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Brooklyn gang leader gets 20 years in prison

Flatbush
Devon Rodney, also known as “D-Bloc,” a former leader of the violent Brooklyn street gang “Six Tre Outlaw Gangsta Disciples Folk Nation,” also known as the “Folk Nation,” was sentenced to 20 years in prison at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn. … Full Article
 
 

Who needs Manhattan? Bay Ridge has its own St. Patrick’s Parade

Bay Ridge
The Bay Ridge Saint Patrick’s Parade, one of the neighborhood’s best known traditions, will once again bring shamrocks, Irish step dancers, Irish flags, Kelly green scarves and lots of fun to the community when the big march takes place later this month. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge luncheon raises funds for student scholarships

Bay Ridge
The guests eagerly placed their bids on prizes that ranged from a 19-inch flat screen television to a Coach make-up case to a brownie maker. More than 50 prizes were there for the taking, if you had the right raffle ticket. … Full Article
 

Recchia officially announces his run for congress

Bay Ridge
Former councilman Domenic Recchia has made it official – he’s running for congress. … Full Article
 

Parents, teachers, kids, pols rally against charter school plan

Bensonhurst
Chanting “Eva go home!” and “No Co, No Co, No Co-location!” more than 100 people took part in a protest demonstration outside Seth Low Intermediate School in Bensonhurst on March 7 against a plan to move one of the Success Academy charter schools run by former councilwoman Eva Moskowitz int … Full Article
 

Brooklyn pols demand Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll discount for all New York City residents

Bay Ridge
Bay Ridge resident Marcel Van Tuyn estimated that he drives across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge about 300 times a year. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge residents say R train vibrations shaking things up

Bay Ridge
The Rev. Msgr. John Maloney doesn’t live near the R subway line, but he can tell you when the train is coming. … Full Article
 

Grimm blasts both Putin, Obama in Ukraine standoff

Bay Ridge
It’s both their faults! … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents ‘A Brown Bear, a Moon, and a Caterpillar’

Midwood
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) continues its 2013-14 Target Storybook Series with Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia's “A Brown Bear, a Moon and a Caterpillar: Treasured Stories by Eric Carle” o … Full Article
 

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