Constitutional convention controversy: Local lawmakers urge voters to turn down proposal

The races for mayor and City Council aren’t the only things voters will find on the ballot when they show up at the polls on Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 7. … Full Article

Aelita Social Club hosts Jewish Festival

The Aelita Social Club hosted a well-attended Jewish Festival on Sunday, Oct. 22. Club President Leonora Bulychova organized the event in partnership with District 47 (Gravesend-Bensonhurst) Assemblymember William Colton, the office of U.S. Rep. … Full Article

Mom who lost teen to suicide lauds anti-bullying bill

The mother of a teenager who committed suicide last year after he was bullied at his Bay Ridge school is putting all of her energy behind legislation aimed at addressing the growing problem of bullying in the U.S.  … Full Article

Eagle Q&A: Capano refuses to give up on City Council race

Bob Capano won’t go down without a fight.  … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s Home Abstract celebrates 40th anniversary

Home Abstract Corp. at 8225 Third Avenue has just celebrated its 40th Anniversary as one of the leading title agencies in New York providing residential and commercial services throughout the state. … Full Article

Bay Ridge City Council race goes down to wire

In one of the hottest and most unpredictable races in the city this political season, three candidates are running for the City Council seat in a Southwest Brooklyn district that has swung between Democrat and Republican over the years. … Full Article

Dyker Heights native son planning 2nd book

Surprised and gratified by the response to his cookbook-memoir, 84-year-old Dyker Heights native Anthony LoFrisco has revealed that he is busy writing his second book. … Full Article

Bay Ridge businesses invite students to paint their windows for Halloween

Every year around Halloween, business along Third, Fourth and Fifth avenues in Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst allow school children to display their artwork on their store windows. … Full Article

Halloween art, kids and community service come together in annual Bay Ridge contest

Alexandra Emmerici knew she wanted to paint a witch for the Bay Ridge Community Council’s Halloween Window Painting Contest, but she also wanted to make sure her witch had a bit more pizzazz to her. … Full Article

Brooklyn Senior Idol finalists ready for big night

Saturday will be a big night for music lovers and those who love singing competitions. … Full Article


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