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‘Appalling’ Video Shows the Police Yanking 1-Year-Old From His Mother’s Arms  The New York Times

An incident involving a woman in a Brooklyn food stamp office has led to a social media outcry for an explanation from the Police Department.



LIU-Brooklyn men's basketball looks to end slide in Belfast  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The defending Northeast Conference champion LIU-Brooklyn men's basketball team will travel over 3,000 miles this week in search of its first win in more than ...



Police: 15-year-old brought loaded gun to Midwood HS  News 12 Brooklyn

A 15-year-old student was taken into custody after police say he brought a loaded gun to Midwood High School.



LIU-Brooklyn men's soccer's magical run ends in NCAAs  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

LIU-Brooklyn head men's soccer coach TJ Kostecky was convinced his team would “make some noise” in the NCAA Tournament. The Blackbirds certainly did ...



Camille Yorrick Promoted To Exec VP, Creative Content, RCA Records  CelebrityAccess ENCORE

NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) Camille Yorrick has been promoted to EVP, Creative *Content*, RCA Records, it was announced today. She previously held the ...



Here's Another NYC Public School 'Supporting Terrorism'  Clarion Project

In what appears to be an alarming trend growing among NYC public schools, students attending Brooklyn's Midwood High School were recently used as ...



Bomb Scare Forces Evacuation Of Midwood High School In Brooklyn  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Students were evacuated from Midwood High School Tuesday morning due to a bomb scare. Over the past 24 hours anonymous ...



Midwood High School celebrates 75th anniversary  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Midwood High School alumni packed the Grand Prospect Hall on Saturday to celebrate the school's 75th year as one of Brooklyn's top-ranked public high ...



Honors student says police handcuffed her to a pole  News 12 Brooklyn

A Midwood High School sophomore and her mother say police handcuffed the teen to a pole for several hours after she left school early.



Midwood High School's 75th Anniversary Jubilee to honor former NY first lady Matilda Cuomo  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

One of Brooklyn's finest schools is celebrating a milestone birthday. Midwood High School is 75 years old, and the Brooklyn Eagle was there at its inception.



WATCH LIVE: National School Walkouts In Brooklyn  Patch.com

These Brooklyn Schools March For Gun Laws - Windsor Terrace-Kensington, NY - Find out if there's a protest planned at your kid's school.



Most NYC schools aren't fully accessible. Could an $850 million plan help?  Chalkbeat New York

In a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, dozens of advocates and disability-rights groups are calling for $750 million more over the next five years to ensure that at least ...



Teen Sets His Classmate's Hair Ablaze At Midwood High School; Charged With Felony Assault  BKLYNER

[Update 12/14 11am: This article has been lightly edited] Yesterday morning, a 17-year-old student set his classmate's hair on fire at Midwood High School on ...



When Harris met Lisa: Decades later, a teacher and student reconnect at Midwood High School  Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat caught up with Harris Sarney and Lisa Napoli at Midwood's 75th Anniversary Jubilee and asked them to recall how they first crossed paths.



National School Walkout planned by students worldwide after Parkland shooting  Fox News

For 17 minutes at 10 a.m. on March 14, students, school faculty and supporters around the world will walk out of their schools to honor those killed in the ...



Why a teacher at Midwood High traded Lord & Taylor for algebra and geometry  Chalkbeat New York

"You go into a school that's a school of high achievement versus a school where everyone is struggling and it feels very different."



Teacher thrown out of school for ordering kids books  New York Post

An award-winning Brooklyn English teacher's decision to provide each of his students with a copy of the Mary Shelley classic “Frankenstein” has thrust him...



Mom furious after sick daughter is cuffed for 7 hours at police precinct - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

An angry Brooklyn mom charges her honor roll daughter was handcuffed to a police precinct pole for seven hours after cops wrongfully busted the ailing teen as ...



New ranking finds 8 Brooklyn schools on list of 40 best public high schools in NYC  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn high schools made an impressive showing on the New York Post's recently published annual rankings of top public institutions. Of the 40 best high ...



Flatbush Zombies' Guide to Flatbush  The New York Times

Before Flatbush Zombies became hip-hop stars, they were hip-hop teenagers hanging out in Brooklyn. A trip to the old neighborhood before the world tour.



