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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sheepshead Bites

Rotting Overturned Boat In Bay Removed

By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 04:17 pm
Photo via Council Member Chaim Deutsch.Today, City Council member Chaim Deutsch partnered with the Parks Department Marina Operations, the Department of Sanitation, and the Department of Environmental Protection to remove an overturned boat that has been an eyesore in Sheepshead Bay since Superstorm Sandy. This is part of a larger effort to clean the Bay. After heavy rainfalls, garbage and [...]

On Stage At Kingsborough Releases This Season’s Schedule

By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 03:40 pm
Photo via Facebook/On Stage at Kingsborough.On Stage at Kingsborough is a performing arts center that brings world-class shows of all types, such as dance, theater, and music, to Kingsborough Community College. They just recently announced the full schedule for the 2016-2017 season, and it’s packed with premier performers from all over the world. On Saturday, September 24, On Stage opens [...]

Treyger Secures Millions For Southern Brooklyn Schools

By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 12:02 pm
William E. Grady CTE High School. Photo via Facebook/James J. Obrien.City Council member Mark Treyger secured $6.6 million in funding for southern Brooklyn schools to upgrade their Career Technical Education (CTE) program in fiscal year 2017, according to a press release from Tryger’s office. William E. Grady Career Technical Education High School in Brighton Beach will receive $1 million to upgrade their culinary program. John [...]

Gerritsen Beach Vollies Get Grant Money From Schumer, And Gillibrand

By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 10:03 am
Photo via Facebook/Gerritsen Beach Fire DepartmentThe Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, known as the “Vollies,” will receive a portion of a $500,000 grant given to seven volunteer fire departments throughout the city by the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program, Senators Chuck Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand announced on Tuesday. The money will be used to buy new a radio system [...]

Morning Mug: “Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.” — Yogi Berra

By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 09:00 am
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