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3-Star Defensive End Matthew Thomas Commits To Rutgers Football

August 25, 2017 by On The Banks (blog)

On The Banks (blog)Thomas is from Midwood high school in Brooklyn, New York and also plays tight end, although it's thought he will compete for a spot on the defensive line at Rutgers. According to 24/7 Sports, Thomas also held offers from Wake Forest, Temple, Buffalo ...

Arthur Stoliar, 90, first chairperson of CB 2

July 27, 2017 by The Villager

The VillagerBorn March 13, 1927, in Brooklyn, Stoliar graduated from Midwood High School in 1943. He served in the Navy in World War II, then went on to graduate from City College in 1948, with a master's degree from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (“Brooklyn ...

Students unveil Brooklyn's history mural

July 9, 2017 by Caribbean Life

Caribbean LifeCouncil Member Jumaane D. Williams (D-Brooklyn), Deputy Leader, Sen. Kevin S. Parker and Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte last week joined Groundswell and Midwood High School in celebrating the completion of a new mural that depicts the history of ...

10th Annual Midwood HS Science Fair – A Glimpse

May 25, 2017 by BKLYNER

BKLYNERMidwood High school is known for many things: its population (close to 4,000 students), its clubs (close to 30), and its science research program- better known as Midwood Science Research. And on May 24, the program held its 10th annual science fair ...

Shots fired near Brooklyn College campus

May 23, 2017 by New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVMIDWOOD, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near Brooklyn College Tuesday afternoon, a law enforcement source said. The shooting happened at 2705 Campus Road, near the Brooklyn College student center and not far from the college's library. P.S. 315 and ...

'You Wanna Ride the Lightning?' NYC Cops Heard in Video Threatening Students With Taser

April 4, 2017 by The Root

The RootAs The Gothamist notes, the New York City Police Department's patrol guide has specific rules about the use of Tasers, noting that they should “generally not be used on children.” Vitale told The Gothamist that he began recording the incident after ...

Police Review Video In Which Officer Pulls Taser In Confrontation With High School Student

April 2, 2017 by CBS New York

CBS New YorkPolice are reviewing a video in which an officer pulls a Taser and asks a high school student, "You want to ride the lightning?" (Credit: Alex Vitale, via YouTube). NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A controversial new video involving NYPD officers was under ...

'Wanna ride the lightning': NYPD cop threatens to taser students

April 2, 2017 by Daily Mail

'Wanna ride the lightning,' an NYPD cop said to a Midwood high school student in Brooklyn while threatening to taser him. Wenger not worried about Sanchez future · Read More · 0:55min · James Corden is a sheep whisperer in... Read More · 0:48min ...

'You Wanna Ride The Lightning?' Taser-Wielding NYPD Officer Asks Student At Midwood High School

April 1, 2017 by Gothamist

Gothamist"A kid throws a snowball and the cop is going to start Tasing high school kids?" Vitale asked incredulously. According to the NYPD's press office, "The video is under internal review." [Update 2:15 p.m.] City Council Member Jumaane Williams, who had ...

Which Ditmas Park And Flatbush Projects Should The City Fund? Vote For New Park Path, Pedestrian Island, Youth ...

March 28, 2017 by

Patch.comBROOKLYN, NY — Seems like just yesterday every red-blooded New Yorker over age 14 was racing to the polls for Participatory Budgeting Vote Week 2016, making controversial neighborhood decisions like whether to divert taxpayer money toward a "Lake Mess ...

Republican candidate Steve Saperstein runs for City Council

March 24, 2017 by Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleBrooklyn-born Steve Saperstein is challenging incumbent Chaim Deutch for the City Council seat of District 48. Saperstein believes he's up for the job as he takes on Deutch, who's held the office since 2014. District 48 includes Brighton Beach ...

Midwood High School students evacuated after bomb threat

February 28, 2017 by The Excelsior

The ExcelsiorEarlier this afternoon, students on the Brooklyn College campus saw a swarm of young teenagers crossing Bedford Avenue and congregating on the West Quad. According to a security guard, someone had called in a bomb threat at Midwood High School. “They ...

Bomb Threat Forces Midwood High School Evacuation This Morning

February 28, 2017 by BKLYNER

BKLYNERMidwood High School was evacuated this morning after someone called in a bomb threat to the school on on Tuesday morning, according to NYPD. The phone-in bomb threat came in to the high school on 2839 Bedford Avenue at 11:12am on January 28, said cops ...

Bomb threat prompts brief evacuation at Midwood High School in Brooklyn

February 28, 2017 by New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TVThis is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated. BROOKLYN — A bomb threat sent to Midwood High School in Brooklyn prompted a brief evacuation ...

Bomb Scare Forces Evacuation Of Midwood High School In Brooklyn

February 28, 2017 by CBS New York

CBS New YorkLaw enforcement sources said someone called to say a bomb was going to explode on the 7 train between 34th Street and Main Street in Queens. The NYPD was taking extra precautions — doing more inspections of stations and trains. In Plainview Long ...

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