Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009

Bay News

70 years of matrimonial bliss

Here is a sterling example of the “Six Degrees of Separation” theory. In case you are not familiar with it, basically it goes something like this -- I know somebody who knows somebody who knows somebody%u2026 who knows somebody that knows Marilyn Monroe or Frank Sinatra or whatever celebrity past and present you know. My claim to fame is I have a cousin whose mother-in-law is a Daughter of the American Revolution.So do you get the picture? Comment.
Bay News

Big bucks poured into area beaches

You can’t beat Mother Nature, but a federal lawmaker is hoping that a few million greenbacks might at least appease her. Comment.
Bay News

Jeers for CB13%A0‘iron curtain’

“The former Soviet Union no longer exists, but it looks like it’s alive and well on Community Board 13.” Comment.
Bay News

Brutal boyfriend

Cops have arrested a 27-year-old man allegedly responsible for sneaking into his ex-love’s apartment, nearly stabbing the young woman to death and then running off with her car, police said. Comment.
Bay News

Bloomberg’s record of failure

Noting that he was a billionaire from the Boston area, with a widowed mother, we wondered where did he get so wealthy and how? Then we noted that he had his own stock-oriented NYC radio station and a similar TV network. Big Business for a little guy, mixing neatly on big Wall Street in our City. Comment.
Bay News

Join the fight against breast cancer, heart disease

Throw on a pair of sneakers and you can join the fight against heart disease and breast cancer. Comment.
Bay News

District 21 schools move from ‘needy’ to ‘good’

School District 21 is in the clear. Comment.
Bay News

Not so ‘amped up’ anymore

When is an amphitheater not an amphitheater? Apparently, when the people expected to live next to it decide they don’t want it. Comment.
Bay News

Instead of reading them, Jay makes headlines

TV host Jay Leno is donating his customized Star V-Max motorcycle for an Oct. 10 auction to benefit Bailey’s Cafe community center, 196 Albany Avenue. Comment.
Bay News

Big bucks for beach protection

You can’t beat Mother Nature, but a federal lawmaker is hoping that a few million greenbacks might at least appease her. Comment.
Bay News

Ace crime-busters at%A0‘6-0’

From pulling a man out of rough seas to grabbing guns off the street and locking up perpetrators, the 60th Precinct had a busy summer. Comment.
Bay News

Swine flu has got to go!

It was a meeting of the minds as State Senator Marty Golden, Brooklyn parents and health experts discussed ways to prevent the spread of swine flu in Brooklyn. Comment.
Bay News

‘Countdown clocks’ coming in 2010

In the near future, waiting might not be the hardest part. Comment.
Bay News

Jeers for CB13 ‘Iron curtain’

“The former Soviet Union no longer exists, but it looks like it’s alive and well on Community Board 13.” Comment.
Bay News

BK Chamber finds silver lining

The borough is bleeding jobs and personal income continues to fall, according to the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s annual Labor Market Review. Comment.
Bay News

Scam artists target the elderly

Con artists posing as National Grid workers are preying on the elderly in Coney Island. Comment.
Bay News

New dorm dawning at Brooklyn College next spring

Brooklyn College’s new dormitory could be open as soon as next spring. Comment.
Bay News

New bid to monitor cell phone towers

The struggle to limit the proliferation of cell phone antennae in New York City has been a frustrating one. Comment.
Bay News

WFP weak on Thompson?

Mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson was the “third happiest man” in New York City last week following run-off victories by Working Families Party-endorsed Bill de Blasio and John Liu, one longtime politico observed. Comment.
Bay News

Your guide to civic meetings

The following is a list of local community organizations that are meeting in the near future in your area. If you have any information that can update this listing, newspaper at 718-260-2529. All meeting notices are accurate as of press time; however, they are subject to change from the organization. Please contact the organization at the number provided for confirmation of date, time and location. Comment.
Bay News

Hockey stays in the blood

They dangled for their dearly departed. Comment.
High School Sports

Interceptions cost Clippers in%A028-14 loss to Iona Prep

The Iona Prep answer came too quickly and too easily for Joe DeSiena’s liking. Comment.
High School Sports

Trash talk spurs on Chiefs RB

Steven Rene plans on sending a thank you card to Campus Magnet linebacker Jhaleel Oswald sometime soon. Before Saturday’s PSAL City Championship division tilt, Oswald offered some choice words not suitable to print for the Syracuse-bound back. Comment.
High School Sports

14-year Tiger reign ends%A0

The streak is over. Comment.
High School Sports

Big plays bring fighting Falcons low

The feeling was mutual among the Bishop Ford players. Comment.
High School Sports

Hall uses ‘hammer’ to best Tech%A0 %A0

The Erasmus Hall football team broke up a huddle around coach Danny Landberg and began walking toward the locker room. Senior Jauvan John trotted along toting a sledgehammer in his right hand. Comment.
High School Sports

Tricks yield no treats

Brooklyn Tech was nursing a lead with 35 seconds left in the first half. The Engineers were hoping to steal another score before the break, so coach Kyle McKenna reached into his bag of tricks and called for a halfback pass. Comment.
High School Sports

Bonnies bask in glow of historic victory

Kara Egan took a swing from the back row and the ball hit right on the white tape at the top of the net. There it hung for seconds, but it seemed like minutes, hours even. Comment.
BoroBeat

‘Robert M. Buonvino Place’ debuts in B’hurst

The legacy of a neighborhood crusader who was “everyone’s friend and unselfish servant” %u2013 and who preserved the history of the Town of New Utrecht by delivering homespun lessons to the community %u2013 will live on for future generations, thanks to efforts by his peers and family to co-name a street corner in Bensonhurst “Robert M. Buonvino Place.” Comment.
BoroBeat

Brooklyn Teen leads fight%A0against MHE disease

A Brooklyn teen who is battling a rare disease received a boost from Mayor Michael Bloomberg during a fundraiser for the Bay Ridge youth at the El Caribe Country Club. Comment.
BoroBeat

St. Edmund’s church blesses a furry flock

The courtyard of St. Edmund’s Church was transformed into an outdoor altar as the annual blessing of the animals got underway. Comment.
BoroBeat

On your marks...get set....go! at Kaiser park

Start your non-engines, please! Comment.
BoroBeat

God bless all the creatures great and small

Yelps and howls filled the air as the blessing of the animals got underway at Good Shepherd Church in Sheepshead Bay with the rite spirit. Comment.

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