Bay Ridge

Fight Back Bay Ridge leaders hope town hall is springboard

Leaders of a grass-roots organization formed in the wake of Donald Trump’s election said they are hoping that a town hall they held on April 19 that drew hundreds of people can serve as a springboard to more political activity by those looking to resist the president’s aggressive agenda. … Full Article

Fontbonne students join ranks of science elite

Fontbonne Hall Academy seniors Keara Donahue and Isabella Grillo impressed the judges at the recent New York City Science and Engineering Fair (NYCSEF), a competition that attracted students from high schools across the city. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 offers community service

On a warm, sunny Saturday afternoon, members of Bay Ridge Boy Scout Troop 13 from St. Anselm painted the concrete and wooden benches that line Shore Road. The Eagle Scouts undertook the project in an effort to help beautify the surrounding neighborhood. … Full Article

Malliotakis mulling mayoral run

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis has taken Mayor Bill de Blasio to court. Now she is thinking of taking him on at the ballot box. … Full Article

Eugene seeks to create task force for troubled youth

The city needs to take a stronger hand in dealing with troubled teens and young adults, according to Councilmember Mathieu Eugene, who has introduced legislation to create a special task force to look into the issue. … Full Article

Greenfield offers $1,000 reward to catch synagogue suspects

Shocked and saddened by the robbery and assault of a caretaker in a Midwood synagogue on Sunday, Councilmember David G. Greenfield announced that same day that he is posting a $1,000 reward to anyone who offers information to police leading to the arrest of the violent suspects. … Full Article

De Blasio seeks backing for Rikers Island closure plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to close Rikers Island has now become a part of his bid to win a second term in office. In an email letter to supporters, de Blasio bluntly issued a request to his backers to stand behind his proposal to shut the jail complex. … Full Article

With Donovan absent, Brooklyn constituents plan town hall

Deep concerns over the policies of President Donald Trump, coupled with a belief that their local representative isn’t standing up to him, are the impetus behind a constituent town hall that Brooklyn political activists are planning to hold in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Lawmakers, even candidates, fight for school funding

With state lawmakers in Albany deadlocked over a final budget for the coming fiscal year, locals, including Bay Ridge City Council candidate Justin Brannan, are urging lawmakers to meet funding levels for NYC public schools required under the 2006 Campaign for Fiscal Equity lawsuit, … Full Article


  • Most Viewed
  • Most Commented
  • Most Shared
  • Past:
  • 1 day
  • 1 week
  • 1 month
  • 1 year



Map of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Daily Eagle