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Monday, May 12, 2008

Vito weakened, yet Dems in turmoil

Bay Ridge: Rep. Vito Fossella’s drunk-driving arrest and subsequent admission that he fathered a child out of wedlock hasn’t only thrown the GOP into disarray — it’s apparently done the same thing to Democrats trying to pick a challenger to take on the disgraced congressman. With video … Comment.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Vito’s shame

Bay Ridge: Embattled Rep. Vito Fossella (R–Bay Ridge) will reportedly not seek re-election — a stunning bombshell that capped a topsy-turvy week that began early last Thursday with the congressman’s arrest for drunk-driving in the Virginia suburbs and subsequent reports of a possible extra-marital affair. Comment.

Vito must step aside

Editorial: The Brooklyn Paper calls for Rep. Vito Fossella to resign now rather than drag his constituents through the ongoing scandal over his drunk-driving arrest and extra-marital affair. Comment.

Cell hath no fury

Bay Ridge: Verizon tried to make peace with Bay Ridge, but parents at Ridge Avenue’s PS 185 hung up on the offer. Comments (1).

Ferry good news

Bay Ridge: The Bloomberg Administration announced this week that it will provide more than $1 million in subsidies to bring ferry service back to Sunset Park next week. Comments (1).

With a gun

Bay Ridge: A gun-toting thug robbed a 92nd Street bodega early in the morning on May 1. Plus all the crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comment.