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Bay Ridge Lawyers come together for a late holiday tradition

January 28 | Rob Abruzzese

DYKER HEIGHTS — The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association held its annual Holiday Party and Judge’s Night at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights on Tuesday, Jan. 19 where approximately 100 members and judges got together to celebrate the holidays. In recent years, the Bay Ridge Lawyers have held their party after the holidays because there are […]

Fontbonne students hear cheers at Citrus Bowl

January 25 | Jaime DeJesus

Two Bay Ridge cheerleading stars performed on one of college football’s biggest stages Jan. 2. Fontbonne students Ava Berardelli and Gianna Felicia cheered with the Varsity Spirit Trophy Winners and All-Americans during a pre-game show at the NCAA Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla., where the LSU Tigers beat the Purdue Boilermakers. Over the summer, the […]

Neighborhood holds vigil for senior killed by car

January 25 | Jaime DeJesus

A vigil was held Thursday night in Owl’s Head Park for Bay Ridge resident Norman Fruchter, who died two weeks after he was hit by a car near his home. Fruchter, 85, was crossing Bliss Terrace and 68th Street at 10:12 p.m. on Dec. 22 when he was hit by a Hyundai Elantra traveling in […]

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