A move by the Cuomo Administration to shut down four large facilities housing the severely developmentally disabled is having a devastating effect on a Bensonhurst couple whose grown son has been living in a Brooklyn center for 35 years. … Full Article
Students at Saint Patrick Catholic Academy are ending their school year in style, New York style that is!
Kids at the Bay Ridge school recently put on a show that would put anyone in a “New York State of Mind,” as Billy Joel would say. … Full Article
Southern Brooklyn residents looking to live healthier lives are getting help from tri-state area farmers. Farm-fresh fruits and vegetables are on sale every weekend in Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst, now that two popular Greenmarkets have returned for the season. … Full Article
Sunday’s Race to Save Lives, the charity 5K the Hatzalah EMS organization held on Sunday on Roosevelt Island, featured 30 developmentally challenged kids from the Yachad School in Midwood, off Avenue M, who ran in the race.
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Following a brainstorming session that took place on Monday, plans for the Third Annual Summer Stroll on 3rd are starting to take shape, with store owners on the commercial strip and Bay Ridge community leaders talking about entertaining the crowds with a scavenger hunt, a poetry slam and plenty … Full Article
Kids in Brooklyn will be able to enjoy free lessons in tennis, golf and other sports this summer, thanks to the City Parks Foundation, which is offering instructional programs in recreation areas all over the borough. … Full Article
More than 40 teachers from public schools in southern Brooklyn were saluted by state Sen. Marty Golden at the lawmaker’s 13th Annual Teacher of the Year awards ceremony recently held in Bay Ridge. … Full Article