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It seemed to be just a matter of time before someone started wondering exactly how the millions upon millions of dollars that flowed in from charitable sources in the wake of Superstorm Sandy actually ended up being spent. And now State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is asking that very question, calling on dozens of charities…

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We received a post-“Shake A Can” update from our friend Errol Lewis, Past Chancellor from the Genesis Lodge of the Knights of Pythias, who informs us that the event they held benefiting victims of Hurricane Sandy was a success. The Pythians collected food, money, clothing, and more at the Pathmark Supermarket, 2965 Cropsey Avenue off of…

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The Genesis Lodge of the Knights of Pythias is holding a “Shake A Can” event this Saturday, November 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Pathmark Supermarket, 2965 Cropsey Avenue off of the Belt Parkway (situated directly behind the Parkside Diner). The lodge, affiliated with the largest and oldest non-sectarian fraternal organization in the…

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The ongoing issue of the proposed mosque and Islamic community center slated to be built in Sheepshead Bay has the community divided and the local politicians spinning the story from all angles. Most recently, we covered a backpack giveaway that occurred at at 2812 Voorhies Avenue, at the mosque’s construction site. The giveaway was sponsored…

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To celebrate the new school year, local Muslims, the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) are teaming up to give out free school bags and school supplies to the Sheepshead Bay community this Saturday, August 25. A total of 300 school bags containing notebooks, pens, pencils, sharpeners, erasers, rulers,…

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Canarsie-born recording artist, Tom “Daddy Rocker” Moran, along with his group the Brooklyn South Band, are joining forces with The Meyer Rossabi Band and Off The Record to present a special musical fundraiser, May 5, to benefit Autism Speaks. The charity performance will be held at the Tamaqua Marina, 84 Ebony Court, in Gerritsen Beach. “How often does my world center on my…

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“Pretty in Purple,” the Relay for Life team that Jessica Rosen — one of our friends (and supporters) from Big Apple Sewer — belongs to just kicked off a new fundraiser that they are dubbing, “Cell Phones for a Cure.” The concept is simple. According to Rosen, “We are collecting old cell phones then donating…

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As many of us are aware, a series of deadly tornadoes on March 2 and 3 cut devastating swaths of destruction throughout the southern section and heartland of the United States, including in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia. At last count, 39 people were killed by the storms. Among the more tragic reports…

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The lot at 2812 Voorhies Avenue may have been the site of consternation and conflict during the last several months over plans to build a mosque. But this Sunday it’ll be a site of charity and generosity. To celebrate Ramadan and usher in the new school year, local Muslims, the Muslim American Society (MAS) and the…

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