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The Kings Bay Y and Dynamic Youth Community are inviting the community to attend a “Stand Against Drugs” town hall meeting tomorrow evening, January 22, 7:00pm at the Kings Bay Y, 3495 Nostrand Avenue. Doors open at 6:30pm. Part of an initiative that has been funded by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, chairman of the Assembly’s Alcoholism and…

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The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: Despite the sharp rise in heroin abuse and the continuing scourge of prescription painkiller addiction among a broad demographic, New York State is not properly equipped to address the opiate addiction crisis, says Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn), Chair of the Alcoholism and…

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The Facebook account associated with the incredibly popular Humans of New York photoblog ran the above photo on Tuesday, with the subject quoted as saying he participates in an “underground fighting league in Coney Island” run by “the Russians.” Here’s the full caption: “The Russians run an underground fighting league in Coney Island where they…

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The state agency charged with approving drug and alcohol rehabilitation centers has reversed course, choosing to reject a controversial clinic slated for East 21st Street after initially allowing the project to go forward. The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) on Friday officially denied First Steps to Recovery permission to move from its…

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“Bullet Points” is our format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Neighbors Demand Board Rescind Support For Drug Counseling Center: Residents of East 17th Street near Kings Highway rallied…

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