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Carroll Gardens–Cobble Hill

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007

Jew to lead Arabic school

Park Slope: The city has appointed a Jewish educator to salvage its first Arabic language and culture academy following the resignation of the school’s founder — plus our exclusive “Timeline of a debacle.” Comment.

Mural support on 3rd Ave

Carroll Gardens: You can’t miss this mural rising over Third Avenue — and maybe it will help drivers stop hitting kids. Comment.

Boerum Hill crime down — but not out

Carroll Gardens: Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has declared the bad old days officially over in fast-changing South Brooklyn — but, like Faulkner said, the mayhem of the past isn’t dead. In fact, it’s not even past. Comment.

A sober crime

Carroll Gardens: A gun-wielding bandit robbed a Boerum Hill beer distributor but neglected to steal any of the booze — plus all the other crime news from the Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill’s 76th Precinct. Comment.

City throws ice on vendors

Brooklyn South: Our columnist can’t understand what the city has against her beloved Red Hook taco vendors. Comment.