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A tough guy’s plan to knock over and rob an 81-year-old man was foiled on Wednesday when his victim fought back, but the victim was slashed with a knife during the fight. The Daily News reports: The man was walking at E. 19 St. between Ave. X and Ave. Y when 35-year-old Adam Smith rode up…

Business The shuttered Shell gas station at Knapp Street. Photo by Vinnie Mazzone.
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The Shell gas station at Knapp Street and Avenue Y is now closed. The gas station and service center shuttered approximately two weeks ago, according to our tipster Vinnie Mazzone. Following the closure of the gas station at Knapp Street and Harkness Avenue approximately five years ago, this leaves just two stations left on Knapp Street…

Police & Fire
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Judging by the number of e-mails we’ve received this year, package thieves are ruining the Sheepshead Bay holiday season at a higher rate than usual. While most who’ve contacted us have asked for advice (spoiler: file a police report), reader Timur K. snatched a rare clear photo of the man who stole his delivery. For…

Education lecteds and principals ps11 national blue ribbon school awards
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Sheepshead Bay’s PS 254 (Dag Hammarskjold) and Clinton Hill’s PS 11 (Purvis J. Behan) schools’ 2014 National Blue Ribbon School Award wins were honored on November 20 with a ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall. School principals Alonta Wrighton (bottom left) and Linda Alhonote (bottom right), as well as Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Assemblyman Walter Mosley, and Council members…

Education
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Congratulations are in order! Sheepshead Bay’s PS 254 Dag Hammarskjold Elementary School is one of only 337 schools in the country and two schools in Brooklyn to have received a 2014 Blue Ribbon School award. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors outstanding public and private elementary, middle, and high schools each year based on their general academic achievement as well as their…

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UPDATE 10/4, 8am: Police have identified the man as 28-year-old Denis Volchkin, and say the shooting occurred after officers responded to two domestic incidents involving Volchkin and his mother. The NYPD reports they initially responded to a dispute between him and his mother at their home on E 26th St at about 5:30pm Friday, in…

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A tow truck driver allegedly slammed into five parked cars on Ocean Avenue and Avenue Y before fleeing the scene early Thursday morning, according to CBS News. Police told the outlet that they tracked down the 26-year-old driver, Igor Lyakhovetsky, arresting him with charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle and leaving the scene. Lyakhovetsky allegedly…

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