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Linda Assini (left), co-founder of the Bay Ridge Parkway 400 Block Association, spearheaded the drive to convince the Landmarks Preservation Commission to designate the block a Historic District. She is pictured with Dr. Roy Olsen and Susan Brown, who also worked on the proposal. eBrooklyn media/File photo by Paula Katinas

HISTORY! Doctors Row becomes Bay Ridge’s first historic district SEE PAGE 2

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Bay Ridge is getting a new bike lane network after all BY MEAGHAN MCGOLDRICK

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The Department of Transportation will move forward with a batch of proposed bike lanes for Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, despite the recommendations made by Community Board 10 earlier this week to nix or further study part of the plan. At its last general meeting before breaking for the summer, the board voted not to approve at least half of a bike network expansion that aims to bring 10 new bike lanes to Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights. In all, five stretches were approved by the panel and five were rejected or sent back to the agency for “further study.” However, a DOT spokesperson confirmed to the Home Reporter on Thursday that it will be implementing all but one lane of the original suggested expansion by the end of this year. The expansion plan emerged after previous proposals were challenged by the board, and resulted from a broader engagement effort by the agency that included a town hall. “These new bike lanes are critical in creating a safer and larger cycling network in Southern Brooklyn,” said the DOT representative, who added that the agency hopes to return in the future to discuss safety improvements for Third and Fourth Avenues. DOT expects all of the lanes to be fully functional by the end of summer or the fall. Nine new routes will be added: • 64th Street from Seventh to 14th Avenue • 66th Street from Seventh to 14th Avenue • Bay Ridge Parkway from Shore Road to 14th Avenue • Ovington Avenue across the Seventh Avenue overpass to connect with Seventh Avenue • 84th Street from Colonial Road to 14th Avenue westbound • 85th Street from Narrows Avenue to 14th Avenue eastbound • 11th Avenue southbound from 64th to 85th Street • 10th Avenue northbound

from 64th to 86th Street • Ridge Boulevard from 66th Street to Marine Avenue DOT has since said that, board opinion aside, it will move forward with all but the Third Avenue lane. That lane would have stretched from 68th Street to 79th Street northbound, and from 79th Street to Shore Road north and southbound. The agency will also install a new lane on Dyker Place from 84th to 85th Street, a stretch that CB10 District Manager Josephine Beckmann said was never brought before the board. The board also previously voted to support a protected bike lane for a chunk of Seventh Avenue, but that was not on DOT’s list of confirmed routes coming. Outgoing CB10 Chairperson Doris Cruz told the Home Reporter the local panel was taken back by the decision, which came before the board could even put their formal recommendation into writing. While she said the board is “grateful” for DOT’s collaboration on the project, for the participation of the public and for the agency’s go-ahead on the approved routes, “We are surprised, however, that the DOT commissioner has opted to proceed with bicycle lanes on Ridge Boulevard before the conclusion of active DOT studies taking place at its north and south end.” Also staggering, Cruz said, is “that DOT has chosen not to review or consider the safety concerns raised regarding 84th and 85th Streets and Bay Ridge Parkway. Thus, CB10 will forward its recommendation outlining those safety concerns to the attention of [DOT Commissioner] Polly

Trottenberg.” Both Cruz and Traffic and Transportation Committee Chairperson Jayne Capetanakis urged board members Monday to keep an open mind, but also to remember that it is the group’s duty to keep the needs of “all of those who live in the district” in mind. “No plan is ever going to be perfect, but we have to start somewhere,” Capetanakis said. “Safety for everyone is our ultimate goal.” Some local residents — board members and nonmembers, alike — have said the plan as proposed would increase congestion and put cyclists and pedestrians in danger. Merchants on Third Avenue have also expressed that a lane on the strip would likely interfere with deliveries to stores on the busy commercial corridor and could lead to mass confusion for merchants, delivery workers, bike riders and pedestrians. Following the board’s vote earlier this week, State Sen. Andrew Gounardes, Councilmember Justin Brannan and Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus wrote to DOT Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Keith Bray on Tuesday to express their disapproval of the board’s decision. Gounardes told the Home Reporter on Thursday he’s glad to see the agency “prioritizing safe streets for everyone.” “Not just cars, not just bikes, not just pedestrians, but everyone,” he said in an email. “Given that we all already share the road, it’s our responsibility to ensure that we we build the safest possible infrastructure. This plan was the result of a yearlong visioning process and we look forward to having the DOT

Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights will see at least 10 new bike lanes by the end of the year, according to DOT. ebrooklyn media/file photo by Paula Katinas carry out this plan.” Beckmann, the board’s district manager, said she hopes DOT will revise the lane proposal to integrate the community’s latest input. “This began as a collabora-

tive effort after the board’s rejection of [a route] on 92nd Street — which was based on cyclist and resident opposition for safety reasons. What we did was come together and work collaboratively — with

residents, with cyclists and with the DOT — on expanding the bike network,” she told the Home Reporter. “We hope we can continue that collaboration. We hope DOT will reconsider.”

It’s official! City designates Doctors’ Row as historic district BY PAULA KATINAS

PAULA@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM

It was unanimous! The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commiss-

ion voted unanimously on Tuesday, June 25 to designate Doctors’ Row, the famous Bay Ridge block known for its unique architecture and pristine beauty, as a historic district. “The block really does stand out,” Landmarks Preservation Commission Chairperson Sarah Carroll said before the vote was taken. Applause erupted in the meeting hall after the vote, according to one of the attendees. Doctors’ Row, which earned its nickname thanks to the many physicians who have kept their offices there over the years, is located on Bay Ridge Parkway between Fourth and Fifth avenues. It will now be known as the Bay Ridge Parkway — Doctors’ Row Historic District. The decision by the Landmarks Preservation Commission means the facades of the buildings on the block, some of which date back to 1906, will be protected and preserved. Linda Assini, co-founder of the Bay Ridge Parkway 400 Block Association, the group that spearheaded the effort to win historic district status for the street, called the vote a victory for the entire community.

“Designating Doctors’ Row will undoubtedly add to maintaining the unique character of Bay Ridge,” Assini stated. “Landmarks’ designation means we now have an army of preservationists to help us protect the integrity and beauty of Doctors’ Row now and for future generations,” said Susan Brown, who lives on Doctors’ Row. With the vote, Doctors’ Row becomes the first historic district in Bay Ridge. There are three city landmarks in the neighborhood — Fort Hamilton, the Bennett-Farrell House at 119 95th St. and the Gingerbread House at 29 83rd St. — but no historic districts, until now. “This is a great day for Bay Ridge and for Southern Brooklyn,” Brian Kaszuba, chairperson of Community Board 10’s Zoning and Land Use Committee, told the Home Reporter following the vote. “The city is taking notice of the great buildings and architecture we have.” Community Board 10 fully supported the efforts spearheaded by the Bay Ridge Parkway 400 Block Association to convince the city to designate the street as a historic district. State Sen. Andrew Gounardes and

Councilmember Justin Brannan also endorsed the proposal. Gounardes, who once served as president of the Bay Ridge Historical Society, said the vote is reason to celebrate. “History and architecture buffs can celebrate the designation of Doctors’ Row as a historic district.” Noting that the strip was “Built at the turn of the 20th century, when transit options were turning Bay Ridge from suburban to urban,” Gounardes said, “This is a great way to celebrate the unique history of Bay Ridge and the medical professionals who have lived here — past and present.” “Doctor’s Row has long been an important piece of how people in Bay Ridge have come to know, love and identify with their neighborhood. It is an honor to be in office at this time, not only to help facilitate but to simply witness Bay Ridge’s very first historic district come to be,” Brannan said in a statement. Kelly Carroll, director of advocacy for the Historic Districts Council, provided expertise and technical assistance to Bay Ridge Parkway residents throughout the process. The Historic Districts Council is a nonprofit organi-

zation that advocates for the preservation of notable buildings in New York City. The Bay Ridge Parkway — Doctors’Row Historic District is a block of 54 row houses constructed between 1906 and 1913, according to the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The block was constructed by one builder who used only two architects. The limestone row houses were built in the Renaissance Revival style with some elements of the Colonial Revival style. The block is architecturally consistent, experts said. The buildings are all two stories tall with a basement and the block still looks very much as it did in the first decade of the 20th century, according to experts. History buffs, architecture fans and housing preservationists have marveled at the beautiful limestone row houses on the tree-lined street. Assini hinted that Tuesday’s vote could be just the beginning. “We look forward to working with LPC in further expanding historic district status to include other worthy blocks,” she said. — Additional reporting by Lore Croghan


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Congressperson Ilhan Omar supporters, critics clash in Bay Ridge BY VICTOR PORCELLI EDITORIAL @BROOKLYNREPORTER.COM

Protesters and counter-protesters set up near the Bay Ridge office of Rep. Max Rose on June 23, with one group demanding that Rose censure fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the other voicing support of the embattled Minnesota lawmaker. The original protest was called by Americans Against Antisemitism, a new group founded by former Democratic Assemblymember Dov Hikind, who represented Boro Park before retiring from the state legislature. The protesters — whose leaders also included Brooklyn Reform Party Chair Bob Capano and Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa — urged Rose to call for Omar, who has been accused of anti-Semitism, to be removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The group opposing Omar, numbering around 20 protesters, gathered on the corner of

Third Avenue and 82nd Street. A crowd of counter-protesters — around three times the size of the original protest — gathered on the opposite side of the street, voicing support of Omar. In February, Omar apologized for a tweet in which she said supporting Israel was “all about the Benjamins,” which critics said was an antiSemitic remark. Rose criticized Omar on Twitter for her words and later hosted a town hall on the topic, at which Rose apologized to his constituents on behalf of Omar but said he did not support her removal from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. “We are faced today … with a break-out of anti-Semitism like we’ve never seen before in my life,” Hikind told the Home Reporter. “With the things that [Omar] has said, she does not belong on the Foreign Affairs Committee.” Counter-protesters adopted the same chant as the protesters at one point, with both parties yelling “Max Rose, do the right

thing” in tandem. Led by a coalition of Bay Ridge grassroots organizations which included Yalla Brooklyn, a group focused on getting Arab and Muslim residents in Southern Brooklyn out to vote, counter-protesters came out to support Omar and encourage Rose to support her. “Max Rose needs to understand, he has the largest Palestinian community, the largest Muslim community in one district, here, in his district,” President of Yalla Brooklyn Murad Awawdeh told the Home Reporter. Awawdeh said that counterprotesters came to stop Islamophobia from being spread. He cited a recent hate crime in Sheepshead Bay, where someone spray-painted the message ‘Kill Arabs’on a bus shelter, saying that “it’s because of people like Dov Hikind that things like that can happen. “We can’t stand and allow someone to come in here and spew more hatred in our communities,” Awawdeh said.

Protesters set up outside Rep. Max Rose’s office on Sunday to urge him to call for embattled Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar to be removed from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Photo courtesy of Bob Capano

District 20 middle school students attend ‘Escape the Vape’ rally in Coney Island eBrooklyn media/Photos by Arthur De Gaeta

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The Bulldogs, cheerleaders from Ditmas I.S. 62, entertained the crowd at MCU Park.

On June 19, Community School District 20 middle school students gathered at MCU Park in Coney Island to “Escape the Vape.” The schools brought bands, cheerleaders and flags to the arena where students and staff were entertained while listening to speakers explain how dangerous vaping can be. Entertainer Guy Zoda, better known as King Henry, was there, and the Dyker Heights

Intermediate School band played “The Star Spangled Banner” before the Ditmas I.S. 62 cheerleaders took to the stage to entertain the audience. The students also participated in a mascot race. District 20 Superintendent Karina Costantino spoke at the event, along with a series of anti-vape experts . . . including a robot. Michael Davoli from the American Cancer Society said that vaping was poison and just as harmful as smoking tobacco cigarettes. New York City Department of Health experts Joel Bhuiyan,

Jessica Ingram-Bellamy, Elyse Mallin, Jonathan Thornton, Nicole Miller, Abdul Usman and Deidre Sully also spoke at the event. McKinley Principal Janice Geary was delighted with what the rally represented. “We celebrated life-long learning and promoted good health for everyone,” said Geary. McKinley seventh-grade student Farwa Tashin felt that the event was worthwhile. “I learned vaping is worse than smoking. Long-term vaping can affect our health later in life,” Tashin said.

City bucks coming back big-time to Bay Ridge Shore Road turns into runner’s BY PAULA KATINAS

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The new $92.8 billion city budget approved by the City Council on June 19 includes important items to help Southwest Brooklyn residents at the grassroots level, according to Councilmember Justin Brannan, who said he worked hard to ensure that schools, parks and nonprofit social service groups in his district got their fair share of funding. “Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach and Bensonhurst did very well in this budget,” Brannan told the Home Reporter in an email. “We were able to secure major investments in our public schools, libraries, playgrounds and parks.” Fiscal Year 2020 begins July 1. The budget includes $240,000 toward sanitation services in the neighborhoods Brannan, a

Democrat, represents. Brannan also secured $500,000 for NYPD security cameras around the Bay Ridge Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District. Thirteen public schools in Brannan’s district will get a share of $3.4 million for items like technology upgrades, auditorium renovations, playground repairs and security cameras. The city is putting $250,000 toward a full renovation of the community meeting room at the McKinley Library on Fort Hamilton Parkway. Brannan secured funding for local parks, including: $5.4 million for renovation of J.J. Carty Park, $3.4 million for renovation of Vinland Playground, $500,000 for a new dog run in John Paul Jones Park and $200,000 for new trees and tree guards at Owls Head Park. Among the nonprofit organizations for which Brannan

secured city funding are the Federation of Italian-American Organizations ($225,000), the Arab-American Association of New York ($225,000), NIA Community Services Network ($225,000), Guild for Exceptional Children ($75,000) and Reaching-Out Community Services ($30,000). Brannan said $250 million was added to reserves for a “rainy day” fund. The budget agreement between Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson was announced on June 14 and the Council approved the fiscal package less than a week later. The budget includes funding for 200 additional social workers in public schools and monies to build senior housing. “The Fiscal Year 2020 Adopted Budget creates greater fairness for all New Yorkers,” de Blasio said in a statement.

