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  • Dr. Barbara Starfield, pediatrician and Hopkins health researcher, dies

    Dr. Barbara Starfield, pediatrician and Hopkins health researcher, dies
    Dr. Barbara Starfield, a professor and health services researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health whose work in the field of primary care and health policy brought her international acclaim, died June 10 while swimming at her home...
  • Dr. Ross J. Brechner, ophthalmologist and state epidemiologist, dies at 71

    Dr. Ross J. Brechner, ophthalmologist and state epidemiologist, dies at 71
    Dr. Ross Joseph Brechner, a mathematician turned ophthalmologist who abandoned private practice for a second career in public health, died Aug. 4 of heart disease at his Catonsville home. He was 71. "Ross was a fine ophthalmologist who changed careers...
  • 'Magic Garden''s Carole, Paula Perform in NYC To Mark 40th Anniversary

    'Magic Garden''s Carole, Paula Perform in NYC To Mark 40th Anniversary
    If you grew up in the New York area in the 1970s and 80s, you probably remember Carole and Paula and The Magic Garden, a super-successful children's television show on WPIX from 1972 to 1984. And now 40 years later, they're back, delighting three...
  • Anthony Weiner resignation interrupted by Howard Stern writer Benjy Bronk

     
    Anthony Weiner continued his farewell speech despite loud "disgusting" questions...
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    Word has it that the pregnant wife of Rep. Anthony Weiner is feeling trapped in her marriage. According to the The New York Post, the close-knit, devout muslim family of 35-year-old huma abedin is "furious" with their jewish son-on-law's lewd behavior...
  • Sexting Scandal Lands Weiner Marriage On Skid Row?

    Sexting Scandal Lands Weiner Marriage On Skid Row?
    Word has it the pregnant wife of disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner is feeling trapped in her marriage, which is reportedly on shaky ground. According to the The New York Post, the close-knit, devout muslim family of 35-year-old Huma Abedin is "furious"...
  • Police: Hasidic Rabbi, Three Sons Accused of Rape, Incest

    Police: Hasidic Rabbi, Three Sons Accused of Rape, Incest
    NEW YORK -- A Hasidic rabbi and three of his sons are suspected of sexually abusing at least four female relatives after the eldest victim confided in a co-worker at a Jewish school, police said Friday. The 58-year-old father and his 21-year-old son fled...
  • Hasidic Family Accused of Sexually Abusing Female Relatives

    A Hasidic rabbi and three of his sons are suspected of sexually abusing at least four female relatives, after the rabbi's eldest victim - his daughter - confided in a co-worker at a Jewish school, police said Friday. The 58-year-old father and his 21-...
  • Brooklyn Cemetery Expansion Pushing Out Residents

    Brooklyn Cemetery Expansion Pushing Out Residents
    MIDWOOD, NY (PIX11) The dead may be pushing out the living in one Brooklyn neighborhood. Washington Cemetery wants to expand its territory, adding more than 300 graves.  Management says it’s already filled to capacity and desperately needs the...
  • 2011 Zagat Restaurant Guide Released

    The world famous Zagat guide is releasing it's 2011 book of New York's best restaurants. And there's a big change this year, according to founder and CEO Tim Zagat. "The recession is still affecting the restaurant business. people are eating our lests...
  • Jewish Schools Brace For Hate

    Jewish Schools Brace For Hate
    Three yeshivas in Midwood, Brooklyn aren't looking forward to next Monday. Members of an anti-Jewish, anti-gay Christian group from Kansas announced on their website they will visit the schools on October 11th…to warn the "children of Israel" that many...
  • 3-Year-Old Girl Found Wandering Brooklyn Streets

    3-Year-Old Girl Found Wandering Brooklyn Streets
    A 3-year-old-girl was found wandering the streets of Brooklyn in the frigid cold early Tuesday morning, and now her babysitter is in custody. Police say a passing taxi driver found the child near the corner of Rogers and Clarendon Avenues in Midwood at...