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Maronite Catholics hold dinner to raise funds for seminarians

Maronite Catholics and their supporters will gather for the Fourth Annual Benefit Dinner for the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn to raise funds for men studying for the priesthood. The dinner will take place on Nov. 21 at the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, at 1011 First Ave. … Full Article

Woman who allegedly scammed Medicaid out of $47K indicted

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and NYC Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar on Thursday announced the indictment of Hasime Lika aka Hasime Lolovic, 34, for allegedly collecting Medicaid benefits that she was ineligible for.   … Full Article

Brooklyn judge orders mediation in Interfaith bankruptcy case

Giving a small measure of hope to advocates for Interfaith Medical Center, Chief Bankruptcy Judge Carla E. Craig on Wednesday deferred making a final determination on closing the ailing Central Brooklyn hospital, instead assigning the case to mediation. … Full Article

Steiner Studios expands 'Hollywood East' with government aid, cinema campus

Doug Steiner's plan to rebuild the Brooklyn Navy Yard's historic hospital annex took a big step forward Thursday with word of crucial state funding.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Appellate Court orders new trial for murder defendant

In Brooklyn, the Appellate Division, 2nd Department, ruled that prosecutors engaged in misconduct sufficient to grant a convicted murder defendant a new trial. … Full Article

Martina Arroyo Foundation holds 2013 annual gala

The Martina Arroyo Foundation’s 9th year Annual Gala was truly a unique event. It was held at 583 Park Ave., one of New York’s most elegant landmark venues.  … Full Article

New book explores JFK as a conservative

John F. Kennedy has long been revered in liberal circles. … Full Article

Retired businessman, Navy navigator publishes moving debut novel

James Whitfield Thomson was not always on the path to becoming a novelist. A former sales executive and U.S. Navy navigator in Vietnam, he recently published his first novel, “Lies You Wanted to Hear,” at the age of 68. … Full Article

False Alarm: Starbucks NOT coming to Fort Greene

It was quite the tempest in a teapot … er, coffee urn. … Full Article

Witness The Change: 183 Columbia Heights now a high-end haven

It's back to the future for a Brooklyn Heights apartment house that belonged to the Watchtower for a quarter-century. … Full Article


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