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Shore Road Park looks like the starting line of the New York City Marathon every Saturday with runners stretching and warming up. But the athletes who gather in the park at 79th Street each weekend aren’t training to break any world records. They just want to have fun getting in shape. Dozens of people take part in what has become a weekly run/walk in Shore Road Park sponsored by the New York Road Runners, the same folks behind the New York City Marathon. The exercise program, called the NYRR Open Run, is open to all residents and designed to encourage people

to get moving and enjoy nature, according to NYRR spokesperson Matthew Singer. “Participants are encouraged to run, jog or stroll, and are free to bring children in strollers, or their dog on a leash,” said Singer. The run is 5K, starting on Shore Road and 79th Street. “We run down to Xaverian High School (located at 71st Street) and over to the other side of the ballfields and up to 89th Street. Once around is one mile,” Bay Ridge resident and Community Board 10 member June Johnson said. Don’t worry if you don’t finish the course. Not everyone does, according to Johnson. “Some only run/walk half. What I like is that everyone is so friendly

and kind to each other,” Johnson said. The program is a collaboration between NYRR and the Parks Department’s Community Parks Initiative. It was launched in St. Mary’s Park in the Bronx in 2015 and has since grown to 19 parks. In Brooklyn, Marine Park, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Canarsie Park, Highland Park and Shore Road Park are all open run sites. “We’ve had nearly 12,000 unique participants of NYRR Open Run since we started in 2015, including approximately 5,000 from the five Brooklyn sites. Per week we see, on average, more than 700 Open Run participants,” Singer said. For more information, visit: www.openrun.nyrr.org/.

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After cop’s perjury indictment, Brooklyn DA to review his other cases BY NOAH GOLDBERG

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Man stationed at Fort Ham arrested in murder of his girlfriend, also stationed at fort, and their two children BY JAIME DEJESUS

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A member of the Air Force assigned to Fort Hamilton Army Base was arrested in Brooklyn in connection with the murder of his girlfriend, 37-year-old Alla Ausheva, also an Air Force member assigned to Fort Hamilton, and their young children inside their Staten Island home on the morning of June 22. Authorities arrested 36-yearold Shane Walker on charges of murder, manslaughter, arson and criminal possession of a weapon after he was spotted by cops in Brooklyn on Sunday morning. He was taken to Maimonides Medical Center for evaluation. Walker is charged with killing Ausheva and their children, three-year-old Elia Walker and two-year-old Ivan Walker. According to Assistant Chief

The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton. CROOK CANNED: A crook was seen trying to break into a home on Bay Ridge Parkway between Sixth and Seventh Avenues on June 24. Cops say that at around 7:15 p.m., the suspect took a garbage can from in front of the home, stood on it and tried to open the front living room window. One of the homeowners, a 61-year-old woman, saw the perp looking inside the home. When she approached the window, the would-be intruder took off on foot eastbound on Bay Ridge Parkway toward Seventh Avenue. No arrests have been made. MONEY ATTACK: A 55year-old man was attacked by a woman after the pair argued

Alla Ausheva.

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Kenneth Corey, the commanding officer of Patrol Borough Staten Island, officers who responded to the home on Sunday morning, “discovered a smoke-filled residence. FDNY personnel responded and extin-

over money on June 23. According to reports, the suspect, 28, showed up at the man’s home near Bay Ridge Avenue and Eighth Avenue. In the course of their altercation, the victim claims the suspect punched him in the face three times, injuring his eye and cheek. No arrests have been made. MISSING CAR: A car parked near 72nd Street and Shore Road was stolen on June 24, after its owner, a 38year-old man, parked it two days earlier at around 10:30 p.m. He last saw it the day after he parked it at 3 p.m. When he went to move the car for street cleaning on Monday at 11:30 a.m., it was gone. No arrests have been made. SLASHED: A 19-year-old man was slashed by another man near 67th Street and 14th Avenue on June 23. Cops say the victim, who was drunk,

guished a small fire. Upon entry to the residence, the bodies of a 36-year-old female, a threeyear-old child and a two-yearold child were discovered. EMS responded and pronounced all three individuals deceased at the scene. Through the course of the preliminary we discovered that a 36-year-old male, who is believed to be the father of the children, was found walking along the BQE at approximately 7:48 a.m. and was transported to an area hospital for evaluation.” According to the New York Daily News, Ausheva won a green card lottery and had been invited with 24 other military members to the White House to be sworn in as a U.S citizen. “We are in the early stages of an investigation, which is ongoing at this time.” Corey said. “The medical examiner will determine the cause of death; however, we are treating this as a homicide investigation.” told them that the assailant, described to be in his 30s, was looking for help because he claimed a group of men was trying to jump him. According to police, the victim reported that the unknown perp grabbed a kitchen knife and slashed his arm. Later, cops found pepper spray and the knife at the scene. No arrests have been made. TWO CROOKS TRY TO BURGLARIZE BAY RIDGE SCHOOL: Two crooks attempted to burglarize a school near Fourth Avenue and 95th Street on June 24 at around 10:15 a.m. According to the police, the suspects broke a metal gate protecting a window leading to the auditorium. Surveillance footage shows the perps kicking and breaking two locked doors and throwing an air conditioner off the roof. No property was taken; however the crooks did around $250 worth of damage. No arrests have been made.

The Brooklyn District Attorney has begun an investigation into the other cases of a Brooklyn cop who was indicted Wednesday on a perjury charge for allegedly lying about getting almost run over. Michael Bergman was suspended without pay from the NYPD’s Grand Larceny Division after he was arrested and indicted last week for the alleged lie. On a criminal complaint and in grand jury testimony, Bergman claimed a Sunset Park burglary suspect drove a car at him and his partner, causing him to dive to the ground and suffer injuries. But surveillance video obtained in May by the DA’s Office showed that the car did not come close to hitting Bergman or his partner. The indictment has called into question the legitimacy of Bergman’s testimony in other cases. “Following last week’s indictment, our Law Enforcement Accountability Bureau has already started a review of this officer’s past cases in collaboration with the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau,” a spokesperson for the Brooklyn DA told this paper in a statement. Public defenders at the Legal Aid Society echoed that the DA’s probe was necessary, calling for a review of every case that Bergman worked on. “This misconduct is unconscionable, and it is not the first time that NYPD Officer Bergman has been accused of flouting the law and disregarding New Yorkers’ constitutional rights,” said Tina Luongo, attorney-in-charge of the crim-

The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend. 10K ROBBERY: A 42year-old man was attacked on June 22 by another man who stole $10,000 from him as he was on his way to the bank to make a deposit. The victim, the manager of a convenience store, had driven to the bank, near 85th Street and 23rd Avenue, and was walking out of the parking lot when the unknown man punched him in the head and grabbed the bag containing the cash. The thief then got into a gray SUV and fled eastbound on 85th Street, heading toward 24th Avenue, where he turned to get onto 83rd Street. No arrests have been made. KNOWN ENEMY: A man walking to his car near 16th

Police Officer Michael Bergman (left) leaves Brooklyn Supreme Court after being indicted Wednesday afternoon. ebrooklyn media/Photo by Noah Goldberg inal defense practice at the Legal Aid Society. A review of data by the Legal Aid Society and shared with this paper showed that Bergman was an arresting officer in 55 of their cases. He was also a defendant in a 2015 lawsuit that claimed he and other officers “illegally trespassed, searched, invaded, intimidated and violated the plaintiff’s civil rights,” according to the lawsuit. The suit was settled for $175,000. The Legal Aid Society does not handle all of Brooklyn’s criminal cases, and it is not

clear how many total cases there are in which Bergman was the arresting officer. “Officer Bergman’s actions led to the wrongful arrest of an innocent New Yorker, and we fear that this incident isn’t an outlier,” Luongo said. “If other New Yorkers have been wronged by Officer Bergman, we need to know. This behavior must not be tolerated,” she said. Bergman, represented by John Tynan, was released without bail Wednesday by Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun. He is due back in court Aug. 7.

Avenue and 64th Street was assaulted by another man who attempted to steal his cellphone on June 19 at around 6:25 a.m. The assailant hit the victim, 51, in the back of his head and tried unsuccessfully to nab the phone. The victim fell to the floor. When he looked up, he recognized the assailant as a former employee from years ago. Nothing was stolen and the perp fled westbound on 65th Street in a red Ford. No arrests have been made.

Benson Avenue. The other suspect was apprehended at the scene.

MAN BUSTED IN ALLEGED ROBBERY: A 25-year-old man was arrested after he and another suspect allegedly attacked and attempted to rob a 36-year-old man at Bay 14th Street and Benson Avenue on June 19. Cops allege that at around 3:30 a.m., the suspect approached the victim and pushed him, demanding his bag and bike. The victim refused and the second perp fled on foot towards

SMALL TALKING CROOKS: A pair of crooks stole a cellphone from an 18year-old woman, whom they had just chatted up, at Bay Parkway and 73rd Street on June 23 at around 9:55 p.m. Cops say one of the perps snatched the phone from the victim’s hands as they were talking. The two thieves then fled north on Bay Parkway on foot. No arrests have been made.

TEEN PUNCHED, ROBBED OF BIKE: A 13year-old boy was attacked by a 16-year-old boy, who stole his $750 bike, at 15th Avenue and 72nd Street on June 17. Reports say that the teen punched the victim in the chest and rode away with his bike westbound on 72nd Street. No arrests have been made.


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Coney Island got wild for 37th annual Mermaid Parade BY PAUL FRANGIPANE EDITORIAL@ BROOKLYNREPORTER.COM

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undreds of thousands of people de s c ende d on Coney Island Saturday afternoon, June 22, for the annual event that draws the creatures of the sea out onto land in a celebration of eccentrics, art and summer. The 37 th annual Mermaid Parade took over the neighborhood’s amusement district, featuring revelers decked out in seafaring attire and reportedly drawing over 800,000 people to Coney. It is considered the largest artistic parade in the country. “The sun is here. It rained

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Nora Guthrie sat next to her brother Arlo Guthrie. The two were named Mermaid Queen and King Neptune.

“This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarium,” participants sang at the end of the parade. all week didn’t it, but the sun is here. The solstice is here,” said Dick Zigun, the parade’s founder. Zigun, the permanently unelected mayor of Coney Island, founded the event in 1983 as a way to pay homage to the neighborhood’s art community. This year, he welcomed two Coney Island natives back to the shore as the parade’s King Neptune and Queen Mermaid:

siblings Arlo and Nora Guthrie. The two are children of the iconic folk singer Woody Guthrie, and they are the first king and queen actually to have lived on Mermaid Avenue. “This is the air that birthed us, this is the sand

A portrait of one of the marching mermaids. t h a t birthed us,” Nora Guthrie said at an early-morning street co-naming for her father.

“We’re kind of like amphibious. We crawled in from the sea and got as far as Mermaid Avenue.” The parade not only puts barely-dressed mermaids in the spotlight, it encourages spectators to dress up and join in on the fun, turning the area into a comingling of land

Animals joined in on the fun too.

A fancy mermaid posed for photos from spectators.

A portrait of one of the mermaids.

and sea creatures that keeps up for hours after the parade concludes. Those people, Arlo Guthrie said, are one of the reasons his father loved living in Coney Island. “He loved being here among all the regular people of the world who seemed to be coalescing right here in this one spot,” Guthrie said.


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News Around the Boro BAY RIDGE — Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis (R-Southern Brooklyn-Staten Island) last week applauded State Senate Democrats for pulling the Automatic Voter Registration Bill after finding a critical typo in the measure that would have forced non-citizens to register despite their ineligibility. The measure would have enabled agencies like the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Office of Children and Family Services, the Department of Health, the Department of Veterans Services and the Department of Labor to register residents to vote automatically. Malliotakis protested the passage of the bill, calling it the “Automatic Voter Fraud” bill. 

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Police have released video footage of a Citi Bike-riding gunman who shot a 24-yearold man and a 23-year-old woman in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The suspect was allegedly cruising on his bike heading eastbound at Lexington Avenue and Tompkins Avenue on June 7 when he took out his firearm and shot six rounds, striking both victims in the legs, according to police. Cops are not sure whether they were the gunman’s intended victims. 

BROWNSVILLE — A retired police officer was stabbed on Sunday night during an apparent road rage incident in Brownsville, according to the New York Post. A confrontation took place near Alabama and Livonia avenues, and the retired officer was stabbed in the arm. He is expected to be okay. The attacker was taken into custody, police said. 

CANARSIE — A Brooklyn writer is making his directorial debut with a film being shot partially at Egoli Barbershop on Seaview Avenue in Canarsie, according to News 12. Moise Morancy’s “When a Tree Falls” focuses on a character named Calvini, who is played by Morancy, who finds out his stepfather is a drug dealer. Morancy said some of the actors are from the neighborhood, and the film addresses many issues in the black community. Morancy has had acting roles on “SVU’ and “Blue Bloods.” 

CONEY ISLAND — The Brooklyn Historical Society will partner with the Brooklyn Cyclones for the minor-league team’s home game against the West Virginia Black Bears on July 13. Tickets include seating in a Brooklyn Historical Society-designated area of MCU Park. For more information, visit the Brooklyn Historical Society’s website. 

CROWN HEIGHTS — Someone placed a noose outside a Brooklyn church last weekend in what is being probed as a possible bias crime, according to the New York Post. The noose, a symbol of black people being lynched in the South, was found Saturday on bushes outside the United House of

Sharks caught in an annual fishing tournament hang outside the Stella Maris Bait and Tackle shop in Sheepshead Bay, their weights recorded in white. For the full story, visit brooklyneagle.com. Eagle photo by Paul Stremple People, a Pentecostal church on Park Place in Crown Heights, police said. Police are reportedly reviewing security camera footage from a building across the street. 

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — A three-story, early 20th century building in Downtown Brooklyn with terra-cotta figures may be replaced by a 23-story tower, according to Curbed. The building, at 308-310 Livingston St., was built in 1911. In October, architecture firm Fogarty Finger filed an application to build a 23-story building, and in May the firm filed another application for full demolition. The current building was once used as a meeting place for followers of the Bahai religion. The new building would have 160 units, a rooftop deck and a fitness center. 

