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Friday, Dec. 2, 2016

Bay Ridge ►Video

Broken main floods Seventh Avenue

On the first day this week that we didn’t get any rain. Comment
BoroBeat

Tree’s company! Shore Road Park lights up for the holidays

It’s a beloved holiday tradition. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016

Dyker Heights

Gawk shock! Locals outraged city gave parking spaces to ‘Dyker Lights’ tour buses

A shadow hangs over Dyker Lights. Comment

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Borough-wide

Life on the margins: Undocumented Sunset Parkers scrambling after Trump election

Undocumented immigrants in Sunset Park are on edge in the wake of Donald Trump’s election — and his various promises to deport people without papers — and are scrambling keep their families together. Comment
Party Line

Malliotakis threatens to sue city over IDNYC records

Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito says “Bring it.” Comments (2)
Borough-wide

Hi, tech! New computers and gadgets for all Brooklyn libraries

Talk about an upgrade! Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016

Borough-wide

Swans are safe from the state — for now

Sheepshead Bay’s mute swans have cheated death for another two years. Comment
Marine Park

Burglar loots woman’s dresser drawers for jewelry

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Come and get it! Bay Ridge Center brings back five-day free lunches for seniors

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Comments (1)
Bensonhurst

Police: Man robs young teen who refuses to buy him beer

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

Armed men try to rob woman on 72nd Street

The attempted mugging leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Knife-wielding brute takes man’s cash in bar bathroom

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Fiends kick and rob man on Neptune Avenue

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

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Midwood

Midwood ‘non-profit’ spent taxpayer money on fast cars and inflated salaries, audit finds

This special-education school used special bookkeeping. Comment
High School Sports

Lady Vikings ready to conquer city again

They’re trying to build a dynasty in Canarsie. Comment

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016

Crime

Child molester living in homeless shelter next to three schools

A convicted child molester is living in a Sunset Park homeless shelter right next to three public schools — in defiance of a court order to stay more than 1,000 feet away. Comments (5)
Borough-wide

Tonight: Town hall will address school workers who told immigrant kids to ‘pack their bags’

And there will be legal aides, immigration counsellors, and translators available. Comments (6)

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

Letters

Bidding Shavana ‘cheerio’

Readers say goodbye to Shavana — and ask what happened to Stan and Carmine. Comments (2)

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Gerritsen Beach

Workers tried to cover up role in Build It Back home collapse, report says

The city fired contractors responsible for a house collapse in Gerritsen Beach earlier this year after finding that the workers skirted safety rules, fudged time sheets, and apparently lied to investigators about it. Comments (3)
Flatlands

See it! Car flips into Flatlands front yard

A driver flipped his car into a Avenue J yard after crashing into a truck on Nov. 23. Comment
Coney Island

Help nab the slimeball who mugged a Coney Island tween

Police are searching for the lowlife who dragged a 12-year-old girl into a Stillwell Avenue alley and mugged her on Nov. 21. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016

Borough-wide

Pow-wow! Native groups share culture in Sunset Park

They danced to the beat of their own drum. Comment
Development

City deep-sixes school proposed for ‘Eighth Avenue Center’

The city thinks it would cost too much to build a public school there, so the developer is proposing a private pre-K. Comments (1)
Brighton Beach

Bank roll! Branches in trailers during Trump Village Shopping Center redevelopment

And managers say they’re as safe as a brick-and-mortar building. Comments (1)
Marine Park

Police: Senior tries to steal clothes

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment
Borough-wide

Yule hog! Biker santa and his gang deliver toys

Santa’s switched from reindeer to horsepower. Comment
Bensonhurst

Brute hits man with a pool stick

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

Miscreant chokes man on 81st Street

The attack leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
Crime

Fiend strips down man and robs him

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment
Crime

Police: Guy pulls gun on pizza delivery man

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

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016

Politics

Signs of the times: Anti-Trump protestors storm Sunset Park

Demonstrators said they wanted to show solidarity with the nabe’s immigrant population. Comments (8)
Flatbush

Brooklyn College building new business school, seeks accreditation

They’re getting down to business! Comments (1)
Borough-wide

Copping a bird! Sunset Park police give out free turkeys

They ran afowl of the law! Comment

Monday, Nov. 21, 2016

Brighton Beach

Trump Village residents ecstatic their home has 45th president’s name

Unlike the losers in Manhattan who petitioned to change the name of “Trump Place.” Comments (10)
Development

Community Board 7 backs Sunset Park library redevelopment

They’re lending their support. Comment

Friday, Nov. 18, 2016

Borough-wide

Councilman: Public school staff telling immigrant Brooklyn students to ‘start packing their bags’ after Trump election

Councilman Carlos Menchaca says he’s gotten several complaints from parents in Sunset Park and Bay Ridge school districts. Comments (14)
Bay Ridge

Arrest in Ridge deli shooting

Cops have one of three suspects. Comment
Borough-wide

What in blazes?! Marine Park, Canarsie area leads borough for stove-top fires

Marine Park cooks beware! Comment
Borough-wide

Man dies after leap in front of D train

Police believe he jumped of his own volition and are not investigating further, officials said. Comments (2)
Brighton Beach

See it!: Truck plows hole into Brighton Beach wall

A truck crashed into an Oriental Boulevard apartment building and left a gaping hole on Nov. 17. Comment
Dining

New ‘Zagat’ guide has zero Brooklyn kosher restaurants, Councilman kvetches

We don’t normally serve up press releases, but this one gets 29 points for being clever. Comment

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