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WHAT’S NEWS VIGIL HELD FOR CYCLIST KILLED IN SUNSET
A vigil for Em Samolewicz, the 18th cyclist killed in New York City traffic this year, was held on the site of her death at the corner of 36th Street and Third Avenue on Tuesday, July 30. Samolewicz, 30, was fatally struck by a truck on Monday after swerving to avoid a parked car’s open door. She was the second cyclist killed on that avenue and the 13th cyclist killed in Brooklyn this year. For more on this story, go to brooklynreporter.com
AMAZON EYEING PARK’S INDUSTRY CITY
Amazon is reportedly in search of a Brooklyn location and is considering Sunset Park’s Industry City, after pulling out from its bid for a Queens headquarters amid intense political criticism earlier this year. The news comes as Industry City’s owners — a partnership of investors including Jamestown, Belvedere Capital and Angelo Gordon — are applying for a controversial rezoning that would reshape the 35-acre property from a largely manufacturing and storage center into an “Innovation Economy Hub” as part of a 10-year, $1 billion redevelopment. For more on this story, see page 4
CONEY ISLANDERS OUTRAGED BY KAISER PARK FERRY PLAN
A small but vocal group of Coney Island residents held a rally on Saturday, July 27 to protest a proposal to put an NYC Ferry landing at the Kaiser Park pier in their neighborhood, charging that having ferries coming and going all day long will ruin their quiet oasis and bring an abrupt end to fishermen’s enjoyment of the waterfront. The pier is located near Bayview Avenue and West 33rd Street, not far from the Gravesend Houses, a New York City Housing Authority development. For more on this story, go to brooklynreporter.com
PLANNED FOURTH AVENUE HOMELESS SHELTERS DIVIDE SUNSET PARK RESIDENTS
MORE BIKE LANES, FEWER PARKING SPACES COMING TO BOROUGH
New York City will increase the pace of bike lane construction, particularly in southern Brooklyn neighborhoods, eliminate “thousands” of parking spaces and increase police enforcement following a spate of cyclist deaths throughout the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg announced on Thursday, July 25. Alongside Trottenberg, the mayor unveiled his “Green Wave” plan as a component of his Vision Zero initiative, which seeks to bring cyclist, pedestrian and driver deaths down to zero by the year 2024. The plan sets a goal of increasing the rate of construction of protected bike lanes to 30 miles per year, up from 20 miles per year at the current rate. For more on this story, go to brooklynreporter.com
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Around 100 Sunset Park residents came out on Tuesday, July 30 to voice their opinion of two homeless shelters to be built at 535 and 555 Fourth Ave. in the coming months, at what turned into a heated forum hosted by Community Board 7. The shelters will primarily provide housing to families experiencing homelessness, with the first floor of each building reserved for retail space. The largest provider of family shelter and supportive housing in the city, Women In Need, will run the shelters. For more on this story, go to brooklynreporter.com.
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Lafayette Playground reopens ahead of schedule BY PAULA KATINAS
A Gravesend park that got a $4.5 million makeover from the city has reopened — four months ahead of schedule — thanks to quick work from the Parks Department and construction contractors. Lafayette Playground, a 1.19acre recreational spot tucked into a corner of Gravesend where Stillwell and Benson avenues meet, reopened on July 25 following its transformation from an asphalt wasteland into a vibrant park with lots of greenery, Councilmember Mark Treyger said. Treyger, a Democrat representing Gravesend, Coney Island and parts of Bensonhurst, said he was happy to see the park welcome families once again. “I’m elated to see this project finished so that the children, seniors and families in our community can enjoy the new and enhanced Lafayette Playground and green spaces,” Treyger said. The new version of Lafayette Playground boasts new playground equipment for kids, an adult fitness area, basketball courts, a walking trail, a picnic area, game tables, water fountains, benches, plantings and a section of synthetic turf where people can practice tai chi and yoga. Treyger plans to host a ribbon cutting ceremony at the park within the next few weeks.
The renovation project closely followed the proposals included in this artist’s rendering of the park.
Rendering courtesy of NYC Parks Department
The date has not yet been set. Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Marty Maher hosted a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of the renovation project in October of 2018. Gravesend residents were invited to submit ideas on
what they wanted to see in the park at a meeting the Parks Department had last year and many of their ideas were incorporated into the design, officials said. “This is not our design. This is your design,” Maher told residents at the
groundbreaking ceremony in October. The Lafayette Playground project was part of the Community Parks Initiative, a program in which the de Blasio administration revitalizes long-neglected parks in densely populated
neighborhoods. Mayor Bill de Blasio started the Community Parks Initiative in 2014. Treyger, who said he had to fight to ensure that Lafayette Playground was included on the Community Parks Initiative list, added that the park
has been on his radar for a long time. “When I lived in Bath Beach on Cropsey Avenue I would frequently walk by and wish the space was better utilized than just being a pile of concrete,” he told the Home Reporter in a text message. Even though the recreational space was lacking, local residents still found uses for it, according to local officials, who said groups of people would gather there in the early mornings for tai chi. “I appreciate the tai chi classes in the morning but knew we could do even more for families,” Treyger said. At the groundbreaking last year, Treyger said he envisioned the park as a space for community-sponsored events like concerts. There are bound to be plenty of students using the newly renovated park. Lafayette Playground sits across the street from the Lafayette Education Complex, a building that houses five small high schools: Kingsborough Early College School, the International High School at Lafayette, the Expeditionary Learning School for Community Leaders, the High School of Sports Management, and Life Academy High School for Film and Music. Two other schools, John Dewey High School and P.S. 212, are located a few blocks away from the park.
Lady Moody’s graveyard: Preserving the city’s oldest burial ground BY MEAGHAN MCGOLDRICK
A historic Gravesend graveyard is getting the Green-Wood treatment. The Old Gravesend Cemetery, located near the corner of Gravesend Neck Road and McDonald Avenue since the mid-17th century, is getting a makeover. The southern Brooklyn burial ground is just one of many public spaces being spruced up this summer as part of the New York City Parks Department’s Citywide Monuments Conservation Program. Established by Lady Deborah Moody in 1643, the landmarked
cemetery is home to more than 350 gravestones, ranging in dates from the mid-18th century to the mid-1900s. Those buried there include early settlers of Brooklyn, Revolutionary War veterans and maybe even Lady Moody herself. Lady Moody is known for setting one of the earliest examples of urban planning — and for founding Gravesend, the first New World settlement established by a woman. She is believed by many to be buried in the cemetery she brought to life. “This is the last surviving element [of that settlement],” Jonathan Kuhn, director for art and antiquities at the Parks Department, told this paper. “She may very well be buried
Cemetery. It was transferred to the Parks Department 16 years ago. The last known burial in the graveyard dates back to the 1940s, and it is the oldest surviving burial ground in New York City. While it is often closed for restoration purposes, there have been tours of the cemetery in the past. Among them, Halloweenthemed excursions and, most recently, one centered around Women’s History Month. “There is an ongoing investment to making this an accessible place,” Kuhn said. “We’ve had an internship program for maybe 15 years,” she told this paper, “but for the last couple of years it’s been a little more structured through the Department of Education.” Wickremesinghe said her program is a CTE — or career in technical education — host site, “which means that we’re able to give a summer internship experience that’s maybe a little different than an office job.” Since becoming a CTE three years ago, she said her group has done a lot of work within Green-Wood’s public lots. “The city of New York became the stewards of a ton of closed cemeteries, and they reached out to us for help,” she said. “We came out months ago to start planning,” Wickremesinghe said — and just days into the first phase of work, she stressed that progress could already be seen. “It was a mess,” she said. And she’s already seen a difference. “It’s a phase kind of thing, but as my high school band teacher said about instruments, you can’t fall farther than the floor.”
The landmarked Gravesend Cemetery is in the process of being restored by the Parks Department and volunteers from Green-Wood Cemetery.
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here, but there’s no marker.” But there 379 stones, he said — ranging from sandstone and limestone to marble and granite. Volunteers could be seen on Wednesday afternoon resetting markers that had fallen over, power-washing stones and tidying the landscape. For this particular project, the Parks program — founded in 1997 — paired up with GreenWood Cemetery’s summer interns to tackle the rehabilitation. “We’ve got restoration stuff at Green-Wood that could last us another 181 years,” Green-Wood Cemetery President Richard Moylan said, “but we really like helping wherever we can.” “We love working with Parks — it’s just a good neighborhood thing,” Moylan told this paper. He credited Neela Kusum Wickremesinghe, manager of restoration and preservation at the cemetery, with changing the way other people look at GreenWood’s preservation team. “Neela has just been an amazing addition to our staff. We had a preservation team before that was sort of selftrained, but Neela’s just brought us to a whole other level,” Moylan said. “Two or three years ago, Parks wouldn’t have looked to us for expertise.” Founded in 1838, GreenWood Cemetery covers 480 acres and two centuries of city history. Each summer, Wickremesinghe gets a team of high-school interns looking to get their hands dirty. Moylan, Wickremesinghe and Kuhn also all gave credit to Parks Conservator John Saunders, who was hard at work getting a gravestone back upright. Gravesend Cemetery was landmarked in 1976, alongside the parallel Van Sicklen Family
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Hero NYPD first responder Christopher Cranston is laid to rest on Staten Island BY JOHN ALEXANDER JALEXANDER @BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM
It was a solemn and touching funeral service for heroic first responder Christopher Cranston who died of a 9/11related illness on July 20, at the age of 48. The funeral mass took place July 25, at 11 a.m. at St. Christopher’s Roman Catholic Church, 130 Midland Ave. on Staten Island. The retired NYPD detective lived in New Dorp, Staten
Island, but was born, raised and spent his career serving in Brooklyn’s 60th and 62nd Precincts until he retired in 2013. Cranston worked for six months helping in the Ground Zero recovery efforts following the Sept. 11 attacks in Manhattan. He worked on the pile at the twin towers for months before helping sift through the ashes at the Fresh Kills landfill on Staten Island. Dozens of police vehicles lined the streets surrounding the church. Cranston’s fellow officers honored their fallen
brother with a heartfelt rendition of “Amazing Grace.” “Eighteen years ago I lost a good friend that perished in the World Trade Center,” Christopher Cranston’s brother Donald Cranston told this paper. “But I never dreamed that 18 years later I would lose my baby brother to a 9/11-related illness. He was involved with the Little League and he was always involved with his church. He had a big heart and he was always available anytime, anywhere to help anyone in need.” Cranston is survived by his wife Clare and their five children, Kristy, Emma, Andrew, Nick and Christopher Jr.
Pallbearers carrying Christopher Cranston’s casket.
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Hundreds of heroes: Lioni’s to open a new location in Sunset Park BY KELLY MENA
photo courtesy of Cranston family
First responder Christopher Cranston
Brannan doesn’t want cellphone companies selling your data BY PAULA KATINAS
Cellphone customers might not realize it, but telecommunication companies could be sharing their exact location with third parties while they’re talking on the phone. It’s a lucrative business, according to the New York Times, which reported on Tuesday that telecommunications companies and mobile apps make billions of dollars a year from the oftensecretive practice of selling a customer’s geo-location to the highest bidder. According to the Times report, the companies sell the data to digital marketers, retail advertisers, roadside assistance services and even bounty hunters. But sharing data that pinpoints a cellphone user’s location could soon become illegal in New York City. Councilmember Justin Brannan has introduced a bill that would outlaw the practice and impose hefty fines on companies that violate the law. Brannan’s bill would prohibit telecommunications compa-
nies and mobile apps from selling or sharing a consumer’s geolocation within New York City. Violators would face fines of up to $10,000 a day and that fine would be imposed even if the company shares data from just a single cellphone customer. “We’re seeing major telecommunications companies cashing in on the average working person’s private location data. A person can sign up for cell service and their data can end up in the hands of five different companies and shady geo-locating entities,” Brannan said in a statement. The bill does carve out exceptions. Data requested by law enforcement agencies and information required by federal, state or city law would be exempt. And companies would be permitted to share users’ data if the customer agrees to it. If passed by the City Council and signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, Brannan’s bill would become the first law of its kind in the country. There is currently no federal law to prevent the practice of geolocation sharing.
An iconic Bensonhurst sandwich shop has gotten a second coming. Residents of Sunset Park are set to become part of the Lioni Italian Heroes family as the Italian-American shop officially expects to open there on Thursday or Friday, this paper has learned. The sandwich shop, a Brooklyn staple, has a long history of delivering some of the area’s best Italian-American subs — with some of the best Italian-American names. Why not order the Marty Golden (not Italian, but local!), a chicken cutlet, mozzarella, roasted peppers and balsamic vinegar sandwich named for the eight-term state senator unseated in November? Or the Martin Scorsese, a hero with Italian sausage and melted white American cheese? For music lovers, try the Frank Sinatra, topped with the croon-
er’s favorite: salami and fresh mozzarella. “We’re just so excited! The community outreach and interaction we’ve had already in the
neighborhood has been phenomenal. One woman just called a couple of days ago to see if it was really us moving down the street from her,” Paul DiSpirito,
The Doo Wopper Hero.
owner of Lioni’s, said. The new location at 406 36th St. will be open MondaySaturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., for eating and catering.
Image courtesy of Lioni’s
Amazon eyeing Sunset Park’s Industry City BY JEFFERY HARRELL & NED BERKE EDITORIAL @BROOKLYNREPORTER.COM
Amazon is reportedly in search of a Brooklyn location and is considering Sunset Park’s Industry City, after pulling out from its bid for a Queens headquarters amid intense political criticism earlier this year. The online retailer is evaluating potential Brooklyn locations for a logistics facility (not the same thing as the “HQ2” that had been planned for Long Island City), from which it could rapidly deliver orders to customers, Crain’s reported.
