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Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016


Honor thy mother! Cultural group builds statue for newly sainted Mother Teresa

Saints be praised! Comment
Coney Island

All revved up! Auto expo rolls into Coney

They are hot for hot rods! Comment

Care show! Auto event raises $ for cancer research

They kicked cancer awareness into high gear. Comment
Marine Park

Crooks swipe man’s money at bank

Plus a host of other crimes from Marine Park’s 63rd Precinct. Comment

Lowlifes pull man from car in vicious mugging

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

Raider breaks down door and ransacks Third Ave. apartment

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

Cad pushes woman and takes her purse

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Dyker Heights ►Video

What a load! City won’t move abused Dyker dumpster

Locals wanna trash this dumpster. Comment

Mayor touts city college fee waiver

He came to Mapleton’s Roosevelt High School, because it sends a large number of low-income students to city universities. Comment

Hot dog! City names corner for Nathan’s founder

It’s the sweet taste of recognition. Comment

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016


Sunset Parkers livid over shelters taking over area inns

They’ve got serious reservations. Comment

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Watch out for Utica Avenue bus lane tickets!

The city has started handing out fines for driving in the new bus-only lane. Comments (2)
Marine Park

Cops hunting for pharmacy-robbing trio

Police are searching for the trio of toughs who robbed four pharmacies of cash and drugs over the last two months. The bandits have made off with more than $1,000 in cash and $4,000 in prescription pills, officials said. Comments (1)

All new hotel construction is suspect, locals say

Hotels in sunset Park are turning into homeless shelters as quickly as they can be built. Comment
Mill Basin

School lauds dads who drop off kids

It was the father of all school parties! Comment

Go go gadgets! NYU Tandon opens high-tech engineering workshop

There is an earthquake machine, 3D printers, laser cutters and more. Comment

Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016


What about me? Reader sounds off about ‘Sound Off’

I would appreciate it if your regular contributors, such as Ed Greenspan and a few others who are on your “Sound off to the Editor” page three out of four times a month, would take a short break and make room for me to squeeze in a comment on what’s happening to our beautiful Brooklyn. Comment

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016


Mayor: Canarsie ferry is ‘on the table’

But it may take a while. Comments (6)
Bay Ridge

On par: Golf helps autistic youth thrive

A Bay Ridge pre-teen is using golf to overcome autism. Comment
Party Line ►Video

Brooklyn Democratic Party boss delays transparency, ethics reforms

He used a loophole reformers were trying to close. Comments (2)

Talking fitness: Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes visits Flatbush school

Olympic gold medal gymnast Dominique Dawes swung into PS 6 to talk to fifth-graders about health and exercise on Sept. 21. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The Ridge is rockin’ out this weekend!

Get out your ear plugs — it’s gonna get loud. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016


Lutheran Medical Center eyes expansion

They have a prescription for growth! Comment
Party Line

Menchaca takes heat for Israel vote

They’re calling him Carlos Meshugenah. Comments (5)

Tonight: Mayor hosting education town hall in Canarsie

Mayor DeBlasio will visit Canarsie on Thursday to host a town hall on education. Comment

‘Adam Ruins Everything’ star: Presidential election too far gone to spoil

Instead, he’ll try to salvage it in a live show in Gowanus. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016


Kids get their way: City names Ridge street for children’s Ragamuffin Parade

Now they can never change the parade route. Comment
Bay Ridge

Car thief goes on joy ride ending on sidewalk

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

Police: Suspect attacked elderly woman for purse

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Police: Suspect beats up man for his basketball

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Bay Ridge

Hitting home: Ridgites demand response to nabe’s growing homeless

The city must focus its homeless outreach efforts in Bay Ridge, according to locals who are reporting more vagrants in neighborhood parks and on commercial thoroughfares. Comments (4)

Run down, but not out: Chris Hoban Run’s numbers lower after Manhattan attack, racer says

A bombing in Manhattan had a chilling effect on a Bay Ridge tradition. Comment
Bergen Beach

Abbondanza! Pasta fund-raiser cooks up $ for Italy earthquake victims

Now that’s using your noodle. Comment
High School Sports

Stuffed: Poly Prep kept out of end zone in heartbreaking loss

One yard never seemed so long. Comment
High School Sports

Lion’s roar: Loughlin guard commits to Manhattan College

This offer was too good to pass up. Comment

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016

Bay Ridge UPDATE

Police release five arrested in Brooklyn in connection to Chelsea bombing

Federal agents have released the five New Jersey residents they arrested in Brooklyn on Sept. 18 after determining they did not have a hand in Saturday’s bombing in Chelsea. Comment

Big deposit: Driver crashes into Flatlands bank

Talk about drive-through banking! Comments (1)

Flatbush Junction carnival counters J’ouvert violence

Call it a J’ouv-over. Comments (1)

Shopping for work: Kings Plaza hosts job fair

Just in time for the upcoming holiday shopping season! Comment

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016


Burned: Office worker spots flames that Fire Department missed

And the Employee of the Year award goes to… Comment

Stopping e-bikes would be easier if they were legal, Sunset Parkers say

The only way to curb the scourge of unsanctioned electronic scooters is to legalize them, according to activists. Comment
Flatlands ►Video

Flatlands man gunned down in drive-by shooting

Cops are searching for the fiend who shot and killed 21-year-old Anthony Francis on E. 31st Street in Flatlands on Sept. 2. Comment

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