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Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012

Big Screecher

Carmine’s in a rush to get to the Taj Mahal

This week, the Screecher makes the mistake of eating and drinking too much while en route to Atlantic City! Comment

Friday, Aug. 10, 2012


Cops: Fiend swipes woman’s cellphone in horrific attack

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012

Bay Ridge

How sweet it is! Leske’s reopens on Fifth Avenue

Scores of kringel-craving Brooklynites cheer the return of a beloved Scandinavian pastry shop. Comments (2)

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Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

Bay Ridge

Residents: Ridge streets are caving in

Bay Ridge is dangerously close to collapsing in on itself and being swallowed up by the earth, say residents and civic leaders who are demanding that the city repair the broken century-old sewer and water pipes they say have created a number of sinkholes and collapses on neighborhood streets. Comments (1)

Cops: Couple wanted in 99-cent store killing called 911

The mystery couple police say know the identity of man who gunned down two Southern Brooklyn shopkeepers is the pair that found Isaac Kadare’s blood-soaked body inside his 86th Street 99-cent store last Thursday, a police source told Brooklyn Daily. Comments (3)

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012


Cops: Couple sought in 99-cent store killing

A young couple with information about the murders of Bensonhurst 99-cent store owner Isaac Kadare and Bay Ridge clothing merchant Mohammed Gebeli could blow this darkening double slaying wide open, say police who are hoping to locate and question the duo as soon as possible. Comments (2)

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012


Medical Examiner: Murdered 86th Street shopkeeper was shot and stabbed

Investigators say that someone shot, then brutally stabbed merchant Isaac Kadare on Thursday, before leaving him for dead on the floor of his 86th Street 99-cent store. Comment

The Big Screecher’s riding the rails again!

Courier columnist Carmine Santa Maria hasn’t taken a subway in more than 25 years because he couldn’t get his trusty scooter onto the el at Bay Parkway. But that accursed curse was finally lifted yesterday. See how his wondrous adventure to the People’s Playground unfolded in our slideshow. Comment

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