Industry City’s 5.27 millionsquare-foot campus has waterfront access and sits in the shadow of the BrooklynQueens Expressway. A spokesperson for Amazon told this paper that there is no deal with Industry City, but that Amazon is constantly evaluating new real estate opportunities. The news comes as Industry City’s owners — a partnership of investors including Jameston, Belvedere Capital and Angelo Gordon — are applying for a controversial rezoning that would reshape the 35-acre property from a largely manufacturing and storage center into an “Innovation Economy Hub” as part of a 10-year, $1
billion redevelopment. The redevelopment plan would reduce the property’s current 1.7 million square feet of storage space, and eliminate 679,960 square feet of vacant space — much of which is in need of serious repairs. Industry City officials would not speculate on the impact of a large tenant like Amazon, but said their current plans are to pursue their rezoning. “Our plans for ULURP have not changed,” Industry City spokesperson Lisa Serbaniewicz said, referring to the rezoning process. She noted, however, that signing Amazon on as a tenant would
not require outside approval from the City Council or input from local stakeholders. “This kind of deal can be done as-of-right.” Brownstoner’s Cate Corcoran notes that Amazon already has space next door, at Salmar Properties’ Liberty View Industrial Plaza. The eretailer signed a five-year lease for 1 million square feet in 2015, and Corcoran suggests the leak could be a negotiation tactic. “Their lease is up in two years, so letting it be known they’re looking around could help them negotiate better lease terms, or they could be looking for more space,” Corcoran writes.
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Dead body found under the Verrazzano Bridge
The body that police pulled from underneath the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge. BY TODD MAISEL
A man in his 20s was found floating next to the VerrazzanoNarrows Bridge off Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge on Saturday afternoon, according to police from the 68th Precinct. Police said they were investigating whether the man, uniden-
tified as of Sunday afternoon, was the owner of a car that had been left on the bridge earlier on Saturday. The body was found by fishermen at 5:49 p.m. floating on the Brooklyn side of the bridge next to the promenade bike path, police say. Police from the Harbor Unit and Emergency Service Unit brought the body up to the
Fort Hamilton concrete dock and then onto the bike path, which was then closed off to weekend riders. Councilmember Justin Brannan, who represents Bay Ridge, argued earlier this summer that the Bridges and Tunnels unit of the MTA should install suicide-prevention barriers along the Verrazzano.
Two-alarm fire in Sunset Park brownstone leaves four injured BY JAIME DEJESUS JDEJESUS @BROOKLYNREPORTER
A two-alarm fire occurred inside a Sunset Park home in Sunset Park early this morning, injuring four. FDNY reported that the fire occurred on the top floor of the three-story brownstone at 368 50th St. at around 2:48 a.m. Three firefighters and one civilian were taken to an area hospital with minor injuries. Firefighters deemed the situation under control at around 4:16 a.m. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation by the Bureau of Fire Investigation.
The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton. MAN ARRESTED IN ATTACK: A 47-year-old man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a 40-year-old man on Ovington Avenue between Fifth and Sixth Avenues on July 25. According to reports, at around 5:50 p.m., the two got into an argument and the suspect allegedly punched the victim in the face. The victim was taken to NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn for treatment. BRAWLER BUSTED: A 19-year-old man was arrested for allegedly punching another man, 30, several times in the face and then displaying a
ABOVE AND AT RIGHT: Scenes from the Bay Ridge apartment fire. BY JAIME DEJESUS
Firefighters at the scene of the two-alarm fire in Sunset Park. Images via Twitter.com/NYRRT knife at Colonial Road and 76th Street on July 24at around 2:35 p.m. According to the police, the suspect had a bag of 52 grams of marijuana on him when he was nabbed. RIDE MY BICYCLE: An unknown burglar broke into the garage of a home on 78th Street between 12th and 13th Avenues and stole a bike on July 23 at around 7 p.m. Cops say the detached garage was unlocked but closed. Cops say the intruder then used a pole to hold the garage door open, stole the Trek bike and fled in an unknown direction. No arrests have been made. CHECKS & BALANCES: Cops say an unknown crook stole mail containing a check from a mailbox at 12th Ave-
nue and 65th Street after it was deposited there by the writer, a 46-year-old woman, on May 28 at around 2 p.m. According to the police, the $1,100 check made out by the victim to Greenley Camp was taken and altered, with the name of the payee changed. Cops say it was then cashed through TD Mobile Deposit. The victim reported the incident on July 23. WATERED DOWN: A water meter was stolen from a home on 70th Street between 13th and 14th Avenues on July 22 at 1:45 p.m. Cops say the perp broke into the property and took the item, worth $300. The victim, a 43-yearold man, says he doesn’t lived at the home which is boarded up in preparation for demolition. No arrests have been made.
A fire occurred inside a Bay Ridge building earlier this week. According to FDNYalerts via Twitter, there was a multiple dwelling fire inside the second floor of a four-story apartment building at 338 96th Street with “all hands” required at around 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 29. Two battalion chiefs were
The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend. HIT AND RUN: A 53year-old man was beaten and nearly robbed by two men at 15th Avenue and 65th Street on July 25 at around 11 p.m. Cops say the man was walking eastbound on 65th Street when the pair of crooks approached him and demanded his wallet. Both of the perps punched the man before fleeing eastbound on 15th Avenue. No arrests have been made. DOGGIE BAG: Two women attempted to steal a bag of dog food from a pet shop near 86th Street and Stillwell Avenue, injuring a shopper in the process, on July 24 at
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on site as well as the Red Cross and the NYPD. No injuries had been reported and the fire was reported as under control 17 minutes after firefighters
arrived. There has been no official cause of the fire. However, a witness told this paper, “Someone smoking in bed or fell asleep near his bed.”
around 2:05 p.m. Cops say one of the suspects grabbed the bag of food, pushed a 35-year-old woman to the ground, and ran out of the store. She then got into a car. When someone went in front of the car to stop the thieves from fleeing the area, the second woman got out of the car and pushed the person while the other woman threw the bag of food out of the car window. The two then took off. No arrests have been made.
allegedly attacking another man, also 31, with a knife at 20th Avenue and 86th Street on July 25 at around 4:35 a.m. According to the police, the two got into an argument after the suspect asked the victim for money. The suspect then allegedly punched the victim in the face, pulled out a knife and swung it in his direction, cutting his shirt. Cops found the knife inside the suspect’s pocket following the arrest.
BROTHERLY LOVE: A 21-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attacking his 17year-old brother with a chair inside a deli at 66th Street and 17th Avenue on July 26 at around 11:16 p.m. Cops allege the suspect also punched the teen in the face and body.
NIGHTMARE: A woman, 21, was robbed by an unknown crook while she was sleeping inside a D train near 86th Street and Bay Parkway on July 27 at around 5 a.m. Cops say the thief cut the victim’s purse and took her credit cards. Later, the perp used the credit card at a deli on Stillwell Avenue. No arrests have been made.
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ABOVE AND AT LEFT: Scenes from last year’s Night Out Against Crime in Shore Road Park. BY EDITORIAL STAFF The 68th Precinct will continue the long-standing tradition that takes place all over the country, with its annual National Night Out, an event designed to bring police together with the community. The precinct will throw an all-out party in Shore Road Park at 79th Street beginning at 6 p.m. and running to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Organized by the 68th Precinct Community Council, this year’s iteration will again include a con-
cert by popular local group Alive ‘N’ Kickin’. “We have quite a number of community groups that participate,” said Council President David Ryan last year, noting that, while some are anticrime specific, many are geared towards community life in general. Each year, the event is highly attended thanks to its activities and commitment to putting a stop to local crime. “We’ve had up to 5,000 people attend this event,” Ryan said. “It not only shows com-
munity support for the local police department, but it also shows that our local police officers want to interact with citizens and community as a whole and to enjoy a fun-filled night together. We offer free hot dogs too.” Anti-crime initiatives on hand will include etching for cars and a high-tech practice through which attendees can get their smartphones registered in case they get lost. “We also have anti-crime tips at the table,” Ryan said. “People look forward to see-
ing all those community groups. And there’s a chance for them to interact with the police and express concerns they might have about the community as well as some support for our local police, which is always appreciated.” The event will also offer attendees the opportunity to meet and learn about local elected officials. “It will be a great opportunity to interact with elected officials,” Ryan said. “They all have tables at the event and it’s a chance for them and their staff to meet
and greet constituents, and explain what their mission is. “And, as they do every year, attendees will also get to meet some candidates currently eyeing local seats, while youngsters get to sit in police vehicles brought to the park for just that purpose, or frolic to their heart’s content in bouncy houses. Adults can also participate in raffles for a range of prizes that help pay for the night of fun,” said Ryan. Sponsors for the event this year include The Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator, Century
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BOROUGHWIDE — Two Brooklyn deli owners say National Grid may cost them $400,000 by refusing to supply natural gas to a new burger restaurant they’re planning in Brooklyn, according to Bloomberg News. The two men are victims of a face-off between the gas utility and state regulators since New York and New Jersey have denied approvals for the planned $1 billion Williams Cos. Pipeline expansion. Williams Cos. plans to reapply, but in the meantime, National Grid is declining to approve any new contracts to supply gas. BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — The buyers of the $9.8 million Brooklyn Heights townhouse at 16 Sidney Place are horror movie producer Jason Blum, known for “Paranormal Activity” and “The Purge,” and his wife, television writer Lauren Schuker Blum, according to the New York Post. The house previously belonged to the late hedge-fund manager Sanjay Valvani, who killed himself after being charged with insider trading. The 22-foot-wide, five-story property features six bedrooms, four full bathrooms, an elevator, radiant-heated floors, an open-air cabana and a dining patio. The master suite includes built-in cabinets, a spa-like bathroom, office space and a terrace.
CHURCH RECEIVES GRANT FOR MURAL
STUYVESANT HEIGHTS — The New York Landmarks Conservancy has given the 146-year-old Stuyvesant Heights Christian Church a $30,000 grant to repair a large stained-glass mural, according to the Brooklyn Paper. “We feel it is very important to help maintain religious structures that provide a sense of history and place to communities,” said Peg Breen, leader of the conservancy. The church, at 69 MacDonough St., is an example of 19th century Gothic Revival architecture. In addition to worship services, it sponsors a preschool, after-school program and food pantries.
AMAZON, PRO AND CON
SUNSET PARK — Sunset Park residents are divided about the possible impact of the storage and shipping facility that Amazon reportedly wants to build in Industry City, according to the Brooklyn Paper. Adrian Roman, a member of a community group called El Grito, said, “Those are low-paying jobs. They don’t really help the community.” Councilmember Carlos Menchaca said that in its existing facilities, Amazon “terrorizes immigrants and treats its workers like robots.” But real estate lawyer Jeffrey Cintron said, “It’s going to be a huge plus. A distribution facility has to have blue-collar jobs.”
GOWANUS COALITION SEEKS ZONING INPUT
GOWANUS — The Gowanus Neighborhood Coalition for Justice, made up of groups that advocate for the area’s low-income tenants, has called for the city to create an Environmental Special District within the area in Gowanus that it wants to rezone. One of the area’s challenges is to mitigate the untreated waste spewing into the Gowanus Canal when the city’s sewers are overwhelmed by runoff from heavy rains. The city estimates that the rezoning would create 8,200 new apartments in the neighborhood, and environmentalists fear the impact that added waste could bring. The coalition also wants the city to invest in local parks, increase the number of street trees and address critical needs at the area’s three NYCHA projects.
BODY DISCOVERED NEAR HOME DEPOT
CONEY ISLAND — A man’s body was discovered in a wooded area behind a Coney Island Home Depot on Sunday, according to the New York Post. A passerby came across the victim, who police said was probably in his 30s, around noon on Sunday in the woods behind the store. The victim was lying face down and bleeding from his head, police said.
BIKE LANE PROPOSAL SLAMMED
SHEEPSHEAD BAY — Southern Brooklyn community boards criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio for saying he would “just give the order” to install new bike lanes if the boards obstruct city efforts to build them. Theresa Scavo, chair of Community Board 15, which includes Sheepshead Bay and Brighton Beach, says the city has often ignored the board and “unilaterally decided to remove parking in southern Brooklyn.” Bob Tracy, a member of Marine Park’s CB 18, said that rather than protect bikers from cars, the mayor’s plan would put pedestrians in danger from cyclists. The mayor’s plan would add 80 miles of protected bike lanes to city streets.
BRA STOPS SHOOTER’S BULLET
BROWNSVILLE — A woman’s bra strap stopped a bullet from penetrating her back during a Brownsville shooting on Saturday night, according to Newsweek. Daniesa Mardaugh was one of thousands of people who attended the Old Timers Day event where the mass shooting broke out around 11 p.m., leaving one person dead and at least 11 injured. When EMS
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A small but vocal group of Coney Island residents held a rally on Saturday to protest a proposal to put a ferry landing at the Kaiser Park pier in their neighborhood, charging that having ferries coming and going all day long will ruin their quiet oasis and bring an abrupt end to fishermen’s enjoyment of the waterfront. See brooklyneagle.com for the full story. personnel unhooked Mardaugh’s bra, the bullet was just sitting in the strap and fell out, police said. Police Commissioner James O’Neill said the NYPD is looking into whether the shooting was gang-related.
TAXI DRIVERS OFFER REWARD
BROWNSVILLE — Taxi drivers’ advocates are upset over the robbery and murder of cabbie Nomen Saleemi on Williams Avenue in Brownsville on Friday. “This was a young man, a brother, a son, a nephew, a cousin, a good human being whose life was taken senselessly,” said Fernando Mateo, spokesperson for the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers. The group is offering a $5,000 reward for anyone with information about Saleemi’s death. They are also calling on the city to make cabbies’ jobs safer. Saleemi’s family said he had been driving with the Everywhere Car Service for about two years and was about to start a new job at a pharmaceutical company.
PHYSICIAN, HEAL THYSELF
FORT GREENE — A female anesthesiologist who was heartbroken after a fellow physician ended their romance threatened to kill him and his mother with a muscle relaxant, according to the New York Post. Pik Lee allegedly refused to end the relationship, even groping Francisco Sebastiani while he performed surgery at the Brooklyn Hospital Center, according to a lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court. Even as Sebastiani went through residencies in various hospitals, Lee “spewed a barrage of lewd, profane, explicit and threatening text messages and emails … that included gun, bomb, knife and syringe emojis,” the lawsuit alleged.
