Brooklyn Courier

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009

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Police Blotter

Robbery skip Comment.
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‘Give Kids a Smile’ Day

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and the Second District Dental Society, a component of the New York State Dental Association and the American Dental Association, has a strong commitment to improving the Oral Health status of the Children of Brooklyn and Staten Island ensuring that our children have healthy smiles. Comment.
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Support for ‘Pozzallo Way’-Community Board 6 backs name change

Community Board 6 last week voted overwhelmingly to support the co-naming of Henry Street between Sackett and Union Streets “Citizens of Pozzallo Way,” a lasting tribute to the contributions of the people from this seaside Italian town. Comment.
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State of the City address-Mayor Bloomberg picks Brooklyn to deliver talk

Creating more jobs, a continued crackdown on crime, beer distribution in Red Hook, rezoning in Flatbush and a new Kensington library branch. Comment.
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Soused at the bar-20% admit to binge drinking

Downtown Brooklynites are getting their drinking under control. Comment.
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Rezoning blockbusters!

Two major rezoning initiatives are expected to arrive before Community Board 6 a bit sooner than anticipated, officials said last week. Comment.
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Pervs too close for comfort-Report raises security questions about community ctrs.

Each day, children flock to the borough’s popular neighborhood community centers, not knowing that these buildings are being surrounded by registered sex offenders. Comment.
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LICH looks to cut cord-Emergency Dept. chief suggests break with Contnuum

Long Island College Hospital is in “serious” negotiations to shed one corporate parent for another, this newspaper has learned. Comment.
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City firm on Pier 11

Despite the appearance of a growing sentiment that Phoenix Beverages should relocate before ever officially moving to Pier 11 in Red Hook, the city seems unequivocal in its support for its original proposal. Comment.
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BK pols lobby prez for housing funds

President Barack Obama just took office this week – but several members of Brooklyn’s delegation in Congress are already angling for a slice of his stimulus pie. Comment.
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Bicycle parking

Community Board 6 last week voted unanimously to support a proposal that will make it easier for cyclists to find parking, at least in all large, new buildings. Comment.

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