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Xaverian hopes to avoid senioritis and repeat as City champions

The Xaverian Clippers were supposedly rebuilding last season and went on to win a city championship. This year they have the majority of the team coming back, so expectations are a bit higher — it’s another title or bust. … Full Article
 

Police probe apparent suicide of NYPD sergeant

The NYPD is investigating the tragic death of one of its own. An off-duty police sergeant shot himself in the head in an apparent suicide in his Bay Ridge home on Sunday afternoon, according to various media reports. … Full Article
 

Artists tell Poly Prep students to create their own opportunities

A panel composed of artists and women working behind the scenes in the arts offered empowering advice to middle school students at Poly Prep Country Day School, telling the youngsters at a special forum not to sit around and wait for that big break, but instead to be bold, believe in themselves a … Full Article
 

Unlike de Blasio, Gentile quickly endorses Clinton

Mayor Bill de Blasio might be hesitating the endorse Hillary Clinton, but another Democrat in New York City wasn’t shy at all about throwing his support behind the former Secretary of State’s bid to become the next President of the U.S. … Full Article
 

From being thrown out of kindergarten to composing ‘Ave Maria’

Pianist, vocalist, composer and author Roger Rossi, whose real name is Roger Rossito, grew up in Bay Ridge, although he now lives in Palm Beach with his longtime wife Sally (“Sal”).  … Full Article
 

Boody principal calls new anti-bullying device ‘a win-win’

When Dominick D’Angelo became the principal of David A. Boody Intermediate School eight years ago, one of the key decisions he made was to confront the school’s problems head-on and not to sweep them under the rug. … Full Article
 

Brown & Gold Day fosters pride at Adelphi Academy

The halls of Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn were a sea of brown and gold on a recent Friday, as students and teachers at the Bay Ridge private school came to class dressed in the academy’s official colors in a unified display of school spirit. … Full Article
 

Congressional candidates speak out on U.S.-Iran nuclear talks

Tehran is a long way from Bay Ridge, but the delicate negotiations between Iran and the U.S. over nuclear weapons has become a hot topic in a local congressional race. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge family raising funds for homeless child with cancer

A Bay Ridge husband and wife who are dealing with the stress of having a young daughter with leukemia are opening their hearts to help another family struggling to cope with the devastating illness. … Full Article
 

Christian Orthodox pastor leads Xaverian students in prayer

Xaverian High School was originally founded in 1957 as a Catholic educational institution for boys, but the Bay Ridge school actually has a diverse population that includes students who are Christian Orthodox. … Full Article
 

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