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Aging: Life Is a verb, not a noun

Cobble Hill
Getting older is inevitable, growing up less so. Ask my wife; she will tell you immediately that growing up and maturity do not apply to me. What is aging?  … Full Article
 

BACK IN BROOKLYN: Hit-run suspect arrives in Williamsburg after Pa. arrest

Williamsburg
A man arrested in connection with a car crash that killed a pregnant woman, her husband and eventually their newborn arrived back in Brooklyn on Thursday, a day after surrendering in Pennsylvania. … Full Article
 

Parents raise funds to renovate neglected Boerum Hill school library

Boerum Hill
For more than seven years, broken fans, old televisions and printers in need of toner filled the library in Boerum Hill’s Public School 38, keeping children from getting to the hundreds of books gathering dust inside. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Heights childhood revisited: Alice Outwater’s 2nd volume of reminiscences

Brooklyn Heights
Alice Davidson Outwater has followed up her 2011 “82 Remsen Street” with a new collection on what it was like to grow up in Brooklyn Heights in the 1930s and early ‘40s.  As with the first book, the stories in “ … Full Article
 

PRO BONO BARRISTER: Lawyers prefer 3 years of law school

Downtown
When a select American Bar Association panel recently came up with a number of ideas for dealing with the current enrollment and employment crises within the profession they made a number of suggestions.
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RELIGION: Festival Chorus joins American Guild of Organists and neighbors for 'Evensong' service

Cobble Hill
It’s a story about music’s power to persevere through adversity. … Full Article
 

Library ‘fire sale’? Library backers plan rally as City Council holds budget hearings

Brooklyn Heights
This Friday, as the City Council holds a preliminary hearing on the Mayor’s proposed library budget, a group called  … Full Article
 

NYPD speaks to friend of suspect in fatal Williamsburg hit-run

Williamsburg
The hunt for an ex-convict wanted in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pregnant woman and her husband was a game of cat and mouse on Wednesday, with police getting word that he wants to surrender even though he remains in hiding. … Full Article
 

LIGHT AT END OF TUNNEL: F Train Express may return

Park Slope
When Aaron Stern, the MTA’s director of management and budget, mentioned at a City Council hearing on Tuesday that the transit agency still plans to examine the idea of adding express service to the F train, many people in the area jumped to conclusions and rejoiced. … Full Article
 

Kaboom! $80M ammo depot rehab fuels explosive Navy Yard growth

Navy Yard
The Brooklyn Navy Yard on Wednesday announced that a 1 million-square-foot warehouse building will be renovated to the tune of $80 million. … Full Article
 

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