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The New York Rising project, a state-sponsored, federally-funded program to make coastal communities more resilient in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, will unveil the final proposals for Sheepshead Bay and Gerritsen Beach tonight, revealing the $21.3 million vision to help us better withstand and more quickly recover from future disasters. The meeting kicks off at 7:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Amity…

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When moderators of “The History of Fort Tilden, Floyd Bennett Field, and Marine Park” Facebook page posted this photo a few weeks ago, it set me off on a long search of old newspaper archives and other databases for what they called the “Sea Monster of Gerritsen Beach.” Nothing turned up, but Facebook readers did share photos of a Nessie lookalike that hung around the…

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If you are a Sandy victim still struggling with the alphabet soup of city, state and federal agencies, insurance company problems related to the storm, and are still in need of help and support but don’t know what programs are still running, State Senator Marty Golden is holding another Superstorm Sandy town hall meeting, featuring representatives from…

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It’s not often you see a member of one of the nation’s most dysfunctional legislative bodies appropriately shaming members of another dysfunctional legislative body, but that’s what we wake up to this morning. Congresswoman Yvette Clarke is calling on Albany lawmakers to send resources to those Brooklyn neighborhoods that are currently without representation in either…

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Friends of Gerritsen Beach Library (2808 Gerritsen Avenue) is in the middle of its first book drive since Superstorm Sandy devastated the branch in 2012. The location reopened in October 2013. The organization has been doing book drives – followed by sales – for several years to raise funds for the local institution. They ask…

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The following is a press release issued Monday from the offices of State Senator Marty Golden: During [Monday’s] Public Hearing on the 2014- 2015 proposed executive budget, State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) had an opportunity to question Mayor de Blasio on the ongoing recovery efforts for Superstorm Sandy. Senator Golden, during his testimony,…

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Are you still struggling with city, state or federal agencies – or your insurance company – with Sandy-related problems? Are you still in need of help and support but don’t know what programs are still running? State Senator Marty Golden is putting together yet another Superstorm Sandy follow-up town hall meeting, featuring representatives from many…

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