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Friday, Oct. 2, 2009

Bay News

Trouble with the ‘Grapefruit Mom’

In last week’s column, I spoke of how great the Labor Day weekend was at the DoubleTree Somerset. Reminiscing about Ravenhall Pool, I met friends I hadn’t seen in 60 years.It was almost a perfect weekend, spoiled only by the stupidity of the ‘Grapefruit Mom,’who said to me, “Little girls are smarter than boys.” Comment.
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No ‘bump’ for schools

Public schools in Coney Island and Bensonhurst will receive $13.6 million to lower class size and fund after-school programs. Comment.
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‘Edible schoolyard’ debuts at P.S. 216

A Brooklyn school is bringing fruits and vegetables into classrooms. Comment.
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Sitt pitches Shore Pkwy BJ’s store

Thor Equities Developer Joe Sitt is getting back to his retail roots and proposing construction of a new 214,000-square-foot shopping center at 1752 Shore Parkway. Comment.
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Shooting in Cropsey Park

Four people were wounded in Cropsey Park this past weekend when a late-night soccer game ended in a shooting spree. Comment.
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BK pols react to swipe at Paterson

Oh, Obama...Why’d you have to go and do something like that? Comment.
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Russian playboy buys NBA Nets

And now, here’s your Brooklyn Nyets! Comment.
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No funding bump for area schools

Public schools in Coney Island and Bensonhurst will receive $13.6 million to lower class size and fund after-school programs. Comment.
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8th annual Tunnel to Towers run%A0

Red, white and blue reigned supreme amid a torrent of rain as more than 25,000 soaked patriots joined Brooklyn’s Bravest and runners from around the world for the eighth annual “Tunnel to Towers” run, poignantly retracing the footsteps of a valiant Park Slope firefighter who made the ultimate sacrifice on 9/11. Comment.
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The ‘Edible schoolyard’ debuts

A Brooklyn school is bringing fruits and vegetables into classrooms. Comment.
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Autumn brings fresh spate of great street fairs

You really begin to realize how populous Brooklyn is when the annual autumn street fairs draw out the crowds. Comment.
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‘Senior Idol’ correction

A calendar listing in last week’s “Around the Clock” featured an incorrect date submitted by AARP-Chapter 5055 for its “Senior Idol” competition at Xaverian High School, 7100 Shore Road. Comment.
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Brooklynites take TV’s ‘Iron Chef’ challenge

You are “The Next Iron Chef.” Three Brooklynites hope to hear those sweet words on the new season of the Food Network’s popular competition show, which premieres on October 4 at9 p.m. Comment.
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GOP critic: this is the worst our party has ever been

A leadership battle is brewing in the Kings County Republican Party. Comment.
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Home sweet home...ten-hut!

Talk about a safe house. Comment.
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Joe’s Sitt & shop

Thor Equities Developer Joe Sitt is getting back to his retail roots and proposing construction of a new 214,000-square-foot shopping center at 1752 Shore Parkway. Comment.
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Bloomie chows down on B’hurst sandwich

Next time, put some hot peppers on it! Comment.
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Manhattan Bridge centennial fireworks

The Manhattan Bridge, the youngest of the four East River Bridges, will celebrate its 100th birthday October 4. The celebration, capped by a firework display by Grucci of NY that night, will include a parade of historic vehicles, walking and bike tours, and public discussions on the history and construction of the bridge. Comment.
High School Sports

%A0Victory for Knights

The moment Jorge Herrera’s header beat goalkeeper Mateo Arboleda to the back post, an enormous eruption broke out on the James Madison boys soccer team’s sideline. It lasted until the triple whistle was blown, signifying the Knights’ first victory in nearly two weeks, a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Fort Hamilton. Comment.

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