Bay Ridge — Guild gets early Christmas presents in good news and gifts

— Common Sense: Castro’s Christmas gift

— Borough Prez celebrates Hanukkah at Borough Hall

— Local luminaries get look at medieval manuscripts of St. Francis

Coney Island — Local pols look to landmark Coney Boardwalk

Bay Ridge — PHOTOS: Celebrating with the senator

— Fracking ban recommended for New York State

— Moving forward after the Garner case

— Big fix coming for Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

— St. Francis’ historic papers set to debut in Brooklyn

Bensonhurst — City poised to kick off waste transfer station construction

Sunset Park — Sunset Park Library at forefront of November CB 7 meeting