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With the backdrop of Rockin’ Ray Fiore’s heartfelt mural on the handball courts of Bill Brown Park (Avenue X and Bedford Avenue), more than one hundred mourners, neighbors, firefighters from Ladder Co. 169, 61st Precinct officers and local EMS responders gathered last night to remember the lives lost on September 11, 2001. But it wasn’t just…

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In Sheepshead Bay, there exists few more deserving subjects of a spotlight then the Brooklyn/Bedford Park 9/11 Memorial, splattered upon a handball court on Avenue X and Bedford Avenue. We’ve covered memorial events at the park before (here, here and here), and scribbled superficially about the wall’s and memorial committee’s creation. But Robert Fieseler, a…

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We weren’t able to get our videos of the Brooklyn/Bedford Park 9/11 Memorial processed on Monday, when we gave our coverage and photo gallery. Technical complications delayed it until now. Many of the songs played in between speakers, as well as inaudible speakers, were cut out to save time. But we left some of that…

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This year was the first time I was able to make the Brooklyn/Bedford Park 9/11 Memorial, a colorful grassroots service with a character so unapologetically Brooklyn. This was not a traditional event. Politicians didn’t show up just to show up, taking off to the next microphone and photo-op; nor was it small and forgotten. It…

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The 9th Anniversary of the September 11 attacks is upon us, and organizers have scheduled the Sheepshead Bay 9/11 Memorial and Candlelight Vigil for tomorrow, 6:30 p.m., rain or shine. Attendees are gathering in the Bill Brown Park handball court at Avenue X and Bedford Avenue, in front of the memorial wall painted by Rockin’…

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When we last checked in with Rockin’ Ray Fiore, he was throwing a fundraiser for his H.O.N.K. (Help Our Neighborhood Kids) Boxing Club and Youth Center here in Sheepshead Bay. Well, that was back in March, and apparently Ray wasn’t able to raise enough. Daily News is reporting that he owes the landlord two months…

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