VOLUME 67 NUMBER 20 • MAY 17-23, 2019
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Protesters crash Industry City wine festival to dramatize their opposition to zoning changes at the complex SEE PAGE 2
Generally Speaking By Ted General
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Mysterious BayMan Ridge ‘Bing’ Attributed to Verizon-Sanctioned Liftboat Staten Island
Protesters crash Industry City wine festival With History of Hate
Indicted For Firefighter’s Murder
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“When Justin posted about the bing BY MEAGHAN MCGOLDRICK Photo courtesy of Matthew Kabel weeks ago, I said it sounded exactly like email@example.com The liftboat behind the dents,” she said. “And they BYThe JAIME DEJESUS when I was a kid in Buffalo and we had to elusive Bay Ridge “bing” may be a JDEJESUS know it means displacement.” mysterious bing heard by bang poles into the ground for our snow mystery no more. @BROOKLYNREPORTER.COM Yeampierre added many that most residents in Bay Ridge. fences,” he told this paper, adding that, A three-legged liftboat spotted over the people who come to Sunset ISunset read countless tonear Unfortunately, In the meantime, the only when going for a run by the water Sunday, weekend theattempts waters the VerrazParkinresidents took to Park to attend events atwhatever Industry state one’soncontempt for thetheCity efforts were made then and in words that come to mind conthe structure stopped him in his tracks. Bridge is cause of the thezano-Narrows streets Saturday to rally might not share the comshooter and the‘round anti-semitic subsequent years “One to address cerning the Pittsburgh massacre “[I had a real] WTF moment,” he said. heard the hood,munity’s Councilmemforsound a second time against concerns. of the views heldBrannan that in things theSunday, hate often mental are, May Those who Perished According to Levingston Offshore, “The ber he Justin Nov. Industry City’s plansresulted toproclaimed rezone thatand we assume of a lot illof BY CHRISTINA CARREGA the massacre that occurred in people ness behind the hate fall- Rest In Peace. May those There are literally thousands — 18. this time, interrupting a “wine Worldwide Pioneer of Liftboat,” the waterthat come to have Industry firstname.lastname@example.org Pittsburgh atfood” the-Tree of Lifeby local en short. I would to injured make a full recovery. of new jobs in the There are multi-purpose, many other elecand artisanal festival. City for wine or yoga like is that craftregion is athat “self-propelled, The noise described residents A Staten Island man pleaded not guilty on Tues., Dec. Congregation. believe the Tree of Life And may all the affected famionly exist because of the film vessel” tions on theoften ballot.used Locally, Grassroots nonprofit are that concerned about cliself-elevating most to as an ominous “bing”UPwhichthey mirrored the 18 for brutally cracking of change,” an firefighter Occasionally, there is the anskull attack is off-duty an isolated event, but lies and friends find some level and television tax credit that Republican/Conservative ROSE, which previously she said. carry equipment in support of mineral exsound of “metal on metal” --mate became a hot I would like to believe and causing his that “almost instant during road rage event so on horrific there are Brannan, asdeath” I mentioned has of comfort in knowing millions Golden wrote. All sorts of senior Steve Saperstein is in a accomprotested thesocial rezoning propos“They may nota history care about or other offshore construction topic media when earlithat the Tree of Life citizen programs ploration no words and to describe your our incident. shown that it is and not. they may are praying for them. only kept pace petitive election for State al in alsoasked organized tivities. erMarch this month, communitycommunity members attack is an isolated with economic changes due to Assembly against Democrat feelings. You tryrally, and you try, notWe react as been a our society and as convicted, Joseph Desmond, who has charged thisIf weekend’s alleges care about displaceone in particular, Community if they’dcannot also heard the “mysterious bing.” event, but as I men- the senator’s efforts.This but fully wrap a government. We pass some Last week, the Home Hospitals in Mathylde Frontus in a district that you Industry City’s plan to years with murder, faces up to 25 tobut lifethey in prison inknow the ment, need to Board 10 Manager Josephine “[It] sorta sounds like an enormous yourself around it with words. new laws and create some new Reporter endorsed State Brooklyn that seem to always beDistrict tioned history has shown expandofthe33-year-old waterfront’s usable that stretches from Bay Ridge that their decisions are driving death Faizal Coto on Dec. 9 around 4:40 Beckmann said, had been contracted by grommet banging on a giant flagpole,” he The Pittsburgh attack on climate programs. It is a Band-Aid Senator Marty Golden (whom space displace Sunset in financial trouble benefited by to Seagate. Congressmember change.” that it is not. a.m. onwould the Belt Parkway. Verizon to determine whether or not itoff wrote on Facebook. many levels crossed into this approach that at best has resultI serve as chief of staff) for rePark residents. Golden’s work at the budget Dan Donovan faces The perks proposed by InDesmond, 29 of Staten Island, used an unknown blunt drill of fiber-optic the one of Brannan’s posts questerritory. is of aleft growing ed--inthe the use of bigger Band- election. Of course, I do not OnJust May 11,one residents, clergy negotiating table could and billions againstcables Max there Rose. inRepubCity haven’t impressed object toItstrike the side of dustry Coto’s head violently, causfuture. made lican/Conservative Assemblytion was posted to various group pages essentially a civic activist connumber of what has become a members, business owners and Aids as the years have gone by. claim to be non-partisan when new dollars for education UPROSE, Yeampierre said. ing his temple to fracture, after getting into a fender-bendin StatenNicole IslandMalliotakis and they’ll is -- has since over “[They’re] 150 responsmembers offirefighter, a garnered groupstring called long andthe continuing I do notlike, know the put solution. comes to the re-election of stantly looking for new ways to their way into the “They ‘We’ll on city to started help member er with saidofAssistant District Attorney An-apostiton Russo, who lives in the 90s, said she has only I and saw the BRP I felt better that it assist beseats hereinfor running a few more days,” she es, the part of them movie a resounding Protect Ourbetter Working Waterfront and improve the neighborpremeditated actions designed To put us on the right trail, we state Sen. Golden. or a concert you’ll create thousands of new in a very quiettold race dres Palacio in Brooklyn Supreme Court. heardhe it represents. more than once in a given Alliance joined UPROSE in forget this paper Monday morning, Nov. 19. Adam “yes.” to tear through the very fabric first need to accept that our me.” Regardless, the Home hoods that what we wasn’t want is only this ourday. end of Brooklyn. against Democrat “There no place on the streets ofthat Brooklyn such crashing theisresident complex’s Brookwas funny, I would earlyis in The sound -- which allege I“Itwould add, asasthe stafferhear itThere of what America is about. land and wesystemic, want for to bedue able problems are to Reporter — residents which serves priasked if she, herself, had heard Local Donna Russo told this a lot moreWhen to be done. Baumel. mindless violence. will seek to in get justice for the timed lynpaper Crushthat, Wine & We Artisanal also oversees Albany to generate millions of dollars the mornings andhis then again when I got toof opioid seems eerily all over like conAttacks against blacknow changes society that have marily(“not the 90,000 people who who The tragedy affliction November the bing, BeckmannNext saidTuesday, no, but that it was 6 until Brannan’s post in a group victim and hiswhere heartbroken ones,” said Brooklyn DisFood Festival, theyParents,” stressinto ouraggravated business —struction,” but get wrote that no one churches, attacks against teach-loved been by you breakreside the Bay Ridge and legislative work lateragenda, in the day,” she said.has “I was one in resident on Facebook) once like, again raise its evil head. is board’s important clear by the floodisofelection phone day. callsItthe called “Bay Ridge she’d thought trict Attorney Ericschool, Gonzalez. Those protesting thedistrict expaned she the ramifications of gentrifimovie,’” she nuclear said. -- is passed more legislation ers and students for- adowns in the family. Dyker Heights communities Golden a package that you that markmost it on of your cal‘Oh I truly amABOVE: losing my mind, and has nowauthored loudest ment. in the early morning hours, office received Bay might be at going crazy. Coto’s coffin was carried fromhas theno, Coto, who was a firefighter forIn three years and was on sion crashed a wine and artisanal food “ S i n c e cation to attendees. the view of residents like signed into law by the govereign terrorist attacks against This breakdown does not — in its editorial made some of bills to deal with this issue. endardid. and make a commitment it’s following me!’” been heard night. It has Ridge most certainly “That bing drove me nuts!” she said. “I though it has also funeral homeatatop a fire truck. the brinkwas of about restarting his music career, leftalso dead 2013, Indus“This like] Yeampierre, Industry City hasrecorded in the past Russo’s eight years. festival in Industry Saturday. ordinary at work all cause theitwas hate orfor mental excellent points regarding the AndCity 9/11on remains current for all that to vote. are open from 6 ebrooklyn media/Photo MaiselnorThe sound, neighbor Matthew Kabeen by residents onbyallTodd ends “I’m happy the Polls mystery is finally had toAmericans ask my [events daughter if she heard as try City has Brooklyn Crush andcommon the comnear Exit 4thing in Bath Beach with bleeding the brain which made it but itstomission “to repurcourse, passing bills that have one in – issues, can lead to such a.m. to 9 p.m. There are countsenator’s long tenure in office. belOf tooExecutive many families of she first AThim RIGHT: Director said, brought backUPROSE to his childhood. of the nabe. solved,” said. well. I thought I was losing my mind. When tre- line for the Home the governor signs mercialization of instant an industrial pose thesaid. industrial waterfront caused “almost death,” Palacio is not theYeampierre. true responders. unadulterated hate. hate going unaddressed fester- generated The bottom No one has done and less examples of how one vote Elizabeth AT LEFT: Induseco- that Golden has measurement of a senator’s suc- continues to do more on this made a difference. Do not be sector,” said Elizabeth Yeamfor the wealthy.” Coto taken to Coney Hospital he The was wake-up call cameIsland ingthe forneeds long ofwhere periods of was time mendous Reporter was try City CEO Andrew Kimball. pierre, executive director of until Industry Cityover. has argued nomic theebrooklyn new lawsmedia/File do. issue immediately after it bubbles pronounced dead.Columbine. the one vote that did not vote. been foractivity decades and remains cess. It is what than Left: photo by Sen. PaulaGolden. Katinas; UPROSE. “There are lots has Infiniti made efforts to — including inDesmond jumped backofintothat his it 2006 G35 and Right: ebrooklyn media/Photo by Corazon Aguirre places New YorkMotor where peobring jobsAmboy, to SunsetN.J. Park resi- vesting more than fled tointhe Circle Lodge in South where ple can go for those things, and dents, primarily through its $400 million in private he was arrested on BY a parole warrant, according to newly PAULA KATINAS the industrial sector should not Innovation Lab, where not- funds to reactivate the comWhile we prefer to engage through [it] is create a comreleased courtshe documents by this news organi- plex, quadrupling the number email@example.com be that place,” said, notingobtained for-profits run the program. in thoughtful and civil dis- munity portal and physical zation. the most closely watched raceshad in to New State of on-site jobs from 1,900 to course, we welcome all input space in Industry City where alsoOne thatofIndustry City’s current “They do York something “Wow, Iinconsistent was going to surrender Wednesday,” came to an endjust Monday as incumbent Republican uses “are with morning the so that they could use it toDespro- more than 7,500, and growing our neighbors.” BY PAULA from KATINAS people from the neighborhood mond saidMarty toneeds detectives on Dec. 10. “Man, was gonstate Sen. Golden the contest toI Democratic firstname.lastname@example.org of businesses from community’s and conceded the mote Industry City,” Yeampierre Andrew are looking jobsappealcan candidate Adam Baumel, I the number nomically viableforand specious by her failure to identhe same. Kimball, Industry who DEBATE OVER IN MARTY’S na surrender Wednesday. My said. car has been all after over‘Look the 150 to challenger Gounardes, nearly two weeks Electhan 500 — and City’s future needs Andrew of this community.” a range that “They’re saying CEO, this down to saywith in come,” In more response to complaints from community leaders explained. “Every there ing forhe advertisers. tify isthe sourceofofsectors the partisan Why? Is had sitting was there when the debates THE DEBATE CORNER news and I was going to visit parole on Wednesday anyhas taken great strides to wanted festivaltionThe Daygroup in Southwest Brooklyn’swhat 22nd Senate District. are accessible to folks at a we’re doing with these April when discussing the Tuesday, we have 25-50 people about a proliferation of unlicensed food vendors in Dyker I have been to every forum raucous yelling and chanting. your opposites and trying to were over and heard a lot of I read with disappointment A drowning man grab ways.” those opportunities goers to that their completes of who education and to organizations.’ Some are led by ensure Innovation Lab.so difficult?fa-As coming in looking for jobs.” “As theunderstand Board of Elections itsfrom final count of this Heights during thewill busy hours of the neighborhood’s and debate and they have not broad Bob range Capano was next compromise comments the senior citJerry Kassar’s column close toofhome,” sheIsaid. event space at aincost fora September, the bladeChristmas a sword. don’t levels. that There are80 people that don’t even liveand in stay Backthe in 2013, saidonce Kimball, When pleasant asked if the jobs will experience Desmond is on parole for 2012, assault-asyear’s closecomes election, I which congratulate Gounardes mous lights spectacular, commanding ofexperiences. me later agreed it was President Obama said, been izensAndrew who attended the he Peter Killen’she “The overwhelming supthe criticized environment, Yeampierre entry level jobs available that this neighborhood.” know who said this first, but “We had about 1,900 jobs and help long-time residents rea-hate-crime which up to a man at Gates wish him wellduring in his service towalked the people of the 22nd State ficer of the 68th Precinct said his officers and other city Only the Malliotakis-Baumel percent Gounardes backers, “Elections have consequences” debates. chairing of theAvenues, debates thein a astatement. we havefor in this the communisaid.Fairview but Industry City personnel tried now we’re about in the area, Kimball said, it’s perfect piece. and “shoved black object to his chest” debates were civil, but that is in have and pathways he supportsupwards, Gounardes. agencieshave been cracking down onunderstand the at sidewalk salesSenate District,” Goldenat said I don’t how7,500. anyone main Andrew Gounardes is a port Interagency Council of the ty people. and the partnerships with “People are a making theof Election thereThe are also jobs that are midto address concerns duringdocthe That’s the equivalent of 100 “The answer to gentrification State Sen, Marty Golden has part because Nicole is all but Xaverian debates were andAt called homophobic slur, according to court can believe that free education presshim time, the Board was still counting ab“gentleman’s gentleman,” Aging’s debates of the candiorganizaconnection between Industry range, to whether proprotest. Lisa16, Serbaniewicz, a community-based a month that not to slow down job crebeenSpeaking vilified byatextremist over jobs politically and dlecloser 55-45design, Gounardesuments. or health care willcontinbe free! isuntouchable a joint meeting offree the Dykerand Heights Civic sentee ballots, a process that began oncoupled Nov. but his withintellimost who with dates. areseveral amongst the City and the object impact let it has manager or longshorespokesperson for Industry City, tions through year.” It’s actually to increase the last months and itPrecinct is ued ethically, and very respected. duction Golden supporters in terms of Who’s goingthe to last pay for it?last ation. black outon electric current into the middle Association and the factors 68th Community Council of The the ballots counted, Gounardes maintained a lead of more gent wayto of an that I consider Jerry have created thishis success. small businesses and aourfriend, resi- responded man.” the discussing rally in a state“What we’ve tried to do job creation and make sure a shame, misstating record Mr. Baumel, I believe, after