Brooklyn Today December 13: MTA's Plan to Add 200 Diesel Buses Could Create Health Crisis

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 33°, Night 24°, Partly Sunny and Windy … Full Article

Tuesday December 12, Our World in Pictures

ISRAEL — Spiritual Leader Dies: Ultra-Orthodox Jews gather at the funeral of Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman in Bnei Brak on Tuesday. … Full Article

DOT: BQE rehab must be completed by 2026 or trucks could be diverted through residential streets

At a meeting hosted by the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) Monday night, concerned Brooklyn residents heard new information about the timeline of the massive Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) rehabilitation project. … Full Article

L-Train Shutdown: MTA’s plan to add 200 diesel buses could create health crisis

Asthma attacks, pneumonia, pulmonary cancer. These are only a few of the respiratory and lung diseases that one can acquire from air pollution. … Full Article

Report: Sisters of Mercy sell Angel Guardian Home

A large piece of property the size of three football fields where the Sisters of Mercy operated an orphanage for more than 80 years has been sold by the Catholic religious order, according to a published report. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s special relationship to ‘Saturday Night Fever’

It was the blockbuster hit movie that turned John Travolta into a superstar and put Bay Ridge on the map. “Saturday Night Fever,” featuring pulsating disco music by the Bee Gees, opened in movie theaters 40 years ago this week. … Full Article

Accused NYC subway bomber expected to face federal charges

A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while federal prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, officials said. … Full Article

Local civic groups distribute gift cards at Fort Hamilton’s annual children’s holiday party

The Rotary Club of Verrazano, the Salaam Club of New York and the Bay Ridge Community Council (BRCC) joined forces to bring an extra bit of holiday cheer to the children of servicemen and women at the Fort Hamilton Army base in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today December 12: Times Square Subway Bomber Is a Canarsie Resident

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 47°, Night 24°, Chance Rain then Slight Chance Rain … Full Article

City postpones big Bay Ridge water main project

The city is still coming to Bay Ridge to replace water mains but the project has been postponed until after Christmas, according to Community Board 10 officials. … Full Article


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