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Friday, July 20, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Woman bites man on Avenue U

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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Manhattan Beach

Senior wins shul battle

An ongoing feud between two Holocaust survivors and a Manhattan Beach synagogue over the shul’s illegal air conditioner came to an end last week after the house of worship finally complied with a judge’s order to replace the noisy, industrial-sized unit with a smaller, quieter one.. Comments (3)
Coney Island

Cha Cha’s amusement park opens — with beer!

It’s open! Comment
Coney Island

To Georgia, with love: Phenom Cole Frenzel moves up Mets ladder to Savannah

Beloved Cyclones first baseman Cole Frenzel is getting another taste of southern hospitality. Comment
Coney Island

First-place Clones topple second-place Renegades at home

The division-leading Cyclones came out swinging in the second matchup of a three-game series against the second-place Hudson Valley Renegades, while Cyclones starter Rainy Lara notched his fourth win of the season. Comment
Coney Island

Cops: Woman attacked for purse on Mermaid Avenue

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Coney Island

Surging Renegades best Clones in Coney

The first-place Clones fell to the Hudson Valley Renegades — their closest rivals in the McNamara Division of the NY–Penn League — leaving Brooklyn’s beloved ball club just one game ahead in the standings. Comment

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


Land locked! Broken sewer main keeps Gravesend Bay off limits

A Bay Ridge sewer main break is making waves in Gravesend Bay — but not the type anyone would want to swim in. Comments (1)
Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead, Dewey high schools will return in September, teachers claim

The names outside Sheepshead Bay and John Dewey high schools may be the different this September, but everything else will remain the same, say union officials who have successfully shot down the city’s plan to sack half the teachers from each embattled school. Comment
Coney Island

Brooklyn sweeps State College

The Pride of Coney Island rattled the State College Spikes with a runaway fifth inning — made possible by a pair of passed balls — sweeping a three-game series at Lubrano Park and wrapping up a six-game road trip where the Clones went 4–2. Comment

Monday, July 16, 2012

Coney Island

Coney merchants: The Shore Theater has become a homeless hangout

A group of homeless men who harass Coney Island beach-goers and urinate in public has turned a landmarked building across the street from Nathans into their private camp ground, claim outraged merchants who want the vagrants gone. Comments (6)
Coney Island

Clones nail second victory over Spikes

The Clones took an early lead and made it stick in their second bout against the State College Spikes on Sunday — a win that’s given the pride of Coney Island a one and a half game-lead over their New York-Penn League rivals. Comment

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Coney Island

Brooklyn beats State College

The Clones went to town on the State College bullpen after a pitching duel between the starters. Comment

Saturday, July 14, 2012

Coney Island

Tonight! Roller derby finds new home in Coney Island ice rink

It’s the perfect Coney Island marriage. Comments (1)
Coney Island

Clones fall to Tigers

A pair of costly Clones fielding errors led to a disastrous five-run third inning that lifted the Connecticut Tigers over Brooklyn’s boys of summer on Friday — dealing the Mini-Mets their fifth loss in six games. Comment

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