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VOLUME 67 NUMBER 29 • JULY 26-AUGUST 1, 2019

Bay Ridge man charged with aiding ISIS BATH BEACH WAS AMONG BROOKLYN NABES TO LOSE POWER DURING HEAT WAVE

As real feel temperatures soared above 100?., an estimated 3,600 households in the area had to cope with lack of electricity. In total, more than 31,000 Brooklyn households went dark over the weekend of July 20-21, many in places like Bergen Beach, Mill Basin, Canarsie, Flatlands and Georgetown, in addition to Bath Beach. Con Ed was able to restore power for most of Bath Beach by 11 p.m. on Sunday. For more on this story, see brooklynreporter.com.

First responder Christopher Cranston, who died of a 9/11-related illness on July 20 at the age of 48, is remembered

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GEC RENOVATION PROJECT GETS $750,000 BOOST

The allocation, secured by State Sen. Andrew Gounardes, is the final piece of the funding puzzle that will allow the Guild for Exceptional Children to renovate its headquarters at 260 68th St. The construction project will include upgrading an old elevator, modernizing heating and airconditioning systems and making other adjustments to bring the two-story building into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, GEC officials said. The goal is to accommodate better clients who are senior citizens, according to Joseph Riley, the GEC's executive director and CEO. For more on this story, see page 2.

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Common Sense By Jerry Kassar Matter of Fact By Jay Brown Focus on Bay Ridge By Chuck Otey Columns begin on page 9

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Rose visits migrant detention centers on border PAGE 4

Woman found stabbed MARC MINDS YOUR BUSINESS to death in Sunset Park PAGE 6

When it comes to dealing with the latest Bay Ridge Honda automobile models — in this case an inspiring fire engine red Honda Civic — lead receptionist and customer service representative Dawn Bader (left) and sales and leasing consultant Stephanie Rivera have everything you need. This sleek edition was on display at the very popular Friday night Summer Stroll on 3rd on July 19, where thousands were able to stop by and appreciate its beauty, like Home Reporter executive Marc Hibsher. For more on the stroll, see pages 8 and 10.

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Councilmembers Justin Brannan and Mark Treyger are asking the Public Service Commission to investigate Con Edison in the wake of service disruptions in Southwest Brooklyn neighborhoods like Gravesend, Bath Beach and Coney Island, requesting that the loss of electric service in the area be part of an investigation previously requested by Gov. Andrew Cuomo with respect to the Manhattan blackout that occurred earlier this month. "Frequently, service outages have occurred in Gravesend, Bath Beach, and Dyker Heights as well, and our offices have documented and met with Con Edison in the past, but they continue to happen. Residents need answers and we demand answers to this recurrent event," Brannan and Treyger said. For more on this story, see brooklynreporter.com.

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GEC renovation project gets $750,000 boost BY PAULA KATINAS

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A major Bay Ridge nonprofit institution that has long been in need of upgrades to its main building can now move forward with the construction work after State Sen. Andrew Gounardes secured $750,000 in state funding for the project. The $750,000 was the final piece of the funding puzzle that will allow the Guild for Exceptional Children to renovate its headquarters at 260 68th St. The construction project will include upgrading an

old elevator, modernizing heating and air-conditioning systems and making other adjustments to bring the two-story building into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, GEC officials said. The goal is to accommodate better clients who are senior citizens, according to Joseph Riley, the GEC’s executive director and CEO. “This is work we have long needed,” Riley told the Home Reporter. Under the current configuration of the building, many of the programs the GEC runs

are located on the second floor. Several elderly clients have expressed concern about having to take an elevator or climb stairs to get to the classes and programs. The renovation will allow the GEC to move educational and recreational programs down to the ground floor to make accessibility easier for older clients. The building hasn’t been renovated in 45 years, GEC officials said. The GEC, which was founded in the late 1950s by a group of parents of developmentally disabled children, provides educa-

Joseph Riley (right), executive director and CEO, and Sen. Gounardes stand next to a drawing of the organization’s main building.

tion, job training, housing, recreational activities and therapy to hundreds of clients and their families in several Brooklyn neighborhoods. Roberta Lopez, a GEC client, said she is happy that the 68th Street building is finally getting a facelift. “I like this building but not so much. It needs work,” she told the Home Reporter. The renovation project has been a long time coming, according to GEC officials. The GEC had already received $1.85 million from the City Council and raised an additional $200,000 on its own, but was unable to proceed with the expensive renovation. “The project was stalled,” Riley said. That is until Gounardes secured $750,000 in the 20192020 state budget. Gounardes, a Democrat who represents Bay Ridge and other communities in Southwest Brooklyn, visited the GEC on July 17 to make the big announcement. “I have good news for you guys. We were able to get money from the state to help with the renovations,” he told a group of clients, staff members and administrators. The group cheered. “The Guild for Exceptional Children is a beloved institution,” Gounardes later said in a statement. “Those of us who grew up in Bay Ridge have grown up deeply admiring and respecting their work. The GEC promotes equal rights and dignity for those with special needs so they can enjoy a great quality

State Sen. Andrew Gounardes said he was impressed with the artworks the GEC’s clients were creating during his visit. ebrooklyn media/Photos by Paula Katinas of life and reach their full potential, as every person deserves.” Frank Sena, president of GEC’s Board of Directors, said the construction work will give clients and workers a big boost. “Our individuals and dedicated staff will finally have space appropriate to their needs,” he stated. During his visit, Gounardes was given a tour of the building

and made a stop at the GEC’s art studio to watch clients work on projects. He also sat with clients like Joann Sapia and Ajuwon Newton and heard from them about the GEC’s programs. “We do a lot of things here,” Sapia told Gounardes. Newton said the building renovation is important to the clients. “It needs to be updated. We have to be safe,” he said.

Bay Ridge man allegedly turned ISIS sniper charged in federal court BY NOAH GOLDBERG

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A Brooklyn man who ditched the borough in 2013 to fight for ISIS was charged Friday with providing material support to the terrorist organization, federal prosecutors announced. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov lived in Brooklyn from 1998 to 2013, when he traveled to Turkey and then subsequently to Syria, allegedly to join the Islamic State. Asainov was a sniper for ISIS and attempted to recruit more Americans to the group, according to prosecutors. He rose through the ranks,

becoming an “emir” in charge of teaching other ISIS fighters to use weapons, federal prosecutors said. The criminal complaint unsealed against Asainov did not state whether or not he killed anyone in Syria. “We are the worst terrorist organization in the world that has ever existed,” Asainov messaged an associate in 2015, according to prosecutors. Asainov was seen by District Judge Steven Gold in Brooklyn Federal Court Friday afternoon. He was detained by the Syrian Democratic Forces before being transferred into FBI cus-

tody, according to prosecutors. “The defendant, a naturalized U.S. citizen residing in Brooklyn, turned his back on the country that took him in and joined ISIS, serving its violent ends in Syria and attempting to recruit others to its cause,” said Richard Donoghue, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of

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New York. In happier times, Asainov lived in Bay Ridge. According to the criminal complaint, Asainov sent a photo to another associate with a photo of three dead soldiers, saying, “We are dying here.” One of the soldiers was “wearing a patch that identi-

fies him as an ISIS fighter,” according to the complaint. Asainov allegedly attempted to recruit a confidential informant who had known him since 2008 to join ISIS in Syria. He told the informant that if he joined ISIS, he would get a job, housing, food and $50 per month, according to prosecu-

tors. He allegedly asked the confidential informant to send him $2,800 to buy a scope for his rifle, though the informant did not send the money. In another message, he told the confidential informant that even “grandmothers” were joining ISIS, the complaint says.

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Rose heads to border to visit migrant detention centers BY PAULA KATINAS

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Rose added that he supported the Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in CBP Custody Act, a bill recently passed by the Committee on Homeland Security to ensure proper treatment of migrants at the border. Rose was the object of protesters’ anger during a proimmigrant demonstration outside his Bay Ridge office on July 2. Protesters decried the conditions in the immigrant detention centers and demanded that Rose visit the U.S.Mexico border. Edwards-Jenks, a spokesperson for Rose, said the congressmember’s visit to the border was not a response to the protesters.

