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The Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association’s Annual Holiday Meeting-Party will be held December 15 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Kings Chapel, Quentin Road and East 27th Street. The evening will include refreshments, music by the Marine Park Junior High School 278 jazz combo, as well as the opportunity to meet neighbors, elected officials, 61st Precinct officers, and community leaders. The meeting-party…

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One person’s junk is another person’s treasure, right? Well, there will be a lot of junk and a lot of potential treasure available tomorrow, June 4, when the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association cobbles together 15 to 20 garage sales worth of stuff into one location: the Neighborhood Yard Sale at King’s Chapel. The event is the second…

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A life-long Marine Park resident, and teacher at Marine Park Junior High School, is looking to you to save his life. Frank Guariglia is currently on emergency medical leave from I.S. 278 as he battles polycystic kidney disease, a genetic disorder in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing them to become enlarged. Guariglia is in urgent…

Police & Fire
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We just received the following note from Reeves Eisen, Councilman Lew Filder’s chief of staff: I just spoke to Principal Debbie Garofalo, who said that it was a small, construction material related fire on roof. Fire didn’t come into building, but FDNY broke open ceilings on the top (3rd floor) to check, and that was…

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UPDATE (10:54 a.m.): Here’s a bit from the FDNY: IS 278, 1925 Stuart Street, Brooklyn. Today 4/5/11. The fire was reported to be on the roof. The school was evacuated. Dispatch time was 7:39 a.m.; the first unit on the scene was 7:42 a.m.; the fire was under control 8:20 a.m. No injuries were reported.…

Education
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After two years of going head to head with the New York City Department of Education, Marine Park Junior High School (I.S. 278) has finally been granted the go-ahead to house an ASD NEST Placement Program for higher functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder students in the school. The sought-after program, set to open in September 2012, will be welcomed after…

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Hundreds from the Marine Park community braved torrential rains yesterday to enjoy I.S. 278’s annual “Carnival,” a yearly fundraiser held inside the school’s auditorium at 1925 Stuart Street. Marine Park Junior High School’s teachers, students, parents and neighbors enjoyed hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy, all for a good cause, while participating in game booths such as “Big Mouth,”…

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Parents, teachers and the Marine Park community are victorious in their latest battle with the Department of Education. They won their fight against placing the New American Academy, a K-5 public school, in the same building as Marine Park Junior High School (I.S. 278) for the next school year. Councilman Lew Fidler has confirmed rumors…

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by Michèle De Meglio City Councilman Lew Fidler has joined parents in criticizing the Department of Education for considering opening a 300-seat high school in I.S. 278’s building, slamming it as bad policy. Members of the school’s PTA believe that having two separate principals and teaching staffs would create a level of chaos, thereby making…

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