Browsing: kings bay youth organization

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Kings Bay Little League, one of Sheepshead Bay’s only Little League organizations, took a beating during Superstorm Sandy, when water tumbled past the Belt Parkway and submerged its below-street-level fields. Now, they’re receiving some relief, scoring a home run of $15,200 in grant funding from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund and the New York Mets. The…

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The Kings Bay YM-YWHA invites the community to attend its Back to School Open House this Sunday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. inside its facility at 3495 Nostrand Avenue between Avenue U and Avenue V. Families will have an opportunity to sample children’s activities, meet the staff and learn all about the Kings Bay Y’s…

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“Bullet Points” is our new format for Community Board 15 meeting coverage, providing takeaways we think are important. Information in Bullet Points is meant only to be a quick summary, and some issues may be more deeply explored in future articles. Boardmembers push to beautify Manhattan Beach, oppose aesthetic improvements at Knapp Street sewage plant: Parks Department’s Brooklyn…

Arts & Culture
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Above is a photo that I missed when I put together yesterday’s piece, Kings Bay Rising, which is a shame because it is, in my opinion, the most striking of all the photographs. It’s taken on the corner of Coyle Street, looking east down Voorhies Avenue… before there really was a street or avenue to…

Arts & Culture
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Longtime reader Bruce Brodoff sent me these photos way back in January 2010. We had a couple of e-mail exchanges about them, and what follows is a photo essay and narrative pieced together from those e-mails describing the Kings Bay-area of Sheepshead Bay being developed. They show Kings Bay Little League’s fields being constructed, along…

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When we heard that the Kings Bay Youth Organization’s fence was repaired just days after a car slammed through it last week, we said to ourselves, “Well, that’s a triumph of efficiency.” Even though it turns out it’s more of a makeshift repair with wire mesh holding everything together, we figured it must be miles…