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A badly decomposed body was found floating in a Marine Park marina on Sunday morning and was pulled ashore near Floyd Bennett Field. A fisherman found the fully-clothed man floating face up at Gateway Marina (3260 Flatbush Avenue) at 8:47am, according to authorities. First responders pulled the body from the water and EMS pronounced him…

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Neighbors in Mill Basin, Mill Island, Marine Park, Bergen Beach, and Georgetown can attend a public meeting on Wednesday, January 14, to learn about projects proposed for funding, and the contents of the final NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Plan for Southeast Brooklyn Waterfront, designed to help meet the Community’s recovery needs. The NYRCR program leverages local knowledge…

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Neighbors in Mill Basin, Mill Island, Marine Park, Bergen Beach, and Georgetown are invited to a public meeting tonight, Wednesday, November 12, to hear the latest from the state-sponsored NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program and provide input on projects proposed for funding, designed to meet the community’s recovery needs. This program aims to leverage local knowledge…

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A new institute established to bolster the social and ecological research of Jamaica Bay and the communities around it has won millions of dollars in grant money to make the critical resource more resilient, and are turning to locals for their input. The Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB) seeks to be the…

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More than 300 antique automobiles rumbled over the asphalt of Floyd Bennett Field and took up their positions in front of the appropriately retro Ryan Visitor Center on Sunday, June 8, for the Antique Automobile Association of Brooklyn’s annual spring show. Reader Vladimir Korostyshevskiy, who has sent us photos of the event in previous years, was…

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Join American Littoral Society naturalist Mickey Maxwell Cohen and discover birds, early wildflowers and hidden World War II military bunkers in the developing maritime woodlands of Floyd Bennett Field, Sunday, April 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Meet at the Ryan Visitor Center. There will be at least two miles of walking, so prepare…

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Two exciting, historical presentations will be taking place this Sunday, December 15 at Floyd Bennett Field’s Ryan Visitor Center. Famous First Flights: Jamaica Bay has had its fair share of famous first flights taking off and landing from its shores. Join a park ranger from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a slideshow about these…

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