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Friday, May 22, 2015

Brighton Beach

‘Stress-A-Ride’

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering big changes to the program that serves many seniors and disabled people after getting an earful of complaints from Brooklyn riders. Comment.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Boogie by the bay

Thousands flocked to Emmons Avenue over the weekend to revel in the warm weather and free fun at the 24th Annual Bayfest on May 17. Comments (1).

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Coney Island

Coney teen disappears on her way to school

Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl who vanished from Coney Island on May 15. Comments (2).

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Sheepshead Bay

History night has timely agenda

The topic for a local group’s recent annual history night was ripped from today’s headlines. Comments (1).

Friday, May 15, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

THIS WEEKEND: Billy Joel’s band movin’ out to Bayfest

The 24th-annual BayFest is featuring Billy Joel’s Movin’ Out Band and other stars at the Sheepshead Bay festival on May 17. Comment.
Manhattan Beach

Badges and head scarves: Muslim youth attend law-enforcement job fair

More than 700 kids and teenagers from schools throughout the city converged on Kingsborough Community College on May 9 for a job fair aimed at encouraging young Muslims to consider careers in law enforcement. Comment.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Carnival of books

Dozens of locals celebrated the borough-wide bicycle tour at the Bike the Branches Friends Carnival at the Sheepshead Bay Library on May 9. Comment.
Coney Island

Boardwalk Mother’s Day karaoke hits all the right notes

It was the mother of all sing-alongs. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Remembering victory and loss

More than 250 people attended the Victory Day celebration hosted by the Be Proud Foundation at the National restaurant on May 8. Comment.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Gerritsen Beach

Society of Old Brooklynites elects new president

Meet the new boss of the old Brooklynites. Comment.
Coney Island

Luna lockers looted

An eagle-eyed go-kart rider fingered a guy who allegedly looted a locker at Luna Park on May 10, but the cretin behind two other cubby-related cribbings that day appears to be still at large. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Rising stars of Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay has no treble finding talent! Comment.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Sheepshead Bay teen disappears

Police are looking for a 17-year-old boy who vanished from Sheepshead Bay on May 6. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Temporary fix: Cherry Hill may get 10-year reprieve

The controversial Sheepshead Bay supermarket that has been operating illegally for nearly six years took a major step towards legalization on May 7 when the local councilman threw his support behind a text amendment that would allow the business to operate for the next 10 years. Comments (1).

Monday, May 11, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Help bust this burglar

Police have released a photograph of the suspect they say robbed a man’s home in Sheepshead Bay on April 17. Comment.
Coney Island

Stop gap: Lack of stop sign, crosswalk endagers Coney seniors, say activists

They will not yield. Comment.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Sheepshead Bay

Pedestrian in critical after collision

A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car in Sheepshead Bay on May 6, according to police. Comment.

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