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U.S. Rep. Max Rose, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, traveled to the Rio Grande Valley on Friday to get a first-hand look at the conditions under which undocumented immigrants are being held by the federal government. Rose, a Democrat representing Southwest Brooklyn and Staten Island, was part of a bipartisan delegation of House members making the trek to the border. “Our tour was a powerful experience and seeing the cri-

sis first-hand only reaffirms what we all know and have seen reported, human beings are suffering in our custody,” Rose said in a statement. The lawmakers visited Customs and Border Patrol facilities around McAllen, Texas. The delegation also scheduled a stop at a shelter run by the Department of Health and Human Services to meet with people working on the ground. “The administration has presented a false choice as if the greatest country in the world cannot keep our nation safe while caring for those fleeing violence and I refuse to play along,” Rose said.

U.S. Rep. Max Rose called the tour of detention facilities, “a powerful experience.”

First responder Christopher Cranston dies of 9/11-related illness BY JOHN ALEXANDER JALEXANDER @BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM

How Bay Ridge coped with scorching heat BY PAULA KATINAS

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Despite the excessive heat warning, the Summer Stroll on 3rd event went on without a hitch with thousands of people walking along a car-less, 10-block stretch of Third Avenue between Bay Ridge Avenue and 80th Street to enjoy live music and sidewalk cafes. The stroll is sponsored by the Merchants of Third Avenue. Leaders of community institutions, like the Bay Ridge Center, extended their hours of operation and reached out to elderly residents to urge them to stay indoors over the weekend. “We stayed open longer, until 6 p.m. We normally close at 4,” said Todd Fliedner, deputy executive director of

the Bay Ridge Center, a senior citizen program at 411 Ovington Ave. The center’s leaders kept the place open to give older adults the chance to cool off in an air-conditioned space. Bay Ridge showed its community spirit during the heat wave, according to Councilmember Justin Brannan. “The brutal heat over the weekend didn’t stop Bay Ridge from coming out to Third Avenue Summer Stroll on Friday or catching a movie at Dyker Beach Park on Saturday night … my office was in constant contact with city agencies to address any issues related to the heat or anything else that came up,” said Brannan. “I think all in all, people handled it very well,” he added.

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Heroic first responder Christopher Cranston died of a 9/11 related illness on Saturday, July 20, at the age of 48. The retired NYPD detective spent his career in Brooklyn’s 60th and 62nd Precincts before retiring in 2013. Cranston worked for six months helping in the Ground Zero recovery efforts following the Sept. 11 attacks in New York City. 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. Christopher Edward Cranston was born on Christmas Day, 1970, the seventh and youngest child of a large Irish family in the Kensington section of Brooklyn. He attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Grammar School and Ditmas Junior High School, and graduated from Edward R. Murrow High School. Cranston became a New

York City police officer in 1991 and, as a rookie, was assigned to the 62nd Precinct in Bensonhurst. Cranston met his wife Clare Owens in 1996 and the couple married in 1999 before settling in Breezy Point to raise their five children. After 9/11, Cranston spent the next six months at Ground Zero, the morgue and the Staten Island landfill searching through the rubble for anything to give some closure to families who lost a loved one. According to his wife, “He worked six days a week for 12 hours a day, leaving little to no time for his family or even to rest.” In 2001, Cranston was promoted to detective. He was assigned to the 60th Precinct in 2003, where he worked until his retirement ten years later. In July 2018, he learned that he had contracted colorectal cancer due to his work at Ground Zero. Cranston fought hard for legislation extending the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, which passed the U.S. Senate on July 23.

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Lawmakers offer support to immigrant communities targeted by ICE raids BY KELLY MENA KELLY@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM

Local lawmakers took to the streets of Sunset Park on Sunday, July 21 to combat the panic in immigrant communities in the wake of ongoing raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez and Councilmember Carlos Menchaca, who represent the area on the federal and local levels, respectively, went into the heart of the largely immigrant neighborhood to check in on families and reassure non-U.S. citizen residents of

their rights. Sunset Park has been the most-targeted area across the city in the past week for ICE, accounting for half of the eight so-far confirmed raids across the city. More than 47 percent of residents are foreign-born in Community District 7, which encompasses Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace, according to data from the New York City Planning Department. “Today is just ‘Know Your Rights,’ and part of what we’re trying to do is show that there are government officials who are in

support with them [immigrants] — but this isn’t just happening in one part of the neighborhood, it’s happening everywhere,” Menchaca told this paper. “If one person is attacked, everyone is attacked.” The pair started at the Eighth Avenue subway station at the center of the area’s Chinatown, where they passed out “Know Your Rights” information to straphangers. The Chinese-American population in the area has been growing in recent years, with city data showing that 32.4 percent of individuals identify as Asian.

After a visit to a recreation center, the lawmakers stopped at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church for Sunday morning mass with a congregation of Latinx immigrants and families. “The most important thing is if someone has the potential to get detained by ICE, that you have a plan. That you have the phone number of a lawyer, or my office, or that of [Councilmember] Carlos Menchaca, if you have a problem…we want to prevent disinformation and for people to know their rights,” Velazquez told the congregation.

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Cops seek suspect who allegedly sexually abused woman inside car in Bay Ridge BY JAIME DEJESUS

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Cops are looking for a man they say sexually abused a 32year-old woman inside a car in Bay Ridge. According to authorities, on July 5 at around 12:45 a.m., the woman was sleeping in the front passenger seat of the car, which was parked at 83rd Street

and Fourth Avenue, when the suspect reached in through the open window of the vehicle and sexually abused her. The man then fled towards Fourth Avenue and 82nd Street. Police describe the suspect as a white man, 40-50 years old. When last seen, he was wearing a black t-shirt, black shorts and black sneakers. Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity is

asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577. All calls are strictly confidential.

Woman found stabbed to death in Sunset Park BY JAIME DEJESUS

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A woman has been stabbed to death in Sunset Park in what a police source has told this paper has been labeled a domestic violence

incident. According to authorities, on Monday, July 22 at around 9:55 p.m., police responded to an assault with a knife outside a house at Eighth Avenue and 46th Street. When the officers got there, they found the victim unresponsive with multi-

ple stab wounds. EMS rushed her to Maimonides Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Although the investigation remains ongoing, the same police source told this paper that the suspect had been apprehended in Indiana.

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The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton. SNACK ATTACK: A 28year-old man was arrested for allegedly stealing dumplings from a restaurant at 63rd Street and Eighth Avenue on Sunday, July 21. Police say that at around 6:46 p.m., the suspect entered the restaurant, took out a knife and made off with the food. LATE NIGHT ASSAULT: A 21-year-old man arrested for allegedly attacking a 47-yearold man at Fourth Avenue and 87th Street on Friday, July 19 at around 3:38 a.m. Cops say that the alleged attacker punched the victim in the face, injuring his cheek. NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT: Two crooks robbed a pharmacy near Fort Hamilton

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Parkway and 67th Street of over $2,308 worth of allergy medicine on Friday, July 19 at around 8:45 p.m. According to the police, two men entered the back stockroom inside the store and stole the medicine including Allegra and Flonase. The two then fled in an unknown direction. No arrests have been made.

mailed on July 15 at 95th Street and Third Avenue was stolen and reused by an unknown perp. According to reports, the victim, a 51-year-old man, claims someone took it, bleached it and reused it. No arrests have been made.

CROOK GETS INSIDE VICTIM’S CAR: A car parked at 74th Street and Sixth Avenue was broken into on Friday, July 19. According to the police, the victim, a 35year-old man, parked the car at around 1:30 p.m. Later in the day, he returned and noticed that several items had been stolen, including credit cards. The victim says he may have left the car door unlocked. No transactions were made using the cards. No arrests have been made.

