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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Carmine takes a tumble in front of pol’s office, finds sanctuary inside

Sunday Screech: A terrifying sidewalk scooter accident becomes a love-fest for Councilman Mark Treyger’s staff in this week’s riveting edition. Comment

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Dewey does the robot: High school is gadgetry proving-ground

Circuit Lord: John Dewey High School in Gravesend is home to a robust robitcs program where kids are learning to build our future overlords. Comments (3)

City gives kids day off for two Muslim holidays

Bay Ridge: Public school kids will get the day off from school during two major Muslim holidays — Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha — starting this summer, according to Mayor DeBlasio, who announced the new holidays at PS-IS 30 in Bay Ridge on March 4. Comments (6)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Purse-snatching punk pushes lady over

Bay Ridge: The robbery leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

New bill to battle illegal conversions unveiled at Dyker town hall

Dyker Heights: The city is taking steps to put Brooklyn’s illegal home conversion problem on ice, but locals say the battle is just heating up. Comments (31)

Measured response to anti-Asian remark at meeting

Dyker Heights: “I feel a little uncomfortable with an Asian in the room,” a man yelled, his identity unclear in the crowded room. Comments (11)
Mean Streets: An 82-year-old man suffered serious injuries after he lost control of his car and it ran off the road and careened through the air, landing upside-down in a Bay Ridge park on Feb. 27, police said. Comments (1)

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

Bay Ridge residents pan plan for pre-K near flophouse

Bay Ridge: The city wants to build a standalone prekindergarten facility on 93rd Street in Bay Ridge, but neighbors say a seedy hotel up the block will put kids at risk. Comments (10)

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