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FEMA officials to meet with Gerritsen Beach residents

Gerritsen Beach
Residents of Gerritsen Beach whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy will get a chance to get the latest information on the recover effort from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials at a town hall meeting on Dec. 27. … Full Article
 

Lawmaker promotes literacy during visit to Caribbean-American health center

East Flatbush
Reading aloud to a pre-schooler has long been touted by educators as an important building block to a child’s success in later life. But now, health care experts are also encouraging the practice. And lawmakers are helping them get the message across. … Full Article
 

Bob Turner reflects on his brief tenure in Congress

Southern_Brooklyn
It was little over a year ago, in September 2011, that Bob Turner, a former cable TV executive and a Republican, was elected congressman in a special election to replac … Full Article
 

Good samaritans rescue Brownsville girl trapped under a car

Brownsville
A Brooklyn girl who was trapped beneath a vehicle has been saved by several good Samaritans. … Full Article
 

Thor breaks ground on new BJ’s store in Gravesend

Gravesend
Brooklyn’s getting a brand new BJs: Thor Equities and representatives of BJ’s Wholesale Club joined officials and business leaders on Monday to break ground on a 200,000 square foot BJ’s at 1752 Shore Parkway in Gravesend Bay. … Full Article
 

Ground broken on new BJ's in Sandy-battered Gravesend; store will create 300 jobs

Gravesend
Just weeks after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, Thor Equities and BJ’s Wholesale Club broke ground today on a massive new BJ’s Wholesale Club retail destination on Shore Parkway, in Sandy-battered Gravesend, Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

134 guns are off the streets, thanks to buyback program

Brownsville
Gun violence, sadly, has once again become the center of attention. … Full Article
 

Carole King: From Brooklyn’s Madison HS to Library of Congress

Gravesend
Carole King, Brooklyn-raised singer-songwriter, has become the first woman to win the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, joining suc … Full Article
 

Columbian lawyers’ association hosts judges' night

Mill Basin
The Columbian Lawyers’ Association of Brooklyn hosted its 45th Annual Party and Judges Night at El Caribe in Mill Basin. … Full Article
 

Woman shot dead near Brookdale Hospital, domestic murder suspected

Brownsville
A woman was fatally shot and killed early this morning behind Brookdale Hospital in Brownsville, according to a police report. … Full Article
 

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