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Asian group backs Gentile illegal home conversion bill

Councilmember Vincent Gentile has picked up the support of a key group in Brooklyn in his fight to stop illegal home conversions in New York City. … Full Article

Brooklyn College will be home to a leading center for Haitian Studies

The borough that has long been the nexus of the city’s Haitian community will now be the site of what’s being touted as a leading source of knowledge about the Caribbean island nation, its people and culture. … Full Article

Bandits nabbed in Dyker Heights, charged with theft of $1 million in frozen eels

Thou shalt not st-eel. Three not-so-slick thieves were busted near Brooklyn’s Chinatown Monday and charged with stealing more than $1 million worth of frozen eels from an Elizabeth, N.J. shipping terminal, police said. … Full Article

Quaglione heads up Brooklyn Chapter of March of Dimes

A Bay Ridge man who takes part every year in the March for Babies event sponsored by the March of Dimes is expanding his mission. … Full Article

St. Athanasius Church makes anniversary extra sweet for visiting Nigerian priest

The people of St. Athanasius Church on Sunday feted a beloved Nigerian priest on the 20th anniversary of his ordination. … Full Article

Gentile wants input into Bensonhurst Park fix-up plans

City Councilmember Vincent Gentile is looking for ideas on how to renovate Bensonhurst Park and he is reaching out to the public for input. … Full Article

Hikind has high hopes for Brooklyn College president

The often-troubled relationship between Brooklyn College and an outspoken Brooklyn lawmaker appears to be on the mend. … Full Article

Gravesend Park reopens after $7.25 million renovation

Borough Park residents can once again enjoy Gravesend Park now that the city has completed a $7.25 million renovation of the popular recreation area. … Full Article

Pet owner wants trees planted in Bay Ridge dog run

Liam McCabe said his dog Barrow loves to be outdoors, but the Bay Ridge resident hasn’t taken his pet pooch to one of his favorite places, the dog run at Owl’s Head Park, all summer. … Full Article

Tears for boy who committed suicide over bullying

Daniel Fitzpatrick lived for only 13 years on this earth, but his family appears to be determined that his legacy lives on so that other children can be helped. … Full Article


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