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State Senator Marty Golden will be at tonight’s Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association meeting, which will gather at a new, earlier time than it has in the past.

The group meets tonight, December 1, at 7:30pm, at PS 195 (131 Irwin Street). For additional information, call (917) 747-5863.

The following is from the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association:

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Public School 195 is located at 131 Irwin Street. For additional information, call (917) 747-5863.

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Public School 195 is located at 131 Irwin Street. For additional information, call (917) 747-5863.

The following is from the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association:

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Public School 195 is located at 131 Irwin Street. For additional information, call (917) 747-5863.

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries will speak to the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association during their monthly meeting tonight, at 8:00 p.m., at P.S. 195 (131 Irwin Street).

Jeffries, who represents Manhattan Beach, the Sheepshead Bay waterfront, and Brighton Beach, among others, will discuss measures to protect the area from future flooding, flood insurance rates and the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014.

In addition to the congressman, the group will give reports on community issues, hear from other elected officials, and give residents an opportunity to share their questions and concerns. The entire community is invited to attend.

The following is from the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association:

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Former District Leader Michael Geller. Photo by Erica Sherman

Former District Leader Michael Geller. Photo by Erica Sherman

Former District Leader Michael Geller, director of the Lighthouse, an alcohol and substance abuse program at Kingsborough Community College, will moderate a discussion on the implications and consequences of the legalization of marijuana at the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association’s (MBNA) next meeting this Monday, March 3, 8:00 p.m. at Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street.

For additional information, call (917) 747-5863.

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The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association (MBNA) invites residents to attend its next meeting this Monday evening, February 3, 8:00 p.m. at Public School 195, 195 Irwin Street.

Susan Rosen, a community recovery specialist from the American Red Cross of Greater New York, will be the guest speaker. She will discuss hurricane recovery and assistance.

Refreshments will be served.

For additional information, call (917) 747-5863.

The Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association will hold its monthly meeting tonight, at 8 p.m., at P.S. 195 (131 Irwin Street).

The group will feature Cathy Brown as a guest speaker. Brown is a vice president at UBS Financal, and will discuss investment strategies for 2013. Refreshments will be served.

The meeting announcement did not say whether the group would discuss the “peace offering” by the rival Manhattan Beach Community Group, which at its last meeting changed its bylaws in order to expedite reunification with the MBNA and allow their directors to come into the older group, MBCG, as directors.

For more information, call (917) 747-5863.

MBCG boardmembers, including new president Judy Baron (left) and outgoing president Ira Zalcman (right) pose with Comptroller-elect Scott Stringer

MBCG boardmembers, including new president Judy Baron (left) and outgoing president Ira Zalcman (right) pose with Comptroller-elect Scott Stringer

The Manhattan Beach Community Group met earlier this month for their 72nd annual general membership meeting, an end-of-year celebration where new officers are installed and the year’s accomplishments celebrated. This year’s event carried extra weight as the group’s president, Ira Zalcman, said goodbye after seven years of leadership, and the group passed an amendment to its bylaws intended to create peace with its rival neighborhood group.

The December 4 event – which we must note with regret has taken far too long to find its way to our website – drew nearly 200 neighbors, as well as a broad swath of incoming and outgoing elected officials.

Most significantly, the group passed an amendment to its bylaws that they hope will end a bitter six-year feud with the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association, a rivalry that many say has divided the community, and diminished its power to effect positive changes in the area.

The new bylaws create an exception for members of the “other group” to rejoin the MBCG as directors without having to wait the requisite two years. Passed with only one objection, by MBNA member Ed Eisenberg, the motion provisions for the group’s president to appoint as many as four members of the MBNA to the MBCG’s board, so long as the MBNA agrees to dissolve.


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