Why so many Southern Brooklyn parents worry about Mayor's plan to reform Specialized High School admissions  BKLYNER

Southern Brooklyn – Mayor de Blasio plans to radically change the racial composition at Specialized High Schools (SHS) by setting aside 20% of the ...



Midwood High School fire triggers evacuation - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

A fire broke out at a Brooklyn's Midwood High School Tuesday morning but all the students and staff escaped without injury and the blaze was quickly brought ...



Debate over diversity at test-in high schools misses big picture  Crain's New York Business

The numbers were predictable, as was the reaction. Only 10% of seats at the city's eight test-in high schools this year were offered to black and Latino students, ...



Brooklyn Students Walk Out to Protest Gun Violence  BKLYNER

As students walk out to protest gun violence nationwide, we'll update this page with info from Brooklyn schools: A 5 second video of kids from @PS9BklynPTO ...



How Brutal Was It? Tell Us How You Survived 2018 College Admissions  New York Times

Tell us what this year's college admissions process has been like for you or your child.



NYCs 55 Best Public High Schools: U.S. News Releases 2016 Rankings  Patch.com

NEW YORK CITY, NY — It's that time of year again! That time of year when, just as the students of NYC Schools begin to feel summer's heat wiggle up from the ...



Opponents of diversifying specialized high schools ignore facts  City & State

One would think, from perusing New York City's local newspapers – or eavesdropping on dinner-table conversations in the city's upper-middle-class ...



NYC celebrity yearbook photos  amNewYork

Would you recognize Carole King in her 1958 yearbook photo? We traced these celebrities all the way back to their New York City high schools to get a glimpse ...



Extra security at 3 Brooklyn high schools  amNY

Three Brooklyn high schools will have beefed-up security on Friday after threats of a shooting surfaced on Facebook. The NYPD said Friday that they believed ...



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

A 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, ...



Guardian Angel Takes On Simcha Felder In State Senate Race  Patch.com

Guardian Angel Takes On Simcha Felder - Windsor Terrace-Kensington, NY - Red-capped vigilante Luis Rivera plans to take on Simcha Felder, one of the most ...



Millennium Brooklyn High School Makes NY Post's Top 40 List  BKLYNER

Eight Brooklyn schools have made the New York Post's “top 40 public high schools in NYC” list. Of those eight, three high schools in our area, Midwood, Edward ...



17-year-old girl's hair lit on fire in Brooklyn school  WABC-TV

A 17-year-old girl suffered burns to her face after a classmate reportedly lit her hair on fire in a Brooklyn school Tuesday.



'Frankenstein' Teacher Escapes a Nightmare, Reinstated At Midwood  The Chief-Leader

For one veteran Brooklyn Teacher, his personal “Frankenstein” saga has a happy ending.



Gun Violence Walkout to Be Held in WSP Tomorrow  NYU Washington Square News

On April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting, more than 5,000 students from more than 20 high schools and universities around ...



TheKnightReport.net - Matthew Thomas fulfills family promise by signing with Rutgers  Rivals.com

During the first-ever early signing period in college football, senior. Matthew Thomas. RANK. NATIONAL. STATE. POSITION. RANK. | |. CLASS OF. inked his ...



Brooklyn Teacher Punished for Buying Books for Students  NBC New York

A Brooklyn English teacher says controversy over a book may cost him his job.



The Women of Triple Threat (and the Father Who Started it All)  The New York Times

Samantha Ortiz was teaching boot camp classes out of the family home until her father decided to build a gym. He died, but Ms. Ortiz, along with her mother and ...



PS 25 will stay open for another year  BKLYNER

BEDFORD STUYVESANT – In April of this year, three parents of students at P.S. 25 Eubie Blake elementary school filed a suit against the Department of ...



Brooklyn students honored for their art, essay and poetry tributes to Dr. King's legacy and life  Amsterdam News

The 33rd annual Family Celebration of Dr. King's Life and Legacy, sponsored by the Central Brooklyn Martin Luther King Commission, was held at Medgar ...



30 stars who attended NYC public high schools - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

From Nicki Minaj to Lucy Liu, see a list of celebs who are proud alumni of New York City high schools.