screaming. The tone had been The leftChurch keeps in saying the week at Redeemer-St. John’s Lutheran Dyker of the1,000 man’svotes chest, theGolden court documents read. than over with a dwindling few election issue, would represent us with and while we represent two inHeights, the Senate, in top percent have Capt.particularly Robert Conwell saidone police are will taking theto talking to him, is a nice fellow, set at Dyker Heights. Desmond sentenced to onebento the demeanor2014, that would district left towas count. different political parties, andin September, regards to school speed camNow, the "Golden support pay. They already pay more and he knows that about her. complaints seriously. efit Bay Ridge greatly. three years in prison. Golden realized he was running out of room to make up the may disagree with some of his eras. By the way, he sponsored than 50 percent-plus of the The other debates were Nazis" graffiti appears at his “We’re really looking into vending, and have enforced However, the hecklers in the In the current case, Brooklyn Supremea Court difference in a vote count and decided to concede, source these bills, I believe twice. party’s positions, I murder also agree entirely uncivil, and raucous and show government’s revenue when cation, office“Hot in chalk on the sidewalk. vention programs in schools, community always Bench.” Their audience did a disservice to what can be enforced,” he told residents at the meeting. Justice Vincent Del Giudice remanded Desmond to Rikers told this newspaper. with him on several issues. Back when the senator ran several outrageous. The moderator at daughter 50 percent of the now, people pay giving Of note, the Donovan-Rose of the speakers talked back.” Joanne DiMango-Orr Andrew, because they didn’t “We issued a few summonses. If you see them they Island. The who disapwas trailing by more than 1,000 on against Vincent Gentile they nothing. That lawmaker, is why I was the endthe of XaverianAllwas about Among facesthe in theGoldencrowd is debate a retiredateducator. threenot “read” theirafter audience. Senior have found spots where they be.”her kindness and her Desmond had been ledpreviously out of thecorner 62nd Precinct, 1925 street her. president at P.S. 204 and in can Election Night, Nov. 6, refused to concede, opt- ociation pointed about what hehad wrote. BY PAULA KATINAS attacked his police record debatewere: at Xaverian Thefor social programs the to left atGounardes nearly as bad, perhaps in part respect others, according the ceremony Asswere on hand for the ceremony, citizens do not like bad manConwell also said he had his officers go out one night PAULA@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM In while a ballots fitting tributecounted. Di- the early Bath Ave., earlier theallafternoon, a crowd oftofirePeter Killen a in gentleman ing instead to is wait until of the paper were when the1960s. facts She camethen out,served Marty people sarcastically thanked the audi- along are saying they will instill will due to the questions asked, who attended the cereemblymember Peter Abbate, with several other family ners, Golden, whether a debatepolice or on aswon with representatives of the Department EnvironmenMango, the co-naming took a by member who doneSenate a greatDistrict, job of which fighters watched. Thehas22nd ain retired a prettyofbigCommunity margin. enceSen. for being so Gounardes, “civil.” bankrupt theofcountry. JFK said, state which were local in nature, and mony. Andrew members. a food buffet line. I heard, not The hard work, dedication place at the intersection of 15th School Board 20 and the Distal Protection (DEP), the NYPD’s Peddler Task Force and moderating debates the first Last has week, friends,infamily and fellow officer, represented since winningfirefighters election incame 2002, I am hoping that Andrew “Ask The not country can as supporters and plants were “We do what awas lot this of street namcouncilFrontus-Saperstein member Vincent DiMango-Orr called the cerseveral,held but many, seniors say trict and kindness ofthat education advoAvenue and 81st Street outside Community the20NYPD’s LegalEducationBureau “to see there anything wefor former past. He together at or both aresponsibilwake and a Southwest funeral at Leone Funertakes in takes all parts of several Brooklyn neighborGounardes does not hide debate Community at Xaverian Board ended 11 in a emony doiffor but what you can do not very active no ings. But this is a woman who Gentile, bittersweet, but doubt said it as cate Mafalda DiMango were that the hecklers were so P.S. 204, the school that she attal Council for more than 50 ity seriously and is therefore missed.” al Home in Sunset Park. near fight off involving was hoods, including Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst, Bath behind left-wing trolls, and deserves the country.” present Chairperson directed by the to have The a borough Billstage Guarinello, wonderful forcampaigns.. her family to remembered by family, friends, ended annoying they might conas a that child and where“the she years. impartial. Intoa the single night last week, DEP issued violations to anthe her campaign manager, Joe sticks issues at hand. Coto Gravesend, was remembered as “everybody’s best friend,” Democratic Party said is not Beach, Marine Park and Gerritsen Beach. MY POINT? All sides named after her,” Carlo District 20 Superintendent Karhear speakers praising her late lawmakers, religious leaders maintained ties until her Thecream DiMango Family — truck, sider votingclose Republican. I think Since I am the male ice truck and a food according to Conwell. In and Golden same aspresident it was. For theNew first inaHerrera, — DanAnthony Texeira Scissura, hardest worker in20 the firehouse” andBorough a “phenomenal huGounardes, chief counsel to Brooklyn President Eric deserve for this of the Costantino, Dyker supporters Heights mother foropprobrium her good works. and School District officials death last year at the age of 91. Mafalda, her husband that Jerry’s anger should be Democratic leader of the 64th addition, the Peddler Task Force issued violations to Civic suchAssociation as Jerry Kassar. was “We time, I can’ttwo see voting forsaid one. man being.” butknew Gounardes doesweespecialAdams, released soondirected afternoon Golden York Building Congress, President It Fran it because lived who and gathered fora statement a ceremony DiMango got her start as an andone theirtruck two daughters, Patricia towards theconceded. hecklers. AD, the campaign managowner and severalfollowing other trucks were hitPanico with Vella-Marrone, equally uncivil, mostly from — Bob I voted himnewspaper, in 2012 and He was off-duty at the time of his death. the ceremony. Monsignor Davit,”ly.she toldfor this “I look forward to coordinating with Senator Golden on a Saturday afternoon marking the education — advocate she and Joanne — lived on 81st Ralphwhen Perfetto er for Democratic Assembly FROM THE RIGHT summonses. audience. Saperstein was adding knowthat himshe as aand goodherguy. Why Scissura, who served along- idthe Cassato and Monsignor Jamie sister Additional contributed Meaghan McGoldrick. smooth transition between nowserved andbyJanuary so that our comco-naming ofreporting a Bensonhurst down the street from the as Parent-Teacher Ass- Street The question forChristmas the side The Dyker Heights lights displayonis aCommunity dynamic, especially aggressive on stage. he allows this I do not know. CHANGE IS GOOD DiMango Gigantiello. knew from the time they were school for several years. upcoming election is: Are that you features community-wide event scores of was homeownThe Dykerhusband, Heights Antdebate young But, that although there was may a be School Board 20, the perDiMango’s their mother I agree totally with this The off street corner co-naming better today then you were son was the worst ofisall,a causing ers in an area 10th Avenue who someperson. middle ground left, the whoto brought the idea the hony DiMango, retired a special change [in13th editorial andfor politiwas approved by thestretching City Coun-from the last larger-than-life 10 years? I am! St Philip's church leader to divergence is so of great politidisplays, including corner co-naming to dentist. Their daughter, Patriciaaddressing “People respected and honCaptain Robert Conwell, members the cal focus for theSantas, Home cil.erect Councilmember Justin holiday Bra- street I understand the giant left was demand decorum saying "This ored cally — as68th seen also social Brannan. Scissura described a former New York her. For me, Precinct that’sonwhat dancing reindeer, “Nutcracker Suite” illumi- DiMango, Dyker Heights Civic Association and the Reporter andfigures, the Spectator], nnan sponsored the legislation. upset bysnowflakes, theabsolutely results of the last DiMango media — most,” thatmeeting. what you did is aSupreme House Council, of God!.” asme “a on wonderful per- State Court justice, is joint matters the DiMangonated super-sized snow globes their front and allow to say why. Community atEighty their December “It was an flawless presidential election. There with Reporter percent the of screaming there ebrooklyn media/Photo by Helen Klein and focusedsome on family, edu- one of theofstars the hit CBS Orr said.the Home Despite apparent lawns house facades. day for aand street renaming cere- son who wereThe some onof the right that was from "Team Gounardes" Spectator is justified. efforts draws by [Bob] Capano, Christmas lights extravaganza visitors from mony in honor a community Photo ofalso, Andrewbut Gounardes by Jordan ebrooklyn media/file photo were the Rathkopf I expect few "tart initiated it and did [Craig] Eaton, [Ralph] which assigned toall theofneighborhood atSo, night. all over theAndrew world. icon,” Brannan toldwithout this Gounardes newsSen.-elect celebrating onto establish Election cops State Marty Golden conceded tofrom Andrew help of the politicians on the tweets" at you. I do so earlySen. on with rude andthe has Perfetto and others “That’s where I have seen biggest directed difference But the success of the event has spawned traffic jams paper via email. “They say a 7333 6TH AVE Night. Gounardes. left we now have the best hope in coming years and mocking the some ground, there year tocomments this year,” about she said. teacher forin they and aaffects sharpeternity; increase litter on the middle streets, according to last economy, maybe ever, the campaigns all sides can rein Conservative candidate chalreally is virtually none. The can nevercan truly tellDyker where theirand move Conwell confirmed at the meeting that traffic control in leaders of come the Heights Civic Association Community together forward,” theand statement an evenPeter better place to live, work raise a and family,” Golden lowest unemployment for all theand fanaticism attacks. But divergence is extreme, politi- was lenging Abbate. influence stops. It’s very possia top priority. munity Board 10 officials. read in part. I doubt it, sadly. groups, and more jobs than cally. Changes had to be made stated. I will say bluntly that Paula ble this proverb was written “We’re turning out the troops, and making sure the TheGolden, problemthe comes when visitors candy, For concession was anpurchase admission thatice his Katinas's Gounardes, who will take office in early—January, is looking people. Thomas Hilton to make the papers more ecoreport this wasthem with Mafalda mind. The corofficers know whatofwe want to do, which is traffic cream and in hot chocolate fromservice food vendors andPrior then to care21-year-long career in public was over. winahead to starting his new life as an elected official. I am a fiscal conservative, not nerlessly of 81stdrop Streetthe & 15th Avenue We’re fighting the fight for you guys,” he told resiwrappers on theserved sidewalk, election StateasSenate, Golden as a acCity control. aning Republican ortobe a the Democrat. Iand cups “Now that the election is over, I am grateful to people of will now forever known dents. cording to fed-up residents. Council member from 1997 to 2002. am a registered independent that Southern Brooklyn for Brannan, their support and humbled by their Mafalda DiMango Way’ and HOME REPORTER AND SUNSET NEWS ( USPS # 24880) is published weekly, Councilmember Justin a Democrat whose disDuring the weekend oftook Dec.the15-16, members of theon except the first week of January, first week of July, last week of August and In hiswill statement, Golden opportunity to reflect has voted for both parties at one trust in me to be our community’s voice in Albany. I look forthat sign look over everythe last week of December by EBrooklyn Media, 16 Court Street, 30th Floor, group Fight Back Baywho Ridge came into Dyker Heights to trict includes Dyker Heights, said he will work with city time or in another andchildren for his life politics. Brooklyn, NY 11241. Subscription price is $ 35 per year/ $ 40.00 out of State. one, especially the of I ward to going to Albany to fight for affordable health care, for young attorney, so that the Christmas lights event could be better pick litter as same athe neighborly gesture. Periodicals postage paid in Brooklyn, NY. believed would be bestway “Onup many levels, I am soperproud of what I have accomplished officials District 20, the a livable wage, a world-class education system, pedestrian POSTMASTER: send address changes to Home Reporter and Sunset News and 16 Court Street, 30th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11241 ) in 2019. Fran Vella-Marrone, of the IDyker Heights Civ- planned 2019 son to dodid.” the beststate job. andpresident Mafalda for my city, my the neighbors have been honored perfect for recent lawyear school grad. us an safety, an MTA that reliable, accessible accountable “We’re hoping next is City Hall will giveand official to said many theawesome vendors do not have the I Association, don’ttouting understand the lackof the While DiMango’s toic represent. I fully embraced responsibility en- all, and equal protections for all of our citizens,” he said in his permit, so instead of having to beg, borrow and steal reproper licenses from the city to sell food. “The vendors are FT in Canarsie-based law office; of civility on accomplishments, whichgoing includtrusted byespecially the people who elected me. I strove each and every- statement. sources, we will have resources allocated,” he said. a real problem,” she told this newspaper on Tuesday. “I apwith the left. HRC said we ed overseeing major changes in day to make a positive difference for someone,” he said. commensurate TheChristmas victoriouslights Gounardes also thattohebehold, doesn’t insalary with experience. The display is ahinted wonder preciate the efforts made by short the 68th has grateful made can’t haveinstruction, civility until classroom working “Although we came up they just thisPrecinct. election,ItI am tend to waste any time. Brannan said. “It’s pretty cool to have people coming to a difference. But the problem still persists.” Maxine has incittowin. nutritious lunches onto myget career in Waters public service has been full of much success as a Send resume toto check “InHeights the days sinceEurope the election, my team andlights,” I have he worked from out the The police presence has ed lack of civility by demandschool lunchroom menus and made a major difference in traf- Dyker police officer and as an elected official. 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More speed cameras on the way as Cuomo signs Gounardes bill BY PAULA KATINAS PAULA@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM
There will be five times as many speed cameras on the streets of New York City as there are now after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill sponsored by Brooklyn state Sen. Andrew Gounardes to increase the number of the picture-taking devices in school zones. “This bill will increase the number from 140 to 750 speed cameras in the city, extend the hours of operation of the speed cameras and will mandate that the city prioritize placement of the cameras by speed and crash data,” Cuomo said during a bill signing ceremony on Staten Island on Mother’s Day. The cameras will be operational from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. “It’s common sense. It works and it is the right thing to do,” Cuomo said. Gounardes, a Democrat who represents Bay Ridge and several other Southwest Brooklyn neighborhoods, called the new law “a major victory in the fight for street safety.” Since speed cameras were first installed in New York as a pilot program in 2013, speeding has been reduced by 63 percent, according to Gounardes. During that same time period, there has
Gov. Andrew Cuomo invited his mother Matilda Cuomo (seated right) to the ceremony. The event was also attended by elected officials and street safety advocates. State Sen. Andrew Gounardes is standing over Cuomo’s shoulder at right. Photo from govandrewcuomo/Flickr been a 14 percent decrease in traffic injuries. Eighty-one percent of drivers who are slapped
with speeding tickets don’t get another. It’s about public safety, not
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Luna Park owners presented a $107,000 check to Children of Promise, NYC, a nonprofit organization based in Bed-Stuy that helps children whose parents are incarcerated. The funds were raised through donations from patrons who visited the amusement park on opening day.
just for students, but for all pedestrians, said Gounardes, a freshman lawmaker.
