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Immigration agents attempt two raids in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: The threat of raids by federal immigration agents have left Sunset Park a ghost town, with locals heading indoors and store owners closing up shop as fear grips the neighborhood, according to a local civil rights advocate. Comments (1)
Kings County immigrants, regardless of their legal status, are protected by many of the same rights that safeguard U.S. citizens against harassment by law enforcement. As President Trump directs Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to conduct raids throughout the borough, locals should seek to arm themselves with knowledge of their own rights, and use the law to protect themselves against the federal operatives. Comment

More human remains found in Coney Island waters

Coney Island: After discovering a severed leg near New York Aquarium last week, police continue to find human remains in the water off Coney Island Beach. Comments (3)

Bushwick infant dies in parents’ bed: NYPD

Bushwick: Police are investigating the sudden death of a 2-month-old boy, who passed at an Irving Avenue apartment in Bushwick on July 14. Comment
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Cops hunting grocery store burglars in Sunset Park

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the two burglars who looted a Sunset Park supermarket in the early hours of June 28. Comment
Borough President Eric Adams climbed the steps of City Hall on Friday flanked by an unlikely entourage of yoga gurus, wellness experts, and police union honchos to demand meditation classes for New York’s Finest amid a rash of suicides. Comment
Crown Heights: A Crown Heights man died of his injuries on Sunday night after he was struck by a car while crossing the Belt Parkway in South Ozone Park, Queens, police said. Comment

Williamsburger produces change in indie film industry

Standing O: Three cheers to Williamsburg film producer Natalie Schwan, whose production company Velocity Creatives is working to bring a woman’s perspective to the independent film scene. Comment

A blue funk: Fantastic Negrito to bring ‘blunk’ to free festival

Music: It’ll be a fantastic show! Comment
Theater: How to score free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park — Central Park, that is! Comment

This city program is making Brooklyn’s foreclosure crisis worse

Op-Ed: When I bought my first house, where I still reside today, I felt a mix of pride of fear. Homeownership is a tremendous privilege and responsibility — I had scrimped and saved to get to this point, but I knew that many challenges, financial and otherwise, still lay ahead. Comments (10)

Readers: What’s happening to Bay businesses?

Letters: Small businesses across Sheepshead Bay are going belly up — and they’re not being replaced — with some storefronts remaining shuttered for well over a decade, according to locals. Comments (1)

Weekend Reads: Booksellers give us their recommendations

Books: Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks for July 13! Comment

Column: The battle within the Democratic party

The Right View: From Washington, to Albany, to our five boroughs, there is an all out war among Democrats between their new relentless progressive movement and traditional mainstream. Comments (13)

Fearless Living: The Summer of 2019 marks the end of an era

Fearless Living: The Summer of 2019… what will we think when we look back upon this time? Comment
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