Browsing: blizzard

Bits & Pieces
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When it snows every year, we LOVE when our readers send us pictures of the neighborhood covered in all that fun white fluffy stuff. Well, last weekend it snowed, barely, and the lovely Katherine V. was the only one who sent in a picture documenting the unforgettable events of “Blizzard ’13.” I love this scrappy…

News & Features
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Amidst all the moaning and groaning after the December 26 blizzard paralyzed the city, one heroic story fell under the media’s radar. Two men working for the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island as deliverymen of meals to homebound seniors saved a client’s life.

Events
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Just a reminder: The Manhattan Beach Community Group, in collaboration with several other Southern Brooklyn civic associations, will be hosting a town hall meeting tomorrow at 8 p.m. at P.S. 195 (131 Irwin Street). The group is bringing together residents, local politicians and representatives from several relevant agencies to discuss the problems Southern Brooklyn faced…

News & Features
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A slew of community groups are taking aim at officials that they consider responsible for the city’s bungled cleanup efforts after the blizzard, hoping to hold their feet to the fire. The Manhattan Beach Community Group has cobbled together a coalition of Southern Brooklyn neighborhood associations and is inviting local officials to a forum on…

News & Features
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After the December 26 blizzard, I doubted blame some put on the MTA regarding the non-existent bus service. I blamed it all on the Sanitation Department and the uncleared snow. Apparently, that was incorrect; there is enough guilt to go around.

Arts & Culture
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Unlike the rest of us cowardly souls who parked ourselves on the couch during last week’s blizzard, Max Sitnikov braved the cold outdoors. The 22-year-old photographer and filmmaker was rewarded with a stunning set of photos that captures the beauty of the snowfall in our coastal community before it turned to brown muck. Sitnikov received his degree…

Bits & Pieces
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This past weekend, someone dragged me here in front of the P.S. 254 playground and just abandoned me during the blizzard. I tried pleading with the person, but to no avail. They just coldheartedly left me in the cold, while the snow was coming down. By Sunday morning, when I got my picture snapped, I…

News & Features
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Yesterday, there was a blizzard that brought in high winds, bitter cold, and lots of snow. This morning, there were sounds of shovels hitting the concrete and asphalt, as homeowners were up early cleaning the snow. In front of P.S. 254, the custodial staff was out with their snow blower. The picture above shows the…

Events
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This is an update on the Bay Improvement Group’s 19th Annual Holiday Caroling & Toy Drive that was originally scheduled for Sunday, December 20, 2009 from 5-7 p.m. at St. Mark’s School: Weather update…BIG Celebrity/Toy Drive featuring Vanilla Fudge’s Vince Martell and other friends is RESCHEDULED FOR Sunday January 3, 2010! PLEASE DON”T FORGET THESE KIDS> BRING…