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Manhattan Beach (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Special flag to fly above Arbutus fire house Sept. 11

    Special flag to fly above Arbutus fire house Sept. 11
    As the daughter of a veteran firefighter, Teresa Tingler's decision on what to do with the raffle prize she won on Aug. 2 was easy, especially since the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 only six weeks away. She plans to share her...
  • Convicted of insurance fraud, former Amtrak employee flees

     
    A former Amtrak employee convicted of receiving more than $500,000 in disability and insurance payments after faking injuries has fled to avoid prison, San Diego County prosecutors said Thursday. Wanda Lee Ann Podgurski, 60, was not in Superior Court to.....
  • Counter Intelligence: Le Ka's a bit of this and that, for the beautiful people

    Counter Intelligence: Le Ka's a bit of this and that, for the beautiful people
    Le Ka is one of those difficult places to figure out, not because the cooking isn't good — it is, very — but because in the narrative of Le Ka, food seems like such a secondary thing. To get to the restaurant, you leave your car with a valet...
  • Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?

    Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?
    Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets. It...
  • MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas

    MTA to Begin Shutdown of Mass Transit at 7 p.m. as Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Low-Lying Areas
    With potentially historic Hurricane Sandy barreling toward the tri-state area, the MTA will begin to shut down the region's mass-transportation system at 7 p.m. Sunday and city officials have enacted mandatory evacuation for the more than a quarter-of-a-...
  • A little Jack White with your burger?

    A little Jack White with your burger?
    Is a hyper-curated playlist the new house-made charcuterie? Whether a restaurant's playing Lady Gaga or Langhorne Slim says as much about the place as its Mason jar drinking glasses or farm-to-table pickle plate. And in an era when even Facebook tracks...
  • On Location: One of Hollywood's oldest studios gives birth to a new soundstage

     
    A clutch of city officials and film industry promoters gathered Monday morning on the same lot in East Hollywood where Mary Pickford once worked to celebrate a rare occurrence: the opening of a new soundstage in Los Angeles. Hollywood-based Occidental.......
  • Bus Hits, Injures Two People In Brooklyn

    Bus Hits, Injures Two People In Brooklyn
    Two people were rushed to the hospital after they were struck by a bus in the Manhattan Beach section of Brooklyn. The incident occurred Thursday afternoon at Oriental Boulevard and Falmouth Street. Authorities say a 7-year-old girl and a 45-year old...
  • Boy, 9, Stabbed While Walking With His Grandmother

    Boy, 9, Stabbed While Walking With His Grandmother
    Police are looking for two young men who were caught on camera after they stabbed a 9-year-old boy as he walked with his grandmother early Wednesday evening. The suspects -- both described as black males, 14 - 18 years old -- approached the boy just...
  • Bloomberg Announces New Evacuations, Possible MTA Shutdown

    Bloomberg Announces New Evacuations, Possible MTA Shutdown
    Mayor Bloomberg and former MTA chairman Jay Walder addressed the city Thursday evening, emphasizing that New Yorkers need to brace themselves for a storm that could cause widespread flooding, the cancellation of MTA service, structural damage to buildings...
  • Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC

    Bloomberg Orders Mandatory Evacuations For Low-Lying Areas Of NYC
    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't taking any chances with Hurricane Irene, ordering a first-ever mandatory evacuation for all New Yorkers living in low-lying areas of the city. Bloomberg said residents living in Zone-A SEE ALL NEW YORK CITY...
  • Richard H. Wyckoff: June 6, 1916 - March 26, 2012

    Richard H. Wyckoff died March 26, 2012, in Clearwater, FL, at the age of 95.  Mr. Wyckoff was born in Bayonne, NJ and grew up in North Plainfield, NJ.  He attended Bucknell University and then NYU while working full time as a New York Stock Exchange...