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Fear not! The threats that worry you are barely threats at all

Rhymes with Crazy: Television news is telling your brain you are in danger when your not. Comment

Fear not! The threats that worry you are barely threats at all

Rhymes with Crazy: Television news is telling your brain you are in danger when your not. Comments (1)

Now more than ever, ‘say something!’

Your article, “You are either with us or against us” made me realize the vital importance and many meanings of the slogan, “If you see something, say something!” I have heard it used to apply to suspicious-looking backpacks and other packages which might be carrying bombs or other explosives left alone on streets or subway seats. However, this slogan can also be applied to many of the other horrors going on today. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment
Coney Island: The city is pressing forward with plans to build a family homeless shelter on a toxic site in Coney Island, and locals say doing so endangers the very women and children it’s supposed to protect. Comment

Lights out in Marine Park

Marine Park: Residents of Marine Park complain that their neighborhood is suffering repeated, unexplained power outages and no one seems to know why — or what to do about it. Comment

Sleigh bells are ringing in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: Get ready for three days of back-to-back-to-back rollicking Christmas concerts in the Ridge! Comment
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got a jug band Christmas special, perfect potato pancakes, people dancing in the streets, and much more! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Marine Park: It’s playground procrastination! Comment
Event: Ridgites headed to St. Anselm’s school last weekend for the annual Winter Wonderland festival, which featured a visit from Santa, “Nutcracker” performances from the Bay Ridge Ballet troupe, arts, crafts, games, and a bouncy house. Comment

Bicyclist claims Marty Golden impersonated a police officer

Party Line: Two-wheeler Brian Howald says the state senator tried to get him out of a bike lane — so he could use it with his car. Comment

Cops: Man slashes guy’s face outside popular Williamsburg skate shop

Williamsburg: It was an act of Supreme evil. Comment
Theater: Join the “Peanuts” gallery! Comment
Standing O: Stars in the political and legal communities turned out to honor leading trial attorney Arthur Aidala on his 50th birthday. Comment
Digital editions: It is a dark time for the local-news industry. Although there are stories that demand to be covered, changing business models and billionaires’ whims have driven many publications from the conversation. But the group of intrepid journalists at the Paper have hunkered down and redoubled their commitment to report the facts, even as accusations of “fake news” fly across the borough ... Keep hustlin’ Brooklyn! Read more…
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Nuns on the run: Ridge councilman-elect lashes out at sisters on BPR!

Bay Ridge: New Bay Ridge Councilman Justin Brannan takes on the nuns who sold the Dyker Heights Angel Guardian Home campus to the highest bidder! Comments (2)
Coney Island: Coney Islanders and other Brooklynites braved the first snow of the season to visit the first weekend of the Coney Island Winter Wonderland charity event at the Coney Island Museum. The second-annual event became even bigger this year, with a holiday market, a visit from Santa, a yo-yo performance, and a holiday laser light show, according to the organizer who came up with the idea. Comment
Art: He’s been around the block! Comment
Bay Ridge: Ridgites came together at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Bay Ridge Parkway on Saturday to light the avenue’s Christmas tree at an annual event bursting with holiday cheer. Comment
Flatlands: Cops busted a Brooklyn resident suspected of nearly blowing himself up in a botched subway bombing that injured three straphangers and shocked locals who never considered their neighbor could be an alleged terrorist. Comments (6)
Checkin’ in with: Bay Ridge’s councilman-elect tells us how he plans to battle the mayor, work across party lines with local Republicans, and win over the nearly half of locals who voted for his opponent. Comment
Event: Ridgites turned out to the annual Shore Road Gazebo Christmas tree lighting on Nov. 30 for a taste of holiday cheer. Comment
Brooklyn Heights: They want more breathing room on the Brooklyn Bridge. Comments (5)
Gerritsen Beach: From Boy Scouts to men. Comment
Dyker Heights: Angel Guardian finally got its wings. Comment
Williamsburg: Polly wants a savior! Comment

Driver arrested after striking pedestrian at dangerous Ridge intersection

Bay Ridge: A 69-year-old man was arrested and charged after he struck a 30-year-old woman with his car at Dahlgren Place and 86th Street in Bay Ridge on Dec. 5. Comment
Park Slope: A driver seriously injured a 51-year-old woman jogging in Prospect Park in a hit-and-run collision before sunrise Thursday morning. Comments (7)

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