Bay Ridge

Step inside New Utrecht Reformed Church with the Brooklyn Eagle

Here's a privileged peek inside one of Brooklyn's historic treasures. The stones that built this church came over from Holland as ship ballast in the 1600s. It's a nice slice of Colonial history, smack in the middle of Bensonhurst. … Full Article

OMG! Pet blessing at New Utrecht Reformed Church

Bless the beasts of Bensonhurst. Pastor E.J. Emerson gave personalized benedictions to darling dogs and a fabulous feline named Gray Pawel outside historic New Utrecht Reformed Church on Saturday, Sept. 17. … Full Article

St. Nicholas Home hosts Bay Ridge garden party

On Saturday, Sept. 10, the St. Nicholas Home, a non-profit inter-denominational residence for elderly individuals in Bay Ridge, hosted a well-attended garden party. … Full Article

Bay Ridge marathoner to run for charity

Andrew Gounardes is running in the New York City Marathon for the first time on Nov. 6, but making his debut in the world famous race isn’t the only reason he is excited. … Full Article

Malliotakis pedals Bike & Ride expansion

More passengers should be able to store their bicycles on racks on city buses for the ride between Bay Ridge and Staten Island, according to state Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who is pushing the MTA to expand its successful Bike & Ride program to the S79 bus route. … Full Article

In Public Service: Nadler fights for 9/11 families

The World Trade Center is in U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s congressional district. That’s an important fact to know when one is looking at Nadler’s career in the House. … Full Article

Harris-Cucco race reveals Bay Ridge-Coney Island divisions

Freshman state Assemblymember Pamela Harris’ surprisingly easy win over challenger Kate Cucco in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary in the 46th Assembly District (AD) shed light on what had been subterranean political divisions in the district that runs from Bay Ridge to Coney Island. … Full Article

Cuomo signs bill to extend WTC filing deadline

A move by Gov.Andrew Cuomo to give workers who assisted in the recovery effort at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks more time to apply for medical benefits is being praised by Brooklyn lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle. … Full Article

Golden leads 9/11 tribute on 69th Street pier

The passage of time has not pushed away the painful memories of the Sept. 11 attacks, according to a Brooklyn lawmaker who led a touching tribute to the victims and first responders in Bay Ridge Sunday night. … Full Article

In Public Service: Donovan talks homeland security

As the nation gets ready to commemorate the 15th Anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan said he is confident that the country is doing its best to prevent more terrorist acts.  … Full Article


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