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Fire at Brooklyn building prompts massive FDNY response as black smoke is visible from Staten Island

Marietta Daily Journal 05 Jun 2023
Jun. 4—BROOKLYN — The city Fire Department was summoned to a multistory Brooklyn building Sunday afternoon, as large plumes of smoke were visible to parts of Staten Island and other sections of New York City. The fire at 411 Van ... .

What Happened When a Brooklyn Neighborhood Policed Itself for Five Days

Democratic Underground 05 Jun 2023
https.// No paywall. https.// ... Five plainclothes police officers watched warily ... “They got it,” an officer said ... *snip*. .

Brass Tacks: Doughnut lovers on Yelp love Brooklyn Baking Co.

Republican American 05 Jun 2023
Brass City loyalists will not be surprised, but when social media outlet Yelp released a list of the country’s top 100 local doughnut shops, Brooklyn Baking Co. checked in at…. SUBSCRIPTION REQUIRED. LOG IN. REGISTER to access your a week. ACTIVATE Home Delivery Access. PURCHASE a Digital subscription ... Password ... * ... .

Roger Craig, Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher and original Met, dead at 93

New York Post 05 Jun 2023
Roger Craig, who had the distinction of winning the last game in Brooklyn Dodgers history and the first game in Mets history and who was also a longtime major league manager, died Sunday ... He spent seven seasons in Dodger blue, including the first three years of his career in Brooklyn.

In experiment, Brooklyn neighborhood polices itself for five days

The Spokesman-Review 05 Jun 2023
In Brownsville, the effort not only gives residents more say over what public safety looks like but can deter crime if people know there are more eyes watching, said Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez ... Dana Rachlin, executive director of We Build the Block, a Brooklyn-based ...

Residents of collapsed Davenport building start to rebuild essentials

The Daily Nonpareil 05 Jun 2023
Former tenants of The Davenport and surrounding apartment buildings made their way to the Multi-Agency Resource Center Saturday to receive assistance from more than 20 agencies ... .

Roger Craig, Teacher of an Era-Defining Pitch, Is Dead at 93

New York Times 05 Jun 2023
After winning three World Series as a player, Craig became a coach and spread the gospel of the split-fingered fastball, what one player of the time called “the pitch of the ’80s.” ... .

Concerns continue at site

Muscatine Journal 05 Jun 2023
Crowds of protestors and observers have dwindled in the days since the partial collapse of The Davenport, but banners and signs still hang on fencing ... .

A Brooklyn Neighborhood Went 5 Days Without the Police

New York Times 04 Jun 2023
On a two-block stretch of Brownsville in April, the police stepped aside and let residents respond to 911 calls. It was a bold experiment that some believe could redefine law-enforcement in New York City ... .

Former 76er Kevin Ollie Joins Brooklyn Nets’ Staff

Fresno Bee 04 Jun 2023
After spending weeks in the NBA head coach rumor mill, former Philadelphia 76ers player Kevin Ollie has decided on his next move. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Ollie will join ... .

Cops seek gunman behind early afternoon Brooklyn shooting

AM New York 04 Jun 2023
Police are looking for the gunman who shot a 23-year-old man in Brooklyn early Saturday afternoon ... on June 3 ... All calls are confidential ....

Cops seek mustachioed creep who tried to abduct girl, 7, in Brooklyn

Marietta Daily Journal 04 Jun 2023
A bumbling would-be kidnapper tried to abduct a 7-year-old girl as she waited at a food truck with her mom in Brooklyn, police said Sunday. The mustachioed creep approached the youngster at about 8.30 p.m. on May 26, on Wyckoff ... .

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