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Sears. Eagle file photo

Landmark Sears in Flatbush still thriving, shoppers say

January 11 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Sears hasn’t lost a step. The massive American retailer still has its original signage at its massive home at 2307 Beverley Road — a city landmark in the heart of Flatbush — and, according to NY1, it’s still thriving in Brooklyn, despite struggling nationwide. The chain declared bankruptcy in October and is still scrambling to […]

Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Former altar girl accuses church custodian of abuse

December 10 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The church’s name is Holy Innocents, but some of the things that happened there might not have been so innocent. A former altar girl at Holy Innocents Church in Flatbush told police on Saturday that a custodian there groped her between 2013 and 2015, when she was between 12 and 15 years old, according to […]

Firefighters battle two-alarm fire in a medical clinic on Flatbush Avenue. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Two-alarm fire destroys Flatbush Ave. medical clinic

November 26 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A young clinic worker barely made it out of a smoke filled medical clinic on Flatbush Avenue near Avenue I in Flatbush on Monday afternoon. The fire went to a two-alarm blaze at about 2:15 p.m., bringing in nearly 100 firefighters to battle the quickly spreading fire, officials said. No injuries were reported at this […]