Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie came to Bay Ridge on Friday to help Assemblymember Pamela Harris open her new district office. Heastie was greeted by a group of civic activists and heads of non-profit groups all asking for his help in keeping their causes alive. … Full Article
There was a chill the air and the temperature never went above 65 degrees, but there was a great deal of warmth on Third Avenue in Bay Ridge on Sunday, especially for the thousands of people who lined the streets to watch the 64th Annual 17th of May Parade. … Full Article
A major renovation project in Gravesend Park, which began last year, will likely be completed by this fall, months ahead of schedule, according to Councilmember David G. Greenfield, who helped secure city funding the project. … Full Article
The young people in Hon. Patricia DiMango’s presence on Thursday morning were all crying and wailing. But it wasn’t because DiMango had handed down a strict ruling against them from the bench.
They were crying because they’re newborns. … Full Article
The Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn will travel to Philadelphia by bus on Sunday, May 29, for a day of commemoration and festivities honoring the life of John Barry, an Irish immigrant who led the U.S. Navy during the Revolutionary War. … Full Article
The organizing committee of the 149th Kings County Memorial Day Parade will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 17, to finalize plans for the big march to take place in Bay Ridge later this month. … Full Article
The federal government is set to take strong and bold action to curb the growing opioid drug epidemic in America, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who said the House voted affirmatively on a bill to provide funding for prevention and treatment. … Full Article