Author Diana Sivachuk

Education
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Edward R. Murrow High School is continuing to mold an army of Garry Kasparovs with its latest victory, their eighth win at the National High School Chess Championship on Sunday, according to a report in the Daily News. The tournament was held in Nashville, Tennessee, and had over 5,000 competitors from high schools across the nation going against one…

Events
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Community Board 15 is meeting today, March 19, at 7:00 p.m. at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulavard) in the faculty dining room. Please note that the meeting is a week earlier this month than usual. On the agenda is a public hearing on the following zoning item: 282 Beaumont Street – An application for a Special…

News
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A ceremony to honor the winners of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz’s Holocaust Essay, Poetry, Performance and Art Contest was held last Sunday at Kingsborough Community College. The annual contest had about 600 submissions this year. In his opening speech Assemblyman Cymbrowitz stated: As the Book of Genesis tells us, there was darkness and there was light. There was night and…

Arts & Music
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Elected officials and library administrators gathered at the Kings Bay branch of the Brooklyn Public Library last Friday to celebrate the launch of a new laptop loaner program. The program kicked off in Brooklyn Public Library branches in Kings Bay (3650 Nostrand Avenue) and Kings Highway (2215 Ocean Avenue), where 18 brand new laptops and…

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Midwood’s P.S 193 Gil Hodges School once had an award-winning music program, but budget cuts have scaled back their capabilities. That’s why school music advocates at organizing the Spring Music and Family Fest, a fundraising musical showcase to restore the program to its former glory. The school has lined up as many as 20 accomplished…

News
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A Coney Island church that played a major role Sandy relief efforts is now in need of help, according to a story in The New York World. According to the article, the largest church in Coney Island, the Coney Island Gospel Assembly at 2828 Neptune Avenue, opened its doors following Sandy to be filled with…

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The Brooklyn Cyclones have announced that they will raising moneyfor various Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts, through a new program dubbed “Meaningful Mondays.” The way it works is that $3 out of every ticket sold at MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue) on Mondays will go to several charities involved in the recovery process. This will start in…

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If you are unemployed, between the ages of 18 and 24, and looking for a good paying job, than this may be the opportunity for you. The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is hiring 200 people to help with the “clean-up, restoration, and reconstruction of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,” according to…