“No parent, senior, or pedestrian of any age should live in fear of crossing the
Luna Park thrill seekers raise money for teen program BY PAULA KATINAS
Thrill seekers who enjoyed a day of rides in Coney Island’s famous Luna Park helped raise more than $100,000 for a Brooklyn charity that helps teenagers whose parents are incarcerated. The owners of Luna Park visited the headquarters of Children of Promise, NYC in Bed-Stuy on Thursday to present a $107,000 check to the organization for its teen programs. The donation stems from Luna Park’s Second Annual Charity Day in which patrons donated $10 per person in exchange for free rides on the amusement park’s opening day in April. The proceeds from this year’s charity day were double last year’s total, according to
representatives of Central Amusement International, the company that operates Luna Park. CPNYC’s Teen Program is aimed at young people 14-18 years of age and offers career
BY PAULA KATINAS Private security guards would patrol churches, mosques and synagogues on the city’s dime if a bill sponsored by three Brooklyn elected officials is approved by the City Council. Democratic Councilmembers Justin Brannan, Chaim Deutsch and Kalman Yeger are the main architects behind a bill that would allow houses of worship to hire private security, including armed guards, and then apply to the city to be reimbursed for the costs. Reimbursing religious insti-
tutions for security guards could cost as much as $200 million, according to one official. The program would not be mandatory and houses of worship would have to meet certain specifications in order to qualify for funding. The measure is designed to help safeguard religious institutions against terror attacks, according to Yeger, who represents Borough Park and parts of Bensonhurst. The Borough Park portion of his district is home to a large population of Orthodox Jewish residents and contains numerous synagogues. But Yeger was quick to point out
that the bill covers all religions. “We have seen that houses of worship are regularly coming under attack. We have to do everything we can to protect them. Keeping people safe is a basic function of government,” Yeger told this newspaper. The bill is not meant as a knock on the NYPD, according to Brannan, who represents Bay Ridge Dyker Heights and parts of Bensonhurst. “The NYPD does a great job keeping our big city safe but this would give all houses of worship the option to hire additional security and then be reimbursed,” he told
this newspaper via email. Rabbi Aaron Raskin, the religious leader of Congregation B’nai Avraham in Brooklyn Heights, endorsed the bill. “I think it’s an amazing idea. There are cities in Europe that pay for security for local synagogues,” he told this newspaper. Donna Lieberman, executive director of the New York Civil Liberities Union, said she is troubled by the bill. “Any time government officials seek to siphon away public funds for private religious institutions we should be concerned about the privileging of religion and the separation of
advice and support. The teens enrolled in the program have parents who are currently incarcerated. For more information about Children of Promise, NYC, visit: https://www.cpnyc.org/.
Myrie tells constituents how state budget works BY PAULA KATINAS PAULA@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM
Money was the main topic of discussion as freshman state Sen. Zellnor Myrie held a town hall to raise public awareness of the inner workings of state government. The purpose of the town hall was two-fold: 1) To familiarize constituents with the state budget process, and 2) to
Council seeks city funding for security at houses of worship PAULA@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM
street because of speeding traffic,” Gounardes said in a statement.
church and state. Publicly funding private armed guards at houses of worship is a scattershot approach to public safety, a poor use of resources and sits on shaky constitutional ground,” she said. Yeger said he is aware of the bill’s possible implications on the constitutional issue of separation of church and state, but added that he isn’t worried about stepping over a line. “The government already provides services to religious institutions. If a house of worship is on fire, the FDNY puts the fire out,” he told this newspaper.
highlight the items Myrie fought to fund in the spending package that was finalized in early April, according to the senator’s office. “We know the budget process is far from perfect, but I am proud to say that we made huge strides for our community this year,” Myrie said in a statement following the “Budget Town Hall” he held Saturday at St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf on Eastern Parkway. Here are some of the items Myrie secured funding for in the budget: • $500,000 for an alternative school and vocational training program to help students get high school equivalency diplomas and obtain job skills; • $330,000 for the Commission on Judicial Conduct to ensure that foreclosure decisions are investigated; • $200,000 increase in antiviolence outreach funding for Brooklyn; • $100,000 for re-entry services for the formerly incarcerated; • $75,000 for organizations providing housing services; • $60,000 for communitybased food services for lowincome people.
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Cops search for three suspects in Sunset Park daytime robbery BY JAIME DEJESUS
ops are on the hunt for three suspects wanted for attacking and robbing a 53-year-old man at gunpoint in Sunset Park. According to authorities, on May 3 at around 1:35 p.m., the trio approached the victim at 39th Street and Sixth Avenue. Previously, one of the suspects had gotten out of a minivan on 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, while the other two arrived on the scene in a Nissan Maxima. One of the suspects held a gun to the victim, while another punched him in the head, knocking him to the floor. The three perps then grabbed the victim’s wallet, which contained around $7,800 along with two debit cards. They also took the victim’s iPhone, though it was later found close to the scene of the crime. The suspects then got into the Maxima and took off. The victim sustained minor injuries. Police describe one of the suspects as a black man, around 5’10”. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie and jeans. The second suspect is also described as a black man, around 5’8”; he was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and jeans. The third suspect, is also described as a black man around 5’8”. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, jeans and a black hoodie with a mask. Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.
The 68th Precinct serves Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton. SNOOPING THROUGH MAIL: An unknown crook gained entrance to an apartment building on 64th Street between 10th and 11th Avenue on May 9 at around 1:50 p.m., and rifled through the mail inside the mailboxes, though he fled the scene without taking anything. Cops say he was caught on surveillance video entering the front lobby and looking through the mail. No arrests have been made. WOMAN ATTACKED ON BUS IN BAY RIDGE: A 49-year-old woman was hit in the head by a metal stick
A surveillance image of the suspect.
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Police seek suspect wanted for stealing equipment from Gowanus Home Depot BY JAIME DEJESUS
Surveillance photos of the suspects, and the vehicles they used.
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while riding on a bus at Fourth Avenue and 87th Street on May 8 at around 6:30 p.m. Cops say that two other passengers got into an argument and one of them picked up the stick and hurled it at the other but it hit the woman instead. No arrests have been made. LATE NIGHT ASSAULT: A 50-year-old woman was taken by ambulance to Maimonides Medical Center after she was assaulted by a man and a woman at Eighth Avenue and 64th Street on May 8 at around 2:10 a.m. According to the police, the attackers punched the victim in the chest and lip. No arrests have been made. DRAWING A BLANK: A 29-year-old man who was attacked on 92nd Street between Fort Hamilton
Parkway and Gatling Place on May 7 is drawing a blank when it comes to details of the assault. Police responded to the scene at around 1 a.m., and found the victim bleeding from the head, and with bruising to the face and head. The victim claims he doesn’t recall how the incident in which he was injured started. He was taken to NYU Langone HospitalBrooklyn. No arrests have been made. THE TRESPASSER: An unknown man broke into the home of a 67-year-old man near Wakeman Place and Ridge Boulevard on May 7 at around 11:20 a.m., and hung out there for a while but didn’t take anything. The victim has security camera footage of the trespasser. No arrests have been made.
The 62nd Precinct serves Bensonhurst, Bath Beach and Gravesend. MAN ROBBED IN TRAIN STATION: An early morning passenger waiting at 25th Avenue and 86th Street for a D train on May 9 was assaulted by an unknown man, who struck the victim, 36, with a metal object and then robbed him, taking off down 86th Street with $100 from the victim’s wallet. According to authorities, the incident occurred at around 3:10 a.m. The victim was taken to Coney Island Hospital. No arrests have been made. CANE ATTACK: A 34year-old man was arrested and charged with assaulting a 32year-old man who was waiting
olice are searching for a man who stole several chainsaws from the Gowanus Home Depot. According to authorities, on April 26 at around 10:40 a.m., the suspect entered the store, 550 Hamilton Avenue, nabbed the items, and took off with them in a black 2017 GMC after having loaded them into the car with the help of another, unidentified man.
for a bus at Cropsey Avenue and Bay Parkway on May 9 at around 8:20 p.m. According to the police, the weapon of choice was a cane; the attacker allegedly approached the victim from behind, hitting him several times on his neck and head. BOTTLE-BRUISED: A man and a woman were assaulted with a glass bottle inside a sports bar at Kings Highway and McDonald Avenue on May 8 at around 3:30 a.m., according to police, who said that the victims said they were dancing when two men began arguing with the couple because they wanted to dance with the woman. Cops say one of the attackers — whom the victims believed to be Hispanic, and whom they had never seen before — used a glass bottle to hit the man over the head, and then hit the woman in the head and left
Cops describe the suspect as a black man in his 40s, 5’9” and around 250 pounds. He was last seen wearing a burgundy hooded shirt. Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the CrimeStoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com, or on Twitter @NYPDTips. All calls are strictly confidential.
arm, cutting her. No arrests have been made. STYLE THIEVES: Two men walked into a clothing store near 21st Avenue and 86th Street and stole a pair of leather jackets, worth around $1,149, on May 11 at around 5:39 p.m. Cops say the crooks, described to be in their 30s, used an unknown device to remove the alarm tags from the jackets. No arrests have been made. MYSTERIOUS BREAKIN: A man broke into a private school near 15th Avenue and 63rd Street on May 9 at around 6:19 a.m. and stole several electronic devices from the school’s employee lounge. According to the police, a witness said that, after the theft, the perp fled towards the New Utrecht Avenue train station. No arrests have been made.
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Bay Ridge gears up for 67th annual Norwegian Day Parade BY JAIME DEJESUS
A historic Bay Ridge parade continues to march on. The 67th annual Norwegian Constitution Parade, which commemorates the signing of the Norwegian constitution on May 17, 1893, celebrates the culture and its contributions on this side of the Atlantic. It’s always held on the Sunday closest to the date the document was signed — May 19, this year — with marchers taking to Third Avenue to strut their stuff. “We are all geared up and ready to go,” said Norwegian Day Parade Chair Arlene Rutuelo. “[Former] Senator Marty Golden will be our grand marshal for all his years of support for the Norwegian community as well as the Bay Ridge community at large.” As it does every year, this year’s iteration has a special theme — Continuing the Legacy. “It’s going to be interesting to see the floats,” Rutuelo said. “A lot of our groups make their own and to see some of the originality will be fun. We’ve increased some of the bands, which we are excited about. We have a lot of civic non-Norwegian partici-
A look at a past Norwegian Day Parade. pation this year celebrating with us so we are growing the parade.” The significance of the
event isn’t lost on Rutuelo. “I know we are in America and some people say, ‘What’s the use? Why do you bother
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having a parade?’” she said. “But we’ve worked really hard in the last few years to educate the surrounding com-
munities about some of the unique things Norwegians have done for New York City, the state and the United States
as a whole. We invite everyone to celebrate with us, as we celebrate with other cultures. “It’s important, particularly for the younger generations,” Rutuelo added, stressing that it isn’t important whether the neighborhood is still the Scandinavian outpost it was in years past. “It doesn’t matter if we live here or not. We have a weekend that we celebrate and it becomes a destination. People spend money in our community and that’s good for the economy of the neighborhood. I heard that a person is coming from Indiana to our parade this year. They make it a weekend of visiting New York and come into the only New York City Norwegian Day parade.” Rutuelo is hoping the weather cooperates. But, she added, “It doesn’t matter. We’re Vikings. We’ll march in the snow if we have to. We welcome everyone to come and be a Norwegian and Viking for a day.” Marchers will line up on Third Avenue, between 83rd and 84th streets, and head down to Leif Ericson Park, between Sixth and Seventh avenues, where the reviewing stand will be located. The parade will kick off at 1:30 p.m.
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BROOKLYN TALKS: PHOTOGRAPHERS ON GARRY WINOGRAND
Delve into the legacy of pioneering photographer Garry Winogrand in this talk presented in conjunction with our special exhibition Garry Winogrand: Color. Contemporary photographers Khalik Allah, Tina Barney, John Edmonds, and Elle Pérez discuss Winogrand’s work and the ways it intersects with their practices, moderated by Drew Sawyer, Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator, Photography. When: Thursday, May 16th, 7 p.m. Where: Crown Heights/
An exhibition by Fellowship Artist Melanie Crean. The goal of Crean’s project is to reimagine what a future culture of justice might be like in New York City after the close of the Rikers Island Jail Complex. A range of ideas, texts, and designs was produced in workshops with groups affected by the criminal justice system. The exhibition features outcomes from these sessions, shown from the perspective of the imagined future. A selection of these visions has been realized in prototypes, and design specifications have been compiled in a publication complemented by short
essays that describe how such ideas can start becoming realities. When: Wednesdays-Sundays through May 19th, 12 – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/A.I.R. Gallery (155 Plymouth Street)
THE OUTSKIRTS, EXPOSED AND PUNCHED A solo exhibition of new work by Odette England. This will be the artist’s second solo show at the gallery, and brings together a selection of artworks from three recently completed and ongoing projects. Home is the center-weight of England’s artistic practice, with memory and forgetting being the counterbalances. Her photographs are fragile, contemplative and temporal spaces.
