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Psychology professor killed in Ditmas Park home invasion

A well-known professor of psychology was killed by a home invader on Monday night in his Ditmas Park home — and the suspect was found cowering in a closet when police arrived, police said. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridgites rally for safer streets one week after child was run down on 84th Street

Nearly 50 people rallied for safety improvements to poorly designed streets and the installation of more traffic-enforcement cameras in Bay Ridge on Sunday night, protesting at the 84th Street location where a child was gravely injured by a driver one week earlier. … Full Article

 

Board of Election panel refer Grimm ballot fraud to prosecutors

UPDATED | The city Board of Elections says the campaign of convicted felon and disgraced former Congressman Michael Grimm fraudulently tried to get a rival kicked off the ballot — and may have even committed a cr … Full Article

 

Come see landmark-worthy South Midwood

Queen Anne. Princess Anne. Freestanding Colonial Revival. They are such stuff as dreams are made on — yes, that's a Shakespeare line — if you love Victorian architecture. … Full Article
 

Come see landmark-worthy Caton Park and the Parade Ground where Sandy Koufax played baseball

What a magic place for baseball fans. The tiny neighborhood known as Caton Park is nestled up against the Prospect Park Parade Ground — where pros who earned at least 50 World Series rings played amateur baseball in their youth. … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission nixes bid to save century-old Flatbush church

Local efforts to save the Baptist Church of the Redeemer at Cortelyou Road and Ocean Avenue in Flatbush, built in 1919, have not succeeded, and the church’s building is now slated for demolition,  … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge hotel plans roil Golden

UPDATED | A proposed six-story hotel across the street from a Bay Ridge public school would quickly be turned into a haven for the homeless, activists claim. … Full Article
 

Murrow chess team, a New York City powerhouse, falls short at national championship

The Edward R. Murrow HS chess team — famed in the borough and the reigning state champ — placed 13th out of a field of 443 schools competing in the National High School Chess Championship this past weekend, placing the Midwood-based public school in the top 3 percent in the nation. … Full Article
 

Justin Brannan says he is getting death threats for anti-NRA comments

A City Councilmember who exercised the First Amendment against the Second Amendment made some people so mad that they’re threatening to violate the Fifth Commandment, he says. … Full Article
 

Building plans would demolish historic Borough Park synagogue

Permits have been filed for a six-story mixed-use building at 4024 12th Ave. … Full Article
 

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