Brooklyn Courier

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010

Williamsburg

Brooklyn voters will encounter electronic voting in September primary

Very soon, a rite of passage for many Brooklynites will be only a memory, as New York finally retires its venerable lever voting machines. Comment.
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Judges appeal for more pay

Judge’s pay raise squabble to be heard Comment.
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Grin and bear it as Jets make it in

Brrr-ave broadcaster Craig Carton, of WFAN Sports radio show Boomer & Carton(center), keeps a stiff upper lip while making good on his promise to trek across the Brooklyn Bridge wearing nothing but a New York Jets jersey and Speedo trunks if Gang Green made it to the playoffs. Comment.
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Clarke’s less-than-super stance on the Gowanus Canal

“Neither of them can do it alone.” Comment.
Williamsburg

New Seminar for Backyard Bar Owners

For restaurant owners with big backyards, class is in session. Comment.
Williamsburg

STREB take show-stopping action to Vancouver

Elizabeth Streb creates choreography of Olympic proportions %u2013 dancers climbing up walls, flying through the air, and generally testing the limits of the human body. Comment.
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P.S. 15 petitions to stop PAVE

Red Hook teachers and parents have launched an online petition to rid P.S. 15 of a charter school. Comment.
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Good year for 76th Precinct

The 76th Precinct ended the year even better than it began it — reducing overall crime by an additional 6.5 percent. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Autopsy held in Au Bon Pain death

The results of a Kings County District Attorney probe will determine if the two EMTs will be left on the hook for not helping a pregnant mother while she died at a downtown Brooklyn cafe. Comment.
Williamsburg

Hasidic community mourns

Mourners pack the thoroughfare as a hearse transporting the body of tragic Brooklyn Interstate 80 crash victim Avrohom Dovid Liberow, 10, passes by the worldwide headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic Jewish movement, 770 Eastern Parkway, following burial rites at the Chabad of Flatbush, 1923 Ocean Avenue where the boy’s father, Rabbi Zalman Liberow, who is now fighting for his life, is the spiritual leader. Comment.
Williamsburg

Backlash against ‘Legal’%A0 upheaval

Williamsburg’s community leaders are organizing to stave off a possible consolidation threat facing the Brooklyn branches of Legal Services New York City. Comment.
Williamsburg

Haitian shockwaves felt here; many fear death toll

On the day after the devastating 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti, Darlie Jerveis was at home in Flatbush, trying to get information about her 76-year-old father who lives in Port-au-Prince. Comment.
Williamsburg

Rose Plaza Gets Marty

Call it a split decision. Comment.
Williamsburg

Bushwick artists keep it ‘Real’

Brooklyn goes hard at a new performance series featuring musicians, poets, dancers, and other youth performers from New York’s most talented borough. Comment.
Williamsburg

Epiphany in Williamsburg

Camels! Llamas! and Wise Men oh my! Comment.
Williamsburg

Special holiday gift at El Puente

The music! The dancing! The nativity! Comment.
Williamsburg

Committee spots open on CB 1

Transportation and environmental community leadership in Williamsburg is entering a period of transition. Comment.
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Booze-fueled park tour

Booze-fueled park tour Comment.
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Where Yule logs go to mulch in Brooklyn

In Green-Wood cemetery, it’s mulch ado about something for Borough President Marty Markowitz (right), Green-Wood President Richard Moylan (center) and Brooklyn Botanical Garden President Scott Medbury as the brawny triumvirate helps haul Yuletide timbers to a Parks Department recycling site at the historic graveyard, 25 Fifth Avenue, where the dethroned trees were given new life during the Big Apple’s annual mulch-fest. Comment.
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Haiti shockwaves felt here

On the day after the devastating 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti, Darlie Jerveis was at home in Flatbush, trying to get information about her 76-year-old father who lives in Port-au-Prince. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Steve Levin: Also a young person

Steve Levin: also a young person Comment.
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Relative unease

Relative unease Comment.
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Urban Divers at New York Boat Show

Boating enthusiasts citywide will soon get a chance to experience a Brooklyn environmental group’s labor of love that made a splash this past summer. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Stranger dangers

Stranger dangers Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Keepin’ it real in BK

Brooklyn goes hard at a new performance series featuring musicians, poets, dancers, and other youth performers from New York’s most talented borough. Comment.
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Construction on Barclays Arena commences

If it looks like construction, sounds like construction and money is spent on construction, then it’s a good bet that the Barclays Center arena at the Atlantic/Flatbush avenues intersection is already under construction. Comment.
Williamsburg

Charter Revision Roils CB Chair

Would the city’s Charter Revision, occurring this November, eliminate community boards from existence? Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Toll making DUMBO move

They may be growing sour on Gowanus, but a national homebuilder is sweet on DUMBO. Comment.
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Armory finally open

After months of delays, the Park Slope Armory is finally open for business — and recreation. Comment.
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Roast beef nirvana comes to Brooklyn

Roast beef sandwich lovers, your pleas for salvation have finally been answered. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010

Brooklyn Courier

Clarke’s less-than-super stance on the Gowanus Canal

“Neither of them can do it alone.” Comment.

Monday, Jan. 18, 2010

Williamsburg

STREB take show-stopping action to Vancouver

Elizabeth Streb creates choreography of Olympic proportions – dancers climbing up walls, flying through the air, and generally testing the limits of the human body. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

P.S. 15 petitions to stop PAVE

Red Hook teachers and parents have launched an online petition to rid P.S. 15 of a charter school. Comment.
Williamsburg

New Seminar for Backyard Bar Owners

For restaurant owners with big backyards, class is in session. Comment.
Brooklyn Courier

Good year for 76th Precinct

The 76th Precinct ended the year even better than it began it — reducing overall crime by an additional 6.5 percent. Comment.

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