EAST FLATBUSH — Brownstoner recently looked back at four of the real-estate website’s featured Brooklyn listings from six months ago, focusing on homes in East Flatbush, Windsor Terrace and Ditmas Park. A two-story brick row-

house in East Flatbush sold in May for $665,000, which was $44,000 below the asking price. A fifth-floor co-op in Brooklyn Heights, which has four rooms and views of trees and neighboring gardens, sold for $1.31 million, $60,000 above the asking price. Another building, a circa-1900 limestone townhouse in Windsor Terrace that faces Prospect Park, sold in February for $2,787 million, $8,000 below the asking price. 

EAST NEW YORK — A billboard is going up in Brooklyn to help police find a boy who went missing more than nine years ago, according to CBSNewYork. The billboard, which is located near the apartment building on Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York that was his home when he disappeared, shows a photo of how he looked at age 7 when he disappeared and a computer-aided image showing how he would look today, at age 16. Investigators believe he may still be in Brooklyn, police said. 

FORT GREENE — The Fort Greene Park Jazz Festival is scheduled to come to the park on the afternoon of July 27. The Eric Frazier Sextet will be performing live. The sextet consists of Eric Frazier, vocals and percussion; David Lee Jones, sax; Charles Carrington, keyboard; Wayne Jeffrey, guitar; Hillard Greene, bass; and Lon Ivey, drums. 

GREENPOINT — Comedian Louis C.K. received a standing ovation when he made a surprise appearance at Skankfest NYC, a three-day comedy festival held last weekend at Brooklyn Bazaar in Greenpoint, according to the show-business website TMZ. He opened by making jokes about the various controversies surrounding him. In 2017, he admitted that he’d exposed himself to several women. In late 2018, he got into trouble by making jokes about the Parkland school massacre. 

OCEAN HILL —Permits have been filed for an eight-story, mixed-use building at 1520 Broadway in Ocean Hill, according to New York YIMBY. The building, on the corner of Hancock Street and Broadway, would be near the J train’s Halsey Street subway station. The developer of record is MacQuesten Development, while the architect is listed as GLUCK+. The building would contain 108 apartments, probably rentals, as well as 9,002 feet of commercial space. 

An influx of activity is slated to take place in and along the Gowanus Canal in the coming months, as dormant bridges are raised and numerous barges maneuver along the narrow waterway in preparation for a massive cleanup of the canal. For the full story, visit brooklyneagle.com. Eagle file photo by Paul Frangipane

WILLIAMSBURG — Japanese artist Takashi Murakami visited Williamsburg on Friday to unveil a new sculpture and mural for “Beyond the Streets,” a Williamsburg street festival that features 150 artists in over 100,000 square feet. The exhibition also includes work by Shepard Fairey, Keith Haring and Jenny Holzer, as well as an archive of Beastie Boys artifacts, according to the New York Post. Chris Rock and LL Cool J were at the opening, and both visited the show’s tattoo parlor, called Magic Touch.

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Art CASEY JOHN OPSTAD: THE INVISIBLE HAND Casey Opstad was born and raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He attended graduate school at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Upon graduation, he moved to New York City and painted and drew murals and did commission work for clients in the area. Clients Casey has worked for in the last five years include: PayPal, New York Department of Transportation, DUMBO Improvement District, General Assembly, Kenneth Cole, Venmo, Bitly, and New York University. When: Thursday, June 27th, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Gallery Cubed (DUMBO Archway)

SEEING THINGS AS THEY REALLY ARE: THREE-DIMENSIONAL

This group exhibition mines the archive and examines the rich history of sculpture and three-dimensional papermaking at Dieu Donné. Since 1976, Dieu Donné has been on the forefront of an artistic movement to challenge the notion of paper as mere support of the image. The choice to create dimensional works in paper pulp is not just for its aesthetic and physical qualities but for the powerfully subversive, humorous, political, and emotional associations that paper and the printed word embody. Artists in this exhibition include Lynda Benglis, Mark Bradford, David Kennedy Cutler, E.V. Day, Lesley Dill, Ming Fay, Rosemarie Fiore, Ethan Greenbaum, Ann Hamilton, Jim Hodges, Lael Marshall, Saul Melman, Timothy E. Palmer, Brie Ruais, Jean Shin, Michael St. John, Richard

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Tuttle, Nari Ward, and B. Wurtz. This exhibition is organized by Dieu Donné with the generous support of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation. When: Mondays-Fridays Through September 8th, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Where: Brooklyn Navy Yard/ Dieu Donne’/Building 3, Suite 602 63 Flushing Avenue, Unit 112

SPRING! COILED & READY! An exhibition featuring artists living and working in New York City. The word “spring” conjures up a myriad of definitions. It is at once a season, an object and an action. This exhibition seeks to explore the literal and metaphorical aspects of the concept through paintings, drawing, sculpture … and of course, color and form. When: Saturdays & Sundays through July 7th, 1 – 6 p.m. Where: Red Hook/Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (481 Brunt Street)

SKATE-HOMIES Clarence K. has captured today’s New York City skateboarder in the most honest and realist way. His weekly visits to skate parks throughout the city have produced stunning portraits of this unique community. The work depicts a modern tribe that is blind to race,

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BAM presents Do The Right Thing through July 4. gender and age. When: Saturdays Through July 13th, 12 – 6 p.m. Where: Carroll Gardens/Court Tree Collective (371 Court Street)

DON’T FOLLOW THE WIND: NON-VISITOR CENTER Beyond the threshold of the inhabitable, how does culture contest the crippling effects of long-term catastrophe? Don’t Follow the Wind is a project situated inside the radioactive Fukushima exclusion zone in Japan, the inaccessible area surrounding the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant, established in the wake of the 2011 disaster that contaminated

the environment separating residents from their homes, land, and community. As radiation knows no borders, transported on wind and water currents, it is a form of contamination that implicates us all in its unseen isotopic presence. When: Tuesdays-Saturdays through July 13th, 12 – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Art in General (145 Plymouth Street)

work 12 inches and under, the works included are certainly not defined by this limitation. On the contrary, many of the works feel expansive and ambitious, despite the physical constraints of being “small”. When: Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, through July 14th, 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. Where: Sunset Park/Trestle Gallery (850 3rd Venue)

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When: Wednesdays-Sundays through July 28th, 12 – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Smack Mellon (92 Plymouth Street)

ON THE (QUEER) WATERFRONT: THE FACTORIES, FREAKS, SAILORS, & SEX WORKERS OF BROOKLYN On the (Queer) Waterfront is the first exhibition ever to focus explicitly on the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history of Brooklyn. Since at least 1855, when Walt Whitman published his epic poem Leaves of Grass at a print shop in Brooklyn Heights, there has been a significant – if often overlooked – LGBTQ presence in the borough, much of it clustered along the waterfront, where industrial jobs, cheap housing, and urban anonymity life provided unique opportunities for

queer people to explore their own desires and discover one another. When: Wednesdays-Sundays through August 4th, 12 – 5 p.m. Where: Brooklyn Heights/ Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont Street)

THANKYOUX: SOLO SHOW BlackBook Presents invites you to join us for our summer series featuring L.A. artist ThankYouX (a.k.a. Ryan Wilson) with his first N.Y. solo show. ThankYouX began his artistic journey on the streets of L.A., spray painting stencils in homage to Andy Warhol. When: through August 18th, Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm, Saturday: 12pm-6pm Where: DUMBO/Blackbook Presents(20 John Street)

SALVATION BY THE SEA View historic artifacts, photographs, maps, ephemera and films of Coney

Island’s past and this year’s special exhibition Salvation by the Sea: Coney Island’s 19th Century Fresh Air Cure and Immigrant Aid Societies. When: Saturdays & Sundays through September1st, 1 – 7 p.m. Where: Coney Island/3059 W 12th Street

neighbors and strangers. They sat with them in kitchens, in living rooms, in libraries, recording their stories. This exhibition is drawn from these oral histories. When: Through Labor Day Where: Prospect Park Lefferts Historical House

NAVIGATING NEW YORK

NOBODY PROMISED YOU TOMORROW: ART 50 YEARS AFTER STONEWALL

New York’s transportation history happened in phases, from early ships, trains and passenger ferries to more modern subways, trains, buses and cars. Transportation maps highlight the story of New York’s growth through the increasingly connected transportation system. Indeed, mass transit helped make the greater New York region what it is today. When: Tuesdays-Sundays through September 8th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Where: Downtown Brooklyn/New York Transit Museum (Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street)

WE ARE BROOKLYN: IMMIGRANT VOICES A multimedia exhibition based on immigrant oral histories from The Brooklyn College Listening Project. Brooklyn College students, as part of the Brooklyn College Listening Project, interviewed family, friends,

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising—a six-day clash between police and civilians ignited by a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City—and explores its profound legacy within contemporary art and visual culture today. The exhibition draws its title from the rallying words of transgender artist and activist Marsha P. Johnson, underscoring both the precariousness and the vitality of LGBTQ+ communities. The exhibition presents twenty-eight LGBTQ+ artists born after 1969 whose works grapple with the unique conditions of our political time, and question how moments become monuments. Through painting, sculpture, installation, performance,

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The Brighton Beach Library and Regina Opera presents the World Language Festival. and video, these artists engage interconnected themes of revolt, commemoration, care, and desire. When: Daily through December 8th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: Crown Heights/ Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway)

Books & Readings

BOOK LAUNCH: TANISHA C. FORD PRESENTS DRESSED IN DREAMS Greenlight hosts author and fashionista Tanisha C. Ford for the launch of her stylish new memoir, Dressed in Dreams. Ford seamlessly

blends the story of her own lifelong fashion revolution as she learned to break the mold and find her own style in the Midwestern town of Fort Wayne, Indiana with an examination of black style and hip-hop culture. Joining her in conversation is Brittney Cooper, author of the critically acclaimed Eloquent Rage: A Black Woman Discovers her Superpowers. When: Thursday, June 27th, 7:30 p.m. Where: Prospect Lefferts Gardens/Greenlight Bookstore (686 Fulton Street)

Educational METRO CARD MOBILE STAFF The staff will assist those who are eligible senior citizens who are 65+ and people with disabilities in obtaining their reduced fare metrocards When: Friday, June 28th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Where: Bensonhurst/William Colton’s Office (155 Kings Highway)

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Eye on REAL ESTATE Take a stroll through Weeksville, the neighborhood WEEKSVILLE HERITAGE CENTER IS THE HEART AND SOUL OF THE AREA By Lore Croghan INBrooklyn

Weeksville Heritage Center is a cultural jewel, a living reminder that an independent free black community thrived in preCivil War Brooklyn. Its landmarked houses, powerful witnesses to history, have been on my mind in recent weeks as the center’s executives carried out an emergency CrowdRise funding campaign to keep the Crown Heights museum open. The oldest of these houses on Hunterfly Road dates back to the 1840s. On June 14, there was dramatic news: The city designated Weeksville Heritage Center as a member of the Cultural Institutions Group. This was the first time in 20 years a new member had been brought into the group. Membership affords a real shot at financial stability through unrestricted operating grants from the city Department of Cultural Affairs, which also pays the institutions' heat, light and water bills. City Councilmembers Laurie Cumbo and Robert Cornegy and Council Speaker Corey Johnson and the Brooklyn Black Elected Officials urged the de Blasio Administration to make it happen. The designation made Weeksville Heritage Center the first black Brooklyn institution on the group’s roster — which was a “huge honor,” the center’s President and Executive Director Rob Fields told me in an interview that day.

Weeksville Heritage Center is the crown jewel of Weeksville the neighborhood.

Nearby, there’s a metal sculpture hanging over the door of 1779-1781 Pacific St. The sculpture depicts six industrial workers. This is the Piscopo & Nogara Iron Works. Nogara Group bought the site for $70,000 in 2006 and constructed the building, city Finance Department and Buildings Department records indicate.

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IRONWORKS NEAR THE COMMUNITY GARDENS So. Did you know Weeksville is used as a neighborhood name even today? The City of New York includes it on its map of Community District 8, which Community Board 8 serves, along with North Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. Weeksville is located within the easternmost section of Crown Heights on the border of Brownsville. Weeksville the neighborhood consists of the blocks surrounding Weeksville the museum, which is at 158 Buffalo Ave. If you start walking on Atlantic Avenue and stroll the streets parallel to it between Troy and Ralph avenues, you can’t go wrong.

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Weeksville’s got lots of beautiful old housing stock. One of the things you’ll see on a Weeksville walk is Imani Community Garden II. It’s on the corner of Pacific Street and Schenectady Avenue. It’s the nearby neighbor of Imani Community Garden, which is the home of the chickens I recently photographed.

As you keep walking, soon you’ll find an old-fashioned firehouse at 1472 Bergen St. This is the Rescue Company No. 2 building, constructed in 1893. There’s a painting on the garage door dedicated to the memory of Firefighter Louis J. Valentino Jr. He died in 1996 while searching for wounded firefighters during a blaze at an illegal chop shop in Flatlands. As you know if spend time in Brooklyn’s waterfront neighborhoods, Louis J. Valentino Jr. Park and Pier in Red Hook is named for him. It’s a good place to go for views of the Statue of Liberty.

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Take a stroll through Weeksville, the neighborhood WEEKSVILLE HERITAGE CENTER IS THE HEART AND SOUL OF THE AREA — Continued from page 14INB — By the way, Rescue 2 has built itself a new firehouse on Sterling Street in Ocean Hill. The cast concrete and terra-cotta building is designed as a training facility, with features like a bridge, a manhole and a trench that simulates a subway tunnel. But back to Weeksville. Further down Bergen Street, on the corner of Ralph Avenue, Engine 227’s eye-catching firehouse can be found.

A CHURCH THAT WAS A STATION ON THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD The streets of Weeksville are dotted with beautiful churches. For instance, there’s Berean Baptist Church at 1635 Bergen St. The portion of it that was built in 1894 stood in shadow the afternoon I took my Weeksville stroll. So instead of photographing it, I snapped a picture of the more modern portion of this house of worship, which was constructed in 1960. The church was established in 1850 — and was a station on the Underground Railroad, its website says. A second church that caught my eye was the Greater Bibleway Temple on the corner of Rochester Avenue and Lincoln Place. The late-afternoon sun lit up its pale brick facade. The Bibleway Church has been located at this building since 1973, its website says.

