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Where to Watch the Solar Eclipse in NYC

08/19/2017 Brooklyn Local News 0

The eclipse will take place Monday, and will be visible in New York City starting shortly after 1 p.m. Shutterstock NEW YORK CITY — A solar eclipse — where the moon passes between the earth and the sun — is set to take place Monday afternoon, a celestial show that’ll be visible to all of North America.  Though New York City is outside the “path of totality” where viewers can catch a total eclipse, the city will be able to see the moon cover about 75 percent of the sun, according to the experts at the American Museum of Natural History. The solar event will start at 1:23 p.m. and end at 4 p.m., with peak coverage happening at 2:44 p.m., museum officials say.  ► Related: Where To Watch Monday’s Solar […]

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Man fatally stabbed after getting into fight on Brooklyn street

08/19/2017 Brooklyn Local News 0

A man was fatally stabbed in the chest in Brooklyn Friday night, cops said. The 42-year-old victim was walking with a woman on Monitor St. near McGolrick Park in Greenpoint when they got into a fight with a group of men, said witness Kelvin Tineo, 26. The brawl turned bloody when the man was knifed at 9:30 p.m., police said. No one has been arrested and the slain man’s name was not released. Brooklyn suspect in stabbing of estranged wife tried to flee (Gardiner Anderson/for New York Daily News) Send a Letter to the Editor

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VIDEO: Bed-Stuy Girl Has Surprise Reunion as Dad Comes Home from Prison

08/18/2017 Brooklyn Local News 0

Johnny Burton, 49, and his daughter Nikailah Burton, 10, embrace after he surprised her at her summer camp, having been released from Sing Sing Correctional Facility earlier on Friday. DNAinfo/Noah Hurowitz BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — A young neighborhood girl got the surprise of a lifetime Friday when her father, released from a five-year stretch in Sing Sing Correctional Facility earlier that day, showed up at her summer camp. Nikailah Burton, 10, froze when she saw her father Johnny Burton waiting for her in a classroom at Children of Promise, a Bed-Stuy organization that works to support children and families of loved ones who are incarcerated. “What?” she said, apparently not believing her eyes. Then she ran into his arms. Johnny Burton, 49, was released Friday from Sing […]

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Autistic teen sexually assaulted in Brooklyn park: cops

08/18/2017 Brooklyn Local News 0

An autistic 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in Brooklyn early Thursday morning, police said. The teen had just gotten off a bus at a wrong stop in Park Slope when her assailant noticed her confusion and asked if she needed help, according to cops. The creep took the disoriented girl into a park and assaulted her around 1 a.m., officials said. The girl was found 11 hours later in the chapel at Methodist Hospital, police said. It was not clear when or how she got there. She was admitted to the hospital in stable condition, according to investigators. Police are searching for a suspect who was last seen wearing a red shirt, beige pants, white sneakers and a grey cap.