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Two charged suspects were driving the same car in Bay Ridge crash

A 34-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman from Staten Island were both arrested on drunk driving charges early New Year’s Day after the man plowed into four pedestrians on a Bay Ridge street and the woman jumped behind the wheel of the car and hit parked vehicles, police said.  … Full Article
 

Grimm pushes for House action on Sandy relief

While everyone in Washington D.C. was consumed with the Fiscal Cliff on the last day of 2012, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Brooklyn-Staten Island) was seeking to remind his fellow lawmakers that there are thousands of New Yorkers still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
 

Citizen patrol group shares honors with cop for finding missing teen

Their successful effort in finding a yeshiva student from Kensington who went missing for four days earned members of a citizen patrol group and a police sergeant praise and citations from elected officials during a City Hall ceremony. … Full Article
 

Settlement in sexual abuse case dating from '60s highlights issues of statute of limitations bar against victims.

Ten former students and two former summer camp attendees of the top-tier Brooklyn private school, Poly Prep Country Day School, have reached a settlement in their sexual abuse case brought against the school.  … Full Article
 

Settlement in Poly Prep sex abuse case

An elite Brooklyn prep school has agreed to settle a lawsuit over claims of sex abuse brought by former students. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge merchant makes life easier for hurricane homeowners

A casual stroll up Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge changed Walter T. Connolly’s life.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn rabbi gets year in prison in NJ corruption case

TRENTON — A Brooklyn, N.Y., rabbi has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for his admitted role in a large-scale corruption and money laundering sting in New Jersey.  … Full Article
 

NY lawmakers want residents to buy only one gun a month

The horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has prompted Brooklyn members of the New York State Assembly to take swift action to try to end gun violence. … Full Article
 

Veteran salutes Grimm’s idea to extend bus service to VA hospital

An idea that U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Brooklyn-Staten Island) is driving to extend bus service to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bay Ridge has earned a salute from a local veteran, who said it will be a tremendous help. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge councilman says 'bring expanded ferry service here'

The East River ferry service connecting Brooklyn to Manhattan is such a success, it should be expanded. That was the major thrust of a press conference Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn had on Dec. … Full Article
 

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