Brooklyn Courier

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010

Williamsburg

Paterson veto spares Radiac

A dumping ground for radioactive waste will remain in Williamsburg — thanks to a veto from Gov. Paterson. Comment.
Williamsburg

Automotive HS loses — but wins

The Pistons lost the game, but won the war. Comment.
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More pain at hospital

78th Precinct Comment.
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Tree branch madman is sent to psych ward

A weirdo who waged a one-man war against trees in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights was declared unfit for trial on Friday — and will spend up to a year in the madhouse before he’ll be re-evaluated. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

More mayhem at Macy’s

84th Precinct Comment.
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Volvo owner goes postal

77th Precinct Comment.
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You can’t trust a pot dealer!

76th Precinct Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010

Williamsburg

Final result is in — Restler beats Cohn

Insurgent candidate Lincoln Restler has won the Williamsburg state committee race over Warren Cohn, sending a mini-shockwave through borough political circles and handing an embarrassing defeat to county leader, Vito Lopez. Comment.
Williamsburg

Rowback! City has <i>not</i> bailed on out-of-borough developer for G’point Hosp

City housing officials blasted back at a Greenpoint-based community group last week, saying its agency never promised to reverse its decision to award the $32-million Greenpoint Hospital redevelopment project to a Queens-based company. Comment.
Williamsburg

Restored sculpture is back in the art of Greenpoint

The heartbreak is literally over for a group of artists who have restored a beloved piece in a Greenpoint park after it was destroyed by vandals earlier this summer. Comment.
Williamsburg

Oh no, Cono’s! Even Vito’s restaurant has closed!

As if things couldn’t get any worse for embattled Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D–Williamsburg), now his favorite restaurant has closed. Comment.
Williamsburg

Another flip-flop in Williamsburg district leader race

For one political candidate, Yom Kippur was the “Day of Dethronement.” Comment.
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Man loses leg in Eighth Avenue crash

A wayward livery cab driver sparked a bloody car accident on Saturday that left three people hospitalized — one with a mangled leg — at the corner of Eighth Avenue and 11th Street. Comment.
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Moving day turns tragic

78th Precinct Comment.
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It <i>was</i> a tornado! Feds confirm what we already knew

It was a twister! Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Dog gone! Board barks over BID’s beg for puppy run

Downtown is going to have to wait to get a dog run. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Faulty tower! Toren’s ground-floor supermarket falls through

A hyped-up, high-end grocery store in one of Brooklyn’s best-heeled residential towers won’t be serving the community after all. Comment.
Brooklyn Heights

Robber kicks dog!

84th Precinct Comment.
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Lots of iPhones are swiped

76th Precinct Comment.
Williamsburg

Vito’s charity shakeup!

A Bushwick-based nonprofit long linked to its founder Assemblyman Vito Lopez has agreed to a massive internal shakeup as a result of a widening government investigation that charged that workers were taking city funds for programs that never actually existed. Comment.
Williamsburg

Bump in the trunk! Jews rushing to get caffeine suppositories

Not so fast! Comment.
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Wow, that was a crazy storm

A crazy half-hour storm ripped through Brooklyn yesterday afternoon sending trees crashing onto cars, news reporters scurrying to find anyone with amateur video, editors scrambling to find the definition (and spelling) of “tornado,” and sending at least one man to the hospital. Comment.

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