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Brooklyn (New York City)

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  • Is Michigan man a war criminal?

    DUBLIN, Ireland They moved in lockstep, nearly 400 of them, to the rhythms of a drummer and a piper. They marched a half-mile through downtown streets in the Irish capital, on their way to the U.S. Embassy. The straight-lined formation of former Irish...
  • Death of N.Y. man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...
  • Facebook Hires NBA's Dan Reed to Head Sports Partnerships

    Dan Reed, president of the National Basketball Association's minor-league operations, is joining Facebook to head up global sports strategy and partnerships with leagues, teams and athletes. Reed will report to Nick Grudin, director of partnerships at...
  • Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest

    Rev. Joseph Messer, Roman Catholic priest
    The Rev. Father Joseph Valentine Messer, a Roman Catholic priest who served in Glen Burnie and Severna Park, died of dementia complications Wednesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 90. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of...
  • reFramed: In conversation with Jennifer Loeber

     
    Sifting through decades of family photos for a slideshow at my mom's memorial service, combined with helping my dad clean out her closet, planted the original seed of an idea. I'm already nostalgic under the happiest of circumstances, so dealing with a...
  • Friday night SportsFest basketball scoreboard

     
    BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL Easton 64, Ephrata 30 .... Hassan Greenfield 20. Phoenixville 45, Brooklyn NY 41 ... DeAndre Gadsden 11. North Hunterdon 38, Freedom 37 ... Doug Brightly 15. Del Val 60, Liberty 44 ... Giddings 22. Freire 47, Upper Perk 42 ......
  • Bushnell Carousel Celebrates A Century Of Amusement

    Bushnell Carousel Celebrates A Century Of Amusement
    Hartford's Bushnell Park Carousel kicks off its 100th birthday with a party and a continuing makeover on Saturday, July 26. "We'll be having the usual birthday festivities," said Louise DeMars, executive director of the New England Carousel Museum in...
  • Airman killed in crash 62 years ago finally buried

    Airman killed in crash 62 years ago finally buried
    Thousands of miles from the icy Alaska mountaintop into which his plane crashed in 1952, a 19-year-old airman was laid to rest Friday in South Florida with full military honors. Airman First Class Thomas Lyons was one of 52 passengers and crew aboard...
  • Helping encourage a love for reading

    Name: Fern Jacoby Residence: Boca Raton Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y. Family: Husband, Arthur Jacoby; son, Aron Jacoby Career: Retired teacher Organization: Brandeis Used Book Store, which is in Boca Raton and benefits the Brandeis University library in...
  • Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations

    Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations
    Norfolk and North Canaan lie along the Blackberry River, and even when it's not in peak season, the namesake fruit has a strong presence here as many people turn it into jams, torts and pastries. And one of those people who's destined for foodie fame is...
  • Camping in Brooklyn

    Camping in Brooklyn
    When telling people that I would be camping in Brooklyn — yes, that Brooklyn, the borough of New York — a swift, two-pronged response usually followed. "You can do that?" Wait a moment and then … "Why would you want to do that?"...