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News & Features

A Department of Education employee allegedly punched an 11-year-old autistic boy at Brighton Beach’s P.S. 225 (1075 Oceanview Avenue), leading to felony assault and other charges, reports the Daily News. The paper reports: Milton Parker, 58, a paraprofessional at Public School 225 in Brighton Beach, attacked the youngster last Thursday after he had spilled water…


The following is a press release from the Shorefront Y: This Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m., the Brooklyn Autism Spectrum Disorder Initiative (BASDI) & the Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton-Manhattan Beach will host its Fourth Annual Walk for Autism. The annual Walk for Autism seeks to raise community awareness as well as crucial funds…

Police & Fire

A 26-year-old special needs man has gone missing in Midwood, and police are looking to reunite him with his family. The man, photographed above, was last seen this afternoon at Coney Island Avenue and Avenue J, according to the NY Scanner Twitter account. Police have responded with a Level 1 mobilization. If you have seen…