Most subway riders would like the train to arrive faster so that they can get to their destination quicker. But Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) is taking the opposite approach. … Full Article
Sandy Irrera’s house is usually filled with gift baskets during the Christmas holiday season. But they’re not baskets filled with gifts for her husband Tommy or their daughters Nanci or Tiffany. … Full Article
New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack will be the guest speaker at a meeting of the Dyker Heights Civic Association on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 8 p.m., at Saint Phillip’s Episcopal Church Hall, at 1072 80th St. … Full Article
In the wake of the shootings of three police officers, state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) said he’s going to keep pushing to reinstate capital punishment for cop killers in New York until a new law is on the books. … Full Article
Brooklyn web entrepreneur Elissa Shevinsky is hoping to shake up the borough's online dating world with two new websites that allow singles to declare they’re looking for “Casual Sex.” That's just one of the options in a range that runs from casual to "Long Term Relationship." … Full Article
Four firefighters and one civilian suffered minor injuries during an early morning fire in Borough Park.
Firefighters responded to the blaze at the three-story residential building at 1029 42nd Street at 6:32 a.m. Friday. … Full Article