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Ask a historian: What’s the nautical history of southern Brooklyn?

September 17 | John B. Manbeck

Gena of Sheepshead Bay asks: “I’d like to know more about Captain Knuth of ‘The Flying D,’ a Sheepshead Bay fishing boat, and who Voorhies Avenue was named after.”  Jayne from Manhattan Beach asks: “What is the history of 190 Exeter St.? Was a hospital on this site?” Both of these questions deal with the nautical […]

Ask a historian: Who checked into the ritzy Manhattan Beach hotels of old?

June 25 | John B. Manbeck

Michael from Manhattan Beach asks: What guests visited the Manhattan and Oriental hotels during their 25-year existence in Manhattan Beach? More than I can count, Michael, but let’s start with two: Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. In 1896, the Association of Edison Illuminating Companies held a convention at the swanky Oriental Hotel. Henry Ford attended. […]

Jonathan Deutsch, an English teacher from Leon M. Goldstein High School in Brooklyn, was arrested and arraigned in federal court on Wednesday in front of Justice Robert M. Levy of the Eastern District of New York. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese

Brooklyn high school teacher indicted for producing child porn

September 19 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A teacher from Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences in Manhattan Beach was arrested and charged in federal court on Wednesday with five counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Jonathan Deutsch, 34, allegedly requested explicit images and videos from hundreds of children through Facebook. He is expected to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon […]

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