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Grimm pushes for House action on Sandy relief

Bay Ridge
While everyone in Washington D.C. was consumed with the Fiscal Cliff on the last day of 2012, U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Brooklyn-Staten Island) was seeking to remind his fellow lawmakers that there are thousands of New Yorkers still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article
 

Citizen patrol group shares honors with cop for finding missing teen

Kensington
Their successful effort in finding a yeshiva student from Kensington who went missing for four days earned members of a citizen patrol group and a police sergeant praise and citations from elected officials during a City Hall ceremony. … Full Article
 

Settlement in sexual abuse case dating from '60s highlights issues of statute of limitations bar against victims.

Dyker Heights
Ten former students and two former summer camp attendees of the top-tier Brooklyn private school, Poly Prep Country Day School, have reached a settlement in their sexual abuse case brought against the school.  … Full Article
 

Settlement in Poly Prep sex abuse case

Dyker Heights
An elite Brooklyn prep school has agreed to settle a lawsuit over claims of sex abuse brought by former students. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge merchant makes life easier for hurricane homeowners

Bay Ridge
A casual stroll up Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge changed Walter T. Connolly’s life.  … Full Article
 

Brooklyn rabbi gets year in prison in NJ corruption case

Borough Park
TRENTON — A Brooklyn, N.Y., rabbi has been sentenced to a year in federal prison for his admitted role in a large-scale corruption and money laundering sting in New Jersey.  … Full Article
 

NY lawmakers want residents to buy only one gun a month

Flatbush
The horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has prompted Brooklyn members of the New York State Assembly to take swift action to try to end gun violence. … Full Article
 

Veteran salutes Grimm’s idea to extend bus service to VA hospital

Bay Ridge
An idea that U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-Brooklyn-Staten Island) is driving to extend bus service to the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Bay Ridge has earned a salute from a local veteran, who said it will be a tremendous help. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge councilman says 'bring expanded ferry service here'

Bay Ridge
The East River ferry service connecting Brooklyn to Manhattan is such a success, it should be expanded. That was the major thrust of a press conference Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn had on Dec. … Full Article
 

Bensonhurst scaffold collapses, no injuries

Bensonhurst
A five-story scaffold has collapsed in Brooklyn during high winds that are buffeting the New York City area. … Full Article
 

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