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Got some old frames lying around? Why not perform a public service and give them away? Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz announced this week that he is launching an eyeglass collection drive to help the needy. The glasses will be donated to New Eyes for the Needy, a not-for-profit that for more than 80 years has helped…

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The Patrol Borough Brooklyn South’s softball team will face off against members of Flatbush Hatzoloh at MCU Park on Monday, August 3, for a charity game benefiting the families of fallen officers. The event honors Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, the two officers shot and killed by a deranged gunman last December while sitting in their patrol…

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Hundreds of baseball fans will watch Councilman Mark Treyger and staff members face off with the Coney Island Autism Angels Tuesday night in a softball fundraiser at MCU Park (1904 Surf Avenue). The game, which begins at 7pm, will benefit Autism Angels’ important work on behalf of local children and families. Team Treyger will include the councilman, his staff,…

News Razom Toy Drive workers

A fitness trainer at a Gravesend gym has organized a toy drive for Ukrainian children who have lost their parents due to the war between the central government in Kiev and the Russian-speaking separatists in the East. Dmitry Michin, 29, started the toy drive eight days ago at the Retro Fitness gym located at McDonald…

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The story of Sheepshead Bay resident Yefim Ulitskiy, published by the New York Times’ Neediest Cases on January 5, describes a man whose ex-wife has died and struggles to take care of his two daughters — 11-year-old Daniella and 8-year-old Elana. The girls’ grandmother, Lidiya Ulitskaya, 78, picks up much of the slack, accompanying them home from their after-school program…

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