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Friday, Sept. 25, 2009

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Diving into sweet Ravenhall memories

This past Labor Day weekend was the most glorious one we’ve had in a long, long time, Saturday was perfect, as well as Sunday, which might surprise those of you in Brooklyn who went to the beaches in Coney Island on Sunday and left because of cool winds. Because DoubleTree is located in a valley in central New Jersey, the weather is often nicer than here in Brooklyn. Due to its closeness to Staten Island and Brooklyn, we often meet people whom we’ve known in the past, who long had left the old neighborhood. Comment
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The great American pastime goes global

Once upon the 1930’s, we saw big league baseball all over America. It was the Depression then, and American guys were outside playing baseball in the empty depression-era lots. Comment
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Pol: Place waste in Sunset Pk

A Bensonhurst lawmaker said this week he has devised an elegant solution to the neighborhood’s waste transfer facility problem: move it to Sunset Park. Comment
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Guns and games

Police are searching for a gun-toting goon who made a raid at a Bensonhurst Game Stop look like child’s play. Comment
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Family Development Training

The New York City Department of Youth & Community Development and the City University of New York present Family Development Training at Kingsborough Community College on Fridays, 10 a.m. %u2013 5 p.m., October 2 through January 29. Comment
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Crime scene: Coney

Murder continues to be on the rise on the streets of Coney Island, particularly in the 60th Precinct’s Impact Zone, where extra cops are flooded into a high-crime area. Comment
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Free mammograms

State Senator Martin J. Golden has joined with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program in their October breast cancer awareness campaign to urge women to get mammograms. Comment
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Dog Coat & Blanket Drive

Give A Paw 2009 invites animal lovers to a special weekend for shelter pups and people who care. Comment
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Gentile wants to make fighting parking tickets easier

One local legislator is trying to inject a dose of common sense into the city’s ticket adjudication policies. Comment
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McMahon cagey on health care reform

Rep. Mike McMahon is increasingly enunciating his position on health care, and it’s a nuanced one, to say the least. Comment
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Learn ballroom dancing for free

The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Brooklyn is sponsoring free ballroom dance instruction twice a week for youngsters and seniors at FIAO’S Beacon Program at Seth Low IS 96, 99 Avenue P between West 12th and West 13th streets. Comment
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Parents quiz health experts about H1N1 risks

It was a meeting of the minds as State Senator Marty Golden, Brooklyn parents and health experts discussed ways to prevent the spread of swine flu in Brooklyn last week. Comment
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Presidential pick plagues District 21 CEC volunteers%A0

The struggle to elect a president for School District 21’s Community Education Council (CEC) continues. Comment
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Kudos to top cops

Call them the magnificent seven: Two 61st Precinct police crews were honored by the 61st Precinct Community Council recently for not only bringing a gunman to justice, but for also stopping a livery cab thief before he could flag down another victim. Comment
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Crash course in being tidy

First came the tickets. Comment

Bensonhurst revels in the St. Rosalia Festival

Amusements for the young and the young-at-heart %u2013 plus vendor stalls brimming with retail delights %u2013 helped revelers bid summer a fond farewell during the St. Rosalia Festivel in Bensonhurst. Comment

28th Annual Bk Columbus Parade

The 28th Annual Brooklyn Columbus Day Parade will sponsor a brunch at 12 p.m., October 4 at Sirico’s, 8015 13th Avenue in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn. Comment

Game on! P.S. 48 unveils new playground

If the local park is crowded, parents have another fun spot to entertain their kids in %u2013 the new playground at Public School 48. Comment

State-of-the-art lounge%A0for%A0Boody faculty

David A. Boody Middle School thinks so highly of its teachers that they now have a new, state-of-the-art lounge in which to hold conferences, work on lesson plans, or just put up their feet and enjoy a snack. Comment

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