SEEN IN PHOTOS: Last Saturday, the Dyker Heights Athletic Association and St. Bernadette Knights recruited over 500 children to run in order to raise funds for the Olivia Boccuzzi Foundation.
TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: As the NYC Department of Transportation unveils a series of traffic-calming measures for Fourth Avenue to mixed reactions, State Senator Marty Golden and the police union are lobbying Albany lawmakers to nix a speed camera demonstration program previously approved by the New York State Assembly.
NEWS: An off-duty New York City police officer was arrested this past weekend and charged with driving under the influence on the streets of Bay Ridge. This arrest come on the heels of several high profile and heart-breaking fatal crashes – including one involving an on-duty NYPD officer, and as NYPD officials respond to widespread public outcry by announcing a series of sweeping changes to crash investigations.
NEWS: As the jewelry burglary [jurglary?] trend in Bay Ridge continues, it’s apparently moving south.
NEWS: In the two years since the Arab Spring uprising and subsequent overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak caused Egyptian society to descend into chaos and disorder, hundreds of Coptic Christians fleeing violence and religious persecution in their native land have found a second home in Southwest Brooklyn.