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Education scarf-flier
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Brrr! It sure is getting cold out there! While the rest of us bundle up, not all of the neediest in the city’s school system have the means to get a helpful hat or a solid pair of gloves. To help them out, Councilman Chaim Deutsch has launched a hat, scarf and glove drive to…

Police & Fire
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Two men are wanted by the police for allegedly mugging an elderly man on Avenue U and Batchelder Street on Monday. Cops say the men came up behind their 83-year-old victim at approximately 5:10pm on November 10. One grabbed the victim and placed his hand over his mouth. The other rifled through his pockets, snatching…

Business
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Popular Community Savings Bank is adding its third Sheepshead Bay location, with an opening slated for 2121 Avenue U. The storefront is the former home of Capital Paint, which recenlty moved to Avenue U and East 28th Street. And, yes, the planned bank is next door to another bank – Capital One, at 2123 Avenue…

Business
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Caucasus Garden, or Kavkazkiy Dvorik, got a facelift about a month ago with an all new storefront and awning at 2715 Avenue U. It appears they’ve also eliminated the CG from the signage, which stood for Caucasus Garden, which we’re pretty sure is the English translation of Kavkazkiy Dvorik. Confused yet? Who cares. They have yummy food,…

Police & Fire
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Early morning straphangers made a gruesome find Saturday after a man hanged himself at Avenue U’s N line subway station in Gravesend. The man was found hanging by a “thick rope” at about 3:35am, police told the Daily News. The rope was tied to the staircase on the Manhattan-bound side of the platform, Gothamist adds. Conflicting…

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