Bay Ridge Historical Society ready for new season

The Bay Ridge Historical Society has elected a new president and is gearing up for a new season of meetings and events, where talk of yesterday isn’t old fashioned. … Full Article

Greenfield says repaving best done in summer

The streets of Borough Park aren’t paved with gold, but they definitely are paved. … Full Article

Harris gets Democratic nod to run for Assembly

Pamela Harris, a retired correction officer and Coney Island civic leader, emerged victorious when the Brooklyn Democratic County Committee met Tuesday night to select the party’s candidate to run for the state Assembly seat vacated by Alec Brook-Krasny. … Full Article

Fontbonne partners with Brown to promote STEM for girls

It’s a long way from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn to Providence, Rhode Island, but academic institutions in those two communities are teaming up to encourage girls to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). … Full Article

BKLYN's fascinating fixer-uppers: Old-fashioned houses in Homecrest and Lefferts Manor

In manicured, marvelous Brooklyn, fixer-upper buildings really stand out. Some are splendid despite their disrepair. The messiness adds to their allure. Some are just a mess. … Full Article

Working Families Party endorses Harris for Assembly

With the Democratic County Committee poised to meet this week to select a candidate to run for the state Assembly seat vacated by Alec Brook-Krasny, would-be candidates are busy working behind the scenes to try and secure the support of committee members. … Full Article

Donovan looks to reform FEMA with legislation

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who was elected to Congress in May, introduced his first piece of legislation on Sept. 9, a bill to overhaul the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) which came under fire in many quarters for its response to Superstorm Sandy. … Full Article

St. Patrick students greeted by balloons on first day

Students and parents returned to St. Patrick Catholic Academy for the first day of classes on Wednesday after summer vacation and were greeted with green and gold balloons that had been placed in the auditorium of the Bay Ridge school. … Full Article

Pols push for feds to declare trash plant as Superfund site

The ongoing controversy over the city’s construction of a trash compacting plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront is now a federal issue. … Full Article

Bay Ridge insurance agent indicted for allegedly swindling seniors out of millions

A Bay Ridge insurance agent is accused of swindling his customers out of more than $2.5 million of their life savings in a scam targeting vulnerable senior citizens, Brooklyn prosecutors alleged on Wednesday. … Full Article


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