IRON MAIDEN STORMS BARCLAYS
DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Forbes’ Derek Scancarelli recently reviewed Iron Maiden’s two nights of concerts at Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. The British heavy metal group “pummeled through decades of hits among an evolving assortment of stage props, thematic backdrops and pyrotechnics,” the review said. Iron Maiden front man Bruce Dickinson changed his attire for each song’s theme — from fighter pilot goggles to the parka of an Arctic soldier. Guitarist Dave Murray said the group performs “an adrenaline driven show. There are quiet, moody parts in some songs, but it’s basically full-on.”
POST OFFICE ROBBERS SOUGHT
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — A group of men is wanted for repeatedly stabbing and then robbing a young man behind a post office in Bedford-Stuyvesant, according to PIX11. The group confronted the victim on July 20 at the rear of 1205 Atlantic Ave. The victim was stabbed three times in the upper torso and arm, police said. The robbers took $20, then fled in an unknown direction.
BABY PRONOUNCED DEAD
EAST FLATBUSH — A 25-day-old baby was pronounced dead in East Flatbush on Saturday after authorities responded to a call about an unconscious child, according to silive.com.
Police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious child inside an apartment at 1242 East 72nd St. EMS workers transported the male child, who was later identified as Nio Kiellman, to Brookdale Hospital Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
PARK SLOPE CO-OP FEATURED
PARK SLOPE — The New York Times, in its “What’s Selling Now” real estate column, recently wrote about “Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million.” The only Brooklyn home mentioned in the column was 397 Seventh Ave. in Park Slope, a co-op in a prewar building that includes a “breakfast bar,” a washer-dryer and a living room with fireplace. The co-op sold for $1.325 million, with monthly maintenance charges of $748.
CAR BREAK-IN IN THE HEIGHTS
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — A thief broke into a car in Brooklyn Heights and stole a backpack with $40,000 in cash inside, according to the New York Post. The suspect, a young white man who wore a blue-hooded sweater and brown shorts, was caught on video on July 11 on Joralemon Street near Hicks Street. He used a wrench to break into the Jeep’s passenger window, quickly stole the backpack and fled on foot. The owner, a 52-year-old man, had left the backpack unattended in the car, police said.
DOMINICAN CHOCOLATE SHOP OPENS
WILLIAMSBURG — Rizek Cacao, a well-known manufacturer of chocolate bars in the Dominican Republic, has opened its first shop in the United States. The store, Kahkow, is located at 97 N. 10th St. near Berry Street in Williamsburg. Kahkow sells chocolate bars, chocolate for cooks, baked goods and other ingredients, according to The New York Times. Soon, the café expects to start roasting cacao on the premises.
DISTURBED MAN THREATENS COPS
EAST NEW YORK — The Sergeants Benevolent Association on Sunday tweeted a video of a man walking into the 75th Precinct in East New York with what they say was a drawn knife. When the man refused to drop his weapon, one of the officers tased him, causing him to fall to the ground and allowing the cops to subdue him, according to PIX11. NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan commented on Twitter, “Cops face split second, life & death decisions every day. When an emotionally disturbed man holding a long knife walked into the NYPD75Pct and asked to be shot, these cops reacted quickly.”
GREECE VS. PERSIA IN BAY RIDGE
BAY RIDGE — The Federation of Associated Laconian Studies recently held a commemoration of the Battle of Thermopylae and a tribute to King Leonidas of Sparta, according to the National Herald, a Greek Orthodox publication. The room was packed at the federation’s headquartered in Bay Ridge on July 28. The Battle of Thermopylae, in 480 B.C., pitted an alliance of Greek city-states led by King Leonidas against the Persian Empire led by King Xerxes.
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“Ask the Lawyer” host Mike Connors honored at American Heritage Dinner BY JOHN ALEXANDER JALEXANDER@BROOKLYNEAGLE. COM
Community leaders and elected officials came together for the Conservative Parties of Kings and Queens Counties’ American Heritage Dinner on Tuesday, July 23, at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach. This year’s recipient of the Thaddeus S. Dabrowski American Heritage Award was attorney Mike Connors of Connors & Sullivan Attorneys at Law, host of the popular “Ask the Lawyer” radio show on AM970. Connors is a community leader who has been honored by numerous civic organizations in the borough, including the Bay Ridge Community Council, the Boy Scouts of America, the Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, the Bay Ridge Center and the American Legion. The entire evening was a heartfelt tribute to Connors, who was born in Manhattan and moved to Bay Ridge when he was four years old. After graduating from Pace University, he served in the Army. Upon his return from service, he enrolled in Brooklyn Law School and graduated in 1979 as a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. Connors opened his private practice in Bay Ridge in 1981 and formed Connors & Sullivan, an elder law firm that specializes in trusts and estates and estate planning. He resides in Bay Ridge with his wife Beth and son Michael and is an active member of the Brooklyn Conservative Party. Brooklyn Conservative Party Vice Chair David Ryan hosted the event. Among the elected officials in attendance were Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, New York State Conservative Party Chair Jerry Kassar, Brooklyn Conservative Party Chair Fran
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Brooklyn Conservative Party Vice Chair David Ryan with comedian and radio talk show host Joe Piscopo. and New York State Assemblymember Simcha Eichenstein. Also attending were former State Sen. Marty Golden and former New York State Conservative Party Chair Mike Long. Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, president and chief executive officer of Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens, delivered the invocation. Dozier Hasty, publisher and owner of daily and weekly newspapers including the Brooklyn Eagle, Home Reporter and Spectator, was also in attendance. Comedian, singer, radio talk show host and former star of
“Saturday Night Live” Joe Piscopo was at the event to salute his friend Connors. Piscopo said that it was an honor to be at the dinner and credited Connors with helping him straighten out his life. Piscopo introduced Connors, saying, “It is with great pride and great respect that I introduce a great New Yorker who doesn’t forget about his religion, his family or his community. He’s the most dedicated man I know and one of the most brilliant men I know.” Republican New York businesswoman Scherie Murray and retired NYPD Police Officer John Cummings were also at the dinner; both are running for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s seat in New York’s 14th District. Ryan called the event one of the most successful dinners the party has ever had and credited Connors’ selection as honoree as the reason for the large turn-out. LoPinto praised Connors’ “level of conviction to great moral values and how he promotes those in the most exceptional of ways, most especially with the radio station he is involved with.” Vella-Marrone called Connors “simply a great man and one of the first people I met in the Conservative Party back in 1980.” She explained Connors became an elder care lawyer because of his concern for his aging parents at the time. “He
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Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, New York State Conservative Party Chair Jerry Kassar, honoree Mike Connors, Brooklyn Conservative Party Chair Fran Vella-Marrone, Queens Conservative Party Chair Thomas Long and Queens Councilmember Robert Holden. wanted to help other people so he chose a field where he could concentrate on that. Mike embodies the principles of God, country and family,” she added. Connors appeared deeply touched by the outpouring of love for him in the room. “I want to thank everyone for being here tonight. It’s really appreciated,” he said before asking everyone from his law firm to stand up and be recognized. “Sometimes when I go out of state or go to visit relatives in Texas, people ask me ‘what’s the Conservative Party, and why are you a Conservative? Why aren’t you just a Republican, aren’t Republicans good enough? Well, the reason I’m a Conservative is because Conservatives stand for principles and values,” he explained.
Honoree Mike Connors with his son Michael, comedian and radio talk show host Joe Piscopo and staff of AM970 The Answer radio station.
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Congressional candidate Scherie Murray, second from left, with Republican District Leader John Quaglione, center, among friends and supporters.
Former State Sen. Marty Golden, Msgr. Alfred LoPinto and former OLPH Pastor Charles McDonald. Malliotakis thanked Connors, calling him a proud American who truly believes in his conservatism and in his nation and for “all he does for senior citizens, the Brooklyn community, the Catholic community and the veterans community.” Kassar also praised Connors for his many contributions to
the community. “Mike Connors is one of those special people that contributes so much in so many different ways to the people of Bay Ridge and our city,” Kassar told this paper. “I applaud the Brooklyn and Queens Conservative Parties in recognizing his contributions at a wonderfully successful dinner.”
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child, John Nicholas, was born on Nov. 12, 1984. Prior to his service in the Mayor’s Office, Bigolski worked several odd jobs throughout the ’70s, including fabric salesman, counselor in an inner-city charity and day school, gas station and gas truck inspector, and short-order cook. He completed his bachelor’s degree in sociology through City College in 1980 and took on a series of state and city jobs until he joined the Mayor’s Office of Midtown Enforcement in 1994, staying until his retirement. Bigolski was an avid fisherman, casting his line along the New York City and Long Island waterfronts. He had a thorough knowledge of the region’s beaches, inlets and bays. “On Long Island, as a kid, when we would go fishing and I’d see him haul in a really, really big fish it would impress upon me as a kid the strength and the power of staying in the fight. That’s a strong memory in my mind,” Bigolski’s son recalled. Bigolski was a lifelong Mets fan, having been a devout Brooklyn Dodgers fan and an enemy of the Yankees. He frequently recounted early childhood memories of hopping local buses with other kids down to Ebbets Field. As a Mets fan, he watched
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Eye on REAL ESTATE Check out Greenpoint’s new waterfront green spaces By Lore Croghan INBrooklyn
I’m the nerd who always exhorts you to walk, walk, walk to see the best of Brooklyn. Today I’m going to encourage you to loaf around instead. How else will you experience Greenpoint’s two new waterfront parks the way they deserve to be experienced? They’re best appreciated by visitors who plan to stay a while, and just sit here and watch the river flow, as Bob Dylan famously sang. So bring friends, bring a book, bring a blanket so you
can enjoy some leisure time on the green lawns. One of the two parks is revamped and refurbished rather than absolutely brand-new. I’ll tell you more about it in a minute. If you don’t live within walking distance from Greenpoint, your most entertaining way to get there is, as always, the NYC Ferry. The route from Brooklyn Bridge Park to Williamsburg to Greenpoint offers a big dose of Brooklyn waterfront scenery — and vistas of skyscrapers in Lower and Midtown Manhattan, from the World Trade Center to the Chrysler Building.
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When you walk to the end of the dock, you find the entrance to the new green space is right there.
This appealing public waterfront space is located in front of a residential tower called INBrooklyn photos by Lore Croghan The Greenpoint. This waterfront space belongs to the city Department of Parks and Recreation. It has a 275-foot promenade on the edge of the East River, 33 trees, low-rise plantings, a lawn and 312 linear feet of benches. The 29,500-square-foot green space stands in front of a driveway that leads from India Street to The Greenpoint’s front entrance. Mack Real Estate and Palin Enterprises are the codevelopers of the 40-story tower in conjunction with Urban Development Partners. Ismael Leyva Architects designed the building, which has rental apartments on the lower floors and condos on the upper floors. When I looked at The Greenpoint’s website the other day, available rental apartments ranged in price from $3,060 per month for a studio to $5,380 per month for a two-bedroom unit. Some condo sales have closed at The Greenpoint. For instance, city Finance Department records indicate, a unit on the 29th floor sold for $2,235,058 and a 36thfloor apartment sold for $2,158,690.
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The waterfront green space also has a 4,000-square-foot playground whose construction
wasn’t quite finished the day I was there. Some of the playground equipment looks a little bit like abstract sculptures.
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You can also sit and watch the sunset. I did. It was splendid. But the pictures I took at dusk are prettier than the sunset shots. A dinner-time picnic would be fun at Newtown Barge Park. There are nearby restaurants that would be good places to get a to-go dinner. A promenade was added to imThe Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory is a few blocks away on prove public access to the shoreline. Commercial Street. You might want to eat dessert there beThis particular bit of shoreline is the cause if you carry ice cream all the way to the park in this East River, very near where Newtown weather, you could wind up with a drippy mess. Creek empties into it. The park has a lovely swath of lawn, pretty plantings and a fenced-in sports field suitable for baseball and soccer. If you’re at Newtown Barge Park when the weather’s nice, you’ll see the sun glinting on the windows of an adjacent apartment tower whose address is 41 Blue Slip. It’s part of a 22-acre, multi-building shoreline development called Greenpoint Landing that Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group are building. By the way, these developers were also obligated by the 2005 rezoning to construct publicly accessible waterfront space. Last year, they opened a section of that green space. It runs between
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Grasses grow in neat rows in the green space outside The Greenpoint. — Continued from page 10INB — The Greenpoint’s developers were required to build the waterfront green space, give it to the city and promise to fund its maintenance. A 2005 rezoning imposed this requirement on developers of the neighborhood’s waterfront sites. By the way, the park outside The Greenpoint is open from dawn until dusk. It’s a tranquil spot to watch the sunset. If you point your camera in the right direction, you’ll be able to include the Empire State Building in your pictures.
