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Man, 81, Stabbed While Fighting Off Mugger On East 19th Street

A tough guy's plan to knock over and rob an 81-year-old man was foiled on Wednesday when his victim fought back, but the victim...

Knapp Street’s Shell Gas Station Now Closed

The Shell gas station at Knapp Street and Avenue Y is now closed. The gas station and service center shuttered approximately two weeks ago, according...

Help Identify This Package Thief Captured On Camera

Judging by the number of e-mails we've received this year, package thieves are ruining the Sheepshead Bay holiday season at a higher rate than...

Politicians Celebrate PS 254, PS 11 Blue Ribbon Award Wins

Sheepshead Bay's PS 254 (Dag Hammarskjold) and Clinton Hill's PS 11 (Purvis J. Behan) schools' 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award wins were honored on November 20...

PS 254 One Of Two Brooklyn Schools To Receive 2014 National...

Congratulations are in order! Sheepshead Bay's PS 254 Dag Hammarskjold Elementary School is one of only 337 schools in the country and two schools in Brooklyn to have...

Knife-Wielding Man Shot By Cops Didn’t Need To Be Killed, Says...

She called police to defend her from her own son, and now says they went too far. Liliya Pilipenko, 54, said cops didn't need to...

Police Shoot And Kill Knife-Wielding Suspect On East 26th Street

UPDATE 10/4, 8am: Police have identified the man as 28-year-old Denis Volchkin, and say the shooting occurred after officers responded to two domestic incidents...

Families Gather To Remember Six Firefighters Killed In 1978 Waldaum’s Fire...

Friends, family and FDNY colleagues gathered at Saint Brendan's Church in Midwood on Saturday, marking the 36th anniversary of an historic blaze at the Sheepshead Bay...

Tow Truck Driver Smashes Up Five Cars On Ocean Avenue, Flees...

A tow truck driver allegedly slammed into five parked cars on Ocean Avenue and Avenue Y before fleeing the scene early Thursday morning, according...

P.S. 254 Cafeteria Renamed Mary Colgan Cafe After Passing Of Longtime...

Teachers, students and faculty gathered in the cafeteria of P.S. 254 (1801 Avenue Y) yesterday to honor the passing of a longtime school aide...

Recognize This Guy? Neighbors Say He’s Stealing From Their Yards

Reader Zaed M., a resident of Avenue Y near East 28th Street, asked us to pass along this photo of a man he and...

Cool Tree Art On Avenue Y – Anyone Know The Story?

I spotted this sign hanging from a tree on Avenue Y and East 13th Street the other day. It was a pity I didn't...

New Group Seeks To Bring Shomrim Patrols To Gravesend

A new group has launched with the goal of expanding the services of shomrim, or Jewish civilian patrol, into a broad swath of Gravesend. Community...

NBC Drama “The Blacklist” Filming In Gravesend, Around McDonald Avenue

The Blacklist will be filming on McDonald Avenue today, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Parking between Avenue X and Avenue Y will be...

Nargis Goes Hollywood! Featured On Last Night’s FX Show “The Americans”

Back in October 2013, we told you about The Americans, an FX television series starring Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich, which was...