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Local health service providers were in the spotlight on Sunday at the 12th annual Lena Cymbrowitz Community Health Fair, helping to raise funds for an area drug rehabilitation service. The event, organized by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz in honor of his late wife, former Assemblywoman Lena Cymbrowitz, offered neighbors free health screenings, giveaways and valuable health-related…

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Pedestrians once again took over Sheepshead Bay Road this Sunday for the Sheepshead Summer Stroll, a day-long event celebrating the shops and people along the commercial strip. Thousands visited throughout the day for the event’s second year. Shopkeepers extended their retail stores and cafes out into the street, while organizations like the FDNY and Brooklyn…

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by Megan McGibney The Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church at 1724 Avenue P, near Kings Highway, is getting ready to hold its annual three-day Greek Festival this weekend. At the same time, it is preparing for some big changes to the festival compared to recent years. “Things have been stagnant in recent years,” said organizer…

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The 24th annual Bayfest took over Emmons Avenue this Sunday, organized by the Bay Improvement Group, and drawing about a dozen performers and thousands of people into the warm weather. With two main stages blasting music, and more bands scattered near the piers past Dooley Street, there was entertainment for all ages, and all types.…

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This evening at sundown (4:13pm) will begin the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah — aka Chanukah, or חֲנֻכָּה — the joyous eight-day “Festival of Lights,” which recalls the miracle of the oil and ancient rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem during the revolt of the Maccabees. You can learn more about Hanukkah by going here or here. A reminder…

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Whereas the first Sheepshead Summer Stroll ushered in the summer in June, this second one, held this past Sunday, capped off the season. Hosted by Empower Sheepshead and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, and sponsored by Sheepshead Bites, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, and the Kings Bay Y, the Sheepshead Summer Stroll closes down Sheepshead Bay Road to…

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This is a paid announcement from the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and the Sheepshead Bay Merchants Association: This Sunday, the Sheepshead Summer Stroll is returning for a second time after the first-ever festival drew thousands in June. The community-wide block party will see Sheepshead Bay Road packed with games, giveaways, live entertainment and food from local restaurants on…

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This is a paid announcement from the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and the Sheepshead Bay Merchants Association: The first ever Sheepshead Summer Stroll drew thousands on June 1, and now it’s coming back for a second time in 2014. The community-wide block party will see Sheepshead Bay Road packed with games, giveaways, live entertainment and…

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