Dyker Heights

Koch endorses Murphy for Bay Ridge congress seat

Former mayor Ed Koch, who shocked the political establishment last year with his endorsement of Republican Bob Turner in the race for the congressional seat once held by Democrat Anthony Weiner, is staying on his own side of the aisle in the contest over the Bay Ridge-Staten Island seat. … Full Article

City says: Look before you cross 86th Street!

Pedestrians crossing 86th Street at Fourth Avenue on the morning of Sept. 24 were a bit startled when they looked down at the roadway and saw a pair of eyes staring at the traffic. No, it wasn’t a person lying in the street. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton HS principal retires; replacement named

There is a new leader at the helm of Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge, according to Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Bay Ridge). Gentile, an alumnus of the high school, announced on his Facebook page on Sept. … Full Article

Burglars hit Grimm's campaign headquarters

Campaign staffers of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Bay Ridge-Staten Island) are on edge in the wake of an attack on the lawmaker’s Staten Island re-election headquarters over the weekend. … Full Article

Bay Ridge couple owns publishing company

Gregory Tague and his wife Fredericka Jacks, the owners of a publishing company called Bibliotekos, admit that their firm isn’t on the scale of giant publishing conglomerates like Simon and Schuster. But they believe they have carved out a small, but important corner in the world of books. … Full Article

Church Ave. repairs force reroute of B35 bus

Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs (D-Flatbush) is urging residents in her district to be aware of upcoming changes in a vitl bus line. … Full Article

2 hurt in school bus/auto accident in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two people suffered minor injuries in an accident involving a yellow school bus and a car in Brooklyn.

A fire department spokesman says the bus did not appear to have any children on board. … Full Article

Cancer walk raises money for 'Frankie's kids'

“Look at all these people!” Camille Orrichio Loccisano said as she stood in the middle of a sea of people on the 69th Street pier in Bay Ridge on Sept. 15. … Full Article


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