Bay Ridge mourns loss of Ken Thompson

Describing him as “a dear friend of our club,” leaders of the Bay Ridge Democrats political organization mourned the death of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson by sharing memories of their encounters with the borough’s chief law enforcement officer. … Full Article

Adelphi Academy celebrates Hero Day

There’s a hero inside every Adelphian. That was the message delivered by students and teachers at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn during the school’s recent celebration of Hero Day. … Full Article

Donovan urges students to enter congressional app contest

Students in Southwest Brooklyn who have a flair for creativity and taste for technology will have a chance to see their work go on display in the U.S. Capitol if they enter a contest sponsored by Congress. … Full Article

Council hopeful blasts heroin shoot-up proposal

A proposal to allow drug addicts to legally shoot up in sanctioned facilities around New York City is coming under fire from a prospective City Council candidate who is blasting the idea as idiotic and dangerous. … Full Article

St. Mary’s Church to hold annual rug sale Oct. 8-10

St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, located at 192 81st St. in Bay Ridge, will once again hold its annual rug sale. … Full Article

Chadwick’s presents night of country music in Bay Ridge

Chadwick’s — one of Brooklyn’s most popular restaurants — is going country … for one night only. On Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 p.m. to midnight, country entertainer Loren will bring his show to Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Kings Plaza Macy’s event raises $13,000 for March of Dimes

Two Brooklyn Macy’s stores that took part in a recent “Shop for a Cause” fundraiser for the March of Dimes had extraordinary success, according to a March of Dimes leader. … Full Article

NYPD families tie blue ribbons to show support for police

A movement started by two Staten Island women to demonstrate support for police officers in the wake of the shooting deaths of three Baton Rouge cops in July has quickly grown into an international show of respect for law enforcement, according to the founders, who came to Bay Ridge on Tues … Full Article

Midwood High School’s 75th Anniversary Jubilee to honor former N.Y. first lady Matilda Cuomo

One of Brooklyn’s finest schools is celebrating a milestone birthday. Midwood High School is 75 years old, and the Brooklyn Eagle was there at its inception.  Since then, the Eagle has followed the school’s accomplishments from the start. … Full Article

Bay Ridge church begins celebration of 125th anniversary

A Bay Ridge church that was founded in 1891 kicked off a year-long celebration of its 125th anniversary with a special mass on a recent Sunday where parishioners had fun looking back at history. … Full Article


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