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61-YEAR-OLD WOMAN STRANGLED, ROBBED: A 61-year-old woman was attacked and robbed by a man posing as a cop at 23rd Avenue and 62nd Street on July 10. According to reports, at around 9:32 p.m., the woman was walking home when the perp approached her and said, “I am a cop. Follow me.” She was still headed home when the crook tried to snatch her bag. When she tried to call 911, he threw her to the ground, put his

hands around her neck and strangled her till she lost consciousness. Witnesses saw the crook get inside a black sedan and take off westbound on 61st Street. No arrests have been made. ROBBED AT KNIFEPOINT: A 24-year-old man was robbed at knifepoint by four men at West 10th Street and Bay Parkway on July 10 at 2:50 a.m. According to the police, the men, described to be in their 20s, approached the victim from behind. One of them punched him while another took out a knife with a silver blade and said, “Run your pockets.” One of the assailants took a phone out of his pocket and threw it on the floor. They then took cash from the victim’s wallet and fled on foot westbound on Avenue O towards Bay Parkway. No arrests have been made. BROOM BRAWL: A 68year-old man was arrested for

allegedly attacking a 67-yearold man with a broomstick inside a park at 81st Street and 18th Avenue on July 15 at around 7:45 a.m. According to reports, the victim was sitting on a chair drinking coffee when the suspect approached him and claimed it was his table. The assailant then allegedly threw the victim’s book on the floor, threw the coffee at him and hit him with the broomstick several times. DOWN THE DRAIN: An apartment at 19th Avenue and 70th Street was burglarized some time between July 17 at around 4 a.m. and July 18 around 4 p.m., while the resident, a 52-year-old man, was away having surgery. When the victim returned home, he found the door unlocked but was not sure if anything had been taken because the effects of the medication he had been given had not yet completely worn off. When he woke up the following morning, he

realized that $3,700 and jewelry had been stolen. The building’s superintendent told the victim that a plumber had been in the apartment on July 18 at around 3 p.m. No arrests have been made. MAN STABBED OVER MONEY: A 36-year-old man stabbed another man over money inside a train station at 62nd Street and New Utrecht Avenue on July 19 at around 5 p.m. Cops say the victim, a 28-year-old man, had arranged to meet with the attacker, a friend of his, and another person to get $300 he was owed. During the encounter, however, the older man got angry and allegedly stabbed the victim with an unknown object. According to the police, he and his companion then fled onto a northbound train. The victim used a private taxi to get to NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn where he was treated for his injury. No arrests have been made.


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Soaring temperatures heat up Third Avenue Summer Stroll BY JOHN ALEXANDER JALEXANDER @BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM

Even with 90° temperatures on Friday night, July 12, the crowds came out for the second weekend of the Third Avenue Summer Stroll. From 68th Street to 80th Street strollers enjoyed a wide variety of food, music and entertainment, not to mention endless activities for the children. Restaurants along the strip had bands playing and outdoor seating so strollers could stop and take in the sights. Outside the Greenhouse Café at 79th Street, a band played while people danced in the street; and tables were packed in front of Salty Dog at Bay Ridge Parkway. Bay Ridge’s Summer Stroll

is part of DOT’s Weekend Walks program, which was created to allow communities to use streets as public spaces. The event was presented by the Merchants of Third Avenue along with City Councilmember Justin Brannan and State Sen. Andrew Gounardes. “Summer Stroll was a blast!” enthused Gounardes. “It was a hot one, but we had a good crowd out on Third Avenue enjoying local food, drinks and shops. I’m proud that my team could help organize these beloved strolls so our community can let loose and have fun.” Highlights of the stroll included a crowd-pleasing dance performance in front of Dimensions in Dance at 76th Street and a variety of artwork for sale all along the

Local organizers were out on the avenue. stroll route. Among the elected officials

Joan Silk, James Silk, Syliva Hammer and John Hammer enjoyed dinner at Picante.

and community leaders walking along the avenue were Brannan; Gounardes; Assemblymembers Mathylde Frontus and Nicole Malliotakis; New York State Conservative Party Chair Jerry Kassar; former State Sen. Marty Golden; Merchants of Third Avenue President Bob Howe; Brian Chin, VP and branch manager at Northfield Bank; Hon. Matt D’Emic; and Chuck Otey, one of the founders of the Summer Stroll and executive secretary of the Merchants of Bay Ridge. Chin called the stroll a “wonderful community activity,” adding, “These strolls bring the community together and help our local small businesses.” Brannan was especially impressed with the turnout. “It’s really so cool to see how far Summer Stroll has come,” Brannan told this paper. “We struggled in the early days to get it right. It took a lot of work from a lot of people behind the scenes. Not to mention, many people were originally against the idea and now everyone seems to love it. It’s become just another great neighborhood tradition, rain or shine,” he continued. “Even during an insane heatwave, we had a great crowd and everyone had a good time. Just a great way to spend a summer Friday with your neighbors, supporting our many great local businesses and non-profit organizations.”

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Music outside the Pour House.

Veronica Giurdanella displays her artwork.

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News Around the Boro BAY RIDGE — U.S. Rep. Max Rose (D-Southern Brooklyn-Staten Island) last week visited the Rio Grande Valley in Texas as part of a bipartisan Homeland Security delegation to examine migrants’ conditions at the Mexican border, according to the Brooklyn Reporter. The group visited facilities near McAllen Texas, including a Border Patrol station, processing center and holding facility. They also visited a Department of Health and Human Services shelter and let with local immigration activists. “Our tour was a powerful experience, and seeing the crisis firsthand only reaffirms what we all know and have seen reported — that human beings are suffering in our custody,” said Rose.  BOROUGHWIDE — The MTA plans to cut back service on three Brooklyn bus routes starting this fall, according to the Brooklyn Paper. Commuters on the B38, which runs from Bushwick to Downtown, will wait up to three minutes longer for buses on weekdays. The B43, which runs along Myrtle Avenue, will have fewer buses on weekdays except during evening rush hours. The B15, which goes from Bedford-Stuyvesant to JFK Airport, will have longer waits at middays on weekdays. To mitigate the loss of some buses, the MTA is adding longer, articulated buses to the B38.  CITYWIDE — NYCHA Federal Monitor Bart Schwartz released his first report Monday, according to NBC4. This team found that there have been 18 youths with high levels of lead in their blood so far this year. “NYCHA management has been less cooperative with respect to lead paint,” the report said. NYCHA’s calculations of where children under the age of 6 live within the city projects, the report continued, are based on unreliable or out-of-date information. “When we initially pressed on these and other issues, we met with resistance,” the report added.  CROWN HEIGHTS — Switching problems underneath the Eastern Parkway subway’s Franklin Avenue station, where the 5 and 2 trains branch off from the 4 and 3, caused some riders to be stuck underground for about two hours on Monday afternoon, according to Patch. Lights were on in the train and the air conditioning was working, said several straphangers’ tweets, but riders still were frustrated. The situation also caused long lines at other stations as people waited for trains to come in. The MTA warned riders to expect delays on the 2, 3, 4 and 5 trains as far away as Manhattan and the Bronx and suggested the B, Q, D and R trains as an alternative.  DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — A man suspected of being a serial subway exhibitionist who has repeatedly been seen touching his nether regions while sucking his thumb has been arrested, according to the New York Post. Suspect James Hunt was chased down and tased at the Court Street-Borough Hall station in Brooklyn after resisting arrest on Saturday morning. Earlier, he had allegedly been seen masturbating outside the MTA booth at the station. On June 11, a woman snapped a picture of a person believed to be Hunt masturbating inside the same station, police said. Sgt. Chris O’Connell of the Transit Special Victims Unit said that combating serial subway sex crime offenders has been an “uphill battle” for police. “It’s terrifying for anyone, especially younger victims,” he told the Post.  EAST FLATBUSH — Permits have been filed for a six-story residential building at 1644 New York Ave. in East Flatbush, according to New York YIMBY. The lot, located between Glenwood Road and Avenue H, is three blocks east of the 2 and 5 trains’ Flatbush Avenue station. The building would have 36 apartments, most likely rentals, as well as a cellar and 12 enclosed parking spaces. Demolition permits for the one-family house that is now on the lot were filed this March. Edmond Hakimian is listed as the architect of record.  FLATBUSH — Rapper Sean “P. 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This will be the kickoff event for Combs’ Revolt Summit, which, Combs said, “brings together artists, creators and executives to celebrate the culture and empower the community.” After the performance in Brooklyn, the Summit is traveling to Atlanta and Los Angeles.  FLOYD BENNETT FIELD — The biggest inflatable children’s “bounce house” in the world is coming to Aviator Sports and Events Center at Floyd Bennett Field for 10 days, beginning on July 26, according to the Brooklyn Paper. “It’s the biggest bounce house in the world — that’s according to the Guinness Brook of World Records,” said Cameron Craig, founder of Big Bounce America, the bounce house’s operator. The house features a ball pit, climbing towers, basketball hoops and a DJ station to keep the party hopping. “We’ve got a lot going on in

