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  1. Local Daycares Failed To Test Water For Lead, Audit ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Sixteen daycare centers in Brooklyn failed to meet lead testing requirements for their water supply, and some were found to contain dangerous levels of the highly poisonous metal, according to an audit released on Friday June 24, by New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. In addition, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene officials were caught falsifying lead testing records in daycare centers in order to expedite permits, leaving hundreds of children city-wide exposed to potential lead poisoning.

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  2. Get Seinfeldian With Corner Media At The Brooklyn Cyclones On July 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    At the Saturday, July 2 Salute to Seinfeld III "Make Kramerica Great Again" game , the Cyclones will take on the Connecticut Tigers at 6pm. In addition to Seinfeld-themed programming, there will be fireworks, and our own Donny Levit, editor of Park Slope Stoop , will throw out the first pitch.

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  3. Rush Job! Coney Island Amphitheater Makes Its Debut, BarelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Ticketholders going through security to enter the Ziggy Marley show at the Coney Island Amphitheater. Construction on the Coney Island Amphitheater barely made it to the finish line to host thousands of concert-goers Saturday for its first show with Ziggy Marley.

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  4. Check Out This Huge Shark Caught This Weekend Off Sheepshead BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Intrepid anglers hauled more than a dozen toothy trophies into Sheepshead Bay this Saturday during Stella Maris' annual shark fishing tournament. The boats, which included a mix of chartered and private vessels, struck out at 5:30am in search of thresher, blue and mako swimming as far as 100 miles off shore.

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  5. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Nathan's Hot Dog Championship,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Don't miss the Cyclones game this Saturday, when one of our editors will throw out the first pitch! There's also trivia night, a pop up aquarium in Kaiser Park, a community board meeting and lots more! Send us your own event listing by posting it for free on our new event calendar , or using our classifieds site, EverythingBK .

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  6. Pols Rail Against MTA Plan To Close Avenue O During Midwood Mardi GrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The MTA's plan to close part of Avenue O for construction during Midwood Mardi Gras this Sunday has local elected officials up in arms. The construction work, part of the MTA's project to replace track panels between Kings Highway and Avenue H, will close a major roadway while the neighborhood celebrates its annual street fair nearby - causing severe traffic congestion in the area, politicians say.

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  7. Build It Back Suspends Construction In Brooklyn After Gerritsen Home CollapsesRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Unoccupied, under construction. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/qVG9Fi8zx4 The company overseeing more than 400 Brooklyn home elevations for the the city's Build it Back program has suspended all construction work after one of its houses collapsed Wednesday in Gerritsen Beach.

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  8. Get A Taste Of Brooklyn At This Year's Brooklyn EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    From chocolate to pickles and pita bread to pasta sauce, Brooklyn Eats is proof that the artisanal, small-batch manufacturing industry is alive and well. Each year, the Brooklyn Chamber gathers over 100 vendors along with local, national and international buyers to showcase some of the best that Brooklyn has to offer.

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  9. In Wake Of Orlando Shooting, Neighbors Show Unity At Ramadan MealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    With the deadly ISIS-inspired shooting at an Orlando nightclub still hanging like a specter over the country, members of Brooklyn's Jewish and Muslim communities gathered at the Kings Bay Y Monday evening for an annual Ramadan dinner to promote peace and unity. More than 200 people showed up to the event, some of them wearing hijab and others wearing yarmulkes, for the iftar meal - when Muslims break their daylong fast during the holy month of Ramadan .

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  10. Feds Uncover $38 Million Medical Scam At Sheepshead & Bensonhurst ClinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Five people were charged Monday with orchestrating a $38 million Medicaid and Medicare scam at clinics throughout Sheepshead Bay and Bensonhurst, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. Prosecutors said the scheme, which involved recruiting patients for fraudulent medical services, is one of the largest of its kind uncovered in Brooklyn, the Daily News reports .

