Bay Ridge Courier

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

Bay Ridge

UPDATE: Two of Ridge’s ‘gun-running’ cops were community heroes

Two of the eight cops busted on Tuesday for allegedly running guns and stolen cigarettes were frequently awarded by Bay Ridge community groups — and one was even honored by the neighborhood’s law-and-order state senator. Comment.
Bay Ridge

At Owls Head, the stink remains the same

Some residents say the stink coming from the Owl’s Head sewage treatment plant has not improved since the city invested $50 million to get rid of it. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Pols: Let’s talk about sex (not!)

Borough Republicans are just saying “no” to Mayor Bloomberg’s sex-ed initiative, demanding that the city offer parents the ability to opt out in favor of abstinence-only education. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Goons rob crime-fighting brothers

And the owner says that they got off lucky! Comment.
Bay Ridge

Feds nab Bay Ridge cops in alleged gun-running scheme

Five police officers from the 68th Precinct in Bay Ridge were moonlighting as gunrunners and cigarette bootleggers, say federal agents who arrested them on Tuesday after a two-year investigation which culminated with a sting operation in last month. Comments (2).
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Grab your partner! Down-home hoedown celebrates newly renovated park

Ridgites do-si-doed during a rootin’, tootin’ family hoedown at Owls Head Park on Saturday. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011

Bay Ridge

‘Novice’ to challenge Rep. Grimm for Ridge seat

A political nobody who has only voted once in his life came out swinging against freshman Rep. Michael Grimm, announcing last Thursday his candidacy to represent Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights and calling the incumbent a “mouthpiece” for the Republican elite. Comments (1).

Monday, Oct. 24, 2011

Bay Ridge

It’s a donut, no it’s a burger! Who cares? It’s delicious

The geniuses at Burger Bistro in Bay Ridge have done the impossible: created a donut burger. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 21, 2011

Bay Ridge

Doused! Cops say they’ve caught ‘splash-and-dash’ crew

Police say they’ve arrestd the thieves who have hit more than 60 stores throughout southern Brooklyn. Comment.

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