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Saturday, May 5, 2007

The six-month solution? City: 86th Street renovation to be done faster

Bay Ridge: Merchants along 86th Street who hoped that a proposed two-year water main replacement project would be done in two segements didn’t get everything they asked for — but officials did promises to finish the job six months ahead of schedule. Comment.

Arabic TV on 94th St?

Yellow Hooker: What happened when an Arab man started digging up the sidewalk for a “television station”? The neighbors — and the community board — was just a bit concerned. Comment.

Master of disguises cashes $30,000 at phantom auto shop

Bay Ridge: A man created a new identity for himself before swindling his victim out of almost $30,000 — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst! Comment.

Sister Act 2: Sibling indicted in baby murder

Bay Ridge: The sister of the Bay Ridge woman who allegedly smothered her newborn baby girl and then left her outside to die is now facing charges of her own. Comment.

That sinking feeling

Bay Ridge: A partial building collapse during last week’s heavy rain shut down a popular Fifth Avenue men’s clothing store and also sent an old-timer to the hospital with minor injuries. Comment.