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Lawmakers demand increased safety for Coney Island

A group of elected officials that included Borough President Eric Adams and U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries stood on a Coney Island street corner on Sunday to denounce recent episodes of gun violence in the community and to demand more action by police and the city. … Full Article

Assembly passes anti-slur bill for sports teams

What’s in a name? William Shakespeare wasn’t the only person who has ever pondered that question. Sports teams with names that some find insulting are finding themselves on the receiving end of heavy criticism these days. … Full Article

What's news for May 21

The NYPD says two students at a Brooklyn elementary school are accused of trying to poison their teacher.
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More access for the disabled at Brighton Beach

The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation will expand access for the disabled at several locations in Brighton Beach. … Full Article

Obituary: Maureen Stramka, beloved Bay Ridge civic leader

Maureen Stramka, a longtime Bay Ridge civic leader who was as famous for her sharp wit as she was for her many charitable works on behalf of the less fortunate, died of cancer on May 16. She was 76 years old. … Full Article

What's News for May 20

Saying that progress was being made, attorneys for the many parties vying over the future of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH) asked state Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes on Tuesday for one more day to negotiate a deal out of court before resuming litigation. … Full Article

PHOTO: Man wanted in Brooklyn bank robbery pattern

A white male, approximately 55-60 years old with a 6'1" slim build is wanted for a bank robbery pattern that occured in the confines of the 61st and 70th precincts dating back to April 19. … Full Article

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