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Events Sunday memorial service in front of the burned out Sasson home. (Photo courtesy of Rafael Lopez Jr. / RLJRNews.com)
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In the wake of the tragic Midwood fire that killed seven siblings more than a week ago, City Councilmen David Greenfield and Mark Treyger are joining forces with the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) for a fire safety, prevention and education seminar, tonight at 7:30pm at Congregation Shaare Zion, 2030 Ocean Parkway between Foster…

News & Features Sunday memorial service in front of the burned out Sasson home. (Photo courtesy of Rafael Lopez Jr. / RLJRNews.com)
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Neighbors and community leaders gathered at 3371 Bedford Avenue yesterday evening, the site of a Saturday morning fire that claimed the lives of seven children in the deadliest New York City blaze in eight years. The event mourned the loss of siblings Eliane Sassoon, 16, Rivkah Sassoon, 11, David Sassoon, 12, Yeshua Sassoon, 10, Moshe Sassoon, 8, Sara Sassoon, 6, and Yaakob…

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Gerritsen Beach resident Kenneth Proveaux, 49, died yesterday following an off-roading accident on an ATV in the Marine Park ballfields along Gerritsen Avenue. Proveaux, a Beacon Court neighbor, was riding an all terrain vehicle (ATV) in the Marine Park ballfields off Gerritsen Avenue and Florence Avenue yesterday evening. He struck a cement block at approximately 9:49pm, throwing…

News & Features Courtesy of the Mohan-Ram family.
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Family and friends bid farewell this morning to Sandesh Mohan-Ram, a neighbor and ice cream man affectionately known to many as “Papa,” after he suddenly passed away last week from a cardiac arrest at 41. Born February 25, 1974, Papa Mohan-Ram lived to be a son, brother, uncle and cousin. He was a familiar face around the neighborhood,…

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https://twitter.com/NYScanner/status/568858648488873984 A pedestrian was struck and killed by a bus this afternoon on Coney Island Avenue at Avenue M, and police are investigating. A spokesman for the FDNY tells us they got the call at 2:11pm on Friday, and that the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. They were unable to provide any additional…

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A badly decomposed body was found floating in a Marine Park marina on Sunday morning and was pulled ashore near Floyd Bennett Field. A fisherman found the fully-clothed man floating face up at Gateway Marina (3260 Flatbush Avenue) at 8:47am, according to authorities. First responders pulled the body from the water and EMS pronounced him…

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This past Sunday at 4:12am, Glenda Martin-Grant will have spent a full year without one of the three sons she raised on her own – and without any answers as to who shot and killed 23-year-old Gerard ‘Geezy’ Grant as he sat with a friend in his car on East 16th Street and Avenue I. Despite the NYPD offering…

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A 55-year-old man is dead after being struck by an Access-A-Ride van on Neptune Avenue on Sunday. The man, who has yet to be identified by police, was crossing Neptune Avenue at West 6th Street on Sunday at 5:44pm when the van heading eastbound on Neptune hit him. EMS transported the pedestrian to Lutheran Hospital…

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