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Bay Ridge residents exercising on Shore Road Promenade get an eyeful of the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge before sunset. Photo: Lore Croghan/Brooklyn Eagle

Shore Road Promenade is Bay Ridge’s open-air refuge during the coronavirus pandemic

April 2 | Lore Croghan

After long days spent indoors to help stop the spread of the killer coronavirus, Bay Ridge residents head to a waterside pathway beside the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge for fresh air and exercise. Shore Road Promenade is a go-to spot before sunset, even on the gloomiest evenings. Take a look at these photos from Tuesday, March 31, […]

Rose to VA: Open hospitals to civilian patients

March 23 | Paula Katinas

As hospitals become stretched to the limit with coronavirus cases, New York state officials need to think outside the box when it comes to treating patients during the pandemic, according to U.S. Rep. Max Rose. Rose, a U.S. Army veteran, has offered up one idea: Open up veterans’ hospitals to civilian patients on an emergency […]

Brooklyn Friends School in Downtown Brooklyn is one of several private schools in the borough that have shut down due to coronavirus fears. Photo: Mary Frost/Brooklyn Eagle

Coronavirus shuts down private schools in Brooklyn

March 10 | Mary Frost

With spring break due to start next week, private schools in Brooklyn are closing their doors early due to coronavirus fears. Brooklyn Friends School, a pre-K – high school in Downtown Brooklyn, is shutting down until March 30, Head of School Crissy Cáceres told parents in an email late Monday. The school, which operates from two […]

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