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Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007

Green warrior gets litter ticket!

Bay Ridge: Here’s a story about the Bensonhurst environmentalist…who got a littering ticket! Comment.

Cut! Ridge councilman wants crackdown on filming

Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge councilman wants to crack down on film crews hogging scarce parking spaces at the expense of local motorists — but the city wants to keep the cameras rolling on … and the dollars rolling in. Comment.

One crook got really tired out on 84th Street

Bay Ridge: Two cars have all their tires stolen on the same night! Comment.

Gentile is the new critter ridder

Bay Ridge: Happy Valentine’s Day from Councilmember Vince Gentile! Now, go out and scare some raccoons. The Bay Ridge Democrat announced this week that his office would begin distributing “Critter Ridder,” a humane raccoon repellant. Comment.

Searching for Tony Manero

Yellow Hooker: Our columnist goes in search of Brooklyn’s (Increasingly) Little Italy. Comments (2).

New market for Dyker Heights

Bay Ridge: A former Dyker Heights movie theater that the city hoped to turn into a school will instead become a grocery store — and local residents are overjoyed. Comment.

Bensonhurst volunteer ambulance in last-ditch effort to survive

Bay Ridge: The Bensonhurst Volunteer Ambulance Service has put its building up for sale in a last-ditch effort to save the 30-year-old life-saving institution. Comments (1).

Ovington nearing history

Bay Ridge: The city Landmarks Preservation Commission is considering a request by residents to create a historic district on Ovington Avenue between Third and Ridge avenues. Comments (3).