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Covering: Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Marine Park, Mill Basin, Starrett City, Flatbush, Flatlands, Georgetown, Kings Highway, Midwood

Looter swipes credit cards from car parked on Avenue U

Crime: Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment

Exit pole!

A new city law increases fines slapped on utility companies — such as Con Ed and Verizon — that don’t remove abandoned poles when they add new ones. Councilman Alan Maisel (D–Marine Park) introduced the legislation because of the staggering number of wooden poles in his district left to rot and fall over, including two in Gerritsen Beach that were tilted over at nearly 45-degree angles, he said. Comment

Talking immigration at the Carmine Carro Center

Marine Park author Paul Moses will lead a panel discussion about past and present intolerances based on ethnicity, race, and religion at the Carmine Carro Center on March 16. Comment
Flatbush: Strong winds Thursday morning knocked over a massive tree onto the tracks at Cortelyou Road, snaring service in both directions, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Comment
The city’s largest minority-owned car dealership — Kristal Automall in Canarsie — is finally making progress on moving into its controversial new home on Flatbush Avenue in Mill Basin, right next to the big box toy retailer, Toys ‘R’ Us. Comment

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