By Sean Egan on Sep 14, 2016 05:39 pm A 62 year-old Chinese immigrant woman was scammed out of $65,000 in cash and $20,000 in jewelry in what is called the “blessing scam,” said the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. On July 29, Yan Chen, 46, andÂ Yuqub Liang, 57, engaged the elderly victim in conversation multiple times, at around Avenue R and East 21,Â Street to [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 14, 2016 03:00 pm The WOW Cafe & Grill, at 12 Brighton 11 St near Cass Place, is a quaint and comfortable restaurant in a quiet corner of Brighton Beach. Once called the Passion Juice Cafe, the WOW cafe changed ownership in May, but kept the juice bar, and cook. In the newly-owned WOW Cafe, the food is of [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 14, 2016 12:00 pm The election results are in for the primary elections which took place on Tuesday, September 13. The next time to vote will be the Â November 8 general elections. Here are all of your local election results. You can view election results throughout New York City here. State Assembly District 46Â (Coney Island, and Gravesend) Democratic Party [...]
By Sarah Crean on Sep 14, 2016 10:01 am The City’s Health Department confirmed yesterday that a Brooklyn man has been diagnosed with the yearâ€™s first human case of West Nile virus. The man, who has developed encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), had underlying medical conditions and was over the age of 40, the City said. â€œThis seasonâ€™s first case of West Nile virus [...]
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