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Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017

Fort Hamilton

Narrows Community Theater goes under the sea

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Fort Hamilton

Rep. Clarke pushes bill to rename Fort Hamilton’s Confederate streets

Rep. Yvette Clarke (D–Flatbush) intensified her campaign to rename streets in Fort Hamilton named after Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson when she introduced federal legislation last week to rename any military properties and installations honoring Confederate soldiers and generals. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

Bay Ridge

Our sit-down with Bay Ridge Council candidate Justin Brannan

We had a chat with the candidate for Vincent Gentile’s Council seat at our office last week. Here’s what he had to say. Comments (8)

Police: Man slaps niece, steals her cellphone

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Thief snatches woman’s wallet while she shops

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

Bay Ridge

Our sit-down with Bay Ridge City Council Candidate Liam McCabe

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Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Bay Ridge

Our sit-down with Bay Ridge Council candidate Bob Capano

In the first of a series of conversations with candidates for the open Bay Ridge Council seat, Republican hopeful Bob Capano met with the editors of Community News Group on Aug. 11, for a wide-ranging discussion about his run to replace term-limited Councilman Vincent Gentile. Comments (13)

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017

Bay Ridge

Broken promises: Ridgites say mayor backed out of meeting pledge

Mayor DeBlasio’s word is garbage, say angry Ridgites who say he’s gone back on his promise to meet with them about trash-collection problems. Comments (14)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge is all shook up

This week we’ll put on our blue suede shoes and take a weekend walk! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

Bay Ridge

Church of the Generals takes down plaque honoring Confederate leader

A plaque commemorating the Confederate leader General Robert E. Lee was hauled off the grounds of the so-called Church of the Generals in Bay Ridge on Aug. 16, in the wake of white supremacist protests and violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. Comments (19)
Bay Ridge

Band of brothers: Local family headlines Bay Ridge’s Irish Night

It’s never too early for St. Patrick’s Day! Comment

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

Bay Ridge

Firefighters battle blaze on 73rd Street

Firefighters battled an inferno in a 73rd Street apartment building early morning on Aug. 15, which sent nine people, including firefighters, to the hospital, said a spokeswoman for the fire department. Comment
Bay Ridge

City okays stop light for Ridge crossing

It’s a green light for the red light. Comment

Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

Bay Ridge

Tale of two stairways

An outdoor staircase in Bay Ridge that gained viral-video fame on social media when last week’s rains turned it into a waterfall is really just the ugly stepsister of a similar staircase a couple of streets over, according to residents. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge puts it in park

There’s a lot happening in the streets and in the parks! Comment

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

Fort Hamilton

Stonewalled! Army refuses to rename Ft. Ham streets honoring Confederate generals

They want to let bygones be bygones. Comments (2)

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