Impossible dream comes true for Midwood  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

For a first-year hurler, Gregory Dorfman displayed the poise and courage of a grizzled veteran on the mound at Yankee Stadium on Monday night. The freshman ...



Where Have All the Counselors Gone?  New York Times

Last week, Elizabeth Harris reported on the shortage of counselors in the public school system. Nationally, the ratio is nearly 500 students to one counselor.



Cheers to Brooklyn gal on earning her PhD  Brooklyn Daily

The Brooklynite received her doctorate in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.



Across The Country, Students Walk Out To Protest Gun Violence  NPR

One month after the shootings in Parkland, thousands of schools are becoming sites of protest. At 10 a.m., students walked out for 17 minutes — one minute for ...



TheKnightReport.net - Signed and Knighted: Matthew Thomas  Rivals.com

Rutgers received a letter of intent this morning from a promising defensive player, who hails from the Brooklyn area. Here is more on one of the newest Scarlet ...



Mill Basin, Brooklyn: House-Proud, but Not Too Accessible  The New York Times

The remote location was once prestigious, but the lack of subway *service* is now considered a liability. Still, it means there are deals to be had.



In High School Choice, Some 8th Graders Find a Maze  New York Times

New York City uses a complex system to match students and high schools, and 10 percent of eighth graders recently learned the hard way how dizzying and ...



The top 40 public schools that don't require the SHSAT test  New York Post

How we ranked them: The New York Post's Top 40 includes all schools that don't use the SHSAT test for enrollment. We also broke out Arts and Career schools.



Little College Guidance: 500 High School Students Per Counselor  New York Times

Without guidance, students can easily make poor decisions, especially if no one in their families has gone to college, yet the national ratio is almost 500 students ...



The top 40 public high schools in NYC  New York Post

Admission to these selective schools is not based on entrance exams like the SHSAT, but mostly on middle-school grades, state exam scores, attendance and...



Three Star Diner on Avenue U Closed by Department of Health  BKLYNER

SHEEPSHEAD BAY – A neighbor emailed worried about the sudden closure of the 3 Star Diner on Avenue U, just before the holidays. While the old school ...



Originator of "Sing!," a NYC high school tradition, dies  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Brooklyn teacher who started the tradition of “Sing!,” an annual student-produced satirical musical comedy that became a tradition in New York City high ...



School's almost out - Summer Camp Options for June  BKLYNER

The last day of public school is June 26, yet some private schools end much earlier. Some schools dismiss more than two weeks earlier. While most summer ...



Know Your Candidates; Steve Saperstein  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn-born Steve Saperstein is running against Mathylde Frontus for the Assembly seat in the 46th A.D. Last year, Saperstein ran for the District 48 City ...



Shots fired near Brooklyn College campus  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — Shots were fired near Brooklyn College Tuesday afternoon, a law enforcement source said. The shooting happened at 2705 Campus ...



New York Citys Best High Schools: U.S. News And World Report Rankings For 2017  Patch.com

New York City's Best High Schools: 2017 Rankings - New York City, NY - The definitive annual list of America's best high public high schools is out for this year.



Midwood Feels Gust of Change  Wall Street Journal

Amid the rush to find affordable homes in increasingly expensive Brooklyn, the enclave of Midwood is on the brink of change.



Weekend Art Events: Sept. 21-23 (Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival, FABulous Fowler! & More)  BKLYNER

The autumnal equinox on Saturday officially brings summer to an end, but that won't stop the many events planned for the weekend. Don't miss the first-ever ...



Buzzworthy: Hornets girls' soccer notches win in first-place tilt  Brooklyn Daily

It was all about seizing the opportunity. The Midwood girls soccer team did just that, notching a 2–1 victory over Grand Street Campus on Sept. 29. The Hornets ...



Mendham Borough Historical Society Founder Passes Away  Mendham, NJ Patch

Mendham Boro Historical Society Founder Dies - Mendham-Chester, NJ - Charles E. Topping Jr., 88, was one of the founders of the local historical society, ...



Find out what your New York City school spends per student  Chalkbeat New York

The New York City education department on Friday released a report detailing per-student funding at every public school across the district, data that shows ...



