Hurricane aftermath: cleanup begins

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, residents and business owners in southern Brooklyn began assessing the damage the storm brought and started making plans to clean up the mess thr storm left behind. … Full Article

Significant hurricane damage in southwest Brooklyn, officials say

Hurricane Sandy showed her wrath in Bay Ridge and other neighborhoods in southwest Brooklyn in a variety of ways, including toppling trees, knocking out electrical power to thousands of residents, and breaching the seawall on Shore Parkway, according to local officials. … Full Article

Firefighters back Malliotakis for 2nd assembly term

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-Bay Ridge-Staten Island), running or her second term in office, has picked up endorsements from unions representing firefighters. … Full Article

Italian-American group marks progress in community center construction

The U.S. and Italian flags were both raised to commemorate the big moment, as a Bensonhurst-based community group founded by Italian-Americans held a ceremony to mark the progress it has made in the construction of a recreational and educational center in the neighborhood. … Full Article

Gentile hosts Halloween walk on 13th Ave.

Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) is teaming up with a business group, the 13th Avenue Merchants Association, to host a new event, the 13th Avenue Halloween Walk.
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Mother Nature helps students pay tribute to 9/11 victims

A tribute to the victims of Sept. 11 will bloom outside McKinley Intermediate School, thanks to students who spent the morning of Oct. 20 lovingly planting daffodil bulbs in the garden.
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Borough Park residents help decide how to spend $1 Million

Alexander Rapaport wants free Wi-Fi in more Brooklyn parks. Rachel Freier hopes to get medical kits for an all-female volunteer EMT corps. Other community members seek new bus shelters, pedestrian countdown clocks and improvements to a Jewish youth library.   … Full Article

Take a ‘Haunted Halloween Walk’ in park

Kids who visit Owl’s Head Park in Bay Ridge on Halloween will be greeted by ghosts, witches, and ghouls jumping out of the bushes. But don’t worry. They’re friendly!
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Business leaders to toast ‘Pioneers’ at cocktail reception

Leaders in business, education, and journalism who have helped move Bay Ridge forward as a community will be honored by the Merchants of Third Avenue organization at its 19th Annual Pioneers Cocktail Reception on Oct. 29.  … Full Article


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