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Dastardly duo knocks woman to ground and takes her purse

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Lout breaks senior’s arm in brutal robbery

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Police: One bystander dead, another injured after dispute escalates into shoot-out on Coney street

Crime: Cops are hunting for two men whose verbal dispute on a Coney Island street escalated into a deadly shoot-out that killed a woman and injured another guy on Monday. Comment

Ferry uneasy: City named Coney Creek as site for nabe’s new ferry before solving critical logistical, environmental issues, locals say

Transit: The city must address unanswered logistical and environmental questions about its plan to create a ferry stop in Coney Island Creek, according to some locals, who blasted officials for failing to include solutions to such concerns in their formal location study before selecting the site. Comments (13)

Checkin’ in with ... Kingsborough Community College President Dr. Claudia Schrader

Checkin’ in with: Kingsborough Community College President Dr. Claudia Schrader just kicked off her second semester atop the school, after taking over as its chief educator last September. Comments (1)

DA prosecuting killings at Sheepshead Bay restaurant as a hate crime

Crime: A Manhattan Beach man faces life in prison without parole for allegedly murdering three Asian employees of a Sheepshead Bay restaurant with a hammer, according to the district attorney, who on Friday announced he will prosecute the killings as a hate crime. Comment
Development: Mom-and-pop shopkeepers on Mermaid Avenue want out of the business-boosting group some Coney Islanders hope to create in the neighborhood, because the annual fees they would pay to be a part of the so-called Business Improvement District will largely benefit bigger companies’ storefronts on more touristy streets, not their shops, they said. Comments (12)

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