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Tilden supporters protest plan to add another school to Brooklyn campus

Crown Heights
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

Fort Greene
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

Cobble Hill
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

Williamsburg
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

Boerum Hill
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

Brooklyn Heights
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
 

PRO BONO BARRISTER: Lawyers prefer 3 years of law school

Downtown
When a select American Bar Association panel recently came up with a number of ideas for dealing with the current enrollment and employment crises within the profession they made a number of suggestions.
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RELIGION: Festival Chorus joins American Guild of Organists and neighbors for 'Evensong' service

Cobble Hill
It’s a story about music’s power to persevere through adversity. … Full Article
 

Library ‘fire sale’? Library backers plan rally as City Council holds budget hearings

Brooklyn Heights
This Friday, as the City Council holds a preliminary hearing on the Mayor’s proposed library budget, a group called  … Full Article
 

NYPD speaks to friend of suspect in fatal Williamsburg hit-run

Williamsburg
The hunt for an ex-convict wanted in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pregnant woman and her husband was a game of cat and mouse on Wednesday, with police getting word that he wants to surrender even though he remains in hiding. … Full Article
 

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