The Maynard Co-Ops at 1509 Bergen St. have eye-catching window bays.

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Architect E.M. Adelsohn designed the Greek Classical Revival-style building.

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Here’s a glimpse of Berean Baptist Church. Architectural history expert Suzanne Spellen said in a 2014 Brownstoner.com story that the stunning church at 261 Rochester Ave. was built as Temple Petach Tikvah in 1914 and 1915.

The day I took my stroll, athletes were busy at St. John’s Park, which is packed with playing fields. A colorful mural on the back wall of St. John’s Recreation Center brightened the scenery. I didn’t go inside the venerable rec center, which has been in existence since 1956. But the city Parks Department’s website mentions there’s a swimming pool, which sounds pretty great this time of year. I saw all kinds of lovely old-fashioned housing stock in Weeksville. For example, there’s a hilly block on Lincoln Place between Buffalo and Ralph avenues that’s very picturesque. And when I strolled down Prospect Place, I got an eyeful of a bright new facade on the mammoth building that was formerly St. Mary’s Hospital. Centers Health Care is converting the seven-story building into a 281-bed nursing home, a 2016 project recommendation written by Borough President Eric Adams says. The property, whose address is 170 Buffalo Ave., was the last Catholic hospital left in Brooklyn when it closed in 2005. The building was constructed in the 1970s. Before that, St. Mary’s facility on this site had been built in the 1870s.

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OPINION A SALUTE TO MIKE LONG

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ast week was a big week of events, with something happening every night. For me, the highlight of the week was the State Conservative Party Dinner at the Sheraton Time Square honoring Mike Long. Since taking over for Mike as party state chairperson in late February, this annual dinner has been a big part of my focus. I wanted to get it right. After all, Mike was the state chairperson for 30 years — the longest tenure of a New York State party chair of any party in the history of the state. I think working closely with our party’s small staff, we got it right. The crowd was big, 400 people in fact, sprawling throughout the hotel’s main ballroom among 33 regular tables and a single special table of 45 for Mike and his wife Eileen, and their immediate family. That’s right. Mike and Eileen have nine children and 25 grandchildren and great grandchildren, together with wives, husbands and

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other close family. We sat 45 people at a single table in the middle running from the dais to the back. There was a two-tier dais, something you do not see much of these days, that had a bevy of legendary conservatives on it. Former Sen. and Judge James Buckley presented Mike with the party’s first annual James Buckley Award. At 96 years of age, this soft-spoken gentleman mesmerized the crowd with his comments on the current and future state of our nation. Al D’Amato, who was first elected by his Conservative Party vote, thanked Mike for their longtime friendship and then surprised the crowd with a rallying speech for change. Former longtime State Sen. and Party Chairperson Serph Maltese spoke warmly of Mike and their many years working hand in hand as party leaders. With both having served in the Marines, Serph

tugged on an emotional cord when he turned to Mike and exchanged a salute with him. Dennis Vacco, another individual who was elected on the Conservative Party line, also thanked Mike for his advice and friendship over the years. Many former gubernatorial candidates were on the dais. Gov. Pataki, who was out of the country, had his former Chief of Staff John Cahill read a letter of praise. Judge Jeannine Pirro was on the dais and although she did not speak earlier, she mixed among the crowd, taking many pictures with guests. In fact, there were Fox and other conservative media personalities throughout the ballroom. Master of Ceremonies Jim Kerr read parts of a Congressional Resolution honoring Mike placed into the record by Rep. Elise Stefanik. Of course, there was a letter of praise from President Trump. Mike and the president have known each other for several decades.

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It was a great night for Mike and a great night for the Conservative Party. The letter was warm and personal, reflecting their longtime relationship. Mike’s remarks were a combination of a thank-you, reflections on the party over the years and comments on the current state of politics in our state and nation. He gave his wife Eileen credit for making so much possible when he often needed to work at the family business or on Conservative Party matters. Eileen, who sat with Mike on the dais, received a gigantic cheer when she was introduced. It was a great night for Mike and a great night for

STATE OF PROGRESS

ast week, the state legislature adjourned the most productive legislative session in New York history. Democrats used their majorities in both chambers this year to pass over 300 bills that originated on the left. As the 2019 legislative session closed, 47 of those had already been signed into law by the governor. A sweeping package of rent reforms and tenant protections ended provisions that had allowed landlords to raise rents up to 20 percent each time a unit became vacant and steadily decreased the inventory of stabilized units. The new legislation also extended and made permanent rent regulation laws that have been expiring every four to eight years for decades. Lawmakers eliminated cash bail for most misdemeanor and non-violent felony offenses, greatly

reducing the chance that someone would spend the night in jail for a minor offense. With the decriminalization of marijuana, possession of small amounts no longer carry the possibility of jail time and those formerly convicted on marijuana possession can file for expungement of the charge from their records. In the age of the #MeToo movement, the state legislature took substantive steps to address sexual harassment in the workplace. The “severe or pervasive” standard that had created an often-impossible bar to clear was finally eliminated. Legislators also passed a bill which will ensure a certain percentage of subcontractors on state contracts must be minority or woman-owned businesses. Women’s health issues were the subject of some of the first bills that the Senate

and Assembly coordinated on early in the year. The Reproductive Health Act removed punishments for abortions from New York’s penal code and codified into law that abortion will remain a legal right in New York, regardless of any Supreme Court decision at the federal level. The Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act now requires health insurance companies to cover all FDA-approved contraceptive options. In the age of the #MeToo movement, the state legislature took substantive steps to address sexual harassment in the workplace. The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act prohibited discrimination based on gender identity or expression and added transgender people to

the Conservative Party. You can find many pictures of the event on the New York State Conservative Party Facebook Page. A video will be going up shortly. *** I worked in the New York State Legislature for 40 years. One of the first things they tell freshman legislators is to read the bills. Often there is language buried in the bills that expands on or even changes what you believe a bill was intended to do. Fortunately Brooklyn/ Staten Island Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis and Orange County Assemblymember Colin Schmitt do read the bills. The two caught a serious error (giving the Democrats the benefit of the doubt) in a piece of legislation that would have resulted in those illegal aliens who just a week ago were given the right to

obtain driver’s licenses being automatically enrolled to vote. The bill had already passed the State Senate, thus I would encourage Sen. Andrew Gounardes who voted for it to pay closer attention in the future. In the end, as a result of Malliotakis and Schmitt sounding the alarm, the Assembly withdrew the bill from consideration. The next morning, the governor spoke with disdain about what had almost occurred in the legislature, agreeing that indeed the bill would have enrolled illegal aliens as voters. For those that are interested, the automatic voter registration bill A8280A says, “If you are not a citizen of the United States, do not check the voter registration box below [the opt-out box].” Thank you, Nicole and Colin, for reading the bill.

MATTER OF FACT BY JAY BROWN

those protected under New York’s hate crimes law. In a separate bill, lawmakers banned conversion therapy for minors. With the enactment of the Child Victims Act, child victims of sexual abuse can now seek prosecution against their abuser until the age of 55 in civil cases and until the age of 28 for criminal cases; the previous age limit for both had been 23. School zone speed cameras have been proven to be effective, lowering speeding by 60 percent in areas where they operate. The major expansion of the program, which will go into effect on July 11, will not only increase the total number of speed

cameras to 750, but instead of only ticketing speeding drivers during school hours on school days, they will be issuing summonses from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays year-round. A gun control bill package banned bump-stocks, extended the background check period for purchases and instituted a “red flag” law to keep guns from those who pose a danger to themselves or others. While 9/11 first responders have had to plead again with Republicans in Washington to reauthorize funding for their ongoing healthcare, the state legislature passed bills to reduce delays in benefits processing by increasing the number of NYCERS physicians and to guarantee all city employees

with 9/11-related illnesses access to time off. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act is the most ambitious state climate bill in the nation and its passage will lead to investment in renewable energy infrastructure and an 85 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Elections matter, and the prolific 2019 legislative session by this Senate and Assembly should be a reminder to every voter just how much they matter. Remember that, not just when you vote next November, but when you conveniently vote on a weekend before Election Day, because they also enacted comprehensive election reforms, including early voting.

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Focus on Bay Ridge By Charles F. Otey

3rd Ave. leaders prepare for Summer Stroll on 3rd, and popular BID Initiative When the Merchants of Third Avenue got together last week at the Greenhouse Cafe, they discussed many matters that will impact the Greater Bay Ridge community, including the upcoming Summer Stroll on 3rd and the much-antitipcated launching of the Third Avenue Business Improvement District. Merchants President Bob Howe noted that the initiative “will be a big plus for Third Avenue and all of Bay Ridge.” He described it as a Business “Investment” District. Home Reporter executive Marc Hibsher pointed out that the Fifth Avenue Business District “has been a great development for

merchants, residents and property owners there; in fact, we just learned that the city, which favors BIDs, awarded a special $100,000 marketing grant to them.” One of the bonuses a BID will bring, according to a spokesperson, is “an ultramodern, interactive website” that will be accessible to each and every person along Third Avenue. On this topic, Hibsher offered the following: “With such a web operation, merchants wouild be able to post daily specials or overarching themes reaching at least 1,000 targets immediately and many more in the course of a day.”

Jessica Downes of Good and Green (left) greets Third Avenue Festival Manager Chip Cafiero. Photos courtesy of Chuck Otey

Ragamuffin Parade Committee President Rose Gangi, Joann Monaco, David Annarummo and Summer Stroll on 3rd coordinator Ilene Sacco (left to right).

Jacqueline Juliano of Patsy’s Pizzeria, Ragamuffin President Rose Gangi, lawyer Joann Monaco, Merchants President Bob Howe, Home Reporter executive Marc Hibsher and Merchants Vice President Wade Jabour (left to right)

Lawyer Spinelli, Kiwanis Club members partner to create ‘Dream Prom’ for special needs community It’s our pleasure to tell this week about the work lawyer Steve Spinelli, as head of the 86th Street Bath Beach Kiwanis Club chapter, helped bring about again this year in the form of a unique celebratory “Dream Prom” for the special needs community.

Kiwanis Club President Steve Spinelli shares a smile with some Dream Prom attendees. Photos courtesy of Steve Spinelli

This Kiwanis Club was founded in 1980 and barrister Spinelli, who serves as Kiwanis president and was also a past president of the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, along with partner attorney Joann Monaco (also a past BRLA president), enlists the resources of this

Kiwanis Club members and Dream Prom attendees and guests enjoy the evening.

civic organization in this annual event. The prom has won the chapter due praise and recognition within the city and throughout the national Kiwanis circuit. Other Kiwanis officers include Vice President Frank Monaco; Secretary Joe Girgente and Treasurer Phyllis Corbo. “This is the Sixth Annual Dream Prom, held for young adults with special needs,” Spinelli explained. “The participants are invited and attend with one chaperone. All costs are paid by our club from funds raised during the year. The participants and their guest have no expenses.” The Kiwanians provide the venue, the DJ, a photo booth and more. Every year, Spinelli told us, Romantique Limousine has provided, at no cost, a super stretch SUV limo for many participants to take part in photo opportunities. Spinelli credits sponsors Empire State Bank, Northfield Bank, Ridge Abstract Corp. and many colleagues within the BRLA for their aid in defraying the substantial expense the event entails and he is especially grateful that, since its inception, the prom has been held at Sirico’s Catering Hall through the generosity of the owners.