Culex mosquitoes infected with the West Nile virus have been discovered in New York City Health Department monitoring traps in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, the city said Wednesday afternoon. The Health Department is urging people to protect themselves from mosquito bites using insect repellent and protective clothing. Above, workers with the New York City Health Department load bags of mosquito larvicide into pods on the side of a helicopter for aerial treatments in 2016. AP photo by Mark Lennihan there, from limbo competitions, dance competitions, dodgeball,” said Craig. Separate time slots for the house are arranged by age group: toddlers, children age 4-7, children age 8-14 and adults.  FORT GREENE — The Fort Greene Park Conservancy has hired its first-ever executive director — Rosamond Fletcher, according to the Brooklyn Paper. She comes to the conservancy after seven years as director of programs for the Design Trust for Public Space. “Fort Greene Park exists in a unique context with great socioeconomic diversity, so the conservancy has a responsibility to engage with all community members to balance priorities and build consensus,” she said. She looks forward to “talking to people in the park about their experiences in the park, what they care about and how the conservancy can strengthen their connection to the park.”  GOWANUS — An infant defecating in the city’s Douglass and DeGraw Pool in Gowanus shut down the facility in the midst of Saturday’s extreme heat wave, according to the New York Post. Patrons who showed up hoping to beat the heat were incensed with the news. Around 11 a.m., a line began to form outside the gates. After workers informed would-be pool goers of the closure, many of those on line decided to head for the Red Hook Pool instead. Temperatures topped 100 degrees on both Saturday and Sunday.  GREENPOINT — Hundreds of music superstar hopefuls lined up on Tuesday at the Brooklyn Expo Center on Noble Street in Greenpoint to audition for “American Idol,” according to ABC7. Justin Guarini, runner-up for the show’s first season, was on hand for the auditions. “Talent will take you only so far,” he said. “Your story is going to take you over the top.” Madison Vandenburg, who reached the final three last year, also had some advice for the contestants. “They should take a few minutes for themselves before the audition and just calm down and maybe even warm up a bit before they go on.” Eligible contestants must be between 18 and 25 years old.  MIDWOOD — U.S. Sen. and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ early life in Brooklyn taught him some valuable lessons in life, according to the Associated Press. Sanders recalled that he and his brother shared a trundle bed in his parents’ 3½-room apartment, and that the family, while not poor, lived “from paycheck to paycheck.” Losing his mother when he was 18 also made life difficult for Sanders and contributed to his desire to leave the community where he’d grown up. “Our parents for the most part were American-born, but our grandparents weren’t, and we knew what it was to struggle,” David Sillen, a classmate of Sanders, told the Associated Press. Sanders has described his family as “lower middle class” and has said his parents frequently quarreled over money.  PARK SLOPE — Learn to make your own neon signs at Brooklyn Glass, located at 13th Street and Third Avenue. Brooklyn Glass

co-founder Avid Ablon told CBS New York that, “You’re almost feeling like it’s dangerous, but it’s safe, so you almost end up with kind of an adrenaline high — playing with hot glass.” For $280, people can learn how to heat glass, how to blow it, how to bend it and how to handle it. “[The students] are very experienced in other fields — architecture, accounting, design — all sorts of things. But they come in to get their hands dirty and actually do something.”  PROSPECT HEIGHTS — A quirky Brooklyn can collector who lived out of her trash-filled car until recently, yet owns millions in Manhattan real estate, faces fines of $5,000 a day because she’s allowed a rowhouse she owns at 451 Convent Ave. to become totally rundown, according to the New York Post. The 122-year-old building has partially collapsed floors, holes in the roofs, missing skylights and windows, and other deteriorating features, city Landmarks Preservation Commission said. The woman, Lisa Fiekowski, told the Post she didn’t know about the lawsuit. She said the damage in the building arose after a fire next door many years ago. Fiekowski added that she was forced to give up her garbage-filled car after it broke down.  PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS — Jason “Kai” Jacobs, who was recently found guilty of pouncing on and beating to death 66-year-old Marc Faust outside the Food Corp. Deli on Rogers Avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, spoke some chilling words in an interview on Rikers Island last Friday, according to popularcrime.com. “I don’t care about that guy,” Jacobs said. “I don’t owe him anything.” Jacobs insisted, despite evidence to the contrary, that Faust attacked him first. “I had to punch him however much as I needed to.” Prosecutors said the fight began after the two engaged in a “stare down” inside the bodega.  RED HOOK — After years of delay, barbecue master Billy Durney’s Red Hook Tavern, focusing on classic New York food, opened Friday. The restaurant-bar at 329 Van Brunt St. was inspired by some of Durney’s favorite restaurants and bars, such as Corner Bistro and McSorley’s Old Ale House, according to New York Eater. Among its offerings are dry-aged burgers, brick chicken, dry-aged strip steak, chicken liver pate, cheese and charcuterie, country ham croquettes and a romaine wedge salad with bacon. Durney is best known as a partner in Hometown BBQ, also on Van Brunt Street.  SUNSET PARK — Five months after an electrical fire at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park cut off power and heat for prisoners for a week, the federal facility caught fire again last Friday afternoon, according to Gothamist. The fire broke out in a laundry room at the jail, but firefighters were able to put it out within an hour. Lawyers who were visiting clients at the jail when the fire broke out said that the facility went into lockdown and reported chemical smoke coming from the vents as they were escorted out of the building Six people suffered minor injuries and were taken to local hospitals for treatment, the FDNY said.

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Graveyard Shift performance series coming to Green-Wood Cemetery BY ALEX WILLIAMSON EDITORIAL@ BROOKLYNREPORTER.COM

Need a reason to live? Here’s one more thing to do before kicking the bucket: spend a summer evening contemplating your mortality at a moonlit show in Green-Wood cemetery. Green-Wood has teamed up with Pioneer Works to present Graveyard Shift, a performance series that will feature two site-specific shows this summer, commissioned for and inspired by the spooky setting. Experimental guitarist Yonatan Gat and the Eastern Medicine Singers, a traditional Algonquin pow wow group Gat has been collaborating with since 2017, will perform at the cemetery’s historic Cedar Dell on July 27. The group plays in a circular formation with the audience surrounding them, rather than keeping the performer on one side and the audience on the other. The circling will get downright concentric when the show comes to the center of Cedar Dell, where the tombstones are already arranged in a ring.

After the performance, the Native American group will lead the audience out of the cemetery with a drumline procession along a moonlit path. According to Gat, the evening will include music and chanting that’s meant in Algonquin tradition to commune with the dead, and which the group doesn’t normally perform in traditional venues. “It’s going to be a very intense experience,” said Gat. “One can’t help but kind of wonder about his own mortality and that of their loved ones in a situation like that. And part of the idea behind the series is to not fear those thoughts and to just accept them as perhaps a beautiful part about being alive.” Interdisciplinary artist and choreographer Kim Brandt will present her new dance performance piece, “Untitled,” at Cedar Dell on August 10. The work will feature performers collapsing mobile structures in “a rumination on circles, spheres, spirals and loops.” Brandt, who has performed at the Shed in Hudson Yards and MoMA PS1, created the

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Yonatan Gat will perform with the traditional Algonquin pow wow group the Eastern Medicine Singers at GreenWood Cemetery on July 27. show especially for the cemetery and has been using Cedar Dell for rehearsals. While it might sound odd for Green-Wood to find a second life as a concert venue as the graveyard begins to run out of burial space, Graveyard Shift is

really about getting back to the cemetery’s roots, according to the series’ co-organizer Bethany Tabor. Tabor points out that, in its early years, Green-Wood was something of a proto-Prospect Park and treated as much as

a picnic ground as a burial ground by the Victorians. “They had a very different relationship to death in that time period. Since then, that relationship has been diminished and harmed in my opinion.” said Tabor. “Events

and programs happening at the cemetery sort of brings us back to that time where we in Western society can mingle with each other and make the cemetery a social space again.” For tickets and info, visit here.

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams backs a neighborhood-led upzoning proposal in North Crown Heights — rezoning that, if enacted, would require developers to create space for job-generating light industrial and artisanal “maker” businesses and community facilities in new residential buildings.

Come take a stroll around the area that has been the focus of several years of effort by Community Board 8’s MCrown Subcommittee, which crafted the rezoning proposal. As the Brooklyn Eagle reported, Adams announced his support for it just last week and called it “a new model for mixed development.” Adams is part of a coalition of citywide advocates and community leaders that sup-

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range of businesses to locate in close proximity to residences.” The area includes blocks bounded by Atlantic Avenue, Grand Avenue, Bergen Street and Franklin Avenue and a stretch of Atlantic Avenue that extends to Vanderbilt Avenue in Prospect Heights. It has interesting businesses in it plus a sprinkling of beautiful rowhouses and repurposed manufacturing buildings. It’s also riddled with vacant lots and empty industrial buildings — properties that present opportunities for development in which housing would cross-subsidize manufacturing space, M-Crown Subcommittee members believe. P.S. In case you didn’t know, CB8 represents the neighborhoods of North Crown Heights, Prospect Heights and Weeksville.

