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New hope for incarcerated Brooklyn man

A Brooklyn man incarcerated for robbery and felony murder has renewed hope in a chance at parole after a former prosecutor submitted a letter in support of his release. … Full Article

‘Sopranos’ star brightens kids’ day at Sunrise Camp

Television, film and stage actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler, known to millions for her role as “Meadow Soprano” on the mega-hit HBO series “The Sopranos,” brought smiles and laughter to children fighting a serious disease when she visited Sunrise Day Camp-Long Island. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge dismisses racial bias claim against NYPD

A Brooklyn federal judge dismissed a case against New York City and the New York City Police Department (NYPD), alleging racial bias in the delayed search for a missing Brooklyn girl. … Full Article

Ka-Ching! Super-discount supermarket Aldi arrives in East New York

Guten Morgen, East New York! Aldi, a fast-growing super-discount supermarket founded in Germany, has arrived at Gateway Center. … Full Article

Introducing Brooklyn’s own ‘Rudy’: Damon Thomas

The 1993 film “Rudy” became an instant classic as it told an inspirational story about a diminutive kid who overcame the odds to achieve his dream of playing college football. Damon Thomas’ story is a bit different, though. … Full Article

Brooklynite captures amateur title at Marine Park Golf Course

Michael Carbone of Brewster, Massachusetts rode the strength of seven birdies at Marine Park Golf Course for a 3-under 69 and eventually prevailed on the third playoff hole to capture the Second Annual Brooklyn Open Championship Monday. … Full Article

PHOTOS: Thousands celebrate Brooklyn color run

Welcome to the world's happiest 5K. More than 10,000 people were doused in color at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn last Saturday and Sunday as part of "The Happiest 5K On The Planet." … Full Article

Does New York State owe you money?

New York State is holding onto billions of dollars and some of that money could belong to you. … Full Article

Council looks to slow down drivers near schools

School’s out for the summer, but in the City Council, school is very much on members’ minds. Brooklyn council members are working on ways, both big and small, to force motorists to slow down when driving past school buildings. … Full Article

Follow the Yellow Brook Road to free ‘Wizard of Oz’ screening!

A free screening of the film classic, “The Wizard of Oz” will take place in Colonel Marcus Park in Gravesend this Sunday, June 29, thanks to council members David Greenfield and Mark Treyger, who are jointly presenting the movie showing. … Full Article


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