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Bishop Kearney grads boast $29 million in scholarships

The Bishop Kearney High School’s Class of 2016 earned an impressive $29 million in college scholarships, according to school officials, who said 100 percent of the graduates will go on to colleges and universities. … Full Article
 

Fontbonne students star in science symposium

Several students at Fontbonne Hall Academy capped off their school year by starring in a school fair at which they presented ambitious research projects they are undertaking as part of a three-year program in science. … Full Article
 

Ridge Runners are on the right track

Felix Chen, an avid runner, was used to training by himself for marathons and other races. But he began to notice something that troubled him. “I used to run alone, but at one point, I started to plateau. I started to lose my motivation,” he said. … Full Article
 

Donovan wants anti-terror funds to fight cyber-crime

Is the computer becoming a terror weapon? In the wrong hands, it could be, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who has introduced legislation to change to the country’s cybersecurity procedures. … Full Article
 

Gentile says budget ensures 6-day library service

Book lovers can rejoice now that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council have agreed on a new budget, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who said the fiscal package includes $23 million for libraries. … Full Article
 

McCreight hints Treyger is a carpetbagger

The race for Democratic leader in the 46th Assembly District (AD) focused this week on the issue of one candidate’s residency as his rival hinted that he’s a carpetbagger who doesn’t even live in the district that he’s running in. … Full Article
 

Muslim student calls Xaverian ‘home away from home’

Xaverian High School is a Catholic educational institution, but a student doesn’t have to be Catholic to enroll there. … Full Article
 

Night at the Races raises $10,000 for Bay Ridge Center

More than 100 people were lining up to bet on horses but they weren’t placing their wagers at Belmont. They were in a Bay Ridge senior citizens center and their bets were helping the center raise money for programs that service older adults. … Full Article
 

From all quarters, condemnation of Orlando attack

From Bay Ridge to Washington, D.C., leaders of Muslim groups and elected officials from both sides of the political aisle came forward to condemn the horrific attack in Orlando, Florida that left 50 dead early Sunday morning, including gunman Omar Mateen. … Full Article
 

Lemonade Coalition teams up to paint Bay Ridge benches

Bay Ridge residents who enjoy sitting on Shore Road and taking in the breathtaking view of New York Harbor that the shoreline offers now have comfortable, freshly painted benches to sit on, thanks to a group of local kids determined to do good things for their community. … Full Article
 

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