As the new judicial season began for both the United States Supreme Court and the more local courts here in New York State and Brooklyn, the legal community gathered on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at St. James Cathedral-Basilica for the annual tradition of the Red Mass. An ancient practice dating back to the 13th Century in Catholic Europe, the Red Mass was a votive liturgy in honor of the Holy Spirit, according to the liturgy booklet that the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn published for the Oct. 8 Red Mass.
The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 12:12 PM
Republican Congressman Michael Grimm savaged Democratic rival Domenic Recchia Jr. after the challenger revealed he would skip a debate tonight in Brooklyn-the second such forum Mr. Recchia has missed. Mr. Grimm-facing a tough re-election fight for his Staten Island and southern Brooklyn district-alluded to several embarrassing incidents where Mr. Recchia demonstrated a lack of knowledge of key free trade agreements , and where the Democrat claimed that his international vacations proved he had " great knowledge of foreign affairs ."
The New York Observer, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 12:08 PM
The city Fire Department is assisting two people with serious injuries who were rescued from an overturned boat in the waters off of Staten Island on Tuesday morning.
SILive.com, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 11:33 AM
The Boca Raton Theatre Guild will present Sherie Rene Scott 's Tony-nominated Everyday Rapture Nov. 7-23 at the Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park. Everyday Rapture has a book by Dick Scanlan and Sherie Rene Scott.
Playbill, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 11:01 AM
The network originally planned to open the new school in School District 2, which covers Lower Manhattan, much of the West Side and the Upper East Side. But it changed the location to District 1, which cover the Lower East Side, or northern Manhattan's District 6 the day before its application was approved, according to a video recording of the SUNY Charter Schools Institute's Oct. 8 meeting.
DNAInfo.com, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 10:54 AM
A Prospect Heights mystic worked her magic on a bunch of fidos on Oct. 11, offering her rendition of the Catholic blessing of the animals for the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, which took place at churches across Brooklyn the week prior . Getting a pagan shaman to imbue your pet with good vibes at Grand Army Plaza was a no-brainer for pet owners who participated, according to the shaman herself.
The Brooklyn Paper, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 10:06 AM
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Forbes.com, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 09:16 AM
Lt. Carlos Paredes of Dominican Republic Navy welcomes Victor Mooney of Queens, New York to Ocean World Marina in Puerta Plata last week. Puerta Plata, Dominican Republic - Victor Money, of Queens, New York and his Brazilian built rowboat, The Spirit of Malabo are about eight hundred miles from Miami.
PR-inside.com, Tue, Oct 14 2014 @ 08:43 AM