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Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Coney Island

Triathlon dashed: Organizer cancels over police fees

This race was over before it began. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

EXCLUSIVE: Akselrod to run as Republican against Cymbrowitz

Ben Akselrod, president of the Bay Democrats, has told this paper that he is officially accepting the Republican nomination to challenge the Democratic incumbent for the area’s Assembly seat — just a week and a half before Election Day. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Teen pinches purse in Brighton Beach

A brutish youth ripped the purse from a 78-year-old woman’s hands in Brighton Beach on Oct. 20. Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Locals rally against closure of Trump Village shopping center

The rumored closing of the Trump Village shopping center has flung the area’s seniors into fighting mode. Comments (5).
Gerritsen Beach

Strong technical performance earns Hardy second title

Another bout, another belt for Gerritsen Beach native Heather “The Heat” Hardy. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Mystery deaths in Sheepshead Bay

Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of a man and woman whose bodies were discovered on Oct. 20 in Sheepshead Bay. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Sprucing up Sheepshead Bay Road

It may be harvest season, but a group in Sheepshead Bay was doing some planting last weekend. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Grandmothers become glam-mothers

These grandmas know how to shine in the spotlight. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Seniors: This program divided cannot stand

Elderly residents of Trump Village are urging a local senior support organization to reverse a recent split in its programing they say cuts them off from some of its services. Comment.
Coney Island

Homeless man arrested for 9-11 memorial vandalism

Police arrested a homeless man they believe defaced the 9-11 memorial at MCU Park with white paint on Oct. 17. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

More hateful graffiti in Sheepshead Bay

There is more vitriolic verbiage defacing in Sheepshead Bay. Comments (2).

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Crane crash

A massive crane was lodged underneath the Q train tracks on Avenue U in Sheepshead Bay for hours on Oct. 15 after a longtime truck driver attempted to clear a low-hanging overpass. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

In Sheepshead Bay, the streets are paved with garbage

The neighborhood’s chronic litter problem is now permanent, after the city embedded trash in Ocean Avenue when it repaved the roadway. Comments (3).

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

Coney Island

Two struck on Surf Avenue

An elderly couple is in critical condition after a driver struck them near the intersection of Surf Avenue and W. 27th Street in Coney Island on Oct. 8. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Sheepshead Bay

Second homeless shelter for Plumb Beach

Because the new facility on Emmons Avenue is classified as an emergency shelter, the city did not have to go through Community Board 15 for approval. Comment.

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