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Sheepshead Bay getting its supermarket back

Sheepshead Bay
Sheepshead Bay will soon have its supermarket back, thanks to the efforts of Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and the LeFrak Organization. … Full Article
 

Walrus calves rescued in Alaska find new homes in B’klyn, Indianapolis

Coney Island
Around-the-clock care will continue at Aquarium Two male walrus calves orphaned off the coast near Barrow, Alaska, will be given new homes at the Indianapolis Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium in Coney Island. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn bus driver stabbed with hypodermic needle

Coney Island
Authorities say a passenger stabbed a New York City bus driver.

The victim's mother told Fox 5 News that the passenger used a hypodermic needle.

It happened Monday morning in Brooklyn on the B68 bus to Coney Island. … Full Article
 

Four more years!: Mets sign extension with Brooklyn Cyclones

Coney Island
The New York Mets currently rank 17th in the Major Leagues in home attendance, averaging 28,402 fans per night at practically new Citi Field through their first 71 games of what appears to be another lost season in Flushing. … Full Article
 

Grand old time at Brooklyn’s Great Irish Fair

Coney Island
The Murphys were there -- as were the Kellys, Donohues, O'Briens, Quinns and Farrells. … Full Article
 

SUV driver survives nearly 50-foot plunge in Brooklyn

Coney Island
NEW YORK (AP) — The driver of an SUV that plunged about 50 feet into an inactive construction site in New York City has miraculously survived. … Full Article
 

High School Beat: Champion 'Splitters top Clinton in opener

Brighton Beach
Last year, the Railsplitters were the hunters, marching through a perfect season with one lofty goal in mind: to deliver Lincoln's first city football title in over two decades. … Full Article
 

Boro presidents at war over waterfront Ferris wheel

Coney Island
The borough president of Staten Island wants to bring the world’s largest Ferris wheel (which he calls an observation wheel) to the island — but Borough President Marty Markowitz wants it for Coney Island.
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Playoff-bound: Cyclones clinch wild card despite season-ending loss

Coney Island
The Cyclones found out before they even hit the field for Wednesday night's regular-season finale that they were headed to the playoffs for a fourth straight year, thanks to hard-charging Batavia's 1-0 loss to Jamestown in the opener of a doubleheader earlier in the day.
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Soldier gets medal — 51 years later

Bath Beach
Paul Birkelund stood at attention as Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights) pinned a National Defense Service medal on his chest. The brief ceremony, which took place in Grimm’s Brooklyn district office on Sept. 4, was 51 years in the making. … Full Article
 

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