Browsing: east 22nd st

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A fast-moving fire ripped through the backyards and garages of two residences near Avenue U before being squashed by local firefighters. The fire began behind a daycare center at 2125 East 21st Street shortly before 4:30 p.m.. Within minutes, according to our tipster and photographer Randy Contello, who witnessed it, the fire had spread to…

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Firefighters rushed to the corner of Gravesend Neck Road and East 22nd Street yesterday evening to combat a blaze sparked in Tsimes, Inc., a local deli. The fire broke out shortly before 9:00 p.m. in the 2124 Gravesend Neck Road deli itself, which was closed at the time, and spread to the residential apartments above,…

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The following a press release from the offices of State Senator David Storobin: As of last month, Brooklynites can enjoy a cleaner Avenue U, thanks to the efforts of State Sen. David Storobin (R-Brooklyn). After opening his District Office at 22-01 Avenue U in June, the Senator noticed garbage being dumped illegally on the street, which is…

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“Bullet Points” is our new format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Boardmembers push to beautify Manhattan Beach, oppose aesthetic improvements at Knapp Street sewage plant: Parks Department’s Brooklyn…

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A 5-year-old child was struck by a car on East 2nd Street, between Avenue X and Avenue W, according to a call on the police radio. The incident occurred in front of 2359 East 2nd Street just minutes ago. The child’s condition is unknown, and it sounds as if the driver remained on the scene.…

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The remainders of a tree toppled by Hurricane Irene have plagued residents of East 22nd Street between Avenue W and Gravesend Neck Road, but, despite complaints, the city said it’s in no rush to get rid of it. The tree fell over into power lines during the August 28 hurricane, and the city took days…

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A reader sent in the above photograph, showing a white Lincoln Town Car that smashed into the deli at 2124 Gravesend Neck Road last night. The accident happened just before 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of East 22nd Street. Fire department and EMT responded to the scene. It’s not clear what caused the accident, if…

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Two thugs allegedly assaulted a man on Avenue Z between East 21 Street and East 22nd Street this evening, sparking off a police pursuit lasting nearly an hour. According to police officials, the assault happened at approximately 9:13 p.m. It’s unclear what led to the fight, but after dealing out blows to their victim, the…

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A reader snagged this photo of a car that plowed through a neighbor’s yard and into her stoop on Saturday night. The incident happened at 2295 East 22nd Street, on the corner of Avenue W. According to those at the scene when the reader showed up, the driver ran the stop sign and nipped another…

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