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In an unusually frank 45-minute speech in front of neighbors, Manhattan Beach Community Group President Ira Zalcman dished on the group’s three-year feud with the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association, including a “sabotaged” attempt to reunite the two civics. The speech came during the group’s February 9 meeting and two days after the MBNA revealed details…

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The Department of Transportation is implementing several new traffic safety initiatives in Manhattan Beach, but the neighborhood’s community groups still say more needs to be done. The agency has agreed to add a speed bump on Oxford Street, and permanent stop signs have already been installed at each of Kingsborough Community College’s entrances. The city…

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In an apparent victory for Manhattan Beach residents, officials began removing Oriental Boulevard’s concrete planters on Friday. The decision to remove the planters came after residents berated Mayor Bloomberg’s community liaison during a Manhattan Beach Community Group meeting attended by the parents of the 4-year-old killed in a tragic bus accident last month. Residents stated…

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With Kingsborough Community College’s enrollment roster swelling, and projects underway to accommodate growing needs, the school has turned to some imaginative ways of raising funds. Last year was the walkathon, which raised $15,000 for scholarships – and now they’re picking a fight with a bunch of old men. Thirteen old men, to be exact. And they’re…

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The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association revealed a laundry list of traffic safety proposals at their meeting last night, and lambasted their rival community group’s efforts for “patting themselves on the back.” Executive members of MBNA and Community Board 15 Chairperson Theresa Scavo met with representatives of Public Advocate Bill de Blasio’s office on Thursday, July…

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The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association praised the 61st Precinct’s Memorial Day response, but requested ways to enhance coordination with the community for a more orderly summer season at last night’s meeting. The group thanked Sergeant Michael Doyle from the NYPD’s 61st Precinct Community Affairs Unit for the precinct’s work in fostering an incident free day…

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Manhattan Beach’s private security force needs to see commitments from at least 150 more households if it expects to continue service in 2010, officials from the non-profit told Sheepshead Bites following Monday night’s Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association meeting. Hours before the meeting, Beachside Patrol Director Albert Hasson blasted an e-mail to all contributors warning of…