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1916. Now 925 Bergen St. is rented out to commercial tenants, including numerous artists.

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This is Long Island Railroad Sub-Station No. 1 on Atlantic Avenue.

For those of us who are eye-minded, getting a good look at the buildings and vacant lots in the M-Crown zone is a helpful way to draw our minds into this unfolding rezoning story. I did not make up the word “eye-minded.” Recently, it was Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day. According to that posting, eye-minded means “disposed to perceive one's environment in visual terms and to recall sights more vividly than sounds or smells, etc.” So. I strolled around the MCrown area and took pictures. I started on Bergen Street, whose north side is within the M-Crown zone. One thing that caught my eye was a vast grassy lot behind the Brooklyn Pentacostal Assembly. Another thing was redbrick 925 Bergen St., designed by architect John Platte and built in 1885. It’s part of a complex of buildings formerly owned by Nassau Brewery Co. They’re all listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 10INB •• INBROOKLYN Press/Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator/Brooklyn Record/Greenpoint Gazette • Week of July 25,Gazette 2019 • Week of July 25–31, 2019 10INB INBROOKLYN — — AA Special SpecialSection SectionofofBrooklyn BrooklynEagle/Heights Daily Eagle/Brooklyn Eagle/Heights Press/Home Reporter/Brooklyn Spectator/Brooklyn Record/Greenpoint


Eye on REAL ESTATE The M-Crown zone is a mix of auto repair shops, industrial buildings and housing. INBrooklyn photos by Lore Croghan

Now it’s time to check out Atlantic Avenue. The south side of this busy speedway is included in the M-Crown zone. There are numerous auto repair shops, service stations and car washes. There’s a surprise at 1020 Atlantic Ave. — a distinguished building known as Long Island Railroad Sub-Station No. 1. A Brownstoner.com story by architectural history expert As you of course know, at a market like this, the customers buy Suzanne Spellen says the Romanesque Revival building was live birds which the employees constructed in 1905. slaughter and prep for cooking. New York City residents from a variety of cultural backgrounds would rather shop at live poultry markets than buy packaged chicken at grocery stores. Back on Dean Street, afternoon car traffic was backed up. Luckily I was on foot. I turned onto Grand Avenue and walked past a busy tire repair business to the corner of Pacific Street. On the corner at 977-985 Pacific St., there was a vacant field with weeds as tall as I am. I wonder if Elichai Pariente knows that a part of the lot’s chain-link fence has fallen down. Finance Department records show that he’s the authorized signatory of

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The eye-catching house on the corner is 629 Classon Ave. — Continued from page 10INB — At Franklin Avenue I turned the corner and swung around to Dean Street. Arguably the M-Crown zone’s best known building is there — 1000 Dean St., which Brooklyn Flea co-founder Jonathan Butler and his partners turned into a hip office building a half-decade ago. The century-old building was formerly a service station for Studebaker cars.Butler and his partners recently sold 1000 Dean St. for $55.95 million to LIVWRK, city Finance Department records indicate.

A CHOCOLATE FACTORY AND LIVE CHICKENS The Pirika Chocolate Co. building is further down the block, at 972 Dean St. It’s an interesting-looking There’s an enormous grassy lot behind the corner building, which is the Brooklyn Pentacostal Assembly. old industrial property. Around the corner at 622 EMP Grand Pacific LLC, which bought the lot for $6.05 Classon Ave., I discovered T & S Live Poultry. million last year. Anybody who’s brave enough to wade through the weeds could just walk right onto the property.

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en years old at the time, this columnist remembers exactly where he was when Neil Armstrong took that most important of steps onto the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969. As a kid, I thought all the flights to the moon were exciting and had watched two months earlier as Apollo X orbited in a dress rehearsal of the flight that would culminate in the moon landing. When Apollo XI came about, I wanted to see the moon launch, moon landing and, of course, the first step. Like many kids of the time, I understood this was a big deal but maybe not a historically big deal because we were all regular TV viewers of shows like “Star Trek,”

“Lost in Space” and others which depicted events taking place centuries after the moon landing. Nevertheless, I know of no kid at the time that planned to miss the first step. Even if I had been willing to do something else on the 20th, my father made sure that my younger brother and I were going to be present for such a historical event. “‘There has never been anything like this,’ he would say. ‘It’s history. You will get to see one of the most important events in history being made.’” For some reason, I remembered it as late afternoon, but the first step was actually around 11 a.m. Daylight Savings Time on the East Coast. My brother and I sat

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on the rug in the sun porch in our house on 80th Street in Dyker Heights with my parents sitting alongside us on the couch, taking it all in on our black- and-white console Zenith 24-inch-or-so TV. In our imagination, my brother and I were thinking of all the different things that could happen (all bad) when Armstrong opened the hatch and descended the steps. He of course made his famous statement, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” as he made his way down to the moon’s surface. At that time, until my father explained later, I thought a step had broken on the ladder and Armstrong was referring to the broken step. Soon after, all the excitement — at least for my

When Apollo XI came about, I wanted to see the moon launch, moon landing and, of course, the first step. brother and me —was over. It was not the same for my father who the next day bought a couple of copies of the Daily News edition that say Moonday, July 21 and have the famous picture and statement on the cover. One we looked over and the other two copies he wrapped and sealed in heavy plastic and then placed in a drum that had a good seal. We still have

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nti-immigrant sentiments have been front and center in recent national news. Whether it be from the White House or in towns across the country, including locally here in Brooklyn, the topic has been omnipresent. Nativist attitudes are not new and they extend in a different, yet related form, beyond those emigrating from other countries. Similar to the “Go back to where you came from” and “You’re not a real American” refrains we hear, Americans who moved to Brooklyn from other parts of the country are often told they are not a “Real New Yorker” or that they don’t have the right to comment on a local issue. Make no mistake, any negativity they encounter is not on the same level with what foreign-born Brooklynites may face, but these views originate from the same

exclusionary beliefs. Legitimate criticisms of gentrification forcing lifelong Brooklynites out of certain neighborhoods are real, but this is different. Certain people from communities that were restricted thanks to decades of redlining proudly proclaim that their families have been here for generations. The fact is, their family received the privilege of choosing their neighborhood, which wasn’t afforded to families of different ethnicities, races or economic strata. But even if these were historically diverse neighborhoods, any Brooklynite who has lived his or her entire life here has seen many friends and family members move away. Yet, none of them would ever say that those who now live elsewhere have no right to join their kids’ PTA or get involved in the local community board or speak

on political issues in their adopted communities. These “I’ve lived here for generations” folks have family members that have made new homes in New Jersey, on Long Island or in some other part of the country, and they would never tell them that, because they are recent transplants, they have less of a right to be part of the communities where they have chosen to raise their families.

If someone wants to get into a “How Brooklyn are you?” contest, I’m not the person to do it with, but I have no interest in doing that because it doesn’t matter if people have been here five decades or five months While engaging in debates on social media, as well as in real life, I have

them. The copies are no longer in the drum, but are still nicely sealed in the plastic. My father was right — it was a moment in history that we were fortunate to witness. On this past week’s 50th anniversary, I look upon those historic days with the fondest of memories. *** If you are on Facebook, you probably have noticed old (sometimes very old) articles appearing as though the event just happened. Celebrity deaths and crime-related stories seem to reappear all the time, but it could be most anything. On occasion, the person posting mentions that the original story is worth posting again. Mostly, though,

it appears that the story is simply an old one that the individual posting did not realize was from sometime in the past. Recently, I saw a posting go around complaining that the governor’s parole board was going to release a child killer. The person doing the posting wanted to express outrage and ask people to contact the governor, and was right this person should not be paroled. What the person missed was that the board had actually paroled the person last summer. The article being posted was a year old. I do not choose to judge, but I feel comfortable scratching my head wondering what the person posting was thinking.

