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College Beat: Resilient Blackbirds refuse to lose as win streak hits five

An overwhelming choice to finish atop their league and return to the NCAA Tournament for a third straight year, no one could have imagined that the Blackbirds of LIU-Brooklyn would somehow emerge as the midseason "Cinderellas" of the Northeast Conference. … Full Article

Grimm joins Dems Schumer and Gillibrand in bid to save NY's anti-terror funds

An elite anti-terror unit at the Fort Hamilton Army Base could be disbanded by the Department of Defense, a trio of lawmakers is warning. … Full Article

Democrat Felder wins plum assignment from GOP leader

By Paula Katinas Brooklyn Daily Eagle … Full Article

After playing Bensonhurst in 1970, Grateful Dead kept on truckin'

With the Dodgers’ departure in 1957, coupled with flocks of Brooklynites fleeing to suburbia and beyond, the borough for many years fell into somewhat of a slide.  More recently, though, this situation has been thoroughly reversed. … Full Article

Calling all single women! Here’s your chance to bid on a bachelor

Hey ladies! Why sit around and wait by the phone for your dream date to call when for a few bucks, you can buy him! A Bay Ridge-based charity group is hosting a Bachelor Auction to raise money to help cancer patients and has lined up a group of gorgeous guys to take part. … Full Article

Hipster Conservatives? Political party targets young people

The first ever meeting of the new Brooklyn South Conservative Club took place in a Bay Ridge bar. And the spot wasn’t picked because the fledging club couldn’t find a meeting hall, President Liam McCabe said. “We’re probably going to have all of our meetings in bars. … Full Article

Quaglione files with Campaign Finance Board for council run against Gentile

John Quaglione, a top aide to state Sen. Marty Golden who has been eyeing a City Council seat, took the first step toward running for public office when he filed paperwork with the New York City Campaign Finance Board last week. … Full Article

Bay Ridge's 4th Ave wish list

Bay Ridge residents got the chance to help the city come up with a new look for Fourth Avenue when the Department of Transportation held a workshop on Borough President Marty Markowitz’s project to turn the thoroughfare into a grand boulevard. … Full Article

2 drivers indicted in New Year’s Day Bay Ridge mayhem

A man and woman who allegedly used the same car to mow down several pedestrians and sideswipe autos on a Bay Ridge street have been indicted by a grand jury, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Community Council luncheon: Where the neighborhood's elite meet to eat

It snowed on Saturday, but luckily, the annual Bay Ridge Community Council President’s Luncheon went off without a hitch. … Full Article


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