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Fontbonne celebrates Class of 2015 with graduation, church liturgy

Fontbonne Hall Academy changed its graduation tradition this year to include not just commencement exercises but a liturgy in a church. … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater encourages young performers’ show biz dreams

Christopher Saad and Laura Downey are both young but they have already built up impressive resumes in theater and each will now get the chance to continue their studies in the arts thanks to a Bay Ridge group whose mission is to encourage a love of the arts. … Full Article

Young runners participate in ‘Race for the Cure’

Hundreds of girls and boys from ages 4 to 16 competed in the annual Dyker Heights Athletic Association (DHAA)/ St. Bernadette Knights’ “Race for the Cure” mini marathon on June 6. … Full Article

Pols approve DMV refunds for military veterans

Veterans who wish to have their military service status reflected on their driver’s licenses no longer have to pay a fee for the designation, thanks to a rules change. But what about veterans who paid the fee before the change went into effect? … Full Article

Aidala is 100th President of Brooklyn Bar Association

Arthur Aidala Esq., the new president of the Brooklyn Bar Association, came into office on June 1 with exciting plans for the 2,000-member organization. Among the events he is planning is trip to Cuba for lawyers in 2016. Aidala has also arranged for U.S. … Full Article

Visitation dads have dandy dinner to help daughters’ school

Visitation Academy is a prestigious Catholic school for girls in Bay Ridge, but on Wednesday nght, it was the men associated with the place who grabbed the spotlight. … Full Article

Denyse Wharf cleanup crew gets close up view of harbor seal

Members of the Harbor Seals Swim Team got a chance to meet their namesake when a real life harbor seal swam up to the edge of Denyse Wharf while the swimmers were cleaning the Bay Ridge pier. … Full Article

Property tax relief bill wins senate approval

Senior citizens who qualify would be eligible for a break on their property taxes if a bill recently passed by the New York State Senate eventually becomes law. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s 5 Ave. Spring Festival offers food, fun, frivolity

The weather forecasters predicted a deluge for Sunday afternoon, but the rain held off until the end of the Fifth Avenue Spring Festival in Bay Ridge, a delay that allowed hundreds of thousands of people the chance to enjoy the food, rides, games, music and other sights and sounds. … Full Article

Make Access-A-Ride renewal process easier, pols say

Frail elderly New Yorkers who rely on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Access-A-Ride program to get to doctor’s appointments should not have to jump through hoops to remain eligible for the service, according to two lawmakers fighting to change the system. … Full Article


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