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'E-waste’ recycling in Park Slope Jan. 20

When many people throw out their old computers, printers, cell phones, television sets, and DVDs or VHS players, they put them in the basement or outside their house, where regular trash is collected. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: On moving on: Park Sloper's memoir about support group for widows

Park Slope writer Becky Aikman begins her new book by getting to the point: "I got kicked out of my widows' support group," she writes. … Full Article

HOLY WAR: U.S. court fines Russia $50,000 a day in Chabad-Lubavitch book dispute

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Wednesday fined Russia $50,000 a day until it complies with his earlier order that the country return historical books and documents the court maintains are the property of the Brooklyn-based Chabad-Lubavitch movement. … Full Article

Markowitz honors good samaritan who returned dognapped spaniel

Borough President Marty Markowitz will issue a citation on Thursday commending Tena Cohen, a Spanish teacher at Brooklyn Tech in Fort Greene, who was able to return Marley — a Ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dognapping victim — to her owner, seven-year-old Mia Bendrat. … Full Article

GOTCHA! Sex assault suspect videotaped in Williamsburg subway station

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance with the whereabouts and identity of a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed a woman at the Lorimer L train station in Williamsburg on Sunday morning, January 13 at around 2:35 a.m. … Full Article

Lippman taps DiMango for Bronx 'judicial SWAT team’

New York State’s Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the reassignment of judges to help resolve the case backlog crisis currently occurring in the Bronx.
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Petition for year-round Brooklyn Pier 6 ferry service takes off

East River Ferry service to and from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, operated on a seasonal basis only, has proven so popular that local residents and representatives are pushing to make it permanent. … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School hosts business boot camp

Brooklyn Law School, in collaboration with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP and John Oswald, ’84, president and CEO of Capital Trust Group, recently conducted a business “Boot Camp” designed to teach law students valuable skills for succeeding in the business world. … Full Article

Mounting debts may force Bushwick arts center to close

Claudia Cochran, who runs a mentoring program at the Biko Transformation Center in Bushwick, helped her teenage protégés assemble a buffet line at a fish fry on a recent Friday night. … Full Article


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