Christian Orthodox pastor leads Xaverian students in prayer

Xaverian High School was originally founded in 1957 as a Catholic educational institution for boys, but the Bay Ridge school actually has a diverse population that includes students who are Christian Orthodox. … Full Article

Art on the Corner presents an evening of ‘Crime Jazz’

“Crime Jazz” sounds like a music category like “Gangsta Rap” but it’s actually the name of a unique show that will be presented in Bay Ridge this month featuring music associated with crime and criminals. … Full Article

Bay Ridge activist leads NYC to DC March2Justice

Brooklyn is expected to have a strong presence at a planned protest march that will take demonstrators from New York City all the way to Washington D.C. on foot. … Full Article

American Legion band to perform at historic church

Veteran conductor Irwin Meyer will lead the Kings County American Legion Headquarters Band in a free concert at the historic New Utrecht Reformed Church in Bensonhurst later this month. … Full Article

Bensonhurst school uses smart phones to combat bullies

At David Boody Intermediate School, students and teachers are using smart phones for a lot more than just texting and checking emails. Boody is one of a handful of schools using Bridg-it School, a new program aimed at reducing incidents of bullying with the help of technology. … Full Article

Report: Democrats giving up on Gentile in congress race

If Democrat Vincent Gentile has any chance at winning the special election for the Brooklyn-Staten Island congress seat on May 5, he’s going to have to do it without help from deep pocketed fellow Democrats in Washington D.C., according to a report in the New York Daily News. … Full Article

Golden to host ‘Shred Fest’ outside his district offices

One of the best ways to protect yourself against thieves looking to steal your identity is to make sure they can’t get their hands on sensitive documents containing your personal information, according to state Sen. Marty Golden. … Full Article

Bay Ridge mom starts petition for half-day pre-k classes

The city’s universal pre-kindergarten program isn’t universally loved. … Full Article

New Utrecht High School grad serving on warship

Dania Bologna, a New Utrecht High School graduate, is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. … Full Article

Kids custom make their own Easter bonnets

Students and teachers at St. Patrick Catholic Academy in Bay Ridge got a jump on Easter Sunday by participating in the annual Easter Hat Parade in the school auditorium on March 31. Everyone could take part in the parade, as long as they were wearing a custom-made hat! … Full Article


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