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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…

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The 61st Precinct is alerting neighbors to a slew of burglaries in the Homecrest area, all of which happened in the middle of the night while the homeowners slept in their beds. The first incident took place October 1, at 10:30pm, when the thief or thieves entered a home on East 13th Street near Avenue…

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Saint Edmund’s Roman Catholic Church is hosting a Blessing of the Animals and pet adoption event in honor of the Feast of Saint Francis, the patron and protector of animals. The pet adoption event is being done in coordination with Kensington’s Sean Casey Animal Rescue, who will have puppies, kittens, dogs and cats for adoption beginning…

Police & Fire
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It’s been a bad day on Avenue U. Shortly after police reopened the roadway following an accident on Ocean Avenue near Avenue U, another car lost control and slammed into the building at 1907 Avenue U, just narrowly missing the busy storefront of Trio Ristorante Pizza and Grill. The incident happened at approximately 4:45 p.m.…

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A driver jumped the curb while attempting to park on East 19th Street between Avenue U and Avenue T, hitting an elderly woman and pinning her beneath the car. A tipster tells Sheepshead Bites that the accident occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. in front of 2060 East 19th Street. The driver was pulling into a…

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Two elderly residents of a six-story building at 1900 Avenue W are being treated for smoke inhalation, after firefighters rescued them from a small blaze in their top-floor apartment. The fire broke out at approximately 9:45 a.m., and was brought under control shortly before 11:00 a.m. The fire only damaged one unit in the building,…

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First they survived Superstorm Sandy’s wrath, and now they’re surviving a fire that drew a massive response of more than 100 firefighters, and left one fireman with minor injuries. We headed over to the historic Lundy’s building (1901 Emmons Avenue) on Saturday to check in on how the businesses were doing. We’re ecstatic to report that…

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Fire broke out at the historic Lundy’s Building (1901 Emmons Avenue) just before 9:30 a.m., drawing a heavy response from the FDNY and leaving one firefighter with a minor injury. The fire was brought under control after more than an hour of battling the blaze, which appeared to be smoldering on the second floor and…

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