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Historical Society and the ew York City’s oldest Brooklyn Irish-American Independence Day Parade Committee. He was Parade takes place one of the youngest memthis coming Saturday,Cemetery startGreen-Wood our good friend, Green-Wood school auditorium. Also conIts fi rst march was led by former BrookCommunity Education Council 20, which is ing at 11off a.m.its It’s Brooklyn’s bersto to join Society Green-Wood Cemetery Cemetery our good friend, school auditorium. Also con- of kicked sesquicentenhonchoGreen-Wood Richard gratulations St. the Patrick’s lyn Mayor John Ward Hunter, the headed by Windsor, be highlightborough-wide 114th annual Old Brooklynites, at2014 age 25. kicked off Laurie its sesquicentenCemetery honcho Richard gratulations to and St. Joseph Patrick’s nial commemoration of thewillMoylan. Pastor, Monsignor by Society President and ing itscommemoration meeting with a march Independence Day Parade His funeral mass was nial of this the agenda Moylan. Pastor, Monsignor Joseph start ofJune the monthly Civil War On Memorial Day, was the ledNagle, who just marked his Brooklyn historian Ronald Schweiger. special salute to the PTA/PAs that serve all along Court Street, from held at Holy Name of Jesus start Sunday of the Civil this cemetery On Memorial Day,13th the 40th Nagle, who just as marked his past with War a posse hosted its anniversary a memBergen to Luquer Street. Church, Park OnitsSunday, atclergy. 12:30 245 p.m., sothe public schools in foot District The laudatopast Sunday with a posse cemetery 13th June 40th anniversary asProspect athe memof mounted cavalry, sol- 20.annual freehosted concert with ber of22, the The patriotic march, West, the same church ciety will be celebrating its 134th anniversary session will take place on Wednesday, June of mounted cavalry, foot solannual free concert with ber of the clergy. diers with muskets, bayonets, the ISO Symphonic Band ••• which the 30, 7001the where he was baptized, ry atdirector, the Bay Ridge 476 76th Street. 11, at with 7commemorates p.m., at color P.S./I.S. Fourth Avediers muskets, bayonets, Symphonic Band ••• swords, sabers, guards, led byISO founder and The Manor, Fort Hamilton Highand 243rd birthday of America, made his first Communion The keynoter for the occasion will be society nue. swords, sabers, color inguards, led by founder and director, The Fort Hamilton High drummers and ladies Civil Bay Ridge Maestro Brian School Alumni Association heralding God and country, and Confirmation. member and New York Supreme Court Ita will an opportunity for parents drummers andbeladies in eCivil Bay RidgeSeveral Maestro Brian School Alumni Association W r - also r a Worsdale. members held itsState recent pre-show our nation’s Amongwho the mourners Justice Arthur Schack will bewe from other schools to see interior of Several Wand a saluting r e rthe a of Worsdale. members held its recent pre-show the band are current and annual dinner at Chadwick’s armed forces, isnewest sponsored saw at history the Mass were New talking about the of the the district's school that was of the band are current and Restaurant, annual dinner 8822 at Chadwick’s former graduates of Fort Third by the Long Assembly York State AttorneyEagle General Boy Scouts, prominent built on theIsland former site of the Bay former of Fort Avenue. Restaurant, 8822 Hamiltongraduates High School. The dinner was Third hostPhoto courtesy of Joe Peluso of the United Knights ofMethodist Columbus Church Tish since James, AssemblymemScouts, and he Ridge Hamilton High School. Avenue. TheAlice dinnerFarkouh, waswas host-a ••• ed by Dr. 2019 Pro Patria former bers and the headed by Rick Ken- Rick Kenney, head of Jo Ann Simon and attorney for Major (aka Green Church). ••• Connors, the ed past by Dr. Alice of Farkouh, Michael principal FHHS Carroll (the latter, Assembly Awardee Joseph LeagueRobert ney. The parade Baseball, a few * * *chair is Long Island Michael Connors, the past principal of FHHS founding the his current president cousin), former AssemKnights of Columbus. partner Peluso. and and hits, Lamondo Spicer. runs and strikes. What an absolute terriffounding partner and and the current president president of the Connors of the Alumni Association. Each year,for the the parade blymembers Joan Also theMillman proic turnout street president of law theWefirm, Connors of the Alumni Association. and Sullivan is Farkouh isJameson group bestows its prestiBartosiewicz, Christopher were deeply saddened and Brennan, County gram will be former co-naming ceremonies in and Sullivan law firm, Farkouh is the new Kings County com-is gious Pro Patria Award to Mega and Marty Golden; by the recent tragic death of Democratic Leader Frank Brooklyn Borough Preshonor of the late, great the new County commander of Kings the Catholic War a prominent outstanding and City Council Majority former Democratic District Seddio, City Councilmemident Marty Markowitz Tom Kane. The block that mander of theyear, Catholic WarPeter Carroll Veterans. Last Connors citizen. Past recipients Leader Thomas Cuite. Leader Kevin ber Steven Levin and discussing his new role Kane grew up on 88th Veterans. Last year, Connors received the “Veteran of Carroll, a good dress. have included U.S. RepreThe 2019 honoree is Joat age 33. former Councilmember Sal as vice president of borstreet near Colonial Road received the “Veteran of involved with Albanese. dress. the Award from was We tagged along seph for Peluso, friend, sentatives Leo Zefferetti aYear” high ranking ough promotion and enwas formally dedicated the Year”York Award from We tagged alongthat for of BROOKLYN MEDIA GROUP/ the State the procession several community and *** andgrand Guy Molinari; NYPD official the New Knights of Cogagement for NYC and Tom Kane Way and was Photos by Ted General the will New York State the grand procession that of the CWV. passed throughout the cemeIrish groups, among them Detective Steven McDonlumbus,division who receive his The keynote speaker at Co. even blessed by Reverend Tom Kane’s parents holding division of the CWV. passed throughout the cemeThe Kings County tery and by candlelit graves of ald; U.S. Army Sgt. Bryan award at the pre-parade cer- the Bay Ridge Community last Sunday’s Society of The event is open Gerard Sauer, the pastor of the new sign. The Kings County tery and byFrank candlelit graves of Chapter is hold- Council, Community Board Old fallen soldiers from both sides Dilberian; Seddio; emonies in St. Paul’s Church, Brooklynites luncheon to the public. Reservations St. Mel's Church, a former asChapter is and hold-10, the Commodore John gala was Alyssa soldiers from both sides ing its annual offallen the conflict. As we trekked Bishop Thomas Daily; at the corner of Bergen Loorya,vice are only $46 which sociate pastor at Bay Ridge's St. ing atits annual ofState the conflict. As we trekked dinner dance on Barry Club, the Bay Ridge president of includes through the pathways, there Senators Thomas Court Streets 9:30 a.m. the Dutch

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Wemember are nine years old We not or damage furniture. Hi, I am Whitman onscratch theadopted 200th Golden,your a life of the and I’llacapture your loving heart. This could be the We will not or damage your furniture. Hi, I am Raven, sweet, little girl who is half Siamese. I love to anniversary ofscratch his birth. society. start of aa sweet, new and friendship. I my am purrfect for you. Ito a full sit-down dinner. Contact Patrick's Church and athere personal Raven, little girlwith who is toys; half Siamese. I love be affectionate, play you would think dinner dance on through the pathways, Thursday evewere uniformed re-enactors am spayed with my vaccinations and micro chipped.” Sherman Silverman at 718-748friend. affectionate, mythe toys; you would think Ibe was a kitten. I and will play give with you all love and attention Thursday uniformed re-enactors June 2,eveat --were soldiers standing guard, ning, Please contact cats@zanisfurryfriends.org. 3165 or send him a check payable to the A host of dignitaries were on hand to join I was a kitten. I will give you all the love and attention you seek. I am spayed, housebroken. Unfortunately we ning, June 2, at -soldiers standing guard, musicians and singers per- 7:30 p.m., at the Society of Old Brooklynites, 340 Marine AveKane's family, friends and associates on this you seek. I am spayed, housebroken. Unfortunately we are seeking a new home because my mommy has severe 7:30 p.m., at the musicians and singers perPolonaise Terrace, forming Civil War songs. *** to keep nue, Brooklyn, NY 11209. auspicious occasion. City Councilmember are seeking a new home because my mommy has severe allergies and is no longer able us. I hope to join Polonaise Terrace, forming Civildrew War thousands songs. 150 Greenpoint The event Zani’s Furry Friends a 501(c)3 non-profi *** Vinnie Gentile -- who ensured full Counallergies and is no longer able tobekeep us. I hope ttoorjoin your loving family. You willis not disappointed…Hello 150 Greenpoint The event drew thousands Avenue. of relatives, Civil War buffs, the ganization committed to rescuing companion ani-I Former Science Assistant Principal and a cil approved the co-naming, wrote in the proyour loving family. You will not be disappointed…Hello there, I am Figaro a tuxedo cat, cuddly, loving boy. Avenue. of relatives,historians Civil War buffs, This year, the group amateur and mals York where, unfortuBay Ridge Community Council Presigram, "A lifelong Ridge Tom's there, I amNew Figaro a City tuxedo cat,toys, cuddly, loving love tofrom snuggle up, play withshelters my act silly andboy. am Thisbeyear, the past group amateur historians and resident, will honoring its genealogists, local Bay residents nately, they are at signifi cant risk for euthanasia dent, Tom Greene was back at Denyse Wharf tremendous contributions and achievements love to snuggle up, play with my toys, act silly and am great with animals and people. Please call our mommy, be honoring its genealogists, residents willNational Commander and hundreds local of out-ofdue to overcrowding. Beyond directly helping the and the adjoining small beach under the left an indelible mark on the community he great with animals and people. Please call our mommy Stephanie 732-864-5990.” National and hundreds of out-ofFredCommander Schwally, towners. According animals save, their rescue creates space at shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for loved so much." Stephaniethey 732-864-5990.” Fred Schwally, towners. According New York State to cemetery histhe shelter—thus giving another cat old, or his group's 25th Bi-Annual Wharf and Beach Close friend Frankie Marra sang and the bike lane on Bay Ridge Parkway. positive comments in response to DOT’s proposals, and we won’t allow their per- year BY CITY COUNCILMEMBER JUSTIN JASPER, DARWIN, AND VESTA –shelter three New York State to cemetery hisCommander torian, author dog an opportunity to await a chance for adoption Cleanup. This year, he was joined by 75 high played "Forever Young" by Bob Dylan. Kane proposal, and we wrote a letter to the BRANNAN, A proposal to add a bike lanespayed, to Bay Ridge spectiveswith to be AND ignored. JASPER, DARWIN, – three year old neutered shots,VESTA affectionate cats need Commander torian, author STATE SEN. ANDREW J o h n the Principal and attorney of or rescue and thereby potentially saving yetThese anschool and grade school volunteers. big, fan! GOUNARDES & ASSEMBLYMEMBER agency expressing for much ofPrincipal it. Parkway in the worksnew in one formneutered expect, asaction this process continues, thatcats spayed, with shots, affectionate need home dueWeto legal against a tenant. JKeyes osupport hand n and the ofhas been Jwas e fafattorney r e ybig Dylan the A. 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As for respects the input of all residents and the munication with one another and our lish a Marine Environmental Science Lab at Among the marching groups in the recent wonderful, loving cats, which are loved, are white with some black or gray, and two love to go to a good the past Richman, on Schermerhorn Street in National Downtown Brooklyn. 4,600 Civil furry companion forand your family and to help every 84th and 85th Streets, there are still traffic ecently, the New York City Departresults of a robust, collaborative, commuoffices. We also look forward to working the site. He is also currently a professor at 147th annual Brooklyn Memorial Day Pasome black or gray, two would love to go to a good home as a pair. They are brothers and sister rescued as National 4,600 Civil Downtown Brooklyn. Chaplain, War vetAmong the attendees were animal they rescue find the forever home it deserves. safety studies to be done and these studies ment of Transportation brought a nity process. with the community board and DOT to 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 — recommended by CB 10 — will absolutely proposal forward to expand bike It also respects the reality that people ensure that everyone — drivers, cyclists Maria Makrinos, the new president of the civic organization has been marching in evkittens from a backyard. Mistie, a tuxedo cat, is a big couch potato and very laid back. Contact F a t h e r Principals erans are two pastDavid FHHS Assistant Anthony buried in Whitebook fully familiar with each of back. the available cats and be completed before any bike yahoo.com. lanes are in- andand lanes in our community. can ride bikesHamilton on any street they want. pedestrians alike — follow the rules High School Alumni Associaery Brooklyn Day proposals Parade since itstheirFort couch potato very laid Contact Troyens44@ Anthony buried in MemorialThese Principals David Whitebook Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, and Tom Greene. Both are dogs and helps ensure the best possible match with were thein result of nearly a year-long effort Bike lanes simply provide a designated stalled. We have that in writingyahoo.com. from DOT. of the road. tion, stopped, bringing free doughnuts for founding 1880. Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, and Tom Greene. are Tickets are by making it the former presidents of Both the Bay adoptive families. Zani’s Furry Friends is a memplace to do it, which improves the safety of community collaboration, engagement The letter we sent to DOT“Hi, was I’m not Tali, to no policy process is perfect,cat we in search all volunteers. aWhile gorgeous, white long-haired 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 suggest it ignore the concerns of the and imagination from people on both sides of drivers and cyclists alike and prevents believe that the plan we support is safest * * * “Hi, I’m Tali, a gorgeous, white long-haired cat in search of a new home to call my own. I’m 11 years oldPartner but still $75••• per person. and largest Ridge Community Council, War burial Civil site in Whitebook serves as a of the issue. the nightmare The scenario of a fatal collision Republican community board. As part of with the process, for the neighborhood and better reflects the Animal Care & Control of New York City. Kings County 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 scholarIn January, Community Board 10 hosted — keeping in holding mind that southern Brooklyn DOT always takes into consideration the the public sentiment we’ve seen and heard There are Cat and Dog Adoptions Every Sunday at 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 Michael the north, Pennsylvania. even surpassing Grimm trustee and scholarwill be the guest Gettysburg, ship a public bike lane workshop and visioning streets account on the issue. As Avenue, your local elected officials, for halfon theSunday, cyclists killed observations, recommendations, suggesPetco, 1280 Lexington between East 86th Dinner June 22, from noon to 3 I won’t scratch yourbeen furniture I promise. have back claws. I have livingup, with my momI only all these Grimm will be the guest Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. s h i p speaker at the next meeting Also as part of the comsession. Approximately 70 local residents over the pastp.m., six months. tions and adviceAmong it receives from theEast local 87th we areStreets dedicatedin to improving the safety, and Manhattan from 12:30at Gargiulo’s in Coney Island. back claws. I there have been living withbaby my mom all these years, but now is a toddler. The is sweet, but I at theMen’s next meeting Also as partthere of the were com- ofspeaker St. Patrick’s Club, on seen some memoration Since we sent the letter, we’ve community boards. attended. Some were bike lane fans, and mobility and you livability of our streets so they 5:30pm. Hope to see soon. the honored guests will be Westchester Counyears, there is afingers toddler. Thegrab babymy is sweet, but am not but usednow to pinching that tail. I need of St. Patrick’s Men’s Club, on memoration there were Tuesday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m., encampments of Union and some most certainly were not, but they hyperbolic press saying we “defied” the Wethe work very closely with CB 10 on a dai- can be shared and enjoyed by all. And, as ty Executive Rob Astorino, state 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,board, atadjacent 7:30 p.m., encampments of Union andideas in the community club room Confederate re-enactors who all came together to suggest for and, given our immense ly basis. The board members are incredibly we work towards*** our shared goal of safer candidate 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 St. Patrick’s pitched tents bike nearinfrastructure the main intoour expanding respect forschool the workgymof CB 10 — not to men- dedicated, and volunteer their time and streets, we urge you to“I remain in close HEY JUDE...WOOF WOOF: am heartbroken to He has been tapped as the county’s “Man for me in your quiet home?” Kim 718-344-9697 to St. Patrick’s gympitched tents near the main nasium at 97th Street and gate, on both Sunday and neighborhood. tion the factschool that both Justin and Andrew talents because they care about our up neighcontact with our offices. give my two half-Pointer-mix, 10-month-old pups. the Year.” Other honorees include former Kim 718-344-9697 nasium at served 97th of Street and gate, These on locations both Sunday and Fourth Avenue. Memorial Day. While stepwere then submitted to once as members of CB 10 — we felt borhood. We respect their leadership andand Tyson Councilmember Justinball Brannan rep- around. Sabrina loveAll to play and run GOP Assembly Candidate Tom McCarthy PURRFECT MEWS: of Jenny’s rescued kitties Fourth Avenue. Memorial Day. While step- for ••• ping along in theof nighttime need to clear this up. value their input. the Department Transportation a the resents the 43rdare Council District. State Sen. Both pups love people, 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. •••wefrom ping along we in the nighttime More St.CB 10 on nearly procession, came across feasibility study. DOT then came back to Innews reality, agreed with Nobody should take for granted the Andrew represents the 22nd State you. Sabrina givesGounardes kisses but homes. sometimes gives a litcil candidate and President of the Brooklyn have been adopted into loving More from procession, we came across Patrick’s. Sunday, June St. 5, including critically important months upon months Senate District. Assemblymember MathylSusan Pulaski, a former CB10 for further meetings and, finally, a all On ofnews their recommendations, tle love bite before kisses. She hates the vacuum Youngconcert Republicans Russell Gallo as “Young Patrick’s. On Sunday, June 5, wouldn’t Susan Pulaski, a former after a 2 p.m. special president of the Bay Ridge full board vote last week. that a bike lane on Third Avenue and hours upon hours of work Frontus the 46thloves Assembly andcommubarks atdeit. Tysonrepresents loves people, to play and Republican of the Year,” plus the following after awork. 2 p.m. president of the Bayaoverwhelmingly Ridge St. Patrick’s Church, there Historical Society and com- in c h a i rlaThe special main areaconcert of disagreement was nity board members Our offices received dedicated to these District. watch his sister play ball. He loves to play tug of dies, as “Women of the Year” Phyllis Carbo, in St. Church, there person of the Kassenbrock Historical Society and a com- will ch a i rbe Patrick’s an unveiling and dedimittee chair at Community war. They are lap pups. He also makes noises like Francenia Joan Braunstein and Mary Members of Obviously, the Society of Old Brooklynites march will beof an unveiling mitteeTen. chair at Community person of the Kassenbrock cation a portrait ofand the dedilateHall,Brothers Board pleased Memorial Chewbacca from ‘Star Wars.’ It is very cute. I am in John. in the recent Brooklyn Memorial Parade of with cation a portrait of the late Scholarship Board Ten.big Obviously, pleased Brothers Fund.Memorial with the turnout, wasDayMaestro Aldo Bruschi in the Also in Lynbrook, New York.” – Jackie, 516-6980-5669. Tickets are $200 a pop and available at Society President Brooklyn Historian Ron Aldo Bruschi in the Scholarship Fund. Also in with the big and turnout, was Maestro

