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  1. Sign Up To See A Healthcare Navigator At Assemblyman Cymbrowtz's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz , in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting healthcare navigator services this Monday in his office at 1800 Sheepshead Bay Road, near the intersection with Emmons Avenue. To register for an appointment, call 718-875-9300.

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  2. Mayor's Expansion Of ShotSpotter Will Bring Gun Detection Program To Coney IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    As part of his 2017 budget proposal released Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the NYPD's ShotSpotter program to precincts throughout the five boroughs - including Coney Island. The $3 million dollar boost to the gun detection program more than doubles to amount of area covered by the program and will equip 31 station houses with the technology.

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  3. Feds Nab Reputed Russian Mob Boss Involved In Murder-For-Hire PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Federal authorities arrested a reputed Russian mob boss last week for conspiring to extort a businessman out of $125,000 by claiming to have been hired to murder him. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 68-year-old Boris Nayfeld, who reportedly headed a heroin trafficking ring out of Brighton Beach and has been associated with gangland murders, was arrested Thursday outside a Brooklyn restaurant.

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  4. Need A Break? 10 Ways To Take A Brooklyn MomcationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    We've all been there. Weeks of tween crises, toddler meltdowns, work pressures, and just those everyday stressors of life in the city have built up and pushed Mama to the brink.

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  5. Coney Island Murder Victim Linked To 'Dirty Cash' Gang, Killing Could Be RetributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The 37-year-old man who was found behind a Coney Island housing project Sunday with a gunshot wound to the head has been linked to a local gang and his murder could be retribution for another killing the day before, police sources told the Daily News . Cops have yet to formally identify the murder victim, whose body was discovered outside the Surfside Gardens Houses on West 33rd Street after police received a call about a shooting at 9:17pm.

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  6. How Did The Iconic Zig Zag Records Sign End Up In A Williamsburg Warehouse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Somehow Brooklyn's cultural treasures always seem to find their way to Williamsburg - that hipster mecca where vintage artifacts become trophies for flannel-clad twenty-somethings. Turns out the Zig Zag Records sign is on display at a Williamsburg warehouse.

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  7. Treyger Secures Sandy Recovery Funds For Renovations At Coney Island PlaygroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Two Coney Island playgrounds are getting a facelift thanks, in part, to Superstorm Sandy recovery funds secured by City Councilman Mark Treyger. According to a press release sent Friday, the councilman worked with the City administration and the Parks Department to acquire $570,000 from FEMA, combined with an additional $1.13 million from the city budget, for renovations and upgrades to Nautilus Playground , located by the Riegelmann Boardwalk between West 29th and West 32nd Streets.

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  8. Greenfield Demands City Reveal Revenue From Ocean Parkway 'Speed Trap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Arguing that the city's Vision Zero campaign has created a "speed trap" on Ocean Parkway, City Councilman David Greenfield is demanding the Department of Transportation turn over information about the amount of revenue collected from speed cameras placed along the roadway. Vision Zero reduced speed limits on New York City roads to 25 miles per hour .

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  9. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Pet Adoption, Jewelry Making, Video Production & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Check out the Animal Care Centers of NYC's mobile pet adoption center in Sheepshead Bay.

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  10. 61st Precinct: Number Of Pedestrians Struck By Cars Fell 30 Percent In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The number of pedestrians struck by vehicles in Sheepshead Bay and its surrounding neighborhoods fell by 30 percent in 2015, according to police. Speaking at the 61st Precinct Community Council meeting Wednesday, Captain Jason Hagestad, the station house's executive officer, reported that 185 people were struck by cars in 2015 - compared to 263 the previous year.

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  11. Believe It! Sheepshead Bay Is One Of The Best Brooklyn Neighborhoods For ParkingRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    It's no secret that residents in Sheepshead Bay are fierce guardians of their neighborhood's parking spaces. Numerous development plans have died in front of the community board when the proposals failed to include substantial spaces.

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  12. Long Before Bridal Shop Owners Vanished, Customers Complained They Were CheatedRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Customers at Isabella's Wedding Center, the bridal store on Coney Island Avenue, described shady business practices years before the owners abruptly closed shop and vanished along with cash and dresses from several wedding parties. As we reported last week , several brides-to-be are seeking compensation from the store after the owners disappeared with their deposits.

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  13. Cops To Crack Down On Coney Island's Costumed CharactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    In response to pressure from local politicians, the city is sending an additional 20 officers to Coney Island this summer to clear out costumed characters and panhandlers who have been hassling residents and visitors in the neighborhood's amusement district, officials announced Monday. After City Hall moved aggressively last year to address quality of life issues in Times Square - particularly the topless women who were asking for tips to take pictures with tourists - City Councilman Mark Treyger, Senator Diane Savino, Borough President Eric Adams, and newly-elected Assemblywoman Pamela Harris called for additional officers to be sent to Coney Island.

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  14. 10 Family Outings For City Kids With Special NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    With temperatures freezing outside , parents across the five boroughs are desperately seeking fun activities for the kids that take place inside. Finding just the right spot can be especially tough, though, when your child is on the autism spectrum, has sensory processing disorder, or countless other special needs.

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  15. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn This Week: R Train's Birthday, Chess Match, Free MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Celebrate the R train's 100 birthday at The Owl's Head bar in Bay Ridge.

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  16. Almost 7,000 People Lose Power After Two Outages Strike Southern BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    The first blackout was caused by a fallen tree limb near East 26th Street and Avenue I, a spokesperson for Con Edison said. The outage caused almost 1,000 customers between Voorhies Avenue and Avenue Y to lose power for several hours in the early morning.

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  17. Sheepshead Station House Had The Second Greatest Drop In Crime Out Of All Brooklyn PrecinctsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Sheepshead Bay's station house, the 61st Precinct , came up short by a hair in having the greatest reduction in crime out of all Brooklyn precincts and beat out the borough average by a huge margin, according to NYPD crime figures released at the end of last year. In 2015, the number of major felonies fell by an eye-popping 13.17 percent compared to the previous year - pummeling the borough's average of 5.3 percent.

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  18. Proposed SBS Route Could Wipe Out Parking On Kings HighwayRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Community leaders are concerned that a proposal to bring Select Bus Service through Kings Highway could bring further congestion to an already cramped commercial corridor. The MTA is considering adding SBS to the B82 route , which runs from Seaview Avenue in Canarsie to Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island.

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  19. Local Wedding Shop Closes, Owners Vanish With Brides' Dresses And CashRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Several wedding parties were left in the lurch after the owners of a local bridal shop abruptly closed their store and vanished along with their customers' cash and dresses. Victoria Viviani, of Marine Park, said she put a $1,000 deposit on a wedding dress she had been fitted for at Isabella's Wedding Center , located on Coney Island Avenue between Avenue T and Avenue S. In mid-December, Viviani went to the store to talk to the owners about bridesmaid's dresses.

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  20. Things To Do In Southern Brooklyn: Art Exhibits, Magic Shows, YogaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Sheepshead Bites

    Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. 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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