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Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018

Bay Ridge ►Audio

Gounardes: Golden should lose job, driver’s license

State Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) should have his driver’s license revoked, according to his Democratic challenger, Andrew Gounardes, in his inaugural appearance on Brooklyn Paper Radio on Oct. 19. Comment
Books

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for Oct. 20. Comment

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

Dyker Heights

School bus driver crashes, dies after “medical episode” while driving kids in Dyker Heights

A Bensonhurst school bus driver died on Oct. 18 after he struck an empty parked 2011 Honda Accord on 71st Street in Dyker Heights, according to police. Comment
Downtown

Boro goes ‘Clear’: DA expands program offering some suspects caught with drugs counseling instead of possible jail time

Many suspects busted on low-level narcotics-possession charges across Kings County will now get a chance to participate in counseling programs in exchange for avoiding community service and potential jail time, according to the borough’s top prosecutor. Comment
The city’s first shelter catering specifically to Muslim women and children experiencing domestic violence opened in Southern Brooklyn in August. The shelter’s director — a Muslim woman herself — said the Asiyah Women’s Center aims to raise awareness about the problem of domestic violence within the Muslim community and support Muslim women in a safe space as they seek to rebuild their lives. Comment
Event

Cycling for a cure: Three Guys from Brooklyn co-owner riding in Bike MS to honor late father

A co-owner of a beloved Brooklyn grocery store is hopping on his bike along with hundreds of other cyclists this Sunday for a 50-mile trek across the city to raise awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis. Comment
These machines are on a roll! Comment
A group of self-proclaimed witches will gather in Bushwick on Saturday to perform what they described as a “punitive” hex on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, weeks after 50 United States senators voted to confirm him to the nation’s highest court despite multiple women accusing the judge of sexual assault. Comment
In his new column, arts editor Bill Roundy picks five of the best things to do this week. And this week, women are killing it! Comment
It was a hero’s tribute. Comment
In September and October at Coney Island Hospital, they don’t call the middle day of the week Wednesday — they call it “Pink Wednesday.” Comment

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018

Party Line

Golden defends staffer with gang ties

He’s a Proud Boy and a Golden boy! Comments (7)
The city wants locals to stop taking trash about its newest waste transfer station in Gravesend. Comments (1)
Standing O

Diapers, and onesies, and blankies! Oh My!

To raise awareness of the high infant mortality rates in Central Brooklyn moms-to-be were treated to the third “Shower2Empower” baby fest held at the Wyckoff House Museum in East Flatbush. Comment
It was a procession of paws! Comment
The Brooklyn housing market is always scary, but at Halloween, the haunted houses become terrifying! Here are four homes haunted by spirits that you can visit during the spooky season. Comment
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