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Thursday, July 31, 2008

What a drag for Ridge bank

Bay Ridge: A Sovereign Bank on Fifth Avenue was robbed by a man in full female regalia — including fake boobs! Comments (4)

GOP pol has a lot of promises

Bay Ridge: In an early swipe at an opponent in the race to succeed scandal-ridden Rep. Vito Fossella, former Republican Assemblyman Robert Straniere assailed Councilman Mike McMahon as a tax-and-spend Democrat, one of the oldest curses in an old political book. Comment

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Man mugged on way out of subway

Bay Ridge: Two men beat and robbed a 33-year-old man as he exited a Fourth Avenue subway station — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comment

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He was carrying $20K in cash — but not for long

Bensonhurst: Thieves stole $20,000 from a man on 78th Street — plus all the other crime news from Bensonohurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Monday, July 28, 2008

‘Green Church’ sent back to drawing board

Bay Ridge: The city shot down preliminary plans for a residential building at the site of Fourth Avenue’s soon-to-be-demolished “Green Church” — but the rejection didn’t deter church officials and builders from their controversial plan to level the 109-year-old house of worship to construct condos and a smaller church. Comments (5)