Bay Ridge Parade Committee Presents High School Grants

Over the past three years, the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Parade Committee has awarded $30,000 to students in the five Bay Ridge Catholic schools and academies who are continuing their education in a Catholic high school.

Sports Round-Up April 22

Jack Alesi, the former varsity boys’ basketball coach at Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge, was inducted April 1 into the school’s athletic hall of fame.

Brooklyn Swimmer Has Silver Souvenir From Rio

Right after the conclusion of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, Lia Neal had her sights set on Rio de Janeiro. She now has a silver medal to add to her collection.

Brooklyn Irish March In Park Slope

The Brooklyn Irish-American Parade began its St. Patrick’s Parade festivities with Mass celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop James Massa at Holy Name Church, Park Slope.

Shedding Light on Trafficking

Students from St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, attended the annual Human Trafficking Conference for high school students at Poly Prep, Bay Ridge, last month.

High and Grade Schools Join Forces for Socks

St. Saviour H.S., Park Slope, and St. Bernard’s Catholic Academy, Mill Basin, conducted a “Socktober” sock collection drive. They will distribute the socks to hospitalized and homeless veterans.

Tablet TALK: Grief Counselors Are Ready for the Journey

This week’s Tablet TALK highlights a Sisters of Mercy-sponsored sock drive for veterans, a night of recollection with Father Charles and Laurie Mangano, diocesan bereavement resources and much, much more.

Sports Round-Up, Oct. 10, 2015

Grace Sullivan is the Colleen Queen; CYO basketball coaching clinic; St. John’s University women’s soccer senior forward Rachel Daly became the all-time leader in goals in school history.