$5K reward in shopkeeper’s death

The death of Bensonhurst shopkeeper Isaac Kadare, whose body was discovered with a head injury on Thursday night in his Amazing 99 cents Deals shop on 86th Street, has been ruled a homicide by the city Medical Examiner’s Office. … Full Article

Bensonhurst merchant found dead in store

UPDATED 8 AM Police are investigating the death of a shopkeeper discovered with a head injury inside his Brooklyn discount store. … Full Article

Sinkhole forms on Bay Ridge street

Another large sinkhole has opened up on a Bay Ridge street. The 25-foot by 20-foot hole formed at about 5 p.m. Wednesday on 79th Street near Fifth avenue. Video of the gaping hole shows parked cars teetering on the edge. … Full Article

ABBA tribute concert tops Bay Ridge ‘Night Out’

The 68th Precinct Community Council is using music to bring neighborhood residents and police together in the hope of forging a partnership to fight crime. … Full Article

88-year-old Bay Ridge woman recalls deciphering WWII Japanese code

Ruth Soranno wanted to enlist in the U.S. Navy after Pearl Harbor.

“But the Navy wouldn’t take you until you were 20, so I had to wait a little while,” she said. … Full Article

Travel agency owner helps keep Bay Ridge parks clean

June Marcus grew up in Bensonhurst, but, as a teenager, she would often ride her bicycle along the Shore Road Promenade from Bay Parkway to the 69th Street Pier. The stunning views of the Lower Manhattan skyline took her breath away. … Full Article

Fresh plea for info on murder of Bay Ridge merchant

“We know somebody saw something,” state Sen. Marty Golden said outside Valentino Fashion at 7718 5th Ave. … Full Article

Fresh push to bring ferry to Bay Ridge and Coney Island

A bipartisan group of elected officials is floating the idea of expanding the city’s East River commuter ferry service to Bay Ridge and Coney Island. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton’s new commander served in Iraq

The Fort Hamilton Army Base, the city’s only active military post, has a new commanding officer.

A “Change of Command” ceremony was held at the fort Wednesday morning to officially install Col. Eluyn Ginés as the new leader of the historic base. … Full Article

Take a 'Summer Stroll on 3rd’ tonight in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge shopkeepers hoping to drum up business in the sleepy summertime will stage a second “Summer Stroll on 3rd" this Friday night. … Full Article


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