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The second green space I want to show you is Newtown Barge Park. To get there from The Greenpoint, Here’s the playground equipment outside The Greenpoint. walk inland to Franklin Street and 41 Blue Slip and another tower of theirs, 37 Blue Slip. stroll several blocks north to Commercial Street. Newtown Barge Park was an existing city park. Plans to expand it were made several years ago. SUNRISE, SUNSET, SUNRISE, SUNSET Also by the way, the construction of residential towers marks a new phase in the history of the Greenpoint waterfront. In the 19th century, the area was a shipbuilding mecca. — CONDO FOR SALE — More than a dozen shipbuilding firms moved to the neighbor1 Bedroom Condo For Sale. Fully Renovated, hood from Manhattan in the 1850s, the city Landmarks PreservaStainless Steel Appl. tion Commission’s designation report about the Greenpoint Wood Floors, Washer and Dryer; and Private storage Historic District says. The famous ironclad Civil War vessel, the 102 GUERNSEY ST. Monitor, was made in Greenpoint. Brooklyn, NY 11222 But more about Newtown Barge Park. It’s open from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. Asking $549,000 This means you can do outdoor yoga at sunrise — though I Owner: 516-301-8357 don’t have the self-discipline to get up that early, so I don’t have any photos of anything like that. Week of August—1,A2019 • INBROOKLYN — A Special Section of Brooklyn Eagle/HeightsPress/Home Press/HomeReporter/Brooklyn Reporter/BrooklynSpectator/Brooklyn Spectator/BrooklynRecord/Greenpoint Record/Greenpoint Gazette Gazette •• 11INB Week of August 1–7, 2019 • INBROOKLYN Special Section of Brooklyn Daily Eagle/Brooklyn Eagle/Heights
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have two takeaways from last week’s five to four United States Supreme Court decision allowing the president to use Defense Department funds to build part of a border wall. One, it was the right decision. Since the founding of the nation, border security has been within the control of the president. The wall constitutes an element of that security. The two lower courts that placed a freeze on the use of these funds pushed up against this constitutional and historically supported role. Now, the president can do his job. My second takeaway is that as the months roll by and the president’s nominees to the federal district courts and appeals courts are confirmed, the many conservative policy initiatives the president has proposed will be implemented
essentially unimpeded by the courts. Give the president a second term and for 20 years to follow, his impact on everything from immigration to trade and economic policy might meet a congressional challenge, but not much of a judicial one. *** Since Bill de Blasio took over as mayor five and a half years ago, we have seen him, aided by the City Council that has shifted to the far left, allow disrespect for law enforcement go unchecked as they pushed policy changes as well as changes in the NYPD patrol guide that hinder law enforcement’s ability to do its job. This year, with a state legislature amplifying the city through the enactment of legislation more focused on criminal rights than the victims of crime, with an echo that the police do more
harm than good, the bottom fell out of police officers’ commanding the respect they need to do their jobs. It might not be a simple thing to turn this around. The political leadership that has disrespected a proud service and wishes to make it just a job has had its effect. Police who are assaulted (and dropping a bucket of water on your head is an assault) need to believe that they can make arrests and the local electeds as well as the higher ups will stand up for them. Arrests need to be made and district attorneys such as Brooklyn’s Eric Gonzalez and the Bronx’s Darcel Clark — who ran for election questioning the actions of police as though they were the criminals — need to back the police on any arrests they make in these increasingly numerous assaults.
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Give the president a second term and for 20 years to follow, his impact on everything from immigration to trade and economic policy might meet a congressional challenge, but not much of a judicial one. *** The Brooklyn and Queens Conservative Parties held an absolutely incredible joint event honoring attorney, radio personality and altruistic Bay Ridge resident Michael Connors at Russo’s on the Bay last week. The event, which raises funds for each county party’s political action
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realize, as Brooklynites, we often complain. I also understand that, as a community, we won’t always agree. And that’s okay. But looking to be disagreeable at every turn by taking the most extreme position and criticizing good news stories by assuming the worst? That’s really something to complain about. Recently, Councilmember Justin Brannan secured significant funding for Reaching-Out Community Services food pantry in Bensonhurst, after it had been forced to make major cuts to its program. On the Facebook post from this paper sharing the article covering the good news, the comments were rife with ugly posts. People railed against helping to feed immigrants and politicians who “advocate for illegals.” When about 12 percent of American
households are food insecure and deal with hunger, it is almost inconceivable that the news of a 30-year community organization, currently feeding thousands of Brooklyn families from 16 zip codes, would be met with such negativity. Some people seem to be so intent on treating undocumented people, including children, cruelly, that they would end programs helping many struggling Americans if, in their eyes, there is a chance an immigrant might receive assistance. On July 11, the expansion of the school zone speed camera program that State Sen. Andrew Gounardes sponsored went into effect. In addition to the cameras now operating year round on weekdays from 6 a.m. until 10 p.m., many have begun noticing new cameras popping up, as the city works toward having 2000
operational by 2021. Local social media groups have recently seen posts about new “speed trap” locations as part of what many describe as a “money grab” by the city. But speed cameras simply do what an officer would and, in fact, only ticket drivers traveling 11 mph or more above the posted limit. They aren’t nabbing someone who slightly exceeds the limit momentarily. They are citing those who are speeding egregiously.
Nobody’s need to get where they’re going a bit more quickly should trump everyone else’s well-being. I made the comparison that traveling 36 mph in a 25 mph zone is the equivalent of doing 92 on a highway with a 65 mph limit. Though
committee, was the largest in many years with several hundred in attendance. Fran Vella-Marrone chairs the Brooklyn organization and Tom Long the Queens party. Radio personalities Joe Piscopo and Kevin McCullough were there to support their friend and radio colleague. Both spoke and played significant roles. There were plenty of elected officials in attendance including Assemblymembers Nicole Malliotakis and Simcha Eichenstein as well as Councilmembers Kalman Yeger, Eric Ulrich and Bob Holden. Former State Sens. Marty Golden and Serph Maltese, who is also a past chairperson of the New York State Conservative Party, were there. Mike and Eileen Long were there, looking
rested and relaxed. Msgr. Alfred LoPinto, the CEO of Catholic Charities, was there to pay tribute to his board member Mike Connors and to perform an invocation. Mike Connors was accompanied by his wife Beth and son Michael. His remarks covered the bevy of activities that keep him busy. And, frankly, he is busy. He is a successful attorney providing important services to seniors and all in multiple boroughs, an activist for Catholic War veterans, involved in many aspects of the Catholic Church, including Catholic Charities, a supporter of the Conservative Party and conservative causes, a historian who has led the respected Civil War Roundtable and, of course, a father and husband. Congratulations, Mike.
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nobody would contend a driver getting pulled over for traveling that fast on a highway had been trapped, many decided that my likefor-like correlation was ridiculous because they feel going 44 percent or more above the speed limit on city streets shouldn’t warrant any repercussions. It's easy to avoid getting one of these tickets. Just don't violate the law egregiously. This isn't like not moving your car in time for alternate side. Speeding is a public safety issue. Nobody’s need to get where they’re going a bit more quickly should trump everyone else’s well-being. And when it comes to how unsafe our roadways can be,
the rash of cyclists killed this year has made that reality painfully apparent. Just a few days ago, on Tuesday, July 29, a 30-yearold woman riding a bicycle on Third Ave in Sunset Park was killed when the door of a parked car was opened into her path, forcing her in front of a tractor trailer. She is the 18th cyclist killed in New York City this year, with 13 of those fatalities occurring in Brooklyn. In all of 2018, there were 10 such deaths across the city. Two days before this latest tragedy, the New York Post editorial board ran an opinion piece titled, “‘Bike supremacy’ is ruining the city.” As the new Seventh Avenue bike lane implementation began to take shape in Bay Ridge, some people
griped about it and bike lanes in general. Not everyone rides a bicycle, so it is not surprising some longtime drivers would see bike lanes as an inconvenience, but as a society, we have continually made improvements in public safety by accepting some small level of inconvenience. The law in New York is that it is illegal for anyone over the age of 12 to ride a bicycle on a sidewalk. Wouldn’t we all agree that we should be taking every reasonable step to make it as safe as possible for riders as young as 13 to bike our streets? Why wouldn’t we convert one of three driving lanes on a stretch of road that never sees any significant traffic to a protected bike lane?
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De Blasio’s ‘Green Wave’ will only lead to more bicyclist deaths, injuries
Current bike lanes are paths to more disasters Bike lanes, which — let’s face it — are not protected, no matter what the mayor says, are not the answer to a mounting crisis that saw yet another biker killed in Sunset Park a few days ago. A news report, apparently assuming that a bike lane there could have saved the victim, stated that “there were no bike lanes there,” buying into the false premise that bike lanes are safe lanes for bikers. This assumption is dangerously fooling the public and bikers alike into believing that we just have to add more and more bike lanes. Face the facts: As one who has biked our streets for the better part of 40 years, I can state that our streets are not safe for bikes. The only way to achieve a modicum of safety is to install true bike lanes, protected by metal
fencing, on designated routes. If necessary, move parking aside, but keep in mind that bikers will have to learn that they are not safe on the usual routes. They will have to adjust to not having access to each and every street and byway. There are some streets on which bikers — except, perhaps, daring delivery people — must and can venture, but strictly for business purposes only.
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Bikers — as well as most officeholders and the overzealous lobbying group Transportation Alternatives — claiming that a massive addition of so-called bike lanes are a real answer have seized on a false alternative. Bike lanes as
A painted bike lane. currently constituted will never be effective because drivers — even those who try to respect them — will often have to weave across them and, sad as it may seem, the
Columnist Charles Otey has been at the forefront of the Verrazzano Lifeway Campaign to install a walk-ride-stroll-wheelchair path across the majestic span that would benefit thousands daily and cut down at least some of the massive traffic jams that bedevil those who use the Verrazzano on a regular basis. Transportation Alternatives, once a main supporter of the Lifeway, apparently has pinned its success as a lobbying organization on the zeal of a growing number of bikers who are seeking to criss-cross just about every street and avenue with painted, unprotected bike lanes. Otey is pictured in a 1990s Daily News article about the campaign. Image courtesy of Charles Otey
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Sunset Park bicyclist would not have been spared from death in this instance because an unthinking driver opened a door, sending her careening to her demise. Not only will the campaign for more bike lanes not be productive, those who are urging this red herring are also smearing non-bike riders who don’t want more bike lanes. A case in point is the recent decision by Community Board 10 in Bay Ridge to oppose some of the number of new bike lanes planned by the city under the false banner that “bike lanes protect bikers.” Unfortunately, three local officeholders who were clearly nervous about what they were seeing on the web disagreed, claiming that the will of the people demanded more bike lanes than the board had recommended installing. Poppycock! The pols mistakenly give more credit to online predators than to those who actually vote in regular elections. Most non-bikers (which means a vast majority of voters) resent being inconvenienced and sometimes endangered by more and more bike lanes, and many have stories of dodging speeding bikers on the sidewalks or going the wrong way on major streets and avenues. This almost certainly is why most Board 10 members rejected the added infusion of bike lanes in the Greater Bay Ridge area. Their vote reflected the true will of the area. The officeholders might have satisfied their much-feared online agitators by opposing the recommendation of the board, but they should keep in mind that most of the agit-prop folks either don’t live in their district or won’t vote in the next election. Meanwhile, each biker who is killed or injured should be a reminder that to make the streets safe for bikers we need actual protected, fenced-in bike lanes. Equally as important, keep in mind that we will never have enough law enforcement to ticket each driver who violates a bike lane regulation. The reality is that bikers should drive on designated (yes, restricted) bike routes where the city has erected metal barriers to ensure their safety. A coat of paint is sad consolation to any biker killed or maimed by an errant motorist. And keep in mind that due to the impossibility of enforcing bike lane laws as currently constituted, the slaughter will continue — even if a bike lane is placed on each and every street in the city. The Sunset Park cyclist was the 13th killed in Brooklyn so far this year.
