Dyker Heights

Worries mount over Sandy’s economic impact

Bensonhurst officials said they are growing increasingly concerned over the economic impact Hurricane Sandy is having on their community. … Full Article

Bensonhurst board chairman asks ‘Where’s the gas?’

On the eve of the start of city-imposed gasoline rationing, the chairman of the Bensonhurst community board railed against city and state government for what he charged was the lack of candor from officials about the seriousness of transportation woes in the southern Brooklyn region. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Democrats lament election losses

The election last week proved to be successful for Democrats in Brooklyn, with the party’s incumbents in congressional and state legislative races winning re-election in the vast majority of races around the borough.  And then there’s Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Cops hunt suspect in attempted rape in Bay Ridge

Police have circulated a sketch of a suspect they are seeking following the attempted rape of a woman on a Bay Ridge street during the early morning hours of Nov. 3. … Full Article

District 20 council votes to rezone Bay Ridge schools

For years, educators and parents in School District 20 (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) have been lamenting the fact that children have to sit in crowded classrooms due to the high enrollments in many of the schools. … Full Article

Law firm’s workshop aimed at Baby Boomers

The law firm of Grimaldi & Yeung LLP will hold a workshop aimed at assisting people in the Baby Boom generation to plan for retirement. The seminar, called “What Baby Boomers Need To Know to Maximize Retirement Income,” will take place on Thursday, Nov. … Full Article

‘Sandy’ election turns into good night for incumbents

In an election threatened to be overshadowed by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, most of the incumbents in southern Brooklyn running for re-election handily won their contests on Nov. 6. … Full Article

Rep. Grimm re-elected in Bay Ridge amid FBI probe

Rep. Michael Grimm has won his bid for a second term in Congress representing Bay Ridge and Staten Island. According to unofficial results Tuesday night, the Republican defeated Democratic businessman Mark Murphy in the 11th Congressional District. … Full Article

Third Ave. Merchants dedicate Pioneer awards hurricane victims

The victims of Hurricane Sandy were on the minds and in the hearts of the Merchants of Third Avenue and guests at the business group’s 19th Annual Pioneer Awards reception Monday night in Bay Ridge. Not only did the organization’s leaders postpone the reception for one week, from Oct. 29 to Nov. … Full Article

Sandy forces theater troupe to move

If the members of Narrows Community Theater could talk to Hurricane Sandy, they would tell the horrible hurricane that they’re not, “Crazy for You.” … Full Article


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