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Major power outage left thousands without power across Dyker Heights

A massive power outage in Dyker Heights left more than 6,000 customers without electricity until late afternoon on Monday, according to Con Edison. … Full Article

Gowanus Expressway entrance at 86 St. to close for repairs

Attention motorists: Expect traffic headaches if you’re going to be driving on 86th Street in Bay Ridge any time soon. … Full Article

Signage from Bay Ridge dentist office falls, injuring 2 elderly women

An awning from a Bay Ridge dental office suddenly collapsed, injuring two elderly women. … Full Article

Study: Brooklyn Public Library needs $228 million for upkeep

People are flocking to the Brooklyn Public Library’s 59 branches in record numbers but the buildings housing those branches will need serious upgrades over the next 10 years if the library expects to continue to function at an optimum level in the future, a new study from a think tank has f … Full Article

Donovan looks to beef up Dept. of Homeland Security

Terrorists are always working to develop new ways to attack the U.S. and the nation needs to be ready to counter them, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who is seeking to beef up the Department of Homeland Security.  … Full Article

MTA funds should be spent on transit only, Golden says

New York state forced MTA to write a $4.9 million check to help three financially strapped ski resorts in the upstate region that were experiencing tough times due to a warm winter and a serious shortage of skiers. … Full Article

Baby’s headstone from 1793 mysteriously appears in Borough Park garage

A surprising discovery to say the least was made when a man found a headstone dating back centuries in his Borough Park garage. Richard Shilling was rummaging through his garage attempting to clear out some junk, but ended up making a chilling finding. … Full Article

Lander arrested at protest outside Golden’s office

Councilmember Brad Lander was among five people arrested at a protest outside the Bay Ridge office of state Sen. Martin Golden Friday morning.  … Full Article

Nadler warns of ‘right-wing’ takeover of Supreme Court

The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee warned of a coming “right-wing” takeover of the U.S. … Full Article

Bay Ridge author publishes graphic novel featuring DUMBO-based hero

“The Foreigner, Book One” is the new graphic novel from the pen of Bay Ridge author Kensuke Okabayashi. … Full Article


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