Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009

Bay News

Target off the mark when it comes to scooters

Bay News

Do-over for District 21 CEC

School District 21’s Community Education Council (CEC) will elect a president — again. Comment.
Bay News

Amphitheater foes hope for new tune out of beep

The standoff between Borough President Marty Markowitz and residents near Asser Levy Seaside Park continues — but there are indications that the beep might be ready to rethink aspects of his plan to build a new $64 million amphitheater inside the Sea Breeze Avenue green space. Comment.
BoroBeat

The right kind of therapy for Menorah Home & Hospital senior citizens

Menorah Home and Hospital residents celebrated National Therapeutic Recreation Week by demonstrating their skills in drumming, tai chi, yoga and Nintendo Wii. Comment.
Bay News

Torre kids bring championship home

Budding Mike Piazzas from the Joe Torre East Highway Little League Dragons have a ball celebrating their new title — the Little League New York District 25 champs! Comment.
Bay News

Beach cries foul!

Cops from the 61st Precinct may be keeping close tabs on beach-goers but they’re failing to adequately protect the community at large, some in Manhattan Beach are charging. Comment.
Bay News

$1.1 million facelift for Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Arch

Brooklyn’s iconic version of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris will soon undergo a $1.1 million makeover. Comment.
Bay News

Borough Hall mulls%A0new tune

The standoff between Borough President Marty Markowitz and residents near Asser Levy Seaside Park continues — but there are indications that the beep might be ready to rethink aspects of his plan to build a new $64 million amphitheater inside the Sea Breeze Avenue green space. Comment.
Bay News

Join the telethon

The local office of the Muscular Dystrophy Association is looking for people interested in volunteering at the local 2009 Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon Pledge Center. Comment.
Bay News

Election do-over for%A0 District 21 parents group

School District 21’s Community Education Council (CEC) will elect a president — again. Comment.
Bay News

Eastern alum: true to their school

No matter where you end up, most people have fond memories of high school. Comment.
Bay News

Feasting on the circus’ food court

The summer of 2009 has seen a unique entertainment experience arrive in Brooklyn: The Coney Island BOOM A RING marks the first time in more than half a century that the “Greatest Show On Earth” has performed under a tent. Comment.
Bay News

Beauty and the Beasts in Coney

Miss Brooklyn, Keelie Sheridan was recently honored as Guest Ringmaster at the Coney Island Boom A Ring, West 21st Street and Surf Avenue. Comment.
Bay News

No shucking and jiving, oysters could return

A new study aims to determine whether Jamaica Bay is clean enough to one day make oysters — and environmentalists — happy as clams. Comment.
Bay News

Charter schools threaten public schools, Maisel says

Charter schools will leave District 22 public schools lifeless, according to a local elected official. Comment.
Bay News

Towns mortgages may lead to House investigation

The House Ethics Committee last week declined comment on whether they will investigate two questionable home mortgagesthat Rep. Edolphus Towns received from Countrywide Financial Corp. Comment.
Bay News

Brooklyn post offices spared the axe, officials say

Rumors of several Brooklyn post offices’ demise are greatly exaggerated, postal officials said last week. Comment.
Bay News

Take a seat at Sunny Anderson’s table and enjoy

Sunny Anderson is the Food Network’s next big thing — and a proud Brooklynite. Comment.
Bay News

Bocce is life at area park

It was a ball-lobbing bonanza. Comment.
Bay News

New A’s set to drop puck at Aviator

They are a new team in a new league with a new coach, but professional hockey returns to Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn this winter. Comment.
Bay News

Eigsti getting another go around with Cyclones

Jake Eigsti is back in Brooklyn…again. Comment.
BoroBeat

The right kind of therapy

Menorah Home and Hospital residents celebrated National Therapeutic Recreation Week by demonstrating their skills in drumming, tai chi, yoga and Nintendo Wii. Comment.
BoroBeat

A Badge of honor for local boy scout

Just call Eagle-bound Bensonhurst scout Edward Maddalena a grassroots gladiator for organizing an environmental awareness fair at New Utrecht Reformed Church to educate and empower his community while trying to attain his Court of Honor Badge. Comment.
BoroBeat

Remarkable BK resident marks 108th year

What’s her secret? Comment.

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