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Erasmus Hall graduate serving on US Navy ship in Japan

A 1996 Erasmus Hall High School graduate is serving aboard USS John S. McCain, living and working at a US Navy base in Japan. … Full Article
 

Chris Mullin named to Xaverian High School’s board of trustees

Chris Mullin, a five-time NBA all-star, two-time Olympic gold medalist and an inductee into the NBA Hall of Fame, is taking on a new challenge – one that will have him helping to guide Brooklyn students. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge Cares to hold fundraiser for cancer patients

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is coming to a close, but a group of activists in Bay Ridge is working to make sure September goes out with a bang. Bay Ridge Cares, a non-profit organization that assists families in need, will host a party on Sept. … Full Article
 

41st Third Avenue Festival to be 'best one yet,' organizers say

The 41st Annual Third Avenue Festival will be the best one yet, the event’s organizers predicted. The festival, a 25-block-long street fair featuring everything from concert stages to flea markets, is set for Sept. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Eagle publisher wins Pioneer Award from Bay Ridge biz group

Dozier Hasty, publisher of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, the only major daily newspaper focusing solely on the borough, has been named one of the winners of the Merchants of Third Avenue Pioneer Civic Service Awards for 2014. … Full Article
 

Norwegian Christian Home hosts fall fair

The Norwegian Christian Home and Health Center welcomed autumn by hosting a Fall Fair on Saturday, featuring food, gifts, raffles and fun activities for children. The center, located at 1250 67th St. in Dyker Heights, sponsors a fall fair in its main building every year. … Full Article
 

Lawmakers seek to extend deadline for WTC victims to get medical help

Even 13 years later, people who worked on the recovery efforts at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of Sept. … Full Article
 

Gentile throws house warming party at his new office

Councilmember Vincent Gentile threw open the doors to his new district office, welcomed well wishers and, like any good host, provided visitors with lots of food, turning the official opening of his office into a house party on Saturday. … Full Article
 

More than a dozen sex offenders residing in unmarked Prospect-Lefferts Gardens building

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents were alarmed to discover that a nondescript, unmarked building in their neighborhood has been home to more than a dozen sex offenders. 1785 Bedford Ave., between Sterling St. and Lefferts Ave., began housing the dangerous residents about two years ago. … Full Article
 

Ragamuffin Parade luncheon raises funds for kiddie march

Preparations are being finalized for the 48th Annual Ragamuffin Parade, an event that features thousands of children wearing homemade costumes marching up Third Avenue in Bay Ridge to the cheers of tens of thousands of spectators lining the streets. … Full Article
 

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