Malliotakis’s demand: Give soldiers a break on tuition!

Military personnel who return home from fighting wars in this country’s name and want to go to college shouldn’t have to pay full tuition costs, according to Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis. … Full Article

Cops nab suspect in Dyker Heights break-in

As Dyker Heights residents remained on edge in the face of a rash of home break-ins in the community, police made a burglary arrest on the night of March 19. … Full Article

Albanese says he’d veto NYPD inspector general

Sal Albanese, the maverick fighting an uphill battle for the Democratic Party nomination to run for mayor, surprisingly found that he agreed with Michael Bloomberg on a key question involving oversight of the New York Police Department in the wake of the controversial stop and frisk policy. … Full Article

Bensonhurst corner property sold for $8.4 million

A corner property on 18th Avenue – one of Bensonhurst’s most heavily trafficked thoroughfares – has been sold to new owners, according to a report on a real estate website. … Full Article

6,000 pounds of matzah donated to charity

Preparing for Passover, which begins next week, Kars4kids, a New Jersey-based car-donation organization whose proceeds benefit Jewish charities, just donated 6,000 pounds of matzah to the Jewish Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty’s distribution center i … Full Article

Storm damaged Kohl’s to reopen April 7

In another sign that Brooklyn is bouncing back from the ravages of Hurricane Sandy, it was learned this week that the nationwide chain Kohl’s will be reopening its department store in the Caesar’s Bay Shopping Mall in Bensonhurst early next month. … Full Article

Catholic school principal, book store owner are among senate award winners

Just in the nick of time, before Women’s History Month ends, state Sen. Marty Golden will host a ceremony honoring the accomplishments of female educators, merchants, and civic leaders in his district.  … Full Article

Is there a doctor in the house? Not enough physicians, lawmakers say

There is a growing medical crisis in the U.S. having to do with a shortage of doctors, according to a group of lawmakers, who said the problem will become a full-blown emergency unless something is done about it. … Full Article

Burglary spree has Dyker Heights residents on edge

 In response to a rash of break-ins of private homes in Dyker Heights, the commanding officer of the 68th Police Precinct has stepped up the investigation and has issued tips to residents on how to reduce the chances of having their houses burglarized. … Full Article

Nadler gets star speaking role at pro-gay marriage rally

US Rep. Jerrold Nadler will be getting one of the prime speaking slots at a pro-gay marriage rally to take place on March 24, two days before the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the issue of same sex unions. … Full Article


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