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Xaverian H.S. seniors get acceptance letters from colleges

Xaverian High School seniors are starting to get letters from colleges they have applied to for admission and the teens like answers they’re receiving! … Full Article
 

Doctoral student conducts civil rights research at Adelphi

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn hosted Katherine Perrotta, a doctoral candidate from Georgia State University, who recently spent time at the Bay Ridge private school teaching a series of lessons to the academy’s middle and upper school classes on a little-known 19th century civil rights pionee … Full Article
 

Insurance agent bilked clients out of $4.5 million

A Staten Island man who owned a Bay Ridge-based insurance company systematically bilked his elderly clients out of nearly $4.5 million over a period of time, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Republicans blast Cruz over ‘NY values’ sneer

Hey, Ted Cruz, don’t mess with New York! Brooklyn Republicans joined in the chorus of boos reigning down on the U.S. senator from Texas who blasted GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump by claiming the bombastic billionaire has “New York values.” … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Pre-k proposal subject of two hearings

A proposal by the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) to open a pre-kindergarten center in the former offices of Community Board 10 has raised concerns for Bay Ridge educational leaders because of the location’s closeness to the Gowanus Expressway. … Full Article
 

Squadron urges MTA to inspect R subway line

The R train is desperately in need of improvements, according to state Sen. Daniel Squadron, who is among several elected officials pushing the MTA to conduct a top-to-bottom review of the subway line. … Full Article
 

Cuomo’s State of State draws mixed reaction in Brooklyn

Reaction poured in from both sides of the political aisle and from Brooklyn’s business community in the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sixth State of the State Address on Wednesday. … Full Article
 

NYC Emergency Management honors volunteers who assisted in October Borough Park building explosion recovery efforts

New York City Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito hosted a recognition ceremony at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn to honor the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers who assisted the Borough Park community following a building expl … Full Article
 

Malliotakis blasts Cuomo’s minimum wage hike

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for State University of New York (SUNY) workers sets a dangerous precedent, according to Republican Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis. … Full Article
 

City eyes opening Bay Ridge pre-K site next to expressway

Roaring trucks and 4-year-olds aren’t a good combination, according to a Bay Ridge educational leader who is raising objections to a proposal by the city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) to open a pre-K center next to a Gowanus Expressway exit. … Full Article
 

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