Donovan: Zadroga Act extension a done deal

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan announced Tuesday that just as he had predicted, the House leadership has included a permanent extension of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in a year-end omnibus spending bill expected to come up for a vote on Dec. 17. … Full Article

Crazy Hat Day brings out creative side of students

Students, faculty and staff at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn arrived at school on a recent Friday dressed in the craziest headgear they could find or create, to show off their school spirit on Crazy Hat Day, an annual tradition at the private school located at 8515 Ridge Boulevard. … Full Article

Third Avenue Merchants collect toys for soldiers’ children

“The generosity of this community is amazing!” Col. Joseph Davidson, commander of the U.S. … Full Article

Borough Park street named for Holocaust hero

A Borough Park street was officially renamed by New York City on Sunday in memory of a rabbi who helped save thousands of Polish refugees and Slovakian Jews from concentration camps during the dark years of the Holocaust. … Full Article

Dyker Heights girl needs help paying for medicine

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association has stepped up to the plate to help a wheelchair-bound Dyker Heights girl who shows symptoms of Lyme disease but has been denied coverage by her family’s health insurance company. … Full Article

Cops hunt Bay Ridge Menorah vandals

Heartless vandals deliberately destroyed a Hanukkah Menorah that a religious organization had placed outside a Bay Ridge park, but the victims showed that they weren’t about to let crooks ruin their holiday. They quickly replaced the Menorah with another one. … Full Article

Santa leaves North Pole to come to Bay Ridge

Santa Claus left the North Pole temporarily to fly into Bay Ridge on his sleigh, landing inside Saint Anselm Catholic Academy, where he greeted children and posed for photos with his fans. … Full Article

Gentile rallies for better R train service

Bay Ridge resident Lisa Levy says her commute to work is a headache because of the R train. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Lawyers donate toys to Fort Hamilton base

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) hosted its annual holiday party and judges’ night at the trendy Cebu Restaurant on Third Avenue Thursday night, where they collected toys for the children of the Fort Hamilton army base. … Full Article

Donovan says House will pass Zadroga Act extension

The House of Representatives will vote to make the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act permanent, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who was among the elected officials from New York pushing hard for the legislation. … Full Article


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