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Xaverian High School is going co-ed

Xaverian High School, a Catholic high school in Bay Ridge that has been an all-male bastion in grades nine through 12 since it was founded during the Eisenhower Administration, is going co-ed. … Full Article
 

Fontbonne Hall starts guest speaker circuit to empower students

Fontbonne Hall Academy students have been exposed to a wide variety of viewpoints, thanks to the school’s Guest Speaker Circuit, a new program in which speakers are invited to the school to share tips on how to get ahead. … Full Article
 

Adams pushes plan to fight illegal home conversions

Combating the rash of illegal home conversions taking place in Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and other Brooklyn neighborhoods will take a combination of strong legislation and beefed-up investigations by inspectors from the New York City Department of Buildings, according to housing preservation advoc … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge leaders praise inclusion of Muslim school holidays

Bay Ridge boasts a large population of Arab-Americans and leaders of that community were full of praise for the announcement by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña to add two Muslim holidays to the public school calendar. … Full Article
 

Colton to co-host seminar on how to prepare for retirement

The issues surrounding retirement, including when to retire and how much money one should be saving toward retirement, will be the main focus of a seminar to take place in Bensonhurst next month. … Full Article
 

Xaverian falls to Christ the King in Brooklyn-Queens championship

Xaverian High School lost 66-59 to Christ the King High School during the Catholic High School Athletic Association Brooklyn-Queens Diocesan tournament in Queens on Feb. 27. … Full Article
 

Green Party candidate enters race for congress

The special election in the 11th Congressional District is no longer a two-man race. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge board says yes to another Summer Stroll on 3rd

Old Man Winter still has a firm grip on New York City, but that’s not stopping Bay Ridge business leaders from thinking ahead to the long, hot summer. … Full Article
 

Working Families Party endorses Gentile for congress

Democrat Vincent Gentile, a councilmember seeking to become a Congress member, has picked up the endorsement of the Working Families Party in his race against Republican Daniel Donovan. … Full Article
 

At one Bay Ridge school, respect comes in many different colors

Students at P.S.127 recently spent a week wearing a rainbow of colors to school – a special color for each day – to symbolize their sense of brotherhood. … Full Article
 

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