By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 04:17 pm 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 [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 03:40 pm 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 [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 12:02 pm 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 [...]
By Sean Egan on Sep 08, 2016 10:03 am The Gerritsen Beach Volunteer Fire Department, known as the “Vollies,”Â will receive a portion of aÂ $500,000 grant given to seven volunteer fire departments throughout the city byÂ theÂ Department of Homeland Securityâ€™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 [...]
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