Author Ned Berke

Police & Fire bayview
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Gunfire rang out just after midnight in Coney Island this morning, and police arrived at the scene to find a man shot to death. Cops responded to the call at 3194 Bayview Avenue – in front of Kaiser Park – to find the body of a man with a gunshot wound to his head. The…

Business capital1-1
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A new Capital One Bank is coming to 1521 Avenue U, at the corner of East 16th Street… and half a block away from another Capital One Bank, which is expected to close as this one opens. A diagram of the new location is posted on the construction fencing, which went up about two weeks…

News & Features Source; Mark Treyger's office
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A community leader committed to serving area youth and the neighborhood was honored last Sunday, when Councilman Mark Treyger and the family joined together to co-name the corner of East 2nd Street and Avenue W in her memory. Lifelong Gravesend resident Barbara Dattilo devoted years of her life to others through her service at Our…

Police & Fire NYPD_Ford_Police_Interceptor_2013
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CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We summarize the week’s statistics for the 61st Precinct reports every Friday. The 61st Precinct is the police command responsible for Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Kings Highway, Homecrest, Madison, Manhattan Beach, and Gerritsen Beach.

News & Features 60thprct
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https://twitter.com/NYCityAlerts/status/611602228852428800 UPDATE BELOW Original post: A dispute turned fatal after a suspect slashed a police officer, causing police to open fire killing the man, according to reports. The incident took place just across from Asser-Levy Park, where children were playing, on Sea Breeze Avenue and West 1st Street at around 1:30pm today. The Daily News…

News & Features The puppies with Rescue City volunteers and Oceanside veterinarians. Source: Facebook
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A local animal advocacy group rescued nine puppies on Tuesday that they say were neglected from an Avenue X home in Gravesend. Volunteers from Rescue City, a group that facilitates pet adoptions, became aware of the alleged abuse while monitoring Facebook. They dispatched members to check out the situation, and found a yard full of young…

Arts & Culture greenmarket
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The Ocean Parkway Farmers Market in front of Coney Island Hospital returns to the streets today, offering fresh produce, baked goods and other treats made or grown at local farms. The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and Coney Island Hospital have been hosting the farmers market, located on the pedestrian mall at 2601 Ocean Parkway,…

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