Brooklyn Courier

Friday, June 27, 2008

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Yards critics laud bill

Advocates supporting the creation of a new Atlantic Yards Trust and Stakeholders Council say that their proposal will remedy a long list of criticisms that have so far marked the massive downtown development project. Comment
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Scarano smack down: Local reaction to charges filed against architect

It’s about time. Comment
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Rite Aid stocks shelves with expired goods: State attorney general cites Brooklyn chain stores

There’s something rotten going on at your local Rite Aid store. Comment
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43rd commencement exercises at KCC

A renowned molecular scientist returned to his Brooklyn alma mater to congratulate graduating students in front of the same teacher who had inspired the former high-school drop-out to aim for the skies. Comment
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Meatballs, anyone? Consumers flock to opening of superstore

With visions of Ivars and Billys dancing in their heads, thousands of Brooklynites filed into the borough’s brand new Ikea on opening day, Wednesday, June 18. Comment
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Locals get first stab at Ikea jobs

Ikea is open for business – with Red Hook residents manning the store. Comment
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Kids dance their way to Lincoln Center

Twenty charter school students from Clinton Hill made their first visit to Lincoln Center a memorable one: by dancing on center stage. Part of the American Ballet Theatre’s “Make a Ballet” program, the students designed, choreographed, constructed, produced and performed their own original performance, “Cinderella and her Prince,” on stage at Lincoln Center. Comment
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Inspiring black history

The Town Hall and Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. presented awards to five winners of their Black History Poster/Essay Contest during a ceremony at The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street in New York City. Comment
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Health conscious and living fit in Red Hook

Mom, dad and the kids received the lowdown on the merits of living a long and stress free life during a health fair outside at the PAL Miccio Head Start Center in Red Hook. Comment
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Council races gets crowded

Ken Diamondstone jumped out of the frying pan just so he could step into a fire that won’t heat up for another few months. Comment
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Connor confident of victory

When State Senator Martin Connor was endorsed by the Lambda Independent Democrats, the borough’s leading Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender political club, he was pleasantly surprised. Comment
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Clean sweep for park’s Tennis House

Burly Bruce Ratner has given Prospect Park the brush-off. Comment
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CB6 members go to ‘town’: Board backs Amity Street townhouses

Townhouses may rise at 110 Amity Street after all. Comment
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Caring for your neighbor: Residents honored with Volunteer Leadership awards

Fort Greene resident, 65 year old Tim Gibson, and 27 year old Joshua Marland, from Clinton Hill, each received a 2008 New York Cares Volunteer Leadership Award at the CUNY Graduate Center in Manhattan. The award recognizes those who have gone above and beyond to help out New Yorkers in need. Brooklynites Tim and Joshua were among ten selected for this prestigious award. Comment
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Bklyn: Get your TKTS here

Brooklyn’s getting a taste of the Great White Way. Comment

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