ASK THE DA: Extraordinary women for 2013 honored

In recognition of March being Women’s History Month, 33 extraordinary women will be honored for their accomplishments in their careers and their service to the communities in which they live and serve.    … Full Article

Brooklyn Judge applies for Court of Appeals vacancy

Current Second Department Appellate Division Associate Justice Cheryl Chambers is in the running to fill a current vacancy on New York’s Court of Appeals.  The open seat on the state’s highest court was left vacant due to the sudden … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Fort Greene entrepreneur publishes book in support of small businesses

Fort Greene resident Michael S.Robinson is a man of many accomplishments. After emigrating to the U.S. from St. … Full Article

'Miracle' baby dies, NYPD seeks suspect

3:18 p.m. Update Police have identified a suspect being sought in the hit-and-run deaths of a pregnant woman and her husband whose baby died on Monday, a day after the Brooklyn car crash. … Full Article

Lutheran Medical Center volunteers pick new president

The new president of the Lutheran Medical Center Auxiliary has only been a member of the organization for two years. But Margherita Clemento impressed her colleagues with her energy and drive and was elected to the top post after a relatively short time in the organization. … Full Article

'GREATEST PLACE ON EARTH': Adams begins race to succeed Marty as borough president

Declaring that "Brooklyn is the greatest place on earth …  now more than ever a place of opportunity," state Senator Eric Adams formally launched his run for borough president on Sunday. … Full Article

ELEVATION: Prospect Heights church made a Cathedral, one of Pope Benedict XVI's final acts

Before he abdicated the Papacy, Benedict XVI elevated a church in Prospect Heights to cathedral status. … Full Article

New Domino plan adds parkland, stores, offices; changes send project back to ULURP

Two Trees Management, which bought the former Domino Sugar Factory site in Williamsburg from Community Preservation Corp. (CPC) last fall, plans to add more green space, recreational facilities and an office building to CPC’s older plans for a residential development on the site.
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Can’t find parking space? Neither can car company

“Baby, you can drive my car,” the old Beatles song goes. You just can’t park it in my garage! That’s what the owner of Brooklyn-based car sharing company said he was told by a garage owner in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Should `Drowsy Driver’ alerts be required in all cars?

Every year, there are over 1,000 traffic fatalities in New York state, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association. … Full Article


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