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Local health service providers were in the spotlight on Sunday at the 12th annual Lena Cymbrowitz Community Health Fair, helping to raise funds for an area drug rehabilitation service. The event, organized by Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz in honor of his late wife, former Assemblywoman Lena Cymbrowitz, offered neighbors free health screenings, giveaways and valuable health-related…

Arts & Music A neighbor holds a photo of a victims at the Holocaust Remembance Event organized by the Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation.

Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, passed last week and was observed on Sunday with two local events remembering the victims of the Nazi atrocities. Ruth Lichtenstein, a daughter of Holocaust survivors and founder of Project Witness, a survivors’ resource center, and Dr. Richard Tomback, Kingsborough Community College’s director of Holocaust Studies, spoke to students from several…

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A proposed ban on booze cruises in Sheepshead Bay gained a Senate sponsor in Albany, while critics of the local industry fight back against allegations that the ban is fueled by racial tensions. Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz introduced a bill on February 20 prohibiting boats that throw late-night, alcohol-fueled parties from docking at Sheepshead Bay’s piers, operated by the New…

News Swans on Weber Court. (Photo by Eric Jankiewicz)

The state has released a new plan to manage the booming mute swan population, telling critics that if they don’t want to see the swans killed then they have to pay to keep them around. The revised plan, released Monday by the state Department of Environmental Conservation, comes after a December 2013 plan to wipe out…

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Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is inviting students in grades three through 12, who live or go to school in the 45th Assembly District, to enter his 2015 Holocaust Memorial Creative Arts Contest. With an unprecedented resurgence of anti-Semitic acts raging across Europe, Cymbrowitz is encouraging students to reflect on the Holocaust, examine how its lessons continue…

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Andrew Goodman, of Midwood, pleaded guilty to repeatedly soliciting and enticing a minor to engage in sexual conduct for three years, beginning when his victim was just 12 years old. Goodman, 30, copped to the crime in federal court this morning, admitting to beginning his sexual abuse of the child in 2006. Over the next three…

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