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Maimonides becomes official hospital of Brooklyn Nets

Maimonides Medical Center announced today that it has entered into a partnership with the Brooklyn Nets, and is now the NBA team’s official hospital and team physicians. The arrival of the Brooklyn Nets at the newly constructed Barclays Center marks the first time in over 50 years that Brooklyn has been home to a major league sports franchise. Excitement has been building among Brooklyn’s 2.5 million residents, and the 6,000 employees of Maimonides Medical Center are among the most fervent new fans. “Today is a great day for Brooklyn and Maimonides Medical Center as we begin our partnership with the Brooklyn Nets,” said Pamela Brier, president and CEO of Maimonides. “We are truly proud to be their official hospital and team physicians.”  … Full Article

Help for Veterans Starting Businesses

Standing outside the Fort Hamilton Army Base’s main gate, through which thousands of soldiers pass each year to be processed into the military, two local lawmakers called on New York State to do more to help disabled war veterans struggling with start-up businesses. … Full Article

Xaverian High School Football: Star Tight End Binckes To Play for C.W. Post

Xaverian High School senior Sean Binckes made a life-changing decision on Wednesday, Feb. 1, when he committed to play his college football at C.W. Post. … Full Article

Nine To Be Honored for Women’s History Month

Bay Ridge — March is Women’s History Month and state Sen. Marty Golden is marking the celebration by presenting awards to local women who have made a difference in the community. … Full Article

Parkville 2011 Football Season Highlights: High-Flying Falcons Swoop in for Win


Two late scores by the Falcons put away an otherwise closely played game as they went on to defeat the Bucs, 25-14, in Major Division action. … Full Article

Auto shop fire spreads to fitness club

More than three dozen firefighters were needed to extinguish a fire in an auto body shop on the morning of Jan. 19, officials said. … Full Article

Heff's Corner: A Walk Through History

Hello to all our friends on “Heff’s Corner.” On a quiet walk home from The Rhapsody Players’ rehearsal last evening at St John’s Church, a sense of history came over me.
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First-Place ’Splitters Fall to Jefferson Following Win Over B&G

Only three short days after their biggest win of the season, the Brooklyn AA Division-leading Railsplitters of Lincoln High School suffered what coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton referred to as “the worst loss” he’s ever had. … Full Article

Brook-Krasny’s Long Journey to State Assembly

When Alec Brook-Krasny arrived in the United States for the first time in 1989 after growing up in Russia, he actually spoke more Italian than English. Confused? Read on. It’ll all become clear. … Full Article

School Bus Service Halted, Leaving St. Anselm Kids Stranded

Kathleen Leone’s daughter came home from Saint Anselm Catholic School on Jan. 6 with a note informing her that the yellow school bus her seventh-grader had been taking back and forth to school since kindergarten would no longer be available as of Jan. 9.
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