Image courtesy of the artist and Brooklyn Museum
Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall will be on exhibit through December 8th at Brooklyn Museum. When: Wednesdays-Saturdays through May 11th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Klompching Gallery (89 Water Street)
DWELLING IN THE FUCHUN MOUNTAINS A generative digital art installation created by artist James Yuxi Cao as part of his QRC (Quick Response Code) project. Utilizing the halftone pattern machine learning technique, the artist transforms visually random QR code patterns into images recognizable by humans while still
retaining the original scanable function of a QR code. When: Mondays-Sundays through May 31st, Mon-Fri: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sat-Sun- 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Made in NY media Center (30 John Street)
THE 2018 FEATURE SHOOT EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS To celebrate the announcement of the 2018 Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, United Photo
Industries is exhibiting the work of two artists, Amelie Satzger and Lauren Menzies, in a dual exhibition at the UPI Gallery. When: Tuesdays-Saturdays through May 31st, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/United Photo Industries (16 Main Street/ Suite B)
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be curated by curatorial collective 3walls. The opening reception for this special exhibition will serve as Trestle’s annual Spring fundraiser, and will feature a silent auction, live music, refreshments, and celebration When: Through June 9th, 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. Where: Park Slope/Trestle Gallery (850 3rd Avenue)
RACE AND REVOLUTION: REIMAGINING MONUMENTS
The show questions the relationship between historical memory and historical monuments and what the underlying implications are for those histories that remain absent. Seventeen artists were asked to envision monuments that add depth and truth to New York’s compelling history. Exhibiting artists include Alexis Callender, Ayasha Guerin, Chip Thomas, Damien Davis, Emmaline Payette, Kamau Ware, Kimberly Becoat, Lyra Monteiro, Maureen Conner, Maureen McNeil, Marilyn Nance, Rose Desiano, Sal Munoz, Studio Darn, Zaq Landsberg and Jennifer Mack Watkins. When: Fridays through June 14th, 3 – 6 p.m. Where: Park Slope/Old Stone House (336 3rd Street)
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Jeff Wallace: This is No.628 of Everyman’s Library, explores the relationship between time and memory as it relates to objects and ephemera that we save throughout our lives. Through a process of literary archeology, he uncovers and reassembles buried content and fragments – both literal and conceptual – to create new narratives that reference the past and, often, the journey of the original source material. When: Daily through June 24th Where: DUMBO/Main Window (One Main Street)
JEFF KRAUS, ‘MY BUNNY THE SNAKE’
Jeff Kraus’s first one-person exhibition in New York and with the gallery. Kraus’s studio sits on the far side of Greenpoint, within striking distance
of contaminated baseball fields and a National Grid waste depot, among chop shops, Chinese ex-pat marble cutting workshops, and rag picking factories. A visit to his studio reminds us that some corners of a rapidly changing city remain untamable and unmappable. When: Thursdays & Fridays through June 24th, 12 – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Asphodel (29 Jay Street)
Solo exhibition of the latest collage works by Audrey Anastasi. When: Daily through June 30th Where: Bedford Stuyvesant/ Welancora Gallery (33 Herkimer Street)
ANTON ZOLOTOV: PLAYING WITH FIRE
A solo show featuring the work of Anton Zolotov. Zolotov crafts a sprawling survey of misanthropy, isolation, and social rejection in the context of contemporary youth culture through intensive artistic studies of the ephemera of Kurt Cobain, the iconic vocalist of Nirvana. The artwork connects how these various elements of the dark side of modern adolescence relate to an ongoing roiling cycle of self-harm, addiction, and ultimately, premature self-destruction among marginalized young people today. When: Saturdays & Sundays
through July 7th, 12 – 7 p.m. Where: Red Hook/Peninsula Art Space (352 Van Brunt Street)
NEW DAWN FADES A collection of paintings by Brooklyn artist Christian Nguyen. This body of work is inspired by Claude Monet’s Rouen Cathedral series. Nguyen’s primary focus is architecture and how it embodies the mind, body and soul. When: Saturdays through June 8th, 12 – 6 p.m. Where: Carroll Gardens/Court Tree Collective (371 Court Street)
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CHAD STAYROOK: THE LONELIEST VOYAGES An installation and series of drawings by Chad Stayrook based on the ten space probes that have traveled furthest from Earth. When: Through June 16th Where: Fort Greene/Project Room at BRIC House (647 Fulton Street)
KEN ROSENTHAL AND LYNN SILVERMAN Works in Black & White. When: Wednesdays-Saturdays through June 29th, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Where: DUMBO/Klompching Gallery (89 Water Street)
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)
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TASTY AVOCADO, EDAMAME KALE SALAD INGREDIENTS SALAD • 1 bunch kale • salt • 1 cup chopped snow peas • 1 large carrot, peeled and ribboned • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped and deseeded • 1 cup of edamame • 1 avocado sliced into chunks • 1 shallot, finely sliced • handful cilantro, chopped • handful of basil chopped
TAMARI-GINGER VINAIGRETTE • ¼ cup olive oil • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar • 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce • 2 teaspoons lime juice • 3 garlic cloves, pressed/minced
DIRECTIONS 1. Remove the tough ribs from the kale and discard. Chop kale leaves into small bite-sized pieces and transfer to a large bowl. Sprinkle the kale with a dash of sea salt and use your hands to massage the kale by scrunching the leaves until kale is fragrant. Toss the remaining salad dressing ingredients with kale. 2. To make the vinaigrette, whisk all the ingredients together until combined. Toss the salad with dressing and serve.
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SENIOR LIVING EXPO
Keynote speakers — Maimonides Prostate Center’s Urologic Oncologist Dr. Ariel Schulman (above); NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Urologist Dr. Abdo Kabaritti (bottom, right); and Terence Ricaforte from Landskind & Ricaforte Law Group (below, left) — delivered highly informative talks revolving around medicine, health care and legal affairs at the Senior Living Health and Financial Expo held May 10 at Dyker Beach Golf Club. ebrooklyn media/Photos by Paul Gelsobello
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Packed house for Senior Living Expo in Bay Ridge
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BY JOHN ALEXANDER JALEXANDER@BROOKLYNEAGLE.COM
From left: Irina Pavlovskaya, Renata Landskind and Terence Ricaforte of Landskind & Ricaforte Law Group.
Maimonides Medical Center representatives prepare to greet guests.
The Brooklyn Eagle, Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator hosted a well-attended senior living expo at Dyker Beach Golf Club on Friday, May 10. There was food, fun and freebies for those attending, along with informative booths provided by hospitals, realtors, law firms, therapists and local businesses. In all, there were some 33 exhibitors at the expo offering information packets, product demonstrations and all kinds of free promotional items. There were raffles, prizes galore and a 50/50 raffle. The keynote speakers — Maimonides Prostate Center’s Urologic Oncologist Dr. Ariel Schulman; NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Urologist Dr. Abdo Kabaritti; and Renata Landskind
and Terence Ricaforte, law partners from Landskind & Ricaforte Law Group — delivered highly informative talks revolving around medicine, health care and legal affairs. Schulman discussed preventative urological care for seniors. “How prominent is prostate cancer today?” Schulman asked. “If you look at all cases of cancer in the United States, it’s about 10 percent. It’s the most common cancer for men. “For men with prostate cancer detected early, prostate cancer is not a death sentence. We have a lot to treat it Continued on page 3
INSET: NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Urologist Dr. Abdo Kabaritti, a keynote speaker at the Senior Living Expo.
Representatives from Empire State Bank, a sponsor at this year’s Senior Health Expo.
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Packed house for Senior Living Expo in Bay Ridge Continued from page 2
but the key is early detection,” added Schulman. To that end, he also told his listeners that the government now recommends testing for prostate cancer for men between 45 and 75, and discussed the various ways of treating the disease. Kabaritti also addressed advances in urology. He explained that the good news is that people are living longer. “Now, patients who make it to the age of 65 are expected to live for another 10 or 15 years. And in fact when they talk about urology, 50 percent of the people that are seen by a urologist are 65 years or older.” Kabaritti explained what a urologist actually does. “Bladder, prostate, kidneys are areas urologists focus on,” said Kabaritti. He also stressed the importance of seeing a urologist. “Three of the top seven cancers are in urology. Prostate is only in men but both men and women can suffer from bladder and kidney cancer,” he added. Ricaforte shifted the subject away from medicine to discuss legal concerns. “My wife Renata and I have been doing this a combined 30 years and about a year and a half ago, we decided to break away from a larger law firm and take a smaller approach because we wanted to help our clients look at things, not just in a cookie cutter fashion, but to take advantage of everything at their disposal.” “I’m an estate planning and elder law attorney,” he went on. “And the biggest concern for individuals as they age is their health care costs that will not be covered by insurance. For example,
INSET: Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus speaks to the crowd.
NYC Health + Hospitals/ Coney Island had an exhibit at Senior Living Expo.
Frank Bavaro of Stairglide New York. Medicare will not cover long-term care. The key is to plan early and plan appropriately, and we want to help educate you on your options.” Following the keynote speeches, New York Memory Center’s Megan Christ, a caregiver and social worker, discussed the importance of adult day programs, specifically for those with dementia. Laura Volkmer, LMSW, director of services for older adults at Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, was happy to participate in the expo. “I’m here today to spread the word about our services,” Volkmer told this paper. “Many people in the neighborhood still don’t know about us or haven’t received information about the services we provide. We have a senior center, we have a social adult day program and a transportation program located right here in Bay Ridge along with other services for older adults throughout the southwest Brooklyn community. I feel like people should just take advantage of what’s available to them.” Continued on page 4
Keynote speaker Dr. Ariel Schulman (center) at the Maimonides booth.
AARP Bay Ridge Chapter members Harold Egeln, Patricia Killen and President Peter Killen (left to right).
Nayeem Siddique, Herman Hernandez and Louis Peters at the AMP Insurance Brokerage table. ebrooklyn media/Photos by Paul Gelsobello
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Packed house for Senior Living Expo in Bay Ridge
Keynote speaker Terence Ricaforte of Landskind and Ricaforte Law Group.
Senior Living attendees enjoy continental breakfast at the Dyker Beach Golf Club.
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Continued from page 3
Walter Ochoa from Right at Home also spoke about the importance of seniors staying active. “We actually work hand-in-hand with Family Health Centers because you want to help people at home, but you also want older adults to join activities and socialize in the community,” said Ochoa. “Our goal is to keep them in the community and keep them safe in the community. If you need assistance at home, we can send a caregiver to take care of you and at the same time help with the social aspect.” Louis Peters, owner of AMP Insurance Brokerage, has participated in previous senior expos. “We’re here to offer all types of Medicare plans, Medicare supplements, Medicare advantage plans and prescription drug plans,” Peters told this paper. “It’s our pleasure to represent all the major companies. We’ve always gotten a big turnout here and we’re delighted to be back.” Empire State Bank was a sponsor for the event. Exhibitors included Aama Audiology, the Alzheimer’s Association, AARP Bensonhurst/Ovington Chapter, Aetna, the Allure Group, AMP Insurance, Asian Community Care Management, Bay Ridge Family Dental Care, Bay Ridge Holistic Healthcare, Ben Bay Realty Co. of Bay Ridge, the Bensonhurst Center, Caption Call, Fort Funding, Island Shores, Jag-One, MJHS-Menorah, Northfield Bank, Norwegian Christian Home, OHEL, One Day Bath New York, RN Staffing Solutions, Services for Older Adults, St. Francis Animal Hospital, StairGlide New York and United Healthcare. Russell Craig Targove was the master of ceremonies and Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus attended the expo along with Clio Markman representing U.S. Rep. Max Rose. Peter Killen, president of the Bay Ridge Chapter of AARP labeled the expo a success. “The most amazing thing for me is the media coverage we receive from the Home Reporter, Brooklyn Spectator and Brooklyn Eagle at these expos. It’s so important because not many neighborhoods, if any, have the coverage that we have here in Bay Ridge,” he added. See more photos on page 12.
The raffle winner at Senior Living Expo claims her prize.
New York Memory Center’s Megan Christ speaks at the expo.
Representatives from NYU-Langone Health pose behind their table.
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Senior Living Expo keynote speakers Dr. Ariel Schulman and Dr. Abdo Kabaritti.
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Maimonides Medical Center Is Ranked Among the Top 10 Hospital Systems Nationwide for Clinical Excellence Government Report Places Maimonides Among Elite Group of US Hospitals that Achieve Superior Survival Rates Kenneth D. Gibbs, Maimonides Medical Center president and CEO, recently announced that Maimonides has been ranked among the Top 10 health systems in the country for superior survival rates – placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, including: Massachusetts General, Cleveland Clinic, Cedars Sinai and New York-Presbyterian. “From the very first year that the federal government has measured mortality rates, Maimonides has been a top performer,” said Mr. Gibbs. “At first there were only two cardiac conditions evaluated – heart attack and heart failure – and it was no surprise that a renowned Heart Hospital like Maimonides would do well. But as additional conditions were added to the mix – like pneumonia and stroke – our medical center has continued to achieve exceptional results for Brooklyn’s families across multiple specialty areas.” The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) annually compares mortality rates at every hospital in the nation. The most recent report* shows that only a handful of hospitals nationwide rise above the rest in maintaining superior results for their patients. CMS reviews seven diagnoses for mortality. Maimonides is above average in all seven categories – and significantly above average in five of the seven: heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, COPD and stroke. “It’s a validation of the many teams who work day and night to deliver outstanding care to patients at Maimonides,” said Dr. Samuel Kopel, Chief Medical Officer of Maimonides Medical Center. “Our doctors and clinicians never stop building on their successes – they continually try to exceed the standard of care to bring the best possible results to every patient.” Maimonides Medical Center has a long history of providing exceptional patient care. It does this through a culture of teamwork in its interdisciplinary Centers of Excellence and its commitment to continuous innovation. What truly sets Maimonides clinicians apart is teamwork. To support the overall culture of collaboration, the Maimonides Leadership Team ensures that clinicians have everything they need to provide the finest care in a safe and technologically advanced environment. The nationally recognized doctors at Maimonides do the rest – and do it best. LEGACY OF INNOVATION Maimonides built New York City’s first Hybrid Operating Rooms, incorporating the most advanced imaging technology to support the most advanced surgical procedures. And our Robotic Surgery Program boasts some of the nation’s most experienced doctors, reducing patient risk across multiple disciplines. Maimonides Cancer Center exceeded standards in all categories during its most recent re-accreditation survey, earning the coveted Outstanding Achievement Award from the ACS Commission on Cancer. Our fully-accredited Breast Center is home to an American College of Radiology designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Maimonides Children’s Hospital is the only recognized comprehensive pediatric program in Brooklyn – with the full array of pediatric subspecialties. And as Brooklyn’s leader in trauma care, Maimonides is designated both an Adult and a Pediatric Trauma Center, due to the recognized expertise of our departments of Emergency Medicine, Surgery and Pediatrics. Maimonides is also a leader in managing pain for patients in all settings in ways that minimize the risk of opioid addiction – our doctors have published many of the leading studies in this arena. For more information about the outstanding clinical services and many innovations achieved at Maimonides Medical Center, please visit https://www.maimonidesmed.org/quality ### 6• SENIOR LIVING EXPO — A SPECIAL SECTION OF HOME REPORTER AND BROOKLYN SPECTATOR • Week of May 17-23, 2019
Meeting the needs of people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia-related disorders For more than 35 years we’ve helped families cope when the memories fade, giving those with dementia and their loved ones a safe, secure place to spend their day with experienced and caring staff. New York Memory Center provides comprehensive dementia care, including: Lotus Club Early Memory Loss Program Tailored for adults recently diagnosed with early stage Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Day and evening sessions. Peer support, computer-based cognitive training, yoga, and more.
Memory Life Services Program Multi-faceted program designed to coincide with the progression of the disease in middle and later stages. Day and evening sessions. Daily exercise, music and dance, poetry and more.
