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Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011

Bay Ridge

Scandal-tarred ex-city official wants to be a judge

A disgraced School Construction Authority trustee whose decision to hand out a patronage construction job ultimately led to a teenager’s death in 1998 wants to make more life-altering calls — this time from behind a judge’s bench. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011

Bay Ridge

Fungal fever! Ridge trees are being attacked by mushrooms

A mysterious mushroom is feasting on Bay Ridge trees, an arborcidal mycomaniac that appears to be hell bent on murder. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Knife-wielding robbers hold up cabbie near park

Two knife-wielding thugs are on the lam after holding up a livery driver near sleepy Owls Head Park on Oct. 26 — and police say they have one’s menacing face captured on film. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Brooklyn D.A. ‘gunning’ for cases by allegedly dirty cops

The District Attorney is considering reopening dozens of cases involving the eight Brooklyn cops who were busted last week for allegedly running an interstate smuggling racket, focusing on cases where the accused crooked cops had a direct role in investigations that went to trial. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011

Bay Ridge

Christopher Mega, prolific Bay Ridge politician, 80

Christopher Mega, a former Republican state senator and assemblymen whose prolific career, work ethic and omnipresence at community events transformed the way Bay Ridge politicians did business, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 80. Comment.

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Sister act! Bay Ridge and tiny Norway town are now bonded forever

Say hello to our pals in Farsund — and they love us. Comments (1).

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