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‘Empty Bowls Project’ raises awareness of hunger

Visitors who come to the Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church in Bay Ridge on May 2 will get a chance to purchase handcrafted, beautifully decorated bowls that will be on sale at the church on that day only. But the bowls aren’t going to be sold as part of a flea market. … Full Article

Daniel Roth set to play Kilgen Organ at Our Lady of Refuge Church

One of the world’s most renowned organists, Daniel Roth, will perform at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Ditmas Park, as part of a concert series for the parish’s recently restored Kilgen Pipe Organ. … Full Article

Construction workers, business leaders endorse Donovan

Republican Dan Donovan, the man seen by many political observers as the front-runner in the special election for the Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island congressional seat, has picked up two more endorsements to boost his campaign. … Full Article

Malliotakis says Cuomo’s trip to Cuba is a mistake

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, whose mother Veralia left Cuba in 1959 to escape the Castro regime, is highly critical of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s trade mission to that country, charging that the idea of promoting trade will fall flat. … Full Article

Window collapse raises safety concerns at Dyker Heights school

The collapse of a large window in a classroom at Dyker Heights Intermediate School on Monday is raising alarms over school safety. … Full Article

Telecom fails first test, still looking for heart and leadership

The Telecom Yellow Jackets are perennially one of the top baseball programs in Brooklyn, but there is a clear need for heart and leadership after they failed their first big test of the season when they lost to Tottenville 11-1 in Dyker Heights on Friday. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton celebrates West Point Day

Two historic military institutions, the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, joined together for a day and invited the public in to have a look behind the scenes. … Full Article

Maimonides embracing surgery-performing robots

Baby Boomers all remember “The Jetsons,” a jazzy cartoon series they watched as kids in the early-1960s about George Jetson, his wife Jane and their two children living in a futuristic society. The family’s maid, Rosie, was a sassy robot. … Full Article

U.S. settles discrimination lawsuit against Fabco Shoes

A discount shoe store chain has agreed to pay a customer a $10,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Attorney after an employee in its Bensonhurst store allegedly refused entry to the shopper because the woman was in a wheelchair, officials announced. … Full Article

New novel captures a piece of Brooklyn’s past

Brooklyn during the Great Depression, when movie houses like the Loew’s 46th Street Theater sponsored “Dish Nights," families gathered around radios to hear Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Fireside Chats” and kids took the trolley to Coney Island, is the time frame in which writer Catherine Gigante- … Full Article


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