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Theater: They were in the room where it happens! Comment
Standing O: A Sunset Park hospital celebrated the grand opening of a high-tech cancer center on June 10, which will serve Brooklyn as a one-stop treatment hub featuring the latest in cutting-edge medical tech, according to one executive. Comment

Readers: Don’t drag the kids into your bigotry!

Letters: Protesters gathered in Gerritsen Beach on June 6 to express outrage over the appearance of a drag queen at a reading event for children, which they said would be detrimental to the welfare of minors. Comments (35)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for June 15! Comment

Column: Mayor de Blasio’s ‘right’ lie on NYC hate crimes

The Right View: This week, our columnist writes about the concerning rise of anti-Semitism in New York City. Comments (23)
Editor’s Picks: This week we’ve got baseball at the beach; canoes in the canal; and Bunbury-ists beneath the Brooklyn Bridge! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment
Art: Call it a summer beach arty! Comment

Care free: Local medical show talks about public health options

TV: Public health care does exist in Brooklyn, and these doctors want you to know about it! Comment
Williamsburg: The city announced the closure of yet another Williamsburg yeshiva for violating the Health Commissioner’s measles order on Tuesday. Comments (18)
Dyker Heights: Anthony DiMango, a longtime resident of Dyker Heights, a revered oral surgeon, and “the quintessential gentleman,” died on May 31, 10 days after his 95th birthday. Comment

Kings County Surrogate’s Court judge eyes primary victory

Margarita López Torres isn’t ready to hang up her robe just yet. Comment

Canarsie man charged with fraud after allegedly stealing money from undocumented immigrants

Canarsie: A Canarsie man faces up to seven years in prison for allegedly ripping off undocumented immigrants to the tune of $8,520. Comments (7)
A former Gowanus community board manager testified in Brooklyn Supreme Court on June 11 that he believed he had permission to use his colleagues’ signatures to grant himself multiple pay-raises. Comments (11)

Fort Greene man flees ambulance after he was shot in the groin: NYPD

Fort Greene: Police are searching for a suspect who they say shot a man in the groin on St. Edwards Street in Fort Greene on June 4. Comments (4)

Man steals purse from 91-year-old woman in Sheepshead Bay: NYPD

Marine Park: Police are searching for a crook wanted in connection with the robbery of a senior in Sheepshead Bay on June 5. Comments (4)

Teaching the value of a dollar at an early age

As a child, I knew lean times — times when I had to forego things my classmates had and could afford. At one time or another I’ve heard “sorry, but those sneakers are just too expensive, and we can’t afford to buy those right now.” “I made so many mistakes as a young man because I never had a background in basic financial education, and I wasted so much money. Comments (24)
Theater: If she were a rich man — she wouldn’t have a brand new show! Comment
Canarsie: A drunk driver fatally struck a man who was riding an e-bike in Canarsie on June 9, according to authorities. Comments (14)

Man driving with revoked license fatally strikes pedestrian in Bath Beach: NYPD

Bensonhurst: A driver operating a vehicle with a revoked license was arrested after fatally striking a 64-year-old man in Bath Beach on June 9, according to authorities. Comments (6)

Two sentenced in fatal Bed-Stuy shooting of two innocent women: DA

Bedford-Stuyvesant: Two men will spend 50 years to life in prison for the 2017 cold-blooded killing of two innocent women in Bedford-Stuyvesant, the District Attorney’s office announced on Monday. Comment
Marine Park: Two men were killed after their car set fire following a collision in Marine Park on Saturday morning, according to authorities. Comments (11)

Brooklyn ranks first in New York counties with more investments in the local economy

The county of Kings ranked first in a recently released study by SmartAsset.com on the greatest number of investments in New York county’s local economies. Comment

Two children injured in Crown Heights fire

Crown Heights: A raging inferno gutted the top floors of a Crown Heights apartment building on June 6, injuring two children, authorities said. Comments (3)

Body of Brooklyn cop discovered in Plum Beach following apparent suicide: NYPD

Sheepshead Bay: A massive police manhunt in Southern Brooklyn ended tragically on June 6, when authorities discovered the body of a missing NYPD officer, cops said. Comments (12)

Engine of destruction: Fire engine involved in four-way Flatlands crash

Flatlands: A fire engine, a school bus, and two cars collided in Flatlands on Thursday. Comments (19)
Gerritsen Beach: Protesters gathered in Gerritsen Beach on June 6 to express outrage over the appearance of a drag queen at a reading event for children, which they said would be detrimental to the welfare of minors. Comments (64)

Pedaling perp: Cops hunt burglar who nabbed bike from Crown Heights home

Crown Heights: Cops are hunting the burglar who nabbed a bike from inside a Crown Heights residential building near Brooklyn Museum on May 26. Comments (20)
Downtown: They couldn’t build a park, so they’re building a case! Comments (1)

Sheepshead Bay man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide while intoxicated

Sheepshead Bay: A Sheepshead Bay man faces up to 21 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to killing a man amid a brutal, head-on collision while driving drunk last summer. Comments (5)

Hate in the city: Anti-Semitism still rising across Brooklyn and Queens

Hate in the city: Anti-Semitism still rising across Brooklyn and Queens

New York City may be the safest big city in the America, according to the mayor and police commissioner — but it is not immune from the troubling wave of anti-Semitism across the country. Comments (52)

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