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Verrazano Bridge repair work brings lane closure until 2017

Motorists are facing a lane closure, a detour and other traffic headaches driving on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge now that a major reconstruction project has begun on the span. … Full Article

Xaverian beats Cardinal Hayes, advances to semifinals

The Xaverian Clippers picked up a big win when they beat Cardinal Hayes 56-54 during the Catholic High School Athletic League AA intersectional quarterfinals at Fordham University on Sunday. … Full Article

Bay Ridge luncheon raises money for scholarships

Hundreds of people turned out at the Bay Ridge Manor catering hall on Sunday to enjoy lunch, enter a raffle to win prizes and raise money for a scholarship fund for local students. … Full Article

Poly Prep senior wins Gold Key Award in 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing competition

Poly Prep artist and Rhode Island School of Design-bound senior Rowan McAllister (’15) won a Gold Key Award for a self-portrait in the photography category of the 2015 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards competition. … Full Article

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


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