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Bay Ridge salutes Pioneers of Third Avenue

All hail the pioneers! Ten of Bay Ridge’s most dedicated business owners and civic do-gooders were given public recognition for their efforts to make the community a better place to live and work at a special dinner hosted by one of Brooklyn’s leading merchants’ organizations. … Full Article
 

Guarinello marks 45 years at HeartShare

In an era when employees can expect to work for several different companies throughout their lifetimes, Bill Guarinello stands out. Guarinello is marking his 45th year working for one employer — HeartShare Human Services of New York. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge students decorate store windows with Halloween art

Bay Ridge is getting ready for Halloween with a little help from local students who visited the neighborhood’s shopping strips Tuesday morning to paint store windows and give shoppers a scary thrill. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Assembly seat up for grabs in Nov. 3 election

A hotly contested race to succeed Democrat Alec Brook-Krasny in the New York state Assembly is coming down to the wire as the two women running for the open seat step up their campaigns to win over voters. … Full Article
 

Adelphi Academy celebrates Disney Day

Students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn showed their school spirit by dressing in their favorite Disney-themed clothing and accessories on a recent Friday. … Full Article
 

Xaverian establishes high school girls’ sports program

Xaverian High School, a Catholic school that will be going co-ed in September of 2016, is busy laying the groundwork for a female sports program. … Full Article
 

In Public Service: Eugene pushes council to do more for teens

Dr. Mathieu Eugene is the only medical doctor on the City Council. His status has led to some interesting moments at City Hall. For one thing, council colleagues come up to him all the time with their complaints about minor aches and pains, he said. … Full Article
 

Gentile wins Mets baseball bet against Chicago pol

Even though his team won, Councilmember Vincent Gentile is still going to send a Junior’s cheesecake to a Chicago counterpart as part of a bet over the National League Championship series between the Mets and the Cubs. It’s a condolence prize, he said. … Full Article
 

Donovan demands U.S. restrict funding to Palestinian Authority

The Palestinian Authority should pay a still financial penalty for the violence taking place in Israel, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who is calling on the U.S. government to restrict future aid. … Full Article
 

Volunteers clean historic Bay Ridge wharf

A group of volunteers, including dozens of local students, conducted a cleanup of Denyse Wharf, an old, largely unused pier in Bay Ridge that they are hoping the city will turn into a marine science lab for schools. … Full Article
 

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