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Southwest Brooklyn students take to streets to protest against gun violence

Hundreds of students poured out of the main entrance of New Utrecht High School in Bensonhurst shortly before 10 a.m. on Wednesday and started walking around the block in quiet protest against gun violence in America. … Full Article
 

Elected officials and civic leaders attend Kassenbrock Scholarship luncheon

On Sunday, March 11, the Bay Ridge Manor hosted a luncheon to raise money to support the Kassenbrock Brothers Memorial Scholarship Fund.  The money goes to help high school students preparing for college. … Full Article
 

Adelphi Academy embraces pajama day during school's Spirit Week

If you walked into Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn on a recent school day and saw students sitting at their desks dressed in their pajamas, you might have been tempted to do a double take. … Full Article
 

Rotary Club of Verrazano raises money for life-saving heart surgery

The Rotary Club of Verrazano held its 22nd annual Fashion Show on Friday, March 2 in Coney Island. … Full Article
 

Golden talks congestion pricing, speed cameras

As state budget negotiations intensified in Albany ahead of an April 1 deadline, an influential Brooklyn state senator said he is in favor, at least in principle, of a proposal to institute a congestion pricing plan to get vehicles off clogged Midtown Manhattan streets and another idea that would … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge editor’s nightmare train ride wins him Worst Commute award

A Bay Ridge editor who recently endured a pair of nightmarish two-hour-long commutes home on the city’s transit system on successive nights has been named the winner of the Worst Commute Award by the advocacy group Riders Alliance. … Full Article
 

Fifth Ave. residents seek Community Board 10’s help to get security camera

A Bay Ridge block is coming under scrutiny from Community Board 10 after residents complained to local officials about large crowds of loud, drunken people regularly getting into fistfights on the sidewalk late at night, disturbing neighbors and leaving everyone in fear for their lives. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Lawyers Association to make Ray Ferrier a fellow

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) plans to give one of its members, Raymond L. Ferrier, its highest honor by naming him a “fellow” of the association. … Full Article
 

Dyker Heights group endorses Angel Guardian landmark

The effort by a group of neighbors to convince the de Blasio administration to declare the Angel Guardian Home in Dyker Heights an official city landmark is gaining momentum, according to a community activist, who said that support for the proposal is growing by the day. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Community Council recognizes 2018 Hidden Treasures Award winners

The Bay Ridge Community Council presented nine civic leaders and The Bay Ridge Center with their annual Hidden Treasures award. They were recognized for their efforts working behind the scenes to help make their community a better place to live. … Full Article
 

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