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Howard G. Christensen, 82

November 23, 2017 by Oswego Daily News

OSWEGO, NY – Howard G. Christensen, 82, a longtime resident of Fulton and Oswego passed away peacefully Tuesday November 21, 2017, at Morningstar Nursing Care Facility, Oswego. He was born at the Norwegian Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, in 1935 to the late ...

Dan Donovan Is Told To “Do Your Job” By Angry Constituents At Coffee Talk

November 20, 2017 by BKLYNER

BKLYNERBAY RIDGE – Congressman Dan Donovan of 11th Congressional District (CD11) held Coffee Talk – a town hall meeting this past Saturday afternoon at Fort Hamilton High School's cafeteria in Bay Ridge. The meeting with his Brooklyn constituents, over ...

Bernard King On Playing In New York: 'I Was One Of Them'

November 15, 2017 by ThePostGame

ThePostGameWhen Bernard King left Brooklyn in 1974, he was a legend on the New York City basketball scene. He had just been named first-team All-City at Fort Hamilton High School. But what lay ahead for King was an eight-year tour of the United States. He played ...

Congressmember Donovan to face Ridge constituents this weekend at FHHS

November 14, 2017 by Brooklyn Reporter

Brooklyn ReporterCongressmember Dan Donovan – who will face off against former seat-holder Michael Grimm next year in what is sure to be a heated primary election – will meet with Brooklyn constituents this coming weekend at Fort Hamilton High School as part of the ...

Gentile unveils new field plan for Fort Hamilton High

October 30, 2017 by Brooklyn Reporter

Brooklyn Reporter“I wanted to do this sooner than later,” said outgoing Brooklyn Councilmember Vincent Gentile prior to the unveiling of a rendering of a new field for Fort Hamilton High School during the halftime ceremony of the Tigers' October 28 Homecoming Game with ...

Advance historic page from May 2, 1957: McKee wins close game

September 15, 2017 by

SILive.comStrong winds play a big role in a baseball game between McKee Vocational and Technical High School and Ft. Hamilton High School in Brooklyn. The pitchers have a difficult time getting the ball across the plate because of rough cross currents. The ...

Poll Sites Change for More Than 200000 NYC Voters

September 11, 2017 by WNYC

In Brooklyn's 43rd City Council district in Bay Ridge, voters from one election district that voted last November at PS 331 on Fourth Avenue will now vote at Fort Hamilton High School. The new poll location is a 30-minute ... “There is a thick, red ...

US Army refuses to take Confederate general names off Fort Hamilton streets

August 7, 2017 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe U.S. Army has shot down demands to rebrand two Brooklyn streets that bear the names of famous Confederate generals at the city's only active military post. The streets at Fort Hamilton — General Lee Ave. and Stonewall Jackson Drive — honor ...

Renowned Fort Hamilton basketball coach Kenneth Kern dies

June 9, 2017 by Brooklyn Reporter

Brooklyn ReporterIf you played for or knew Fort Hamilton High School Basketball Coach Ken Kern, he affected you. The effort to raise money to award scholarships in his name to deserving Fort Hamilton High School students and have the school's basketball court named for ...

Retired educator forges ahead with marine science lab plan

June 9, 2017 by Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleTom Greene, who taught science at Fort Hamilton High School for decades, has been advocating for years for the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to build a marine science lab for students on the Bay Ridge shoreline. But so far, his calls have ...

Legendary Brooklyn hoops coach passes away

June 7, 2017 by Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleKenneth J. Kern spent three decades developing a powerhouse basketball program at Bay Ridge's Fort Hamilton High School. He passed away last month in Hollywood, Florida at the age of 89. Photo courtesy of the Kern Family ...

BKLYNER: Cathy Gigante-Brown & The Bells of Brooklyn

May 31, 2017 by BKLYNER

BKLYNERCatherine Gigante-Brown is writer of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, and a third generation Brooklynite. She was born in Bay Ridge, went to Fort Hamilton High School, and currently lives in Windsor Terrace with her husband and son. Her latest book, The ...

Fort Hamilton salutes Navy for Fleet Week

May 24, 2017 by Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Brooklyn Daily EagleOn Wednesday morning, it was the U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge that led the way as Brooklyn residents welcomed U.S. Navy ships arriving at New York Harbor for the start of Fleet Week. Fleet Week began on Wednesday and will last until ...

Gambaro, Salvatore "Sal"

April 22, 2017 by

Madison.comSal was born at home on June 27, 1934, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He grew up in the Bay Ridge neighborhood with his older sister, Theresa ("Tessie"), and younger sister, Norma, and graduated from Fort Hamilton High School in 1953. Sal served in the United ...

[Updated: FOUND] Midwood Teen Missing From Fort Hamilton High School

April 7, 2017 by BKLYNER

BKLYNERAnderson Ortiz, 15, was last seen at Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge, on April 3 at 8am, said cops. Ortiz is described by police as 5 feet 10 inches and 140 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair, medium build, and a light complexion. He was last ...

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