Bay Ridge

Commodore Barry biographer earns salute

Members of the Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn were on hand at a recent gala dinner at historic Fraunces Tavern in lower Manhattan as writer Tim McGrath was honored for his literary contributions to naval history. … Full Article

Arab-Americans distribute safety tips for mosques

In the wake of two anti-Muslim attacks outside Brooklyn mosques, Arab-American leaders are urging members of their community to consult a booklet offering tips on keeping religious institutions safe. … Full Article

Congress members speak out after courts issue Affordable Care Act rulings

Two members of Brooklyn’ congressional delegation spoke out, voicing opposing viewpoints, on the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, after two federal courts issued opposing rulings on the controversial law on Tuesday. … Full Article

New Fort Hamilton commander has close ties to Brooklyn

Col. Joseph D. Davidson, the new commanding officer of the U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton, officially assumed his new post at the fort Wednesday morning during a ceremony filled with military tradition. … Full Article

Coalition condemns attacks on Brooklyn Muslims

Leaders from the Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities came together for a press conference in Bay Ridge on Tuesday to denounce two shocking acts of religious intolerance against Muslims that took over the weekend. … Full Article

Met Council gives kids a chance to sit around the camp fire

Sixty kids from Brooklyn and Queens are getting the chance to enjoy swimming, camping, volleyball and other fun-filled activities at summer camp, thanks to the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, which expanded a scholarship fund it runs to enable the kids to get out of the city. … Full Article

Seniors bring creativity to wheelchair transportation

July is National Wheelchair Beautification Month and Bay Ridge senior citizens got into the spirit of the observance in a big way. … Full Article

Bay Ridge triathlete tests his endurance to raise money for cancer research

Shelton Hollers of Bay Ridge is one of thousands of people who will take part in the NYC Triathlon on Aug. 3, testing his ability to swim, bike and run for long distances. But he’s after more than just a medal. … Full Article

Retired educator’s dream: A science lab on Bay Ridge pier

Thomas Greene, a retired assistant principal who taught science for many years at Fort Hamilton High School, has dreamed of building a marine science lab on the Bay Ridge waterfront for a long time. … Full Article

Summer Strollers enjoy the arts outdoors

The Bella Voce Singers attracted large crowds of admirers as they sang Italian songs on the street. So did Narrows Community Theater, whose members performed Broadway show tunes. … Full Article


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