Fort Hamilton dedicates bluff in memory of a fallen soldier

At the Fort Hamilton Army Base there is a bluff on the waterfront that offers a breathtaking view of the Narrows and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. … Full Article

Regina Opera presents Verdi’s `La Traviata’ as season finale

As part of the worldwide bicentennial tribute to Italy’s great composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), on Saturday June 8, the Regina Opera presented his masterpiece, “La Traviata,” for the finale of its 43rd season at its new theatre at O … Full Article

Toys ‘R’ US reopens June 28 at Caesar’s Bay mall

Bensonhurst residents will once again have a place to buy toys for their children. … Full Article

Rotten roadways anger Bay Ridge residents

The sorry shape of local streets is driving Bay Ridge residents crazy! … Full Article

Three-alarm fire tears through a row of Dyker Heights shops

A three-alarm fire ripped through a row of stores on a commercial strip of 11th Avenue in Dyker Heights, decimating the shops and injuring three firefighters Monday night, according to the Fire Department. … Full Article

Bay Ridge's Telecom wins first PSAL baseball championship

Ed D'Alessio has managed the High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology baseball team to the playoffs every single year he has coached the  … Full Article

Nadler wants to ease tax burden on large families

In the 2003 movie “Cheaper by the Dozen,” Steve Martin played the hapless father of 12 children and had audiences laughing in the aisles. But in real life, many families with a lot of children struggle financially, according to US Rep. Jerrold Nadler. … Full Article

City Council scrutinizes ‘pop up’ senior centers

They’re called “pop up” senior citizen centers because they suddenly appear out of nowhere, usually opening up in a storefront location in a community with signs promising to give older adults an array of health and educational services. … Full Article

Not In Our House: Bensonhurst goes into battle against graffiti vandals

Marty Golden grabbed the paint spray hose, aimed it at the wall, and fired. Out came a splash of yellow paint, firing out of the hose like bullets out of a machine gun. Golden, a state senator, had a big smile on his face. … Full Article

Gentile warns crooks, ‘Smile, you’re on camera!’

The area in and around Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue is going to be a lot safer once the New York Police Department installs new hi-tech Argus surveillance cameras on the shopping strip, Councilman Vincent Gentile predicted. … Full Article


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