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LIU Brooklyn wraps up non-conference schedule with loss to Hofstra

The LIU Brooklyn men's basketball team turned a poor start to the season into a four-game winning streak, but that streak was snapped when Hofstra University beat the Blackbirds 88-62 during the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival at Barclays Center on Sunday. … Full Article

Judy Stanton, ‘Face of the Brooklyn Heights Association,’ announces retirement

The Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) has announced that Judy Stanton, BHA’s longtime executive director, plans to retire on Aug. 31, 2015. … Full Article

Lutheran Family Health Centers appoints new HIV director

Lutheran Family Health Centers, a group of medical facilities in Brooklyn, has appointed a new director of its HIV program. Dr. Manel Silva has been tapped to head the HIV Network Services program. … Full Article

Scott Stringer speaks at Crown Heights tenants rally

New York City Comptroller Scott M. … Full Article

Candy-covered tree a labor of love at Brooklyn Heights co-op

Visions of sugar plums danced in Pamela Harwood’s head this Christmas -- along with gumballs, jelly beans, Sugar Dots, Sweet Tarts, Tootsie Rolls, ice cream cones, Candy Corn and Red Hots. … Full Article

DOJ seeks benefits for families of slain NYPD officers

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is directing the Justice Department (DOJ) to expedite death benefits to the families of two New York police officers who were fatally shot inside their patrol car, the DOJ said Monday. … Full Article

De Blasio and wife visit scene of police officers' killings

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife have quietly visited the place where two New York City police officers were shot to death. … Full Article

Rabbinical student thanks cops for saving his life after stabbing

Members of the Chabad-Lubavitch community in Crown Heights showed their support for police by paying a visit to their local precinct on Monday and bringing along a special guest: the young rabbinical student whose life cops saved after he was stabbed by a deranged assailant on Dec. 9. … Full Article

Atlantic Avenue: A tale of two corners

Christmas is coming — but construction workers have been staying busy, busy, busy on  the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Boerum Place in the days before St. Nick's scheduled arrival. … Full Article

Vijay Iyer brings Holi to life at BAM

It can be difficult to classify the music of Vijay Iyer, who played a three-part concert at the Brooklyn Academy Music (BAM) last week. It is certainly unlike most other things you're likely to hear, with dramatic, looping discord building tension throughout each piece. … Full Article


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