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Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008

Red backpack taken at 2:30 am

Bay Ridge: Thugs attacked and robbed a teenager as he walked down 72nd Street at 2:30 am on Aug. 22. Comment.

Burglars toss senior from bed, then steal things

Bensonhurst: A 67th Street senior citizen was beaten and robbed by two men who broke into his apartment on Aug. 22. Comment.

Ridge stations too damaged to paint?

Bay Ridge: An MTA official suggested this week that a paint job won’t be enough to fix three Bay Ridge subway stations. Comments (1).

Fossella trial delayed

Bay Ridge: The drunk-driving trial against outgoing Rep. Vito Fossella has been postponed until October, due to requests from his lawyers to obtain more information about the sobriety test equipment used the night of his arrest in May, the New York Times reported this week. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 25, 2008

Bay Ridge: Steve Harrison vs. Mike McMahon in the 13th Congressional District

Bay Ridge: This is the race that almost never was. If police hadn’t arrested Rep. Vito Fossella for drunk driving in May, and if Fossella’s sleazy personal life had not come to light, at least one of the candidates — Staten Island City Councilman Mike McMahon — would have sat it out. With video … Comment.