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BrooklynFans Of Books: Elizabeth’s Pipko’s Second Collection Of Poetry, “About You”

About You

By Elizabeth Pipko

Archway Publishing

At the young age of 22, Elizabeth Pipko is a well-recognized model, figure skater and two-time author. Her second collection of poetry, About You, is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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Loaisiga Wins MLB Debut For Yankees

(Jonathan Loaisiga in the dugout on Friday night – @Yankees)

In his Major League debut on Friday night, Yankees starting pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga had a superb outing to earn the win in their 5-0 victory over Tampa Bay.

The 23-year-old Loaisiga, a native of Managua, Nicaragua, was called up from Double-A Trenton to make this start in place of Masahiro Tanaka.

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Red Bulls Give Hamlett Contract Extension

(Red Bulls Sporting Director Denis Hamlett (right) with Head Coach Jesse Marsch at a recent press conference – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Red Bulls have given Sporting Director Denis Hamlett a contract extension, the club announced on Friday morning. Additional terms of the multi-year deal were not disclosed.

“On behalf of the entire organization, I’d like to congratulate Denis,” said Red Bulls General Manager Marc de Grandpre. “His leadership and direction have made a positive impact across our organization and paved the way for a bright future.”

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Gleyber & German Power Yanks Past Rays

(Gleyber Torres returning to the dugout after his home run on Thursday night – Photo by Jason Schott)

Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres got it done with his bat once again, while starting pitcher Domingo German turned in another big outing on the mound, to lead the Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3, on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.

German entered this one after a good start against the Mets last Saturday night, when he went six innings, and did not allow a run after giving up three in the first. He settled in and struck out nine, tying a season-high from May 6 against Cleveland.

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Yankees HOPE Week Day 4: Sal Reale & Wish Of A Lifetime

On Thursday, as part of HOPE (Helping Others Persevere and Excel) Week, Yankees players Greg Bird, Chad Green, Adam Warren, Chasen Shreve, Tyler Austin and Jonathan Holder celebrated the organization “Wish of a Lifetime,” which grants senior citizens dreams from their bucket lists.

They joined 87-year-old Sal Reale, his son Nick and grandson Nick in visiting Sal’s old firehouse FDNY LADDER 136 FDNY Engine 287/Ladder 136/Battalion 46 in Elmhurst, where reminisced and share stories with current firefighters.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “9 Rules Of Engagement” From Harris Faulkner

9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success

By Harris Faulkner

Harper, $27.99

A daughter of a decorated career Army officer who drew on his experience in the military to teach her many invaluable rules for living, Harris Faulkner went on to become a respected journalist and FOX News anchor.

In her new book, 9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success, Faulkner shares the lessons about courage, perseverance, values, patriotism, and compassion, learned from both her father and her late mother, a lifelong military wife who taught her children about honor, responsibility, and dignity through both words and example.

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Libby E-Books App Linked With Brooklyn Public Library

Libby is a new app built by OverDrive for readers to discover and enjoy ebooks and audiobooks from a network of 40,000 libraries, including the Brooklyn Public Library.

Libby gives users instant access to e-books and audiobooks from your local library and offers instant digital library cards, digital book clubs and more, consumers can now access their library’s digital catalog anytime, anywhere.

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