Bay Ridge

Drunk driver who killed Bay Ridge teen sentenced to 3-to-9 years

A 26-year-old man whose blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit when he fatally struck a cycling teenager in Gerritsen Beach was sentenced to three to nine years in prison on Monday after pleading guilty to the crime. … Full Article

Pastor Khader El-Yateem leaving Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge is losing one of its most well-known Arab-American political and religious leaders. … Full Article


OPINION: The time for Little Haiti Brooklyn has come

There are 190,718 Haitians living in New York state, 156,000 of whom live in New York City. Outside of Haiti, New York possesses the highest concentration of Haitians in the country. … Full Article


Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by driver on dangerous Bay Ridge corner

A bicyclist was clinging to life Thursday after being struck by an SUV at 73rd Street and Ridge Boulevard in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Attempted kidnapper nabbed in Bensonhurst, cops say

Bensonhurst cops say they’ve caught the man who apparently tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy on a busy neighborhood street on Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Yeshiva leaders demand school zone speed cameras

Rabbi Berel Hecht can barely bring himself to watch the students at his yeshiva, Bnos Yerushalayim D'Chasidei Belz, cross the street to get to school. Drivers whipping around the corner of 15th Avenue and Dahill Road consistently endanger kids in the crosswalk. … Full Article

Psychology professor killed in Ditmas Park home invasion

A well-known professor of psychology was killed by a home invader on Monday night in his Ditmas Park home — and the suspect was found cowering in a closet when police arrived, police said. … Full Article

Bay Ridgites rally for safer streets one week after child was run down on 84th Street

Nearly 50 people rallied for safety improvements to poorly designed streets and the installation of more traffic-enforcement cameras in Bay Ridge on Sunday night, protesting at the 84th Street location where a child was gravely injured by a driver one week earlier. … Full Article


Board of Election panel refer Grimm ballot fraud to prosecutors

UPDATED | The city Board of Elections says the campaign of convicted felon and disgraced former Congressman Michael Grimm fraudulently tried to get a rival kicked off the ballot — and may have even committed a cr … Full Article



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