Author Ned Berke

Police & Fire Source: NYPD

A 90-year-old World War II veteran went missing from his Gerritsen Beach home on Sunday, sparking a search by friends, family and authorities. Thomas Gallegos was last seen on Sunday, May 24, just after midnight in his home on Abbey Court in Gerritsen Beach. Gallegos is described as approximately 5’8″, 140lbs, with blue eyes and…

News & Features Photo by Lenny Markh

The Ocean Avenue footbridge connecting Sheepshead Bay to Manhattan Beach has reopened, making good on the Department of Transportation’s promise that beachgoers would be able to enjoy it by Memorial Day. The 135-year-old bridge closed approximately 2.5 months ago to allow contractors access and protect the bridge against a shipworm infestation. The department found marine…

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There’s less than one week left for tickets to Sheepshead Bay’s biggest food event, The BITE: Sheepshead, featuring more than 50 dishes from 20-plus restaurants, on Thursday, May 28 at 3000 Emmons Avenue (Baron Dekalb Knights of Columbus) at 7pm. Have you bought your ticket yet? It’s not too late. You can still enjoy tasty…

News & Features Source: NYPD

Police are looking to track down a man that they say posed as interested customer of Kings Plaza’s Kay Jewelers, then swiped two engagement rings and dashed out the door. The theft happened at 10:30am on Wednesday, April 15 at the 5100 Avenue U mall. The alleged thief began chatting up a clerk, asking to…

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Gather your friends, make a date, get a babysitter, leave work on time, and start celebrating the start of summer on the Bay at The BITE: Sheepshead. Next week people from around New York City will be sampling dishes from the top restaurants in Sheepshead Bay. Meze delights from Taci’s Beyti, Zagat-rated Best Turkish food…

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