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The Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park is hosting back-to-back events this week, starting with the Annual Mary Powell Memorial Celebration, Wednesday, March 18 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. The following day, the community is invited to attend the next meeting of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association, Thursday, March 19 at 7:30pm. The tribute to Powell…

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In celebration of the fourth anniversary of “Mary Powell Memorial Day in Brooklyn, USA,” folksinger Danny Quinn will perform traditional Irish and contemporary music Wednesday, March 19, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Carmine Carro Community Center, 3000 Fillmore Avenue in Marine Park. Powell, the long-time president of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association, passed away on February…

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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. Board votes against naming street after activist and vocal Community Board critic Mary Powell: Members of…

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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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Julianna Reynolds became the first recipient of the Mary Powell Award for Community Service during Marine Park Junior High School’s annual awards ceremony this past Wednesday. Reynolds is a Gerritsen Beach resident who works with Gerritsen Beach Cares, an organization that helps clean up the beach and its environs. She also volunteers to train younger…

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Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association (MMH) is creating an award for civic-minded students of Marine Park Junior High School in memory of their long-time president Mary Powell, who passed away in February. The Mary Powell Award is a $250 cash gift to an eighth grade student of the school that demonstrates a commitment to civic duty through…

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Mary Powell, the long-time president of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association, passed away on February 12 at Beth Israel Hospital/Kings Highway Division as a result of a stroke suffered on February 9. Born September 17, 1918 , Brooklyn native Mary Quinn Powell set an example of dignity and dogged determination that was inspirational to all who knew her throughout…

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Mary Powell, the longtime president of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association, suffered a severe stroke yesterday morning. The 91-year-old activist is now on a respirator in Beth Israel Hospital/King’s Highway Division. Powell is a staple of local community organizing and an advocate for integrity at all levels of government. Our thoughts are with her and her…