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Thirty percent of Brooklyn households lack high-speed internet at home, keeping residents from accessing crucial resources for school, work and business, with Kensington and Borough Park being the areas in Brooklyn most lacking when it comes to the digital divide, according to a new report from city Comptroller Scott Stringer. Stringer’s report, “Internet Inequality: Broadband Access…

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The following is a press release from the offices of State Senator Marty Golden: State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn), in partnership with American Legion Amity Post 791, is urging community support for a collection drive to support our troops being cared for at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and The Armed Forces…

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The following is a message from the offices of Councilman Chaim Deutsch: As the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, Council Member Chaim Deutsch is reuniting various first responders who were instrumental in assisting thousands of residents during Hurricane Sandy in affected neighborhoods throughout the 48th District. Council Member Deutsch is organizing an event for…

Real Estate
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The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) is urging the Board of Standards and Appeals to reject a special permit application by a Sheepshead Bay ambulatory health care facility that would severely impact residential parking. The applicant, Eric Palatnik, P.C., for 2464 Coney Island Avenue,…

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Councilman Chaim Deutsch hosted his second community cleanup on Sunday, with volunteers turning out to sweep the sidewalks and gutters of Avenue U between Nostrand Avenue and Coney Island Avenue. Dozens turned out, including volunteers from Homecrest Community Services and local schools like Sheepshead Bay High School and Midwood High School. The clean-up came on…

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The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman Chaim Deutsch: Community-minded volunteers will gather on Sunday, August 17th to participate in Council Member Chaim Deutsch’s Community Cleanup event. The event will promote civic awareness as well as the idea that clean streets are the responsibility of everyone, including residents, store-owners, elected officials,…

Events
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The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Brooklyn) will sponsor a free talk and slide show tomorrow by official Brooklyn Borough Historian Ron Schweiger: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2014 2 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. ROYAL BAY RESTAURANT 1794 SHEEPSHEAD BAY ROAD Schweiger will speak about the history…

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