Bay News & Brooklyn Graphic

Friday, Jan. 27, 2012

Op-Ed

The Cyclone will be ‘Faster Than Ever!’

It’s winter now, and Coney Island’s amusement parks are in winter hibernation, some wrapped in plastic tarps to protect their intricate machinery from the cold salty elements while they sleep. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Erased! Kruger’s district yanked off new state senate map

Senate Republican leaders made some drastic changes to Brooklyn’s senate district lines — and did away with disgraced state Sen. Carl Kruger’s district. Comment.
Op-Ed

Let’s keep the Cyclone well-oiled and safe!

Change can be a bad thing, but in the case of the Cyclone, change can only be a good thing. It will assist in making the ride a more enjoyable experience for locals, and for the thousands who ride it from around the world. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012

Coney Island

Mezuzah madness!

The thief who stole seven Jewish blessings from the Trump Village apartments has resurfaced. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

Spellers go word-for-word in Sheepshead Bay vocab contest

Middle school students from Bay Ridge to Brighton Beach duked it out on Jan. 23 as they fought for a spot in a citywide spelling bee competition this spring. See our slideshow for all the action. Comments (1).
Brighton Beach

Fidler: I’ll stop the GOP’s red wave in Southern Brooklyn

The pol is determined to defeat the Republican push into southern Brooklyn. Comments (5).
Brighton Beach

Tiny dancers take the stage!

Fantastical modern dance performance will showcase public school kids. Comment.
Brighton Beach

End of an era: Last Kruger ‘crony’ pleads guilty

Solomon Kalish, the last defendant in a widespread scandal that exposed disgraced state Sen. Carl Kruger’s bribery scheme, threw himself on the mercy of the court last week. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012

Manhattan Beach

Slow down! Manhattan Beach group calls for reduced speed limit on ‘Oriental Autobahn’

But the grassroots group is slow on getting snail zones for its sleepy neighborhood. Comment.
Brighton Beach

Kruger’s cash cow: Pol spends campaign treasury on lawyers, prison planning — even his Albany chair!

The pol-turned-con used his campaign chest to get his affairs in order before his April sentencing. Comments (1).
Sheepshead Bay

Goon jumps 12-year-olds on Nostrand Avenue

Plus a host of other crimes from Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 23, 2012

Coney Island

More to remember: Coney museum grows

A grassroots group is expanding its operations to accomodate more artificats and oral testimonies. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 20, 2012

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012

Sheepshead Bay

Breaking: ‘Mad Max’ curses out judge while being sentenced to life

Maksim Gelman also threatened his victims’ loved ones in a stunning display of psychotic theatrics. Comments (4).
Coney Island

He went under the Boardwalk — to die

A man was found hanging from a support beam this morning, police say. Comment.

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