Donovan passes first bill in House

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who was elected on May 5, has reached a significant milestone, passing his first piece of legislation. A bill Donovan sponsored, the Securing the Cities Act of 2015, was overwhelmingly approved by the House of Representatives by a vote of 411-4 on Oct. 21. … Full Article

Saint Patrick Academy hosts pre-Halloween bash

There were Ghostbusters, gypsies, Minions, and people looking like they came straight from the set of “The Walking Dead” wandering around the Saint Patrick Catholic Academy auditorium on the night of Oct. 23. But it was a friendly invasion! The academy, located at 401 97th St. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Lawyers host Justice Lopez Torres for Surrogate Court update

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) got together for its monthly membership meeting Wednesday at Hunter's Steak and Ale House in Bay Ridge, where Justice Margarita Lopez Torres presented a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar titled "An Overview of Article 17-A of the Surrogate’s Court P … Full Article

Xaverian Open House draws more than 800 students

Xaverian High School held the first Open House of its new co-ed era, drawing more than 800 prospective students on a recent Sunday, giving the teens a chance to learn more about the school, which will be admitting girls starting in September of 2016. … Full Article

Bay Ridge salutes Pioneers of Third Avenue

All hail the pioneers! Ten of Bay Ridge’s most dedicated business owners and civic do-gooders were given public recognition for their efforts to make the community a better place to live and work at a special dinner hosted by one of Brooklyn’s leading merchants’ organizations. … Full Article

Guarinello marks 45 years at HeartShare

In an era when employees can expect to work for several different companies throughout their lifetimes, Bill Guarinello stands out. Guarinello is marking his 45th year working for one employer — HeartShare Human Services of New York. … Full Article

Bay Ridge students decorate store windows with Halloween art

Bay Ridge is getting ready for Halloween with a little help from local students who visited the neighborhood’s shopping strips Tuesday morning to paint store windows and give shoppers a scary thrill. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Assembly seat up for grabs in Nov. 3 election

A hotly contested race to succeed Democrat Alec Brook-Krasny in the New York state Assembly is coming down to the wire as the two women running for the open seat step up their campaigns to win over voters. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy celebrates Disney Day

Students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn showed their school spirit by dressing in their favorite Disney-themed clothing and accessories on a recent Friday. … Full Article

Xaverian establishes high school girls’ sports program

Xaverian High School, a Catholic school that will be going co-ed in September of 2016, is busy laying the groundwork for a female sports program. … Full Article


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