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Howard Dunn helped Bay Ridge show its patriotism

Howard Dunn, a World War II veteran who became famous in Bay Ridge for his dedication to veterans’ causes and his patriotic and painstaking efforts to plant hundreds of American flags on sidewalks throughout the neighborhood, died on Sept. 25 after a long illness. He was 88 years old. … Full Article
 

Gentile on the mend following surgery on both knees

Councilmember Vincent Gentile will have quite a tale to tell if he is asked how he spent his summer vacation. … Full Article
 

Gentile to host carnival on 69th Street Pier

The 69th Street Pier in Bay Ridge will be the site of a carnival on Saturday designed to give New Yorkers the chance to enjoy the spectacular waterfront while the weather is still warm. … Full Article
 

Adelphi Academy marks 50 years in Bay Ridge

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn’s 153rd academic year is shaping up to be extra special, as the historic private school is also marking its 50th year in Bay Ridge. … Full Article
 

Donovan displays independent streak in Congress

U.S. Rep. Daniel Donovan has been in Congress for only four months but he has had quite an eventful time as a freshman lawmaker. … Full Article
 

Number of homeless increases in Bay Ridge

With the city awash with reports of more homeless people living on the streets, solid, middle-class neighborhoods like Bay Ridge are not immune to the problem, according to local officials. … Full Article
 

Visitation Academy Campus Ministry to serve community

A new Campus Ministry program beginning this semester at Visitation Academy is aimed at encouraging the post-9/11 generation to recognize the importance of community service, according to Arlene Figaro, principal of the Catholic school for girls located in Bay Ridge. … Full Article
 

Lutheran Hospital moving toward merger with NYU Langone

Lutheran Medical Center, which made news back in April when it signed an affiliation agreement with health care giant NYU Langone, is making news again — this time by entering into a full merger with its big brother. … Full Article
 

Feds inspect Shore Road Promenade

Experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspected the Shore Road Promenade on Tuesday with an eye toward identifying locations that could be repaired under a resiliency program. … Full Article
 

Ex-NY Congressman Grimm begins prison sentence for tax fraud

Former Congressman Michael Grimm, who represented southwest Brooklyn and Staten Island, has reported to a prison in western Pennsylvania to begin his eight-month sentence for tax evasion. … Full Article
 

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