Democratic District Leader Jacob Gold Steps Down  BKLYNER

Jacob Gold, the Democratic District Leader of Brooklyn's 44th Assembly District, announced on Friday that he will not seek reelection following a recent report ...



Weekend Art Events: July 27-29 (Tastes of Brooklyn, Animation Fest, Brooklyn Roots Festival & More)  BKLYNER

This last weekend of July (!) is packed with events that the whole family can enjoy, including animation, food, music, and more! Check the BKLYNER Calendar ...



Phylis Bamberger, Who Challenged Brutality at Attica, Dies at 79  The New York Times

Phylis Skloot Bamberger, a lawyer who successfully sued to protect inmates from what a federal judge described as “barbarous abuse” by guards in the wake of ...



Jumaane Williams On Running For Lieutenant Governor And Being a Powerful Activist  BKLYNER

FLATBUSH - Jumaane Williams, representing the 45th City Council district, is quite hopeful that he'll become the next lieutenant governor of New York City, ...



How we ranked the top New York City high schools - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Schools were first screened based on how well students performed on state tests.



Jamaica lacrosse team does it again  Queens Chronicle

In 2017, the boys' lacrosse team at the Jamaica High School Campus gained attention as upstarts who scored some impressive victories and forced their way ...



Bomb threat forces evacuation at Brooklyn high school - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

A Brooklyn high school was briefly evacuated over a bomb threat Friday morning, the third scare this week to city schools, officials said.



Year Of The Dog: Celebrating The Lunar New Year In Brooklyn  BKLYNER

Happy year of the dog! February 16 marks the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, a time for many joyous celebrations including large family dinners, vibrant ...



Robert Grossman, Illustrator With a Brash Touch, Dies at 78  The New York Times

On hundreds of magazine covers and in newspaper pages, Mr. Grossman caricatured all manner of politicians and made puns on their names.



Police Arrest 13, Warn Against Synthetic Drugs After Nearly 50 Overdoses  BKLYNER

BED-STUY - Over the weekend, 25 people were hospitalized after overdoses possibly linked to smoking K2, a synthetic marijuana product. The victims of the ...



Teacher Praises Weiner (She’s Hardly Impartial)  New York Times

Fran Weiner, Anthony D. Weiner's mother, a retired math teacher, made her first appearance on the campaign trail on Thursday outside of Brooklyn Technical ...



East Meadow school district  Newsday

East Meadow School DistrictVOTING7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Barnum Woods, Bowling Green, George McVey, Parkway and Meadowbrook elementary ...



Two Brooklyn Science Teachers Snag Top Honors for Excellence  New York Daily News

Two top-notch Brooklyn science teachers are getting a pat on the back for a job well done.



In New York, Uzbek Immigrants Invigorate High School Wrestling  New York Times

An influx of immigrants from Uzbekistan, which has a long history of success in fight sports, has transformed New York's high school wrestling competition.



Flatlands House Fire Claims Resident's Life  BKLYNER

FLATLANDS – Last night, a fire tore through a two-story home in Flatlands, leaving a woman dead from smoke inhalation. The FDNY received a call about the ...



Night Mayor's Listening Tour Kicks Off Next Week in Brooklyn  BKLYNER

PROSPECT HEIGHTS – Nine months after the city created the Office of Nightlife and named the first ever “Night Mayor,” a listening tour of the five boroughs is ...



Clear off your shelves… And make room for more books!  BKLYNER

There are not that many options in this city for those wishing to get rid of books, whatever the reason – kids grew, parents died, moving or simply downsizing.



Man Stabbed to Death in Sunset Park  BKLYNER

SUNSET PARK - Police are looking for a suspect in the stabbing death of a man in Sunset Park yesterday morning.



Remembering New York’s Great Illustrator Robert Grossman  New York Magazine

Robert Grossman died last week, at 78, and even if you don't know his name you (and we) are a little visually poorer for his passing. Grossman was one of the ...



Midwood girls volleyball team beats Hunter, 25-10, 25-18, in quarterfinals of PSAL Class A playoffs - NY Daily  New York Daily News

Midwood girls volleyball coach Thomasina Lenzi takes a democratic approach to her team. Rather than focus her system around a single player, she likes to ...



