Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

May 18, 15 Lindsay Lohan in Fort Greene Doing Community Service

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In order for Lindsay Lohan to avoid about 6 months in jail for reckless driving, she will need to spend 115 hours doing community service before May 28 comes around. Lucky for the children at the Duffield Children’s Center in Fort Greene, Lohan started clocking those hours last Wednesday, bringing warm smiles to many of the...

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Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

Feb 02, 15 Organizations that Offer Support with Illness or Aging

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Navigating one’s way through an illness, or the difficulties of aging can be a daunting process. Luckily there are several organizations that exist to offer a helping hand through the complexities of confronting illness. Brooklyn-based Refuah Resources, headed by Rabbi Shuky Berman with Jack Lefkowitz co-chairing the board,...

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City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

Jan 13, 15 City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

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Robert Hill, Alvena Jennette and Darryl Austin, all half-brothers, will receive $17 million as compensation for spending 60 years in prison between the three men. Their convictions for murder, all made during the crime-laden 1980s, were overturned in May by State Supreme Court Justice Neil J. Firetog. All three cases involved the...

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Provocative Custom License Plate to be Pulled in Brooklyn

Sep 08, 14 Provocative Custom License Plate to be Pulled in Brooklyn

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A black Ford vehicle has been spotted around the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bay Ridge bearing a custom license plate emblazed with the name ‘HAMMAS.’ For those of you who have been living on Mars for the past few years, Hamas is the name of a middle-east-based terrorist group who has most recently been shooting rockets at civilians...

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Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

Aug 26, 14 Going, Going, Gone! Another Manufacturer Flees the City

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Despite its deep Brooklyn roots AP&G, a midsized manufacturing company, will be re-planting itself across the Hudson in Bayonne, New Jersey. New York simply could not compete with New Jersey’s offer too good to be refused; $11 million in tax credits spread over the next ten years. New York’s counter offer? Free real-estate...

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