Browsing: brighton 3rd st

Police & Fire
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Cops are looking for neighbors’ help identifying a teenage purse snatcher who robbed a 78-year-old woman in Brighton Beach last Monday. The woman was in front of her home on Oceanview Avenue near Brighton 3rd Street when a teenage punk walked up to her at 12:40pm and ripped her purse out of her hand. The…

Business
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Brighton Beach will be home to a new Dunkin’ Donuts in the near future, with construction set to wrap up soon at 361 Neptune Avenue, on the corner of Brighton 3rd Street. The lot has been home to the shell of an old gas station and garage for quite a number of years, and it…

News
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Family and friends of Jhordan Caballero were joined by firefighters, community leaders and others at St. Mark Roman Catholic Church this morning, to give the 18-year-old a hero’s farewell. St. Mark Roman Catholic Church offered the space and the service after hearing of the teen’s noble actions and tragic death, in which he saved his 8-year-old…

News
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Donate now to help the Caballeros! Local organizations, businesses and residents rallied to deliver some good news to grief-stricken Caballero family: their heroic son will receive a proper funeral without further financial burden to the family. The Caballeros’ 18-year-old son Jhordan died Friday after saving his 8-year-old brother from their burning home, then rushed back…

Police & Fire
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A lot of activity in Brighton Beach at 2:45 this afternoon on Brighton 3rd Street near Oceanview Avenue. Four firetrucks, two rescue trucks and two ambulances. No smoke, no fire, just a ladder extended to a second story window. No injuries were apparent. UPDATE (6:25 p.m.): Gothamist Map is reporting this was an all-hands fire.…