Bay Ridge Courier

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Fort Hamilton

Meet the new boss: Ft. Hamilton welcomes new commander

There is a new top dog at the Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Thief takes off with power tools

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Thief speeds off in delivery man’s car

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Bensonhurst

Traffic tragedy in Bath Beach

An 80-year-old woman is dead after a driver struck her on a Bath Beach street July 25. Comment.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine sweats it out when batteries die

Look, the Screecher is still going, but not having air conditioning isn’t going to be easy. Comment.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Bay Ridge

Ridge cops searching for larceny crew

Police are searching for four teens they say went on a cash- and purse-snatching spree in Bay Ridge on June 9. Comment.
Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge pumps up the volume!

A big weekend of live music is ready to rock the Ridge! Comment.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Bay Ridge

It’s Ramadan in the Ridge!

Ramadan is about fasting — but at the end of the day, it’s also about food. Comments (3).

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bay Ridge

Calls for unity as Islamophobic harassment rocks Ridge

Jewish and Muslim leaders came together on Tuesday to denounce two weekend incidents in which people bearing Israeli flags targeted Bay Ridge Muslims at mosques, prompting one set of worshippers to hurl bottles back. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Summer yoga in the park

Namaste, Bay Ridge! Comment.
Bensonhurst

Cops: Man steals neighbor’s cash, counter-top stove

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Grocery goon steals shopper’s handbag

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment.
Bay Ridge

This stroll is on a roll!

Bay Ridge’s newest block party got off on the right foot this year. Comment.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Harbor Watch

At ease, soldier

The National Guard held a family day cookout and awards ceremony at Fort Hamilton on July 13 to thank its members for their service. Comment.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Big Screecher

Carmine murders his mother tongue, and cheers on a local opera star!

This week, it’s the best of both worlds for the Screecher! Comment.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

Walking on Third Ave. sunshine

The Summer Stroll on Third Avenue is back, and don’t it feel good? Comment.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Bay Ridge

Filmmaker raises eyebrows in Ridge’s Muslim community

A filmmaker is in Bay Ridge casting Arabic-speaking families for a human rights film, but some area Muslims fear the production will be a smear job against Islam. Comment.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Bay Ridge

Conman scams little old lady

A common con leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment.
Bensonhurst

Cops: Father and son beat teens with bat

A Bay Parkway beat down leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Bay Ridge

Wounded Warrior softball team inspires in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge hosted a softball game over the weekend to honor those who went to bat for our country. Comment.
Dyker Heights

Bike bandit strikes Dyker

Police are searching for a man suspected of stealing a bicycle from a 64th Street garage in Dyker Heights. Comment.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Bay Ridge

Fat funds for fixing Ridge parks

It’s game, set and match for long-awaited repairs to Bay Ridge parks. Comment.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Bay Ridge

Cops: Help catch these Ridge thieves

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with a pair of purse snatchings in Bay Ridge. Comment.

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