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Mill–Marine Courier

Covering: Bergen Beach, Canarsie, Marine Park, Mill Basin, Starrett City, Flatbush, Flatlands, Georgetown, Kings Highway, Midwood

Don’t shoot! Pol makes kids promise not to kill anyone for free concert tickets

Flatbush: A local pol is handing out free concert tickets to kids if they promise to volunteer within their community — and not to hurt anyone. Comment

Bank robber hits Ave. U Capital One Bank

Brooklyn Paper: A bank robbery leads this week’s crime blotter for Midwood, Homecrest, Avenue U and Kings Highway. Comment

Thief hits Jetro Cash and Carry

Plus a few other crimes reported to the 69th Precinct in Canarsie. Comment

Kids get school supplies — and have a great time doing it!

Flatlands: Thanks to an auto collision shop’s Youth Fair, plenty of children were treated to school supplies — and a whole lot of fun. Comment

Bicyclist shot at!

Flatbush: Plus a smattering of other crimes reported to the 70th Precinct this week. Comment
Doo Wop lovers sock-hopped over to Marine Park on Aug. 17 to be taken back in time for a few hours during a special concert featuring John Kuse and the Excellents. Comment
Flatbush: The city is tamping down the noise made by an anti-gay pop-up church on Clarendon Road after receiving a slew of complaints that the congregants were making too much of a blessed ruckus. Comment

They claim to ‘See’ gull!

Coney Island’s beloved (and rare) gray-hooded gull from Chile is making bigfoot-like appearances across Southern Brooklyn. Comment

Stuart Street sniper facing 25 years

The “Stuart Street sniper” — the man arrested for opening fire on a group of Marine Park teens in June, wounding two of them — is facing up to 25 years in prison, prosecutors announced on Aug. 16 as indictment charges were officially filed against 30-year-old Thomas Dunikowski. Comment

Good fences make good mussels

The city hopes underwater fences will attract mussels, and clean Jamaica Bay. Comment
BoroBeat: Mets rookie pitcher Pedro Beato hit a home run with kids from Canarsie’s Youth Service League on Thursday when the Xaverian HS graduate helped give something back to younger ballplayers. Comment

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