Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009

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Crook cleans out photojournalist

Cops and one outraged photographer are looking for a crew of thieves who burglarized a Marine Park garage and looted thousands of dollars in camera equipment found in the victim’s car. Comment.
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Happiness was Just a Guy Named Joe

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Bloomberg: no new police

Brooklyn won’t be getting an influx of new officers anytime soon. Comment.
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Big chain stores have strong BK links

Brooklyn may be the borough of mom-and-pop shops, but it’s no slouch when it comes to national retail stores, according to a recently released Center for an Urban Future study. Comment.
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Crime stats: a mixed bag

With the exception of murder, major felony crime continues to plummet on the streets of Coney Island and Brighton beach, according to the latest police statistics. Comment.
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Jutrzenka singing group

Thanks to its dedicated and loyal members, and choral director Izabella Kobus-Salkin,South Brooklyn’s Jutrzenka Singing Society #226, the female chorus of the Polish Singers Alliance of America, is reaching 75 years of existence this September. Comment.
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Murder up, felonies down

With the exception of murder, major felony crime continues to plummet on the streets of Coney Island and Brighton beach, according to the latest police statistics. Comment.
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Kennedy legacy lives on in Bklyn

Remembering a great leader... Comment.
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Anti-waste station forces%A0 keep pressure on state DEC

A state lawmaker last week appealed to the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) commissioner to prevent a waste transfer station from coming to Gravesend Bay. Comment.
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Senate newbie makes reformist waves in Albany

While not quite the new sheriff of Albany, recently elected State Senator Daniel Squadron is beginning to make an impact on possible reforms in Albany. Comment.
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Jobless crisis looms here

Brooklyn’s unemployment numbers for the first half of the year are discouraging %u2013 over 10 percent of the population %u2013 and state labor workers warn that a crisis could be coming if unemployment benefits are not extended. Comment.
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Youth cancer on the rise

“Your child has cancer.” Words no parent ever wants to hear. But every day 46 children are diagnosed with cancer. Every day 15 children die from their disease. Every day children — from babies to teens — receive chemotherapy, radiation treatment, surgery, spinal taps, bone marrow transplants, stem cell transplants, transfusions, hoping that the weeks or years of torture will save their lives. The parents of these children spend more than 50 percent of their annual income in this fight, all the while wishing that pediatric cancer was an oxymoron. Comment.
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Your chance to break into the movies

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations — a nonprofit organization — and The New York City Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting is now accepting applications for the 16th cycle of The “Made in NY” Production Assistant Training Program. Comment.
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60th Pct. council meet

Due to this year’s primary elections, the 60th Precinct Community Council will meet on Wednesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. instead ofTuesday, September 15. Comment.
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Focus on Child Health: Safeguarding tips for children returning to school

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides a health and safety checklist for children returning to school. Comment.
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Focus on Child Health: Understanding Ear Infections

To understand earaches you must first know about the Eustachian tube, a narrow channel connecting the inside of the ear to the back of the throat, just above the soft palate. The tube allows drainage — preventing fluid in the middle ear from building up and bursting the thin ear drum. In a healthy ear, the fluid drains down the tube, assisted by tiny hair cells, and is swallowed. Comment.
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Brighton beach bathers socked with $250 fines

Charges that the Bloomberg administration has enforcement agents ticketing residents and businesses to increase the city’s bottom line surfaced again last week after Parks Department police (PEP) ticketed several elderly women for bathing in shallow waters off Brighton Beach at about 6:45 p.m. Comment.
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Open late for cutting-edge couture

Calling all Brooklyn retailers to participate in this year’s “Fashion Night Out,” a citywide effort to promote retail, boost consumer confidence and celebrate fashion. Comment.
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Big chains, strong BK links

Brooklyn may be the borough of mom-and-pop shops, but it’s no slouch when it comes to national retail stores, according to a recently released Center for an Urban Future study. Comment.
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Comptroller candidates court Barack backers

One year after organizing hundreds of phone banking and fundraising events to elect Barack Obama President of the United States, Brooklyn For Barack members have turned their attention to raising awareness about citywide races such as the Democratic primary for Comptroller. Comment.
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Engaging courses for older adults

Marking its thirty-third year of providing Brooklyn seniors with an excellent educational program at minimal cost, the Institute for Retirees in Pursuit of Education will start its fall 2009 semesterSeptember 9, offering nearly 80 courses and lectures, live music and theatrical performances. Comment.
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Back to school for cops, too

As the school bell rings and children throughout southern Brooklyn head off to class, cops from Patrol Borough Brooklyn South are going to be right behind them. Comment.
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Health care fever hits

All in all, it amounted to a couple of dozen protesters holding signs and American flags, marching and chanting outside the Bay Ridge office of Rep. Michael McMahon. Comment.
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Guv in Brooklyn to salute West Indian Carnival

Governor David Paterson was on hand to honor the life-blood of the West Indian Day Parade and Carnival, which enters its 42nd year this Labor Day. Comment.
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New prez for BK Children’s Museum

The Board of Trustees of Brooklyn Children’s Museum announced the appointment of Georgina Ngozi as president and chief executive officer of the world’s first museum created expressly for children, effective September 21. Comment.
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Focus on Child Health: Early intervention for a lifetime of smiles

To understand earaches you must first know about the Eustachian tube, a narrow channel connecting the inside of the ear to the back of the throat, just above the soft palate. The tube allows drainage — preventing fluid in the middle ear from building up and bursting the thin ear drum. In a healthy ear, the fluid drains down the tube, assisted by tiny hair cells, and is swallowed. Comment.
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Back to School Fair in session

Some lucky Brooklynchildren were treated to a Back to School Fair at the Excel Learning Center, part of the HCS Bensonhurst Center, 7907 New Utrecht Avenue, created to meet the needs of Southern Brooklyn growing Asian community. Comment.
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Marine Pk Civic meet

The Marine Park Civic Association will host their monthly meeting on September 15, at 8 p.m. at PS 222, 3301 Quentin Road. Comment.
High School Sports

JAMES MADISON MOVES ON FROM TOUGH SEASON

The James Madison football team would like to forget 2008. Comment.
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‘Hot corner’ star heats up ‘clones

Brooklynites were in for a major league thrill last week when NY Met David Wright worked out with the Brooklyn Cyclones at KeySpan Park. Comment.

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