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ccording to histor- pending the invasion. on Third Street between ical accounts, the However, the major Fourth and Fifth Avenues. first shots of the Bat- confrontations Outside the Stone Green-Wood Cemetery our good with friend, Green-Wood school auditorium. AlsoOldconfirst marchgratulations was led bytoformer BrookCommunity Education Council 20,took which is Its the British place House, a remembrance tle of Brooklyn known Green-Wood Cemetery our good friend, Green-Wood school auditorium. Also conkicked off its(also sesquicentenCemetery honcho Richard St. Patrick’s lyn Mayor John Ward Hunter, the 2014at headed by Windsor, be highlighton will land. They were program begin as the Battle of Long Island) kicked off Laurie its sesquicentenCemetery honcho Richard gratulations to and St.will Patrick’s nial commemoration of the Moylan. Pastor, Monsignor Joseph march was led by Society President and ing its June monthly meeting agenda with a gallantly defended by noon, emceed by Execuwere commemoration fired by colonial mili-of this nial the Moylan. Pastor,who Monsignor Joseph start of the Civil War On Memorial Day, the Nagle, just marked his Brooklyn historian Ronald Schweiger. special salute to the PTA/PAs that serve all tiamen July 4,Civil 1776, from the at the tivejust Director Maier. start ofon the War thisMaryland On400Memorial Day,13th the 40th Nagle, who marked his past Sunday with a posse cemetery hosted its anniversary as aKim mema hill close to the Narrows in Old Stone House (aka The agenda will include On Sunday, June 22, at 12:30 p.m., the sothe public schools in District 20. The laudatopast Sunday with a posse cemetery hosted its 13th 40th anniversary as a memof mounted cavalry, foot sol- annual free concert with ber of the clergy. the Vechte-Courtelyou reading the names of the area where present-day ciety will be celebrating its 134th anniversary session will take place on Wednesday, June of mounted cavalry, foot solannual free concert with ber of the clergy. diers with muskets, bayonets, the ISO Symphonic Band ••• the Maryland 400 and Fort isat located. The House), on Battle Hill in ry atdirector, the Bay Ridge 476 76th Street. 11, atHamilton 7 sabers, p.m., P.S./I.S. 30, 7001 Fourth Avediers with muskets, bayonets, the Symphonic Band ••• swords, color guards, led byISO founder and The Manor, Fort Hamilton High a colonials sabers, managed color to inflict Green-wood Cemetery narrative about the battle; The the will be society nue. swords, led by founder and keynoter director, The occasion Fort Hamilton High drummers and ladies inguards, Civil Bay Ridge Maestro Brian for School Alumni Association damage on the H.M.S. Asia, and then in theparents swamps the commemoration member and New York State Supreme Court It will also be an opportunity for drummers and ladies in eCivil Bay RidgeSeveral Maestro Brian held SchoolitsAlumni W a r r a Worsdale. members recent Association pre-showwill one ofother the many British warnear the area where conclude with awill rifle salute. Justice Arthur Schack who be from schools to see the interior of W a r e r a ofWorsdale. members held its recent pre-show the band Several are current and annual dinner at Chadwick’s today’s Michael Rawley ships massed innewest the harbor A delegation from thethe State talking about the history of the district's school that was of the band are current and Restaurant, annual dinner 8822 at Chadwick’s former graduates of Fort Third of Maryland is expected to Historic sign on theScouts, Boy prominent Eagle built on the former site of the Bay former of Fort Avenue. Restaurant, 8822 Hamiltongraduates High School. The dinner was Third hostattend. Fort Hamilton Army Scouts, and since he was a Ridge United Methodist Church
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MEEOW MEEOW... Hello there, “I am Panela, a five-yearold, gray and white tuxedo kitty. I have the softest fur and am very sweet, but a little shy. Once I warm up to you, I like to read, watch TV, surf the net and most of the time will even help you with these things. Hamilton High Avenue. TheAlice dinnerFarkouh, was host•••School. ed by Dr. Base heralding the I can also be hapattorney forFHHS Major (aka the Green Church). edformer by Dr. Alice of Farkouh, Michael •••commemorating Connors, the past principal Photo courtesy of Jude Lassow the pily by myself for League Baseball, a few *** Michael partner Connors, the past principal of FHHS founding and and the current president Panela needs a loving home. start of the Battle of long periods, but I hits, runs and strikes. What an absolute terriffounding of partner and and the current president president the Connors of the Alumni Association. Brooklyn. am always availAlso the proic turnout for the street president of law the firm, Connors of the Alumni Association. and Sullivan is Farkouh is on media/Photos by Ted General able for playGALAXY: time at ebrooklyn a moment’s gram will be former co-naming ceremonies in JACKSON “My Cat notice. From Hell” TV proand Sullivan law firm, is Farkouh is the new Kings County comPost of the American Legion State Andrew Gounardes (right) “MyisSen. outstanding quality isSaturday thatFrom Iwith am super melBrooklyn Borough Preshonor of the late, great JACKSON GALAXY: “My Cat Hell” TV pro gram seen on Animal Planet nights showing the new Kings County commander of the Catholic on Ninth War Street is located. Melanie Graf and Scott Klein at the Third low, and a very low maintenance kitty. I am okay ident Marty Markowitz Tom Kane. The block that gram is seen on Animal Planet Saturday nights showing a calm behaviorist at a cat’s worst! His unique methods mander of theyear, Catholic War Veterans. Last Connors On Sunday, August 18, at 11 Avenue Stroll. with cats, dogs children. However, would esdiscussing his new role Kane grew up on 88th a calm behaviorist atsaved a cat’sfrom worst! His to unique method work. Many catsand are a trip aI kill shelter. Veterans.the Last“Veteran year, Connors received of dress. a.m., in the rear yard of the pecially enjoy being the only cat in the house. That as vice president of borstreet Colonial Roadfor the work. Many cats biting are saved a trip a kill shelter Hissing, spitting, catsfrom make eyetocontact with received “Veteran of by the flagpole dress.near Year” the Award from Post We tagged along * * *preference.vice president of the Bay Rawley would beand my ough promotion and enwas formally dedicated Hissing, spitting, biting cats make eye contact with Jackson, trust and hope begin... the New Year”York Award from We grand tagged alongthat for the BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/to the Maryland State the procession dedicated Lastam week, weeasy mentioned Ridge Historical Society. “I an cat to take, as I am meticulousgagement for NYC and Tom Kane Way and was Photos by Ted General Jackson, and trust and hope begin... the New York State the grand procession that division of the CWV. passed throughout the ceme400, there will be a brief *home, ** here the newI book written ly clean. am“Even looking for a we newlive a life-long Co. even blessed by Reverend Tom Kane’s parents holding HEY JUDE: though together, we do division of County the CWV. passed throughout the cemeKings tery and by candlelit graves of The commemorative ceremony by Henry Stewart, “How OurWould congratulations friend. I am looking for YOU. you like to come Gerard Sauer, theboth pastor new sign. HEY JUDE: “Even though we live together, weold. do not have to Became be adopted together. We are Andrew nine years Thethe Kings tery and by candlelit graves of Chapter is County hold- by members of the post, the The event is open fallen soldiers from sidesof Bay Ridge Bay to State Sen. and meet me? Look into my stunning yellow eyes, to the public. Reservations St. Mel's Church, a former asnotwill have toscratch be together. Weand areMelanie nine years old We not or damage your furniture. Hi, I am Chapter is hold-Brooklyn-Irish American soldiers As from sides ing its annual offallen the conflict. weboth trekked Gounardes Ridge.” have justadopted learned and I’llWe capture your loving heart. This couldIHi, be the only $46 which includes sociate pastor at Ridge's We will not scratch or damage your furniture. I am Raven, a sweet, little girl who is half Siamese. love to ing itsdance annual of the conflict. AsBay we trekked dinner on Parade Committeeare through the pathways, there St. Graf on their recently anand the from the author that he will start of aa sweet, new and friendship. I my am purrfect for you. Ito a fullBarry sit-down dinner. Contact Patrick's Church and athere personal Raven, little girl who is half Siamese. I love be affectionate, play with toys; you would think dinner dance on Commodore John through the pathways, Thursday evewere uniformed re-enactors be holding a formal launch nounced engagement. Also am spayed with my vaccinations and micro chipped.” Sherman Silverman at 718-748friend. be affectionate, mythe toys; you would think Iceremony was a kitten. I and will play give awith you all love and attention Thursday uniformed re-enactors ning, June 2,eveat Club. --were soldiers standing guard, City Councilmember Justin Brannan checking and book-signing big high-five to our friends Justice Matt D’Emic Please contact email@example.com. 3165 or send him a check payable to the A host of dignitaries were on hand to join I was a kitten. I will give you all the love and attention you seek. I am spayed, housebroken. Unfortunately we ning, June 2, at -soldiers standing guard, out the new at p.m., Fort at the The event will be followed when he’s not wearing at the Owl’s Head Tavern, at the New York Daily News musicians andmemorial singersmonument per- 7:30 Society of Old Brooklynites, 340 Marine AveKane's family, friends and associates on this you seek. I am spayed, housebroken. Unfortunately we are seeking a new home because my mommy has severe 7:30 p.m., at the musicians and singers perwho are celebrating the Hamilton with Col. Andrew Zieseniss and Terrace, by a march to the Old Stone his judicial robes at the 479 74th St., on August 13, at Polonaise forming Civil War songs. *** to keep nue, Brooklyn, NY 11209. auspicious occasion. City Councilmember are seeking a new home because my mommy has severe allergies and is no longer able us. I hope to join 7:30 p.m. Stewart is the first Command Sgt. Major LaShan Hayes. tabloid’s 100th anniversary. Polonaise Terrace,House in Washington Park Third Avenue Stroll. forming Civil War songs. 150 Greenpoint The event drew thousands Zani’s Furry Friends a 501(c)3 non-profi *** Vinnie Gentile -- who ensured full Counallergies and is no longer able tobekeep us. I hope ttoorjoin your loving family. You willis not disappointed…Hello 150 Greenpoint The event drew thousands Avenue. of relatives, Civil War buffs, the ganization committed to rescuing companion ani-I Former Science Assistant Principal and a cil approved the co-naming, wrote in the proyour loving family. You will not be disappointed…Hello there, I am Figaro a tuxedo cat, cuddly, loving boy. Avenue. of relatives,historians Civil War buffs, This year, the group amateur and mals York where, unfortuBay Ridge Community Council Presigram, "A lifelong Ridge Tom's there, I amNew Figaro a City tuxedo cat,toys, cuddly, loving love tofrom snuggle up, play withshelters my act silly andboy. am Thisbeyear, the past group amateur historians and resident, will honoring its genealogists, local Bay residents nately, they are at signifi cant risk for euthanasia dent, Tom Greene was back at Denyse Wharf tremendous contributions and achievements love to snuggle up, play with my toys, act silly and am great with animals and people. Please call our mommy, be honoring its genealogists, residents willNational Commander and hundreds local of out-ofdue to overcrowding. Beyond directly helping the and the adjoining small beach under the left an indelible mark on the community he great with animals and people. Please call our mommy Stephanie 732-864-5990.” National and hundreds of out-ofFredCommander Schwally, towners. According animals save, their rescue creates space at shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for loved so much." Stephaniethey 732-864-5990.” Fred Schwally, towners. According New York State to cemetery histhe shelter—thus giving cat old, or his group's 25th Bi-Annual Wharf and Beach Close friend Frankie Marra sang and JASPER, DARWIN, AND another VESTA –shelter three year New York State to cemetery Commander torian, authorhisdog an opportunity to await a chance for adoption Cleanup. This year, he was joined by 75 high played "Forever Young" by Bob Dylan. Kane JASPER, DARWIN, – three year old spayed, neutered with AND shots,VESTA affectionate cats need Commander torian, author J o h n the Principal of and attorney or rescue and thereby potentially saving yetThese anschool and grade school volunteers. big, seven percent cost Dylan of livingfan! in New York City solve the equation. dearth of space for our infants. Hoylman and Brooklyn spayed, with shots,Assemblymember affectionate cats need new homeneutered due to legal action against a tenant. JKeyes o Only hand n the and the ofchild care Jwas e fafattorney r he e ybig A.Principal Fantis parochial school other life. loving continues to Fantis press efforts toto school estab* * * withGreene We have do better. to outstrip incomes, and for of families infantspast and toddlers Latrice Walker, we’re proud to havea intronew home due tocats, legalwhich action against tenant. wonderful, are loved, are white These with Keyes and J e f f rcontinues ey theSchermerhorn A. parochial the Richman, on Street in The group’s mission is tomake help you find the perfect Achievement gaps and inequaltoo many New Yorkers, the dream of in the city get any government duced legislation to this transformalish a Marine Environmental Science Lab at Among the marching groups in the recent wonderful, loving cats, which are loved, are white with some black or gray, and two would love to go to a good the past Richman, on Schermerhorn Street in National Downtown Brooklyn. 4,600 Civil furry companion forand your family and to help every raising a family is getting harder to achieve. support to offset the costs now. ity don’t start in kindergarten tional investment possible. the site. He is also currently a professor at 147th annual Brooklyn Memorial Day Pasome black or gray, two would love to go to a good home as a pair. They are brothers and sister rescued as National 4,600 Civil Downtown Brooklyn. Chaplain, War vetAmong the attendees were animal they rescue find the forever home it deserves. Our city’s affordability crisis is fueled by maYet, it’s not just the cost or pre-K, but rather at birth. NYC Under 3 would triple the number Kingsborough College. rade was the Society of Old Brookynites. The home as a pair. They are brothers and sister rescued a kittens from a backyard. Mistie, a tuxedo cat, is a big War vetattendees were FChaplain, a t h e r twoAmong erans are past the FHHS Assistant The group’s foster home network allows itTroyens44@ to become that is so burdensome on ny factors, but the cost of child care — which Research shows that 80 of infants and toddlers in publicly-funded Maria Makrinos, the new president of the civic organization has been marching in evkittens from a backyard. Mistie, a tuxedo cat, is a big couch potato and very laid back. Contact F a t h e r Principals erans are two pastDavid FHHS Assistant Anthony buried in Whitebook fully familiar with each of back. the available cats and percent developcan be over $21,000 a year for an infant — is since families; the lack of care from about 23,000 to 84,000 and emFort Hamilton High School Alumni Associaery Brooklyn Day Parade its it’s also couch potato and very laid Contact Troyens44@ yahoo.com. Anthony buried in Memorial Principals David Whitebook Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, and Tom Greene. Both areof brain dogs and helps ensure the best possible match with one major, underappreciated driver. services. Many New York- by bringing free doughnuts ment occurs the age power roughly 20,000 parents — mostly tion, stopped, for before founding 1880. yahoo.com. Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, and Tom Greene. are Tickets are former making it inthe presidents of Both the Bay adoptive families. Zani’s Furry Friends is a memWith average costs surpassing college ers can attest that finding three, so it is “Hi, imperative — to join or re-enter the workforce, all volunteers. I’m Tali,mothers a gorgeous, white long-haired cat in search are Ridge making it Civil the formerCommunity presidents ofof the Bay $75Tickets perthe person. largest Council, ber of the Mayor’s Alliance and a New Hope tuition and median rent, quality child care a slot can be an exercise in that we break down barriers injecting an additional $540 million dollars * * * “Hi, I’m Tali, a gorgeous, white long-haired in search of a new home to call my own. I’m 11 years cat oldPartner but still $75••• per person. and largest Ridge Community Council, War burial Civil site in Whitebook serves as a is unaffordable for most families, forcing frustration. That’s because half County Republican for our youngest New Yorkers a year in wages toControl our city’s economy. with the Animal Care & of New York City. The Kings Party is of a new home to call my own. I’m 11 years old but stil have quite a lot of spunk left. I’m strictly an indoor cat. ••• Warnorth, burialeven site surpassing in and Whitebook serves as a Congressmember Michael the t r u s t e e and scholarparents to deplete savings, take on debt and of our city’s neighborhoods are during these critical years, for That kind of investment would fundamenThere are Cat and Dog Adoptions Every Sunday at holding its 2014 Lincoln Day Reception and a lotyour of spunk left. up, I’mI strictly anI only indoor cat Ihave won’tquite scratch furniture promise. have Congressmember the north, Pennsylvania. even surpassing Grimm trustee and scholarwill be theMichael guest Gettysburg, schild, h i pin every cut back on work hours — or forgo work “child care deserts,” areas where BY COMPTROLLER every zip code, tally change the Avenue, math for families citywide Petco, 1280 Lexington between East 86th Dinner on Sunday, June 22, from noon to 3 I won’t scratch yourbeen furniture I promise. have back claws. I have livingup, with my momI only all these Grimm will be the guest Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. s h i p speaker at the next meeting Also as part of the comand beStreets a boon for in business by delivering an 12:30altogether. there is limited or noat access to SCOTT to succeed. and 87th Manhattan from p.m., Gargiulo’s in STRINGER Coney Island. Among backEast claws. I there have been living with my is mom all but these years, but now is a toddler. The baby sweet, I speaker at the next meeting Also as part of the comof St. Patrick’s Men’s Club, on memoration there were eight to one return on investment. But most And for parents with low incomes, the child care centers and family That’s why I proposed NYCHope to see you soon. 5:30pm. the7:30 honored guests will be Westchester Counyears, there is afingers toddler. Thegrab babymy is sweet, but am not but usednow to pinching that tail. I need of St. Patrick’s Men’s Club, on memoration there were Tuesday, June 7, at p.m., encampments of Union and stakes are even higher. Right now, a single day cares. ty Executive Rob Astorino, Under 3 tostate deliverGOP’s the largest local invest- importantly, investing in child care will the not where used toI pinching fingers that grab my tail. need aam space can be the queen. Can you find a Iplace Tuesday, June 7, atadjacent 7:30 citywide, p.m., encampments of Union who and in the club Confederate mother withre-enactors a full-time $15 minimum-wage In 11 room communities seven of ment in child care in the United States for bring relief to working families and give our ***queen. candidate for governor. a space where I can be the Can you find a place for me in your quiet home?” in the club room adjacent Confederate re-enactors who to St. Patrick’s gympitched tentshave near the over main which are school right here in Brooklyn, there families with children under age three job would to spend two-thirds and kids the brightest future possible. HEY JUDE...WOOF WOOF: “I am heartbroken to He has been tapped as the county’s “Man for me in your quiet home?” Kim 718-344-9697 to Patrick’s school gympitched the main atmore 97ththan Street andas gate, on tents both near Sunday and slotnasium 10 times many infants to bring the child care bill down of her income for a market-rate in St. a are Let’s open every door so that every famto zero for give up my two half-Pointer-mix, 10-month-old pups. of the Year.” Other honorees include former Kim 718-344-9697 nasium at 97th Street and gate, oncare both Sunday andwithFourth Avenue. Memorial Day. While child center, leavingstepher less as there are available child care spaces. In families who need the most support. In theandilyTyson has a fair andto fighting chance to make Sabrina love play ball and run around. GOP Assembly Candidate Tom McCarthy PURRFECT MEWS: All the of playing Jenny’sfield rescued kitties Fourth Avenue. Memorial •••Crown ping along inmonth theWhile nighttime than $850 aDay. for rent,stepto put food on Bushwick, Heights South, Prospect richest city in the richest country inpups the love it here by leveling and Both people, are lap dogs, love to sit with as “Counselor of the Year,” past City CounPURRFECT MEWS: All of Jenny’s rescued kittie have been adopted into loving homes. ••• ping inmedical the nighttime MoreLefferts news from St. procession, we came across thealong table, pay bills and meet other and Wingate, there is no cen- world, every family should have access to providing real access to quality, affordable you. Sabrina gives into kisses but sometimes gives a litcil candidate and President of the Brooklyn have been adopted loving homes. Moreter-based news from St. procession, we came across Patrick’s. On Sunday, June 5, at all. And quality affordable child care. Susan Pulaski, a former basic needs. capacity for infants care. kisses. She hates the vacuum tle love bitechild before Youngconcert Republicans Russell Gallo as “Young Patrick’s. On Sunday, June 5, Brooklyn Susan Pulaski, a former after a 2 p.m. special president of the Bay Ridge The math simply doesn’t add up, and across communities in southern Together with Queens State Sen. JesScott Stringer is people, the New loves York City and barks at it. Tyson loves to play and Republican Year,” plus the following after afrom 2 p.m. president of financial the and Bayassistance St. Patrick’s Church, thereof the Historical Society a Ridge com- toin c h a i rla- State Sen. Brad Comptroller. there’s little help Bay special Ridge to concert Canarsie, there is a sica Ramos, Manhattan watch his sister play ball. He loves to play tug of dies, as “Women of the Year” Phyllis Carbo, in St. Church, there person of the Kassenbrock Historical Society and a com- will ch a i rbe Patrick’s an unveiling and dedimittee chair at Community war. They are lap pups. He also makes noises like Francenia Joan Braunstein and Mary Members of Obviously, the Society of Old Brooklynites march will beof an unveiling mitteeTen. chair at Community person of the Kassenbrock cation a portrait ofand the dedilateHall,Brothers Board pleased Memorial Chewbacca from ‘Star Wars.’ It is very cute. I am in John. in the recent Brooklyn Memorial Parade of with cation a portrait of the late Scholarship Board Ten.big Obviously, pleased Brothers Fund.Memorial with the turnout, wasDayMaestro Aldo Bruschi in the Also in Lynbrook, New York.” – Jackie, 516-6980-5669. Tickets are $200 a pop and available at Society President Brooklyn Historian Ron Aldo Bruschi in the Scholarship Fund. Also in with the big and turnout, was Maestro
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SUPREME COURT KINGS COUNTY MLB SUB I, LLC, PLAINTIFF AGAINST JAMES WILLIAMS, ET AL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF(S) KNUCKLES, KOMOSINSKI & MANFRO, LLP, 565 TAXTER ROAD, SUITE 590, ELMSFORD, NY 10523 ATTORNEY (S) FOR PLAINTIFF (S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED DECEMBER 26, 2017 AND AMENDED MAY 29, 2019. I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT ROOM 224 OF KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, 11201 ON AUGUST 22, 2019 AT 2:30 PM. PREMISES KNOWN AS 870 BELMONT AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. BLOCK 4040 LOT 20. ALL HIS RESPECTIVE INTEREST AS DEVISEE UNDER THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF MARCELLINO TAMMERO, DECEASED THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $721,650.27 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX NO 14391/07. CASH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT THE SALE. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE 9818 #172096
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SUPREME COURT KINGS COUNTY M&T BANK AKA MANUFACTURERS AND TRADERS TRUST COMPANY SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO M&T MORTGAGE CORPORATION ONE FOUNTAIN PLAZA 6TH FLOOR BUFFALO, NY 14203, PLAINTIFF AGAINST JOSE O. ROSARIO, ET AL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF(S) SCHILLER, KNAPP, LEFKOWITZ & HERTZEL, LLP, 200 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON PARKWAY, SUITE 202, AMHERST, NY 14228 ATTORNEY (S) FOR PLAINTIFF (S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED JUNE 3, 2019, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT ROOM 224 OF KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, 11201 ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 AT 2:30 PM. PREMISES KNOWN AS 654 LIBERTY AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11207. BLOCK 3984 LOT 10. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $428,550.43 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX NO 31812/2008. FOR SALE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.AUCTION.COM OR CALL (800) 280-2832. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE 14-3567 #172244
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2006-EMX6, PLAINTIFF AGAINST MARIA H.J. ROSE, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 11/29/2017 AND ENTERED ON 12/26/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON SEPTEMBER 05, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 104-20 AVENUE
K, BROOKLYN, NY 11236. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 8250, LOT: 42. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $927,563.76 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 36640/2007. SOL NEEDLE, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #172265
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SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF KINGS PROCTOR WONG, AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN MAZZUKA, AND LUDIDA PR, INC., PLAINTIFFS, - AGAINST - EVS EQUITY GROUP LLC, EARL TIMMERMAN, 488 EAST 98TH STREET CORP., NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, NEW YORK CITY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD, DEFENDANTS. INDEX NO.: 507569/2015 AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO A FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED FEBRUARY 27, 2017 AND ENTERED ON MARCH 21, 2017 AND THE ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO CONDUCT FORECLOSURE SALE DATED JUNE 12, 2019 AND ENTERED ON JUNE 17, 2019, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION, IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201 ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES COMMONLY KNOWN AS 488 EAST 98TH STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11212, BLOCK 4694, LOT 78 IN KINGS COUNTY, NEW YORK, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, DESIGNATED ON THE TAX MAP OF THE CITY FOR SAID BOROUGH AS SAID TAX MAP WAS ON JANUARY 17, 1978 AS BLOCK 4694 LOT 78, KNOWN AS 488 EAST 98TH STREET, MORE PARTICULARLY BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE WESTERLY SIDE OF EAST 98TH STREET 22 FEET NORTHERLY FROM THE CORNER FORMED BY THE INTERSECTION OF THE NORTHERLY SIDE OF CHURCH AVENUE AND THE WESTERLY SIDE OF EAST 98TH STREET AND FROM SAID POINT; RUNNING THENCE WESTERLY 121 FEET 4 1/4 INCHES; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY 34 FEET 2 3/4 INCHES; THENCE EASTERLY 41 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY 3 FEET; THENCE EASTERLY 100 FEET TO THE WESTERLY SIDE OF EAST 98TH STREET; THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG THE WESTERLY SIDE OF EAST 98TH STREET 25 FEET TO THE POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING. PROPERTY WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF THE FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE, UNDER INDEX NO. 507569/2015. STEPHEN ZEITLIN, ESQ., REFEREE DATED: NEW YORK, NEW YORK JULY 11, 2019 KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON LLP BY: EUGENE P. CAIOLA, ESQ. MAXIMILIANO RINALDI, ESQ. ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFFS PROCTOR WONG, AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN MAZZUKA AND LUDIDA PR, INC. THE GRACE BUILDING 1114 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, 21ST FLOOR NEW YORK, NY 10036-7703 (212) 775-8700 #172274
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NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS WILMINGTON TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR MFRA TRUST 2014-2, PLAINTIFF AGAINST DOMINGO A. ALMONTE AKA DOMINGO ALMONTE, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S) PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED JANUARY 03, 2019 I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE ROOM 224 OF KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201, ON SEPTEMBER 05, 2019 AT 2:30PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 573 CRESCENT STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11208. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BE-
FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 16045/11. M. RANDOLPH JACKSON, ESQ., REFEREE BORCHERT & LASPINA, P.C., 1902 WHITESTONE EXPRESSWAY, SUITE 302, WHITESTONE, NEW YORK 11357, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #171576
ING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK 4252, LOT 11. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT $883,785.47 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT FOR INDEX# 506374/2014. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE GROSS POLOWY, LLC ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 1775 WEHRLE DRIVE, SUITE 100 WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 14221 64782 #172351
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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLAINTIFFS -AGAINST- RAY ALFRED JONES A/K/A RAY JONES A/K/A RAY A. JONES, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED HEREIN ON JANUARY 22, 2018 AND THE ORDER TO AMEND JUDGMENT WAS ENTERED ON JULY 30, 2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 AT 2:30 PM PREMISES SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS BLOCK: 1668 LOT: 92 AND BEING FURTHER KNOWN ON SUCH TAX ROLLS AS 631 MACON STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. SAID PREMISES KNOWN AS 631 MACON STREET, BROOKLYN, NY APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $19,746.03 PLUS INTEREST & COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX NUMBER 15025/2014. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFFS 28 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 1400, ROCHESTER, NY 14614 #172285
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, FOR RESIDENTIAL ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION, HOME EQUITY MORTGAGE ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-EMX7, PLAINTIFF AGAINST ANDREW GRANT, DEBORAH GRANT, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 9/5/2017 AND ENTERED ON 10/12/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON SEPTEMBER 05, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 200 SHEPHERD AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11208. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 3957, LOT: 40. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $942,287.47 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 25278/2007. HELENE E. BLANK, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #172266
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, EMIGRANT SAVINGS BANK - BROOKLYN/QUEENS, AS ASSIGNEE OF EMIGRANT MORTGAGE COMPANY, INC., PLAINTIFF, VS. ROSA PEREZ, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON NOVEMBER 6, 2015 AND AN ORDER FILED MAY 10, 2019, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON AUGUST 15, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 641A BALTIC STREET, BROOKLYN, NY. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK 937 AND LOT 60. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $644,224.09 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF
NOTICE OF SALE
SUPREME COURT. COUNTY OF KINGS. NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLTF. VS. TOMA DUSEHVIC, IF THE AFORESAID INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS ARE LIVING, AND IF ANY OR ALL OF SAID INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS BE DEAD, THEIR HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DISTRIBUTEES, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, TRUSTEES, COMMITTEES, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, AND THE ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF THEM, AND GENERALLY ALL PERSONS HAVING OR CLAIMING UNDER, BY, THROUGH, OR AGAINST THE SAID DEFENDANTS NAMED AS A CLASS, OF ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN OR LIEN UPON THE PREMISES DESCRIBED IN THE VERIFIED COMPLAINT HEREIN, ET AL, DEFTS. INDEX #503749/16. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED JUNE 18, 2019, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS ST., BROOKLYN, NY ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREM. K/A 220 BROADWAY, BROOKLYN, NY A/K/A BLOCK 02133, LOT 0020. APPROX. AMT. OF JUDGMENT IS $67,805.54 PLUS COSTS AND INTEREST. SOLD SUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE AND THE RIGHT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO REDEEM WITHIN 120 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SALE AS PROVIDED BY LAW. DOMINICK J. MINGIONE, REFEREE. THE DELLO-IACONO LAW GROUP, P.C., ATTYS. FOR PLTF., 312 LARKFIELD RD., LOWER LEVEL, EAST NORTHPORT, NY. FILE NO. 16-000247 - #97353 #172036
