By Alex Ellefson on May 18, 2016 04:01 pm The 136-year-old Ocean Avenue Footbridge is once again drawing maintenance crews. Con Edison isÂ working to replace the underground power lines that provide electricity to the bridge’s lamps after they stopped working last week. A spokesperson for the company said damage to the power lines is “extensive and repairs will take some time.” Con Edison could [...]
By Carly Miller on May 18, 2016 04:00 pm With over 1,000 choices for a new stove alone, remodeling your kitchen is harder than it looks. Any many of us still rely on the â€œexpertâ€ advice from late-night internet searches, rumors from our neighborâ€™s brotherâ€™s sister-in-law, or the local barber. When it comes to home appliances, everyone knows a guy who knows a guy. [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 18, 2016 01:59 pm The developer tearing down three properties along Sheepshead Bay Road says they will be replaced by a mixed-use, eight-story building that looks like a “lighting bolt” when viewed from the air. The unique, zig-zag design is intended to give most of the building’s apartments a view of the bay, saidÂ Viacheslav Levko, the property’s new owner. [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 18, 2016 10:48 am CBS2 Exclusive: Off-Duty Detective Takes Down Purse Snatching Suspect InÂ Brooklyn https://t.co/VTo0AoY5tA â€” CBS New York (@CBSNewYork) May 18, 2016 They’re always on duty, always ready to help! An off-duty detective’s trip to the Â barbershop turned into a foot chase when he came to the aid of a 72-year-old woman who had her purse snatched in [...]
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By Alex Ellefson on May 17, 2016 07:32 pm Kingsborough Community College President Farley Herzek waded into the discussion about anti-Semitic behavior on CUNY campuses while speaking Sunday at an event memorializing victims of the Holocaust. Herzek, the son of a Holocaust survivor, pushed back against accusations of anti-Semitism at Kingsborough. He warned lawmakers and the media that divisive, unsubstantiated statements about discrimination at [...]