College Application Website Went Down as Deadline Looms  The New York Times

Technical troubles that took the Common App portal offline for two hours Monday night were met with anxiety and mordant humor by students and college ...



Fort Hamilton HS throws big bash to mark 75th anniversary  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Judith Gordon, Elaine Fisher and Maxine Krantz were strolling through the corridors of Fort Hamilton High School on Saturday afternoon smiling and reminiscing ...



LIU-Brooklyn men's soccer looks to make most of last season  Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The vision of “One LIU” will not include the Blackbirds' men's soccer team, even though it is in the middle of a brilliant campaign. With the Brooklyn and LIU-Post ...



Body Found Floating Near Kings Plaza Marina  BKLYNER

MILL BASIN – Yesterday, a body was spotted floating in the waters of Mill Basin near the Kings Plaza Marina, the NYPD confirmed. Officers from the 63rd ...



NY Assembly District 46 - Candidates on NYCHA, Coney Island BID, and Best Burgers - Issues Part 3 of 5  BKLYNER

CONEY ISLAND – To fill the gap as to where candidates stand on issues in the district, Bklyner brings you a series of region-specific Q&As from each candidate ...



Everybody Hates a Winner: A Brooklyn High School Football Coach Inspires and Exasperates  The New York Times

The dismissal of Bruce Eugene, the coach of the Grand Street Campus Wolves in Brooklyn, has locked players, parents and administrators in a bitter dispute.



Pier 3 Opens At Brooklyn Bridge Park  BKLYNER

BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK – Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) officially opened Pier 3 on Tuesday, July 10, the last of five piers to be converted at the 1.3 mile ...



Permits Filed for 18-Story Community Facility on Fort Hamilton Parkway  BKLYNER

An 18-story mixed-use building is set to replace a religious center on the corner of Fort Hamilton Parkway and 43rd Street, and now new renderings are out, ...



The Manhattan Bombing Terrorist Lived In My Neighborhood  BKLYNER

KENSINGTON - Today morning, a man was carrying a pipe bomb in Manhattan. The bomb went off and four people were injured. As of 5 p.m, the suspect is.



Bike Lane Beating Arrest In Park Slope, Improper Electioneering In Crown Heights, Private Streets And More Lunchtime Links  BKLYNER

Man Beaten Up in Bike Lane … For Trying to Ride in the Bike Lane in Park Slope. He had the audacity to ask a driver from Bensonhurst to get out of the bike ...



Cigarettes are now officially at least $13 a pack  BKLYNER

On June 1, the minimum price of cigarettes in New York City increased from $10.50 to $13 per pack, the highest in the nation. Depending on how heavy your ...



Top 50 public schools in NYC  New York Post

How The Post ranked them: The Top 50 is based on the latest data for 4-year-graduation rate (weight: 10%); percent of students scoring over 85 on Regents ...



This Week In BKLYNER: Artifacts Found In Gowanus Canal, Chicken Found In Park Slope & More  BKLYNER

Keep up with what's going on in the neighborhood all week.



Shaheen Pasha on American Dream, Mental Illness, and Telling Stories  BKLYNER

BOROUGH PARK - At five years old, many kids grab a hairbrush, use it as a microphone, and sing in front of the mirror. When Shaheen Pasha was five, she ...



Bernie Sanders’s ‘100% Brooklyn’ Roots Are as Unshakable as His Accent  New York Times

Those who know him detect the influence of postwar stickball games, arguments over money between his parents and the work ethic instilled in him as a ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas students must use only clear backpacks after shooting  USA TODAY

Students at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people will be required to carry only clear backpacks on campus once they return from spring ...



Best High Schools: See New York’s Top 60 institutions, from the Bronx to Staten Island - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

The Top 60 high schools in New York in depth are presented here with enrollment, graduation rates, average SAT scores, college readiness and admission ...



Saperstein On Brink Of GOP Endorsement For Assembly Run  Kings County Politics

While all the i's are not dotted and the t's not crossed Republican Steven Saperstein has emerged as the consensus Brooklyn GOP candidate to run for the open ...



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