Luxury items 

Uber driver, Buddy stole $165,000 in luxury items, cocaine, 15 pounds of marijuana: Kearny PD

A Newark Uber driver and his Bronx buddy have been arrested after a four-month investigation that revealed 15 pounds of pot, $165,000 in luxury goods and more, police said. Javier Ortega, 40, of Newark, NJ, and Severiano Ybert Perez, 42, of Bronx, NY, were arrested on Tuesday, July 12, Kearny Police Chief George King said. The investigation began with two reported burglaries at a multi-family home on Argyle Place on February 27, police said. The suspects matched the description of burglars who committed similar thefts on a Kennedy Boulevard in…

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Local auction 

La Cuisine du Peuple fights to save community gardens

Abandoned land in Southwest Philadelphia, where chiefs and community members grow produce to feed neighbors, is at risk of being auctioned off at a sheriff’s sale next month. Driving the news: The People’s Kitchenwho sanitized and transformed 30 lots in the city into community gardens, flyers found on the fences outside some of their garden beds several weeks ago, informing them of a sheriff’s sale. The organization is currently fundraising and working with the town and councilor Kendra Brooks to keep the land under community control. Why is this important:…

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Auction items 

Ogdensburg Council Approves Demonstration of Condemned Homes and Auction Properties | St. Lawrence County

OGDENSBURG – The city council has passed resolutions authorizing the demolition of seven condemned homes and the auctioning off of surplus properties in the city. The first of two resolutions authorizes City Manager Stephen P. Jellie to enter into a contract with Diversified Construction Services, Phoenix, Oswego County, for the demolition of up to seven condemned structures. The structures are 7 Brown St., 131 Patterson St., 624 Irvin St., 402 New York Ave., 1000 Jefferson Ave., 605 Irvin St. and 101-113 Lake St. According to the resolution, the demolition of…

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