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Saturday, May 12, 2007

Bay Ridge pharmacy raided in steroid probe

Bay Ridge: State drug enforcement authorities raided the popular Bay Ridge mom-and-pop pharmacy Lowen’s on Wednesday, seizing hundreds of thousand of dollars worth of steroids and growth hormones. Comments (3).

No contest! Miss Polonia pageant fixed!

Bay Ridge: The fix was in. Inez Zuska, the 21-year-old pride of Bay Ridge, was crowned Miss Polonia — but pageant organizers eliminated the formal judging that was once a Miss Polonia tradition. Comments (1).

Diagnosis: Severe case of missing car

Bay Ridge: A man who got a clean bill of health at a local hospital on May 3 came outside to find that he no longer had a car — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment.

‘Raccoon House’ vexes neighbors

Bay Ridge: What is the deal with that abandoned house on 79th Street? Ah, therein lies a great story. Comments (2).

Ghost of Nixon is Eaton Craig

Yellow Hooker: Our columnist analyzes why an otherwise reasonable man would want to head the Brooklyn Republican Party. Comments (1).

Mayor Bloomberg may make Ridge commuters ferry happy

Bay Ridge: Mayor Bloomberg asked ferry companies Tuesday to offer year-round passenger boat service between Manhattan and the Rockaways — and maybe, just maybe, bring more boats to Bay Ridge. Comment.

Viking ship lands in Ridge

Bay Ridge: Hide the woman and children; a band of Vikings is headed our way. But don’t worry, they’re not here to pillage — they’re just promoting Scandinavian heritage. Comment.

Golden ‘running’

Bay Ridge: It is official: possible mayoral candidate Marty Golden has decided to make the run — for charity, that is. Comment.