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Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008

Not-so-quick fix for VZ toll plaza

Bay Ridge: Twenty-one years after one-way tolling began on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the toll bays on the Brooklyn-bound side of the span will finally be removed. In six more years, that is. Comment.

Cops nab hotel stabber

Bay Ridge: Police in Bay Ridge have arrested a woman and charged her with fatally stabbing a man in the Best Western Gregory Hotel last month. Comment.

Hurst pulls out big guns vs. trash site

Bay Ridge: Opponents of a city plan to put a garbage transfer station along Gravesend Bay have new ammunition in their fight — actual ammunition that they say is sitting underwater. Comments (4).

Bad order

Bay Ridge: Yet another Chinese food deliveryman was robbed, this time at knifepoint in a Bay 17th Street building on Jan. 9. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.

Sweepscam

Bay Ridge: A 64-year-old Bay Ridge man is the latest victim of a widespread Canadian-based sweepstakes scam. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights’ 68th Precinct. Comment.

We the People, with carrot juice!

Bay Ridge: The Constitution can make you healthy. That’s the word over at Bay Ridge’s Appletree Natural Foods shop, which, in the spirit of the presidential primary season, has set aside an entire window for a gigantic display of our nation’s founding document. Comments (11).