High School Beat: Lincoln weathering the storm as PSAL playoffs resume

In the midst of trying to defend their PSAL football championship, the Lincoln Railsplitters have been dealing with the aftereffects of Superstorm Sandy, as well as their playoff opponents. … Full Article

Charity begins at home

Take that, Sandy! The horrific hurricane left massive damage in its wake, but the storm couldn’t defeat the community-minded spirit of Bay Ridge residents and civic leaders, who have dedicated themselves to helping the victims rebuild their lives.  … Full Article

Worries mount over Sandy’s economic impact

Bensonhurst officials said they are growing increasingly concerned over the economic impact Hurricane Sandy is having on their community. … Full Article

Bensonhurst board chairman asks ‘Where’s the gas?’

On the eve of the start of city-imposed gasoline rationing, the chairman of the Bensonhurst community board railed against city and state government for what he charged was the lack of candor from officials about the seriousness of transportation woes in the southern Brooklyn region. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Democrats lament election losses

The election last week proved to be successful for Democrats in Brooklyn, with the party’s incumbents in congressional and state legislative races winning re-election in the vast majority of races around the borough.  And then there’s Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Cops hunt suspect in attempted rape in Bay Ridge

Police have circulated a sketch of a suspect they are seeking following the attempted rape of a woman on a Bay Ridge street during the early morning hours of Nov. 3. … Full Article

District 20 council votes to rezone Bay Ridge schools

For years, educators and parents in School District 20 (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) have been lamenting the fact that children have to sit in crowded classrooms due to the high enrollments in many of the schools. … Full Article

Law firm’s workshop aimed at Baby Boomers

The law firm of Grimaldi & Yeung LLP will hold a workshop aimed at assisting people in the Baby Boom generation to plan for retirement. The seminar, called “What Baby Boomers Need To Know to Maximize Retirement Income,” will take place on Thursday, Nov. … Full Article

‘Sandy’ election turns into good night for incumbents

In an election threatened to be overshadowed by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, most of the incumbents in southern Brooklyn running for re-election handily won their contests on Nov. 6. … Full Article

Rep. Grimm re-elected in Bay Ridge amid FBI probe

Rep. Michael Grimm has won his bid for a second term in Congress representing Bay Ridge and Staten Island. According to unofficial results Tuesday night, the Republican defeated Democratic businessman Mark Murphy in the 11th Congressional District. … Full Article


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