Browsing: knapp st

Opinion
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THE COMMUTE: After two years of delay, and five years of planning, the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) finally made its debut yesterday along Nostrand Avenue. Limited stops at Avenues L, R, S, V, W, Y and Z are no longer in effect since the Limited has been discontinued, so do not wait for one.…

News
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Russ Salzberg, more affectionately known as “The Sweater,” has been a New York City sportscasting mainstay for 25 years. A New York Daily News report reflected on Salzberg’s success and his humble Sheepshead Bay roots. Those most familiar with the 62-year-old Salzberg know him for his work on New York Giants and Yankees post-game reports…

News
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It’s been nearly a year since Superstorm Sandy and there are still stretches of the Belt Parkway bathed in darkness as a result of the storm. CBS NY is reporting that overhead lights near Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue remain damaged, creating dangerous driving conditions for motorists. Since Sandy struck late last October, Sheepshead Bites…

News
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When it comes to sewage spilling into our waterways, people might not really want to know – but they should. The New York Daily News is reporting that while sewage plant operators are required to report spills to health authorities right away, many wait for long spells and often give incomplete reports. When a sewage…

Police & Fire
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The NYPD is seeking your help in their effort to track down a man who robbed the 7-Eleven located at 2702 Knapp Street. According to a Brooklyn News report, the convenience store was robbed around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night. As you can see in the video above, the thief brought a roll of paper…

Events
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Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke will hold a “Town Hall Meeting on the Recovery from Hurricane Sandy,” March 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Amity School, 3867 Shore Parkway at Knapp Street. Get information from FEMA about the National Flood Insurance Program and the IRS about itemizing casualty losses, extensions for filing…

Arts & Music
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Sheepshead Bites reader Andy Baum tipped us off to this beautiful and fascinating photograph of what is now Emmons Avenue and Knapp Street, an area once known as Hog Point Creek. Taken in 1904, the photograph reveals the level of total commercial industrialization and development that has occurred in the area over the last century and change.…

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