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New era begins at St. Patrick’s in Bay Ridge

Wednesday marked the beginning of the school year for thousands of children who attend Catholic schools in Brooklyn. But for the students of St. Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge in particular, it was the start of a new academic and spiritual journey. … Full Article

Advocates push for childhood cancer research funds

Chris King, holding his three-year-old daughter Cami in his arms, talked about how lucky his family is. “Things are looking up,” he said, as he stood in front of Saint Ephrem Catholic Church in Dyker Heights on Wednesday. … Full Article

Daily Beast names Malliotakis one of nine women remaking GOP

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who has been considered a rising star in the Republican Party ever since she surprised political pundits by capturing her assembly seat three years ago, has won praise from media superstar Tina Brown’s website, which called her one of nine women reshaping t … Full Article

Doctor warns: Beware of bone damage from heavy backpacks

With school set to open soon, parents are probably busy buying school supplies for their kids. One of the items on every student’s do-do list is the purchase of a new backpack to carry notebooks and textbooks. … Full Article

Felder keeping his office open 12 hours on primary day

State Sen. Simcha Felder isn’t even on the ballot on Primary Day, but he’s going to keep his district office open for 12 hours that day. … Full Article

World War II veteran recalls liberating Buchenwald death camp

Albert Goldberg, a member of the Greatest Generation, said the years have quickly flown by since he saw combat in World War II 70 years ago. “It seems like yesterday to me,” the Brighton Beach resident said. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s Arab, Muslim communities uneasy about Syria

As leaders of both parties in Congress endorsed President Obama’s call for action against Syrian President Bashar Assad, leaders of Brooklyn’s Arab and Muslim communities commented on the tense situation. … Full Article

NYPD Wins Greenfield Classic 24-9

City Councilman David Greenfield doesn’t just pass laws. He's also a sports maven! … Full Article

Golden urges state to deny cop killer’s parole bid

A convict serving 25 years to life in prison for the cold blooded murder of a Bay Ridge police officer is up for parole this month, but state Sen. Marty Golden and the slain cop’s family are urging officials to keep him behind bars. … Full Article


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