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Beginning next week, in advance of the Jewish commemoration of Passover, there will be special Sanitation collections for residents who live within Community Board (CB) 15. You can find out if you live within the boundaries of CB15 by clicking on this link. Next Monday, April 14, all of CB15 will receive regular garbage and…

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Good news for those still clearing out their homes from the monumental wreckage wrought by Superstorm Sandy — the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will remove the special storm debris from areas hit hardest by Sandy through and including Monday, March 18, 2013. Sanitation crews have collected more than 415,000 tons of bulky storm debris as…

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With spring break for many schools just weeks away, community organizers throughout Sandy-affected neighborhoods are preparing for a flood of student volunteers to bolster recovery efforts across the region – and they’re warning the Sanitation Department to be ready. “It’s pretty much a consensus that the boom time for volunteers is spring break, because [students]…

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On Monday, February 18, we celebrate the birthdays of – depending on your interpretation – George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson, all, would you know it, former presidents of these United States. I guess that’s why it’s called Presidents Day. And I guess these folks must have hated moving their cars early in the…

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Last week we reported on a letter Councilman Domenic Recchia submitted to the New York City Department of Sanitation, urging them to extend their January 14 deadline for Sandy related bulk-pickup.  Well, his pleas have been answered as the DSNY announced that they are extending their special storm debris collection deadline until Monday, February 18. The…

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Councilman Domenic Recchia of Coney Island, Gravesend and Bensonhurst sent a letter to the New York City Department of Sanitation pleading with them to extend the January 14 deadline for Sandy-related bulk pickup services. The increased sanitation service has been vital for small business owners and residents who are experiencing prolonged clean-ups and rebuilding efforts…

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The Department of Transportation has suspended Alternate Side Parking and parking meter regulations for Tuesday, January 1, in celebration of New Year’s Day. Stopping, standing, and parking, is permitted, except in areas where these rules are in effect seven days a week (for example, “No Standing Anytime”). Similarly, the Department of Sanitation is also taking the…