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P.S. 102 kids run for fun and health

When students at Bay Ridge’s P.S. 102 wanted to show the importance of getting regular exercise and eating healthy foods, they didn’t just talk the talk. They walked the walk. Actually, they ran the race! … Full Article
 

Ray Kelly tells Bishop Kearney grads to ‘be ready’

Former police commissioner Ray Kelly was the commencement speaker at Bishop Kearney High School’s graduation ceremony, where he told the graduates to be ready to make a difference in the world. … Full Article
 

City repairs sinkhole on Bay Ridge street

The city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) had to deal with a sinkhole that had suddenly developed on a Bay Ridge block Monday night. … Full Article
 

Malliotakis tells Rutgers students to get active in politics

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who first won a seat in the Assembly at the age of 29, told a group of female Rutgers University students about her journey to elective office and urged them to think about careers in politics. … Full Article
 
 

Bay Ridge precinct council starts ‘Summer of Support’ for NYPD

Fighting what they termed an avalanche of negative publicity against cops, a coalition of Southwest Brooklyn civic and political groups announced the start of “Summer of Support,” a show of public support for the NYPD in which everyday New Yorkers are asked to sign pro-police message boards … Full Article
 

Spike in anti-Semitic crimes worries Greenfield

Councilmember David Greenfield, who earlier this year introduced a bill that would allow yeshivas and other religious schools to have city-funded security officers, is redoubling his efforts to get the legislation passed, charging that a recent spike in anti-Semitic crimes makes passage imperativ … Full Article
 

Donovan votes against THUD bill

The House passed a $55 billion transportation and housing bill, but the legislation passed without the support of the Republican member of the New York City delegation. … Full Article
 

Credit unions help local economies grow, regulator says

The nation’s credit unions are doing their part to ensure the continuing growth of local economies, according to a federal regulator who said the unions play a vital role in the country’s financial health. … Full Article
 

Looking for work? Gentile to host job fair

Councilmember Vincent Gentile has seen numerous residents coming into his Bay Ridge district office, resumes in hand, asking for his help in landing jobs. In an effort to help New Yorkers find work, Gentile is turning into a one-man employment, at least for one day. … Full Article
 

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