Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008

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‘Nuisance’ dollar vans - Hendrickson St. residents cry foul on their block

Hendrickson Street is the prime target for speeding dollar van drivers, according to Marine Park residents. Comment.
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Spotlight on Columbus parade grand marshals

Italian-Americans jumpstarted Columbus Day festivities by fêting parade honorees with a brunch in Bensonhurst. Comment.
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Smile, you’ve got dental coverage

Sixteen-month-old Pacific walrus Akituusaq shows off his new set of titanium crowns at his home in Sea Cliffs at the New York Aquarium. “Aki” was fitted with these crowns by Wildlife Conservation Society Global Health Program veterinarians working with a dental consultant to protect his tusks from damage during growth. Aki seems to be adjusting well to his new armor. The New York Aquarium is located on Surf Avenue at West Eighth Street in Coney Island. For more, call 718-265-FISH or visit www.nyaquarium.com. Comment.
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Park vandals continue damage

Vandals are setting benches and swings in Marine Park ablaze, according to residents. Comment.
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Milking motorists for cash

With approximately 40,000 tickets written citywide on a daily basis, Monday through Friday, it should come as no surprise that Brooklyn residents feel they are the cash cows the city is milking to line its coffers. Comment.
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Fidler faces backlash - Voters jeer ‘self-serving’ NYC councilman

By voting to extend term limits, City Councilmember Lew Fidler ignored the wishes of his constituents, according to angry Marine Park residents. Comment.
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Brooklyn biggest bill producers - NYPIRG scorecard on local legislators

When it comes to drafting legislation in Albany, some Brooklyn lawmakers are eager bill writers. Comment.
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Boating accident victims laid to rest - Mourners pay final respects to young men

As the morning sunlight accentuated the stained glass window depicting Mother Mary cradling the baby Jesus, two beloved youths from Dyker Heights were mourned at Regina Pacis Church before a visibly moved community. Comment.
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Black eye for E. 24th St. permit

Concern over inadequate notification to nearby residents of a proposed Midwood home expansion has caused Community Board 14 to vote at its October meeting to oppose the a special permit for 1155 East 24th Street. Comment.
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BIG SCREECHER - Barry Fein, BWECC’S 2008 Man of the Year

At the Bensonhurst West End Community Council’s 48 Gala being celebrated at the beautiful El Caribe on Wednesday, November 19th where BWECC will honor its Man, Woman, Couple, Parent , Educator and Network Leader of the Year, the guests will be treated to the dry humor of Barry Fein for the last time, inasmuch as Barry will be retiring in December. Comment.

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