Bay Ridge–Bensonhurst

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Ridge synagogue for sale

Bay Ridge: A Bay Ridge synagogue with a shrinking congregation decided on Wednesday to tear down its sanctuary and sell a portion of its Fourth Avenue property to a developer. Comments (2)

Powers that be

Bay Ridge: Brooklyn Republicans have joined their Staten Island bedfellows and endorsed dark-horse candidate Francis Powers to retain GOP control of the seat held by outgoing, and disgraced, Rep. Vito Fossella — and at the same time, Democrats are increasingly uniting behind their candidate, Councilman Mike McMahon. Comment

Capano gunning for assembly

Bay Ridge: A staffer in embattled Rep. Vito Fossella’s Bay Ridge office says his boss’s tarnished reputation won’t hurt him in his just-announced run for the Assembly. Comments (1)


Bay Ridge: A woman was fooled by the old ketchup trick after she left an 86th Street bank on May 30, cops said. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comment

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