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Health Children playing in fire hydrant sprinklers (Photo: Mary Bakija)

With temperatures hitting the highest they’ve been this summer, the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has opened cooling centers throughout the five boroughs — including in Sheepshead Bay — and has issued a number of tips to help residents to protect themselves and neighbors during these dangerously hot days. Temperatures are expected to…


UPDATE (March 26): Organizers have added two more days to the sale: Thursday, March 27, and Friday, March 28. These are the final days of the Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library’s first spring book sale since Superstorm Sandy devastated the branch in 2012. The library, located at 2808 Gerritsen Avenue, reopened in October 2013. The organization has…

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