Bay Ridge

Golden makes sure senior citizens ride in style with new van

State Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) arrived at the Bay Ridge Center, a senior citizen facility, just before the start of lunch on Dec. 17. Even though they were hungry, the seniors didn’t mind Golden delaying the start of their meal. … Full Article

Nativity comes to life at Bensonhurst church

While many churches in Brooklyn like to remind residents of what Christians consider the real meaning of Christmas by displaying a Nativity scene outside their houses of worship, one Bensonhurst church takes that theme a step farther. … Full Article

High school students don’t let hurricane spoil college plans

The rally outside a Bensonhurst high school had students pouring out the doors of the building on the afternoon of Dec. 14. Hundreds of young people gathered outside the school’s entrance for the big moment. There were chants, cheers, and inspirational speeches. … Full Article

Many leading bar groups call Brooklyn their home

Brooklyn is also known for others legal groups, such as the Brooklyn Columbian Lawyers Association, headed this year by the charismatic Bruno Codispoti, there with his family and other Columbians including Rose Ann C. … Full Article

Greenfield says safety measures needed at fatal car crash corner

The Bensonhurst intersection where a 62-year-old grandmother was killed in a horrific car crash needs to be made safer by the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT), Councilman David Greenfield said. … Full Article

Bensonhurst board wants to drive truckers out of parking spots

Community Board 11 (Bensonhurst-Bath Beach) has a simple message for truck drivers who park their big rigs on residential streets overnight: Go away! … Full Article

Bay Ridge merchants collect Christmas toys for soldiers’ kids

The toys were piling up as fast as the pizza slices were disappearing at the Yellow Hook Grille restaurant in Bay Ridge Monday night as the Merchants of Third Avenue business group held a Christmas party-toy drive. … Full Article

Hurricane will help to save Fort Hamilton from budget ax, advocate says

Something good might come out of the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, according to a civic activist who said the superstorm proved that the Fort Hamilton Army Base is a much needed facility. … Full Article

City dedicates 13th Avenue in memory of Holocaust hero

A Swedish diplomat who braved the wrath of the Nazis and saved the lives of thousands of Jews during the dark days of the Holocaust will be remembered forever in Borough Park now that New York City has renamed a 24-block stretch of 13th Avenue in his honor. … Full Article

In Poly’s ‘Robin Hood,’ Prince John wants to build a munitions factory

Poly Prep’s middle school in Dyker Heights is putting on a play – “Robin Hood” – but the plot may be a little different than you remember from your childhood. … Full Article


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