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Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness

Cancer specialist discusses the healthcare milestones

A patient of Dr. Michael Theodorakis, a cancer and blood specialist on Long Island, was stunned to learn that the lump on his chest was breast cancer. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness

Screenings and self-exams are key to early detection of breast cancer

Early detection is crucial to successful breast cancer treatment. Protect yourself with these life-saving tips from Maimonides Medical Center, the American Cancer Society, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Comment

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Coney Island

Play it again! Coney stalwart revives play about vindictive ventriloquist

Edison killed the vaudeville star — now the vaudeville star wants to kill Edison! Comment

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Williamsburg

Reprise of the machines: W’burg play stars robot actor

That is right — a robot actor. Comment
Bushwick

Ghost buskers: Spooky musical show haunts Bushwick Starr

Forget ghost stories this Halloween — listen to some ghost songs instead. Comment

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014

The Newsstand

Courier Life’s Brooklyn papers are now online!

Courier Life is proud to present the latest print edition of Brooklyn Weekly, which can be found each Sunday in the New York Post. Check it out, along with our other local editions! Comment
Big Screecher

Finally! Carmine gets into BJ’s

This week, the Screecher pays a visit to the big-box store in his backyard. Comments (1)
Letters

Sound Off to the Editor

Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Books

What to read this week

Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Borough-wide

This month: CNG goes pink!

You may notice something different about our newspapers and our websites this month — they are pink! Our new President, Jennifer Goodstein, explains why. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge hits the high notes

The Ridge is really rocking this weekend. Punk, classic rock, and … opera? That is right! It is all waiting for you in Bay Ridge. Comment
A Britisher’s View

Islamo-freaks are taking over the west — with the free world’s cooperation

President Obama must stop demonizing America at the expense of Islam, and the international community must sanction the Muslim world, unless it uses its own muscle and money to destroy radical Islam, writes our columnist. Comments (4)

Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Borough-wide

Mega-development coming to Sunset Park

A shelved Sunset Park development that caused controversy over its size in 2007 is back — and bigger than ever. Comment
Standing O

Old street, new name

Street is co-named for longtime public servant. Comment
Bay Ridge

Wash Hashanah: Ridge Jews cleanse sins in waterfront ceremony

It’s a new year and a new slate. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

Ill wind as Congressional candidates spar over Sandy response

This debate was a storm of allegations. Comments (4)
BoroBeat

Athletes take on boot camp-style race

The Civilian Military Combine at Aviator Sports and Events Center on Sept. 27 separated the alpha athletes from the rookies with a fierce four-mile obstacle course. Comment
Manhattan Beach

Renowned Russian sax player swings into Manhattan Beach

This performance will begin on a high note. Comment
Red Hook

Ahoy Red Hook! Pirate clown sails into the Waterfront Museum

Yo ho ho and a bottle of fun! Comment
High School Sports

Fort Hamilton bests Midwood for first Class-A victory

Three straight days of volleyball ended much better than they started for Fort Hamilton. Comments (1)
Joe Knows

Blackbirds volleyball ready to take next step

Kyle Robinson wanted to build a program that was respected and could compete nationally when he took over the Long Island University women’s volleyball team seven years ago. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Midwood

Two dead in Midwood after cops open fire

A love triangle turned deadly when a Midwood woman’s boyfriend and ex-boyfriend died in a barrage of police gunshots on Monday. Comment
Marine Park

Former councilman appeals for kidney donation

A former Marine Park councilman is turning to social media to find a donor for a kidney transplant. Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Joanna has had it with “Haven”

I have tried. Really, truly I have, but I find that whatever interest I had in “Haven” has unfortunately disappeared — along with the Barn and Audrey Parker. Comment
Williamsburg

Flavor-dusting for prints: Teens stole Doritos from chip factory, police say

They were caught orange-handed. Comment
BoroBeat

Tot trot

The 48-year-old Bay Ridge Ragamuffin Parade drew thousands of children and kids at heart decked out in their best costumes to Third Avenue on Sept. 28. Comment
Williamsburg

Thrive-in Saturday! W’burg glam rock party celebrates 10 years

They love to boogie on a Saturday night! Comment
Park Slope

Do the weird stuff! Superfans host ‘Dr. Horrible’ sing-along party

What a crazy random happenstance! Comment
High School Sports

Booker leads Fort Hamilton to first victory of the season

A big day from Troy Brooker landed Fort Hamilton its first win of the season, and handed New Utrecht its first defeat. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

Flatlands

Murder in Flatlands

A man was killed by multiple gunshots in Flatlands on Sept. 26. Comment
Borough-wide

Sunset Park appalled by police beating of pregnant woman

A shocking case of alleged police brutality in Sunset Park has sparked outrage in the community. Comments (5)
High School Sports

Hot Rod: Rodriguez’s late touchdown lifts Lincoln over Grand Street

Luis Rodriguez was living the dream while handing Grand Street a nightmare. Comment
Manhattan Beach

Locals call Kingsborough students a royal pain

Neighbors say students from Kingsborough Community College who descend on Manhattan beach are drag racing, using drugs, and parking in private driveways, and a new civic group wants to cull the herd. Comments (19)
Fort Greene

Green Monster Big Band plays tribute to G’point legend Fred Ho

They are blowing his horn. Comment
Bridge ‘Park’

Brooklyn Bridge Park getting classroom, bathrooms

A former city building at the Manhattan Bridge end of Brooklyn Bridge Park is a getting a $3.6 million, community center makeover. Comment
High School Sports

Catholic softball teams play to raise money for breast cancer research

The Fontbonne Hall and St. Edmund softball teams joined other softball squads to help raise money for breast cancer research last weekend. Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Islanders give Brooklyn taste of what’s to come in preseason win over Devils at Barclays

The New York Islanders hope its preseason victory over the Devils foreshadows future success at the Barclays Center. Comments (1)

Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

Midwood

Senior threatened with knife in Midwood home robbery

“The suspect placed a knife at the back of his head,” said a police spokeswoman. Comment
Bay Ridge

Run Ridge, run!

They ran headlong into autumn. Comment
Park Slope

Death by F train

An F train struck and killed a man lying on the tracks between the Fourth Avenue–Ninth Street and Seventh Avenue F and G stations, backing up train traffic, FDNY and transit officials said. Comments (1)
BoroBeat

Antics on Atlantic: Massive street fair hits 40

The 40th anniversary of a massive street fair Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Tower rising in Sheepshead Bay

Life in Sheepshead Bay is about to reach a whole new level. Comment
It’s Only My Opinion

Stan reflects on brick-and-mortar retail

Our columnist notes the difference between being busy and making money. Comment
Borough-wide

More money, less problems

The city is pumping more money than ever before into administering its Hurricane Sandy recovery program, but it says the splurge will improve results. Comment

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014

Midwood

Cops: Help find hit-and-run driver in Midwood

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a driver who fled the scene after hitting a senior citizen and a child in Midwood on Sept. 17. Comments (1)
Construction Update

Contractor to Forest City Ratner: It’s not me, it’s you

The develoer behind the project formerly known as Atlantic Yards and Swedish builder Skanska are separated, but a judge won’t let them get divorced just yet. Comment
Downtown

Om, man: Borough President Adams loves yoga and meditation

The Beep gets all beatific in describing his discovery of the ancient practices. Comments (1)
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