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Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011

A widow’s tale: Remembering 9-11

Park Slope: For the longest time, Marian Fontana’s fatherless son, Aiden, wanted to be a firefighter — just like the old man he lost on 9-11. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011

Breaking moos! Aggie the cow is dead

Park Slope: Prospect Park’s legendary daily queen losses battle. Comments (6)

Williams: Cops wouldn’t have cuffed me if I was white

Prospect Heights: In his first public comments since he was detained by police at the West Indian Parade on Monday, Councilman Jumaane Williams contends that the incident happened because of the color of his skin. Comments (10)

Neighbor ruins Prospect Heights garden

Meadows of Shame: A reckless building owner in Prospect Heights destroyed an adjoining community garden on Vanderbilt Avenue by dumping a giant mound of dirt and rocks on top of vegetables and plants to build a wall between his land and the greenspace. Comments (71)

This means war! Old Stone House burglarized

Park Slope: This week’s report from the 78th Precinct includes lots of muggings and car crimes. Comment

At least this thug was polite

Prospect Heights: Plus the other crime in Prospect Heights’ 77th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011

Cops detain councilman at West Indian Day Parade

Park Slope: Was it racial profiling? Many think so. Comments (10)

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Monday, Sept. 5, 2011

Cops track another attack by South Slope sex fiend

Windsor Terrace: A sex fiend groped another woman in South Slope on Saturday in the seventh assault in the area since March — days after cops ramped up their efforts to catch the attempted rapist. Comments (4)

Friday, Sept. 2, 2011

Birders save swan in Prospect Park!

Meadows of Shame: Talk about an Achilles beak! Comments (31)

Cops ramp up hunt for South Slope sex fiend

Windsor Terrace: Cops in South Slope are passing out hundreds of “Wanted” posters and boosting patrols in an effort to nab a sex fiend who’s prowled the area since March. Comments (1)