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Community Wants More Police in McCarren Park After Teen Beating

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

park By Paul Bisceglio   Just days after a teen punched a cop in the face and a group of teens attacked a lifeguard at McCarren Park Pool, more teenage violence  struck the Williamsburg park last week when a 16-year-old was stabbed and beaten close to death by a group of other high schoolers. A Walk [&hellip
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New McCarren Park Pool Having Problems With Fighting, Thievery

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

The park prior to renovations - photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Fight and thieves bringing negative reactions to the newly-renovated pool The newly reopened McCarren Park Pool is having a few problems more severe than the occasional toddler screaming. The park, amidst an array of criminal problems, was shut down for the second time since its $50 million opening last Thursday, The Huffington Postreports. After a [&hellip
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