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Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011

Gerritsen Beach

Cops: No sequel to Gerritsen Halloween horror show

Cops will beef up patrols in Gerritsen Beach on Oct. 31 in a show of strength against the mischief-makers who turned the neighborhood’s main street into a Halloween war zone last year. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Frequently flooded Belt Parkway to get $6.5M upgrade

But get ready for six months of lane closures! Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Voorhies mosque backers will countersue foes

An eye for an eye? Comments (5).
Sheepshead Bay

Murder on Batchelder Street

A man was gunned down in an apartment building lobby, plus a smattering of other crimes from Sheepshead Bay and Coney Island. Comment.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011

Speak Out

Lou Powsner and the downfall of Ed Koch

Of all the charity pleas, the Brooklyn Public Library is our neighborhood’s number one. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 19, 2011

Sea Gate

Touchable! ‘Killer’ gets 30 years for identity theft

Federal prosecutors who took a page from “The Untouchables” playbook nailed their man on Thursday when a judge sentenced a Russian immigrant whom they believed killed three people to 30 years in prison — for identity theft and bank and credit card fraud. Comment.
Coney Island

‘The Warriors’ — the real ones! — headline the Coney film fest

The inspiration for the classic movie about gangland Coney is the subject of his own movie at the neighborhood’s film festival. Comments (4).

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

Big Screecher

You get what you pay for: tickets for parking legally!

This week, Carmine goes after the city for giving drivers tickets — even if they paid for their space! Comments (2).
BoroBeat

Lofty kite festival transforms The People’s Playground into an aerial theater

Go fly a kite! The clarion call was answered by the high and mighty during a two-day festival, presented by the Kite in Motion Club on Coney’s white sands. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011

Sheepshead Bay

NO HOPE: Weprin blames Obama for stunning loss

The loser in the special election to replace Anthony Weiner said it was the president’s fault. Sure it wasn’t the mustache? Comments (4).

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