Residents await recovery efforts as anger and water linger on Lake Ontario’s shores and more




Residents await recovery efforts as anger and water linger on Lake Ontario’s shores – Even as the area recovers, the level of water in Lake Ontario remains high. | John Menard SANDY POND — The gas pump at the Green Point Marina is no longer partly submerged and the facility’s back shop, with its concrete floor and empty interior, no longer has six inches of standing water, but storage containers and sheds packed with the shop’s contents still litter the yard beyond. Record flooding on Lake Ontario’s shores badly damaged the family-owned Green Point Marina and Mobile Home Park, which is on a peninsula jutting into Sandy Pond in Oswego County. The rising waters, which peaked on June 1, closed down a private, mile-long road that provides access to the park. One section of […]

Driver runs over man’s foot, shoots him as they argue about it – Cops are searching for a menacing motorist who ran over a pedestrian’s foot in Brooklyn — then shot his victim in the leg as the two argued about his blunder, police said Wednesday. Investigators have released a surveillance photo of the suspect in the hopes that someone recognizes him. The 20-year-old victim told police he was standing on Atkins Ave. near Wortman Ave. in East New York at about 10:40 p.m. on Aug. 20 when the motorist rolled over his foot with his green Honda SUV. The motorist sped off after hitting the victim, but returned a few moments later, witnesses told police. He then began arguing with his victim. During the spat, the motorist pulled a gun and shot […]

Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move Aug. 30, 2017 – Greenfield Announces Record Funding For Clean Up Effort City Councilman David Greenfield City Council member David G. Greenfield (D-Borough Park, Midwood) announced that he secured a record $350,000 to clean neighborhood streets and parks yesterday. The funding will be used in Borough Park and Midwood to expand cleaning activities to: Avenue J, Avenue M, Kings Highway, 13th Avenue, 16th Avenue, 18th Avenue, Bay Parkway, Friends Field on Avenue L, 18th Avenue Park, and the playgrounds at Colonial Marcus Park on Avenue P. In addition, the funds will go towards hiring outside agencies, including ACE (Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless), who will bring in professionals to clean the streets while also achieving other goals. ACE, for example, provides […]




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