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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Vito is scam target

Bay Ridge: Mail scammers who tricked a Bay Ridge woman out of nearly $10,000 went after a bigger fish this week — the woman’s congressman, Rep. Vito Fossella. Comment

These mailmen are armed for dog

Yellow Hooker: It may be National Dog Bite Prevention Week, but local mail carriers are on step ahead of their canine enemies: they’re armed with Mace! Comments (1)

Not so great wall divides; Feuding neighbor story makes The Paper

Bay Ridge: It’s neighbor against neighbor on 87th Street, where one man is building a 60-foot wall. Comments (1)

Purse-jack on 86th St

Bay Ridge: A bride-to-be has her handbag stolen in Bay Ridge — plus all the local crime news! Comment

Black sky blues in Bensonhurst

Bay Ridge: Bensonhurst residents had a simple reaction to a new report that the air in their neighborhood was filthy: Tell me something I don’t know. “You can feel the thickness,” said John Fruente, 15-year resident of 25th Avenue. Comment

Ridge to get own Jack Bauers

Bay Ridge: An elite anti-terror response team focused on chemical, biological, and radiological attacks will soon be stationed at Fort Hamilton — as long as some final hurdles are cleared. Comment

Bad reviews for Alpine

Bay Ridge: Will the Alpine Cinema — saved last year in a much-celebrated transaction — ever return to its former glory? Comments (1)