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February, 2017

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Standing O check’s the team

Checkmate and kudos to the members of the Brooklyn Technical High School Chess Team on its first-ever win at the City Chess Championship games. Comment
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Standing O is giving boxes of chocolate

Caring students of PS 253 tagged along with members of the United War Veterans Council on its Valentine’s Day Caravan event to show some love to veterans at St. Albans Community Living Center in Queens. Comment
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Standing O is giving Dr. Liswood A Foot of approval

Congratulations to podiatrist Dr. Paul Liswood for receiving the 2016 American Podiatric Medical Association’s Meritorious Service Award. Comment
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What an inspiration!

Brooklyn native Joanne Sylvestre uses her life lessons to help other minority women excel in the healthcare field. Comment
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Happy trails to you!

St. Francis College threw a whopping retirement party for parting accountant June McGrisken. Comment
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Ready for its close-up

Kings Bay Y unveiled its newly expanded and upgraded auditorium. Comment
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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
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I am woman!

Brooklyn’s biggest booster is boosting bigger and better than ever. Comment
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Preserving the neighborhood

Three cheers for Park Slope’s 14th Street Block Association and its award for protecting the neighborhood’s historic character. Comment
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Standing O is at it again!

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

January, 2017

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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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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
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Deck the windows

Students at Progress High School brought extra holiday cheer to Grand Street as part of the Holiday Window Display Contest. Comment
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Standing O  ApPaws!

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

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