Lander says DOT taking 2nd look at Ocean Parkway

A dangerous Kensington intersection where a woman was killed while crossing the street earlier this summer might be getting safety improvements, according to Councilman Brad Lander, who said the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is in the process of re-evaluating the corner. … Full Article

Bay Ridge crooner sings tribute to Vic Damone

Vic Damone, whose silky smooth voice won him legions of fans who romanced their sweethearts to hit songs like “On the Street Where You Live”, “What Kind of Fool Am I” and “The Glory of Love”, turned 85 years old in June. … Full Article

IT HAS RETURNED! Statue of Jesus is back in garden outside St. Anselm Church

A statue of Jesus Christ that a vandal had covered with red paint last month is back in the garden outside Saint Anselm Catholic Church in Bay Ridge and parishioners are saying prayers of gratitude. … Full Article

Catsimatidis says ‘City Council is about to put handcuffs on our police!’

Urging the City Council not to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s veto of the controversial bill to install an inspector general to oversee the Police Department, Republican mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis charged on Tuesday that the move would “handcuff” the agency and make fighting cr … Full Article

Golden, Malliotakis promote heart health

Residents of southern Brooklyn will be able to undergo testing to see if they are in danger of suffering heart attacks or strokes, thanks to two lawmakers who are teaming up to sponsor free health screenings in the district office they share. … Full Article

Bay Ridge enjoys a Summer Stroll on 3rd Avenue - no cars!

Karen Fischer and her fiancee, Peter Cipriano, were walking in the middle of the street on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge Friday evening, but they didn’t have to worry about getting hit by a car. That’s because there were no cars! … Full Article

Gentile backs de Blasio for mayor

Citing Bill de Blasio’s fight to save Long Island College Hospital, Councilman Vincent Gentile announced on Monday that he is endorsing the public advocate for mayor. … Full Article

Catholic Charities helps kids get ready for school

Children whose parents can’t afford backpacks and notebooks because of tough economic times will still be able to walk into their classes on the first day of school next month with the supplies they need, thanks to Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens which is co-sponsoring a drive to  … Full Article

Court hears new case arising from Poly Prep sex scandal

An elite Brooklyn school is in court again on an issue related to a well-publicized sex scandal case that was settled.  … Full Article

Gentile helps residents move electrical wires off their sidewalk

A potentially dangerous situation that had been festering for months on a Bensonhurst street was finally resolved, thanks to, of all things, a block party. … Full Article


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