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Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

This bites!

Bay Ridge: Talk about bookworms! Workers renovating the Fort Hamilton Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library in Bay Ridge discovered that termites had chewed through wooden beams in the 104-year-old building, which is undergoing a $3.6-million rehab. Comment.

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

Ridge roid rage: Lowen’s former owner indicted

Bay Ridge: The former owners of Lowen’s, a Bay Ridge pharmacy whose ex-proprietor committed suicide last year as cops closed in during a drug probe, have been charged with conspiring to illegally distribute steroids. Comment.

A crime in Limbaugh

Bay Ridge: OxyContin — Rush Limbaugh’s supposed drug of choice — is stolen from a Fourth Avenue pharmacy. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comments (6).

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