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The 72nd Precinct's Detective Victor Paribello has been assigned to investigate the sexual assault that took place on 16th Street this past Wednesday, May 23rd. Anyone who has information about the case--no matter how much or how little--is urged to call him at (718) 965-6336, the phone number for the Detective Squad.
On the second Tuesday of the month, from September through June, the police and the public get together at meetings of the 72nd Precinct Community Council to discuss what is on their minds and to share ideas and information. The Community Council meetings start at 7:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. at Marion Heim Senior Center, 4520 4th Avenue at 45th Street. Donna Maxil is the president. For further details, call the precinct at (718) 965-6311.
Another venue for discussing problems in the community is Community Board 7 meetings. These are held on the third Wednesday of the month, from September through June, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Open to the public, they are held at 4201 4th Avenue at 43rd Street. The entrance is on 43rd Street. Phone: (718) 854-0003. Fax: (718) 436-1142. E-mail: communityboard7 @ yahoo.com. Chairperson: Fred Xuereb. District Manager: Jeremy Laufer.