Monday, Sept. 12, 2011


Hail to the retiring chief.

After 37 years in the military, Gen. David Petraeus is feted with a retirement party and honored for his service. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011


Brooklyn remembers 9-11

Everyone has a personal story about 9-11, a day that touched every single New Yorker. We asked our readers to share their remembrances — and the result is a broad cross-section of reactions and memories. Click below to read them all.
Not for Nuthin’

Not for Nuthin’, but I remeber that day

What was I doing on Sept. 11 2001? Most assuredly the same thing that I did on Sept. 10, 2001 but even more assuredly not the same thing that I would do on Sept. 12, 2001 or ever after. Ten years on and the memories of 9-11 are still as sharp and crisp as they were that day. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

Park Slope

A widow’s tale: Remembering 9-11

Park Slope

A widow’s tale: Remembering 9-11

Thousands are expected to flock to Ground Zero this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, but Marian Fontana won’t be among them. Comment

Friday, Sept. 9, 2011

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A Britisher’s View

Surviving the terror: One woman’s story, Pt. II

A Brooklyn woman, who was in the thick of 9-11, recalls the horrors in this final installment of a two-part column. Comment

Cops nab second suspect in coin dealer murder

Plus a host of other crimes reported to the 70th Precinct. Comment

Oxy thief busted

Plus a smattering of other crimes reported by the 61st and 70th precincts. Comment
The surviving Montford Point Marines — the nation’s first African-American Marines — are honored. Comment

Your weekend reads — from three booksellers

Once again, the ladies of BookMark Shoppe, Greenlight and Word give us their hot books of the week. Comment

Speedy’s presence to pace Jefferson

Ride the wave: Thomas Jefferson’s offense will be explosive this season. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011

An unlikely trio of Coney Island legends finally got their due. Comment
Bay Ridge

Grimm: I’ll take on my party over Irene relief funds

The borough’s lone Republican congressman is poised to battle his own party’s leadership — and put his budget-cutting credentials on the line — to make sure that Brooklyn gets more Hurricane Irene relief money. Comment
Mill Basin

Size matters: ‘Adult Zone’ gets smaller sign, new name

Talk about shrinkage! Comment
Democratic congressional candidate David Weprin unleashed the big guns — make that long, slender guns — in his bid to succeed disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner: Jon “Bowzer” Bauman, the legendary singer from the retro doo-wop band Sha Na Na. Comment

Drug store cowboy bust

Plus several other crimes reported to the 60th, 61st and 62nd precincts. Comment
Gavel to Gavel

Cop killer not smart enough to die

Ronell Wilson was convicted of killing two undercover cops in 2003. His lawyers now claim that his low IQ would preclude him from being put to death. Comment

Cops cash in on bone-headed burglar

Plus a smattering of crimes from Canarsie’s 69th Precinct. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

A whole lot of honey, honey

Our columnist’s take on the Comment
Bay Ridge

Defending Fort Hamilton

Young Tigers will need to learn to finish if it hopes to repeat as PSAL champs. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011


Man shoots self as marshals come to evict him

A 52-year-old Bensonhurst man is in stable condition after he shot himself in the head Wednesday morning as city marshals sent to evict him from his home banged on his door. Comments (4)
Prospect Heights

Williams: Cops wouldn’t have cuffed me if I was white

In his first public comments since he was detained by police at the West Indian Parade on Monday, Councilman Jumaane Williams contends that the incident happened because of the color of his skin. Comments (3)

Want to see the Twin Towers again? There’s an app for that

The ghosts of Sept. 11 are still with us. And now you can get two more — the Twin Towers themselves — on your iPhone. Comment
Talk about an organ donation! Comment
Speak Out

Loud and clear: When Lou speaks out, friends listen

Lou recalls columns past, and how friends remember them. Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Ed Koch joins Bob Turner on the campaign trail

Koch, a Democrat, defends Israel by backing Turner for Congress. Comment

Smoked out! FDNY bests NYPD in heated baseball match at MCU Park

Talk about getting hosed! Comment
A new suvellance system protects army bases. Comment
Bay Ridge

Older, wiser X-Men hope this is the year

A year after a dispointing 5-5 season, the Xaverian Clippers think they can turn things around. Comment
Coney Island

Railsplitter Murphy headed to Oklahoma State

After a breakout July, Kamari Murphy’s stock went through the roof as big-time schools like Connecticut, Missouri, Florida, Miami and Florida State were all over the 6-foot-8 forward from Lincoln HS. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011


Cops detain councilman at West Indian Day Parade

Was it racial profiling? Many think so. Comment

Old School! It’s business as usual at Kersner Furs

A Bensonhurst furrier is betting his modern twist on an old-fashioned classic — the super-expensive fur coat — could help revive an industry’s that’s deader than the mink in your grandmother’s closet. Comments (8)
It’s Only My Opinion

Here’s what we learned on Labor Day

Stan’s post-barbecue thoughts. Comments (1)

Fire rips through Paerdegat home

A massive fire punched through the roof of a Paerdegat 12th Street home on Aug. 24, sending heavy smoke and flames into the afternoon sky. Comment

Raw Utes hope hard work pays off

New Utrecht HS coach says his squad’s dilligence will be its strong point. Comment

Monday, Sept. 5, 2011

Secretary commends airmen on a job well done in the Pacific area. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011

Coney Island

Sunday reading: 30 minutes, plus Lou Powsner, equals gold

Our reporter learned more in 30 minutes with 91-year-old Brooklyn Graphic columnist Lou Powsner than he did in four years of college. Comment
Big Screecher

The nerve of these peoples!

This week, Carmine complains about low-life neighbors who booed kids that were doing a great thing — keeping Bensonhurst beautiful! Comment
Military members work together to help during flooding from Hurricane Irene. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011


Cyclones make the post-season with win over Yankees!

A loss by Williamsport clinches the wild-card spot for the surging Clones. Comment
Walmart gave the Brooklyn Public Library $50,000 this week, but opponents of the big-box store’s move into Brooklyn say the donation is just another cheap hustle by a company looking to grease the wheels so it can open here without protest. Comments (2)

Feds slap landlord over refusal to negotiate with workers

A notorious Flatbush landlord owes hundreds of thousands of dollars in back pay for 70 employees that it illegally locked out during an ongoing labor dispute, a federal agency said last Wednesday. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

A gunman shot two men in Canarsie this afternoon. Comments (22)

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