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Bay Ridge student is Presidential Scholar

Talk about a great graduation present! Amrit Hingorani, a Bay Ridge resident who recently graduated from Stuyvesant High School, made a trip to Washington, D.C., but he wasn’t there just to see the Lincoln Memorial. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union execs plan for ‘unthinkable situations’

Executives at the Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union said they’re not waiting for a terrorist attack or some other disaster to strike in order to prepare for emergencies. … Full Article

Adelphi students end school year with Beatles revue

At Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn, they believe “All You Need Is Love.” Students and teachers ended the 2015-2016 school year with “A Beatles Musical Revue,” a loving tribute to John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. … Full Article

McKinley grad offers trumpet tribute to mom

As president of the Community Education Council of School District 20, Laurie Windsor attends dozens of graduation ceremonies at Southwest Brooklyn schools each June. … Full Article

Summer concert series brings music to Brooklyn parks

It’s summer time and for music fans in Southwest Brooklyn, the warm weather will bring the sounds of rock and roll, show tunes, jazz and folk music to their local parks. … Full Article

Fontbonne Speech Team dazzles judges in national contest

Two members of the Fontbonne Hall Academy Speech and Debate Team proved to be among the best speakers in the country when they competed in a national championship in Salt Lake City earlier this month. … Full Article

Legislature passes cop tuition waiver bill

A bill passed by the state Legislature to allow police officers to receive a waiver on tuition for one course at the City University of New York (CUNY) is awaiting Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature. … Full Article

Bay Ridge pre-k program celebrates ‘Donuts with Dads’

Sugary snacks like donuts aren’t usually allowed in classrooms, but officials in School District 20 made an exception and allowed pre-K children to indulge in the sweet treat. And their dads were welcome to join them. … Full Article

Xaverian names new girl’s volleyball coach

Xaverian High School, which is going co-ed in September, is continuing its effort to establish a strong sports program for its incoming female students. … Full Article

Irene Chu is new president of Stars & Stripes Club

In a move signaling the increasing political clout of Asian-Americans in southwest Brooklyn, the Stars & Stripes Regular Democratic Club has selected Irene Chu, a Chinese-American, to serve as its new president. … Full Article


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