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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

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


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