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Friday, July 25, 2008

Kings Courier

Educrats seek input on spending

Parents: you can tell the city Department of Education (DOE) how to spend $63 million. Comment
Flatbush

Battle for the night: Cops to meet with club owners

Cops from the 67th Precinct have started a new dance with East Flatbush club owners. Comment
Flatbush

Ave. D merchants: We want more cops

If they want to see more of the green that comes from happy, secure customers, Avenue D merchants feel they should see more NYPD blue first. Comment
Kings Courier

Prayer for justice: Murdered couple laid to rest

Friends and family members of Marine Park divorce attorney Mark Schwartz and his wife Christine Petrowski-Schwartz prayed for justice Sunday as detectives continued to pour over evidence that may lead them to the killer who took their lives. Comment

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Kings Courier

War hero’s final farewell

Police and military brass, along with rank-and-file members of the NYPD and military, stood three deep at attention along Ocean Avenue last week to bid a final farewell to one of their fallen comrades. Comment
Kings Courier

Towns, Powell showdown: Young challenger taking on entrenched incumbent

The incumbent is a political veteran. The opponent comes riding the Obama wave of African-Americans who have come of age in the post-Civil Rights generation. Comment
Kings Courier

Robber shot in face

A would-be robber was shot in the face Sunday night as he tried to take an off-duty correction officer’s motorcycle, officials said this week. Comment
Kings Courier

Priced out of the boro

The high rate of foreclosures, the shrinking number of affordable rentals and predatory lending were all covered in a recent forum on housing in Brooklyn. Comment
Kings Courier

No competition for Clarke

What a difference 18 months make. Comment
Kings Courier

New members join Community Bd. 12: Three join ranks of neighborhood group

Three new members were welcomed at Community Board 12, at the group’s June meeting. Comment
Kings Courier

More cops to hit the streets

Dozens of new — but experienced – officers are flooding the streets of Brooklyn South. Comment
Kings Courier

Long Island College Hospital honors some of its finest

In the presence of dozens of friends, colleagues and families, Long Island College Hospital (LICH) celebrated its annual Employee Service Awards. Special guest of honor was Faith Somme-Burges, RN, BS, CWON, of the Division of Nursing. Comment
Kings Courier

Ghost hydrant haunts local man: $200 ticket turns into long fight

Simon Belsky says he gets no respect. And he may just have a $200 ticket and the pictures to prove it. Comment
Kings Courier

Gere’s here for shoot

No, Richard Gere has not joined the NYPD. Comment
Kings Courier

Feed the meter -Cost of Kings Hwy parking explodes

It’s usually difficult to find a parking spot on Kings Highway, and in the fall, it will also be more expensive once you land one, city officials announced last week. Comment
Kings Courier

Board counts on community for clout: Community Board 14 toasts before taking break

Members of Community Board 14 toasted supporters and welcomed their new compatriots at an end-of-season party. Comment
Kings Courier

Bank bandits on the loose

Cops are looking for two note-passing bandits wanted for three area bank robberies. Comment
Kings Courier

Aviator hosts seniors in shape guest day & BBQ

Seniors from across Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx converged on Aviator Sports & Recreation for Aviator’s and Seniors in Shape’s first Senior Guest Day and BBQ Blast. Comment
Kings Courier

Asthma can’t hold back these remarkable kids

The Children’s Hospital at Downstate awarded scholarships to Jurrell Rodgers and Kyron Galvez for achieving academic excellence while overcoming chronic asthma. Comment
Kings Courier

Ain’t too proud to hate: Rappers promise ‘Straight Pride Parade’

They’re straight, they’re proud and they want to beat up gay people. Comment

Monday, July 21, 2008

Flatbush

You’ve got a right to party: Cops lift block party ban on E. 92nd Street

There’s good reason for one East Flatbush street to start celebrating, but the celebration will need to be postponed to next year. Comment

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Flatbush

‘Toto’ faces fraud charges in Brooklyn

The founder of a Haitian death squad is on trial this week in Brooklyn—not for human rights violations, but for mortgage fraud. Comment
Flatbush

3-way race for State Senate: Councilmen Felder, Stewart challenge Parker for post

With the filing of petitions in the 21st Senatorial District by midnight on July 10, battle lines appear to be drawn for a three-way race for the seat currently held by State Senator Kevin Parker. Comment
Flatbush

Transformation for Community Bd. 17: Three new members take up posts as former members move on

There’s been a slight but perhaps telling shift in membership on Community Board 17. Comment
Flatbush

Raising Health consciousness

Democratic Council Member Simcha Felder, left, visited the Lutheran Family Health Centers’ Caribbean-American Family Health Center Pre-Independence Day Event. Comment
Flatbush

New crop of seasoned cops to hit the streets

Dozens of new — but experienced – officers are flooding the streets of Brooklyn South. Comment
Flatbush

New commander at 67th Police Precinct

Area residents and NYPD honchos are putting their faith in Deputy Inspector Corey Pegues as the new commanding officer of the 67th Precinct in East Flatbush begins reaching out to religious and community groups. Comment
Flatbush

New charter schools loom on horizon

School officials visited Canarsie last week to provide information about the possible opening of two new charter schools – but some important details were omitted. Comment
Flatbush

Merchants mull new BID: Alliance would effect Newkirk Plaza and beyond

Merchants in one section of Flatbush are on the cusp of a sea change. Comment
Flatbush

Funeral services held for Iraq war hero

Police and military brass, along with rank-and-file members of the NYPD and military, stood three deep at attention along Ocean Avenue last week to bid a final farewell to one of their fallen comrades. Comment
Flatbush

Flatbush is fun for the whole family

Summer spectacles abounded in the neighborhood when the Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) held a street fair, featuring fun for the whole family. Comment
Flatbush

Crooks find gold in recycled trash

It may just be recycling, but it’s the city’s recycling – so keep your mitts off it! Comment
Flatbush

Celebrating 30 years of delivering top-notch care

The Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (CNR), a member of the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services (BAFHS), celebrated 30 years of caring for the community with an Awards Ceremony and Reception recognizing individuals who have given invaluable contributions to CNR, the healthcare industry and the Brooklyn community. Comment
Flatbush

Cakewalk for Clarke

What a difference 18 months make. Comment
Flatbush

Board counts on community for clout

Members of Community Board 14 toasted supporters and welcomed their new compatriots at an end-of-season party. Comment
Flatbush

Ain’t too proud to hate: Reggae rappers promise ‘Straight Pride Parade’

They’re straight, they’re proud and they want to beat up gay people. Comment

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