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often been asked where I am originally from, as if that has any bearing on the subject being discussed. I was born in Victory Memorial Hospital in Bay Ridge, I’ve never lived anywhere but Southern Brooklyn, and I am incredibly proud of my hometown, but I am embarrassed by how frequently my Brooklyn-born brethren resort to this attack. If someone wants to get into a “How Brooklyn are you?” contest, I’m not the person to do it with, but I have no interest in doing that because it doesn’t matter if people have been here five decades or five months. As long as they love this community and choose to make it their home, they

have as much right to voice their opinion as anyone else. There is a mentality among some “locals” that if you don’t agree with them on political issues, you must not be from around here. At a debate in Dyker Heights last year, when the audience’s reactions made it clear the room was overwhelmingly in the corner of the Democratic challenger, staffers of the incumbent Republican I was seated close to kept dismissively remarking to me and others, “Go back to Ohio” or some other midwest state. In their mind, our views were different so we must not be “Real Brooklynites.” The demographics of Democratic supporters at that debate were mixed, but most were actually native New Yorkers. I must admit that it isn’t

just the local GOP that has been underestimating how many Brooklyn-born neighbors are not conservatives. When I volunteered for a Democratic campaign in Southern Brooklyn last year, I was frequently surprised by how many lifelong Brooklyn neighbors I met knocking on doors, at campaign events or while volunteering together were progressive Democrats. I had my own preconceived assumptions that I was an outlier as a lifelong Brooklynite who is also progressive. That was wrong of me. I realized that the diversity I value so much in my borough includes a diversity of political views among all of us, whether we’ve lived here for decades or for months.

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Focus on Bay Ridge By Charles F. Otey

Third Ave. needs BID to fend off Amazon, sustain Summer Stroll, festival, holiday lights & more

She’s Charmed!

Jeanine Condon, a proprietor of the trendy Charmed boutique at 8311 Third Ave., lends her clear support to the Summer Stroll on 3rd, which will continue next Friday night, Aug. 2, from 80th to 90th streets. Condon is a member of the Third Avenue BID Steering Committee and an officer of the Merchants of Third Avenue Business/Civic Association. ebrooklyn media/Photo by Chuck Otey

Voting in Business Improvement District will unify stores, building owners to preserve neighborhood

Last Friday evening, despite the heat, a few thousand strollers stepped out to enjoy the second installment of Third Avenue’s 2019 Summer Stroll on 3rd program. While Verena and I took a seat outside Greenhouse Cafe, a friend who said she had just seen Merchants of Third Avenue President Bob Howe headlining a “Third Avenue Needs a BID” display, walked by and inquired, “Why are you [the Merchants of Third Avenue] looking to set up a Business Improvement District along Third Avenue?” “Do you want the long or the short answer,” I replied. “Whatever,” she replied. “It’s hot as hell here!” The answer, I explained, is actually quite simple: “If you want to continue to enjoy our Summer Strolls, the festivals, the essential but very expensive holiday lights, the parades and the many ways local businesses continue to contribute financially and as volunteers to keep this a really quality place to live, you will cheerfully welcome the arrival of a Business Improvement District.” “Third Avenue is doing well,” she observed with a sweep of her well-tanned arm. “Do we really need a BID?” Another easy answer: “Third Avenue has blossomed during the past few decades thanks to volunteers and leaders like Bob Howe, Festival Manager Chip Cafiero, Brian Chin of Northfield Bank, Jeanine Condon of Charmed, John Keegan of Greenhouse Cafe, Wade Jabour of Jabour Realty, Jay Sessa of McLaughlin’s Funeral Home, Lloyd Berg of Verrazano Vision and many more. But the only way to keep the avenue a drawing card for Bay Ridge is through a BID.”

“How about new volunteers?” my friend asked. Yet another easy reply: “Volunteers are a vanishing breed. Number one, too many people today think that they become a volunteer just by signing a petition on the web, then ordering some cheaper merchandise from Amazon and sitting at home watching the latest Netflix show.” On a roll of sorts, I asked her, “Do you know how many local retail stores here on Third or throughout the city have been decimated by Amazon and other web giants?” She guessed, “A lot.” “Amazon and the other web giants got away for years with paying little or no taxes, but merchants here are paying up to $20,000 per year for just a regular storefront,” I couldn’t resist saying. Even though she was (and I hope remains) a good friend, my questioner seemed surprised to learn the maximum tax advantage Amazon and others get from the system and the heavy tax burden inflicted on the smallest of retail stores. This was the umpteenth time I’ve had this conversation, so I was prepared to add quickly, “The only way to preserve the businesses we have is to let everyone here — store owners, property owners and other stakeholders — get behind a Third Avenue BID.” Continuing the roll, I explained, “Do you know that out of the hundreds of businesses and property owners around and on Third Avenue only about 20 or 30 are regular, committed supporters of the Merchants of Third Avenue Business/Civic Association? Howe and his officers, as well as a handful of civic volunteers, go door to door to raise the funds for programs like the holiday lights and Summer Stroll on 3rd. They raise the money, staff the events and

Live music outside Greenhouse Cafe drew a large crowd at the July 19 stroll. deal with the city’s complex rules and regulations so that we can enjoy the good stuff like these Friday night Summer Strolls.” There are about 80 well-established BIDs throughout the city. Their collective experience shows that when a BID comes in, real estate values stabilize, local shops benefit directly from increased foot traffic and the BID area gains more respect from city agencies which tend to favor BIDS over volunteer merchant/civic associations. For instance, I told my friend as she tried to walk away, “Did you know that the Fifth Avenue BID just received a $100,000 marketing grant from the city?” “Why?” she asked. “Because they’re a BID,” I replied. To my satisfaction, she gave a halting nod of approval. As she walked away I was reminded of the prevalent adage, “Money talks.”

“When you’ve won your case,” a judge once advised me after he had granted my motion, “just keep quiet and say thank you to the court.” So I’ll close quickly with this quote from the Merchants of Third Avenue BID mission statement: ”The major goal of BID formation is to create a formal organization to act as an advocate, liaison, promoter and problem solver for the business community, and enhance quality of life for all who live, work, dine, shop, stroll, and invest in businesses and properties on Third Avenue. The BID formation Steering Committee is focused on creating an organizational structure to deliver those goals in an efficient and costeffective manner, recognizing that every dollar spent will directly impact the avenue in a positive way. The BID formation aims to unlock the long-term potential of Bay Ridge Third Avenue, ensuring that the corridor maintains its vibrance and economic viability in perpetuity.”

Pictured in front of a display promoting the “Make a BID on Third” movement at the July 19 Summer Stroll on 3rd are Home Reporter columnist Jerry Kassar, Charmed proprietor Jeanine Condon, Merchants of Third Avenue President Bob Howe, Diana Howe, Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, Merchants of Third Avenue Executive Secretary Chuck Otey, Merchants of Third Avenue Co-Treasurer Brian Chin and Home Reporter executive Marc Hibsher (left to right). ebrooklyn media/Photos by Arthur De Gaeta


