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I saw in the obituary section of the Los Angeles Times the passing of Bernie Alben, class of June 1947.

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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 ... He was director, following the death of founder Joan Stoliar, of Trout In The Classroom, a program in which ...

Students unveil Brooklyn's history mural

July 9, 2017 by Caribbean Life

Caribbean LifeKevin 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 Brooklyn over the course of hundreds of years and the various ...

Cheers to Brooklyn gal on earning her PhD

June 28, 2017 by Brooklyn Daily

Brooklyn DailyAmanda completed her studies and was conferred her doctorate in Chemical Engineering, specializing in interfacial chemistry, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y. She studied for her undergraduate degree and received her Bachelor of ...

Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017 by Kings County Politics (registration)

Kings County Politics (registration)U. S. Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) over the weekend slammed the Senate Republicans' health care bill and brought to light the detrimental impact it would have on New Yorkers if passed. “This bill is .... City Council ...

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-TVThe shooting happened at 2705 Campus Road, near the Brooklyn College student center and not far from the college's library. P.S. 315 and Midwood High School are also nearby. A source said preliminary information suggests it all started with an ...

NYPD Officers Threaten High School Students With Taser

April 15, 2017 by Truth-Out

On March 16, I videotaped two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers pushing and threatening students from Midwood High School in Brooklyn. Toward the end of the encounter, one of the officers threatened the young people with a Taser, asking them ...

NYPD Cops In Hot Water After Being Filmed Taunting African-American Students

April 5, 2017 by COED (blog)

COED (blog)The video, which was posted online by an associate professor of sociology at Brooklyn College named Alex S. Vitale, shows the two officers trying to move a group of kid away from the corner of Bedford Avenue and Campus Road by Midwood High School in ...

'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 YorkIn it, two officers are seen trying to get students to leave the area around Midwood High School. One of the students starts talking back to the officers and picks up a handful of snow as if to toss it at them. At that point, one of the officers pulls ...

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

April 1, 2017 by Gothamist

GothamistA video taken of two NYPD officers trying to move students off a sidewalk at Midwood High School in mid-March shows one of the officers wielding his baton, making physical contact with a student, taunting the students and then pulling out his Taser in ...

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 ...

Republican candidate Steve Saperstein runs for City Council

March 24, 2017 by Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleHe graduated from Midwood High School and received a B.A. in metropolitan studies from New York University, with a J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law. After receiving his law degree, he earned an M.A. in deaf and hard of hearing education ...

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.

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, ...

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