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Remembering Moe Finkelstein, longtime Thomas Jefferson football coach

July 17 | Andy Furman

He was the borough’s best. And just may have been the best in the city. Moe Finkelstein had no equal as a high school football coach. He retired in 1986 after 33 years at Thomas Jefferson High School, with a record of 202-57-3. Finkelstein passed away at the age of 88, Tuesday morning. His accomplishments […]

Michael Hall of Brooklyn was accused of purposefully starting five different fires in NYCHA houses in East New York. Photo courtesy of the FDNY

Alleged arsonist behind 5 fires at Brooklyn NYCHA complex arrested

November 14 | Rob Abruzzese

Police arrested a man yesterday in connection with five separate fires that happened earlier this year at a New York City Housing Authority complex in Brooklyn. Michael Hall, a 31-year-old from Brooklyn, was arrested and charged with attempted murder, two counts of arson, one count of criminal possession of a dangerous weapon, two counts of attempted […]

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