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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR FIRST FRANKLIN MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-FF2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FF2, PLAINTIFF AGAINST CORA GEORGE, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED ON OCTOBER 24, 2016. I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, N.Y. ON THE 22ND DAY OF AUGUST, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREMISES DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE NORTHERLY SIDE OF VERNON AVENUE, DISTANT 100 FEET EASTERLY FROM THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF VERNON AVENUE AND THROOP AVENUE; RUNNING THENCE EASTERLY ALONG VERNON AVENUE, 20 FEET; THENCE NORTHERLY PARALLEL WITH THROOP AVENUE AND PART OF THE DISTANCE THROUGH A PARTY WALL, 100 FEET; THENCE WESTERLY PARALLEL WITH VERNON AVENUE, 20 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY PARALLEL WITH THROOP AVENUE AND PART OF THE DISTANCE THROUGH A PARTY WALL, 100 FEET TO THE POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING. SAID PREMISES KNOWN AS 219 VERNON AVENUE, BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11206. (BLOCK: 1757, LOT: 70). APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $ 757,583.43 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX NO. 34626-07. JEFFREY R. MILLER, ESQ., REFEREE. ECKERT SEAMANS CHERIN & MELLOTT, LLC ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF 10 BANK STREET SUITE 700 WHITE PLAINS, NY 10606 (914) 949-2574 #171886
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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, PLAINTIFF AGAINST MARVING MENDEZ, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED ON NOVEMBER 14, 2017. I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, N.Y. ON THE 22ND DAY OF AUGUST, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREMISES DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT,
PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK. SAID PREMISES KNOWN AS 342 CORNELIA STREET, BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11237. (BLOCK: 3385, LOT: 29). APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $ 527,071.91 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX NO. 28232-09. ELIZABETH GILL, ESQ., REFEREE. MCCABE, WEISBERG, & CONWAY, P.C. ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF 145 HUGUENOT STREET - SUITE 210 NEW ROCHELLE, NEW YORK 10801 (914) 636-8900 #171885
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NATIONSTAR HECM ACQUISITION TRUST 2016-3, WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, NOT INDIVIDUALLY, BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE, PLAINTIFF, VS. PAUL DIAMOND AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF BESSIE DIAMOND, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO AN ORDER CONFIRMING REFEREE REPORT AND JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON JUNE 13, 2019, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 5601 AVENUE J, BROOKLYN, NY 11234. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK 7782 AND LOT 10. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $813,757.25 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 1905/2013. JOSEPH R. VASILE, ESQ., REFEREE SCHILLER, KNAPP, LEFKOWITZ & HERTZEL, LLP, 200 JOHN JAMES AUDUBON PARKWAY, SUITE 202, AMHERST, NEW YORK 14228, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #171817
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS US BANK NA AS LEGAL TITLE TRUSTEE FOR TRUMAN 2012 SC2 TITLE TRUST, PLAINTIFF AGAINST AMER TAHHAN, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S) PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED OCTOBER 20, 2017 I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE ROOM 224 OF KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201, ON AUGUST 15, 2019 AT 2:30PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 121 93RD STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11209. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK 6101, LOT 59. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT $1,005,151.48 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT FOR INDEX# 11698/09. BETTY LUGO, ESQ., REFEREE GROSS POLOWY, LLC ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 1775 WEHRLE DRIVE, SUITE 100 WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 14221 64077 #171737
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SUPREME COURT Â€“ COUNTY OF KINGS NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, ET AL, PLAINTIFF, VS. ANTOINETE ABRUZZO, ET AL, DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE; THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, N.Y. ON AUGUST 15, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M.; THE PREMISES DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ALL THAT PARCEL OF LAND, BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK; KNOWN AS 1474 BLAKE AVE., BROOKLYN, NY A/K/A BLOCK 4290, LOT 31. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $49,743.30 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF THE JUDGMENT, INDEX NO. 23507/10. AARON TYK, ESQ. REFEREE THE DELLO-IACONO LAW GROUP ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 312 LARKFIELD ROAD EAST NORTHPORT, N.Y. 631-861-3001 #97338 #171925
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SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK - COUNTY OF KINGS NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE, V. SECRE-
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2nd department/ public legal notices TARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; JULIET BASSAREGA; MARIE DELOACHE; SHENNA DELOACHE NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO A FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE DATED APRIL 24, 2019, AND ENTERED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY OF KINGS, WHEREIN NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE IS THE PLAINTIFF AND SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; JULIET BASSAREGA; MARIE DELOACHE; SHENNA DELOACHE ARE THE DEFENDANT(S). I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 360 ADAMS STREET ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY 11201, ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 AT 2:30 PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 1917 EAST 52ND STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11234: BLOCK 8530, LOT 118: ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 515872/2015. MARK A. LONGO, ESQ. - REFEREE. RAS BORISKIN, LLC 900 MERCHANTS CONCOURSE, SUITE 310, WESTBURY, NEW YORK 11590, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF. #171971
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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWALT, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-24CB, PLAINTIFF, INDEX NO.: 20280/2009 AGAINST VELDA CLARKE-JAMES, RHONDA WRIGHT A/K/A RHONDA M. WRIGHT, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S) PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE, DULY ENTERED 1/16/2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION, IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11201, ON 8/22/2019 AT 2:30 PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 186 SCHENECTADY AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11213, AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, AND DESIGNATED ON THE TAX MAPS OF THE KINGS COUNTY TREASURER AS BLOCK 1365 LOT 52 THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF THE CURRENT JUDGMENT LIEN IS $459,057.26 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. THE PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF THE AFORESAID JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE; INDEX # 20280/2009. IF THE SALE IS SET ASIDE FOR ANY REASON, THE PURCHASER AT THE SALE SHALL BE ENTITLED ONLY TO A RETURN OF THE DEPOSIT PAID. THE PURCHASER SHALL HAVE NO FURTHER RECOURSE AGAINST THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGEE OR THE MORTGAGEE’S ATTORNEY. ROBERTO LOPEZ, ESQ., REFEREE. LEOPOLD & ASSOCIATES, PLLC, 80 BUSINESS PARK DRIVE, SUITE 110, ARMONK, NY 10504 DATED: 6/28/19 YW #172004
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SUPREME COURT KINGS COUNTY MTGLQ INVESTORS, L.P., PLAINTIFF AGAINST DELRIC POLLINS, ADMINISTRATOR AND HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF EDWARD POLLINS, ET AL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF(S) DRUCKMAN LAW GROUP PLLC, 242 DREXEL AVENUE, WESTBURY, NY 11590 ATTORNEY (S) FOR PLAINTIFF (S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED
JULY 30, 2018, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER AT ROOM 224 OF KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, 11201 ON AUGUST 22, 2019 AT 2:30 PM. PREMISES KNOWN AS 1065 VERMONT ST UNIT 5-1C, BROOKLYN, NY 11207. BLOCK 4415 LOT 1019. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING THE CONDOMINIUM UNIT (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE “UNIT”) KNOWN AS UNIT NO. 5-1C IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS AND STATE OF NEW YORK. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $69,047.44 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX NO 20647/2011. FOR SALE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.AUCTION.COM OR CALL (800) 280-2832. MICHAEL D. BENJAMIN, ESQ., REFEREE 36327 #171994
SUMMONS IN TAX LIEN FORECLOSURE
SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OF KINGS - NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN FOR THE NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, PLAINTIFFS, AGAINST IVAN ARROYO AS HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF CELESTE LABIOSA A/K/A CELESTE ARROYO AN HEIR AND DISTRIBUTEE OF THE ESTATE OF JOSE M. LAVIOSA A/K/A JOSE M. LABIOSA, IF LIVING, ET. AL., DEFENDANTS. INDEX NO. 502412/15. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT -YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED TO ANSWER THE COMPLAINT IN THIS ACTION WITHIN TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS, EXCLUSIVE OF THE DAY OF SERVICE OR WITHIN THIRTY DAYS AFTER SERVICE IS COMPLETED IF THE SUMMONS IS NOT PERSONALLY DELIVERED TO YOU WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. IN CASE OF YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR OR ANSWER, JUDGMENT WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU BY DEFAULT FOR THE RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT. PLAINTIFFS DESIGNATE KINGS COUNTY AS THE PLACE OF TRIAL. VENUE IS BASED UPON THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE PROPERTY A LIEN UPON WHICH IS BEING FORECLOSED IS SITUATED. THE FOREGOING SUMMONS IS SERVED UPON YOU BY PUBLICATION PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF THE HON. MARK I. PARTNOW, J.S.C., DATED MAY 22, 2019. THE OBJECT OF THIS ACTION IS TO FORECLOSE A NEW YORK CITY TAX LIEN COVERING THE PREMISES LOCATED AT BLOCK 3383 LOT 2 ON THE TAX MAP OF KINGS COUNTY AND IS ALSO KNOWN 479 CENTRAL AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. DATED: JULY 8, 2019 BRONSTER LLP, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFFS, NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN FOR THE NYCTL 19982 TRUST, BY: JOSEF F. ABT, ESQ. 156 WEST 56TH STREET, SUITE 1801 NEW YORK, NY 10019 (347) 246-4776 #172037
INDEX NO. 16326/2010 STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, PLAINTIFF, -VSTHE HEIRS AT LARGE OF NICOLEIA TAYLOR, DECEASED, AND ALL PERSONS WHO ARE HUSBANDS, WIDOWS, GRANTEES, MORTGAGEES, LIENORS, HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES, SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF SUCH OF THEM AS MAY BE DEAD, AND THEIR HUSBANDS AND WIVES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES AND SUCCESSORS OF INTEREST OF ALL OF WHOM AND WHOSE NAMES AND
PLACES ARE UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF; KAREEM TAYLOR A/K/A KAREEM GAYNOR; SHEOHNNA TAYLOR; KAREEN GAYNOR; NEW YORK CITY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE; “JOHN DOE” AND “JANE DOE” SAID NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS, IT BEING THE INTENTION OF PLAINTIFF TO DESIGNATE ANY AND ALL OCCUPANTS OF PREMISES BEING FORECLOSED HEREIN, DEFENDANTS. MORTGAGED PREMISES: 234 HINSDALE STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11207 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S): YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED TO ANSWER THE COMPLAINT IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED ACTION AND TO SERVE A COPY OF YOUR ANSWER ON THE PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY WITHIN TWENTY (20) DAYS OF THE SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS, EXCLUSIVE OF THE DAY OF SERVICE, OR WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER SERVICE OF THE SAME IS COMPLETE WHERE SERVICE IS MADE IN ANY MANNER OTHER THAN BY PERSONAL DELIVERY WITHIN THE STATE. THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IF DESIGNATED AS A DEFENDANT IN THIS ACTION, MAY ANSWER OR APPEAR WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS OF SERVICE HEREOF. YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR OR ANSWER WILL RESULT IN A JUDGMENT AGAINST YOU BY DEFAULT FOR THE RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT. IN THE EVENT THAT A DEFICIENCY BALANCE REMAINS FROM THE SALE PROCEEDS, A JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU, UNLESS THE DEFENDANT OBTAINED A BANKRUPTCY DISCHARGE AND SUCH OTHER OR FURTHER RELIEF AS MAY BE JUST AND EQUITABLE. NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER TO THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MORTGAGE COMPANY WHO FILED THIS FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AND YOU CAN LOSE YOUR HOME. SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY OR GO TO THE COURT WHERE YOUR CASE IS PENDING FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW TO ANSWER THE SUMMONS AND PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY. SENDING PAYMENT TO YOUR MORTGAGE COMPANY WILL NOT STOP THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. THESE PLEADINGS ARE BEING AMENDED TO INCLUDE THE HEIRS AT LARGE OF NICOLEIA TAYLOR, DECEASED, KAREEM TAYLOR A/K/A KAREEM GAYNOR, SHEOHNNA TAYLOR AND KAREEN GAYNOR AS POSSIBLE HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF NICOLEIA TAYLOR, DECEASED. THESE PLEADINGS ARE ALSO BEING AMENDED TO INCLUDE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE. THESE PLEADINGS ARE BEING FURTHER AMENDED TO OMIT WILLIAM SIMMS. KINGS COUNTY IS DESIGNATED AS THE PLACE OF TRIAL. THE BASIS OF VENUE IS THE LOCATION OF THE MORTGAGED PREMISES. DATED: APRIL 5, 2018 MARK K. BROYLES, ESQ. FEIN SUCH & CRANE, LLP ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF OFFICE AND P.O. ADDRESS 28 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 1800 ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14614 TELEPHONE NO. (585) 2327400 BLOCK: 3749 LOT: 22 NATURE AND OBJECT OF ACTION THE OBJECT OF THE ABOVE ACTION IS TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE HELD BY THE PLAINTIFF RECORDED IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, STATE OF NEW YORK AS MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN
THE COMPLAINT HEREIN. TO THE DEFENDANT, THE PLAINTIFF MAKES NO PERSONAL CLAIM AGAINST YOU IN THIS ACTION. TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: THE FOREGOING SUMMONS IS SERVED UPON YOU BY PUBLICATION PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF HON. LAWRENCE KNIPEL, JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, DATED OCTOBER 26, 2018 AND FILED ALONG WITH THE SUPPORTING PAPERS IN THE KINGS COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE. THIS IS AN ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS THEREON ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE WESTERLY SIDE OF HINSDALE STREET, DISTANT 133 FEET 4 INCHES SOUTHERLY FROM THE CORNER FORMED BY THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF BELMONT AVENUE AND THE WESTERLY SIDE OF HINSDALE STREET; RUNNING THENCE WESTERLY PARALLEL WITH BELMONT AVENUE AND PART OF THE DISTANCE THROUGH A PARTY WALL 100 FEET; THENCE SOUTHERLY PARALLEL WITH HINSDALE STREET 16 FEET 8 INCHES; THENCE EASTERLY AND PARALLEL WITH BELMONT AVENUE AND PART OF THE DISTANCE THROUGH A PARTY WALL 100 FEET TO THE WESTERLY SIDE OF HINSDALE STREET; AND THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE WESTERLY SIDE OF HINSDALE STREET 16 FEET 8 INCHES TO THE POINT OR PLACE OF BEGINNING. MORTGAGED PREMISES: 234 HINSDALE STREET, BROOKLYN NY 11207 TAX MAP/PARCEL ID NO.: BLOCK: 3749 LOT:22 OF THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, NY 11207 #171887
SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF OBJECT OF ACTION
SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK COUNTY OF KINGS ACTION TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE INDEX #: 21056/2013 CARVER FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK PLAINTIFF, VS ENID JOSHUA AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF GERALD L. JOSHUA IF LIVING, AND IF HE/SHE BE DEAD, ANY AND ALL PERSONS UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, CLAIMING, OR WHO MAY CLAIM TO HAVE AN INTEREST IN, OR GENERAL OR SPECIFIC LIEN UPON THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THIS ACTION; SUCH UNKNOWN PERSONS BEING HEREIN GENERALLY DESCRIBED AND INTENDED TO BE INCLUDED IN WIFE, WIDOW, HUSBAND, WIDOWER, HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DESCENDANTS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, COMMITTEES, LIENORS, AND ASSIGNEES OF SUCH DECEASED, ANY AND ALL PERSONS DERIVING INTEREST IN OR LIEN UPON, OR TITLE TO SAID REAL PROPERTY BY, THROUGH OR UNDER THEM, OR EITHER OF THEM, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE WIVES, WIDOWS, HUSBANDS, WIDOWERS, HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DESCENDANTS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, COMMITTEES, LIENORS, AND ASSIGNS, ALL OF WHOM AND WHOSE NAMES, EXCEPT AS STATED, ARE UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, UNKNOWN HEIRS AS HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF GERALD L. JOSHUA IF LIVING, AND IF HE/SHE BE DEAD, ANY AND ALL PERSONS UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, CLAIMING, OR WHO MAY CLAIM TO HAVE AN INTEREST IN, OR GENERAL OR SPECIFIC LIEN UPON THE REAL PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THIS ACTION; SUCH UNKNOWN PERSONS BEING HEREIN GENERALLY DE-
SCRIBED AND INTENDED TO BE INCLUDED IN WIFE, WIDOW, HUSBAND, WIDOWER, HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DESCENDANTS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, COMMITTEES, LIENORS, AND ASSIGNEES OF SUCH DECEASED, ANY AND ALL PERSONS DERIVING INTEREST IN OR LIEN UPON, OR TITLE TO SAID REAL PROPERTY BY, THROUGH OR UNDER THEM, OR EITHER OF THEM, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE WIVES, WIDOWS, HUSBANDS, WIDOWERS, HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DESCENDANTS, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, COMMITTEES, LIENORS, AND ASSIGNS, ALL OF WHOM AND WHOSE NAMES, EXCEPT AS STATED, ARE UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, LENNOX JOSHUA NEW YORK CITY PARKING VIOLATIONS BUREAU, NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT ADJUDICATION BUREAU, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, NEW YORK CITY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD, GERALD “DOE” (LAST NAME REFUSED), MR. JOSHUA, ANTHONY “DOE” (LAST NAME REFUSED), OWEN DOE (LAST NAME REFUSED), MRS. JOHNSON , JANELLA “DOE” (LAST NAME REFUSED) JOHN DOE (BEING FICTITIOUS, THE NAMES UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF INTENDED TO BE TENANTS, OCCUPANTS, PERSONS OR CORPORATIONS HAVING OR CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN OR LIEN UPON THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT OR THEIR HEIRS AT LAW, DISTRIBUTEES, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, TRUSTEES, GUARDIANS, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS OR SUCCESSORS.) DEFENDANT(S). MORTGAGED PREMISES: 1036 DUMONT AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY 11208 BL #: 4083 - 133 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED TO ANSWER THE COMPLAINT IN THIS ACTION, AND TO SERVE A COPY OF YOUR ANSWER, OR, IF THE COMPLAINT IS NOT SERVED WITH THIS SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS, TO SERVE A NOTICE OF APPEARANCE, ON THE PLAINTIFF(S) ATTORNEY(S) WITHIN TWENTY DAYS AFTER THE SERVICE OF THIS SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS, EXCLUSIVE OF THE DAY OF SERVICE (OR WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER THE SERVICE IS COMPLETE IF THIS SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS IS NOT PERSONALLY DELIVERED TO YOU WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK). IN CASE OF YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR OR ANSWER, JUDGMENT WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU BY DEFAULT FOR THE RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT. THE ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF HAS AN OFFICE FOR BUSINESS IN THE COUNTY OF ERIE. TRIAL TO BE HELD IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS. THE BASIS OF THE VENUE DESIGNATED ABOVE IS THE LOCATION OF THE MORTGAGED PREMISES. TO UNKNOWN HEIRS DEFENDANT IN THIS ACTION. THE FOREGOING SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS IS SERVED UPON YOU BY PUBLICATION, PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF HON. MARK I. PARTNOW OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, DATED THE TWENTY-FIRST DAY OF JUNE, 2019 AND FILED WITH THE COMPLAINT IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY OF KINGS, IN THE CITY OF BROOKLYN. THE OBJECT OF THIS ACTION IS TO FORECLOSE A MORTGAGE UPON THE PREMISES DESCRIBED BELOW, EXECUTED BY GERALD L. JOSHUA (WHO DIED ON JUNE 16, 2010, A RESIDENT OF THE COUNTY OF KINGS, STATE OF NEW YORK) TO SECURE THE SUM OF $337,250.00. THE MORTGAGE WAS RECORDED AT CRFN 2007000056777 IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY REGISTER OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, KINGS COUNTY ON JANUARY 31, 2007. THE PROPERTY IN QUESTION IS DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 1036 DUMONT AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11208 HELP FOR HOMEOWNERS IN FORECLOSURE NEW YORK STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT WE SEND YOU THIS NOTICE ABOUT THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. PLEASE READ IT
CAREFULLY. SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT, YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME. IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT IN THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION, YOU MAY LOSE YOUR HOME. PLEASE READ THE SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT CAREFULLY. YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CONTACT AN ATTORNEY OR YOUR LOCAL LEGAL AID OFFICE TO OBTAIN ADVICE ON HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF. SOURCES OF INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE THE STATE ENCOURAGES YOU TO BECOME INFORMED ABOUT YOUR OPTIONS IN FORECLOSURE. IN ADDITION TO SEEKING ASSISTANCE FROM AN ATTORNEY OR LEGAL AID OFFICE, THERE ARE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS THAT YOU MAY CONTACT FOR INFORMATION ABOUT POSSIBLE OPTIONS, INCLUDING TRYING TO WORK WITH YOUR LENDER DURING THIS PROCESS. TO LOCATE AN ENTITY NEAR YOU, YOU MAY CALL THE TOLL-FREE HELPLINE MAINTAINED BY THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES AT 1-800-342-3736 OR THE FORECLOSURE RELIEF HOTLINE 1-800-269-0990 OR VISIT THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE AT WWW.DFS. NY.GOV. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO LEAVE YOUR HOME AT THIS TIME. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO STAY IN YOUR HOME DURING THE FORECLOSURE PROCESS. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO LEAVE YOUR HOME UNLESS AND UNTIL YOUR PROPERTY IS SOLD AT AUCTION PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE. REGARDLESS OF WHETHER YOU CHOOSE TO REMAIN IN YOUR HOME, YOU ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR PROPERTY AND PAY PROPERTY TAXES IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND LOCAL LAW. FORECLOSURE RESCUE SCAMS BE CAREFUL OF PEOPLE WHO APPROACH YOU WITH OFFERS TO “SAVE” YOUR HOME. THERE ARE INDIVIDUALS WHO WATCH FOR NOTICES OF FORECLOSURE ACTIONS IN ORDER TO UNFAIRLY PROFIT FROM A HOMEOWNER’S DISTRESS. YOU SHOULD BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL ABOUT ANY SUCH PROMISES AND ANY SUGGESTIONS THAT YOU PAY THEM A FEE OR SIGN OVER YOUR DEED. STATE LAW REQUIRES ANYONE OFFERING SUCH SERVICES FOR PROFIT TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WHICH FULLY DESCRIBES THE SERVICES THEY WILL PERFORM AND FEES THEY WILL CHARGE, AND WHICH PROHIBITS THEM FROM TAKING ANY MONEY FROM YOU UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED ALL SUCH PROMISED SERVICES. SEC. 1303 NOTICE NOTICE YOU ARE IN DANGER OF LOSING YOUR HOME IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS SUMMONS AND COMPLAINT BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE MORTGAGE COMPANY WHO FILED THIS FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AND YOU CAN LOSE YOUR HOME. SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY OR GO TO THE COURT WHERE YOUR CASE IS PENDING FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON HOW TO ANSWER THE SUMMONS AND PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY. SENDING A PAYMENT TO YOUR MORTGAGE COMPANY WILL NOT STOP THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF (MORTGAGE COMPANY) AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: JULY 9, 2019 GROSS POLOWY, LLC ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF(S) 1775 WEHRLE DRIVE, SUITE 100 WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 14221 THE LAW FIRM OF GROSS POLOWY, LLC AND THE ATTORNEYS WHOM IT EMPLOYS ARE DEBT COLLECTORS WHO ARE ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THEM WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. 64490
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Pols demand end to transit troubles in Southwest Brooklyn BY PAULA KATINAS PAULA@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM
he city’s transit system is in such dire shape, it will take all levels of government — federal, state and city — to get it back on track, according to a group of Southwest Brooklyn Democratic lawmakers who came to Bensonhurst Monday morning to demand action. Led by U.S. Rep. Max Rose, the elected officials representing Southwest Brooklyn held a press conference near the entrance of the 20th Avenue D train station on 86th Street and said they will push for major investments in transportation to fix deteriorating subway and bus service. “Our subways are melting down,” said Rose. “While Washington is playing games, the American people are losing.” The blame for inaction could be laid at the feet of the Democratic House leadership, the Republican leadership of the Senate and at the feet of President Trump, according to Rose. The nation needs a “comprehensive and holistic” plan to fix the country’s infrastructure and that plan should include major upgrades of the New York City transit system, as well
Brannan, whose constituents have similar commuting nightmares, said there are people who commute to New York City from out of state who have faster commutes than residents of the five boroughs. “There are people in Connecticut, New Jersey and Westchester County who have a more reliable commute than the people that live in Coney Island, Bath Beach, Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. This is not hyperbole; this is fact. The federal government has to step in, and having Congressman Rose on our side gives us hope we can get this ebrooklyn media/Photo by Paula Katinas done,” Brannan said “You cannot be pro-econo“Our subways are melting down,” said U.S. Rep. Max Rose (at podium). Also speaking out on the need for government investments in transit services are Assemblymember William Colton, my if you are not pro-transCouncilmember Justin Brannan, state Sen. Andrew Gounardes, Councilmember Mark Treyger and portation,” Treyger said. “It’s one of the basic funcCommunity Board 11 District Manager Marnee Elias-Pavia (left to right). tions of government.” as cyber security, the power other problems that result Gounardes, who noted out by the noise of the D Marnee Elias-Pavia, disthat the recently passed grid and changes to enable in hardships for riders, he train pulling into the elevat- trict manager of Community congestion pricing plan is the city to deal better with said. “For too many of us, it ed train station above. Board 11, said Bensonhurst expected to generate $25 takes more than an hour to climate change, Rose said. “Public transportation is has several infrastructure “I’m willing to work with get to and from work,” he billion for the Metropolitan not a luxury. It is a necessi- issues that need to be adanyone,” Rose said, adding said. Transportation Authority, ty,” Colton said. “All levels dressed, including transit that he will work to ensure In addition to Rose, state said, “The MTA is going to of government must partic- services and clogged sewers. that Southwest Brooklyn Sen. Andrew Gounardes, need $100 billion over the ipate” in coming up with a The B1 bus line, which is not forgotten when it Assemblymember William runs along 86th Street for next 10 years.” solution, he said. comes time for subway Colton and CouncilmemAnd once the MTA gets When the MTA has a portion of its route, could the funding, it will be up problems with its switch- use more traffic islands at improvements. bers Justin Brannan and to elected officials and the Mark Treyger also spoke There is a lot that needs to es, “it disproportionately the bus stops so that riders about the need to put a sebe done, Rose said. The subpublic “to hold the MTA ac- affects the outer boroughs,” can wait for the bus in safeway system, in particular, rious effort into repairing countable,” Gounardes said. Treyger said, adding that ty, she said. There are only a 90-minute commute is a is burdened with outdated subways and buses to ease At several points during two such islands on 86th track switches, trains that the burden on Southwest the press conference, the routine occurrence for his Street, at Bay Parkway and lawmakers were drowned arrive late, or not at all, and Brooklyn riders. constituents. 20th Avenue.
2nd department / new Business Formations 11207
SHARI ANTOINETTE, LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: SHARI ANTOINETTE, LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 6/10/2019. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/ HER IS SHARI SIMON, 214 SCHAEFER STREET, APT. 1F, BROOKLYN, NY, 11207. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #171769
MOON GARDEN LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: MOON GARDEN LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 2/28/2017. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/HER IS AN-
THONY KIM BUN CHAN, 151 BAY 29 ST APT 2F BROOKLYN, NY, 11214-5064. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #171532
WEALTH BOROUGH ASSOCIATES, LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: WEALTH BOROUGH ASSOCIATES, LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 06/04/2019. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/HER IS OGHENETEGA OKORO 1130 BEDFORD AVENUE SUITE 53 BROOKLYN, NY, 11216. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: . #171277
BLACKBIRD ATHLETICS LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: BLACKBIRD ATHLETICS LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 6/27/2019. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS
BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/HER IS BLACKBIRD ATHLETICS LLC, 615 GATES AVE. #2B, BROOKLYN, NY, 11221. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #172437
LLC. AUTH. FILED W/ SSNY ON 6/12/19. OFFICE: KINGS CO. LLC FORMED IN DE ON 4/5/19. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT FOR PROCESS & SHALL MAIL TO: PO BOX 340994, BROOKLYN, NY 11234. DE ADDR. OF LLC: 1111B S GOVERNORS AVE, DOVER, DE 19904. CERT. OF FORM. FILED WITH DE SEC OF STATE, DIV. OF CORPS, 401 FEDERAL ST, #4, DOVER, DE 19901. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL #171612
GRAND RUBY EVENTS LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: GRAND RUBY EVENTS LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 2/20/2019. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/HER IS GRAND RUBY EVENTS LLC, 641 KINGSBOROUGH 6TH WALK # 2D BROOKLYN, NY, 11233. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #171464
2606 D LLC
NOTICE OF QUALIFICATION: 2606 D
114-40 133RD STREET LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 114-40 133RD STREET LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 6/14/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: C/O LEV RIVKIN, 72 COLERIDGE ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11235. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #171969
VEMTAC SERVICES LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF VEMTAC SERVICES LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 1/15/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: ANGELA CARINI, 25 BAY 7TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11228, THE REGIS-
TERED AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS MAY BE SERVED. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #172048
ZIKO 792 GREENE LLC
ZIKO 792 GREENE LLC ART. OF ORG. FILED SEC. OF STATE OF NY 4/28/2016. OFF. LOC. : KINGS CO. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED & SHALL MAIL PROC.: C/O ONE HOME LINE REALTY, 1697 BROADWAY, BROOKLYN, NY 11207. PURPOSE : ANY LAWFUL ACT OR ACTIVITY. #172134
802 DOT, LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 802 DOT LLC AMENDED TO 802 DOT, LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 7/16/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE LLC, 7714 BAY PKWY, APT 3D, BROOKLYN, NY 11214. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #172159
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT A LICENSE NUMBER TBA FOR BEER, WINE AND CIDER HAS BEEN APPLIED FOR BY THE UNDERSIGNED TO SELL BEER, WINE AND CIDER AT RETAIL IN A
RESTAURANT, UNDER THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL LAW AT LA QUEEN TEA HOUSE, INC., 752B 61ST STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11220 FOR ON PREMISES CONSUMPTION. #172315
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