Professional and Pioneering Staff and Programs Trained staff and consultants lead all programming. Day and evening programs with Mediterranean diet meals and snacks. Round-trip escorted, accessible transportation available to most neighborhoods.
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Landskind and Ricaforte: A small law firm by choice
Terence Ricaforte and Renata Landskind. BY JOHN ALEXANDER
Renata Landskind and Terence Ricaforte are determined to keep their law practice small so that they can offer personalized services to their clients that larger law firms can’t do. “It’s all about building strong relationships with all our clients,” Ricaforte told this paper. “We’re proud to provide affordable legal services based on an attitude of care and compassion, by building upon open and honest relationships with every client that walks through our doors.” Landskind & Ricaforte Law Group is a full-service law firm providing estate planning services to the pre and post-retirement community. The firm was founded on a passion for and commitment to serving the legal needs of families, the elderly and the disabled in New York. With a combined legal experience of nearly 30 years between them, Landskind and Ricaforte, who are married and have three daughters, decided to leave the larger firm they were working for and start their own law firm last year. “I’ve been practicing law in Bay Ridge for 19 years,” said Landskind.
The partners have considerable expertise and legal skills in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate and Estate Administration, Estate Litigation, Medicaid Crisis Planning and Real Estate, among others. Ricaforte was born and raised in Brooklyn, while Landskind was born in the Ukraine but grew up in Brooklyn and Staten Island. “After graduating from law school, I went to night school at New York Law. I
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he was able to learn all the facets of elder law and estate planning. It was during his time at Connors and Sullivan that Ricaforte met Landskind, who was with the firm for 19 years. The couple left the firm in 2018 and decided to branch out and start their own. “We do the same type of work that we did previously but with a more personalized aspect,” Ricaforte explained. “When our clients come to us, they are working with us. They’re not working with an associate or a
text them at any time. They are social media-savvy and can access any material they need at any time. They are also proud of the relationships they’ve developed with other attorneys and judges during their time working in the court system. “Terence and I have vast but different experiences that all mesh together,” said Landskind. “His experiences are in the litigation area and mine are in estate planning. When I was admitted to law school, I was working for counsel to the public administrator in Kings County, which is the attorney that is appointed to administer estates and to help the public administrator administer estates of people who die without wills and do not have close relatives. So through that position, I met a lot of the attorneys, judges and court personnel in Brooklyn.” At the end of the day, both lawyers would just like to keep their practice small so they can cater to the needs of their clients. “This is the way our clients get personalized attention, this is the way we can build relationships and I think part of the reason our clients love us is because of that,” Landskind explained. “They can always get in touch with us and if something has to get done, it’s going to get done.”
“We’re proud to provide affordable legal services based on an attitude of care and compassion ...” was working full time at the Manhattan D.A.’s office and I always wanted to be a prosecutor. So when I graduated, I interviewed at the all major prosecutors’ offices and it came down to a choice between Miami and New York, and Miami made the offer,” recalled Ricaforte. Ricaforte missed his family in Brooklyn and ultimately returned home and took a job with the Connors and Sullivan Law Firm as an estate litigator. By doing that,
paralegal. We’re a small firm by choice. And when you come to meet with me or Renata, we’re going to bring a team of professionals in adjacent fields to the table.” Ricaforte and Landskind value the time they can spend with their daughters, 13year-old Sienna, six-year-old Keira and three-year-old Avery. And the familial approach extends to their clients. Their business cards have their cell phone numbers and they encourage clients to call or
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There’s the Marine Fireboat Station at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge and the DUMBO Clocktower off in the distance.
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It’s the perfect rite of spring for a real estate nerd. It’s fun for you normal people, too. It can involve heavy drinking or an innocent glass of watermelon juice. Now that spring has finally brought Brooklyn reasonably warm days, it’s time to head for a rooftop bar, stare at the scenery and toast the icons of the skyline. There are numerous places to carry out this entertaining task. I’m particularly partial to Westlight at the top of the William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg. The Empire State Building and Midtown skyscrapers look grand from the 22nd-floor bar. But my top choice of scenery is always, always, always 1 World Trade Center. It’s a symbol of the city’s will to rebuild, which is important to all of us who mourn those who died in the 9/11 Twin Towers terrorist attack or because they got sick from rescue and recovery work. A great spot for an aerial view of 1 World Trade Center is the rooftop bar at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge on the shoreline side of Brooklyn Heights. This open-air watering hole at 60 Furman St. is part of mixed-use waterfront Pierhouse, which combines condos and a hotel. The bar opened in 2017. Its official name is Harriet’s Rooftop, if you’re wondering.
A necklace of lights appears on the cables of the Brooklyn Bridge at dusk. PIERHOUSE AND THE CATHEDRAL OF COMMERCE Up on the roof at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, it doesn’t matter if the sky’s not blue. The firmament was a pale white gray the day I went upstairs to toast the scenery. But the bar was packed with patrons anyway. And the views were terrific. Here’s a checklist of some of the fine sights you can see up there, starting with Brooklyn Bridge Park, which is right down below the hotel. The landscaping is green and gorgeous. From this height, it looks like a series of architectural drawings come to life. The 85-acre park is an outstanding place to stroll and take photos. If you haven’t been there recently, you should come to the waterfront a couple hours before you want to hit the bar. Anyway. When you’re up at Harriet’s Rooftop, look south and you will see the terraces on nearby Pierhouse condos. Some of the terraces have small plots planted with ornamental gardens or trees. Lady Liberty’s off in the distance across the waters of New York Harbor, a bit too far away to be photogenic but lovely anyway. Close by, lower Manhattan skyscrapers line up like sentinels. Various architectural icons keep company with 1 World Trade Center. One of them is the apartment building that star architect Frank Gehry designed, which is 870 feet tall. Its address is 8 Spruce St. It has an unusual facade that looks like it’s made of giant twisted ribbons.
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When you face this direction on 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge’s rooftop bar, you glimpse the framework of the famous Watchtower sign, whose letters have been removed. At random moments, boat traffic gets busy beneath the famous bridge. On the shoreline, people waiting in a long line to board the NYC Ferry look tiny as ants. At the foot of the bridge, on Fulton Ferry Landing Pier, the Marine Fireboat Station glows bright white as twilight gathers. The fireboat building, which was constructed in 1926, uses 1 Water St. as its address. The Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory was formerly its tenant. But recently Brooklyn Bridge Park chose Ample Hills Creamery as the new concessionaire for the space. That’s an ice-cream shop, too, as dessert lovers know. Brooklyn Bridge Park picked Alex and Miles Pincus to operate a cafe and bar on the pier. In April, the Pincus brothers’ plan to construct a permanent pavilion on the pier for this purpose did not pass muster with the city Landmarks Preservation Commission. The pier is located in the Fulton Ferry Historic District, which is why the LPC has authority over the proposed construction.
Raise a toast to the skyline at your favorite Brooklyn rooftop bar Everybody up here on 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge’s roof is taking photos. INBrooklyn photos by Lore Croghan — Continued from page 10INB — Behind the tower Gehry designed, the Cathedral of Commerce is partly visible. That’s what architectural-history lovers call the Woolworth Building.
A FAMOUS BRIDGE AND A FIREBOAT STATION
The rooftop bar affords a great view of the full span of the Brooklyn Bridge from one side of the East River to the other. The Roeblings’ landmarked marvel is the most widely recognized architectural icon associated with our borough.
A FAMOUS CLOCKTOWER
Behind Brooklyn Bridge, in the middle distance, Gairville’s most glamourous building stands tall. If you know what I’m talking about, you’re definitely conversant with the details of the DUMBO Historic District. A century ago, paper-box manufacturer and real estate investor Robert Gair owned so many factory buildings in DUMBO that people called the area Gairville. The signature building is 1 Main St., aka the DUMBO Clocktower. The landmarked building has one of the most photogenic penthouses in the city — a triplex apartment with an enormous glass clock face embedded in each of its four walls. In 2017, gallery owner/art dealer Lio Malca bought it for $15 million.
ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER
If you turn your back to the shoreline and walk to the farthest edge of the roof, you’ll see a building on the opposite side of the street that was the headquarters of the Jehovah’s Witnesses. On top of the building there’s empty framework where red electric letters 15 feet high used to spell out the word “Watchtower.” The sign was well-known. It was visible to drivers on the Brooklyn Bridge and folks on the shoreline in Manhattan. After the Jehovah’s Witnesses sold the property at 25-30 Columbia Heights a couple years ago, they removed the letters and put them in storage. Subsequently, the city Buildings Department decided the new owners of the property should not be allowed to put new letters onto the sign’s framework. This left a void in waterfront Brooklyn’s skyline. Last year the Board of Standards and Appeals ruled that the owners, Columbia Heights Associates, do have the right to put a new name onto the sign framework. The owners are in the process of turning the old Watchtower complex into a mixed-use campus with office and retail space and a cultural facility. The development is called Panorama. Up on the hotel’s roof, the scenery is tinged with melancholy half-light after the sun drops below the horizon. There are purplehued flood lights on the Brooklyn Bridge. Drink one more toast as the last light fades, a toast to fleeting spring and our stunning city, which will endure no matter what. Week of May 16, • INBROOKLYN — A Special Section of Brooklyn Eagle/HeightsPress/Home Press/HomeReporter/Brooklyn Reporter/BrooklynSpectator/Brooklyn Spectator/BrooklynRecord/Greenpoint Record/Greenpoint Gazette Gazette • 11INB Week of May 16 - 22, 2019 • INBROOKLYN — A2019 Special Section of Brooklyn Daily Eagle/Brooklyn Eagle/Heights
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e a Viking for a day. The Scandinavian East Coast Museum (SECM) will host its annual Viking Fest in Owl’s Head Park, 68th Street and Colonial Road, on Saturday, May 18, a day before the Norwegian Parade. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., attendees will enjoy typical Viking Day fanfare, such as music, dance, a scavenger hunt, games, rides, Scandinavian arts and crafts, and more. “We are having the Viking ship back so we are really happy about that,” said SECM President Victoria Hofmo. In addition, she told this paper, ”We are going to have two reenactment groups [The Society for Creative Anachronism and Historic Arms] and a scavenger hunt starting at 10 a.m.” There will also be a
traditional Norse ritual performed by the New York City Heathens which Hofmo said, “is really about including nature.” A new addition this year will be the Festooned Facial Hair Contest with prizes given to the people with the best decorated Viking style facial hair. One winner will be chosen from contestants with natural facial hair; the other will be chosen from those who compete with “artificial fuzz.” There’s a $5 fee for entering the competition. Music will be provided by Sean LeFleur, who Hofmo said will be “doing a medley including Scandinavian music, classics and contemporary songs — some really cool stuff.” One of the goals of the event is to teach those who stop by about Vikings and Scandinavian culture. “The idea is to find out more about the culture and history from the different reenactment
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am very happy for the DiMango family. The family matriarch, the late Mafalda DiMango, was honored by having the corner of 81st Street and 15th Avenue — where she raised her family and lived for most of her life — renamed in her memory. “Mafalda DiMango Way” is dedicated to a lady who was involved in countless activities and causes for more than 50 years. Our paths crossed on numerous occasions, but never more than through the Dyker Heights Civic Association, an organization that she chaired numerous times and on whose board she served for more years than I know. And, as much as the Dyker Heights Civic Association is what I remember best about Mafalda, for many it would be the community school
board and other school organizations in District 20 that she dedicated time and effort to over several decades. Some might also speak of the three years she oversaw the Census count for the federal government in our end of Brooklyn. I think you get the idea. Mafalda DiMango was part of a very select group of selfless individuals who are what make our communities better. Mafalda, rest, knowing of our continued gratitude for a job well done. Thanks! *** I have been traveling around a bit recently, speaking at Conservative Party dinners and events. This past week I made what I would consider a short trip to speak before an enthusiastic crowd of Conservatives in Nassau County.
Later in the week, I flew with Janet to Rochester, making my way to Sodus Point for the Wayne County Conservative Party dinner which I keynoted. The next night, I was at the head table for the Monroe Conservative Party dinner which had 450 people in attendance. Saturday, the Conservative Party held a press conference in Syracuse with party and elected officials in opposition to efforts to provide illegal immigrants with driver’s licenses. I led off the event and acted as emcee at the presser which provided a platform for Conservative Party officials as well as three elected county clerks, GOP/Conservative Senator Antonacci of Onondaga County and Assemblymember Manktelow of Wayne County. In all, five county clerks
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spoke or provided statements. Upstate, for the most part, the county clerks are elected and among their responsibilities is to act as the local DMV. To a person, they believe issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants will lead to voter fraud and security concerns. They spoke of the rule of law and their oaths of office.
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n 1973, while the Watergate scandal was snowballing, President Nixon found himself embroiled in a controversy related to his tax returns. He ultimately released his previous four years’ of filings and an IRS audit determined that he owed nearly half a million dollars, which was about half of his entire net worth. With the exception of his successor Gerald Ford, for over 40 years every president and major party nominee released his or her tax returns. Until Donald Trump did not. The New York state legislature is currently considering a new law which would require the public release of the past five years’ state income tax returns for the president, vice president, both of New York's senators in Washington, governor,
lieutenant governor, comptroller and attorney general. At the state level, with Albany having seen 20 lawmakers convicted of crimes since 2010, allowing everyone the opportunity to see the most recent tax filings of those who hold the four highest statewide offices would build public trust and could provide a deterrent to cheating for those who might seek those positions. At the federal level, New York can do its part in trying to return us to what had become the custom of the electorate being able to see tax returns of those vying for the highest office in the land. When Nixon famously said, "People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook,” he was explaining why he was
COMMON SENSE The Conservative Party noted that a clear majority of New Yorkers oppose the effort and questioned why the Democrats in the legislature cannot respect their wishes. To that point, the Conservative Party has been running an online petition opposing state efforts which in just a few days garnered over a thousand signatures and shows of support. The petition can be found at the Conservative Party website CPNYS.org or via the party’s Facebook, Instagram or Twitter accounts. *** While I was in Rochester, Janet and I had a few hours to sightsee. I would highly recommend dropping by
the Susan B. Anthony home. We all know the rudiments of her role in the suffrage movement, which she helped found and contributed immeasurably to, though she did not see it come to fruition inasmuch as she died about 14 years before the 19th Amendment codifying women’s right to vote was ratified. Not surprisingly, on so many levels she was amazing. The volunteer tour guides bring her to life in the house tour. Interestingly, the house, which also acted as her headquarters, is on a shady street in a quiet neighborhood with even the sidewalks being the original slate. All sorts of original items have been retained.
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releasing his filings. Since it has become clear that a candidate with something to hide may no longer honor this tradition, it is time our state does what it can to require by law some level of transparency.
