Bay Ridge gathers to salute Ragamuffin Parade leaders

The principal of a Catholic school for girls and the president of a computercompany who has donated much of his time to charitable endeavors will lead the march up Third Avenue in Bay Ridge for the 46th Annual Ragamuffin Parade for children on Sept. 29.
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Who is the next Teen Idol? Bay Ridge decides

Forget American Idol! Bay Ridge has Teen Idol, a talent contest for young people that generated a great deal of excitement with its debut last year. … Full Article

Drug rehab center eyed for Bensonhurst

A medical group is looking to open a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center somewhere in Bensonhurst, according to Community Board 11 officials, who said they were blindsided by the news.
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Life-saving cop honored at City Hall

 A cop who saved a despondent man from jumping off the Verrazano Bridge was honored for his heroics by the City Council on Sept. 12. … Full Article

Return of weekend express buses gets high marks

The ride is getting better.

That was the common assessment lawmakers and city officials had about transit services in southwest Brooklyn. … Full Article

Ragamuffin parade luncheon Sept. 16

The committee that organizes the annual Ragamuffin Parade for children will hold a luncheon to honor the grand marshal and the man of the year on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Bay Ridge Manor, 476 76th St., at 2 p.m.
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Fireman's dad blasts plan to house remains in 9/11 museum

The father of a firefighter killed in the Sept. 11 attack is blasting a proposal by the developers of the soon-to-be constructed 9/11 museum to house the remains of unidentified victims in the below-ground space.
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Bay Ridge remembers Sept. 11 with candlelight, hymns, prayers

“Thank you, Bay Ridge. You never forget,” Deputy Fire Chief James Riches told a crowd of nearly 1,000 people who came to the 69th Street pier for a Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony.
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Fort Hamilton Pirates plunder Tottenville Tigers for season opener

Tottenville 32, Fort Hamilton 0

“I can’t remember ever winning here," said Tottenville head coach Jim Munson on his big 32-0 win over Fort Hamilton. … Full Article


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