— Muffin’s Pet Connection: Cookie needs a home

Bensonhurst — P.S. 222 and P.S. 247 take top honors as National Blue Ribbon Schools

— Letitia James cruises to victory in public advocate runoff

Marine Park — Star of Brooklyn: Ed Jaworski

Bay Ridge — Turtle power near the water’s edge at Narrows Botanical Garden

— Parkville Football kicks off

— Coping with the government shutdown in Brooklyn

Marine Park — Gerritsen Beach library reopens after nearly a year of post-Sandy renovations

Bay Ridge — Dining Out: A plethora of pastries at Tasty Pastry

Bay Ridge — NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli chats about Brooklyn and state finances

Bay Ridge — Jam out at “The Cove” for a good cause

— NYPD wins fourth annual Greenfield Classic softball game