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Donovan named to House Homeland Security Committee

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who was only recently elected to office, has already landed a plum assignment in the House of Representatives. On Thursday, the freshman congressman announced that he will serve as a member of two high-profile committees; Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs. … Full Article

State Senate targets domestic violence, child abuse

Members of the New York State Senate predicted that a pair of bills they recently passed will help victims of domestic violence and child abuse in the state if the proposed legislation is eventually signed into law. … Full Article

Regina Opera to perform at Bay Ridge Library

Opera arias and Broadway show tunes will both be on the song list when the Regina Opera company presents a free concert at the Bay Ridge Library on Wednesday, May 27. … Full Article

Bay Ridge veteran is grand marshal of Memorial Day Parade

A Bay Ridge World War II veteran who spearheaded a project to plant American flags on sidewalks in the community’s shopping strips will serve as the grand marshal of 148th Annual Kings County Memorial day Parade. … Full Article

City breaks ground on Gravesend Park renovation project

A Brooklyn neighborhood that has a serious shortage of parkland is going to be getting a new version of an old familiar park. … Full Article

Better to be lucky than good for Madison High School

Madison High School coach Vincent Caiazza knew that he had a young team this year and didn't expect a whole lot, but as the Public School Athletic League has wrapped up its regular season, the Knights have the best record of all of Brooklyn’s AAA public schools. They’ll represent the No. … Full Article

Storefront Art Walk wows Bay Ridge shoppers

The new Whitney Museum is grand, but you don’t have to go to there to see thought-provoking works of art. All you have to do is shop on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue. … Full Article

17th of May Parade brings out Norwegian in everyone

Everyone was Norwegian in Bay Ridge on Sunday, even if they weren’t born Norwegian! A special Scandinavian spirit took over the neighborhood as the 63rd Annual 17th of May Parade — also known as the Norwegian Day Parade — took place on Third Avenue. … Full Article

Bay Ridge school board backs parent demands for more half-day pre-K

A Bay Ridge school board is siding with parents who are demanding that the de Blasio administration offer more half-day pre-kindergarten classes for their children. … Full Article

No Five-Peat: Poly Prep upset in Ivy Prep League baseball quarterfinals

Poly Prep's incredible run of four consecutive Ivy Prep League championships is officially over after the Blue Devils lost 5-3 to Hackley in the quarterfinals round of the New York State Association of Independent Schools playoffs in Bay Ridge on Saturday. … Full Article


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