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Bay Ridge goes gold for kids with cancer

More than a dozen volunteers decorated a tree outside Councilmember Vincent Gentile’s Fifth Avenue office with yards and yards of gold yarn in an effort to draw attention to the plight of children with cancer. … Full Article

Pets get blessing at New Utrecht Reformed Church

The dogs were at their best behavior as they wandered around the front lawn of the New Utrecht Reformed Church on Saturday afternoon, almost as if they knew they were on church grounds. Not one dog barked. … Full Article

Community board chairman: Southwest Brooklyn needs more health services

The closure of Victory Memorial Hospital took place six years ago, but it’s still having a negative effect on the delivery of health care services in southwest Brooklyn, the chairman of Community Board 11 said. … Full Article

Arab-American civil rights activist attacked

A leading Arab-American civil rights activist who has spoken out many times to condemn hate crimes against Arabs became the victim of a hate crime herself in Bay Ridge on Wednesday, authorities said. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton looks to recapture football glory days

Sharif Legree grew up on the sidelines of Fort Hamilton and watched its glory days when his brother, Jeffrey Legree, helped the school win back-to-back city championships.  … Full Article

Poly Prep looks to complete another undefeated season

A loss in the final game of the season kept Poly Prep’s football team from a coveted undefeated season, but with so much talent returning this year, including its patented huge offensive line, a perfect season could be within the Blue Devils’ reach this time around. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s 86th St. attracts nationwide chain stores

It’s no secret! Victoria’s Secret is coming to Bay Ridge! … Full Article

Classes begin for thousands of Catholic school kids

The Rev. Msgr. Michael Hardiman, pastor of Saint Patrick Church in Bay Ridge, was at the auditorium door at Saint Patrick Catholic Academy Wednesday morning, ready to greet students coming to school for the first day of classes after their summer vacation. … Full Article

Bay Ridge prepares to commemorate Sept. 11 victims

Bay Ridge, a neighborhood that lost 36 of its residents in the Sept. 11 attack, is getting ready for an annual ceremony in which the community pays tribute to the victims and their families on the anniversary of that dark day 13 years ago. … Full Article

Community Council hosts Bay Ridge Great Debate

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, the political season is heating up. … Full Article


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