Bay Ridge

March of Dimes gets support from Bay Ridge pharmacy

Bridge Pharmacy in Bay Ridge received a certificate on Thursday thanking it for helping to raise money for the March of Dimes. John Quaglione, co-chairman of the Brooklyn Committee of the March of Dimes, presented the award. … Full Article

Girls Advocating Leadership & Strength founder wins TD Bank Young Heroes Award

The accolades keep piling up for a young woman from Bay Ridge who singlehandedly created a community-based advocacy group aimed at empowering young, ambitious girls to pursue executive careers and become the CEOs of tomorrow. And Sheryl Chen isn’t even in college yet. … Full Article

Nadler urges GOP to join Dems in censuring Trump

A Brooklyn congressman is leading the bold step to defy a sitting president in an official censure vote in the House of Representatives. If successful, it will be the first time since 1848 that the House has taken such an action. … Full Article

Cuomo joins Fort Hamilton name change fight

In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville and President Donald Trump’s controversial statements that white supremacists and counter-protesters equally shared the blame, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he has joined the effort to remove the names of Confederate generals Robert E. … Full Article

Malliotakis vows to work with Cuomo to help mentally ill

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, the presumed Republican nominee for mayor, said she would be willing to work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo to solve the public safety risk posed by New Yorkers with severe mental illnesses.  … Full Article

Plaques honoring Robert E. Lee removed from Fort Hamilton church

Leaders of a New York Episcopal diocese removed two plaques honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. … Full Article


Greenfield visits Jerusalem, meets with deputy mayor

Councilmember David G. Greenfield is leaving his post in December to take the top job at a nonprofit social services agency, but the Borough Park lawmaker is not spending his last months in office being idle. … Full Article

Million-dollar home sales in Mapleton

It's a little bit Bensonhurst, a little bit Borough Park. And it's got a stunning cemetery. … Full Article

Washington Cemetery is a historic treasure

Ten thousand fans rioted at her grave. Crowds at Washington Cemetery went wild at Brooklyn-born Hollywood actress Lilyan Tashman's March 1934 burial. … Full Article

Curtis Sliwa joins Bob Capano in calling for release of city-funded study of ‘Intravenous Injection Centers’

In March, City Council candidate Bob Capano received an endorsement from Guardian Angels founder and popular WABC radio personality Curtis Sliwa. Now Sliwa is joining Capano in calling for the release of a city-funded study of intravenous injection centers. … Full Article


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