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‘Zombie Debt’: Homeowners face foreclosure on old mortgages

November 16 | Michael Hill, Associated Press

CANARSIE – Rose Prophete thought the second mortgage loan on her Brooklyn home was resolved about a decade ago — until she received paperwork claiming she owed more than $130,000. “I was shocked,” said Prophete, who refinanced her two-family home in 2006, six years after arriving from Haiti. “I don’t even know these people because […]

Brooklyn bakery worker found dead in walk-in freezer

November 3 | Associated Press

CANARSIE — A worker at a Brooklyn bakery was found dead inside the company’s walk-in freezer Thursday morning, police said. Police didn’t immediately say whether the 33-year-old man had been trapped in the freezer, and the cause of death was to be determined by the medical examiner. The man’s body was discovered in the morning […]

AP: Firefighter killed In Brooklyn blaze ‘died doing what he loved’

May 2 | Editorial Staff

By Michael SisakAssociated Press The funeral of a New York City firefighter killed while battling a Brooklyn house fire showed the dedication that firefighters have to each other and the job. Mourners on Friday called Timothy Klein a selfless hero and fun-loving prankster who overcame childhood health obstacles to follow his father into the department, […]

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