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Brooklyn celebrates Catholic Schools Week

The entrance hall at Holy Angels Academy looked as busy as Grand Central Station at rush hour on Sunday. … Full Article

ASPCA tells how to keep pets safe in blizzard

If a blizzard is bad for us humans, imagine how your pet pooch feels! The ASPCA is urging pet owners to take special precautions during and after Winter Storm Juno. … Full Article

Winter Storm Juno has Brooklyn jumping

Officials in Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, Coney Island and other Brooklyn communities didn’t wait for Juno to make her appearance to start preparing for the monster winter storm. Even before the first snowflakes hit the ground, storm preparations began. … Full Article

Pols push Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll discount plan

In the wake of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority move to increase bridge and tunnel tolls and bus and subway fares, two Bay Ridge elected officials are renewing their call for Brooklyn residents to receive a discount on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll. … Full Article

Barry Club tests students’ knowledge of Revolutionary War hero

College students can win prizes for their knowledge of the Revolutionary War and Irish history by entering a contest sponsored by the Commodore Barry Club of Brooklyn, Inc. … Full Article

College basketball stars help kids with cancer

Children with cancer will be getting expert advice on how to improve their basketball skills at a special sports clinic taking place Jan. 25 in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Lockdown at Brooklyn's Edward R. Murrow High School cancelled after knife mix-up

Brooklyn’s Edward R. Murrow High School was placed on lockdown on Wednesday afternoon as police followed up on a report of three black males armed with knives. The report turned out to be in error, a police spokesperson told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article

St. Patrick’s Parade Committee to host meet & greet

The committee organizing the Bay Ridge Saint Patrick Parade isn’t waiting until the day of the parade to stir up excitement over the big march. There is a whole host of pre-parade activities planned between now and March 22, when the parade takes place on Third Avenue. … Full Article

Gentile pushed council to fund bulletproof vests for cops

Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who led a drive back in 2006 to secure funding to outfit 18,000 New York City cops with new bulletproof vests, praised a proposal announced last week by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to replace the vests with new ones. … Full Article

Bay Ridge business owners like Cuomo’s tax cut proposal

Owners of small, mom and pop-type businesses in Bay Ridge expressed cautious optimism about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new proposal to lower their taxes. … Full Article


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