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Bay Ridge–Bensonhurst

Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007

Vito’s bus adjustment requires sprint

Bay Ridge: Be prepared to speed up your pace if you want to take advantage of a change made to speed up your morning commute. Comment.

Word on the Arab ‘street’? Shhh…

Bay Ridge: The execution of Saddam Hussein was big news from the Euphrates to YouTube. But along Bay Ridge’s heavily Arab-American Fifth Avenue, the death of the tyrant was greeted with silence. Comment.

The year in crime for Ridge, Bensonhursturst

Bay Ridge: A new year means a new chance to see whether crime is up or down. Here’s how Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst precincts fared for the just-ended calendar year. Comment.

Bank robber drops gun, picks up cash

Bay Ridge: An armed thief dropped his loaded weapon, but escaped with more than $2,200 when he robbed a Fifth Avenue bank on Dec. 30, police said. Comment.