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I taught this kid in second grade -- he was a really good, sweet kid. Breaks my heart, glad he is stable at Kings county.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

DNAInfo.com

Brooklyn Navy Yard to Host Whiskey Tasting, Photography and Performance Art

The Yard is opening its doors to the public for a slew of quirky tours that allow visitors to taste moonshine and bourbon from the city's oldest distillery, get access to the yard's most photogenic sites and take part in an interactive production set in the year 2020.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

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By Mary Alice Miller When a constituent calls the district office of convicted former Assemblyman William Boyland, Jr., the phone is answered with "Good afternoon.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

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By Stephen Witt About 700 Bedford-Stuyvesant homeowners facing a lien on their property due to being behind on property taxes and/or water bills might be eligible for tax reductions, flexible payment schedules or even a reprieve on these bills thanks This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

DNAInfo.com

NYPD Accused of Excessive Force in Arrest That Left Teen a Quadriplegic

Karen Fludd wants to know the truth about how her 17-year-old son became a quadriplegic and eventually died after NYPD officers stopped him for fare-beating one night last May. The Red Hook mother said she has received very little information about what transpired - but what she does know is her son's version of events involves accusations of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Red Hook, NY, Train Disaster, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Apr 10, 2014

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This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools. There is room for both. This is about what is right and what is wrong.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Theater, Arts, Georgetown University

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bay Ridge Journal

Kings County American Legion Headquarters Band at New Utrecht Reformed Church

On Sunday, April 27 at 2:30 PM, the Friends of Historic New Utrecht invite you to the Parish House at New Utrecht Reformed Church, at 18th Avenue and 84th Street in Bensonhurst, for a free concert by the Kings County American Legion Headquarters Band, conducted by the 94-year-old dean of Brooklyn band musicians, Irwin Meyer.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

New York Daily News

Brooklyn Nets should parade in Brooklyn

We're jumping way out in front of ourselves here, but if all the planets line up over Kings County and the Brooklyn Nets win the NBA championship, they should have a victory parade in the footsteps of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers from Brooklyn Borough Hall over to Flatbush Ave.

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Newsday

Nassau exploring 'johns school' for solicitation busts

Nassau DA Kathleen Rice and Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Dale announce the results of "Operation Flush the Johns" in Mineola on June 3, 2013.

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Related Topix: Mineola, NY, Nassau County, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Manhasset, NY

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This is not about Charter schools vs. Public schools. There is room for both. This is about what is right and what is wrong.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Theater, Arts, Georgetown University

Tue Apr 01, 2014

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Kings County Politics By Stephen Witt Governor Andrew Cuomo may talk the talk on his proposed Prisoner Education Initiative, but sources say his winking at the Republican-controlled Senate has provided cover for not having to walk the walk.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

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Kings County Politics By Stephen Witt Governor Andrew Cuomo may talk the talk on his proposed Prisoner Education Initiative, but sources say his winking at the Republican-controlled Senate has provided cover for not having to walk the walk.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Theater, Georgetown University

Fri Mar 28, 2014

New York Post

Citi Bike racks sit unused in Brooklyn boondocks

ON THE SKIDS: Bikes sit unused Thursday - as usual - at the least-busy Citi Bike station in the city, a desolate spot at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

DOWNTOWN: Activists: Housing court needs a new home

That is the rallying cry of tenant advocates who say the hall's small size prevents justice from being served and the city should stop renting it from a notorious slumlord when its lease runs out at the end of May. In addition to being owned by a real estate tycoon who landed on Mayor DeBlasio's list of worst landlords in the city back when he was ... (more)

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

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Kings County Politics (KCP) The Good and Bad of Special Elections

While several elected officials are calling for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to call special elections to fill four Assembly seats and a Senate seat in Brooklyn, others say that special elections favor entrenched Democratic Party stalwarts, leaving little room for new thinking within the electorate.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Immigration Reform, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Representative Yvette Clarke, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Mar 21, 2014

New York Daily News

'Game of Thrones' Barclays screening brings Brooklyn love

Thousands of 'Game of Thrones' fans - including many from Kings County - packed into the Brooklyn arena Thursday night to watch the first episode of the culty show's fourth season, and HBO kept the sold-out event under lock and key.

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Long Island Business News

Prison sentences in $1M LI, Brooklyn nursing school fraud

According to New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman , defendants Salvatrice Gaston, 58, Robinson Akenami, 38, and Joceyln Allrich, 54, were each sentenced to 2 1/3 to 7 years in prison by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Joel Goldberg, after a jury found them guilty on all counts in February.

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