Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Thursday, May 28, 2009

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DOE floats arts plan for I.S. 278

The Department of Education is extending an olive branch to angry Marine Park residents — but parents aren’t interested. Comment.
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Kids can learn how to play tennis for free

The New York Junior Tennis League’s annual spring program is offering free tennis to youngsters ages six to 18 at various locations throughout Brooklyn. Trained coaches will provide a comprehensive schedule of instruction, practice and play for all levels. Comment.
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Thompson, Avella to square off here

The American Heritage Democratic Organization (AHDO) will hold a forum for the Democratic candidates for mayor at 7 p.m., June 1 at The American Legion Hall, 345 78th Street (between Third & Fourth avenues), second floor in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn. Comment.
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Outstanding volunteer makes auxiliary history

Linying Gong still hasn’t gotten used to people calling her captain and she still has a hard time fastening the new shield to her uniform, but her family and co−workers agree, no one is more deserving of the post. Comment.
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New effort to extend statute of limitations

Two competing bills involving child molestation are winding their way through the State Legislature with supporters lining up on both sides. Comment.
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New effort to honor the late Bob Buonvino

During his lifetime, Bob Buonvino dedicated himself to many civic causes but none, arguably, was more important to him than the preservation of the New Utrecht Reformed Church, at 18th Avenue and 83rd Street. Comment.
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Sirico’s Caterers hosts annual amico awards gala

Five community representatives were rewarded with plaudits and words of appreciation when the American−Italian Coalition of Organizations (AMICO) held its annual awards reception at Sirico’s Caterers. Comment.
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A bad bunch of hombres in Brighton

Local residents are fearing the emergence of a Mexican gang terrorizing Brighton Beach, according to a long−time community activist. Comment.
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YM−YWHA gives special salute to luminaries

Those who make Brooklyn jive and thrive received plaudits galore at a community recognition night, presented by the Kings Bay YM−YWHA. Comment.
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Gowanus rezoning nears ULURP

The city’s plan to rezone a large area near the Gowanus Canal inched forward this week in Borough Hall. Comment.
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DOE offers arts sweetener to charter school plan

The Department of Education is extending an olive branch to angry Marine Park residents — but parents aren’t interested. Comment.

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