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St. Mark Church to House Group Home for Developmentally Disabled Girls: Community Board 15 gave the green light to St. Vincent’s Services to move an intermediate care facility into St. Mark Roman Catholic Church, located at 2601 East 19th Street. The facility’s Associate Executive Director and Managing Director of Developmentally Disabled Services Janice Ashton briefed the…

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We received a post-“Shake A Can” update from our friend Errol Lewis, Past Chancellor from the Genesis Lodge of the Knights of Pythias, who informs us that the event they held benefiting victims of Hurricane Sandy was a success. The Pythians collected food, money, clothing, and more at the Pathmark Supermarket, 2965 Cropsey Avenue off of…

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The Genesis Lodge of the Knights of Pythias is holding a “Shake A Can” event this Saturday, November 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Pathmark Supermarket, 2965 Cropsey Avenue off of the Belt Parkway (situated directly behind the Parkside Diner). The lodge, affiliated with the largest and oldest non-sectarian fraternal organization in the…

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They tell me  you could smell the smoke from Grillin’ on the Bay at the train station on Saturday. I still smell like smoke; mixing and mingling with barbecue teams will do that to you. I like it. Saturday’s Grillin’ on the Bay proved to be another great neighborhood event. About 1,500 people showed up…

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As part of the Parish Mission program — designed to renew faith and strengthen convictions within a parish setting — St. Mark Parish will be hosting Milwaukee, Wisconsin Capuchin Franciscan preacher and author Father Richard Hart. Father Richard — the author of several books, including Powerlessness: Passion for the Possible, Preaching: The Secret to Parish Revival,…

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The scaffolding  surrouning the St. Mark Roman Catholic Church’s steeple (2609 East 19th Street) was removed last week, unfettering the the iconic tower from the industrial look that has marred the Sheepshead Bay skyline for nearly a year. Work on the exterior tower wrapped up towards the end of 2011. It was part of a series…

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More than 100 members braved Sunday’s winter chill to celebrate the final event of St. Mark Catholic Church parish’s 150th anniversary with an outdoor dedication of a newly-installed prayer garden. The Marian Prayer and Memorial Garden, located on Jerome Avenue between Ocean Avenue and East 19th Street, replaces a decades old magnolia tree adjacent to…

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Yes, boys and girls, it is that time of year again — for the wildly popular Sheepshead Bay tradition in which we get to guzzle copious amounts of beer (mmmmm…beer), cram our cakeholes with juicy roast beef sandwiches, and bet on the ponies — all for a good cause. The St. Mark School’s annual “Beef…

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The St. Mark RC Parish is commemorating its 150th anniversary this year and, as part of the festivities, the church will be holding its Annual Family Day celebrations, May 22, in the St. Mark schoolyard at Avenue Z and East 18th Street. Just to give you an idea of quite how old St. Mark is,…

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I’m a huge fan of Grillin’ On The Bay. It’s not just that I’ve become good friends with the event organizer, Robert Fernandez, or that Robert is now a writer for Sheepshead Bites. It’s for one really simple reason. Grillin’ On The Bay and The Brooklyn Chili Smack Down is a thriving event that recognizes…

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