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1 hr ago | New York Daily News

John E. Nikas Way to honor tireless Brooklyn advocate

The longtime chair of Community Board 15 in Sheepshead Bay and former assistant to Gov. Mario Cuomo, will have an intersection dedicated in his honor. John Nikas, shown in 1996, will be honored Wednesday when the E. 12th St. and Gravesend Neck Rd. is renamed in his honor.

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2 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Public Library to recommend $52 million sale of...

A sale of the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library to real estate developer the Hudson Companies for $52 million will be recommended when the library's board convenes Tuesday evening as a method to finance necessary renovations, improve service and create new housing . The recommendations come after a request for proposals last year to develop the site and replace the library on the ground floor with a new facility as part of the sale.

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3 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Faith In Brooklyn for Sept. 16

This week's "Faith in Brooklyn" focuses on the achievements of families and youth, including new Sunday School, playgroup and reading programs being launched. * * * St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, which celebrated its Homecoming Sunday last weekend with the launch of a new year of ministries, offers Early Church, a liturgy geared for kids.

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4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

NYC firefighter starts trial for alleged racist road rage attack

New York firefighter Luke Schreiner allegedly attacked a black mailman in Brooklyn during an apparent road rage incident, and is now being tried on hate crime charges. A Brooklyn judge is weighing whether a 300-pound New York City firefighter is a racist brute or merely a bully.

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8 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Checkin' in with: Checkin' in with Brooklyn Museum's director as he eyes the exit

The museum is in: Brooklyn Museum director Arnold Lehman is stepping down from his post next year. He'll have spent 18 years at the helm.

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13 hrs ago | Jeremiah's Vanishing New York

Brooklyn Summit

Today is the " Brooklyn Real Estate Summit ." In case you thought there was still such a thing as gentrification, that quaint little old process in which middle-class folks buy empty townhouses to fix up and inhabit, well, here's a bit of what hyper-gentrification looks like : "This year's event focuses on the theme of how Brooklyn's developments will shape the borough into a place to live, work and play.

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14 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Adam Lambert Filling In for Keith Urban as "American Idol" Judge at NY Auditions

American Idol is bringing back a former contestant to serve as a guest judge during auditions, while Keith Urban steps away due to the death of wife Nicole Kidman 's father. The show has announced that season-eight runner-up Adam Lambert will join Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick, Jr. this week during auditions at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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17 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Elton John Sets On-Sale Date for New Year's Eve Tickets

Elton John has set an on-sale date for tickets to his New Year's Eve concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, which was first announced back in April. Tickets become available to the general public on Friday, September 26 at 10 a.m. via Ticketmaster and BarclaysCenter.com.

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18 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

Exec pitches Brooklyn, Manhattan skyway

The East River Skyway, proposed by CityRealty's Daniel Levy, would connect Brooklyn to Manhattan via an aerial gondola system. The head of a New York City real estate data and listing site is set to propose Tuesday at the Massey Knakal Brooklyn Real Estate Summit an aerial gondola system that would run along the Brooklyn waterfront and into Manhattan.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

NY1

Plans for Borough-Wide Parole Reporting Center Not Sitting Well With Some Brooklyn Residents

State corrections officials unveiled plans for a new borough-wide parole reporting center in Brooklyn on Monday, but they're not sitting well with some residents. When a new parolee reporting center opens in January, some 5,000 parolees across Brooklyn will have to report there as part of their prison release requirements.

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New York Post

Brooklyn principal slams DOE rep as a moron,a staff says

Top school officials dispatched an experienced administrator to help out a struggling Brooklyn high school - only to see the principal describe the helper as a "moron," sources told The Post. Automotive HS Principal Caterina Lafergola questioned the experience of administrator Joshua Good in a private meeting with staff a day after he visited to introduce himself on Sept.

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News12.com

State to relocate Brooklyn parole office to Gowanus

Located at 15 Second Ave. in an industrial part of Gowanus, the building, which is currently under construction, is expected to be completed by next month. It is unclear when the parole office will move in.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

NYC: 'No confirmed cases' of enterovirus D-68 in Brooklyn

Responding to parents' fears that enterovirus D-68 has spread to Brooklyn, the New York City Health Department said on Monday that there are no confirmed cases of the respiratory virus in the city. Parents in Borough Park panicked when they heard over the weekend that one or more children were seriously ill with the same respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of kids in the Midwest to the hospital.

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Launches & Releases: Brooklyn-Made, Minimalist Trinkets Coming to Manhattan

Exciting news for both locavores and design junkies : Good Thing , a Brooklyn-based indie manufacturer, will debut their minimalist products at the Kikkerland shop for the very first time, starting with a launch party tomorrow evening . Lest you equate "locally produced" with "really expensive," Good Thing, founded this year, makes generally affordable goods , as all are super simple to produce and crafted by young New York designers.

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DNAInfo.com

4 Schools Still Without Fire Alarms After Hurricane Sandy Damaged Them

Four public schools are still without a working fire alarm nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy damaged their buildings - and city officials blame the federal government's red tape for the delays. The fixes, along with the replacement of "temporary" boilers at more than 30 schools, are part of the more than $700 million in repairs needed for schools across the five boroughs that were damaged during the October 2012 storm.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

President Rebecca Woodland a big hit at Brooklyn Bar installation

New Brooklyn Bar Association President Rebecca Woodland scored many "hits" at her recent installation inside the packed ceremonial courtroom at Borough Hall. Officially sworn in by Appellate Justice Cheryl Chambers, she hit just the right tone and showed a degree of tact and humility, which might account for the excellent commentary she regularly offers as a television legal expert.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Joyce Carol Oates to launch latest collection in Brooklyn

Just released Sept. 9, "Lovely, Dark, Deep" is the latest collection by literary great Joyce Carol Oates, who will speak about her book at the Brooklyn Book Festival on Sept.

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The Times of Israel

Messianic and Kiruv missionaries to rumble in Brooklyn

A mezuzah hangs on the doorframe of a certain three-story gray building in Midwood, a heavily Orthodox section of Brooklyn. The structure is neither a synagogue, nor a traditional Jewish center.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

This Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a wooden horse from an amusment park carousel built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

By ULA ILNYTZKY Associated Press NEW YORK - Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. What parkgoers may not know is that William Mangles designed and built it.

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