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Bishop Kearney HS names new director of alumnae

Bishop Kearney High School has a new director of alumnae relations. Catherine McCarthy Schmidt, a 1974 graduate of the Catholic school for girls, has been named to the post. School officials announced the news on May 26. … Full Article

Denyse Wharf gets a springtime spruce up

As part of his ongoing effort to convince the city that Denyse Wharf is a perfect spot for a marine science lab, a retired high school assistant principal led a group of volunteers in a cleanup of the Revolutionary War pier at the foot of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in Bay Ridge on a recent Sa … Full Article

Congress candidate blasts ‘pay to play’ campaign finance

The Democrat hoping to unseat Republican-Conservative U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan in the Nov. 8 election blasted the country’s campaign finance system, charging that the system is broken and in desperate need of reform. … Full Article

World War II veteran to lead Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

One of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country takes place right here in Brooklyn. And it’s still going strong. The 149th Annual Kings County Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 30, in Bay Ridge, starting at 11 a.m. … Full Article

Gentile drives effort to stop T-intersection parking tickets

If you’re a motorist who has been slapped with a summons for parking your car at a T-intersection in a mid-block location, Councilmember Vincent Gentile wants you to know that you can fight City Hall and win. … Full Article

Hurricane season is almost here, time to prepare

With hurricane season arriving less than a month away, lawmakers are stepping up efforts to get the public to prepare for big storms and increase the odds of survival should another Superstorm Sandy arrive on U.S. shores. … Full Article

St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church celebrates the Very Rev. Michael Ellias

On Sunday, May 22, St. Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church celebrated the Very Rev. Michael Ellias’ 60th birthday and the 30th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.  The event was held in St. Mary’s newly renovated hall and was attended by over 150 guests and parishioners. … Full Article

Adelphi Science Fair brings out inventive side of students

Students put scientific methods into practice at Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn's Annual Science Fair, an all-day event featuring dozens of inventive projects put on display to be marveled at by classmates, parents and guests inside the John Lockwood Auditorium Theatre.  … Full Article

Minson leaving Bishop Kearney High School

In a surprise move, Dr. Margaret Minson, president of Bishop Kearney High School, is stepping down from her post, school officials announced. … Full Article

Cops play jazz, read to kids at P.S. 127 Team Up event

The cops who walked into P.S. 127 on a recent Tuesday weren’t there to make arrests or reprimand truants. They were there to have fun. … Full Article


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