Since it has become clear that a candidate with something to hide may no longer honor this tradition, it is time our state does what it can to require by law some level of transparency. Two other proposed bills that the state Senate has already passed could also have major implications for the White House. One would require state tax returns to be provided to congressional committees when requested as part
of an ongoing investigation, while another would clarify existing law so that members of the president’s administration or family could not avoid prosecution for state crimes by way of a presidential pardon. It is rare that our state lawmakers can make such an impact at the national level, but in an era of ignored subpoenas and refusals to comply with constitutionally-mandated congressional oversight, our state legislators should move forward without delay and play a role in ensuring that nobody is above the law in Washington. With respect to legislation affecting New York, there is a proposed bill that received
some national attention. Unfortunately, the reporting was completely erroneous and led to unwarranted criticisms of local elected officials. Right-wing media outlet, One America News, reported on May 9 that, “Every state Senate Democrat voted against a Republican bill that would have increased the penalties on anyone who attacks a first responder.” The fact is that bill S335 had days earlier passed through one committee with bipartisan support and now awaits review in the Judiciary Committee. Every state Senate Democrat could not have voted against it because it has yet to advance to the entire body for a vote. However, four Democratic committee members have voted in favor of advancing
the bill thus far. It’s unclear whether One America News purposefully misrepresented verifiable facts or if its false reporting was due to sheer incompetence, but the end result here in Brooklyn has been the propagation of fake news and the spread of baseless attacks on local lawmakers. Questionable media outlets like this often count on gullible people who will not verify the veracity of a report, knowing some will spread misinformation that they hope to be true. Our entire democratic system is based on an underpinning of trust and whether it is our elected representatives, our free press or ordinary citizens, we all play a part in maintaining the integrity of that foundation.
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BRCC launched city’s greatest volunteer neighborhood Community council still a force for good after 65 years of service
Those who are new to Bay Ridge and, indeed, many who have lived here for some time, may wonder why the windows of storefronts on Third and Fifth avenues suddenly come alive with interesting and charming works of art every fall in the run-up to Halloween. Are these portraits — so delicately and skillfully created on hundreds of merchants’ windows each year — part of a project from the Board of Education? Is there a local arts council that raises funds and organizes this volunteer effort, which encourages students to get out into their community and decorate it with their own unique creations? In this case, the typical new residents — let’s assume they are a couple with two children — came to Bay Ridge from Williamsburg, a community in dramatic transition. Until the early 2000s, Williamsburg was an older, rusting community; rentals were much cheaper than trendy places like SoHo, NoHo and NoNo. Since the later 1990s, these new New Yorkers have flocked by the thousands to northwestern Brooklyn, which has become the undeclared millennial capital of New York City. But, alas, many — perhaps even thousands
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— are now being priced out of charming Williamsburg lofts and have joined the march south; some to rent or buy in Bay Ridge, where we have the aforementioned display of youthful exuberance and art each fall.
We lost bridge battle, but gained a community
The art contest, it should be noted, is held each year thanks to the efforts of the Bay Ridge Community Council. So, when and why did the BRCC’s Annual Window Art Painting Contest start? The window painting originated back in 1954 as an original project of the council, which was founded by brothers Vincent and Walter Kassenbrock. The council, which at one point included more than 100 umbrella organizations on its membership rolls, itself came about as a result of protest meetings held to fight off Robert Moses’ plans to take out 2,000 Bay Ridge dwellings to make way for his approach to the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Bay Ridge lost the battle, but it gained an activist, volunteer tradition that still prevails today despite the temptations of the internet, where many believe they can be of service by
staying home tickling the keys (often just their egos) instead of getting up and out to an important civic meeting. The painting contest was such a great idea — initially launched in an effort to cut down on Halloween pranksters whose ugly defacing graffiti marred many urban communities — that it’s been held every year
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since. An even greater idea, though, was the creation of the Bay Ridge Community Council, which was the center of civic and even other powers from 1964 until the creation of community planning boards some 25 years or so later. The schools have joined in enthusiastically and still do so. The contest is one of many items that adorned the agenda for the BRCC’s Executive Board meeting held on May 14. Newcomers may and should ask: How is it possible that a window painting contest held in an urban neighborhood that requires loads of organization and volunteer work to succeed each and every year continues to beautifully bedeck our local store windows? Well, the fact that the BRCC is still meeting and functioning is a credit to President Ralph Succar, Executive Secretary Bob Kassenbrock, Barbara Vellucci, Mary Ann Walsh and each and every other person on the May 14 agenda. As easily seen, the BRCC continues to hold events like its youth-oriented photography contest and lends vital backing to the Kassenbrock Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund, which has provided hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving students. In addition, organizations like the Merchants of Third Avenue, led by President Bob Howe, provide active support through its leaders, like Brian Chin, who has been designated a coholder of the BRCC Civic Award along with Marianne Nicolosi of the Bay Ridge Center. The council’s biggest public event will take place June 4 when its annual dinner dance is held at the Rex Manor. Dress code is optional (someone may even show up in a Bermuda shorts tuxedo!)
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I amparade looking a we new a life-long Co. even blessed by Reverend Tom Kane’s parents holding HEY JUDE: “Even though live together, we do division of the CWV. passed throughout the cemeThe Kings County tery and by candlelit graves of on Fourth Avenue at 101st celebrate its 68th annivercludes First Vice President Brooklyn’s 152nd annual and members of the NYPD, friend. the oldest continuous large I am looking for YOU. Would you like to come The event is open Gerard Sauer, the pastor of the new sign. HEY JUDE: “Even though we live together, weold. do not have to be adopted together. We are nine years The Kings County tery and by candlelit graves of Chapter is holdfallen soldiers from both sides Memorial Day Parade on Dean Rasinya who pre- sary with a dinner dance at FDNY, labor unions, civic and city Memorial Day parade ininto Street. In addition to yellow wreath eyes, meet me? Look my stunning to the public. Reservations St. Mel's Church, a former asnot have beestablished adopted together. Wethe are nine of years old will not scratch or damage furniture. Hi, I am Chapter is holdsoldiers from sides its offallen the conflict. weboth trekked viously servedAs as council the Rexing Manor, 1100 annual 60th St. Monday, May 27, in Bay organizations and patriotic We the nation. Itto was layingsyour and playing and I’llacapture youror loving heart. This couldIHi, be the are only $46 which includes sociate pastor at Ridge's St. We will not scratch damage your furniture. I am Raven, sweet, little girl who is half Siamese. love to ing its annual ofpresident the conflict. AsBay we trekked dinner dance on through the pathways, there Ridge. Parade chair Ray in 2004; Second Taps, the Veteran Corps of The program will include youth groups to participate. in 1867 when Brooklyn was start of aa sweet, new and friendship. I my am purrfect for you. Ito a full sit-down dinner. Contact Patrick's Church and a the personal Raven, little girl who is half Siamese. I love be affectionate, play with toys; you would think dinner dance on through the pathways, Thursday evewere re-enactors Aalbue, a U.S. Air Force Vice uniformed President Janet Gou- there Artillery will fire a 21-gun presentation of the counAll veterans are invited to an independent city and the am spayed with my vaccinations and micro chipped.” Sherman Silverman at 718-748friend. affectionate, with mythe toys; you would think was a kitten. I and will play give salute. you all love and attention Thursday uniformed re-enactors ning, 2,eveat veteran, is encouraging march. Veterans do not have Ibe --were soldiers standing guard, nis; Treasurer Eleanor cil’s 2019 CivicJune Awards to third largest. Immediately Please contact email@example.com. 3165 or send him a check payable to the A host of dignitaries were on hand to join I was a kitten. I will give you all the love and attention you seek. I am spayed, housebroken. Unfortunately we ning, June 2, at -soldiers standing guard, 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. amI 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 shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for loved so much." Stephaniethey 732-864-5990.” We have learned an important truth This growing population make to our seniors. The budget provides fundingcreates for criticalspace at 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 from our older generation: Our seniors is a tremendous asset. By For more than the last DARWIN, services like AND home-delivered and year JASPER, VESTAmeals –shelter three New York State to cemetery Commander torian, authorhisdog an opportunity to await a chance for adoption Cleanup. This year, he was joined by 75 high played "Forever Young" by Bob Dylan. Kane half-century, the Older case management that will have a huge are drivers of enormous change. They have changing the JASPER, DARWIN, – three year old spayed, neutered with AND shots,VESTA affectionate cats need Commander torian, author Jwayowehthink n the Principal of and attorney or rescue and thereby potentially saving yetThese anschool school volunteers. afattorney big, fan! has empowimpact on both older against adults and theircats our Dylan nation and bravely defended and talk about aging — bygrade spayed, with shots, affectionate need homeneutered due to legal action a tenant. 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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. as well as a nationwide netall up through their untiring efforts. to maximize the potential of Medicaid cuts, including $222 million for a Kingsborough College. rade was the Society of Old Brookynites. The home as a pair. They are brothers and sister rescued as 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 itand to become work of employment, training two percent rate increase for hospitals After a lifetime of contributions, our us all and to ensure that they 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 Troyens44@ F a t h e r Principals erans are two pastDavid FHHS Assistant Anthony buried in Whitebook fully with each of back. the available cats and seniors have Memorial and respect, since continue as they age. High School Alumni andAssociaresearch programs. a 1.5 percent increase for nursing homes; Fort Hamilton ery Brooklyn Day Parade its to thrive couchfamiliar potato and very laid Contact Troyens44@ yahoo.com. Anthony buried in earned our care Principals David Whitebook Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, and Tom Greene. Both are dogs and helps ensure the best possible match with and theyindeserve To address thestopped, changingby BY bringing ASSEMBLYMEMBER These vital help $31 million for the restoration of pharmacy tion, free doughnuts for services founding 1880.to live out their years yahoo.com. Dell’Anno. Green-Wood, and Tom Greene. are Tickets are former making it the presidents of Both the Bay adoptive families. Zani’s Furry Friends is a memlandscape of aging and adbenefits, including $18.7 million to preserve with dignity and independence. PETER ABBATE, JR. millions of seniors.“Hi, We work all volunteers. I’m toTali, a gorgeous, white long-haired cat in search are Ridge making it Civil the former presidents ofCouncil, the Bay $75Tickets perthe person. largest Community ber of the Mayor’s Alliance and amillion New Hope We are strongest when our seniors live vance policies that help older gether to improve Medicare and prescriber provisions, $12.3 to main* * * “Hi, I’m Tali, ato gorgeous, white long-haired cat in search of a new home 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 comfortably in their golden years and have Americans pursue their fullestCounty measure Republican Medicaid, which provides essential health tain to coverage forControl over-the-counter drugs with the Animal Care & of New York City. The Kings Party is of a new home call my own. I’m 11 years old but stil have quite a lot of spunk left. I’m strictly an indoor cat. ••• Warnorth, burialeven site surpassing in and Whitebook serves as a Congressmember Michael the t r u s t e e and scholarthe opportunity to continue to contribute of happiness, it is vital that we connect care and security forand older Americans. and prevent co-pay increases; $5.9 million There are Cat and Dog Adoptions Every Sunday at holding its 2014 Lincoln Day Reception 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 our efforts Gettysburg, sassisting h i p senior On from a state level, citizens to the fabric of the city, state and country with our seniors to continue to toLexington protect community spouses from impovPetco, 1280 Avenue, between East 86th Dinner on Sunday, June 22, 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 comthat they helped to shape. safeguard retirement promote remains a top priority, whether it isEast fight- 87th erishment, ensuring that couples do notfrom lose 12:30and Streets in Manhattan p.m.,Club, atsecurity, Gargiulo’s in Coney Island. Among back claws. I there have been living withbaby my is mom all but these years, but now is a toddler. The sweet, I at theMen’s next meeting AlsoThisasmonth, partwe of the were com- ofspeaker St. Patrick’s on memoration there celebrate the accomplish- healthy aging, provide long-term services ing to ensure necessary funding in ourHope theirto lifesee savings in the event that a spouse 5:30pm. you soon. the honored guests will be Westchester Counyears, there is afingers toddler. Thegrab babymy is sweet, but I 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 statethe budget andGOP’s supporting important becomes ill and needs nursing home care; ments and sacrifices of our elders, and and support, and protect older ty Executive RobAmeriAstorino, state 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, at 7:30 p.m., encampments of Union and in the club room adjacent Confederate re-enactors who cans from abuse, neglect and financial we reaffirm our belief in the promise we legislation that helps seniors in Albany or and $15 million for the Enhanced In-Home *** 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 school gympitched tents near the main to St. Patrick’s extend to all ages. exploitation. with seniors in our community Services for the Elderly“I Program, which HEY JUDE...WOOF WOOF: am heartbroken to He has been tapped asworking the county’s “Man for me in your quiet home?” Kim 718-344-9697 to St. Patrick’s gympitched tents near theera, main nasium at 97th Street and gate, onare both Sunday and We entering a new and the face This year school marks the 54th anniversary of and at senior centers. provides local Offices for the 10-month-old Aging with the give up my two half-Pointer-mix, pups. of the Year.” Other honorees include former Kim 718-344-9697 nasiumMedicare, at 97thMedicaid Street and gate, onnation both SundaystepandandFourth Avenue. Memorial Day.is While of our growing older more and the Older AmeriThis year’s budget includes policy changresources care for our and loved run ones. around. Sabrina andneeded Tyson loveAll totoplay ball GOP Assembly Candidate Tom McCarthy PURRFECT MEWS: of Jenny’s rescued kitties Fourthcans Avenue. Memorial Day. step- reach ••• ping along Thousands in theWhile nighttime diverse. of Americans Act, as well as the 84th anniversary es to help address the local unmet needs for love Ourpeople, elders forged a bright future forto us sit with Both pups are lap dogs, love as “Counselor of the Year,” past City CounPURRFECT MEWS: All of Jenny’s rescued kitties have been adopted into loving homes. ••• ping along we in nighttime More of Social news from St. these land- community-based services for older New all and they deserve the best we have to offer. procession, came across retirement agethe every day, and by 2030, Security. For decades, you. Sabrina gives into kisses but homes. sometimes gives a litcil candidate and President of the Brooklyn have been adopted loving Moremark news from procession, across On Sunday, June 5, Susan Pulaski, a twice former there will bewe morecame than as manyPatrick’s. older achievements haveSt. stood as pillars Yorkers. The funding will enable Newbite Assemblymember Abbate represents tlemore love before kisses.Peter She hates the vacuum Youngconcert Republicans Gallo as “Young Patrick’s. On Sunday, June 5, millionsRussell Susan Pulaski, a former after a 2 p.m. special president of the Bay Ridge Americans as there were at the beginning of economic opportunity for of Yorkers to remain living independently in the 49th A.D. in Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights, and barks at it. Tyson loves people, loves to play and Republican of the Year,” plus the following after aAmericans 2 p.m. special concert president of the and Baya Ridge St. Patrick’s Church, there Historical Society com- in c hcommunities a i rlaof this century. of choice.his sister and reflected the promise we their homes and Boro Park and Sunset watch play ball. Park. He loves to play tug of dies, as “Women of the Year” Phyllis Carbo, in St. Church, there person of the Kassenbrock Historical Society and a com- will ch a i rbe Patrick’s an unveiling and dedimittee chair at Community war. They are lap pups. He also makes noises like Francenia Hall, Joan Braunstein and Mary Members of Obviously, the Society of Old Brooklynites march will beof an unveilingofand mitteeTen. chair at Community person of the Kassenbrock cation a portrait the dedilate Brothers Board pleased Memorial Chewbacca from ‘Star Wars.’ It is very cute. I am in John. in the recent Brooklyn Memorial Parade of with cation a portrait of the late Scholarship Board Ten.big Obviously, pleased Brothers Fund.Memorial with the turnout, wasDayMaestro Aldo Bruschi in the Also in Lynbrook, New York.” – Jackie, 516-6980-5669. Tickets are $200 a pop and available at Society President Brooklyn Historian Ron Aldo Bruschi in the Scholarship Fund. Also in with the big and turnout, was Maestro
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KEEGAN, James R. — on May 13. Veteran, United States Army. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Eileen; his loving daughter, Colleen; his brother Joe (sister-inlaw Elaine); and his sister Charlotte (brother-in-law Eddie). Loving father of Jim (Noreen), Beth Adamson (Nick), John, Eileen Camma (Frank), Michael (Michelle) and Gerard (Jen). Proud grandfather of Colleen, Jim, Niamh, Morgan and Jack. Brother-in-law of Alice Cleary, Jean Sullivan and Rosalie Sullivan. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. A lifelong parishioner of his beloved Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Jim served as an usher up until recent years and was past president of its parish council. He was a member of the Holy Name Society, Catholic War Veterans and the Knights of Columbus. Jim was very active for decades in the Right-to-Life and ProLife movement organizing buses for the annual March for Life every January. Jim retired after many decades as an engineer with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. After retiring from the Port Authority, Jim worked for the law firm Lawlor and Caufield from which he retired in 2000. Visitation Tuesday, May 21, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Clavin Funeral Home, 7722 Fourth Ave. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, May 22, 10 a.m. at the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
DIXON, Joan M — On May 9. Beloved wife of the late Henry. Loving mother of Donna (Dan) Basilico and John (Paula) Dixon. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Michael, Nicholas, Sofia and John Jr. Great-grandmother of Skyla and Brooklyn. Beloved sister of Helen Gilmartin and the late Mary Lou Doolan.
