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Tanay Warerkar

Local Electeds Step Up Efforts to Fight Childhood Hunger

With summer vacation in full swing, most kids are enjoying the thrills of camp, cooling off in the pool, or...

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Tanay Warerkar

Greenpoint Chamber, Groundswell Mural Tackles Local Environmentalism

Armed with paintbrushes, cans of paint, and a whole lot of enthusiasm, work kicked off in earnest on another new...

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Fashionistas for a Day: Teachers at P.S. 31 Get a Makeover

With just a month left before schools goes back into session, a group of 19 teachers from Meserole Avenue’s P.S....

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Lentol Seeks to Increase Punishment Against Subway Harassers

Back in 2007, then-Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer conducted an online questionnaire survey on sexual harassment& on the Subway.

The...

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MS 126 Students Return from Mile High Excursion in Turkey

They came, they saw, they conquered, and for a little time, they even got to experience zero gravity.

Last week marked...

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Police Blotters: 94th Precinct

Warring Clan

A 26-year-old man was attacked by his cousin on the morning of July 31, according to police.

The victim was...

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Police Blotters: 90th Precinct

Backyard Bike

A motorcycle was stolen from the backyard of Bushwick Court on July 14 around 8 p.m., according to police.

The...

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Local Artist Commemorates 70th Anniversary of Oft-Forgotten Warsaw Uprising

Seventy years ago, this week, between 20,000 and 50,000 Polish soldiers took to the streets of Warsaw to drive out...

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M.S. 126 Named City’s First Energy Star Certified Public School

A North Brooklyn middle school is leading the citywide charge on energy efficiency.

John Ericsson Middle School 126, on Leonard Street,...

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Devin Manning

Dribble Your Way to Success at This Summer Camp

One Williamsburg resident is giving back to his community by helping kids shoot some hoops while picking up some life...

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Sketchbook Project Gets a Makeover

The neighborhood’s go-to spot for sketchbook art has an all-new online avatar.

The Sketchbook Project, which has a physical library...

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VA Replaces Cross with Star of David on WWII Veteran’s Grave

After a Queens Rabbi discovered that the grave of his relative, a Jewish World War II soldier, was marked with...

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Lentol Passes Legislation to Better Prevent Child Abuse

This week, Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced passage of legislation to help prevent child abuse by improving reporting as well providing...

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Police Blotters 90th Precinct

iPhone Theft

A 31-year-old woman was robbed while entering her apartment on South 8th Street on the night of July 27.

The...

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North Brooklyn May Lead Charge on Solving City’s Trash Crisis

North Brooklyn is on route to pioneer a solution to at least one of New York City’s trash problems.

And Waste...

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