Dyker Heights

Nadler acts to counter Hobby Lobby ruling

The fallout from the US Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby contraception case reached all the way from Washington DC to Brooklyn as House Democrats started forming a response strategy. … Full Article

Gold Star mom tells Bay Ridge students about her late son’s love for U.S.

A mother whose son was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan while serving in the US Marines came to a Bay Ridge Catholic school Friday morning to tell students about her child and to urge the kids to proudly fly the American flag on Memorial Day. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton marks Earth Day with environmental fair

Children of military personnel stationed at the US Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge played a major role in the installation’s celebration of Earth Day on Tuesday, helping the grown-ups plant a tree on the bluff overlooking New York Harbor, presenting handmade projects at an environment … Full Article

Catholic school parents demand financial aid from state

Francesca Emery, whose son Matias is a first grader at Holy Angels Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge, said New York State should be doing more to help financially strapped parents who choose to send their kids to religious or private schools. … Full Article

Bus company shutdown could leave 40,000 students stranded

Parents of the city's school children had better enjoy their Christmas vacation because it could be the last no-stress period of time they have for a long time. After the start of the New Year, parents could face the prospect of having no school bus service for their kids. … Full Article

Third Ave. Merchants pay tribute to business pioneers

For 20 years, the Merchants of Third Avenue organization has been handing out awards to business leaders who are pioneers of the ongoing effort to expand the types of stores on the famous southern Brooklyn commercial strip. … Full Article

World War II veteran gets his Bronze Star – 68 years later

A member of the Greatest Generation finally has the Bronze Star medal he earned the Battle of the Bulge more than half a century ago. … Full Article

Memorial Day is for more than just shopping, marine says

The upcoming Memorial Day holiday should be about more than just barbecues, shopping excursions and trips to the beach, according to a US Marine, who said he’s concerned Americans have forgotten the real meaning of the day. … Full Article

Norwegian-Americans can’t wait for Sunday’s parade!

Bay Ridge’s small, but proud Norwegian-American community is gearing up for its biggest even of the year, the 61st Annual 17th of May Parade to be held this Sunday. … Full Article


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