Bay Ridge Courier

The Bay Ridge Courier – News Corporation (formerly Courier Life Publications)

The Bay Ridge Courier is a newspaper in New York City, New York, USA covering local news, sports, business, jobs, and community events for the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Sunset Park.


Parents Balk at School Board 20 Search for New Superintendent

By Craig McGuire

Enraged parents blasted the District 20 school board this week over a move they feel threatens Superintendent Ralph Fabrizio. At its December meeting at P.S. 105, 1031 59th Street, School Board 20 approved … (Click Here to Read More)


Controversy Update: Dayton Manor Soon to be Occupied

By Craig McGuire

In an effort to keep Dayton Manor from being converted into housing for the homeless, Congresswoman Susan Molinari is helping to orchestrate a transfer of the 120-unit facility to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, for use by civilian staffers and their families … (Click Here to Read More)


Graffiti ‘Markers’ May Be Put Out of Minors’ Reach

By Craig McGuire

A bill addressing the problem of graffiti by limiting the accessibility of graffiti paraphernalia is currently being considered by both the New York State Senate and Assembly. “This bill is long overdue,” said … (Click Here to Read More)


Bay Ridge Church Gets Special X-Mas Present – A Lady Reverend

By Craig McGuire

Parishioners at the Bethany Lutheran Church received a bit more than the usual Christmas presents and yuletide cheer this holiday season. In late December, the congregation at Bethany, 1037 72nd Street, announced the arrival of its new pastor, the Reverend Jeanne R. Warfield … (Click Here to Read More)


Maimonides Hospital to Expand Emergency Room

By Craig McGuire

Construction is expected to begin early this summer on an expended emergency room and labor and delivery area at Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 10th Avenue. Maimonides representatives and architects from Manhattan-based Norman Rosenfeld Architects presented their plans to … (Click Here to Read More)


Multi-generational Christmas Warms Hearts at Augustana Home

By Craig McGuire

The spirits of Christmas past and Christmas present came together during the holiday season this year when students from Public School 127, 7805 7th Avenue, visited the Augustana Home for the Aged, 1680 60th Street. At their annual visit, students in Rudy Passaro’s fifth grade class sang Christmas carols and … (Click Here to Read More)


Principal for a Day at Fort Hamilton High School

By Craig McGuire

The Principal’s all wet … as Fort Hamilton High School’s usual top educator got a soaking last week. Alice Farkouh traded places with one lucky student, who was named principal for the day … (Click Here to Read More)

Photo Credit: Bay Ridge, 72 Street – By Eric R. Bechtold