Bay News

Monday, March 12, 2012

Coney Island

Escape artist braves Coney Aquarium plunge

Go for the penguins and walruses. Stay for the daring underwater escape act. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Parents: Save Grady High!

Parents, teachers and students say Grady High School has improved over the last two years and shouldn’t be closed this summer. The city disagrees, claiming Grady is far from a grade-A school. Comments (2).

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Fidler on the rebound!

Councilman Lew Fidler is out of the hospital, and claims that his two weeks away from his constituents hasn’t affected his chances of winning state Sen. Carl Kruger’s seat. Comments (11).
Standing O

The puck stops here!

Hockey fan Gus Eisenstein, son of our very own Pigskin Prognosticator Ida Eisenstein, dropped the ceremonial first puck at the Feb. 23 Brooklyn Aviators’ game against Canada’s Akwesasne Warriors. Gus gave the team some much needed luck as the A’s ended their four-game losing streak by freezing the Canuks 7-1. Comment.
BoroBeat

PS 255 students skip TV for Family Math Night!

The annual event drew quite the crowd as kids and parents saw just how fun math can be. Comment.

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Judge: Rep. Bob Turner’s days are numbered

A U.S. magistrate judge responsible for drawing up congressional redistricting lines wants to boot the freshman lawmaker out of Brooklyn. Comments (3).
Sheepshead Bay

Fidler’s state senate bid in traction

The Councilman’s extended hospital stay has some wondering if his campaign to replace disgraced state Sen. Carl Kruger is in jeopardy. Comments (7).
Manhattan Beach

City: Synagogue’s noisy air conditioning unit is illegal

The Department of Buildings says that Congregation Shaare Torah put in its loud air conditioning unit without the proper permits, but all the city can do about it is mediate the ongoing dispute between the house of worship and two Holocaust survivors who have been complaining about the industrial-sized AC for years. Comments (5).
BoroBeat

Gerritsen Beach school protests teacher data reports

Educators, students, and parents say the subpar ratings given to PS 277 teachers are wrong. Comment.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

No Pleasure: Community panel rejects controversial Ave. U night spot

Community Board 15 threw out a club owner’s request for a liquor license — for the third time! Comment.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Brighton Beach

Feline face off!

A Brighton Beach cat hoarder has taken steps to put all but 10 of her 45 felines up for adoption, but she’s refusing to give up the rest — even as she faces eviction. Comments (2).
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