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Members of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, which burned down in a fire early Thursday morning, were invited to pray with the Church of the Nativity and Bishop Rev. Lawrence Provenzano on Ocean Avenue on Sunday morning. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Sheepshead Bay church parishioners mourn loss of ‘second home’

December 3 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Three days after a suspicious early morning fire destroyed a historic Sheepshead Bay church, parishioners of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church on East 23rd Street found comfort and a shoulder to cry on at worship at Church of the Nativity on Ocean Avenue in Midwood. It was the second time in 11 years that the building […]

Police investigate scene on Shore Parkway of hit-and-run death of 65-year-old man. Photo by Todd Maisel

Man changing tire on Shore Parkway hit, killed by car that fled the scene

December 3 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A 65-year-old man changing a tire on the east-bound Shore Parkway near the corner of East 28th Street was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night, police from the 61st Precinct said. The victim was identified by police as Iosif Morgenshteyn, 65, of 83 Beverly Road in Staten Island. EMS rushed Morgenshteyn to Coney Island […]

Firefighters search the interior of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church on East 23rd Street for property of the church and any leftover sparks. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Historic Sheepshead Bay church gutted by early morning blaze

November 29 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

An early morning fire on Thursday destroyed a historic Sheepshead Bay church — the second time in 11 years that the building has gone up in flames, fire officials said. First responders said that although the massive blaze went to three alarms almost immediately — the building was almost fully engulfed upon their arrival — no […]