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News The puppies with Rescue City volunteers and Oceanside veterinarians. Source: Facebook

A local animal advocacy group rescued nine puppies on Tuesday that they say were neglected from an Avenue X home in Gravesend. Volunteers from Rescue City, a group that facilitates pet adoptions, became aware of the alleged abuse while monitoring Facebook. They dispatched members to check out the situation, and found a yard full of young…

Police & Fire

Police successfully and safely talked down a man who threatened to jump from an Avenue X apartment building yesterday, and took him into custody for psychiatric evaluation. First responders converged on the scene at East 3rd Street and Avenue X after receiving the call at approximately 3:00 p.m. yesterday. The man was on a seventh…


St. Mark Church to House Group Home for Developmentally Disabled Girls: Community Board 15 gave the green light to St. Vincent’s Services to move an intermediate care facility into St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, located at 2601 East 19th Street. The facility’s Associate Executive Director and Managing Director of Developmentally Disabled Services Janice Ashton briefed the…