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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 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 withvery each of back. the available cats and The author notes that schoolyahoo.com. zone speed We are inMemorial traffic since changes. program changes behavior. Hamilton and High School Alumni Associaery Brooklyn Dayfor Parade its Fort couch potato and laid Contact Troyens44@ Anthony buried in a state of crisis Principals David Whitebook Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, Tom Greene. Both are dogs and helps ensure the best possible match with cameras will be on after school hours safety. Traffic deaths have increased by He further states that “drivers tion, stopped, bringing free doughnuts for founding 1880. yahoo.com. Only the most reckless and dangerous Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, and Tom Greene. are Tickets are by making it inthe former presidents of Both the Bay adoptive families. Zani’s Furry Friends is a memand on roads without schools. Inshould just assume that all of 16 percent this year, while traffic injuries rack up violations after being all volunteers. “Hi, I’m Tali,drivers a gorgeous, white long-haired cat in search are Ridge making it Civil the formerCommunity presidents ofCouncil, the Bay $75Tickets perthe person. largest ber of the Mayor’s Alliance and a New Hope ticketed time and time again, and if they have risen to nearly 61,000 every year. Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights deed, schools serve as commu* * * “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 Luckily, thanks to a bill I sponsored in are in a schoolThe safetyKings zone.” County Republican nity hubs open day and night. do, they should pay the price. with the Animal Care & Control of New York City. 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 scholarthe State Senate, the city is taking action: I often say, “Drive like your Activities such as meetings, The school zone speed camera expansion There 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, s h i p school The school zone speed camera expansion kids live here.” eventstoand producwill save lives, and has received the strong Petco, 1280 Lexington Avenue, between East 86th Dinner on Sunday, June 22, from noon 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 comrecently went into effect. It wouldp.m., be a at great happen at and all hours. support of manyin members of our commu87th Streets Manhattan from 12:30Gargiulo’s in Coney Island.tions Among backEast claws. I there have been living with my is mom all these years, but now is a toddler. The baby sweet, but I at theMen’s next meeting Also as partthere of the were com- ofspeaker St. Patrick’s Club, on memoration to honored our crash-guests will be WestchesterFamilies take 5:30pm. many differ-Hope We know that school zone speed cameras improvement nity.to Nosee parent, child, senior or person of you soon. the 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 7:30 p.m., encampments of Union and work. When the cameras were installed, plagued streets ifExecutive we all drove ent roads to travel to school, any age should live in fear of crossing the GOP’s 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,ty at 7:30 p.m., Rob Astorino, the state encampments of Union and injuries in the like club Confederate re-enactors who and it’s essential to prioritize street. It’s time for a change. speeding dropped by 63 percent, we room werecandidate inadjacent a school safety *** for governor. a space where I can be the queen. Can you find a place for me in your quiet home?” in the club room adjacent Confederate re-enactors who to St. Patrick’s gym- that pitched tents the declined by 17near percent andmain deaths dropped zone. This school is an obligation the most dangerous areas. We If you can’t WOOF: drive within 10 mph of the HEY JUDE...WOOF “I am heartbroken to He has tapped as the county’s “Man for me in your quiet home?” Kim 718-344-9697 to St. Patrick’s school gympitched tents near the main nasium at 97th Street andbeen gate, on both Sunday and from 18 to 8. we have to our neighbors, and BY STATE SEN. banned placing cameras on speedhalf-Pointer-mix, limit after being caught more than a give up my two 10-month-old pups. of the Year.” Other honorees include former Kim 718-344-9697 nasiumwill athelp 97thaddress Street and gate, Jerry on Kassar both Sunday and column Fourth Avenue. Memorial Day. argues While stepbecauseanddozen in his recent the recent ANDREW GOUNARDES highway off-ramps, times, then shouldn’t at all. around. Sabrina Tyson love toyou play ball drive and run GOP Assembly Candidate Tom McCarthy PURRFECT MEWS: All of Jenny’s rescued kitties Fourth Avenue. Memorial Day. While step••• ping along in the nighttime those aren’t the most unsafe spike in traffic collisions in that the bill may be “met with hostility” by State Sen. Andrew Gounardes represents Both pups love 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 in the More southern news from St. procession, we came across thealong community. But nighttime it was the communiBrooklyn. locations. thegives 22nd Senate District in Bay Ridge, Dyker you. Sabrina kisses but homes. sometimes gives a litcil candidate and President of the Brooklyn have been adopted into loving More No news from St. procession, we came across On Sunday, June 5, more than 10 Susan Pulaski, a former one has a right to drive ty — safe streets advocates and the Patrick’s. many Speed cameras also stop people frombite Heights, Bathhates Beach,the Gra-vacuum tle love beforeBensonhurst, kisses. She Youngconcert Republicans Russell Gallo as “Young Patrick’s. On Sunday, June 5, Susan Pulaski, a former after a 2 p.m. special president of the Bay Ridge miles above the speed limit on the busiest speeding again. Only 19 percent families affected by traffic violence — who of tickets vesend, Gerritsen Beach, Manhattan Beach and barks at it. Tyson loves people, loves to play and Republican of the Year,” plus the following after acity 2 p.m. special concert president of the Bay in St. Patrick’s Church, there Historical Society and a Ridge comc h a i rla-showing that this and Marine Park. streets, not when lives are at stake. fought with me for these much-needed go to repeat offenders, 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 Hall, Joan Braunstein and Mary Members of Obviously, the Society of Old Brooklynites march will beof an unveilingofand mitteeTen. chair at Community person of the Kassenbrock cation a portrait the dedilate 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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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPLAINT -OF- CIVIL ACTION NO.: 19-CV-2724 CONSTANTINOS CHARIDEMOU, AS OWNER OF A 1994, 33- FOOT SEA RAY RECREATIONAL VESSEL, FOR EXONERATION FROM OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, PETITIONER. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT CONSTANTINOS CHARIDEMOU, AS OWNER OF A 1994, 33FOOT SEA RAY RECREATIONAL VESSEL, PURSUANT TO 46 U.S.C. SEC. SEC. 30501 ET SEQ., INVOLVING ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME CLAIMS WITHIN THE MEANING OF RULE 9(H) OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE AND RULE F OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR ADMIRALTY OR MARITIME CLAIMS AND ASSET FORFEITURE ACTIONS OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, CONCERNING ANY CLAIMS FOR LOSS, DAMAGE AND/OR INJURY ARISING OR RESULTING FROM AN ALLEGED INCIDENT, WHICH IS CLAIMED TO HAVE OCCURRED ON OR ABOUT DECEMBER 17, 2017, WHILE PETITIONER’S VESSEL WAS AT A MARINA SITUATED ON THE NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT; AND PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT ALL PERSONS, FIRMS, ENTITIES OR CORPORATIONS, HAVING ANY CLAIM OR SUIT AGAINST THE PETITIONER’S OR HIS VESSEL ARISING OR RESULTING FROM THE ALLEGED INCIDENT MUST FILE A CLAIM AS PROVIDED IN RULE F OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR ADMIRALTY OR MARITIME CLAIMS AND ASSET FORFEITURE ACTIONS OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT, AT THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, 225 CADMAN PLAZA EAST, BROOKLYN, NY 11201, AND MUST DELIVER OR MAIL TO THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE PETITIONER, JAMES E. MERCANTE, ESQ., RUBIN, FIORELLA, FRIEDMAN & MERCANTE LLP, 630 THIRD AVENUE, 3RD FLOOR, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10017, A COPY ON OR BEFORE THE 30TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2019 OR BE DEFAULTED. PERSONAL ATTENDANCE IS NOT REQUIRED. FURTHER, ANY CLAIMANT DESIRING TO CONTEST PETITIONER’S RIGHT EITHER TO EXONERATION FROM OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL FILE AN ANSWER TO THE COMPLAINT ON OR BEFORE THE AFORESAID DATE AS REQUIRED BY SUPPLEMENTAL RULE F OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR ADMIRALTY OR MARITIME CLAIMS AND ASSET FORFEITURE ACTIONS OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, AND DELIVER OR MAIL A COPY TO THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE PETITIONER, OR BE DEFAULTED. DATED: JUNE 6, 2019 #171297

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SUPREME COURT KINGS COUNTY JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, PLAINTIFF AGAINST ROLI L. PESSU A/K/A ROLI PESSU, ET AL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF(S) FEIN, SUCH & CRANE, LLP, 28 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 1800, ROCHESTER, NY 14614 ATTORNEY (S) FOR PLAINTIFF (S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED APRIL 19, 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 1, 2019 AT 2:30 PM. PREMISES KNOWN AS 2297 PACIFIC STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11233. BLOCK 1435 LOT 65. 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. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $1,091,035.60 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX NO 15271/2013. MICHAEL DENNIS BENJAMIN, ESQ., REFEREE CHJNC370 THE SALE ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR JULY 11, 2019. #172154

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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

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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) 2802832. MICHAEL D. BENJAMIN, ESQ., REFEREE 36327

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, 952 HEMLOCK ST, LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. UNKNOWN HEIRS AT LAW OF NORMA A. WHITELOCKE, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO AN AMENDED JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON JUNE 3, 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 22, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 642 EAST 105TH 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 8173 AND LOT 57. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 17386/11. DOMINIC J. FAMULARI, ESQ., REFEREE BERKMAN, HENOCH, PETERSON, PEDDY & FENCHEL, P.C., 100 GARDEN CITY PLAZA, GARDEN CITY, NY 11530, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF

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SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK - COUNTY OF KINGS JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY, V. LEROY BRISTOW AS HEIR AT LAW AND NEXT OF KIN OF ANASTASIA BRISTOW, ET AL. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO A FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE DATED APRIL 6, 2018, AND ENTERED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY OF KINGS, WHEREIN JAMES B. NUTTER & COMPANY IS THE PLAINTIFF AND LEROY BRISTOW AS HEIR AT LAW AND NEXT OF KIN OF ANASTASIA BRISTOW, ET AL. ARE THE DEFENDANTS. I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 360 ADAMS STREET ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY 11201, ON AUGUST 8, 2019 AT 2:30 PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 792 CLARKSON AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11203-2202: BLOCK 4635, LOT 6: 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 # 3262/2014. GREGORY M. LASPINA, ESQ. - REFEREE. RAS BORISKIN, LLC 900 MERCHANTS CONCOURSE, SUITE 310, WESTBURY, NEW YORK 11590, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF. #171221

