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Penalty from Sunset Park slumlords will go toward affordable housing

March 9 | Rob Abruzzese

SUNSET PARK — Attorney General Letitia James announced on Wednesday that she has secured a settlement of nearly $420,000 from two Brooklyn landlords who were operating an illegal single-room occupancy (SRO) rental business out of a condominium building in Sunset Park. Ray Qi Wang Huang, Bao Qing Tang, and their company 758 Realty LLC (758 […]

Subway station to get a big lift

March 1 | Jaime DeJesus

The 36th Street subway station is one of 17 across the city that will receive contracts this year for new elevators, the MTA said last week. The upgrade is part of the 2020-2024 Capital Program, which includes $5.2 billion to make 67 stations accessible. Councilmember Alexa Avilés, who represents Sunset Park, said she is looking […]

Cops arrest jewelry store shooting suspect

February 22 | Jaime DeJesus

Cops arrested a man who allegedly shot a worker in A&M Jewelry on Fifth Avenue and 48th Street Feb. 5. Joseph Gonzalez, 45, allegedly fired a shot that grazed the 24-year-old man’s torso, cops said. He was charged Feb. 14 with attempted murder, robbery, burglary, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon. Gonzalez was […]

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