Fort Hamilton HS grad serving aboard aircraft carrier

Arian Trower is making Brooklyn very proud. Trower, a 2013 graduate of Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge, joined the U.S. Navy and is currently on the adventure of a lifetime serving aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. George Washington. … Full Article

Baker shows veterans Valentine’s Day love with cupcakes

Military veterans got to enjoy an early Valentine’s Day gift that satisfied a sweet tooth, thanks to a baking company president who wanted to show his appreciation for their service to the country. … Full Article

Golden adds Bay Ridge business leader to his staff

Arlene Rutuelo, a Bay Ridge business and civic leader who was recently in the news when she announced the closure of her Norwegian goods shop Nordic Delicacies, has landed a new job. … Full Article

BP Adams awards Midwood Ambulance Service as first of borough’s Community Businesses

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Saturday launched Brooklyn’s Community Businesses, a series where he will honor local businesses with a commitment to their communities, and named Midwood Ambulance Service as the first such honoree. … Full Article

Grandmaster tells Poly Prep students: Chess is fun!

Maurice Ashley, the first African-American international chess grandmaster, recently paid a visit to Poly Prep Country Day School’s Bay Ridge campus, where he told students in Poly’s middle school about his efforts to convince people that chess, while a difficult endeavor, is also a fun gam … Full Article

Town hall to focus on stopping illegal home conversions

Residents of Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge are growing increasingly nervous about the prospect of a population explosion hitting their communities due to illegal home expansions that create multi-unit apartment houses in what were once charming one- and two-family dwellings. … Full Article

Maimonides doctors can replace heart valves without major surgery

A heart operation is never going to be as simple as going to the dentist, but doctors at Maimonides Medical Center are working on ways to reduce cardiac complications for their patients. … Full Article

Art on the Corner marks 10th anniversary with concert

An arts program that has been offering entertainment, education and enrichment in Bay Ridge for a decade is marking its 10th anniversary with a special concert that will also serve as a fundraiser. … Full Article

Bay Ridge board seeks safer crossing for school children

Thousands of children are potentially in danger when they walk to schools in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights due to deteriorating roadway conditions and a shortage of school crossing guards, according to Community Board 10 officials, who are working on a transportation safety plan. … Full Article

Special guests, events highlight Catholic Schools Week at St. Patrick

A federal magistrate judge returned to her old elementary school in Bay Ridge, where she helped students kick off Catholic Schools Week festivities and picked up an award as a notable graduate. … Full Article


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