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Monthly Archive for December, 2009

Cara Williams: The Redhead Hollywood Can’t Handle Meet a beauty with a whim of iron Two of best actresses in Hollywood are Brooklyn-born redheads with tempers as fiery as their hair. One of them, Oscar-winning Susan Hayward, learned to control her emotional explosions and became rich and famous as a result. The other, Cara Williams, […]

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Sometimes Hoover’s floating animosity tended to attach itself to one of his victims. Increasingly alarmed that Eleanor Roosevelt’s concern for the Negro was likely to churn up social disorder, Hoover tiptoed into the subject with FDR. “The president says the old bitch is going through the change of life and we’ll just have to put […]

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War Lust In Brooklyn Two super patriots, one 12 and the other 15, were in jail today because their efforts on behalf of the safety of the U.S. involved a slight disregard for the law. Radio Patrolmen Edward Murphy and Edgar Lavole were riding along at 3 a.m. today when they saw Robert Dier, the […]

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Held For Masquerading As A Soldier Twenty-two-year-old James Legosso, a “soldier” long a familiar figure in the Fort Hamilton section, will explain in Flatbush Court today why the cap and button insignia on his uniform belonged to a marine uniform, why sleeve chevrons indicated a sergeant major’s rank and where he got three medals which […]

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Arnold Schoenberg was from from Vienna but later moved to Los Angeles, with stops in Berlin, Paris, Boston and New York in between. Caz Dolowicz was from Sands Street, but later moved to Bay Ridge, with a few years in Crown Heights, Flatbush and Marine Park in between. Arnold Schoenberg was born Jewish in 1874, […]

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Police Files, October 1958 On the morning of Tuesday, September 8th, the lonely strip of county road lying between Sauk City and Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, was visited by death. Bloody, brutal and wanton death at the hand of a man with insane, murderous greed in his heart. Mimi Lipson, Food and Beverage (2009) Pinky’s […]

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