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Four St. Francis mens basketball players suspended before loss to Robert Morris

Brooklyn Heights
Junior Brent Jones, St. Francis’ starting point guard and leader, sophomore Anthony White, freshman Wayne Martin and junior P.J. Santavenere were all suspended indefinitely for a "school matter" on Saturday morning before their game against Robert Morris. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Ice teaches kids to skate at Prospect Park

Prospect Park
Brooklyn Ice, a free after-school program that teaches figure skating to Brooklyn kids, has returned to Prospect Park — at the new Lakeside Rink at LeFrak Center. While the rink was under construction, the program used Bryant Park in Manhattan. … Full Article
 

Three brothers sentenced in Brooklyn Federal Court for international sex trafficking

Downtown
Three brothers were recently sentenced in Brooklyn’s federal court for the Eastern District of New York to lengthy prison terms after they pleaded guilty to sex trafficking charges.  … Full Article
 

LICH bidder Brisa disqualified as SUNY board puts off vote

Cobble Hill
The SUNY board of trustees heard the pitches of four of the five developers competing to buy Long Island College Hospital (LICH) on Friday, but the board made no decision about which proposal it favored in the tumultuous windup of its disputed RFP (Request for Proposals) process. … Full Article
 

Loughlin loses Mike Williams in big win over Christ the King

Fort Greene
It seems like every year no matter how good Bishop Loughlin is that the it will eventually lose to Christ the King. This may be the year the Lions finally take a bite out of the Royals.  … Full Article
 

Developers hype their LICH bids on cable TV

Cobble Hill
A televised presentation featuring five of the bidders in SUNY’s much-disputed search for a buyer for Long Island College Hospital (LICH) is now available for viewing on BRIC's community access Brooklyn Public Network. (See schedule below.) … Full Article
 

Brooklyn federal court unable to hear Interfaith Hospital board member’s claims

Bedford-Stuyvesant
The Eastern District Federal Court has found that a Brooklyn hospital board member’s claims of First Amendment violations by her employer cannot proceed in federal court. … Full Article
 

Novelist reveals how teaching in Brooklyn has shaped his work

Williamsburg
Following his acclaimed debut “Sacrifice Fly,” New York City public school teacher Tim O’Mara’s new novel “Crooked Numbers” (Minotaur Books) returns to the Williamsburg neighborhood to tell the story of Raymond Donne, a middle school teacher who has taken a break from his job to solve a mys … Full Article
 

Price tag for 141 Willoughby St. is $28 million

Downtown
A Downtown Brooklyn development site across the street from the massive City Point project fetched a nice price: $28 million. … Full Article
 

Own a piece of Fifth Ave. for $2.95 million

Sunset Park
Here's your chance to join the ranks of Sunset Park's Fifth Avenue landlords. The price of admission won't come cheap, though. Kenby Pharmacy owner Gilbert Zuckerman is selling the building his drugstore's in, 6024 Fifth Ave. … Full Article
 

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