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Friday, June 19, 2009

Brooklyn Courier

Red Hook can finally ‘can it’

Trash cans finally arrived in Red Hook — less than a week after this newspaper reported their scarcity along the commercial strip. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Smile! P.S. 32 students step up for free dental exams

Assemblywoman Joan Millman teamed up with the New York University College of Dentistry to provide free dental exams for students at Public School 32. The NYU Smiling Faces Going Places mobile dental van, outfitted with dental chairs, was parked nearby to serve classrooms of children throughout the day. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Concrete fit on Columbia

United States Concrete, the Texas−based construction giant, could be poised to open a plant in Red Hook, this paper has learned. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Sixth Annual Children of Abraham Peace Walk

In Brooklyn, we get along. Comment
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A schoolhouse divided on Sullivan Street

P.S. 15 in Red Hook is a war zone, complete with “incidents” in bathrooms and students stalking each other in stairwells, parents claim. Comment
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Dance Theater Etcetera presents 16th annual show

A sunset salsa party, rapping lyricists, a free kayak ride – and a showcase of emerging local talent – were among the sizzling crowd−pleasers when Dance Theatre Etcetera presented its a weekend−long arts festival at Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park and Pier. Comment

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Brooklyn Courier

Candidates launch all−out effort to get on ballot

Let the petitioning begin! Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Station house boasts the safest command in all of Brooklyn

Crime continues to decline in the 76th Precinct, the safest command in Brooklyn — and ranked third citywide. Comment
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Full house fears

The city extended an olive branch to critics of a plan to build a new school for P.S. 133, but residents were unmoved and said that officials are “not sincere at all.” Comment
Brooklyn Courier

Van Brunt Street waits to can it

In Red Hook, the numbers just don’t seem to add up: Three years, tens of thousands of dollars, and still no new trash cans along Van Brunt Street. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

BK pol cheers GOP coup in Albany

New York State is back in good hands, according to a Bay Ridge Republican who cheered the coup that wrested control of the State Senate from the Democratic majority this week. Comment
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Carroll Gardens honors the life of Frank Verderame

A community advocate received a lasting, verdant memorial last weekend in Carroll Gardens. Comment
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Christie’s Auction House in Red Hook

Christie’s, the white glove Manhattan auction house, will find a home in Red Hook, it was reported this week. Comment
Brooklyn Courier

76th Precinct cop of the month is well above average

Officer Adnan Mohsin was named “Cop of the Month” by the 76th Precinct Community Council last week, a recognition of sustained excellence and consistent results. Comment
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