Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009


Graffiti plagues Sheepshead Bay and Homecrest area

Graffiti is rearing its ugly head again. Comment

New Kings Plot Future While Levin is Crowned

By Aaron Short Comment

NbPAC Lights Up Your Life

When the sun goes down, McCarren Park will be warmly illuminated this month, only it has nothing to do with the holidays. Comment

Manhattan Beach icon is honored

The deeds one does in life are often what is most remembered by loved ones and the community at large after a person dies. Comment

Mom killer admits guilt, calls shooting “accidental”

By Thomas Tracy Comment

Gowanus joins Generation Facebook

The Gowanus Canal has finally joined the 21st century: The fetid waterway has its own group on Facebook. Comment

60 cop promoted, celebrates 20 years in Coney Island

Coney Island has been home to a lot of carnies and clowns over the years. Now it’s home to a bona-fide detective. Comment

Buy a dreidel, fight dyslexia

Leah David is hoping to beat dyslexia using one dreidel at a time. Comment

Meet “Cooking for Bachelors”

There’s a new cooking show in town. Comment

Triangle Squared! Rezoning Passes Two Key Council Votes

The City Council’s Land Use Committee and its Subcommittee on Planning, Dispositions and Concessions passed the controversial Broadway Triangle plan Monday morning, all but clearing the way for approval from the full body. Comment

Fast acting cops honored by 76th Precinct Council

A cell phone snatcher was no match for a duo of dynamic cops from the 76th Precinct, recognized recently by the 76th Precinct Community Council for dialing in some fine police work. Comment

Crime slide continues in 76th Precinct

Crime statistics in the 76th Precinct are mostly good, a little bad, but certainly not ugly, according to the precinct’s top cop, who pointed to data showing a downward trend of criminal activity. Comment

Local business people weigh in on ban of roll down metal shop gates

Local businesses and business leaders checked in with their views on the recently passed city legislation that would gradually ban the use of roll-down metal security gates on shops to cut down on high rates of graffiti. Comment

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