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P.S. 8 PTA holds golf outing to raise funds for school

It rained throughout most of last week, but the weather cleared on Saturday just in time for the P.S. 8 Parent Teacher Association to hold its inaugural golf outing at Marine Park to raise money for the school. … Full Article
 

Gerritsen Beach gets a boost in post-Sandy recovery efforts

The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, which has worked for the past 18 months since Hurricane Sandy to help residents get back on their feet, has been given a big boost. … Full Article
 

Flag Football: Goldstein’s Purple Swarm beats Fort Hamilton to stay undefeated

Leon Goldstein High School is technically named the Dolphins, but its girls flag football team prefers to go by another name — the Purple Swarm. … Full Article
 

Suspect struck Brooklyn subway rider with hammer

New York City police are looking for a suspect who struck a man in the head with a hammer at a subway station. Police say it happened at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Fulton Street and Rockaway Avenue subway stop in Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn students are named Horatio Alger Scholars

Two high school students from Brooklyn were among 104 teens from across the country to be named Horatio Alger National Scholars, a designation that earned them a trip to a national conference in Washington D.C. … Full Article
 

CEC 21 honors Recchia with songs, poems, portraits by children

The Community Education Council of School District 21 honored one of its predecessors, Domenic Recchia at its April 23 meeting in which students sang songs, recited poems and presented the former councilman with portraits they painted of him. … Full Article
 

BPL celebrates 100th anniversary of newly-renovated Stone Avenue Library

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) celebrated the 100th anniversary of Stone Avenue Library in Brownsville on Monday, as well as the branch’s new renovations completed in partnership with the NYC Department of Design and Construction's See ChangeNYC initiative and Council Member Darlene Mealy. … Full Article
 

Easter egg hunts in Brooklyn Heights and East Flatbush on Saturday

Little bunnies and their families should bring their Easter baskets to Brooklyn Heights or East Flatbush on Saturday, April 19 to gather eggs to celebrate Easter and the coming of spring. … Full Article
 

City Parks Foundation offers free yoga lessons for seniors

Senior citizens will be doing the sun salutations in the great outdoors this spring, thanks to a popular fitness program sponsored by the City Parks Foundation. … Full Article
 

Home safe? Push to landmark Jackie Robinson’s Flatbush house

City councilmember Jumaane Williams (D - Flatbush, East Flatbush) is taking another whack at getting the East Flatbush home of baseball legend Jackie Robinson designated as a city landmark. … Full Article
 

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