Dyker Heights

Borough Park street named for Holocaust hero

A Borough Park street was officially renamed by New York City on Sunday in memory of a rabbi who helped save thousands of Polish refugees and Slovakian Jews from concentration camps during the dark years of the Holocaust. … Full Article

Dyker Heights girl needs help paying for medicine

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association has stepped up to the plate to help a wheelchair-bound Dyker Heights girl who shows symptoms of Lyme disease but has been denied coverage by her family’s health insurance company. … Full Article

Cops hunt Bay Ridge Menorah vandals

Heartless vandals deliberately destroyed a Hanukkah Menorah that a religious organization had placed outside a Bay Ridge park, but the victims showed that they weren’t about to let crooks ruin their holiday. They quickly replaced the Menorah with another one. … Full Article

Santa leaves North Pole to come to Bay Ridge

Santa Claus left the North Pole temporarily to fly into Bay Ridge on his sleigh, landing inside Saint Anselm Catholic Academy, where he greeted children and posed for photos with his fans. … Full Article

Gentile rallies for better R train service

Bay Ridge resident Lisa Levy says her commute to work is a headache because of the R train. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Lawyers donate toys to Fort Hamilton base

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) hosted its annual holiday party and judges’ night at the trendy Cebu Restaurant on Third Avenue Thursday night, where they collected toys for the children of the Fort Hamilton army base. … Full Article

Donovan says House will pass Zadroga Act extension

The House of Representatives will vote to make the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act permanent, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who was among the elected officials from New York pushing hard for the legislation. … Full Article

Trump Muslim ban proposal draws widespread condemnation

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s proposal to ban Muslims from entering the U.S. is keeping his name in the headlines and drawing widespread rebuke from several quarters, including Arab-American leaders in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to 18 years for Bay Ridge stabbing death

A 54-year-old Bay Ridge man who admitted stabbing his wife to death in 2014 has been sentenced to serve 18 years in prison, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Dec. 9. … Full Article

Capano calls on Sarsour to resign from Community Board 10

In a move that could be seen as a pre-emptive strike against a future political rival, Bob Capano, a member of the Staten Island Republican County Committee, called on controversial Arab-American civic leader Linda Sarsour, a Democrat, to resign from her membership on Community Board 10 (Ba … Full Article


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