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From Brooklyn to Boston: Love, prayers, support in wake of bombing

The message was simple: We love Boston and we stand with you in your time of sorrow. It was a message delivered by dozens of Brooklyn residents who took part in a candlelight vigil organized by US Rep. … Full Article

Romantic opera concert at Seguine-Burke Plantation

George Burke and the friends of the Seguine-Burke Plantation on Staten Island presented a special benefit concert on the afternoon of Sunday, April 14, featuring music from opera, cabaret and Broadway. … Full Article

Brooklyn Council members battle illegal gambling

New York City Council Members Jumaane D. Williams (D-Flatbush) and Lewis A. Fidler (D-Southeast Brooklyn) have set forth to combat illegal gambling in New York City, in general and Brooklyn specifically. … Full Article

Gentile starts petition drive to bring back B37 bus

Brooklyn residents lost the B37 bus three years ago, when the Metropolitan Transportation Authority eliminated the Bay Ridge to downtown Brooklyn bus line. … Full Article

Teen arrested in Bay Ridge bomb scare was just 14

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with a bomb scare -- an apparent prank that hit Bay Ridge several days ago, police said. … Full Article

Brooklyn political activists push for publicly financed state campaigns

Should taxpayers be obligated to pay for candidates to run for political office? At a Bay Ridge rally Wednesday night organizers called a “Rally for Fair Elections,” dozens of people answered a resounding “yes” to that question. … Full Article

Parent panel says state violates students’ privacy

Confidential student records could wind up in the wrong hands, violating youngsters’ privacy, because of a move by New York State to open school files to certain organizations, a parent panel is warning.  … Full Article

Sandy victims go to prom wearing donated dresses

The ballroom of the Bay Ridge Manor looked like the dress department at Macy’s on Tuesday, as scores of teenage girls arrived to pick out the elegant dresses they would wear to the senior prom. … Full Article

Bomb scare hits Bay Ridge

Residents on one Bay Ridge block, whose nerves might have been jittery in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, had even more reason to be frightened when someone left what looked like a bomb on the front porch of a house on April 17.  … Full Article

Poly Prep's quest for three

It was exactly one year ago that the Poly Prep Blue Devils' varsity baseball team was shaking out of a middling start to what would ultimately become its second straight New York State Independent Schools Championship season. … Full Article


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