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Police & Fire Source: NYPD

Police are turning to the public for help in locating a Bay Ridge man who disappeared from Dyker Heights yesterday. Benedetto Bonello, 86, was last seen on June 30, at 5:30pm, at the corner of 78th Street and 15th Avenue. Bonello is 5 feet 2 inches, 135 pounds, and was last seen wearing a blue cap, a blue,  short-sleeved…

News & Features Source: NYPD

Funeral arrangements have been set for Officer Wenjian Liu, a Gravesend resident who was ambushed and brutally murdered, along with Officer Rafael Ramos of Cypress Hills, while sitting in a patrol car outside a Brooklyn housing project. Aievoli Funeral Home (located at 1275 65th Street in Bay Ridge) confirmed that the viewing will be held there on Sunday,…

News & Features Source: Flickr/24736216@N07

Several elected officials from both sides of the bridge say they are boycotting today’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, due to the MTA’s proposed fare hike, which would raise the bridge’s cash toll to $16. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo are among those who said they won’t attend stating, “there is…

Events Source: Flickr/76807015@N03

I probably sound like a broken record at this point, but the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 on Friday, and there are anniversary parties happening all over the Brooklyn and Staten Island all week. For many of us in southwest Brooklyn, the bridge is a fixture our lives. It is a landmark, a major commuting artery, a photographer’s…

News & Features

By Bailey Wolff The Bay Ridge Real Estate Board hosted a “Meet the Candidates Event” Wednesday night at the Dyker Heights Golf Course. Present at the forum was four-term incumbent of the 46th District, Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, and his opponent, first time political hopeful, Stamatis Lilikakis. Vice President of the Bay Ridge Real Estate Board Aldo Iemma…

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The following is a press release from Councilman Vincent Gentile: Starting next week you’ll have even more access to Deputy Leader Councilman Vincent J. Gentile and his hardworking staff. Councilman Gentile, acknowledging that not everyone can stop by his office during the day, is announcing late night hours in his new office every Wednesday. Starting…

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