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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Weekend Crime Blotter: Stranger Attacks in Sheepshead Bay, Shooting in Crown Heights & More

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police are looking for a man in connection with a seemingly unprovoked assault of an off-duty cop walking his dog on a Sheepshead Bay street last week. On Thursday, November 8, around...

GOTV! Please Vote Tomorrow!

Election time is here! The General Election will be held tomorrow, November 6. Doors will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you are registered and eligible to vote, please do! Find out...

Campaign Finance Board Flubs Parolee Right to Vote Information

The New York City Campaign Finance Board posted regrets Wednesday after not updating their Voter Guide to reflect an executive order restoring the voting rights of some previously incarcerated voters. On page 15 of the 2018...

6 Years After Sandy, Brooklyn Still Vulnerable To Storms

Hurricane Sandy slammed into New York City six years ago Monday, causing 43 deaths and $19 billion in widespread devastation from which the city has yet to completely recover. For many residents of southern Brooklyn...

Translation Services Left Out in the Cold Again

The city announced they’ll provide language interpreters at 86 polling sites throughout Brooklyn, but the translators will be left out in the cold again this year. Voters whose native language is Russian, Haitian Creole, Italian,...

Aviator Sports Has Your Winter Covered With An Unlimited Monthly Skating Pass

Ice skating has been a winter pastime in New York City since 1858 when the first dedicated rink opened on a lake near 72nd Street in Manhattan. Its popularity has only grown since then. Well,...

Elderly Man With Mob Ties Killed in Sheepshead Bay

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - An elderly man was shot in the head at his home in Sheepshead Bay on Friday, police said, in what is thought to be a mob-related hit. Vincent Zito, 77, was found...

R&B, Classic Rock and Broadway Tunes at the Kings Theatre

SPONSORED: No plans yet for this weekend? No worries, Kings Theatre has you covered. Whether it is R&B, classic rock or Broadway tunes.  There is something for everyone. Kings Theatre also offers the option to...

Prospect Park Alliance hosts the 39th Annual Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance presents the 39th Annual Haunted Walk + Fair Also enjoy the official Prospect Park Halloween After Party: BKLYN BOO! at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn  SPONSORED – Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts...
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Friday Crime Blotter: Attempted Burglary in East Flatbush, A Shooting in Sheepshead Bay &...

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police are looking for a suspect who shot another man outside a Sheepshead Bay mini mart earlier this week. The shooting took place around 11:00 pm on Tuesday, October 16, in front of...

The Ballot Will Be Two Separate Pages In November, Expect Problems

For the first time, some New York City voters can expect to use two pages when they go to bubble in their ballots for the November 6 election. Twenty days before the general election Board of...

Two Traffic Fatalities—And One Arrest—On Thursday

CROWN HEIGHTS - Early yesterday morning, another pedestrian was hit and killed by a city garbage truck. This time, however, the driver was arrested and charged. Police got the call around 6:45 am on Thursday,...

Ask a Contractor Series: Three Questions To Ask Your Contractor Before Starting Your...

SPONSORED: Getting a home renovated in NYC is very exciting. But, it is also incredibly complex. To help make sure your renovation is successful and as stress-free as possible, the team at Home Evolutions...

Life simplified: Click & Shop With Peapod

SPONSORED - For a variety of reasons, getting to the grocery store on a weekly or even bi-weekly basis can be hard. In my case, with two kids under 5, a freelance work-life to...

Cuomo Endorses Gounardes in Bensonhurst

BENSONHURST -- Gov. Cuomo visited Brooklyn on Tuesday to endorse the Democratic senatorial candidate Andrew Gounardes, in what seemed more like a presidential campaign rally. Dozens packed into the Stars and Stripes Democratic Club to...
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