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Park Slope Courier

Covering: Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Sunset Park, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Windsor Terrace, Greenwood Heights, Ditmas Park, Kensington, Crown Heights

Photo Galleries: More than 4,500 people gathered for an evening of dining and dancing under the stars at the Prospect Park Soiree on June 22. Comments (2)
Standing O: A Crown Heights student nabbed first place in a national essay competition last month, writing a veritable how-to on saving the planet — and turning a profit, according to one contest honcho. Comments (1)

Crooks rob woman on Fourth Avenue

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct blotter. Comment

Park Slope YMCA reopens after water contamination forced weeklong closure

Management reopened the Prospect Park YMCA Tuesday after a chemical contamination in the gym’s water supply led to a weeklong closure. Comments (5)

Gunmen rob three victims in Prospect Park: NYPD

Two bandits robbed three people at gunpoint in Prospect Park on July 7, according to police. Comments (20)
Police arrested a Canarsie woman who fatally struck a pedestrian with her car in Kensington during rush hour Monday, according to authorities. Comments (8)
Brooklynites hoofed it over to Prospect Park for an equestrian parade on June 29, which featured a procession of gallant steeds trotting through the park, along with performances from horseback entertainers and pony rides for children. Comments (5)
Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside of U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer’s Park Slope home on July 2 to call for an end to “inhumane” conditions along the country’s southern border. Comments (18)

Thief steals hundreds in Sunset Park bank robbery

A robber swiped hundreds of dollars from a Sunset Park bank on Fifth Avenue on July 1, according to authorities. Comment
New York’s Bravest rushed to battle a blaze that ripped through the top floor of a Greenwood Heights building on Tuesday. Comment

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