NOTICE OF SALE

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 CLARKEJAMES, 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. THE BOARD OF MANAGERS OF THE BERGEN HOMES CONDOMINIUM, PLTF. VS. LATANYA PARKER, ET AL, DEFTS. INDEX #510719/2017. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED OCT. 22, 2018, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS ST., BROOKLYN, NY ON THURSDAY, AUG. 8, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREM. K/A 1613 BERGEN ST., UNIT 3, BROOKLYN, NY. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT , PIECE OR PARCEL OF REAL PROPERTY, SITUATE AND BEING A PART OF A CONDOMINIUM IN KINGS COUNTY, STATE OF NEW YORK, KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS UNIT NO. 3 IN 1613, BERGET ST., WITH AN UNDIVIDED 7.0% INTEREST, IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS DEFINED IN THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM ENTITLED “THE BERGEN HOMES CONDOMINIUM”, ESTABLISHING A PLAN FOR CONDOMINIUM OWNERSHIP OF THE LAND AND BUILDING THEREON ERECTED, MADE BY GRANTOR PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 9-B OF THE REAL PROPERTY LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK DATED JAN. 1, 2008 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY OF KINGS ON THE FEB. 26, 2008 IN CRFN #2008000079157. THE UNIT IS ALSO DESCRIBED AS BLOCK 1349 LOT 1111 IN TAX ASSESSOR’S OFFICE IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS. APPROX. AMT. OF JUDGMENT IS $21,841.73 PLUS COSTS AND INTEREST. SOLD SUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. DOMINICK MINGIONE, REFEREE STUART HALPER AND ASSOCIATES, ATTYS. FOR PLTF., 105 WHITSON ROAD, PO BOX 295, BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY. #97215 #171275

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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 €“ COUNTY OF KINGS NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, ET AL, PLAINTIFF, VS. ANTOINETE ABRUZ-

ZO, 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 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE FOR HSI ASSET SECURITIZATION CORPORATION TRUST 2007-OPT1, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007OPT1, V. BARBARA J. BIGGS GLOVER, ET AL. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO A FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE DATED OCTOBER 31, 2018, AND ENTERED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE COUNTY OF KINGS, WHEREIN DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE FOR HSI ASSET SECURITIZATION CORPORATION TRUST 2007-OPT1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-OPT1 IS THE PLAINTIFF AND BARBARA J. BIGGS GLOVER, ET AL. 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 AUGUST 8, 2019 AT 2:30 PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 191 EAST 51ST STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11203: BLOCK 4621, LOT 48: 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, PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 505662/2014. ADAM KALISH, ESQ. - REFEREE. RAS BORISKIN, LLC 900 MERCHANTS CONCOURSE, SUITE 310, WESTBURY, NEW YORK 11590, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF. #171661

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT KINGS COUNTY DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR NEW CENTURY HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST 2005-4, PLAINTIFF AGAINST ANTHONY V. WHEELER A/K/A ANTHONY WHEELER, ET AL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF(S) FEIN, SUCH & CRANE, LLP, 28 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 1800, ROCHESTER, NY 14614 ATTORNEY (S) FOR PLAINTIFF (S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED FEBRUARY 11, 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 8, 2019 AT 2:30 PM. PREMISES KNOWN AS 279 DECATUR STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11233. BLOCK 1675 LOT 51. 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. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $1,033,931.43 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX NO 4163/2008. MICHAEL D. BENJAMIN, ESQ., REFEREE CARC044 #171647

NOTICE OF SALE

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

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., PLAINTIFF AGAINST MARLON BROWN, AND ALL THE HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DISTRIBUTEES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, TRUSTEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, ASSIGNEES AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF ANY OF THE AFORESAID DEFENDANTS, NEXT OF KIN, DISTRIBUTEES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES TRUSTEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, ASSIGNEES AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF ANY OF THE AFORESAID CLASSES OF PERSON, IF THEY OR ANY OF THEM BE DEAD, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE HUSBANDS, WIVES OR WIDOWS, IF ANY, AND ALL OF WHOM AND WHOSE NAMES AND PLACES OF RESIDENCE ARE UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, EXCEPT AS HEREIN STATED, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S) PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED FEBRUARY 20, 2018 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 08, 2019 AT 2:30PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 5219 AVENUE M, BROOKLYN, NY 11234. 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 7850, LOT 2. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT $654,933.83 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT FOR INDEX# 500405/2015. GREGORY M. LASPINA, ESQ., REFEREE GROSS POLOWY, LLC ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 1775 WEHRLE DRIVE, SUITE 100 WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 14221 63717 #171499

NOTICE OF SALE

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

NOTICE OF SALE

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

NOTICE OF SALE

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 FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 16045/11. M. RANDOLPH JACKSON, ESQ., REFEREE BORCHERT & LASPINA, P.C., 19-02 WHITESTONE EXPRESSWAY, SUITE 302, WHITESTONE, NEW YORK 11357, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #171576

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 19982 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 1998-2 TRUST, BY: JOSEF F. ABT, ESQ. 156 WEST 56TH STREET, SUITE 1801 NEW YORK, NY 10019 (347) 246-4776 #172037


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2nd department/ public legal notices SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS

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) 232-7400 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 DE-

SCRIBED 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 GER-

ALD 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, 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 1-800342-3736 OR THE FORECLOSURE RE-

LIEF 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 #171989

2nd department / new business Formations 11215

FRANKLIN TURNPIKE LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: FRANKLIN TURNPIKE LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 3/15/2019. 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 FRANKLIN TURNPIKE LLC, 494 W 19TH STREET BROOKLYN, NY, 11215. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #171961

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VM REALTY 2 LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: VM REALTY 2 LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 06/19/2019. 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 VM REALTY 2 LLC 6717 4TH AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY, 11220. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #171437

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ROGER INCH LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: ROGER INCH LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 6/24/2019. 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 ROGER INCH LLC, 100 E 18TH STREET #3F, BROOKLYN, NY, 11226. PURPOSE/ CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL

PURPOSE.

#171877

11249

LOCUS DEVELOPMENT LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: LOCUS DEVELOPMENT LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 3/28/2019. 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 KATIE SCALLON, 55 NORTH 5TH STREET APT W307 BROOKLYN, NY, 11249. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #171927

SEVENTY TWO 88 LLC

SEVENTY TWO 88 LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SSNY ON 06/07/19. OFF. LOC.: KINGS CO. SSNY DESIG. AS AGT. UPON WHOM PROCESS MAY BE

SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: QING YUN WANG, 354 GRAHAM AVE. STE. B, BROOKLYN, NY 11211. THE REG. AGT. IS QING YUN WANG AT THE SAME ADDRESS. GENERAL PURPOSES. #171146

RUAIS STUDIO LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF RUAIS STUDIO LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 6/11/19. 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, 193A 32ND ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11232. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #171303

NY MED OF BROOKLYN, LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF NY MED OF BROOKLYN, LLC ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 06/11/19. 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, 765 NOSTRAND AVE., BROOKLYN, NY 11216. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY.

CONDOMINIUM LLC, 225 BROADWAY, 32ND FLR, NEW YORK, NY 10007 . PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACT

SKY ONE 2 LLC

400 LINDEN LLC

#171453

NOTICE OF FORMATION, SKY ONE 2 LLC. ARTICLES OF ORG. FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 05/16/2019. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED FOR SERVICE OF PROCESS. SSNY SHALL MAIL COPIES OF ANY PROCESS SERVED AGAINST THE LLC TO: THE LLC, 1632 ATLANTIC AVE., BROOKLYN, NY 11213. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE OR ACTIVITY. #171055

347 GREENE AVENUE CONDOMINIUM LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF THE 347 GREENE AVENUE CONDOMINIUM LLC. ART. OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SECY OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 6/18/19. OFF. LOC.: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIG. AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY TO IS THE 347 GREENE AVENUE

#171895

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 400 LINDEN LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 4/5/19. 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, 461 20TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11215. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #171967

THE CROSSINGS 14 LLC

THE CROSSINGS 14 LLC, ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH THE SSNY ON 07/09/2019. OFFICE LOC: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: C/O RICHARD GIRASOLE, CPA, 7522 13TH AVE, BROOKLYN, NY 11228. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE.

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