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Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011

Canarsie

PS 114 saved! For now…

Parents and teachers from PS 114 apparently convinced the Department of Education not to close the Remsen Avenue school just yet — arguing that a rogue principal was responsible for its downfall, not the staff or curriculum. Comments (1)
High School Sports

Sharks weightroom warrior signs with New Hampshire

Rashid Armand was recruited by Miami and Penn State. The Sheepshead Bay defensive lineman was in talks with Rutgers, Syracuse and UConn. Comment
24/7

BAM brings in the ‘Grass and Ass’ with Cheech, Chong and Porky’s

Nobody does lowbrow better than the highbrow folks at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comment
24/7

What a ‘Rush’! Aussie madman Geoffrey Rush stars in Gogol’s ‘Diary’ at BAM

Geoffrey Rush has a certain penchant for playing men slightly off their rockers — David Helfgott in “Shine,” the Marquis de Sade in “Quills,” the pirate Barbossa in “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Comment
24/7

The best wings in the borough — this Saturday

The hardest thing in professional sports is repeating as Super Bowl champions — but it’s even harder to pull off a “two-peat” at the annual Best Wings in Brooklyn contest at Red Star in Greenpoint. Comment
24/7

Brooklyn Youth shows again why it is the ‘It’ choir

The Brooklyn Youth Chorus is, how you say, having a moment. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011

Borough-wide

Brooklyn’s ultimate sweethearts

When Elliot and Harriet Reiken wed, World War II was coming to a close, the Catskills was a popular summer resort town, and the subway cost a nickel. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011

Brooklyn Heights

Lawrence St. stab

84th PrecinctBrooklyn HeightsRandom stabA ruffian with a knife was arrested after he stabbed a man on Lawrence Street on Jan. 25.Fully bakedA thieving pothead was arrested for holding up a woman at knifepoint on Adams Street on Jan. 25.Jewel heistA jewel-hungry burglar stole $20,000 worth of gems from a Livingston Street apartment on Jan. 25.Shoe-t!A shoe-happy hooligan stole $6,000 worth of sneakers and electronics from N.O.S. Shoes on Front Street on Jan. 26.Payless, get cutA scissors-wielding perp cut a Payless employee in the neck because he didnLaptop burglarA thief stole a couple laptops from an unlocked Cranberry Street basement on Jan. 29.Car thefts Comment

Monday, Feb. 7, 2011

Kings Courier

Cold comfort: Thugs rob teen of coat, sneakers and iPhone

Cold feetTwo thugs jumped an 18-year-old on Ocean Avenue on Jan. 27, taking his sneakers, iPhone and coat.HenryA crew of thieves broke into HenryMadison menacesThree James Madison High School students […] Comment
Flatbush

Cops search for hulking rapist

Rapist searchA hulking, heavy-handed thug is being sought for raping a 26-year-old woman on Glenwood Road.Shot deadA gunman shot a 30-year-old man dead on Jan. 28 during an exchange inside a high-rise on McKeever Place.Three stabbedA knife wielding assailant attacked three people on Fenimore Street on Jan. 30 No oneAnyone can be mugged Bottle bruiserA 40-year-old man was arrested on Jan. 28 after he tried to brain another man with a glass bottle on Rogers Avenue.Purse grabber pennedA man beat a woman for her purse during a Jan. 22 mugging on Albemarle Road Changing localesIt seems that the trio of trigger-happy thugs who have been raiding East Flatbush supermarkets have begun looking for greener pastures. Comment
Canarsie

Cops bust purse swiper

Purse grabber pinchedA 16-year-old was arrested on Jan. 24 after he tried to steal a womanGunman grabPolice have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with two gunpoint robberies on Nov. 4, 2010.Busted for DWIA 26-year-old was arrested on drunk driving charges on Jan. 30 after he was caught swerving through traffic on Remsen Avenue.Cabbie bruisers bustedA young couple were arrested on Jan. 27 after dining and ducking from a Sheepshead Bay ApplebeeSnow plowA 47-year-old motorist was arrested on drunk driving charges on Jan. 30 after he nearly caused a multiple car pile up on the Belt Parkway.Still missingIt was cold this week, but not as cold as the NYPDCommercial conundrumTwo Canarsie businesses were looted last week, both on Jan. 16. Comment
Borough-wide

Marty celebrates Bklyn’s ultimate sweethearts

When Elliot and Harriet Reiken wed, World War II was coming to a close, the Catskills was a popular summer resort town, and the subway cost a nickel. Comment
Bay News

Salmon swiper celled!

Heading upstreamA 21-year-old thief was arrested on Jan. 29 when he was caught trying to make off with $125 worth of salmon from the Avenue Y Stop & Shop.Headphone grabA quick-moving thug ripped a […] Comment
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