Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

Coney Island

Fire at home for the mentally ill in Coney

New York’s Bravest had to contain a blaze atop the Surf Manor home for the mentally ill in Coney Island on Sept. 7. Comment.
Sheepshead Bay

Attack victim remembered foldly

Following his murder, neighbors remembered Jeffrey Babbit as simply, “the sweetest.” Comment.

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

Gravesend

Colton came late to garbage war

Assemblyman Bill Colton (D–Bath Beach) has made a signature issue of fighting a proposed garbage transfer station at the end of Bay 41st Street — but this paper has learned that in fact, the prominent opponent was for the project before he was against it. Comments (15).

Monday, Sept. 9, 2013

Sheepshead Bay

Locals watch for Hollywood fireworks

Ed Harris and the production crew working on a modern-day film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline gave a crowd of Sheepshead Bay onlookers quite a show on Thursday. Comment.
Coney Island

One of a kind! Unicycle Fest takes Coney Island

Talk about Coney Island Wonder Wheels. Comment.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Gravesend

Toy helicopter kills owner in Gravesend

A 19-year-old’s remote control helicopter spiraled out of control and sliced open his head, killing him, at Calvert Vaux Park on Sept. 5. Comment.

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