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Obama mention in State of Union sparks interest in new high school

When President Obama, in the midst of speaking about weighty national and international issues, mentioned Brooklyn’s P-Tech High School in his State of the Union address Tuesday night, many Brooklynites and others … Full Article

Bloomberg hits 'Three-Pointers' in Barclay's Center speech

Mayor Michael Bloomberg hit a three-pointer at Barclays Center yesterday – not by playing basketball, but by boosting Brooklyn numerous times in his “State of the City” speech. … Full Article

Milestones in Faith: Brooklyn Oratory marks 25 years serving Downtown

The Brooklyn Oratory of St. Philip Neri, celebrating its 25th Anniversary this Sunday, welcomed the Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn, as guest homilist last Sunday. The official occasion marked Pontifical Foundation of the Brooklyn Oratory. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: 'Silent Cal' is the hero in 'Coolidge,' by Brooklyn Heights author Amity Shlaes

Brooklyn Heights writer Amity Shlaes has just released “Coolidge,” her latest book that presents a fascinating biography of America’s thirtieth president.  Known as … Full Article

BKLYN DESIGNS joins new citywide expo: ‘NYCxDESIGN’

Taking a page from the book of BKLYN DESIGNS, which draws thousands annually to its showcase of Brooklyn-based furnishing designers and manufacturers, New York City officials announced on Thursday a new event --   … Full Article

Brooklyn congregations host blood drives this month

Two Brooklyn congregations are getting the word out about blood drives coming up within this month.

The Brooklyn Heights Synagogue hosts its blood drive next Tuesday, Feb. 19, from 2 to 8 p.m.
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MTA feeling pressure after subway fatalities

Awaiting a Manhattan-bound 3 train on Tuesday, a woman at the Utica Avenue station stop in Crown Heights fell sick. … Full Article

'Break'-ing Point: Nets enter All-Star hiatus off second straight impressive win

Even without $100 million point guard Deron Williams, the Brooklyn Nets enter the All-Star break looking ready to make the "Big Push" Joe Johnson referred to following Wednesday night's 119-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets in front of 17,251 fans at Downtown's Barclays Center. … Full Article

College Beat: St. Francis ladies finally hitting their stride

The Northeast Conference doesn't have the St. Francis women's college basketball team to kick around anymore. … Full Article


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