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Friday, Aug. 15, 2008

‘Golden’ rule on Green Church

Bay Ridge: Preservationists intent on saving Fourth Avenue’s so-called “Green Church” were praying for help from state Sen. Marty Golden — but even after they showed him 1,179 signatures in support of rescuing the 109-year-old house of worship, they couldn’t convert the influential politician. Comments (4).

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2008

Meal ticket to City Hall

Politicrasher: Our columnist gets a free meal off of mayoral wannabe, Rep. Anthony Weiner. Comments (2).

More delivery men are hit

Bay Ridge: Lots of house break-ins and two more delivery men get robbed in Bay Ridge — plus the rest of the crime news from the 68th Precinct. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008

Astroland owner left to sit and spin

Coney Island: Coney Island’s historic Astroland will close up for the season in just over a month — and when it does, it may be closing for good. Comments (6).

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Friday, Aug. 8, 2008

Dom the Benchwarmer!

Politicrasher: Our political insider covers a councilman’s ribbon-cutting at a post office. Man, how the mighty have fallen. Comments (6).

McMahon on the stump, er, pump

Bay Ridge: Congressional hopeful Mike McMahon is a little bit of Al Gore, a lot of Barack Obama and even a little bit of Richard Nixon on energy and the environment. Comment.

See you in September? They hope

Bay Ridge: Students at Bay Ridge’s venerable Adelphi Academy may have to find a new place to hit the books come September — and famed billionaire developer and mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis is right there in the middle of it. Comments (5).