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Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Primary smackdown!

Before hitting the polls at tomorrow’s primary, read our cheat sheets on Southern Brooklyn’s most interesting races, such as the battle between Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz and Ben Akselrod. You’ll be glad you did. Comments (3).
Coney Island

Lucretia Regina-Potter vs. Tom McCarthy

Lucretia Regina-Potter Comment.

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

Gravesend

Assembly candidate: Gravesend is gang land

A Republican state assembly candidate who claims to be a gang expert says that violent, vengeful crews could be jacking up crime in Gravesend — and the proof is in the grafitti. Comments (3).

Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012

Manhattan Beach

Bath house brawl! Critics say public building shouldn’t become cultural center

Manhattan Beach residents are slamming Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz’s plan to transform the park’s long-shuttered bath house into a Russian immigrant cultural center — a move many are calling a political ploy to gain Russian votes as his race against Belarus-born challenger Ben Akselrod heats up. Comments (3).
Coney Island

The Clones are going to the playoffs!

So what they got creamed in the last game of the season — Brooklyn’s boys of summer have clinched the wild card spot. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Burned! Gun-toting thug robs tanning salon, police say

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012

Coney Island

Hero bus driver could lose Coney Island home, friends say

An off-duty bus driver who injured his arm saving a young Coney Island girl from a three-story fall says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority nearly derailed his health insurance, leaving him scrambling to provide for his family on measly disability payments. Comment.

Monday, Sept. 3, 2012

Coney Island

Playoff hopes in jeopardy after loss to hated Staten Island Yankees

A solo homer let the loathed Staten Island Yankees squeak past Brooklyn’s boys of summer in a shutout loss in Coney Island — jeopardizing the Cyclones’ chances for a playoff spot. Comment.

Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012

Coney Island

Brooklyn clings to wild card lead by beating hated Staten Island Yankees

A strong showing by Cyclones starter Julian Hilario and a save by closer John Mincone — along with a little help from the Mini-Mets offense — propelled the team past the loathed Staten Island Yankees in a key, late-season win. Comment.

Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012

Coney Island

Clones crush hated Staten Island Yankees

Big bats pushed the Clones past the hated Staten Island Yankees — letting Brooklyn’s boys of summer maintain their narrow lead in the wild card race. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Schooled! Two mosque protestors snubbed at backpack giveaway

Two Sheepshead Bay residents still fighting the hopeless battle to stop the construction of a Voorhies Avenue mosque protested a school supply giveaway in front of the still-under-construction house of worship on Saturday — but were easily drowned out by the dozens of parents and children looking for free backpacks, notebooks, and pencils. Comment.

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