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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Ditmas Park

Clean slate: Comedians at temple are next to godliness

This is fudging funny! Comment

Monday, March 5, 2018

Fort Greene

Talking with the stars: Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson returns to BAM

It will be a stellar conversation! Comment

Sunday, March 4, 2018

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Borough-wide

Arming teachers is not the answer

The only time that teachers should be involved with guns in our public schools would be for a musical production of “Annie Get Your Gun.” Comments (2)

Friday, March 2, 2018

Straphangers who board the fleet of ferries dedicated to shuttling them across the East River from Williamsburg when the L train shuts down next year will get a free transfer to buses waiting for them on the other side, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Comment
Protesters rallied outside the office of Bay Ridge’s state senator on Feb. 26, calling for him to support the more-than-decade-old Child Victims Act, which would extend the statute of limitations to allow for survivors of child sex abuse to come forward with their claims as adults. Comment
Coney Island

Coney Island Hospital is on the rise

Coney Island

Coney Island Hospital is on the rise

Coney Island Hospital is adding a whopping 10-story building to its complex later this year — four years after announcing the funding for the project. Comments (1)
Kensington

Man killed by trucker in deadly crash at long-problematic Kensington intersection

A truck driver hit and killed a man crossing the street at a notoriously dangerous Kensington intersection near Ocean Parkway on Tuesday, police said. Comment

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Borough-wide

City homeless commish blasted for snubbing CB7 — on which he once served

The head of the city Department of Homeless Services snubbed an invitation to Community Board 7’s Feb. 21 meeting — despite being a resident of the district and a former member of the board — because he’s not willing to face questions from his neighbors about why the community has been saddled with a disproportionate number of homeless shelters, according the CB 7 district manager, who said that he and other board members took his no-show as a personal slight. Comment
Bay Ridge

Doggie daycare opens in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge

Doggie daycare opens in Bay Ridge

It’s a pooch paradise! Comment
It is, it is a glorious thing to hear a pirate sing! Comment
The Right View

Rikers Island: The perfect place for a jail

Our columnist thinks closing Rikers Island instead of fixing the problems there is an idiotic move. Comments (2)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge goes really retro!

It is time for some time travel in the Ridge! Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

Local residents and pols blasted the top brass at Coney Island eatery Gargiulo’s for announcing plans to host a fund-raiser for the National Rifle Association just two weeks after the deadly school shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Comment
He’s praying for mercy! Comment
Canarsie

Girl shot in head at Canarsie stoplight

An 8-year-old girl was shot in the head when a man shot a gun during an argument in Canarsie on Feb. 26, according to police. Comments (1)
They’ve come a long way to play. Comment
She’s leading the Revolution. Comment
Brighton Beach

Kids celebrate Purim at Shorefront Y

These kids have a passion for Purim! Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018

The city must do more to protect Sunset Park kids who walk by a dangerous Fourth Avenue gas station to get to school, and change has to come from the top, say local pols. Comment
The city couldn’t hold it any longer. Comment
Harbor Watch

Brooklyn son is TOPGUN

A native Brooklynite and 2015 Midwood High School graduate is part of the Navy’s finest aviation fighter training facility in the world. Comment

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

Coney Island

Off-duty police officer arrested, charged with assault

Police arrested an off-duty fellow officer on Feb. 20 on charges of assault and criminal mischief in the 60th Precinct. Comment
Months after straphangers begged the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to install an elevator at the Broadway Junction subway station, the authority announced a plan — to install more stairs. Comment
Flatbush

Flatbush man pleads guilty to trying to join ISIS

A Flatbush man pleaded guilty on Feb. 16 to providing support to ISIS. Comments (1)
Someone opened fire early Sunday morning outside the Court Street Italian eatery, according to authorities, who are investigating the incident. Comment
Coney Island

Cuomo pushes to outlaw police officers having sex with people in custody in wake of Coney rape case

Gov. Cuomo announced on Feb. 14 that he would finally seek to make it illegal for police officers to have sexual contact with people in custody — a change that Councilman Mark Treyger (D–Coney […] Comment

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

Bay Ridge

NYPD to bring neighborhood policing to two Southern Brooklyn precincts

The Police Department will start a neighborhood policing program within the next few months in the 68th and 62nd precincts — which include Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach, and Bensonhurst — Councilman Justin Brannan (D–Bay Ridge) announced on Feb. 21. Comment
Gowanus

Gowanus man arrested for allegedly having sex with, beating teen girl

Cops busted a 49-year-old Gowanus man who allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl — twice — and beat her at his 14th Street home last year. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

Marine Park

Thief lifts man’s jacket and wallet

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
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