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De Blasio’s $32 Million Anti-Rat Plan Targets Bed-Stuy, Bushwick & Neighborhoods...

This week, the city turns its arsenal on those infamous, four-legged rodents that share our streets, subway tunnels, public parks, and garbage (but contrary to...

Additional Sanitation Pickups For Passover

Just a quick reminder to everyone cleaning and getting their homes ready for Passover: NYC Sanitation department has added the following special pickups in...

Bertha Schalk, The 1940s Marine Park Environmental Hero

In July of 1948, Bertha Schalk was fed up with the city garbage trucks dumping trash into Mill Creek. The dumping caused a stench...

Overflowing Garbage Cans Plaguing The Neighborhood; Sanitation Can’t Keep Up

The garbage cans on the sidewalk on some of the busiest streets in the neighborhood, such as Emmons Avenue and Sheepshead Bay Road, have...

Pollution In The Bay Continues To Cause Concern

Last week, a Sheepshead Bites reader, Elizabeth Mokrousova, reached out to us with her concern about the garbage-filled waters with shocking photographs taken at...

Parking Rules, Trash Collection & More Changes To Know On Memorial...

If you’re hanging around the neighborhood this Memorial Day weekend, we’ve put together a list of places and services that will either be closed...

New ‘Friends Of The End’ Group Cleans Up Albemarle Road, Plans...

If you've walked past the dead end where the subway tracks cut through Albemarle Road recently, you've probably noticed how much nicer it's looking...

Following Problems With Garbage In Our Area, City Places New Trash...

After neighbors repeatedly reported problems with the regular trash baskets along Cortelyou and in Newkirk Plaza (such as garbage accumulating around the bins), the Flatbush...

Greenfield Partners With Doe Fund To Clean Up Midwood And Borough...

Councilman David Greenfield announced at a press conference Thursday that his office is partnering with the Doe Fund -- a non-profit that provides homeless...

Holiday Schedule For Sanitation, Schools And More – Passover And Easter...

Yesterday we briefed you on the parking and mass transit changes scheduled for the holidays today, tomorrow and over the weekend. Below find notices...

Extra Trash & Recycling Pickups Scheduled For Passover

Worried you won't be able to get your Chometz, other trash and recycling out before Passover begins this Friday, April 2? Fear not! Community...

Extra Trash & Recycling Pickups Scheduled For Passover

Worried you won't be able to get your Chometz, other trash and recycling out before Passover begins this Friday, April 2? Fear not! Community...

A Mess Outside PS 139

Yikes. The outside of PS 139 (330 Rugby Road) was not a pretty picture, as neighbor Ben photographed yesterday morning. It's not just around the...

Blizzard Watch: New York City Roads Reopen, Subway & Buses Resume...

Looks like New York won't be getting a "record-breaking" snow fall after all. The blizzard warning has been dropped for most of the New York area -...

Deutsch Funds Graffiti, Trash Removal For B/Q Subway Overpasses From Avenue...

The trash problem beneath the Brighton line subway overpasses in Midwood and Sheepshead Bay is finally going to get a little better after years of complaints...