I was delighted to read that an Aldi food market, already open in Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx, will finally be coming to Brooklyn (“The shuttered Pathmark on Nostrand Avenue will soon get a tenant, sources say,” online Oct. 9). Comment.
The city admitted that it it did not notify the community before it opened a truancy center in Midwood — but says the widely panned facility will stay exactly where it is despite the neighborhood’s battle to stop it. Comment.
Bay Ridge’s pooches came out in their finest Halloween costumes for the annual Canine Costume Contest at the Narrows Botanical Gardens’ Harvest Festival on Sunday. For all the fall festivities, see our slideshow. Comment.
Bloopers by the Board of Elections prevented nearly half of the 45th District’s independents from voting for him in the primary last month, charged still-smarting Russell Gallo, a former military cop in the Middle East who says he’s seen better managed elections in war-torn Iraq. Comment.
McKee-Staten Island Tech Seagulls’ running back Andrew Blandino proved himself a home-wrecker on Saturday night, crushing the Madison Knights’ hopes of a homecoming victory with three touchdowns in the Staten Island school’s sweeping 22–0 victory. Comment.
Jimmy Wolfer’s 24-yard field goal in overtime handed the Bishop Ford Falcons its second straight loss this season against Manhattan’s Xavier Knights, who pulled out a 17–14 win in a Catholic High School Football League Class AA-A game at Aviator Sports Complex on Saturday night. Comment.
Environmentalists are questioning the clean bill of health National Grid is giving Paerdegat Basin, claiming that the company being accused of dumping up to 1,400 gallons of oil and gasoline into the waterway shouldn’t be taking part in the investigation. Comment.