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Bay Ridge business leaders collect toys for kids

The holiday shopping season got off to a festive start for the Bay Ridge Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District as members got together for a party on Dec. 3.  … Full Article

Principal of Jewish HS found guilty of molesting 3 brothers

The former principal of a private school in Bensonhurst has been convicted of multiple counts of sexually abusing three young brothers, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced Dec. 3. … Full Article

Fontbonne girls win volleyball championship

Hurricane Sandy forced the postponement of the Brooklyn Catholic Diocese junior varsity volleyball championship tournament but the super-storm didn’t put a damper on the games. … Full Article

Norse pride in Bay Ridge: Collecting cash for the 17th of May

The 17th of May Parade in Bay Ridge, an event celebrating the heritage of the neighborhood’s small but proud Norwegian-American community, will get off on the right foot, according to organizers, who held a party on Dec. 2 to raise funds for next spring's march. … Full Article

Holiday crime threat: Don’t let strangers into your house, precinct council warns

The 68th Precinct Community Council has issued a warning to residents of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights to be on their guard against scam artists posing as city water inspectors. It happened once and it could happen again, Community Council President Ilene Sacco said. … Full Article

Control of NYS Senate is up for grabs — again

ALBANY — A remake of the bold 2009 struggle for power within New York's Senate is now playing. Whether its plot mirrors the productive, if messy, politics portrayed in "Lincoln" or the gangland of "Lord of the Flies" won't be clear for weeks. … Full Article

Retired salon owner loves life on cutting edge

Renee Rizzo, 93, isn’t enjoying along, happy retirement, at least not yet. Yes, she’s retired from her job as the owner of a hair salon in Bay Ridge. And she’s happy. But a long retirement? Well, it really hasn’t been that long since she put down her scissors and styling comb. … Full Article

Bay Ridge helping homeless hurricane victims

Residents of Staten Island, the Rockaways, and Breezy Point who lost their homes to the destructive forces of Hurricane Sandy are finding sympathy and support from people in Bay Ridge, according to neighborhood officials and leaders at local religious institutions.   … Full Article

Bensonhurst deli takes bite out of Sen. Marty Golden

That Marty Golden, he’s such a ham! Well, actually, he’s a chicken cutlet. … Full Article


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