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Dining: Buffalo fans, won’t you come out tonight? Comment

Pol: Protect schools with high tech tools

The article “Not cool for school: Ridgites reject Golden’s plan to put body scanners in schools” is factually incorrect. In a rush to go to print, the reporter failed to gather accurate information for this prejudicial story. The technology described in the article is not what I am advocating to use in our schools. The next generation scanning technology I am proposing is leaps and bounds ahead of outmoded metal detectors, which are slow, bulky, intrusive and inconvenient. Your article is correct, however, in the fact that the technology detailed would definitely be wrong for our schools. We need to protect our students without making them feel as if they are passing through a TSA checkpoint on their way to class. This technology accomplis Comment

Celebrate St. Paddy’s in the Ridge!

Bay Ridge Nights: It’s a lucky weekend to be in Bay Ridge! Comment
Podcast: Councilman Brad Lander and Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White discuss how to make Brooklyn’s streets safe for pedestrians — especially children. Comments (13)
Changing Brooklyn: They’ll have nun of that! Comments (6)
Crown Heights: She took these developing minds to infinity and beyond! Comment
Dance: What the Puck? Comment
Bay Ridge: They want her out! Comment

Musical chairs with Harris seat

Party Line: The drama continues. Comment

Oakland’s sanctuary city mayor should be arrested

The Right View: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf should be locked up for warning criminals that the feds were coming for them, our columnist says. Comment

Stephanie’s sweet smell of success

Fearless Living: Everyone has a different definition of success, and not all of them begin and end with a Lexus. Comment
Digital editions: Your dreams were your ticket out. Welcome back to the same old place that you laughed about. Well the names have all changed since you hung around. But those dreams have remained and they’ve turned around. Who’d have thought they’d leave you right here where we need you? Yeah, we tease him a lot because we’ve got him on the spot. Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back. Keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…
Brooklyn Is Angry: Thousands of students rallied for stricter gun laws during school walkouts across the borough on Wednesday — one month to the day that a gunman killed 17 people when he opened fire inside a Florida high school. Comments (5)
Event: Call it a melting-pot party! Comment
Kensington: The Red Hook industrialist who recently bought Kensington Stables unveiled plans to turn the beleaguered barn into a “state of the art” horse-riding facility for Prospect Park–goers — but first wants the city to sign off on an application to upzone the property so he can build revenue-earning housing above the pony palace. Comments (15)
Carroll Gardens: Cops are hunting for a man in a fedora they want to interrogate about the shooter who opened fire outside a Court Street Italian restaurant known for its alleged ties to the Mafia last month. Comment

Checkin’ in with the 60th Pct C.O.

Coney Island: Deputy Inspector Joseph Hayward has been the commanding officer of the 60th Precinct for three weeks, but he already has big plans to keep reducing crime in the busy, seaside area. We sat down with Hayward, who previously headed the 68th Precinct and also worked as the executive officer at the 60th in 2015, to talk about continuing his predecessor Inspector William Taylor’s success in the precinct, a new push to counsel low-level drug offenders instead of locking them up, and why he loves being a cop. Comment
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Cops fatally shoot hit-and-run driver who killed man in Williamsburg crash

Mean Streets: Police fatally shot a man who hit and killed a father while driving along Metropolitan Avenue in Williamsburg on Monday, following a string of violent attacks the suspect committed in the city and beyond, according to authorities. Comments (6)
Cleaning Our Waterways: Federal officials overseeing the ongoing cleanup of the Gowanus Canal could save the so-called historic Gowanus Station building from the wrecking ball as city leaders seek to raze the structure in order to install a subterranean sewage tank on the land it occupies, according to the man spearheading the scrub. Comments (10)

About Times: Gray Lady’s obit for woman behind Brooklyn Bridge comes 100 years after local paper’s report

Brooklyn Heights: The borough’s one-time newspaper of record reported the death of Emily Warren Roebling — the woman who in the late 1800s took on the herculean task of completing the Brooklyn Bridge — more than a century before the city’s long-time paper of record published her obituary last week. Comment
Sheepshead Bay: He went from the Bay to big house. Comment
Music: It’s the ultimate bar band! Comment

Memory lane: New book tells story of Marine Park and other nabes before and after World War II

Marine Park: A recent book tells Brooklyn’s fascinating history through the eyes of an unknown but remarkable man. Comment
Event: The Big Easy came to Bay Ridge! Comment

Seven days later

Blind Spots: Kings County’s top prosecutor must probe the medical history of the woman who last Monday killed two children after she ran a red light and collided with them in Park Slope before he can charge her, he said. Comments (15)

Anger spurs action: City’s transit chief promises speedy safety improvements to Ninth Street in wake of fatal collision

Blind Spots: A new plan to install protected bike lanes and other to-be-named “pedestrian-safety improvements” along Ninth Street will make it safer for locals to traverse the road where a woman killed two small kids and injured three adults last Monday, according to the city’s transit chief. Comments (9)

Small miracle: Pregnant Slope-crash survivor’s unborn baby will live, family says

Blind Spots: A Tony Award–winning actress’s unborn child will survive after a driver ran over the pregnant woman last Monday in a harrowing Park Slope collision that claimed the life of her 4-year-old daughter and another 1-year-old boy. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: A Brooklyn-based developer recently swooped up additional air rights above Downtown’s old Brooklyn Law School office complex on Boerum Place, which it purchased years ago, in order to erect an even larger tower on the site. Comments (5)

Art of the steal: Tasteful thief swipes paintings worth $1.7M from W’burg facility

Williamsburg: Police are canvassing the borough to find the crafty crook who swiped six paintings from a Williamsburg fine-art warehouse last summer. Comments (2)

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