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SATURDAY NIGHT IN ATLANTA: Lopez, Blatche lead Nets past Atlanta, 93-80.

ATLANTA — Brook Lopez and Andray Blatche each scored 18 points, Deron Williams added 17 and theBrooklyn Nets won their third straight game with a 93-80 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night. … Full Article

ANOTHER STAY OF EXECUTION: Judge delays decision on quick kill for LICH

In a crowded courtroom of over 60 spectators and attorneys, oral arguments were heard Friday on the state's move to close Long Island College Hospital. … Full Article

11TH HOUR: LICH backers rally in snow, but shutdown is averted

Long Island College Hospital supporters rallied under umbrellas in the blowing snow outside the state Supreme Court Building Friday morning, as a judge prepared to open a hearing on whether SUNY Downstate could proceed with its plan to kill the Cobble Hill hospital. … Full Article

RELIGION: Noted archivist Martha Foley gives talk on Temple’s 150 years

Noted Archivist Martha Foley Gives Talk on Temple’s 150 Years

Congregation Beth Elohim begins celebrating its Sesquicentennial (150th) year with several programs.
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Tilden supporters protest plan to add another school to Brooklyn campus

Families and supporters from three schools on the Tilden Educational Campus in Crown Heights, Brooklyn are protesting the city’s plan to add another school to the complex, this time a charter elementary school. … Full Article

LIU names first woman president in 87-year history

Long Island University, whose Brooklyn Campus is on Flatbush Avenue Extension in Downtown Brooklyn, has announced that Kimberly R. Cline will be the institution’s 10th president.  … Full Article

Aging: Life Is a verb, not a noun

Getting older is inevitable, growing up less so. Ask my wife; she will tell you immediately that growing up and maturity do not apply to me. What is aging?  … Full Article

BACK IN BROOKLYN: Hit-run suspect arrives in Williamsburg after Pa. arrest

A man arrested in connection with a car crash that killed a pregnant woman, her husband and eventually their newborn arrived back in Brooklyn on Thursday, a day after surrendering in Pennsylvania. … Full Article

Parents raise funds to renovate neglected Boerum Hill school library

For more than seven years, broken fans, old televisions and printers in need of toner filled the library in Boerum Hill’s Public School 38, keeping children from getting to the hundreds of books gathering dust inside. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights childhood revisited: Alice Outwater’s 2nd volume of reminiscences

Alice Davidson Outwater has followed up her 2011 “82 Remsen Street” with a new collection on what it was like to grow up in Brooklyn Heights in the 1930s and early ‘40s.  As with the first book, the stories in “ … Full Article


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