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 was slashed with a knife during the fight. The Daily News reports [http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/elderly-man-stabbed-fighting-brooklyn-robber-cops-article-1.2230418] : > The man was walking at
Commisioner Nigro with NYPD Detective William O’Connor, Jr., the son of one of the fallen firefighters. (Photo by Mike T. Wright)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 Waldbaum’
Source: FSSP via TwitterA new group has launched with the goal of expanding the services of shomrim, or Jewish civilian patrol, into a broad swath of Gravesend. Community Safety & Security (CSS) is an affiliate of the Sephardic Community Federation, and is working on a recruitment drive to bring volunteers to
This is the opposite of what Marshalls looks like today. (Photo by Paypaul)It looks like it’s discount-designer-apparel-retailer-closed [http://wp.me/pwfBX-dJI] day on Sheepshead Bites. We’ve received word that Marshalls at 1623 Avenue Y is “closed until further notice.” We received the tip at approximately 10 a.
This Friday, August 2, marked the 35th anniversary of the tragic fire at Waldbaum’s former site on Ocean Avenue. NY1 reported [http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/186555/firefighters-mark-35th-anniversary-of-deadly-waldbaums-fire-in-brooklyn] that firefighters and families gathered in Midwood to commemorate the fallen. The fire, which we have written about in
A large police response has turned out for what initial reports indicate is a self-inflicted gunshot wound suffered by a retired NYPD officer at East 17th Street and Avenue Y. Scanner reports indicate that the unidentified officer mistakenly shot himself herself in the leg. EMS has removed the victim from
Photo by nolastname.Following complaints from neighbors [http://www.news12.com/archive/articleDetail.jsp?articleId=309162&position=1&news_type=news] that the home used by a dog hoarding couple busted by the city still stinks after several weeks, contractors were dispatched over the weekend to haul away hazardous garbage
Milton Levine (Source: NYDailyNews.com)The victim of the hit and run on Nostrand Avenue and Avenue Y that we reported on yesterday [/hit-and-run-on-nostrand-avenue-avenue-y/] died shortly after the accident. Ninety-one-year-old Milton Levine was crossing the street at 3:36 p.m. when a gray Nissan Pathfinder struck him. The driver