Bay Ridge

Brooklyn baby shower for domestic violence victims generates hundreds of gifts

The 68th Precinct station house resembled Babies “R” Us on Saturday with hundreds of blankets, diapers, bottles, booties, onesies, toys and stuffed animals filling up the first floor muster room. … Full Article

Xaverian welcomes incoming co-ed freshman class

The incoming freshmen who showed up for Xaverian High School’s recent Orientation Day were like no other group of newcomers in the school’s history. The group of 325 students who will be attending Xaverian in the fall includes more than 120 young women. … Full Article

In Public Service: Golden says GOP should be big tent party

State Sen. Marty Golden is the son of Irish immigrants and is the oldest in a family of eight children. Together, these two factors not only played an important role in his life, but also determined his outlook on life. … Full Article

Bay Ridge to host baby shower benefitting domestic violence victims

In an event organizers are calling the “Mother of All Baby Showers,” 100 of Bay Ridge’s local female leaders will gather at the 68th Precinct on Saturday to lend a helping hand to victims of domestic violence by donating blankets, bottles, bibs, stuffed animals and other items that new moth … Full Article

Bay Ridge GOPer impressed by Kasich at town hall

Bay Ridge resident John Quaglione had already been leaning toward supporting John Kasich for president before he attended a televised town hall the Ohio governor held on Wednesday. But he was even more impressed with Kasich after the meeting. … Full Article

St. Patrick students make their own Easter hats

Hats off to creativity! Students at St. Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge celebrated Easter by making their own bonnets and participating in an Easter Hat Parade in the school auditorium. … Full Article

Leaders form Bensonhurst Alliance to foster cultural ties

The ugly reaction on social media to news that an Asian-American company had purchased the former Waldbaum’s supermarket on New Utrecht Avenue spurred Bensonhurst leaders into action and led to the formation of a new group aimed at building ties between cultures. … Full Article

Visitation students get close-up view of government in action

Sixth-graders from a Bay Ridge Catholic school were treated like VIPs in the state Capitol when they paid a visit to their local lawmaker. … Full Article

GOP says Albany ethics reforms do not go far enough

The New York State Assembly’s efforts to clean up corruption in state government are noble, but don’t go far enough, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who has been calling for major ethics reforms in Albany since she was first elected in 2010. … Full Article

Abbate honors Women of Distinction in celebration of Women’s History Month

In celebration of March as Women’s History Month, Assemblymember Peter Abbate honored five females from his district as the 2016 Women of Distinction. The winners were recognized at an awards ceremony in Abbate’s district office on Fort Hamilton Parkway on March 24.   … Full Article


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