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College Beat: Too little, too late for St. Francis Terriers in Albany

With each missed shot, St. Francis Brooklyn men's basketball coach Glenn Braica grew more astounded. … Full Article

Orthodox Jewish counselor on trial in Brooklyn denies sex abuse

A religious counselor accused of sexually abusing a girl under his guidance for three years testified in a Brooklyn court Wednesday, denying it ever happened. … Full Article

164 years of prayers: Grace Church sanctuary anchors Brooklyn Heights

Grace Church-Brooklyn Heights celebrated the 164th anniversary of the very first worship service in Grace Church during services on Dec. 2. This past Sunday was also the first Sunday of Advent, which Christians consider the start of a new liturgical year. … Full Article

Park Slope Brownstone's no longer in the pink

The new owners of the infamous “pink house” at 233 Garfield Place have covered the four-story home with brown primer, according to the New York Post. … Full Article

Brooklyn's proud Lebanese-Americans celebrate at Borough Hall

The accomplishments of prominent Lebanese-Americans in Brooklyn were celebrated at Borough Hall during a ceremony hosted by Borough President Marty Markowitz on Nov. 28.  … Full Article

Public library, upscale housing, retail and arts will fill Two Trees' 'BAM South'

Two Trees Management Co. has released a rendering and details for its BAM South mixed-use development.
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With eye on Brooklyn case, Cardozo Law School pushes for guardianship reform

In September 2012, attorney Raymond Jones sat in a Kings County Criminal courtroom as a trial against him proceeded. … Full Article

Restraining order intrigue clouds fate of Carroll Gardens homeless shelter

Adding a level of intrigue to the legal maneuverings of the city in the case of a controversial men’s homeless shelter it plans for Carroll Gardens, the city’s Department of Homeless Services has denied that a temporary restraining order was issued by Judge David Schmidt on November 20. … Full Article

Superstar Blige joins Rolling Stones at Barclays

At the Rolling Stones’ concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this Saturday, Dec. 8, the Stones will be joined on stage by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige and up-and-coming blues-rock guitarist Gary Clark Jr., the Stones’ website announced on Wednesday. … Full Article

Sandy-pushed Gowanus delivered noxious, toxic punch

When the waters of the Gowanus Canal gushed over its banks during Hurricane Sandy, flooding the streets and the basements of homes and businesses nearby, it was not the water itself that most worried residents and officials.
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