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Recchia vows to fight for Fort Hamilton

Bay Ridge
Former Democratic councilman Domenic Recchia, who is seeking to oust Republican U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm in November, vowed that if he is elected, he will fight to spare the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton from a Pentagon budget ax. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge mom organizes blood drive in memory of her son

Bay Ridge
Mathiew Johnson, a school custodian, always joined his mother June Johnson when she went to donate blood at various blood drives in their community of Bay Ridge over the years. … Full Article
 

Merchants, city workers help lead cops to scam suspects

Bay Ridge
They picked the wrong people to scam. … Full Article
 

MTA gives progress report on Montague Street tunnel repairs

Bay Ridge
Take heart, R train riders! The Montague Street Tunnel repair project is moving along on schedule and the tube will likely reopen in October – 14 months after it was closed. … Full Article
 

Golden defends charter schools

Bay Ridge
While several of his fellow southern Brooklyn elected officials were criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio over Hizzoner’s decision to allow plans for two charter schools to share space with traditional public schools in Bensonhurst to move forward, state Sen. … Full Article
 

De Blasio's approval of Bensonhurst charter schools angers pols, parents

Bensonhurst
Mayor Bill de Blasio overruled plans for three charter schools to share space with regular public schools that had been previously approved by his predecessor Michael Bloomberg, but in his decision, announced on Feb. … Full Article
 

OPINION: A smaller hospital: better than none

Midwood
As readers of this paper know by now, after various legal machinations that are too complex to repeat here, SUNY has gone back to the drawing board and issued a new RFP for Long Island College Hospital. … Full Article
 

PS/IS 104 hosts International Brotherhood Tea

Bay Ridge
At PS/IS 104 in Bay Ridge, the students wear T-shirts emblazoned with a Superman logo on the front. On the back is a slogan, “PS/IS 104 puts a stop to bullying.” … Full Article
 

68th Precinct commander warns: Scammers are pros

Bay Ridge
The crooks behind the Green Dot MoneyPak scam are pros that could make even the most cynical citizen fall for their tricks, a police commander in Bay Ridge warned. … Full Article
 

Is Fort Hamilton on the chopping block?

Bay Ridge
The U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton could be targeted for closure if budget cuts outlined on Monday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel become a reality. … Full Article
 

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