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Students at six Brooklyn high schools in a diverse set of neighborhoods will be kicking off the first in a series of “digital youth dialogues” about police-community relations this Tuesday, January 20, using Google Hangout in order to have video chat conversations with one another, as well as off-duty police officers, moderated by members of…

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A coalition of Turkish-American organizations forked over $40,000 yesterday to the Gerritsen Beach library (2808 Gerritsen Avenue) and Gerritsen Beach Elementary School (P.S. 277), institutions that have suffered in the five months since Superstorm Sandy rocked the community. The donation came from Turkish-American groups, non-profits and businesses, spearheaded by Helping Hands Relief Foundation, Kimse Yokmu,…

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As part of the Turkish Cultural Center Brooklyn’s (TCC Brooklyn) “Media Talks” series, the Amity School will host Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and Marine Park resident Paul Moses, who will discuss “How to Build a Career in Media,” Monday, February 4 at 3:00 p.m. The discussion will be held inside the Amity School, 3867 Shore Parkway…

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Last week we reported on Councilman Lew Fidler, the 41st Assembly Democrats, and Toy Drive founder Bryan Lee’s 12th annual ‘Toys For Tots’ toy drive. The annual drive is holding satellite drives all month long, and the Teen-Driven Toy Drive Kick-Off held last week set a wonderful example as teens from all different cultural backgrounds banded…

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Ivy Learning Center celebrated the grand opening last week of its Sheepshead Bay branch, the first and only in New York City. The center took up residence in 2727 Coney Island Avenue – the former location of the Brooklyn Amity School, which still owns the property – serving K-12 students with tutoring, test preparation, essay…

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The Turkish Cultural Center of Brooklyn’s forum on anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, originally scheduled for this afternoon, has been postponed. A new date has yet to be selected. On the upside, the organization’s director has told Sheepshead Bites they’ll be using the time between now and the rescheduled forum to tweak the program, taking feedback from Sheepshead…

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Locally-elected politicians, Borough President Marty Markowitz and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly were among those on hand at the Brooklyn Amity School’s grand opening in the former Golden Gate Inn – and all swooned over the community-boosting transformation. The site at 3867 Shore Parkway was once a fixture of local lore, rumored to be a pay-per-hour motel…

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