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Like a hot dog without a bun: Feltman’s loses Coney Island home BY LORE CROGHAN EDITORIAL@ BROOKLYNREPORTER.COM

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we continuously provide our customers with new food and beverage offerings that appeal to our guests’ taste.” “We appreciate our partnership with Feltman’s over the last couple of years, and wish them success in their future partnerships in our community.”

The bun slicer turned rival

The origin stories of Feltman’s and Nathan’s have been written about frequently and exhaustively since the Michael and Joe Quinn launched Feltman’s 21st-century iteration. Charles Feltman was a German immigrant with a Coney Island pie wagon. He wrapped sausages in rolls and called them red hots back in 1867. Feltman’s business boomed, and in due time it became a sprawling entertainment complex. Feltman’s Ocean Pavilion, part of that complex, claimed to be the world’s largest restaurant. Feltman died in 1910 — six years before his rivalto-be emerged. Nathan Handwerker worked as a bun slicer (apparently, that was a job title a century ago) for Feltman’s sons before starting rival hot dog business — Nathan’s Famous — in 1916. But, even as it competes with the giant of Nathan’s, the modern-day resurgence of Feltman’s has won positive reviews. A 2016 Gothamist headline declared it “NYC’s Best Hot Dog.” Last year, it landed the No. 2 spot on Grub Street’s Absolute Best Hot Dog in New York list. (Nathan’s was Number 12.) Nationwide, Feltman’s f ran k was the Daily Meal’s No. 6 pick for its 2018 list of America’s 75 Best Hot Dogs. (Nathan’s was Number 44.)

f you want to eat a Feltman’s of Coney Island hot dog on the site where hot dog inventor Charles Feltman once had a mammoth restaurant — too bad, you’re out of luck. They’re selling Nathan’s frankfurters now at 1000 The beef business Surf Ave. The first brick-andmortar location for the For the past two seasons, a Feltman’s of Coney Island 21st-century version of Felthot dog stand stood at man’s was a kiosk Michael ebrooklyn media/Photos by Lore Croghan that location. But after an operated at Theatre 80 on affiliate of amusement-ride The Cyclone Cafe (at right) was the location of Feltman’s of Coney Island St. Marks Place in the East manufacturer Zamper- for the past two seasons. Village. la — which operates the He closed the concession stand in Luna kiosk last year Cemetery. Through Park — chose not to renew a window, he would so he could focus its licensing agreement, the point out Charles on expanding his site was up for grabs. Feltman’s spectacpackaged hot dog Entrepreneur Michael ular mausoleum business. Quinn, who revived the — topped by a statue Fo r n o w, Feltman’s brand in 2015, of the Archangel Feltman’s is not actively looking Michael holding a sees the departure as a lost for a place to set opportunity for the oceans- sword — as the final ide neighborhood. resting place of the up shop in Coney inventor of the hot “This could have been a Island, Michael tourist attraction, where dog. said. people could say, ‘This Feltman’s restauThe Feltman’s is where the hot dog was rant had been their brand is thrivgrandfather’s favorborn,’” Quinn, who grew up ing, thanks to its 1,500-plus in Marine Park and has a ite place to eat in the n ationwide house there, told this paper. 1930s, before it went s u p ermarket “It could have been so much out of business in the Meet Feltman’s of Coney Island co-owner Michael Quinn. more.” 1950s. customers. It also Having a restaurant in When the Quinn broth- agreement stipulated. But suggested workers weren’t supplies hot dogs to restauCAI Foods didn’t adhere Coney Island was a big deal ers grew up, Jimmy went to fulfilling the licensing rants including McSorley’s to licensing-agreement for Quinn’s business. agreement’s requirement work on the equities desk Old Ale House in the East “It was a shot of adrena- at a financial services firm provisions that could have that “high professional stan- Village. line reviving the Feltman’s in the World Trade Center. improved sales, he said. dards” had to be maintained. Feltman’s has licensing agreements with food brand,” he said. He died in the 9/11 terrorist The agreement stipulated In response to questions attacks. Now that Zamperla’s the concession stand’s only about CAI Foods’ adherence trucks in the Midwest, and affiliate, CAI Foods, is Joe, who was a West Point signage should say “Felt- to Feltman’s licensing agree- there’s a Feltman’s hot dog serving Nathan’s wieners cadet when his brother was man’s of Coney Island” and ment, a spokesperson for stand at the Florida Panat the concession stand killed, graduated and then its facade should be painted Zamperla said, “Each year at thers’ BB&T Center hockey across from the Cyclone served in the U.S. Army. white and red. Luna Park in Coney Island arena. roller coaster, you have to When he came home after But CAI Foods left neon leave Coney Island to find lights that spelled out the spending 10 years in Iraq and Afghanistan, Joe told Feltman’s franks. name “Cyclone Cafe” on the highly visible corner of the A Stop & Shop in Gra- Michael they really should vesend sells one-pound try to revive Feltman’s. building and added signs packages of the hot dogs — a “He said, ‘Let’s do this for gyros and Ferrari’s Pizin memory of Jimmy and 15-minute walk from Coney za, Michael said. The facade Island’s seashore. our grandfather,’” Michael was blue and orange. And, of course, you have recalled. He asked CAI Foods emto cook them yourself. Today, Michael and Joe ployees to straighten out Quinn co-own Feltman’s of the signage issues, but “they A family fascination Coney Island. just ignored us, basically.” There was management Bring ing Feltman’s back to Coney Island was The business beef turnover, which complicatsomething the three Quinn Michael, who owned ed things. brothers — Michael, Jimmy Coney Island Tours before Michael said CAI Foods and Joe — had wanted to do launching the Feltman’s installed a shawarma stick since they were children. venture, said he “felt help- in the hot dog stand and started selling gyros — The Quinn family was less” because he didn’t have fascinated by Feltman’s. any control over the Surf without getting his approvTheir grandfather often Avenue hot dog stand’s al for these menu changes, took the three boys to break- operations. as it was supposed to do. fast at the Burger King on Feltman’s paid CAI Foods Customers complained Fort Hamilton Parkway to him about bad service a $5,000 fee for marketing Here is a closer look at the Surf Avenue property where Feltman’s of across from Green-Wood and long waits — which expenses, as their licensing Coney Island was formerly located.


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FILE NO. 2017 - 3168/A PA. NO. 148576 CITATION SURROGATE’S COURT, KINGS COUNTY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, BY THE GRACE OF GOD FREE AND INDEPENDENT TO: JUSTIN ASHENDORF JOAN BARBARA GRILLIHAS MILLER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION THE SPOUSE, IF ANY, AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN DISTRIBUTEES AND CREDITORS OF JANE TULIPAN ANNA RUMMA, A/K/A JANE TULIPANANNARUMMA, A/K/A JANE TULIPAN ANNARUMMA, DECEASED, WHOSE WHEREABOUTS ARE UNKNOWN AND IF ANY OF THE AFORESAID PERSONS BE DEAD, TO THEIR HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN AND DISTRIBUTEES WHOSE NAMES AND PLACES OF RESIDENCE ARE UNKNOWN AND IF THE PERSONS DIED SUBSEQUENT TO THE DECEDENT HEREIN, TO THEIR EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, LEGATEES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST WHOSE NAMES AND PLACES OF RESIDENCE ARE UNKNOWN AND TO ALL OTHER HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN AND DISTRIBUTEES OF JANE TULIPAN ANNA RUMMA, A/K/A JANE TULIPANANNARUMMA, A/K/A JANE TULIPAN ANNARUMMA, THE DECEDENT HEREIN, WHOSE NAMES AND/ OR PLACES OF RESIDENCE ARE UNKNOWN AND CANNOT AFTER DUE DILIGENCE BE ASCERTAINED, A PETITION AND ACCOUNT HAVING BEEN DULY FILED BY THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR OF KINGS COUNTY, WHO HAS OFFICES AT 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 144A, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201, UNITED STATES. YOU ARE HEREBY CITED TO SHOW CAUSE BEFORE THE SURROGATE’S COURT, KINGS COUNTY, AT 2 JOHNSON STREET, ROOM 319, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, ON JULY 30, 2019, AT 9:30 O’CLOCK IN THE FORE NOON OF THAT DAY, WHY: (A) THE ACCOUNT OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR OF KINGS COUNTY AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF JANE TULIPAN ANNA RUMMA, A/K/A JANE TULIPANANNARUMMA, A/K/A JANE TULIPAN ANNARUMMA, A SUMMARY OF WHICH HAS BEEN SERVED HEREWITH, SHOULD NOT BE JUDICIALLY SETTLED; (B) THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR OF KINGS COUNTY SHOULD NOT BE PAID HIS COMMISSIONS PURSUANT TO SCPA SEC. 2307 IN THE AMOUNT OF $18,098.94, AS SET FORTH IN SCHEDULES C-1 AND I OF THE ACCOUNT; (C) THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR OF KINGS COUNTY SHOULD NOT BE PAID HIS ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES PURSUANT TO SCPA SEC. 1106(3) IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,717.62, AS SET FORTH IN SCHEDULES C-1 AND J OF THE ACCOUNT; (D) THE COURT SHOULD NOT FIX, DETERMINE AND APPROVE THE LEGAL FEES OF CULLEN AND DYKMAN LLP, COUNSEL TO PETITIONER, IN THE AMOUNT OF $28,305.74 AS SET FORTH IN SCHEDULES C-1 AND J OF THE ACCOUNT; (E) THE COURT SHOULD NOT FIX, DETERMINE AND APPROVE THE DISBURSEMENTS OF CULLEN AND DYKMAN LLP IN THE AMOUNT OF $673.00 AS SET FORTH IN SCHEDULES C-1 AND J OF THE ACCOUNT; (F) THE CLAIMS OF THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND THE NEW YORK CITY HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION, IF ANY, SHOULD NOT BE FIXED AND DETERMINED; (G) THE PETITIONER SHOULD NOT BE PERMITTED TO DISTRIBUTE THE NET ESTATE TO THE DECEDENT’S DISTRIBUTEES, AS NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DETERMINED, AS THEIR INTERESTS MAY APPEAR, AND TO DEPOSIT ANY AMOUNT NOT SO DISTRIBUTED WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF FINANCE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK TO BE HELD FOR THE BENEFIT OF DECEDENT’S UNKNOWN DISTRIBUTEES OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF ANY DISTRIBUTEES OF THE DECEDENT WHO ARE UNDER DISABILITY FOR WHOM NO GUARDIAN OF THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN APPOINTED; (H) THE PETITIONER, UPON FULLY COMPLYING WITH THE DECREE TO BE MADE IN THIS PROCEEDING, SHOULD NOT BE RELEASED AND DISCHARGED OF AND FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE PETITIONER’S ACTS AND PRO-

CEEDINGS AS ADMINISTRATOR AS SET FORTH AND EMBRACED IN SAID ACCOUNT AND THE COURT GRANT SUCH OTHER AND FURTHER RELIEF AS IT DEEMS JUST AND PROPER; DATED, ATTESTED, AND SEALED, MAY 30, 2019 HON. MARGARITA LOPEZ TORRES, SURROGATE, DOREEN A. QUINN CHIEF CLERK, JOSEPH J. BORGES, ESQ., CULLEN AND DYKMAN LLP, (212) 7014175, 44 WALL STREET, NEW YORK, NY 10005-2407. NOTE: THIS CITATION IS SERVED UPON YOU AS REQUIRED BY LAW. YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO APPEAR. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR IT WILL BE ASSUMED YOU DO NOT OBJECT TO THE RELIEF REQUESTED. YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO HAVE AN ATTORNEY APPEAR FOR YOU, AND YOU OR YOUR ATTORNEY MAY REQUEST A COPY OF THE FULL ACCOUNT FROM THE PETITIONER OR PETITIONER’S ATTORNEY. #170885

