Bay Ridge

From being thrown out of kindergarten to composing ‘Ave Maria’

Pianist, vocalist, composer and author Roger Rossi, whose real name is Roger Rossito, grew up in Bay Ridge, although he now lives in Palm Beach with his longtime wife Sally (“Sal”).  … Full Article

Boody principal calls new anti-bullying device ‘a win-win’

When Dominick D’Angelo became the principal of David A. Boody Intermediate School eight years ago, one of the key decisions he made was to confront the school’s problems head-on and not to sweep them under the rug. … Full Article

Brown & Gold Day fosters pride at Adelphi Academy

The halls of Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn were a sea of brown and gold on a recent Friday, as students and teachers at the Bay Ridge private school came to class dressed in the academy’s official colors in a unified display of school spirit. … Full Article

Congressional candidates speak out on U.S.-Iran nuclear talks

Tehran is a long way from Bay Ridge, but the delicate negotiations between Iran and the U.S. over nuclear weapons has become a hot topic in a local congressional race. … Full Article

Bay Ridge family raising funds for homeless child with cancer

A Bay Ridge husband and wife who are dealing with the stress of having a young daughter with leukemia are opening their hearts to help another family struggling to cope with the devastating illness. … Full Article

Christian Orthodox pastor leads Xaverian students in prayer

Xaverian High School was originally founded in 1957 as a Catholic educational institution for boys, but the Bay Ridge school actually has a diverse population that includes students who are Christian Orthodox. … Full Article

Art on the Corner presents an evening of ‘Crime Jazz’

“Crime Jazz” sounds like a music category like “Gangsta Rap” but it’s actually the name of a unique show that will be presented in Bay Ridge this month featuring music associated with crime and criminals. … Full Article

Bay Ridge activist leads NYC to DC March2Justice

Brooklyn is expected to have a strong presence at a planned protest march that will take demonstrators from New York City all the way to Washington D.C. on foot. … Full Article

American Legion band to perform at historic church

Veteran conductor Irwin Meyer will lead the Kings County American Legion Headquarters Band in a free concert at the historic New Utrecht Reformed Church in Bensonhurst later this month. … Full Article

Bensonhurst school uses smart phones to combat bullies

At David Boody Intermediate School, students and teachers are using smart phones for a lot more than just texting and checking emails. Boody is one of a handful of schools using Bridg-it School, a new program aimed at reducing incidents of bullying with the help of technology. … Full Article


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