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Chokehold case questions follow Daniel Donovan

Even if Dan Donovan prefers to talk about Iran, immigration or taxes, there's another topic the Republican congressional hopeful can't avoid: the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a police officer.

The Staten Island district attorney drew national attention when a grand jury he impaneled declined to charge a white New York Police Department officer, despite a widely watched cellphone video showing him putting the black Garner in what the medical examiner later called a fatal chokehold.


Fort training exercise pits first responders against ‘gunmen’

In a realistic drill designed to test their agility, New York City’s first responders invaded the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton to deal with a fake scenario involving two “gunmen” who “shot” six people and took hostages at the military post.

Cops, firefighters and emergency workers all played their roles in the drill, which took place on April 15, U.S. Army officials said.

Other participants played the roles of victims who had been shot.


St. Anselm pastor marks 40 years in priesthood

The Rev. Msgr. John Maloney, pastor of Saint Anselm Catholic Church in Bay Ridge, has served many masses over the years. But the mass that took place on Monday, April 20 was particularly meaningful to the clergyman. The mass celebrated the 40th Anniversary of his ordination into the priesthood.

Maloney was joined at the altar by his fellow parish priests, the Rev. Msgr. Michael Phillips, Rev. Stephen Saffron and Rev. Martin Kull, as well as Deacon Thomas Davis for the mass.


Sonic Boom: Loud lovers annoy neighbors in Bay Ridge building

Love to love you, baby! The late disco diva Donna Summer would have loved living in 7201 Ridge Blvd. But the building’s residents could sure use some earplugs.

The six-story, 59-unit apartment building located in the northern end of Bay Ridge is sex central as far as the city’s 311 system is concerned.


Brooklyn Chamber brings its road show to Bay Ridge

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce took its show on the road, hosting a meet-and-greet for its members in a Bay Ridge restaurant Wednesday evening.


‘Empty Bowls Project’ raises awareness of hunger

Visitors who come to the Fourth Avenue Presbyterian Church in Bay Ridge on May 2 will get a chance to purchase handcrafted, beautifully decorated bowls that will be on sale at the church on that day only. But the bowls aren’t going to be sold as part of a flea market.

Instead, the bowls are being put up for sale as part of a fundraiser for Bay Ridge programs that provide food for hungry people.


Daniel Roth set to play Kilgen Organ at Our Lady of Refuge Church

One of the world’s most renowned organists, Daniel Roth, will perform at Our Lady of Refuge Church in Ditmas Park, as part of a concert series for the parish’s recently restored Kilgen Pipe Organ.

Michael Barone, of the popular radio program “Pipe Dreams,” will be the emcee for the event. Stephen Buzard will conduct the Schola. Friends from Quimby Pipes Organ, David Schopp of AR Schopp’s Sons will all be present for this program of works of Sweelinck, Bach, Franck, Vierne and Mendelssohn.


Construction workers, business leaders endorse Donovan

Republican Dan Donovan, the man seen by many political observers as the front-runner in the special election for the Southwest Brooklyn-Staten Island congressional seat, has picked up two more endorsements to boost his campaign.

On Monday, the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York threw its support behind Donovan, the Staten Island district attorney who is making his first run at congress.


Malliotakis says Cuomo’s trip to Cuba is a mistake

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, whose mother Veralia left Cuba in 1959 to escape the Castro regime, is highly critical of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s trade mission to that country, charging that the idea of promoting trade will fall flat.


Window collapse raises safety concerns at Dyker Heights school

The collapse of a large window in a classroom at Dyker Heights Intermediate School on Monday is raising alarms over school safety.

Students at the school were still in shock over the incident a day later. The accident took place shortly before noon on April 20 when a window in a fourth floor classroom at the school, at 8010 12th Ave., suddenly collapsed and landed inside the classroom during a science lesson, according to officials.



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