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Bay Ridge luncheon raises funds for student scholarships

Bay Ridge
The guests eagerly placed their bids on prizes that ranged from a 19-inch flat screen television to a Coach make-up case to a brownie maker. More than 50 prizes were there for the taking, if you had the right raffle ticket. … Full Article
 

Recchia officially announces his run for congress

Bay Ridge
Former councilman Domenic Recchia has made it official – he’s running for congress. … Full Article
 

Parents, teachers, kids, pols rally against charter school plan

Bensonhurst
Chanting “Eva go home!” and “No Co, No Co, No Co-location!” more than 100 people took part in a protest demonstration outside Seth Low Intermediate School in Bensonhurst on March 7 against a plan to move one of the Success Academy charter schools run by former councilwoman Eva Moskowitz int … Full Article
 

Brooklyn pols demand Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll discount for all New York City residents

Bay Ridge
Bay Ridge resident Marcel Van Tuyn estimated that he drives across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge about 300 times a year. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge residents say R train vibrations shaking things up

Bay Ridge
The Rev. Msgr. John Maloney doesn’t live near the R subway line, but he can tell you when the train is coming. … Full Article
 

Grimm blasts both Putin, Obama in Ukraine standoff

Bay Ridge
It’s both their faults! … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts presents ‘A Brown Bear, a Moon, and a Caterpillar’

Midwood
Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College (BCBC) continues its 2013-14 Target Storybook Series with Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia's “A Brown Bear, a Moon and a Caterpillar: Treasured Stories by Eric Carle” o … Full Article
 

Felder helps residents re-claim funds being held by state

Midwood
Residents were able to get their hands on money they didn’t even know as theirs, thanks to state Sen. Simcha Felder, who worked with members of State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s staff to hold a “Claim Your Unclaimed Funds” event at his district office. … Full Article
 

New novel intertwines mythology and history

Bay Ridge
Anne Fortier’s New York Times bestselling debut “Juliet” quickly became an international bestseller published in 33 territories worldwide, and her new novel, “The Lost Sisterhood” (Ballantine Hardcover; March 11), already has received similar recognition. … Full Article
 

Council holds hearing on patronage at Board of Elections

Bay Ridge
Patronage and dysfunction at the city’s Board of Elections were the focus of a tense City Council hearing on Feb. 28, as lawmakers vowed to make changes to insure more transparency at the board that oversees elections in the city. … Full Article
 

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