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Calling Spencer Tracy! Boys Town is coming to Dyker Heights

The classic movie “Boys Town,” depicting a Catholic priest’s efforts to save a bunch of tough street kids from a life of crime, will be coming to life in Dyker Heights, only without Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney. … Full Article

Bay Ridge parents seek cure for son’s rare disease

Dayna Scarso knew something was wrong with her two-year-old son Pietro when she took him to the playground near her Bay Ridge home last year. “In the park, he was just slower than the other boys,” she told the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. … Full Article

Fix is set for Sandy-ravaged Bensonhurst seawall

The Shore Parkway seawall, which sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Sandy, will undergo emergency repairs by the New York City Parks Department, a Community Board 11 offi … Full Article

Grimm combat: Bay Ridge rep at war with Boehner over Sandy relief

Almost two weeks have passed since House Speaker John Boehner shockingly refused to let that very unpopular body vote to approve a desperately needed $61 billion Hurricane Sandy aid fund. The very same measure had passed the Senate with wholehearted support from most Republican senators and almos … Full Article

Does Hinsch’s closure mean fast food takeover on 5th Avenue?

Hinsch’s rose from the dead once. But the famous Bay Ridge ice cream parlor is not going to get a second life, after all.  … Full Article

Grimm facing uphill battle getting Sandy relief bill passed

With the House of Representatives set to vote on a $51 billion Hurricane Sandy relief package on Jan. 15, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Brooklyn-Staten Island) said he’s spending nearly every waking moment trying to persuade his colleagues to vote for the bill. … Full Article

Remember long gas lines? So do we, say lawmakers

Those long lines at the gas stations in the wake of Hurricane Sandy should not be repeated when the next emergency rolls around, two Bay Ridge lawmakers said.  … Full Article

Bay Ridge crooner sings tribute to Brooklyn-born Danny Kaye

Comic actor Danny Kaye, who starred in movies like “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “White Christmas,” would have turned 100 years old on Jan. 18.  … Full Article

Justice Schack: 'I'd rather handle killers than divorcing couples'

“People say I should write a book on what I’ve seen,” New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack said.  He has seen plenty. … Full Article

Assembly’s electoral reforms will strengthen NY voting process

In a democracy like ours, every person’s voice and vote counts. As a state Assembly member, it’s my duty to ensure that as many citizens as possible have the opportunity to be part of the electoral process, and that voters know where political messages – and the money behind them – come from. … Full Article


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