718-238-3600 BROWN, Richard J. — Age 69, of Brooklyn passed away on Tuesday, May 14. Mr. Brown was born October 6, 1949 in Manhattan. He is the son of the late Ralph and the late Anna (Daverese) Brown. Beloved husband of 48 years to Sandra A. Brown. Loving father of Victor R. Brown (Olga), Stephanie A. Brown, Amanda L. Brown and Christopher R. Brown. Cherished grandfather of Alina, Mia, Henry, Sophia and Samantha. Dear brother of Ralph. All arrangements handled by Marine Park Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial St. Columba R.C. Church. Burial Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island.
BURKE, Loretta F. — Age 99, of Brooklyn died Tuesday, May 14. Loretta Burke was born April 12, 1920 in Brooklyn. She is the daughter of the late Robert and the late Edna (Hanbury) Parker. Beloved wife to the late Joseph P. Burke. Cherished Mother to Lorraine Reilly (the late James), Marianne Byrne (Kevin), Veronica McBride (Patrick) and Joanne Treahaft (Warren). Dear grandmother to James, Michael, Maureen, Jeanine, Carolyn, Patrick, Jennifer, Ryan, Jason, Melissa and Jessica. Adored great grandmother of 12. All arrangements handled
SOMMER, Robert — Age 29, of Brooklyn passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 12. Robert was born December 9, 1989 in Brooklyn. Beloved son of the late Ellen McNally Sommer and Robert Sommer, Jr. (Carmen Pineda). Loving brother of Janine Petrossian and her husband, George. Cherished brother of his best friend Thomas McNally and his wife, Rene. Treasured uncle of Ariana, Lukas, Kennedy and Makayla. Dear nephew of Patricia Tuey. Adored cousin of many. All arrangements handled by Marine Park Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial St. Bernard R.C. Church. Burial Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, New York.
MCMORROW, Charles Joseph — Age 86, of Brooklyn passed away Saturday, May 11.Charles McMorrow was born November 30, 1932 in Brooklyn. He is the son of the late James and the late Elizabeth (Seery) McMorrow. Beloved husband to Gertrude McMorrow. Cherished father to James McMorrow (Marypat), Brian McMorrow (Dot), Kathleen Verderosa (Anthony) and John McMorrow (Kristin). Dear brother to Peggy, Rosemary, Betty and John and the late Fr. Kevin. Adored grandfather to Christine,
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK CIVIL ACTION NO.: 19-CV-02338 IN THE MATTER OF THE COMPLAINT -OF- JAMES J. MCMANUS AND LES RAFTIS, AS OWNERS OF A 1982, 28FOOT CHRIS CRAFT RECREATIONAL VESSEL, FOR EXONERATION FROM OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, PETITIONERS. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT JAMES J. MCMANUS, AS OWNER OF A 1982, 28-FOOT CHRIS CRAFT RECREATIONAL VESSEL, PURSUANT TO 46 U.S.C. SEC. SEC. 30501 ET SEQ., INVOLVING ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME CLAIMS WITHIN THE MEANING OF RULE 9(H) OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE AND RULE F OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR ADMIRALTY OR MARITIME CLAIMS AND ASSET FORFEITURE ACTIONS OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, CONCERNING ANY CLAIMS FOR LOSS, DAMAGE AND/OR INJURY ARISING OR RESULTING FROM AN ALLEGED INCIDENT, WHICH IS CLAIMED TO HAVE OCCURRED ON OR ABOUT MAY 29, 2016, WHILE PETITIONERS’ VESSEL WAS AT A MARINA SITUATED ON THE NAVIGABLE WATERS OF THE UNITED STATES, AS MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT; AND PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT ALL PERSONS, FIRMS, ENTITIES OR CORPORATIONS, HAVING ANY CLAIM OR SUIT AGAINST THE PETITIONERS OR THEIR VESSEL ARISING OR RESULTING FROM THE ALLEGED INCIDENT MUST FILE A CLAIM AS PROVIDED IN RULE F OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR ADMIRALTY OR MARITIME CLAIMS AND ASSET FORFEITURE ACTIONS OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT, AT THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, 225 CADMAN PLAZA EAST, BROOKLYN, NY 11201, AND MUST DELIVER OR MAIL TO THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE PETITIONERS, JAMES E. MERCANTE, ESQ., RUBIN, FIORELLA, FRIEDMAN & MERCANTE LLP, 630 THIRD AVENUE, 3RD FLOOR, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10017, A COPY ON OR BEFORE THE 7 DAY OF JUNE, 2019 OR BE DEFAULTED. PERSONAL ATTENDANCE IS NOT REQUIRED. FURTHER, ANY CLAIMANT DESIRING TO CONTEST PETITIONERS’ RIGHT EITHER TO EXONERATION FROM OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL FILE AN ANSWER TO THE COMPLAINT ON OR BEFORE THE AFORESAID DATE AS REQUIRED BY SUPPLEMENTAL RULE F OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL RULES FOR ADMIRALTY OR MARITIME CLAIMS AND ASSET FORFEITURE ACTIONS OF THE FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE, AND DELIVER OR MAIL A COPY TO THE ATTORNEYS FOR THE PETITIONERS, OR BE DEFAULTED. DATED: 5/8/2019 #170239
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HAMILTON PARK NURSING & REHAB CENTER, LOCATED AT 691- 92ND STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11228, A PARTICIPANT IN THE MEDICARE AND MEDICAID PROGRAMS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN ITS POLICIES REGARDING ADMISSIONS, EMPLOYMENT, OR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES BECAUSE OR RACE, CREED, COLOR, AGE, GENDER, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DISABILITY, SPONSORSHIP, MARITAL STATUS, CITIZENSHIP OR NATIONAL AND ETHNIC ORIGIN OR SOURCE OF PYAMENT. (MAY 17, 2019) #26816 #170399
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SUPREME COURT: KINGS COUNTY. THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON ON TRUSTEE FOR THE CIT MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-1, PLTF. VS. LAVERN DANIEL, ET AL, DEFTS. INDEX #11501/11. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED MAY 15, 2017, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS ST., BROOKLYN, NY ON THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREM. K/A 4510 CLARENDON ROAD, BROOKLYN, NY A/K/A BLOCK 4962, LOT 4. SAID PROPERTY BEGINNING AT A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF CLARENDON RD., DISTANT 60 FT. EASTERLY FROM THE CORNER FORMED BY THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF CLARENDON ROAD WITH THE EASTERLY SIDE OF EAST 45TH ST., BEING A PLOT 100
FT. X 20 FT. APPROX. AMT. OF JUDGMENT IS $507,844.12 PLUS COSTS AND INTEREST. SOLD SUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. FOR SALE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT AUCTION.COM AT WWW.AUCTION. COM OR CALL (800) 280-2832. SOL NEEDLE, REFEREE. COHN & ROTH, ATTYS. FOR PLTF., 100 EAST OLD COUNTRY RD., MINEOLA, NY. #96999 #170150
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, ELECTRICAL SAFETY INSPECTION, INC., PLAINTIFF, VS. DANIEL AUGUSTIN, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE WITH BILL OF COST DULY FILED ON OCTOBER 23, 2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JUNE 13, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 2319 BEDFORD AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY 11226. 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 5127 AND LOT 76. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $1,180,335.34 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 22618/07. 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, THE MORTGAGEE’S ATTORNEY, OR THE REFEREE. ALICE FISHER RUBIN, ESQ., REFEREE ROACH & LIN, P.C. FKA PETER T. ROACH & ASSOCIATES, P.C., 6901 JERICHO TURNPIKE, SUITE 240, SYOSSET, NEW YORK 11791, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #170062
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SUPREME COURT: KINGS COUNTY. NYCTL 2017-A TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLTF. VS. ORAZIO J. PETITO A/K/A ORAZIO PETITO, ET AL, DEFTS. INDEX #505212/18. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE 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 JUNE 20, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M. PREM. K/A 1948 83RD STREET, BROOKLYN, NY A/K/A BLOCK 06328, LOT 0028. APPROX. AMT. OF JUDGMENT IS $6,900.66 PLUS COSTS AND INTEREST. SOLD SUBJECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE AND THE RIGHT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO REDEEM WITHIN 120 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF SALE AS PROVIDED BY LAW. JOHN DALLI, REFEREE. THE DELLO-IACONO LAW GROUP, P.C. F/K/A THE LAW OFFICE OF JOHN D. DELLO-IACONO, ATTYS. FOR PLTF., 312 LARKFIELD RD., LOWER LEVEL, EAST NORTHPORT, NY. FILE NO. 18-000097 - #97004 #170164
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, BAINBRIDGE EQUITY PARTNERS LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. COLETTE WALLACE A/K/A COLETTE E. WALLACE A/K/A COLLETTE WALLACE, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON NOVEMBER 23, 2018, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JUNE 27, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 73 BAINBRIDGE 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 1680 AND LOT 79. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 502058/2017. MICHAEL D. BENJAMIN, ESQ., REFEREE LAW OFFICES OF ALAN J. WAINTRAUB PLLC, 125-10 QUEENS BOULEVARD, SUITE 311, KEW GARDENS, NEW YORK 11415, ATTOR-
NEYS FOR PLAINTIFF
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STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, PLAINTIFF, -VS761 DEKALB AVENUE PROPERTIES, LLC; SADIO DIALLO; IDEAL PROPERTY SOLUTIONS LLC; NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE; PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK BY THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE AND NEW YORK CITY ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL BOARD, DEFENDANTS. NOTICE OF SALE IN FORECLOSURE INDEX NO. 22273/10 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT: IN PURSUANCE AND BY VIRTUE OF A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE GRANTED BY THIS COURT IN THE ABOVE ENTITLED FORECLOSURE ACTION, DATED DECEMBER 21, 2015, AND ENTERED IN THE KINGS CLERK’S OFFICE ON JANUARY 11, 2016, LAWRENCE WRIGHT, THE REFEREE NAMED IN SAID JUDGMENT, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER ON JUNE 6, 2019, IN ROOM 224 OF THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201, AT 2:30 PM, THE PREMISES DESCRIBED IN THE JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE COMMONLY KNOWN AS 761 DEKALB AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11216, [BOROUGH: BROOKLYN; BLOCK: 1775; LOT: 45], SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH ALL COVENANTS, EASEMENTS, AND RESTRICTIONS OF RECORD AFFECTING THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PREMISES AS RECORDED IN THE KINGS COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE AND SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE FILED JUDGMENT AND THE TERMS OF SALE. JUDGMENT AMOUNT: THE JUDGMENT AMOUNT IS $862,551.90, PLUS PLAINTIFF’S COSTS AND DISBURSEMENTS IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,575.00 AND ATTORNEYS’ FEES IN THE AMOUNT OF $8,473.00, ALL WITH INTEREST, PLUS ADVANCES MADE BY THE PLAINTIFF UNTIL THE DATE OF THE SALE, PURSUANT TO SAID JUDGMENT. DATED: APRIL 22, 2019 LAWRENCE WRIGHT, ESQ., REFEREE BARCLAY DAMON LLP J. ERIC CHARLTON ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF BARCLAY DAMON TOWER 125 EAST JEFFERSON STREET SYRACUSE, NEW YORK 13202 DIRECT ALL INQUIRIES TO: DEBORAH J. LITTLE, FORECLOSURE SPECIALIST PHONE NO. (315) 425-2848 #169951
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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS MEADOWWOOD AT GATEWAY CONDOMINIUM, BY ITS BOARD OF MANAGERS, PLAINTIFF -AGAINSTANDREW MASCOLL AND HSBC MORTGAGE CORPORATION, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED JULY 11, 2017 AND ENTERED ON APRIL 24, 2018, AND UPON THE ORDER OF HON. MARK PARTNOW DATE APRIL 3, 2019 AND ENTERED ON APRIL 15, 2019, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY ON JUNE 20, 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 IN THE CONDOMINIUM UNIT KNOWN AS UNIT NO. 5 6H IN THE CONDOMINIUM KNOWN AS “MEADOWWOOD AT GATEWAY CONDOMINIUM”. TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED 0.1050% INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS. BLOCK: 4415 LOT: 1064. SAID PREMISES KNOWN AS 1065 VERMONT STREET, UNIT 5 6H, BROOKLYN, NY APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $146,583.79 PLUS INTEREST & COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX NUMBER 26853/2011. WINSOME RHUDD, ESQ., REFEREE ROSENBERG & PITTINSKY, LLP ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFF 232 MADISON AVENUE, SUITE 906, NEW YORK, NY 10016 #170474
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE, ON BEHALF OF THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2005-WMC4, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC4, PLAINTIFF AGAINST TW EQUITIES LLC; ET AL., DE-
FENDANT(S) PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED MARCH 13, 2019 I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY 11201 ON JUNE 6, 2019 AT 2:30PM, PREMISES KNOWN AS 106 HIMROD STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11221. 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 NY, BLOCK 3275 LOT 42. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT $682,517.92 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX# 504117/2017. GREGORY M. LASPINA, ESQ., REFEREE SHAPIRO, DICARO & BARAK, LLC ATTORNEY(S) FOR THE PLAINTIFF 175 MILE CROSSING BOULEVARD ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14624 (877) 430-4792 DATED: APRIL 17, 2019 62845 #169887
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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 JUNE 06, 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 #169681
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SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, CIT BANK, N.A. F/K/A ONEWEST BANK, N.A. F/K/A ONEWEST BANK, FSB, PLAINTIFF, VS. ALFRED ZAINO A/K/A ALFRED ZAINO, JR., JOANN COSTA A/K/A JOANNE COSTA, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON JULY 30, 2018 A BANKRUPTCY DISMISSAL ORDER DULY FILED ON MARCH 15, 2019, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JUNE 6, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 1507 BENSON AVENUE, 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 6360 AND LOT 7. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $667,373.90 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 505227/2016. STEPHEN A. SPINELLI, ESQ., REFEREE BRONSTER, LLP, 156 WEST 56TH STREET, SUITE 1801, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10019, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #169634
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SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS NYCTL 1998-2 TRUST AND THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS COLLATERAL AGENT AND CUSTODIAN, PLAINTIFFS -AGAINST- THE HEIRS-
