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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 ...

More than 200000 Voters Could Be Looking for Their Poll Site Tuesday

September 11, 2017 by WNYC

WNYCIn Brooklyn's 43rd City Council district in Bay Ridge, voters from one election district that voted last November at Fort Hamilton High School will now vote at PS 170, on 72nd Street. The new poll location is a 30-minute ... “There is a thick, red band ...

Army shuts down Democrats' plan to change streets named after Confederate generals

August 10, 2017 by BizPac Review

BizPac ReviewGeneral Lee Ave. and Stonewall Jackson Drive are part of Brooklyn's Fort Hamilton military installation, home to the New York Army National Guard and Reserves and the city's only active military post. Rep. Yvette Clarke joined fellow New York Democrats ...

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 ...

Elected officials and DOE clash over lead in water in Brooklyn public schools

March 6, 2017 by Brooklyn Reporter

Brooklyn ReporterNo elevated lead samples were found at Fort Hamilton High School or P.S. 205, or at the Pre-K Centers at 2165 71st Street and 1355 84th Street. According to DOE, there is little need for panic for parents and their students. “New York City's drinking ...

Carroll Jumps Into The Bay Ridge City Council Fray

February 7, 2017 by Kings County Politics (registration)

Kings County Politics (registration)Carroll grew up in the district and is a graduate of the New York City public school system having attended McKinley Junior High and Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge. He then continued his academic career in the City University system (CUNY), ...

Brooklyn schools face potential funding loss under Trump administration

January 17, 2017 by Brooklyn Reporter

Brooklyn ReporterWhile Fort Hamilton High school stands to lose the most, with $2,564,163 in its Title I entitlement, eight other schools within southwest Brooklyn would also be heavily impacted. Collectively, those eight other schools (New Utrecht High School ...

Generally Speaking: Happy Birthday, Bay Ridge!

December 12, 2016 by Brooklyn Reporter

Brooklyn ReporterHowever, in 1898, with the consolidation of the city of New York, Brooklyn became one of the city's five boroughs. When Bay Ridge celebrated its sesquicentennial (that's 150 years, folks), it was a ... Later in the evening, with rotating searchlights ...

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