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News & Features Kushner and son.
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Devastated. My friend Seth Kushner died, far too young. A brilliant photographer and writer, a kind, gentle man pic.twitter.com/LpPqch7RuC — Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) May 18, 2015 Photographer, comic writer and Sheepshead Bay native Seth Kushner passed away at 41 on Sunday, May 17, succumbing to cancer suddenly after initially going into remission. Kushner’s untimely passing…

Police & Fire Approximate location of the accident. (Source: Google Maps)
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Flatlands resident Christopher Wiltshire, 35, was found dead yesterday afternoon near Shell Bank Creek in Gerritsen Beach. Paramedics responded to a call of an accident near the creek, past the brush east of Gerritsen Avenue, at approximately 5pm. They found Wiltshire unresponsive and brought him to Coney Island Hospital. Wiltshire was declared dead at the hospital, prompting…

News & Features construction-fall
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Brooklyn: 360 Neptune Ave NYPD o/s investigating of a construction worker fell from 6th floor, worker pronounced DOA. pic.twitter.com/p2M2CNChVP— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) April 1, 2015 A 50-year-old construction worker died after falling from a Neptune Avenue construction site in Brighton Beach. The worker, Vidal Sanchez-Roman of Coney Island, plummeted from the sixth floor of 360…

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…

Police & Fire scrambler
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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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