2017

Standing O

What an inspiration!

Brooklyn native Joanne Sylvestre uses her life lessons to help other minority women excel in the healthcare field. Comment
Standing O

Happy trails to you!

St. Francis College threw a whopping retirement party for parting accountant June McGrisken. Comment
Standing O

Ready for its close-up

Kings Bay Y unveiled its newly expanded and upgraded auditorium. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Jo wants to bring back the three R’s

Teachers from elementary school through college are telling students how to distinguish between factual and fictional news — and why they should care that there’s a difference.” This is the opening lede in an Associated Press item I saw the other day in the New York Post. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Brooklynite and City University of New York School of Law dean Mary Lu Bilek was named one of the “Most Influential People in Legal Education.” Comment
Standing O

I am woman!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
Standing O

Preserving the neighborhood

Three cheers for Park Slope’s 14th Street Block Association and its award for protecting the neighborhood’s historic character. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Super Bowl ads too preachy

Our columnist sermonizes. Comments (2)
Spin Cycle

The people and the press must check government’s power

It’s up to us to make sure — you and me — to resist the new President’s plan to trample our rights. Comments (3)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Slate Property Group’s SPACE Grants recipients get a shout-out. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is sending out a C.H.E.E.R. to the Clippers squad

The Xaverian Clippers cheerleading squad raised a pompom in the Catholic High School Athletic Association Regional Cheerleading competition. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Our Wicked Lady bar in Bushwick hosts Thursdays for the Cause to raise funds to support organizations that protect our future. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

President Trump is locking the doors at night

Say what you want — but all our President is doing is keeping us safe. Comments (8)

January, 2017

Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Borough President Adams honored Luis Ruiz and Antonio Pina for rescuing a woman from an attempted rape. Comment

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Standing O

You say ‘goodbye,’ we say ‘hello’

A big welcome to Dr. Liliana Polo McKenna in her new post at Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, and good luck to outgoing Randy Peers. Comment
Standing O

Deck the windows

Students at Progress High School brought extra holiday cheer to Grand Street as part of the Holiday Window Display Contest. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Inauguration Day whiners need to suck it up

Spoiled children having a tantrum. Burning cars, breaking windows, sitting in the streets causing traffic jams and disturbing the civil liberties for the rest of us. This is what the non-deplorables did on Inauguration Day. Comments (7)
Standing O

Hoo’s the boss!

Faithful customers of the Owl’s Head wine bar helped raise more than $1,000 for the It Gets Better Project. Comment
Standing O

Move over those tassels

The 100 graduates of the Class of 2017 at St. Francis College walked the stage during winter commencement ceremonies on Jan. 9. Comment
Standing O

Can you hear us now?

Standing O is putting out the welcome mat for ear, nose, and throat specialists Dr. Seth Kaplan and Dr. Kim Baker, who join NYU Lutheran Medical Center. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Hollywood losers need a new script

I know, I know, I did say I didn’t want to be bothered by election rhetoric any longer, but I just can’t help myself. Comment
Standing O

Standing O shares the news

Dr. Timothy J. Houlihan was appointed to interim president of St. Francis College after the passing of President Brendan Dugan. Comment
Standing O

Standing O  ApPaws!

Bailey the cat was the paws-down winner of the Bay Ridge Pets’ 2016 Holiday Pet Photo Contest. Comment
Standing O

A citation, laptop & and Standing O!

Midwood High School student Ahmed Khalifa was honored for coming to the aid of a woman who was assaulted on a Q train. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

FBI bungled Ft. Lauderdale shooter

What will it take for this agency to get its act together, our columnist asks. Comments (1)
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

A big welcome to Coco Killingsworth, who joins Brookyn Academy of Music as the new vice president of Education and Community Engagement. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Budding artists Nasir Muhamed and Lisbeth De Los Santos are featured in the 2017 Police Athletic League calendar. Comment
Standing O

Standing O is at it again!

Do-gooding pediatric hospice workers at Metropolitan Jewish Health System loaded up the sleigh and delivered Christmas cheer to patients across the city. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Prescription costs are a bitter pill

Kudos to me — I lived through another holiday season, survived vacation at home with husband and daughter (no mean feat I assure you), and after 12 days of not writing anything more than an address on an envelope, I’m back busily pecking away at the keyboard. Comment
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