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P.S. 264 teaches architects a lesson, S.C.A. president says

Bay Ridge
P.S. 264, the new elementary school where a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Oct. 3, will be a place where thousands of Bay Ridge children will learn their ABCs now and over the next several decades. … Full Article
 

Judge orders car dealers to pay customers back $294,500

Bay Ridge
In what New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called “a victory for consumers” a judge has ordered the owner of four Bay Ridge car dealerships to pay back a total of $294,500 to customers after it was found that the auto dealer had engaged in deceptive sales tactics. … Full Article
 

Gentile demands traffic agents back off

Bay Ridge
Double parking is illegal. But is it okay if it’s being done by a parent dropping off a child at school?

Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Bay Ridge-Bensonhurst) said yes, it is. … Full Article
 

Greek Cultural Festival shines in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge
The Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church at 84th Street and Ridge Boulevard held its annual Fall Cultural Festival recently, and once again the streets of Ridge Boulevard were filled with revelers – not just Greek-Americans, but all who come together to make Bay Ridge a united neighborhood. … Full Article
 

Students at Brooklyn’s Explore Charter School tops in ‘Progress’

Flatbush
When it comes to student progress, Brooklyn’s Explore Charter School is tops among city schools. The Flatbush charter made more progress than any other K-8 public school in New York City this year, according to annual progress reports the city released this week. … Full Article
 

Pilo Arts raises funds for breast cancer research

Bay Ridge
For this entire month, Pilo Arts, on 84th Street and Fourth Avenue, will be the exclusive Tri-State partner with the Z-100 Elvis Duran and The Morning Show, providing pink hair extension services. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge welcomes opening of new school

Bay Ridge
With help from eager second graders, P.S. 264 Principal Patrice Edison, center, gets ready to cut the ceremonial ribbon to mark the officially dedication of the new elementary school on Oct. 3. P.S. 264, located at 371 89th St. in Bay Ridge, took two years to construct and opened last month. … Full Article
 

High School Beat: Erasmus hosts B&G in battle of unbeatens

Flatbush
A little less than 11 months ago, the Kangaroos of Boys and Girls High School had their chances for a Public School Athletic League Championship Division title dashed by eventual city runner-up Erasmus Hall at Brooklyn's Sid Luckman Field. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge walking tour set for Oct. 20

Bay Ridge
The Historic Districts Council will conduct a walking tour of Bay Ridge on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 10 a.m. … Full Article
 

Catholic school students contemplate life in ‘Fahrenheit 451’

Bay Ridge
Cathy Andersen calls it “one of the best decisions I ever made.” Andersen, who teaches Honors English at Fontbonne Hall Academy in Bay Ridge, said she has been assigning Ray Bradbury’s dark, classic novel “Fahrenheit 451” to her students at the elite Catholic high school for girls to read for sev … Full Article
 

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