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Maria ‘The Ice Cream Girl’ hosts hurricane fundraiser

A legendary Bensonhurst personality is asking her fellow Brooklyn residents to open their hearts — and their wallets — for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. … Full Article

Man gets 25 years for murdering landlord with sword

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for nearly decapitating his landlord with a samurai sword before trying to flee the country. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Lawyers Association installs Margaret Stanton as president

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association continued a long tradition when it held its annual Passing of the Gavel ceremony, where it invites back many of its past presidents for the installation of its newest president, at The Pearl Room in Bay Ridge on Wednesday night. … Full Article

Quaglione’s community activism got early start

John Quaglione took his first steps on the path to becoming a civic do-gooder when he was young. … Full Article

Advocates say council bill will save hard hats’ lives

A construction site safety bill passed by the City Council on Wednesday will go a long way toward saving the lives of hard hats, according to a workers’ advocacy group that pushed for a vote on the legislation. … Full Article

Malliotakis, de Blasio take opposing sides in Trump-NFL war

The controversy over NFL players kneeling during the national anthem before games in response to President Donald Trump’s criticism of them has filtered down to New York City politics.  … Full Article

Wylde named Bay Ridge Pioneer of Third Avenue

Kathryn Wylde, the president and CEO of the Partnership for New York City who has spent more than three decades helping business owners realize their potential, has been named a Pioneer of Third Avenue by the Merchants of Third Avenue, leaders of the organization announced this week. … Full Article

Bay Ridge corner co-named for historic church

On Saturday, elected officials and members of the community attended a street naming ceremony in Bay Ridge.  “Our Lady of Angels Way” will now be posted on the corner of 73rd Street and 4th Avenue. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Avenue subway station set to reopen

Bay Ridge residents will soon be getting one of their most vital transportation links back. The R train’s Bay Ridge Avenue subway station, which has been closed for renovations since April 29, is set to reopen on Oct. 13, according to local officials. … Full Article

Court system getting Justice Dept. grant to combat drugs

Efforts by courts in New York state to prevent recidivism by convicted drug offenders will soon be getting a financial boost from the federal government, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who said the U.S. … Full Article


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