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Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by driver on dangerous Bay Ridge corner

A bicyclist was clinging to life Thursday after being struck by an SUV at 73rd Street and Ridge Boulevard in Bay Ridge. … Full Article
 

Attempted kidnapper nabbed in Bensonhurst, cops say

Bensonhurst cops say they’ve caught the man who apparently tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy on a busy neighborhood street on Monday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Yeshiva leaders demand school zone speed cameras

Rabbi Berel Hecht can barely bring himself to watch the students at his yeshiva, Bnos Yerushalayim D'Chasidei Belz, cross the street to get to school. Drivers whipping around the corner of 15th Avenue and Dahill Road consistently endanger kids in the crosswalk. … Full Article
 

Psychology professor killed in Ditmas Park home invasion

A well-known professor of psychology was killed by a home invader on Monday night in his Ditmas Park home — and the suspect was found cowering in a closet when police arrived, police said. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridgites rally for safer streets one week after child was run down on 84th Street

Nearly 50 people rallied for safety improvements to poorly designed streets and the installation of more traffic-enforcement cameras in Bay Ridge on Sunday night, protesting at the 84th Street location where a child was gravely injured by a driver one week earlier. … Full Article

 

Board of Election panel refer Grimm ballot fraud to prosecutors

UPDATED | The city Board of Elections says the campaign of convicted felon and disgraced former Congressman Michael Grimm fraudulently tried to get a rival kicked off the ballot — and may have even committed a cr … Full Article

 

Come see landmark-worthy South Midwood

Queen Anne. Princess Anne. Freestanding Colonial Revival. They are such stuff as dreams are made on — yes, that's a Shakespeare line — if you love Victorian architecture. … Full Article
 

Come see landmark-worthy Caton Park and the Parade Ground where Sandy Koufax played baseball

What a magic place for baseball fans. The tiny neighborhood known as Caton Park is nestled up against the Prospect Park Parade Ground — where pros who earned at least 50 World Series rings played amateur baseball in their youth. … Full Article
 

Landmarks Preservation Commission nixes bid to save century-old Flatbush church

Local efforts to save the Baptist Church of the Redeemer at Cortelyou Road and Ocean Avenue in Flatbush, built in 1919, have not succeeded, and the church’s building is now slated for demolition,  … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge hotel plans roil Golden

UPDATED | A proposed six-story hotel across the street from a Bay Ridge public school would quickly be turned into a haven for the homeless, activists claim. … Full Article
 

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