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Four more years!: Mets sign extension with Brooklyn Cyclones

The New York Mets currently rank 17th in the Major Leagues in home attendance, averaging 28,402 fans per night at practically new Citi Field through their first 71 games of what appears to be another lost season in Flushing. … Full Article

Grand old time at Brooklyn’s Great Irish Fair

The Murphys were there -- as were the Kellys, Donohues, O'Briens, Quinns and Farrells. … Full Article

SUV driver survives nearly 50-foot plunge in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — The driver of an SUV that plunged about 50 feet into an inactive construction site in New York City has miraculously survived. … Full Article

High School Beat: Champion 'Splitters top Clinton in opener

Last year, the Railsplitters were the hunters, marching through a perfect season with one lofty goal in mind: to deliver Lincoln's first city football title in over two decades. … Full Article

Boro presidents at war over waterfront Ferris wheel

The borough president of Staten Island wants to bring the world’s largest Ferris wheel (which he calls an observation wheel) to the island — but Borough President Marty Markowitz wants it for Coney Island.
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Playoff-bound: Cyclones clinch wild card despite season-ending loss

The Cyclones found out before they even hit the field for Wednesday night's regular-season finale that they were headed to the playoffs for a fourth straight year, thanks to hard-charging Batavia's 1-0 loss to Jamestown in the opener of a doubleheader earlier in the day.
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Soldier gets medal — 51 years later

Paul Birkelund stood at attention as Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights) pinned a National Defense Service medal on his chest. The brief ceremony, which took place in Grimm’s Brooklyn district office on Sept. 4, was 51 years in the making. … Full Article

Last chance: Cyclones' playoff hopes hinge on season finale

There was no joy in "Cyclonville" Tuesday night as the 6,191 Brooklyn faithful who showed up to watch a playoff celebration instead went home wondering if the Baby Bums would need a respirator to revive their suddenly tenuous postseason hopes.
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One to go: Brooklyn on brink of clinching NY-Penn playoff spot

The Cyclones used a familiar formula to move within one victory or one Batavia loss of clinching the New York-Penn League Wild Card during their 4-1 victory over visiting Lowell Monday night at MCU Park.
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Cyclones in striking distance of wild card spot

As of press time for this story, the Cyclones hold the fate of their season in their own hands just needing one win to clinch a wild card spot for the New York Penn League playoffs, a feat that they have often found difficult to do at home this season. … Full Article


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