AT-LAW, NEXT OF KIN, DISTRIBUTEES, EXECUTORS, ADMINISTRATORS, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, SUCCESSORS-IN-INTEREST AND GENERALLY ALL PERSONS HAVING OR CLAIMING UNDER, BY OR THROUGH MAUDE PHILLIPS, ET AL DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED HEREIN ON OCTOBER 3, 2017, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY ON MAY 30, 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, KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS BLOCK 4081 LOT 18 ON THE KINGS COUNTY TAX ASSESSMENT MAP. SAID PREMISES KNOWN AS 683 CLEVELAND STREET, BROOKLYN, NY APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF LIEN $14,036.39 PLUS INTEREST & COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT AND TERMS OF SALE. INDEX NUMBER 26184/2009. JEFFREY R. MILLER, ESQ., REFEREE PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP ATTORNEY(S) FOR PLAINTIFFS 28 EAST MAIN STREET, SUITE 1400, ROCHESTER, NY 14614 #169567
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SUPREME COURT KINGS COUNTY FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, PLAINTIFF AGAINST CHARMAINE JOHNSON A/K/A CHARMAINE RAMSAY, ET AL DEFENDANTS ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF(S) KNUCKLES, KOMOSINSKI & MANFRO, LLP, 565 TAXTER ROAD, SUITE 590, ELMSFORD, NY 10523 ATTORNEY (S) FOR PLAINTIFF (S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE ENTERED APRIL 1, 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 JUNE 6, 2019 AT 2:30 PM. PREMISES KNOWN AS 442 E 43RD STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11203. BLOCK 4942 LOT 8. 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 $687,144.14 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX NO 28196/2008. CASH WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT THE SALE. CHARLES F. OTEY, ESQ., REFEREE 2296003596 #169776
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AND IMPROVEMENTS ERECTED, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK: 4979, LOT: 79. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT IS $718,599.93 PLUS INTERESTS AND COSTS. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 36042/2007. GREGORY M. LASPINA, REFEREE FRENKEL LAMBERT WEISS WEISMAN & GORDON LLP 53 GIBSON STREET BAY SHORE, NY 11706 #169852
NOTICE OF SALE STATE OF NEW YORK SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF KINGS CHRISTIANA TRUST, A DIVISION OF WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, AS TRUSTEE FOR NORMANDY MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2013-18, PLAINTIFF, VS. EMMANUEL PIERRE LOUIS A/K/A EMMANUEL PIERRELOUIS, 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 16, 2018, I, DAVID SCOP, ESQ., THE REFEREE NAMED IN SAID JUDGMENT, WILL SELL IN ONE PARCEL AT PUBLIC AUCTION ON JUNE 6, 2019 AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, STATE OF NEW YORK, AT 2:30 P.M., THE PREMISES DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: 446 LINCOLN AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY 11208 SBL NO.: 4180 - 54 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. 029113/2010 IN THE AMOUNT OF $704,576.32 PLUS INTEREST AND COSTS. MEGAN S. KALE, ESQ. WOODS OVIATT GILMAN LLP PLAINTIFF’S ATTORNEY 700 CROSSROADS BUILDING, 2 STATE ST. ROCHESTER, NEW YORK 14614 TEL.: 855-227-5072 #169831
SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS, GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. FATAMA LATIEF, IF LIVING , AND IF SHE BE DEAD, ANY AND ALL OTHER PERSONS UNKNOWN TO PLAINTIFF, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S). PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY FILED ON MARCH 25, 2019, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, ROOM 224, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JUNE 20, 2019 AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES KNOWN AS 733 EAST 51ST 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 BROOKLLYN, COUNTY OF KINGS, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, BLOCK 4772 AND LOT 62. PREMISES WILL BE SOLD SUBJECT TO PROVISIONS OF FILED JUDGMENT INDEX # 19187/09. BERNARD ALTER, ESQ., REFEREE BERKMAN, HENOCH, PETERSON, PEDDY & FENCHEL, P.C., 100 GARDEN CITY PLAZA, GARDEN CITY, NY 11530, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF #169818
NOTICE OF SALE
CEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS
SUPREME COURT COUNTY OF KINGS U.S.BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CITIGROUP MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WFHE3, ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-WFHE3, PLAINTIFF AGAINST LISA LEWIS, IAN C. LEWIS, ET AL, DEFENDANT PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DULY DATED 2/7/17 AND ENTERED ON 2/15/17, I, THE UNDERSIGNED REFEREE, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, BROOKLYN, NY ON JUNE 06, 2019 AT 02:30 PM PREMISES KNOWN AS 805 EAST 45TH STREET, BROOKLYN, NY 11203. ALL THAT CERTAIN PLOT PIECE OR PAR-
NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: KINGS COUNTY RUDOLF KATS D/B/A COLUMBIA CAPITAL CO., PLAINTIFF, VS. DENNIS BAXTER, ET ANO., DEFENDANTS. ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: CHRISTOPHER J. PANNY, 26 COURT STREET, SUITE 412, BROOKLYN, NY 11242. TEL. 718-852-6600. PURSUANT TO JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE AND SALE DATED APRIL 19, 2018, ENTERED MAY 30, 2018, I WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, AT THE KINGS COUNTY SUPREME COURT, 360 ADAMS STREET, ROOM 224, BROOKLYN, NY, ON MAY 30, 2019, AT 2:30 P.M., PREMISES IN BROOKLYN, NY KNOWN AS 640 GLENMORE AVENUE, BROOKLYN, NY, BLOCK 3998 LOT 14; PREMISES DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: ALL THAT/THOSE CERTAIN PIECE/S OR PARCEL/S OF LAND, TOGETHER WITH ANY IMPROVEMENTS THEREON, SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, CITY AND STATE OF NEW YORK, DESIGNATED ON THE TAX MAP OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, FOR THE BOROUGH OF BROOKLYN, AS SAID TAX MAP WAS ON MAY 27, 1981, BLOCK 3998, LOT/S 14. SOLD SUBJECT TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN SAID JUDGMENT, AND IN THE TERMS OF SALE. APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF JUDGMENT $151,081.26 PLUS ATTORNEY’S FEES, INTEREST AND COSTS. INDEX # 505268/2015E. SIMON SHAMOUN, ESQ., REFEREE. #169565
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Two patrolmen honored with plaques at 72nd Precinct decades after making the ultimate sacrifice BY JAIME DEJESUS JDEJESUS@BROOKLYNREPORTER. COM
emembering fallen heroes, a century later. On Tuesday, May 7, the 72nd Precinct dedicated plaques in the station house, 830 Fourth Avenue, in memory of two police officers who served the area and died in the line of duty in the early years of the 20th century. The event was attended by descendants of the fallen heroes — Patrolmen Arthur Loewe, who was killed in July 1922, and James Mangan, who died in October 1910 — as well as of the people they died protecting. Mangan — who was appointed to the Police Department in 1893 and assigned to the 144th Precinct, which is the current 72nd Precinct — died while helping people escape a burning building, explained retired Police Officer Richard Lejman, who organized the ceremony along with members of the 72nd Precinct Community Council. “At about 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 26, 1910, [Mangan] discovered a fire in a three-story building with a stationery store on the ground floor,” Lejman said. “Smoke was coming out of the doorway of the store and hallway. After sounding the alarm, he entered the building and started to guide members of the Schnitzler family to safety.” Another patrolman helped Mangan rescue
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Plaques honoring Patrolman Arthur Loewe and Patrolman James Mangan, both of whom died in the line of duty, were unveiled at the 72nd Precinct on May 7. the inhabitants via the fire escape. However, Mangan went back into the burning building after he was told that there were still children inside. “He found a three-year-old in the middle of the bedroom, took him and brought him outside,” Lejman recounted. Then, “nearing exhaustion from the smoke and the heat, [Mangan] rushed back into the building and found a two-year-old girl unconscious in her crib.” Mangan brought her to the stairs, where he leaned over and shouted for help. However, before firefighters could reach him, he was overcome by the smoke and fell over the railing, the
child still in his arms. “He landed on the floor below, striking his head in the process, yet still holding onto Dorothy,” Lejman said. “He landed on his back, using his body to protect her. She was uninjured and was revived later.” Mangan was taken to what was then Methodist Hospital, where he died. “A hundred and one years ago, Officer James Mangan saved my great aunt and her older brother from an apartment fire,” said Jeanette Engert, the great niece of the girl Mangan saved. “If not for Officer Mangan, my family as we know it would not exist today.” As for Loewe, Lejman
said he died of wounds sustained when he confronted a group of armed burglars who were breaking into a home on Eighth Street near Second Avenue. Loewe learned of the intrusion, Lejman said, “When he was approached by Marie Kennedy who [had] noticed two men scaling her backyard fence.” Loewe returned to the home with Kennedy to find four men in the backyard. “He ordered them to put their hands up,” said Lejman. “Three did, but one put up his left hand and kept his right hand at his side. When he was told a second time to put up his hand, the man fired a gun as he
raised it. Patrolman Loewe returned fire and a second man started shooting at him. The remaining two men then shot at him. Some 30 shots were fired and Loewe was hit four times.” Loewe still managed to reload his revolver and shoot at the men. He died later that night in the hospital. “We did not know a lot about my uncle’s history,” said Maria Delaney, Loewe’s grand niece. “I’m grateful to Uncle Arthur for his bravery and thankful to this precinct for keeping us safe. Thank you to the 72nd Precinct. We will be forever grateful and you will see us from time to time coming
in to admire the plaque and continue the legacy.” “Here you get the feeling of being part of a larger community for the greater good,” added Rosemary Bakker, who is also Loewe’s grand niece. “Saying my uncle was a part of this makes me feel a sense of service instead of just the tragedy.” “When you become a police officer, you just don’t get a job, you gain the entire NYPD as your family,” said Deputy Inspector Emmanuel Gonzalez, the precinct’s commanding officer. “It is important that we dedicate these plaques to the patrolmen not only to remind us of their heroism but to let the families know we will never forget.”
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11205 LA LEGION LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (LLC). NAME: LA LEGION LLC. ARTICLES OF ORGANIZATION FILED WITH SECRETARY OF STATE OF NEW YORK (SSNY) ON 03/06/2019. 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 LA LEGION LLC 195 WILLOUGHBY AVENUE APT.409 BROOKLYN, NY, 11205. PURPOSE/CHARACTER OF LLC: ANY LAWFUL PURPOSE. #169670
1039 61ST STREET LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF DIRECT CARE MANAGEMENT, LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 3/27/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: C/O AGNES SHEMIA AND JEFFREY SHEMIA, 6520 NEW UTRECHT AVE, BROOKLYN, NY 11219. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACT OR ACTIVITY. #169215
1037 61ST STREET LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 1037 61ST STREET LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 2/27/19. 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, 1159 67TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11219. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #169219
RIVERSIDE FLATS LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 1039 61ST STREET LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 2/27/19. 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, 1159 67TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11219. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY.
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF RIVERSIDE FLATS LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH NY DEPT. OF STATE ON 2/12/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. NY SEC. OF STATE DESIGNATED AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED, AND SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO THE LLC, C/O ELY MANAGEMENT LLC, 1820 AVE M, #2513, BROOKLYN, NY 11230. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY.
1035 61ST STREET LLC
CALABRIJE’S MARGARITAS AND TACOS IP LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 1035 61ST STREET LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 2/27/19. 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, 1159 67TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY 11219. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #169223
NOTICE OF FORMATION CALABRIJE’S MARGARITAS AND TACOS IP LLC ARTS OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY 1/14/2019. OFC LOC.: KINGS CO. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL COPY OF PROCESS TO THE LLC, 1248 DEKALB AVE APT 1, BROOKLYN, NY 11221 PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #169644
ATRIUS HADASA NY, LLC ATRIUS HADASA NY, LLC FILED ARTS. OF ORG. WITH THE SECT’Y OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 4/8/19. OFFICE: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY HAS BEEN DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF THE LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED AND SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: THE LLC, 2955 SHELL RD., #1P, BROOKLYN, NY 11224. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACT. #169955
SMJ ST. ANN’S LLC
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF SMJ ST. ANN’S LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 5/7/19. 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, 628 6TH AVE, BROOKLYN, NY 11215. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #170292
ST. ANN’S JV LLC
634 CENTRAL LLC NOTICE OF FORMATION OF 634 CENTRAL LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 04/08/19. OFFICE LOCATION: KINGS COUNTY. SSNY DESIGNATED AS AGENT OF LLC UPON WHOM PROCESS AGAINST IT MAY BE SERVED. SSNY SHALL MAIL PROCESS TO: 481 PARK AVE., 2A, BROOKLYN, NY 11205. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITIES. #170262
NOTICE OF FORMATION OF ST. ANN’S JV LLC. ARTS. OF ORG. FILED WITH SECY. OF STATE OF NY (SSNY) ON 5/7/19. 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, 628 6TH AVE, BROOKLYN, NY 11215. PURPOSE: ANY LAWFUL ACTIVITY. #170294
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