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  11. City Budget Includes Funds For Local Park Renovations, School Resources & MoreRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    New York City's $82.1 billion budget - agreed to earlier this month by the mayor and city council - contains a lot of goodies for Sheepshead Bay and surrounding neighborhoods. City Councilman Chaim Deutsch explained he secured funding in the budget for local parks, public schools, youth programs, sanitation projects and law enforcement.

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  12. Mermaids, Sea Creatures, & Classic Cars Dazzle At Coney Island's Mermaid Parade 2016 [Photos]Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Coney Island's Mermaid Parade was more colorful and sparkly than ever this year, as mermaids, sailors, sea creatures, fairies, and princesses stomped down Surf Avenue and then the Boardwalk. As usual, folks got creative with floats, and had fun accessorizing with pasties, umbrellas, and sequins.

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  13. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Kids Soccer Clinic, Sandy Town Hall, Coney TriviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week! Spend an afternoon at MCU Park now that the Cyclone's season is in full swing. There are also lots of other opportunities to sing and cheer, as well as a Superstorm Sandy Town Hall to help neighbors rebuild and a free soccer clinic for kids.

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  14. Man Stabs Two People At Sushi Restaurant While Baby Wails Nearby, Authorities SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    A 33-year-old man drove his knife into two people at a local sushi restaurant Thursday night while his nine-month-old baby wailed nearby, authorities say. Coney Island resident Vadim Rozanovsky was with his infant daughter and the child's mother at the Mitoushi restaurant on Sheepshead Bay Road, near Voorhies Avenue, when he got into an argument with two men just before 11pm, according the the DA's office.

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  15. Members Of 'Sex Money Murder' Gang Convicted Of Killing Rival On Coney Island StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Two gang members have been convicted in connection with the death of a rival whom they lured out of a store and then ran up from behind him and shot him multiple times to death, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced today. Gregory "Douggie" Ammonds, 25, of Brownsville, and Kevin "Cheese" Perry, 39, of Rockaway Beach, Queens were convicted of one count of second-degree murder and two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon following a jury trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Thursday.

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  16. Everything You Need To Know About Renting An Apartment In BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    It is no news that finding housing in this city is not easy under the best of circumstances. Should those circumstances change, here are some resources to help you stay in your neighborhood and avoid shelter.

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  17. Pet Lovers come to New York Pet Expo this weekendRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The 4th Annual New York Pet Expo is coming to Brooklyn this weekend. The expo will introduce pet lovers to all the pet resources that New York- and national - communities have to offer.

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  18. Coney Island Amphitheater Still Not Certified To Host First Show In 9 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The Coney Island Amphitheater sure doesn't appear ready to host thousands of concert-goers in nine days for its first show with Ziggy Marley . Besides the visible uncompleted construction work at the site, the amphitheater has still not received a certificate of occupancy from the Department of Buildings , which is required for the property to operate as an entertainment venue.

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  19. Entire Gravesend Block Defaced With Mexican Gang Graffiti, Cops ShrugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Residents of a sleepy, treelined block in Gravesend woke up this morning to find their homes and cars vandalized with graffiti that appears to be associated with a particularly ruthless transnational Mexican gang. At around 8:30am, we found confused neighbors standing outside their homes on East 2nd Street near Avenue X in house dresses and slippers, trying to decipher the blue scrawlings, which identified several organized crime groups, including the California-based SureA os " , and calling out a group called the Warrios , as well as the tag "Avenue M 646."

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  20. Flophouse Operator, Already Accused Of Medicaid Fraud, Charged With Illegally Evicting TenantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Prosecutors filed additional charges Wednesday against the Manhattan Beach resident - already accused of running a Medicaid fraud scheme out of his Brooklyn flophouses - for illegally evicting and defrauding tenants. Yury Baumblit, who's homes for the poor, recovering drug addicts and the mentally ill were the subject of a New York Times investigation last year, was arraigned along with employee Edwin Elie in Brooklyn Supreme Court on felony fraud charges and misdemeanor charges unlawful eviction and criminal contempt, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced.

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