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Health Bartenders at the rehab center's reopening ceremony.

The Sheepshead Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Shore Parkway and Knapp Street hosted a lavish party Wednesday night to celebrate the opening of its renovated, 6,000-square-foot rehab space. The event was attended by local police officers, firefighters, and elected officials Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein, Senator Martin Golden, and City Councilmen Alan Maisel and Mathieu Eugene. Free…

News Police at the 61st Precinct pray for Officer Randolph Holder.

More than two dozen residents joined with local police outside the 61st Precinct Monday night to mourn the death of Officer Randolph Holder, who was shot and killed last week while pursuing a gunman in East Harlem. “Cops have feelings just like everybody else. We cry, we hurt, we mourn. So I appreciate everyone coming out and…

News Assemblywomen Helene Weinstein speaking at a press conference alongside Mayor Bill de Blasio, Councilman Alan Maisel, Borough President Eric Adams, and others.

Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein announced Friday she had secured $2 million for new security cameras and increased lighting at the Sheepshead Bay/Nostrand Houses in order to deter crime and improve safety for residents. “For so long the residents of Sheepshead/Nostrand Houses, many who subsist on extremely restricted incomes, have been living without proper security measures often…

Announcements (Photo: Steven Depolo / Flickr)

The start of October officially ushered in this year’s flu season and local politicians are partnering with medical centers to provide free flu shots this month. Flu season typically runs from October until May. The Center for Disease Control recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get a flu vaccination as early as possible.…

Events Be Proud Foundation passed out Kosher Food packages for Rosh Hashanah. (Photo: Be Proud)

The Be Proud Foundation passed out at least 100 kosher food packages at Cherry Hill Gourmet Market Thursday afternoon so that families in need to could fill their dinner tables when celebrating the Jewish New Year. The event was called Yad B’Yad, meaning “hand in hand” in Hebrew. This is the fourth year the Be Proud…

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