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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

Army Corps of Engineers helping FEMA

A unit based at the Fort Hamilton Army Base in Bay Ridge is playing an important role in the post-Sandy cleanup and rebuilding effort in the tri-state area, according to officials. … Full Article

Hurricane relief efforts reach fever pitch

Help is starting to reach the victims whose homes were destroyed and whose lives were uprooted by Hurricane Sandy, according to Brooklyn lawmakers and civic leaders, who said the borough is mobilized on both governmental and grass roots levels to provide assistance on everything from temporary ho … Full Article

Bay Ridge state senate race bitter to the end

The bitter race between incumbent state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) and his Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes, a contest punctuated by sharp exchanges between the two at debates, proved to be hot right to the end. … Full Article

Tigers go down to the wire to earn first win of the season

Fort Hamilton had been there before. Just last week, the 0-7 Tigers let the game slipped through their hands in a last minute loss to Boys High. This week the Tigers found themselves in similar straits with Grand Street at the 4-yard line on a first and ten with 10 seconds left on the clock. … Full Article

Bay Ridge political races feature diverse candidates

With Campaign 2012 winding down to a precious few days, candidates for local congressional and state legislative seats are busy making last minute pitches to voters in the hope of swaying the election their way. … Full Article

Hurricane aftermath: cleanup begins

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, residents and business owners in southern Brooklyn began assessing the damage the storm brought and started making plans to clean up the mess thr storm left behind. … Full Article

Significant hurricane damage in southwest Brooklyn, officials say

Hurricane Sandy showed her wrath in Bay Ridge and other neighborhoods in southwest Brooklyn in a variety of ways, including toppling trees, knocking out electrical power to thousands of residents, and breaching the seawall on Shore Parkway, according to local officials. … Full Article


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