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Teen Shot in East New York

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

Brownsville
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
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

East New York
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

Brownsville
 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

Canarsie
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

Canarsie
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

Canarsie
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
 

Musical havdalah

Flatlands
Musicians from two progressive synagogues will lead and outdoor picnic and Sabbath-ending havdalah service. … Full Article
 

East Flatbush youth: Clean up and see the Mets

East Flatbush
Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams has an offer for neighborhood sports fans that’s hard to beat: Help clean up East Flatbush during Community Clean-Up Day and receive free tickets to a New York Mets game. … Full Article
 

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