Bay Ridge

Settlement in sexual abuse case dating from '60s highlights issues of statute of limitations bar against victims.

Ten former students and two former summer camp attendees of the top-tier Brooklyn private school, Poly Prep Country Day School, have reached a settlement in their sexual abuse case brought against the school.  … Full Article

Settlement in Poly Prep sex abuse case

An elite Brooklyn prep school has agreed to settle a lawsuit over claims of sex abuse brought by former students. … Full Article

Bay Ridge merchant makes life easier for hurricane homeowners

A casual stroll up Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge changed Walter T. Connolly’s life.  … Full Article

Brooklyn rabbi gets year in prison in NJ corruption case

TRENTON — A Brooklyn, N.Y., rabbi has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for his admitted role in a large-scale corruption and money laundering sting in New Jersey.  … Full Article

NY lawmakers want residents to buy only one gun a month

The horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has prompted Brooklyn members of the New York State Assembly to take swift action to try to end gun violence. … Full Article

Veteran salutes Grimm’s idea to extend bus service to VA hospital

An idea that U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Brooklyn-Staten Island) is driving to extend bus service to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bay Ridge has earned a salute from a local veteran, who said it will be a tremendous help. … Full Article

Bay Ridge councilman says 'bring expanded ferry service here'

The East River ferry service connecting Brooklyn to Manhattan is such a success, it should be expanded. That was the major thrust of a press conference Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn had on Dec. … Full Article

Bensonhurst scaffold collapses, no injuries

A five-story scaffold has collapsed in Brooklyn during high winds that are buffeting the New York City area. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyers turn holiday party into toy drive

Pasqualino (Pat) Russo, president of the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, had good reason for beaming throughout the Dec. 19 Holiday Party at Dyker Beach Golf Course clubhouse.  … Full Article

College football star helps Jets bring gifts to Sandy victims

Oday Aboushi, a star offensive tackle for the University of Virginia, is teaming up with a member of the New York Jets to bring some relief to Staten Island victims of Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article


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