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It was a whodunnit of proportions usually seen on Saturday morning children’s cartoons. A crime was in progress, but the suspect had left the scene. How will they find him? Oh, the criminal mastermind left footprints in the snow. That’s what happened yesterday, allowing officers from the NYPD’s 70th Precinct and the Flatbush Shomrim to…

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First phony lawyers, now phony dentists. Authorities arrested four people for pretending to be dentists and practicing on patients out of two Sheepshead Bay area clinics. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed felony charges against Konstantin Shtrambrand, Ilya Zolotar, Sergey Tolokolnikov and Hakob Gahnapetyan for practicing dentistry without a license. They face up to four years…

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After the Department of Transportation erroneously posted a sign on a residential stretch of Nostrand Avenue indicating two-hour metered parking, several nearby residents received wrongful summonses. Now Councilman Chaim Deutsch is leading the fight to get those tickets thrown out. Deutsch announced the agency’s error at last night’s Sheepshead Bay – Plumb Beach Civic Association…

Business
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The long-lived Sysut Computers Computer Service Center – one of the neighborhood’s first tech stores at 2021 Avenue U – has moved. In its place comes Premium Style, a new clothing store set to open soon. Apparently it will focus on European fashion. As for Sysut, a Yelp reviewer notes that they’ve moved to Nostrand Avenue…

Police & Fire
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An early morning car accident on Sunday left three people injured and a car wrapped around a tree on Ocean Parkway. CBS reports: The driver of a 2013 Acura slammed into a tree on Ocean Parkway between Avenue O and Avenue P in the Midwood section of Brooklyn at around 3:30 a.m., police said. … According to…

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If you’re a bicyclist or pedestrian who makes Ocean Parkway a part of your routine, you’ve probably noticed how nice the pavement is above Avenue O. And you’ve probably noticed how cruddy it is south of that spot. That’s because the Parks Department, which oversees the Ocean Parkway malls, rehabilitated the malls with fresh pavement,…

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On July 16, 2o12, active U.S. Army soldier Steven Isris was killed in a motorcycle accident off Avenue P and East 8th Street, an accident we first wrote about when friends of Isris contacted us seeking information from the community about the accident. At the time Isris was in critical condition; he passed away a…

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