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The next meeting of the Manhattan Beach Neighborhood Association will meet this Monday, March 30 at 7:30pm. The group plans to discuss “new” zoning issues with special guest Harold Weinberg, an architect and MBNA member. The group will meet at Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street. For further information, call (917) 747-5863.

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The New York State Department of Financial Services mobile unit is stationed in Manhattan Beach until 7:00 p.m. tonight, assisting residents and business owners with bank and insurance issues. And they’ve got company: representatives from several local banks who will hopefully help ease lending and the release of tied-up insurance funds. Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz writes:…

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If you are a homeowner, renter or business owner affected by Superstorm Sandy and have insurance-related questions or issues related to the storm, the Department of Financial Services’ (DFS) mobile command center will be stationed outside of Public School 195, 131 Irwin Street in Manhattan Beach, all day today, January 14, from 9:00 a.m. to…

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Education Chancellor Dennis Walcott visited P.S. 195 (131 Irwin Street) in Manhattan Beach this afternoon, touting the city’s snappy repairs and the return to school of thousands of students across the city. The elementary school was hard hit by Hurricane Sandy, flooding its hallways with several feet of water…

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Hurricane Sandy didn’t just devastate local homes and businesses, it also took its tolls on approximately 200 school buildings. P.S. 195 in Manhattan Beach and Bay Academy Junior High School were both under water. Others are still without power, or are acting as temporary shelters for hurricane victims. And, yet, classes across the city will…

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Staff shortages, underfunded programs and lack of supplies are crippling public schools as the recession forces budget cuts citywide. One local principal, Arthur Forman of P.S. 195 in Manhattan Beach, described the tight constraints faced by his school – one admittedly better off than most – echoing the concerns of his colleagues.

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I received this letter yesterday from an ecstatic parent, gushing over an appearance by teammates of the Brooklyn Aviators hockey team. We wrote about the Aviators recently, and noted its rising profile as another great Southern Brooklyn pro-sports team. Read what the parent, Allison F.,  had to say: We had three local hockey players from…

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Manhattan Beach residents berated a representative for the Mayor on Wednesday night, as they distributed a petition and contemplated civil disobedience to tackle the city’s neglect of their traffic safety issues. It was an emotional evening at the Manhattan Beach Community Group meeting, with the mother and neighbors of the child recently killed by a…

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A water pipe break on Hastings Street near Oriental Boulevard is spurring the NYC-DEP to turn off water to homes and buildings on several Manhattan Beach blocks this evening. Girard Street, Hastings Street, and Irwin Street will not have water from approximately 4 p.m. to midnight. The DEP expects to finish repairs during the 8-hour…