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With Donovan absent, Brooklyn constituents plan town hall

Deep concerns over the policies of President Donald Trump, coupled with a belief that their local representative isn’t standing up to him, are the impetus behind a constituent town hall that Brooklyn political activists are planning to hold in Bay Ridge. … Full Article
 

Lawmakers, even candidates, fight for school funding

With state lawmakers in Albany deadlocked over a final budget for the coming fiscal year, locals, including Bay Ridge City Council candidate Justin Brannan, are urging lawmakers to meet funding levels for NYC public schools required under the 2006 Campaign for Fiscal Equity lawsuit, … Full Article
 

Adelphi Academy show flashes back to 1980s

The clock was turned back 30 years at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn as members of the school’s Adelphian Masquers Drama Society and Theater Arts Program performed “Back to the 80’s … The Totally Awesome Musical!” Presented in association with the Adelphian Players Community Theater Organization thr … Full Article
 

Fontbonne student selected for Storefront Art Walk

A talented young artist from Fontbonne Hall Academy is getting the chance to bring her work to a larger audience thanks to a new partnership between her school and the organizers of an outdoor art exhibition on Bay Ridge’s Fifth Avenue. … Full Article
 

Malliotakis vows IDNYC legal battle not over

Calling Mayor Bill de Blasio’s effort to destroy personal records of New Yorkers applying for IDNYC identification cards an “irresponsible” action, Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis vowed to fight on, despite losing a lawsuit she filed against New York City. … Full Article
 

Donovan goes after counterfeit painkiller pushers

With the opioid addiction rate continuing to climb nationwide, U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan is reviving legislation aimed at stopping drug dealers from using pill presses to manufacture counterfeit painkillers. … Full Article
 

No end in sight for collapsed ramp at Shore Road Park

A few weeks ago, the Brooklyn Eagle reported on the Shore Road Park ramp closure at 97th Street in Bay Ridge, which has been closed for  … Full Article
 

Donovan invites students to enter congressional art contest

Calling all young artists! Here’s your chance to have your work displayed in the U.S. Capitol. U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan said he is accepting submissions for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition, a contest that is open to high school students around the country. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge precinct council shows love for children

The 68th Precinct Community Council, which works to serve as a bridge between police and the public in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, has sought to expand its mission in recent years to include charitable endeavors. … Full Article
 

Born in Brooklyn: ‘The Rifleman’ star Chuck Connors

Many people may be surprised to learn that actor Chuck Connors, best known as the star of the hit TV series “The Rifleman,” grew up in Bay Ridge. The show, which ran from 1958 to 1963, still lives on in reruns decades after its finale. … Full Article
 

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