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Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Look Out For This Guy Swiping Packages From Neighbors’ Doorsteps

By Alex Ellefson on Mar 31, 2016 05:30 pm
Screen Shot 2016-03-31 at 5.12.14 PMCops are on the lookout for a man who swiped a UPS package from a neighbor’s doorstep Wednesday afternoon. A reader sent us security footage of the thief pulling car doorhandles outside a home near East 22nd Street and Avenue Z. He then strolls up the house’s front door and snatches a package that had been [...]

Monetize Your Driveway, Plus Find Parking Easy (Sponsored)

By Sheepshead Bites on Mar 31, 2016 04:00 pm
parklee-mobile-appDid you know there’s an app to help you make money by utilizing your driveway, and to help you easily find parking? Parklee, a parking mobile app launched Nov. 2015, has revolutionized the face of parking. This was created in order to optimize the timely process of big city parking, and expanding the amount of [...]

IHOP Expected To Open In Coney Island This Summer

By Alex Ellefson on Mar 31, 2016 03:33 pm
Photo by jeepersmediaWe can smell the pancakes already. IHOP, which joined a slew of national chains signing leases around the amusement district last year, is schedule to open at 1019 Surf Avenue, near West 8th Street, in June or July, according to the business’ franchisee Bryan McKenzie. “There are a lot of businesses opening in the area [...]

DOE Removes Teacher Involved In Controversial Arrest At P.S. 193

By Alex Ellefson on Mar 31, 2016 12:51 pm
Parent Vinny Nemorin slipped and hit his head during his arrest at P.S. 193 on February 24. (Photo: PS 193 Parents' Association / Facebook)Following an uproar at P.S. 193 over a parent’s controversial arrest, the Department of Education (DOE) has removed the teacher involved in the incident. Parent’s learned that teacher Stephen Avena — who allegedly allowed a seven-year-old student to soil himself at school and then filed charges against the irate father who confronted him the next [...]

Morning Mug: “Love Isn’t Something You Find. Love Is Something That Finds You.” — Loretta Young

By Alex Ellefson on Mar 31, 2016 07:00 am
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