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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS CITIMORTGAGE, INC., PLAINTIFF -AGAINST- LYNETTE WELCH, DAVID WELCH, NIGEL KINGSTON, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED HEREIN AND DATED OCTOBER 19, 2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 25, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREMISES SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, COUNTY OF KINGS AND MORE PARTICULARLY BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE WESTERLY SIDE OF GEORGIA AVENUE, DISTANT 20 FEET 6 INCHES SOUTHERLY FROM THE CORNER FORMED BY THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF RIVERDALE AVENUE AND THE WESTERLY SIDE OF GEORGIA AVENUE; BEING A PLOT 100 FEET BY 25 FEET 6 INCHES BY 100 FEET BY 25 FEET 6 INCHES. BLOCK: 3837 LOT: 33 SAID PREMISES KNOWN AS 554 GEORGIA AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $930,827.15 PLUS INTEREST & COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. 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. INDEX NUMBER 21316/2009. HARVEY A. HERBERT, ESQ., REFEREE DAVID A. GALLO & ASSOCIATES LLP ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF 99 POWERHOUSE ROAD, FIRST FLOOR, ROSLYN HEIGHTS, NY 11577 FILE# 7982.116 #171203

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SUPREME COURT KINGS COUNTY U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO LASALLE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I TRUST 2004-FR3 ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-FR-3, PLAINTIFF AGAINST PATRICIA TEEL, 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 NOVEMBER 16, 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 JULY 25, 2019 AT 2:30 PM. PREMISES KNOWN AS 1796 EAST 53RD STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11234. BLOCK 8513 LOT 43. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT, PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $696,287.60 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILEDJUDGMENT INDEX NO 15622-08. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE SPSJC067 #171255

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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR NOMURA ASSET ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, PLAINTIFF AGAINST MARILYN CAMPBELL, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 12/14/2016 AND ENTERED ON 1/26/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 25, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 1023 HEGEMAN AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11208. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 4456, LOT: 47. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $864,636.66 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 24414/2008. AARON TYK, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #171124

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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN FOR THE NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, PLAINTIFF, VS. JOSEPH ROBERT SPARROW, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON NOVEMBER 14, 2016, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 18, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 32 EAST 55TH 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 4624 AND LOT 23. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $22,126.95 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 504011/15. MARK ANTHONY LONGO, ESQ., REFEREE BRONSTER, LLP, 156 WEST 56TH STREET, SUITE 1801, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10019, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #171088

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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, 418 FUNDING LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. PNINA MOSKOVITS, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON JUNE 9, 2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN NY ON JULY 25, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 5019 AVENUE N, BROOKLYN, N.Y. 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: 7875 AND LOT: 2. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 512796/2015. DOMINIC FAMULARI, ESQ., REFEREE LAW OFFICES OF ALAN J. WAINTRAUB PLLC, 125-10 QUEENS BOULEVARD, SUITE 311, KEW GARDENS, NEW YORK 11415, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #171063

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NYCTL 2017-A TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLAINTIFF, VS. CAROLINE RIZZO, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED MAY 8, 2019 AND ENTERED 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 JULY 25, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., 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 5712 AND LOT 40. SAID PREMISES MAY ALSO BE KNOWN AS 1349 60 STREET, BROOKLYN, NY. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $5,621.78 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX # 585/2018. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS P. MALONE, PLLC, 60 EAST 42ND STREET, SUITE 553, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10165, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #171323

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLAINTIFF, VS. B&C REALTY CO., ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED MAY 28, 2019 AND ENTERED 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 1, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., 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 1884 AND LOT 169. SAID PREMISES MAY ALSO BE KNOWN AS 169 KENT AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $25,753.94 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX # 4441/2014. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS P. MALONE, PLLC, 60 EAST 42ND STREET, SUITE 553, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10165, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #171378

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS U.S BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES SERIES 2006-BC3, PLAINTIFF AGAINST ROSLYN P. DAISLEY, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 10/24/2018 AND ENTERED ON 12/11/2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON AUGUST 01, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 941 ALBANY AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11203. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 4895, LOT: 57. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $1,001,673.23 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 3551/2008. FOR SALE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT AUCTION.COM AT WWW.AUCTION. COM OR CALL (800) 280-2832. SIMON SHAMOUN, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #171399

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., PLAINTIFF AGAINST FRANKLIN SALMON, AS HEIR, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF ALECIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA PATRICIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA SALMON A/K/A ALECIA P. SALMON A/K/A ALICIA SALMON AND NATURAL GUARDIAN FOR A.S. A/K/A A.K.S., LINCOLN BALL, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF ALECIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA PATRICIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA SALMON A/K/A ALECIA P. SALMON A/K/A ALICIA SALMON, TATANISHA WILLIAMS, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF ALECIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA PATRICIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA SALMON A/K/A ALECIA P. SALMON A/K/A ALICIA SALMON, DERRICK GOWIE, AS

HEIR AND ADMINISTRATOR OF THE ESTATE OF ILENE THOMAS, PETAL JAMES, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF ILENE THOMAS, LILLETH SIMMONDS, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF ILENE THOMAS, JOAN SIMMONDS, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF ILENE THOMAS, LITA HENRY, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF ALECIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA PATRICIA GOWIE A/K/A ALECIA SALMON A/K/A ALECIA P. SALMON A/K/A ALICIA SALMON, EASTON SIMMONDS, HEIR TO THE ESTATE OF ILENE THOMAS, IF LIVING AND IF JOAN SIMMONDS, LITA HENRY, AND/OR EASTON SIMMONDS BE DEAD, ANY AND ALL PERSONS WHO ARE SPOUSES, WIDOWS, GRANTEES, MORTGAGEES, LIENOR, HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES, OR SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF SUCH OF THE ABOVE AS MAY BE DEAD, AND THEIR SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, DISTRIBUTEES AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST, ALL OF WHOM AND WHOSE NAMES AND PLACES OF RESIDENCES ARE UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 11/1/2018 AND ENTERED ON 11/26/2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 25, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 492 EAST 42ND STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11203. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 4958, LOT: 15. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $271,901.32 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 512699/2016. FOR SALE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT AUCTION.COM AT WWW.AUCTION.COM OR CALL (800) 280-2832. DOMINICK J. MINGIONE, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #171123

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR NOMURA ASSET ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-AR3, PLAINTIFF AGAINST RAFAEL RIVERA, CHRISTINE COFRESI, FELIX L. RODRIGUEZ, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 10/4/2017 AND ENTERED ON 10/30/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON AUGUST 01, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 247 CLEVELAND STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11208. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 3954, LOT: 11. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $534,649.11 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 35671/2007. SOL NEEDLE, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #171398

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-7, AND IT IS FURTHER, PLAINTIFF AGAINST EDA COLEBROOK, ADRIAN TAYLOR, EUNICE METCALFE, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 2/28/2018 AND ENTERED ON 4/9/2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON AUGUST 01, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 641 EAST 59TH STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11234. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 7955, LOT: 69. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $920,903.47 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 22253/2007. MICHAEL BENJAMIN, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GOR-

DON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706

#171397

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS 3052 BRIGHTON 1ST STREET II LLC, PLAINTIFF -AGAINST- 3052 BRIGHTON FIRST LLC, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED NOVEMBER 1, 2017 AND ENTERED ON NOVEMBER 21, 2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 25, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREMISES SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE WESTERLY SIDE OF BRIGHTON 1ST STREET, DISTANT 121 FEET 5-3/4 INCHES NORTHERLY FROM THE CORNER FORMED BY THE INTERSECTION OF THE WESTERLY SIDE OF BRIGHTON 1ST STREET WITH THE NORTHERLY SIDE OF BRIGHTON BEACH AVENUE, BEING A PLOT 100 FEET BY 180 FEET BY 100 FEET BY 180 FEET. BLOCK: 8669 LOT: 18 SAID PREMISES KNOWN AS 3052/3062 BRIGHTON 1ST STREET, BROOKLYN, NY APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $18,977,604.50 PLUS INTEREST & COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX NUMBER 509304/2015. STEVE COHN, ESQ., REFEREE KRISS & FEUERSTEIN LLP ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF 360 LEXINGTON AVENUE, SUITE 1200, NEW YORK, NY 10017 #171385

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT: KINGS COUNTY. NYCTL 2016-A TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLTF. VS. MODI REALTY, INC., ET AL, DEFTS. INDEX #505574/17. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED JULY 30, 2018 AND ORDER TO ALLOW SALE OF HON. MARK I. PARTNOW ENTERED APR. 22, 2019, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS ST., BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREM. K/A 1871 PITKIN AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY A/K/A BLOCK 03712, LOT 0039. APPROX. AMT. OF JUDGMENT IS $13,155.95 PLUS COSTS AND INTEREST. SOLD SUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. DOMINICK MINGIONE, REFEREE. THE DELLO-IACONO LAW GROUP, P.C. F/K/A THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHN D. DELLO-IACONO, ATTYS. FOR PLTF., 312 LARKFIELD ROAD, LOWER LEVEL, EAST NORTHPORT, NY. FILE NO. 17000111 - #97047 #170489

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR WELLS FARGO ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-14, PLAINTIFF AGAINST SIMON NEZRI, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S) PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED MARCH 14, 2016 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 JULY 18, 2019 AT 2:30PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 1415 AVENUE R, BROOKLYN, NY 11229. 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 6797, LOT 50. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT $707,343.14 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT FOR INDEX# 31639/09. MARTIN WOLF ESQ., REFEREE GROSS POLOWY, LLC ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 1775 WEHRLE DRIVE, SUITE 100 WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 14221 63674 #171008


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SUPREME COURT: KINGS COUNTY. U.S. BANK TRUST, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR LSF9 MASTER PARTICIPATION TRUST, PLTF. VS. MARCO TAIPEREZ AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF MARIE MICHEL A/K/A MARIE C. MICHEL A/K/A MARIE C. MICHEL RUIZ A/K/A MARIE COLETTE MICHEL RUIZ, ET AL, DEFTS. INDEX #504406/2017. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED NOV. 7, 2018, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS ST., BROOKLYN, NY 11201 ON THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREM. K/A 1375 E 99TH ST., BROOKLYN, NY, 11236. SAID PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE EASTERLY SIDE OF EAST 99TH ST. 67 FT. NORTHERLY FROM THE INTERSECTION OF THE EASTERLY SIDE OF EAST 99TH ST. AND THE WESTERLY SIDE OF AVENUE N, BEING A PLOT 60 FT. X 33 FT. APPROX. AMT. OF JUDGMENT IS $680,483.62 PLUS COSTS AND INTEREST. SOLD SUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE AND THE RIGHT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO REDEEM WITHIN 120 DAYS FROM THE SALE AS PROVIDED BY LAW. FOR SALE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT AUCTION.COM AT WWW.AUCTION. COM OR CALL (800) 280-2832. GREGORY M. LASPINA, REFEREE. COHN & ROTH, LLC, ATTYS. FOR PLTF., 100 EAST OLD COUNTRY RD., MINEOLA, NY. #97103 #170748

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE STRUCTURED ASSET INVESTMENT LOAN TRUST, 2006-BNC3, PLAINTIFF AGAINST WINSTON TAYLOR, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 10/27/2016 AND ENTERED ON 11/14/2016, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 131 THOMAS BOYLAND STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11233. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 1527, LOT: 7. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $729,444.45 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 013076/2008. DOMINIC J. FAMULARI, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #170729

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-3, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3, PLAINTIFF AGAINST SHAUNISE ROBERTSON, BARBARA ROBERTSON, NET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 1/18/2017 AND ENTERED ON 2/9/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 1607 PACIFIC STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11213. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 1334, LOT: 59. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $557,008.94 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD

SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 10686/2008. DOMINICK R. DALE, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #170728

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE TRUST 2005-2, ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-2, PLAINTIFF AGAINST MOUSA KHALIL, MK SHORE LLC, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 9/18/2017 AND ENTERED ON 10/17/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 432 97TH 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 COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 6127, LOT: P/O LOT 32 F/K/A 33. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $723,572.70 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 32302/2008. DOMINIC J. FAMULARI, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #170727

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLAINTIFF, VS. D & A EQUITIES LLC, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED APRIL 16, 2018 AND ENTERED ON MAY 14, 2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., 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 2350 AND LOT 2. SAID PREMISES MAY ALSO BE KNOWN AS 205-207 WYTHE AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $45,259.80 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX # 29198/2010. JOSEPH R. VASILE, ESQ., REFEREE THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS P. MALONE, PLLC, 60 EAST 42ND STREET, SUITE 553, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10165, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #170780

NOTICE OF SALE

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 JULY 11, 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 JUDGEMENT INDEX NO 15271/2013. MICHAEL DENNIS BENJAMIN, ESQ., REFEREE CHJNC370 #170820

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS HSBC BANK USA N.A., AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE OPTEMAC ASSET-BACKED PASSTHROUGH CERTICATES, SERIES 20061,, PLAINTIFF AGAINST ANN STEWART AKA ANNIE STEWART, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 11/27/2017 AND ENTERED ON 12/15/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 18, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 259 E 92ND STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11212. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 4628, LOT: 52. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $908,828.11 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 007757/2009. STEPHEN M. ZEITLIN, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #170888

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, 9TH STREET PARTNERS LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. HARRY PROPHETE A/K/A HARRY PROPHETE, MD, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON NOVEMBER 7, 2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 76 LINDEN BOULEVARD, 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 KINGS, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK 5086 AND LOT 48. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 513223/2017. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE LAW OFFICES OF ALAN J. WAINTRAUB PLLC, 97-17 64TH ROAD, 3RD FLOOR, REGO PARK, NEW YORK 11374, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #170867

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS MORGAN STANLEY MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-5AR, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-5AR, U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, PLAINTIFF AGAINST COLLEEN A. HAZZARD, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 6/2/2017 AND ENTERED ON 6/27/2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 260 WYONA STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11207. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS AND IMPROVEMENTS

ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 3723, LOT: 29 (P/O FORMER LOT 30). APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $878,430.01 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 016089/2008. FOR SALE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT AUCTION.COM AT WWW.AUCTION.COM OR CALL (800) 280-2832. M. RANDOLPH JACKSON, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #170874

