New York City’s most populous borough, Brooklyn, is home to nearly 2.6 million residents. If Brooklyn were an independent city it would be the fourth largest city in the United States. While Brooklyn has become the epitome of ‘cool and hip’ in recent years, for those that were born here, raised families here and improved communities over the years, Brooklyn has never been ‘uncool’.

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Terriers climbing back up NEC standings

January 29 | By John Torenli, Sports Editor

The St. Francis Brooklyn men’s basketball team has lost just one out of nine home games this season. The road, however, has presented a far more formidable challenge for these Terriers, who are eager to prove they can continue their ascent up the Northeast Conference standings when they visit first-place Merrimack on Thursday night in […]

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Some yeshivas defying city push to boost secular studies

January 29 | Yoav Gonen and Reuven Blau THE CITY

Some Brooklyn yeshivas have blown a Jan. 15 deadline for providing the city Department of Education with a roadmap for how they’ll boost their secular education, officials said Monday. Meanwhile, the city’s Department of Investigation and Special Commissioner of Investigation released a joint memo that officially closed a probe into whether the de Blasio administration […]

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