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Popular ‘Hyperbole and a Half’ blog soon to be a book

Allie Brosh, the author behind the wildly popular blog “Hyperbole and a Half” and the #1 Indie Next Pick for November, “HYPERBOLE AND A HALF: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened” (on-sale: Oct. … Full Article

Appellate Division preserves prior order to keep LICH open

The Appellate Division, 2nd Department has dismissed a request for stay filed by the State University of New York-Downstate (SUNY) in its ongoing effort to close Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH).   … Full Article

Sunset Park BID sponsors weapon buyback program

The Sunset Park Business Improvement District (BID) is urging anyone in the neighborhood who has an illegal gun to surrender it to authorities. To entice gun owners reluctant to give up their weapons, the BID is sweetening the pot by offer bank cards worth up to $200. … Full Article

New top cop at 76th precinct

Deputy Inspector Jeffrey Schiff handed over the head position at the 76th Police Precinct to Captain Justin Lenz, a 23-year veteran of the New York City Police Department. … Full Article

84th Precinct Cop of the Month honored

Police Officer Michael Chapman was recently named the 84th Precinct Community Council’s Cop of the Month. On Sept. 29, P.O. Chapman and his partner were on routine patrol when they heard shots fired near the corner of Nassau and Navy streets near the Farragut Houses. … Full Article

Friends of Brooklyn Heights Branch Library to hold 20th Anniversary gala fundraiser

The Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library will hold its 20th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser to raise funds for the collection on Monday, Oct. … Full Article

Carroll Gardens resident to celebrate her 80th birthday with parachute jump

Earlier this year, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle featured an article about Carroll Gardens grandmother Carolyn Meiselbach, who parachuted from a plane 13,500 feet off the ground in upstate Gardiner, N.Y. … Full Article

Boaters want to help landlubbers survive the next storm

The crew of the Mary A. Whalen started storm preparations four days before Hurricane Sandy was expected to strike last October. An elementary school class had just finished its visit when the crew began clearing the deck and securing dock lines. … Full Article

‘What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?’

When David Harris-Gershon’s wife Jamie was severely injured in the 2002 bombing at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, he was devastated, confused and angry. … Full Article


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