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN FOR THE NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST, PLAINTIFF, VS. CONGREGATION NACHLEI EMUNAH, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON JUNE 12, 2018 AND AN ORDER SUBSTITUTING REFEREE AND EXTENDING TIME TO HOLD SALE FILED ON APRIL 29, 2019, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 11, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 118 HOOPER 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 2205 AND LOT 8. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $23,935.29 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 505072/2015. JAMES MARTIN CAFFREY, ESQ., REFEREE BRONSTER, LLP, 156 WEST 56TH STREET, SUITE 1801, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10019, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #170839

NOTICE OF SALE

SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLAINTIFF, VS. LLEWELLYN PHILLIP, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED MAY 1, 2019 AND ENTERED ON MAY 13, 2019, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JULY 25, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., 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 5219 AND LOT 4. SAID PREMISES MAY ALSO BE KNOWN AS 1908 NEWKIRK AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $505,140.78 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX # 4688/2016. SOL NEEDLE, ESQ., REFEREE THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS P. MALONE, PLLC, 60 EAST 42ND STREET, SUITE 553, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10165, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #170857

NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE

STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF KINGS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A, PLAINTIFF, VS. RANIQUE BLAKE A/K/A RANIQUE R. BLAKE A/K/A RANIQUE OSTANE AS GUARDIAN OF THE PROPERTY OF R.O., JR AND R.O., RANIQUE BLAKE A/K/A RANIQUE R. BLAKE A/K/A RANIQUE OSTANE, AS ADMINISTRATRIX

OF THE ESTATE OF RALPH OSTANE A/K/A RALPH JIMMY OSTANE, R.O. JR., R.O.ET AL., DEFENDANTS NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT IN PURSUANCE OF A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK OF KINGS COUNTY ON APRIL 29, 2019, I, JAMES MARTIN CAFFREY, ESQ., THE REFEREE NAMED IN SAID JUDGMENT, WILL SELL IN ONE PARCEL AT PUBLIC AUCTION ON AUGUST 1, 2019 AT IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, STATE OF NEW YORK, AT 2:30 P.M., THE PREMISES DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 8804 AVENUE L A/K/A 8802/8804 AVENUE L A/K/A 1201/1211 EAST 88TH STREET BROOKLYN, NY 11236 BLOCK: 8067 LOT: 36 ALL THAT TRACT OF PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK THE PREMISES ARE SOLD SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE FILED JUDGMENT, INDEX NO. 511271/2015 IN THE AMOUNT OF $566,473.49 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. ARDEN L. FLORIAN, ESQ. WOODS OVIATT GILMAN LLP PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY 500 BAUSCH & LOMB PLACE, ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14604 PHONE: 855-227-5072 #171490

REFEREE’S NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE

SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS 884 RUTLAND, LLC, PLAINTIFF AGAINST - CARMEN HENRY, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED ON MAY 21, 2019. I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201 ON THE 11TH DAY OF JULY, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. 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 COMMONLY KNOWN AS 884 RUTLAND ROAD, BROOKLYN, NY 11203. (BLOCK: 4605 AND LOT: 2) APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $941,734.86 PLUS INTEREST, FEES AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX NO. 504126/2017. MICHAEL D. BENJAMIN, AS REFEREE. MARC WOHLGEMUTH & ASSOCIATES, P.C. ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF 21 REMSEN AVENUE, SUITE 301 MONSEY, NEW YORK 10952 TEL. 845/746-2709 DATED: JUNE 4, 2019 #170931

SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS

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, PLAINTIFFS, -AGAINST- GREEN BAMBA LLC, WARREN BRYAN, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF THE ESTATE OF ALBERTA DANIEL, AND GENERALLY ALL PERSONS HAVING OR CLAIMING UNDER, BY OR THROUGH SAID ESTATE, BY PURCHASE, INHERITANCE, LIEN OR OTHERWISE, ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PREMISES DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT, ALL OF WHOSE NAMES AND ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN TO THE PLAINTIFFS, NORTH BUSHWICK VENTURES LLC, GENERAL HOME SERVICES INC., CITY OF NEW YORK PARKING VIOLATIONS BUREAU, CITY OF NEW YORK ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION & FINANCE, THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, “JOHN DOE NO. 1” THROUGH “JOHN DOE NO. 100” INCLUSIVE, THE NAMES OF THE LAST 100 DEFENDANTS BEING UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, IT BEING INTENDED TO DESIGNATE FEE OWNERS, TENANTS OR OCCUPANTS OF THE TAX LIEN PREMISES AND/OR PERSONS OR PARTIES HAVING OR CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN OR A LIEN UPON THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, IF THE AFORESAID INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS ARE LIVING, AND IF ANY OR ALL OF SAID INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS BE DEAD, THEIR HEIRS AT LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DISTRIBUTEES, EXECUTORS, ADMIN-

ISTRATORS, TRUSTEES, COMMITTEES, DEVISEES, LEGATEES, AND THE ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS AND SUCCESSORS IN INTEREST OF THEM, AND GENERALLY ALL PERSONS HAVING OR CLAIMING UNDER, BY, THROUGH, OR AGAINST THE SAID DEFENDANTS NAMED AS A CLASS, OF ANY RIGHT, TITLE, OR INTEREST IN OR LIEN UPON THE PREMISES DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN, DEFENDANTS. INDEX NO. 1241/2018 DATE OF FILING: 6/14/2019 PLAINTIFF DESIGNATES KINGS COUNTY AS THE PLACE OF TRIAL. VENUE IS BASED UPON COUNTY IN WHICH PREMISES ARE SITUATED. SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS TAX LIEN FORECLOSURE BLOCK: 4245; LOT: 28 A/K/A 526 LOGAN STREET BROOKLYN, NEW YORK TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: 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 SUMMONS, TO SERVE A NOTICE OF APPEARANCE, ON THE PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY(S) WITHIN TWENTY (20) DAYS AFTER THE SERVICE OF THIS SUMMONS, EXCLUSIVE OF THE DAY OF SERVICE (OR WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS AFTER THE SERVICE IS COMPLETE IF THIS SUMMONS IS NOT PERSONALLY DELIVERED TO YOU WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK); AND IN CASE OF YOUR FAILURE TO APPEAR OR ANSWER, JUDGMENT WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST YOU BY DEFAULT FOR THE RELIEF DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT. NOTICE OF NATURE OF ACTION AND RELIEF SOUGHT THE OBJECT OF THE ABOVE ENTITLED ACTION IS TO FORECLOSE A TAX LIEN IN THE ORIGINAL TAX LIEN PRINCIPAL BALANCE OF $4,321.50 WITH INTEREST AS DESCRIBED IN A CERTAIN TAX LIEN CERTIFICATE DATED AUGUST 16, 2012 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY REGISTER FOR THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, ON AUGUST 28, 2012 IN CITY REGISTER FILE NUMBER (“CRFN”) 2012000341197, WHICH WAS ASSIGNED BY TAX LIEN CERTIFICATE ASSIGNMENT DATED MAY 31, 2015 AND RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY REGISTER FOR THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, ON JUNE 18, 2015 IN CRFN 2015000207874 UPON PREMISES DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ADDRESS: 526 LOGAN STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK BLOCK: 4245 LOT: 28 COUNTY: KINGS THE RELIEF SOUGHT IN THE WITHIN ACTION IS A FINAL JUDGMENT DIRECTING THE SALE OF THE PREMISES DESCRIBED ABOVE TO SATISFY THE DEBT SECURED BY THE TAX LIEN DESCRIBED ABOVE. PLAINTIFF DESIGNATES KINGS COUNTY AS THE PLACE OF TRIAL. VENUE IS BASED UPON THE COUNTY WHERE THE PROPERTY BEING FORECLOSED UPON IS LOCATED. 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 PLAINTIFF WHO FILED THIS FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AND YOU MAY 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 COMPLAINT AND PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY. SENDING A PAYMENT TO THE PLAINTIFF WILL NOT STOP THIS FORECLOSURE ACTION. YOU MUST RESPOND BY SERVING A COPY OF THE ANSWER ON THE ATTORNEY FOR THE PLAINTIFF AND FILING THE ANSWER WITH THE COURT. DATED: NEW YORK, NEW YORK JUNE 13, 2019 THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS P. MALONE, PLLC BY: THOMAS P. MALONE, ESQ. ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFFS 60 EAST 42ND STREET, SUITE 553 NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10165 PH: (212) 867-0500 TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: THE FOREGOING SUPPLEMENTAL SUMMONS IS SERVED UPON YOU BY PUBLICATION PURSUANT TO AN ORDER OF THE COURT DATED MAY 13, 2019 AND FILED ALONG WITH THE SUPPORTING PAPERS IN THE KINGS COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE.

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2nd department / new business Formations 11205

FLTBYS, LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: FLTBYS, LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 5/10/2019. NY OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. THE POST OFFICE ADDRESS TO WHICH THE SSNY SHALL MAIL A COPY OF ANY PROCESS AGAINST THE LLC SERVED UPON HIM/HER IS VERNON JONES, 151 WASHINGTON AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY, 11205. PURPOSE/ CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #170799

11213

UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE LLC, 180 BEACH 149TH ST, NEPONSIT, NY 11694. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #170652

2260 BATH AVENUE, LLC

2260 BATH AVENUE, LLC. APP. FOR AUTH. FILED WITH THE SSNY ON 04/26/19. ORIGINALLY FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW JERSEY ON 05/14/2004. OFFICE: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL COPY OF PROCESS TO THE LLC, 22 WHITE OAK LANE, MATAWAN, NJ 07747. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #170792

51 BARTLETT ST LLC

ZURRA, LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: ZURRA, LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 2/26/2019. 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 JERAINE ROBINSON, 1563 PARK PLACE 2F BROOKLYN, NY, 11213. PURPOSE/ CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #170184

11220

VM REALTY 2 LLC

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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

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

11221

JORDAN HALL LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: JORDAN HALL LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 02/25/2019. 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 JORDAN HALL LLC 119 GROVE ST. #4L BROOKLYN, NY, 11221. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #170672

11233

MANNY’S BARBER LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: MANNY’S BARBER LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 4/3/2019. 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 MANNY’S BARBER LLC, 1549 PROSPECT PL. BROOKLYN, NY, 11233. PURPOSE/ CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #170950

86 KAL LLC

51 BARTLETT ST LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SSNY ON 05/22/19. OFF. LOC.: KINGS CO. SSNY DESIG. AS AGT. UPON WHOM PROCESS MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE LLC, 51 BARTLETT ST., BROOKLYN, NY 11206. GENERAL PURPOSES.

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 86 KAL LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 3/28/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC

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. #171453

SKY ONE 2 LLC

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

11420

R.D. VASWANI LLC

NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: R.D. VASWANI LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 4/28/2006. 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 DESAREE WAITE, 135-47 126TH ST SOUTH OZONE PARK,, NY, 11420. PURPOSE/ CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #163237

Notice of Public Information Meeting Preliminary Scoping Statement Gowanus Repowering Project Application for Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need before the New York State Board of Electric Generation Siting and the Environment Pursuant to Article 10 of the Public Service Law Department of Public Service Case Number: 18-F-0758 Date/times of meeting: Thursday, July 18, 2019 Two sessions—3:00 to 5:00 PM and 5:30 to 7:30 PM Place: Community Board 7 4201 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232 Applicant: Astoria Generating Company, L.P. 420 2nd Avenue, P.O. Box 658, Brooklyn, NY 11232 Facility: Gowanus Generating Station 420 2nd Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232, Kings County Project Information: Article 10 of the Public Service Law (“Article 10”) provides the regulatory process for siting some power plants in New York State. Astoria Generating Company, L.P. (“AGC”) is seeking a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need (the “Certificate”) from the New York State Board on Electric Generation Siting and the Environment (the “Siting Board”) pursuant to Article 10 and Siting Board Rules and Regulations under 16 NYCRR Part 1000. AGC operates two existing electric generating stations on barges in the East River along the shore of the Gowanus/Sunset Park neighborhoods, Community District 7, Borough of Brooklyn, Kings County, City of New York, the Gowanus Generating Station (“Gowanus”) and Narrows Generating Station (“Narrows”). AGC is proposing to repower the older, less efficient generating units at Gowanus replacing them with new, more efficient generating units and then retire the Narrows generating units (the “Gowanus Repowering Project” or the “Project”). The Project entails replacement of the current 32 older generating units on four barges with eight larger more efficient, natural gas-powered units situated equally on two barges. The current megawatt (“MW”) rating of Gowanus is 640 MW. The Project will result in a MW rating no greater than 590 MW, 50 MW less than the current facility. The current MW rating of Narrows is 320 MW. Upon commencing operation at the repowered Gowanus facility, AGC will retire Narrows decreasing traditional generation in the Sunset Park neighborhood by a total of 370 MW. The Gowanus Repowering Project will result in cleaner, more efficient electric generation providing electric reliability required for the area and, since the units will continue to be situated on barges, the Project will maintain critical infrastructure resilience during storm events. As the City and State move toward greater reliance on renewable energy sources, should the Gowanus units no longer be needed for reliability, the barges may be easily removed without abandoning infrastructure in the community. On May 14, 2019, AGC filed a Preliminary Scoping Statement (“PSS”) with the Siting Board under Article 10. The PSS summarizes the proposed scope of studies for the Project and is designed to gather input from the public and interested agencies ensuring proper preparation of the Project Article 10 (“Application”), to be filed at a later date. The PSS and all Project related filings are available on the Siting Board Website: www.dps.ny.gov/SitingBoard/ by navigating to “Projects Under Review” then “Preliminary Scoping Statement Submittals” under Siting Board Case No. 18-F-0758. The public information meeting will provide information about the Project, submitted PSS, and the Article 10 review process and will provide an opportunity for the public to ask questions. For more information about the Project please see below: Project Contacts and Website:

Public Repositories:

Mailing address: Astoria Generating Company, L.P. Gowanus Generating Station 420 2nd Avenue P.O. Box 658 Brooklyn, NY 11232 Attn. John Paul Reese

Community Board 7: 4201 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Toll-free Number: 1-833-617-9547 Email: info@repoweringbrooklyn.com Website: www.repoweringbrooklyn.com

Sunset Park Library: 4201 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232 Red Hook Library: 7 Wolcott St., Brooklyn, NY 11231 Park Slope Library: 431 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215


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