Dyker Heights

Bichotte seeks help for minority, women-owned businesses

New York state should be doing more to provide opportunities for economic growth for minority and women-owned businesses, according to Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte, who has introduced a package of 13 bills aimed at assisting entrepreneurs. … Full Article

Gentile to give out rain barrels in Bay Ridge

Local residents can combine healthy eating with environmentally conscious living when they attend opening day of the Bay Ridge Greenmarket on May 7. … Full Article

Bay Ridge couple raises $4,000 for March of Dimes

Kerry and John Quaglione, along with their daughter Natalie Grace, take part in the March for Babies every year to raise money for the March of Dimes. … Full Article

Assembly GOPers: Keep sex offenders on registry

Hundreds of paroled sex offenders are quietly being dropped from New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services’ registry because they committed their crimes more than 20 years ago, according to Assembly Republicans who are pushing legislation to keep them on the list. … Full Article

Donovan says IRS needs overhaul

Tax Day has come and gone, but U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan is still focused on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). … Full Article

Pastor helps couple renew wedding vows 60 years later

When Claire and Bob Palmer were married in Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in Bay Ridge in 1956, one of the altar boys at the Mass was named Kevin, who Claire babysat when he was little. She requested that Kevin be at her wedding service. … Full Article

Mayor calls campaign finance cheating reports ‘outrageous’

In his strongest language yet, Mayor Bill de Blasio defended himself against the whirlwind of controversy that has engulfed his administration, telling reporters at an event in Bay Ridge on Monday that reports of possible illegal campaign fundraising activities on his part are “outrageous.” … Full Article

De Blasio proposes $183 tax credit on water bill

Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Bay Ridge on Monday, proposed a one-time $183 credit that he wants 664,000 homeowners to find in their water bills this summer, and said it was part of an effort by his administration to “right a wrong.” … Full Article

Bishop Kearney HS offers scholarship in slain cop’s name

Bishop Kearney High School is paying a special tribute to the memory of an NYPD detective killed in the line of duty. … Full Article

Taste of Ridge offers bite-sized gourmet delights

Hundreds of people turned out at St. Patrick Catholic Academy on Sunday to enjoy bite-sized samples from dozens of Bay Ridge restaurants while helping to raise money for the school at the same time. … Full Article


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