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Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2008

Volleybrawl in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge residents are afraid of volleyball punks. Comments (1).

Abandoned ship

Coney Island: It’s a race against time to save two iconic structures from the recently closed Astroland park in Coney Island. Comments (5).

Guns ablaze in the ‘Hurst

Bensonhurst: Two kids are mugged 10 minutes apart. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comments (2).

A 10-year-old is mugged!

Bay Ridge: It’s just wrong: A 10-year-old kid is mugged. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008

Fossella to exit stage, right? Um, maybe not

Politicrasher: Disgraced and retired — but apparently still beloved — Rep. Vito Fossella may have been fresh from his sentencing last week in Virginia to five days in jail for drunk driving, but he was hailed on Staten Island on Sunday in what looked a lot more like a political comeback than a send-off. Comment.

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Friday, Dec. 12, 2008

Exclusive! Green Church to become a school

Bay Ridge: The city is moving towards buying the land that was once home to Bay Ridge’s beloved, but now-demolished, “Green Church” for a new school, The Brooklyn Paper has learned. Comments (2).

Ferry bad news: 69th Street sunk

Bay Ridge: A plan to bring much-desired ferry service to the 69th Street pier in Bay Ridge appears to have run aground — in Sunset Park. Comments (1).