Despite Odds Girl with CP Graduates Top in Class, Inspires Classmates

Jun 28, 15 Despite Odds Girl with CP Graduates Top in Class, Inspires Classmates

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One young woman from Brooklyn showed her classmates, and the world, that no matter the challenges, with enough hard work and will power, success is still attainable. Johileny Meran delivered the Valedictorian speech on Friday at the Juan Morel Campos Secondary School in Brooklyn. She graduated the top of her class and received a...

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Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Jun 14, 15 Children Discover Nature at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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The beautiful environment of the famed Brooklyn Botanic Garden just got even more child-friendly. The recently opened Discovery Garden, designed by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, maintains the authentic feel of being surrounded by nature, while at the same time opens up the mind of children of all ages to the surprises and...

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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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Call of Nature Leads to Arrest in Subway

May 10, 15 Call of Nature Leads to Arrest in Subway

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Lixence Exavier, 28, was just minding his own business at the Franklin Avenue Station in Brooklyn when he had a sudden and uncontrollable urge to urinate. If only he remembered that he was also illegally carrying a .45 caliber Smith and Wesson M&P handgun and nine hollow point bullets, (oops) perhaps he would have held it in a...

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Earthquake Shakes Brooklyn Friends of Two Missing Trekkers in Nepal

Apr 26, 15 Earthquake Shakes Brooklyn Friends of Two Missing Trekkers in Nepal

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Two friends, Danny Cole, 39, and Mendy Losh, 38, have their friends and family in Brooklyn praying for their safety after devastating earthquake in Nepal. The pair are both originally from Crown Heights although Losh now lives in Los Angeles. The two travel together every year, usually with a third friend, Zevi Steinhauser, 39, who... starbuck coffee | Chevrolet Aveo

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Diaper Thief Caught in Brooklyn

Apr 19, 15 Diaper Thief Caught in Brooklyn

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A man who had been stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of diapers at Stop & Shop Stores was arrested at his home in Bushwick on Thursday. Officials say that Kevin Hargrove, 24, was able to use the self-checkout lane at the store to purchase the diapers, but would switch the bar code labels on the diapers for items costing only...

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