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Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007

Banksteria in Bay Ridge

Yellow Hooker: Our columnist scoffed at “banksteria” — until his favorite rib joint was closed to make room for a new branch. Comment.

Emergency surgery for Victory Memorial

Bay Ridge: Victory Memorial Hospital has offered to amputate important units in hopes of keeping the embattled hospital open. Comment.

Club Shadows decries Gentile “witch hunt”

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge: A lawyer for the controversial Club Shadows went on the offensive this week, calling local officials’ attempt to shut down the Third Avenue nightspot a “witch hunt” and vowing to beat them when the club’s case comes before state officials. “This is a witch hunt,” said William Spanakos, the lawyer. Comment.

Dueling noses: Vinnie and Vito go at it over Owls Head

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge: Councilman Vince Gentile and Rep. Vito Fossella haven’t always seen things eye to eye — and now you can add their noses into the equation. Gentile, a Democrat, is still fuming about the city’s slow response to the stink at the Owls Head sewage treatment plant, while Fossella, a Republican, said the mayor and his Department of Environmental Protection have come out of the nasty fight smelling like roses. Comments (1).

Blog smackdown in Ridge

Bay Ridge: Two rival blogs reached the one-million-hit landmark this month — and promptly started attacking each other. Comment.

Two thugs pick on girl on Colonial Rd.

Bay Ridge: Didn’t Momma always say, “Don’t punch girls”? Comment.

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