`FedEx Man’ was a robber

Police are seeking two suspects, one of them dressed as a Federal Express delivery man, who robbed a house near Highland Boulevard in East New York on Sept. 18. … Full Article

Mayor announces special ‘Educare’ Brownsville preschool, more pre-K seats

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said Monday that New York City would open its first "Educare" school at P.S. 41 in Brownsville next fall. … Full Article

Teen Shot in East New York

A 15-year-old boy was shot outside a neighbor’s house in East New York on Sunday and is now in critical condition, according to the Daily News. … Full Article

Ribbon cutting for St. John’s Residences

New homeowners of the recently-completed St. John’s Residences in Ocean Hill/Brownsville are pictured at a home dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony held on Saturday sponsored by Habitat for Humanity-NYC. 
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Ribbon cutting: transformed Loews Theater becomes a charter school

Brownsville's transformation took a leap forward as residents, representatives and developer POKO Partners celebrated the rebirth of the historic building that was once the Loews Pitkin Theater, at a ribbon cutting ceremony last Thursday. … Full Article

Prudential takes over sales at MeadowWood/Gateway

Taconic Investment Partners reports a change in sales teams for one of the largest condominium conversion projects in Brooklyn:

MeadowWood at Gateway in East New York. … Full Article

Loews Pitkin restored! Movie palace now houses charter school, retail

 A ribbon cutting is planned on Sept. 13 for the recently restored Loews Pitkin Theater in Brownsville.

Developer POKO Partners LLC, based in Port Chester, will celebrate the rebirth of the landmark building, at 1501 Pitkin Ave., along with residents at 1 p.m.
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A stormy Saturday in Brooklyn

A wall of storm clouds covered Brooklyn and Queens on Saturday after tornadoes struck Canarsie and Breezy Point, hurling debris into the air and knocking out power. Videos taken by bystanders showed a funnel cloud sucking up pieces of beach cabanas, as the first moved through Breezy Point.
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Tornadoes strike Canarsie, Breezy Point

Tornadoes struck Canarsie Breezy Point on Saturday, hurling debris into the air, knocking out power but causing no serious injuries among startled residents accustomed to thinking of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon. … Full Article

30-pound turtle caught off Canarsie pier

A Queens angler was hoping to catch some fish but instead reeled in a 30-pound turtle off a Brooklyn pier.

It appears to be a baby loggerhead turtle, which can grow to be 3-feet long and up to 300 pounds. … Full Article


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