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Student seeks compensation in Madison HS sex scandal case

A civil suit was filed on Wednesday afternoon in Kings County Supreme Court against the New York City Department of Education (DOE) and former teacher Erin Sayar for their alleged role in the sexual assault and battery of high school student Kevin Eng.   … Full Article
 

Building sales update: 2 bldgs sell in Brownsville

Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates Inc. (KDA) reports the sale of two industrial buildings in Brownsville.
The two properties, at 252 Newport St. and 507 Osborn St., sold for $6.3 million, according to Kalmon and Neil Dolgin, co-presidents.
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Body discovered floating in Mill Basin marina still unidentified

The identity of a dead woman found floating in a Mill Basin marina on Monday afternoon is still unknown, according to the NYPD. The body was discovered around 3:20 p.m. near Avenue U and East 58th Street near Kings Plaza. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn school founded by teachers union struggling

In an embarrassment for the teachers union, a charter school founded by the United Federation of Teachers in East New York, Brooklyn received a D on its progress report last week and a review will soon determine if it will remain open,  … Full Article
 

MILESTONES IN FAITH: Vanderveer Park Church marks 112 years

Vanderveer Park United Methodist Church in Flatlands, which survived a horrible fire about four decades ago, marks its 112th anniversary this week. … Full Article
 

`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
 

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