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Events The Carmine Carro Community Center
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The next meeting of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association is Thursday, April 16, 7:30pm at the Carmine Carro Community Center in Marine Park, Fillmore Avenue at Marine Parkway. The meeting’s agenda features a presentation on the re-zoning plan by Paul Graziano, an urban planning specialist and past president of the Historic Districts Council. According to an email…

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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…

News & Features A map of local Community Board borders. (Source: nyc.gov)
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This is just a reminder to get in your applications for local Community Boards! Joining these organizations is your opportunity to play a role in local community government. And for the first time, teens 16 years old or older can also apply, as long as they live within a CB’s coverage area. The deadline for CB…

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Working on transforming an empty lot into a garden? Trying to organize tenants to advocate for better housing conditions? Hoping to get your elementary school to recycle more? If you’ve got a community or school improvement project that needs funding, the Citizens Committee for New York City is currently accepting applications for their Neighborhood Grants.…

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The 26th annual New York Cares Coat Drive kicks off today and runs through December 31. There are more than 280 locations around New York City where you can drop off a clean, gently used coat to help neighbors in need — let’s warm our city up! Here’s where you can donate locally: NYPD 66th Precinct (5822 16th…

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Councilman Alan Maisel is teaming up with two organizations during the week of Veteran’s Day to bring cell phones for active military members deployed abroad, and food for stateside veterans in need. The pol is asking neighbors to bring non-perishable food to his district office at 2424 Ralph Avenue between now and Thursday, November 20.…

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Does your area have a project that needs some love — maybe a vacant lot that needs cleaning up, a street that needs more trees planted, walls that need graffiti removed? Show your love for your block by applying for a $1,000 grant to transform and beautify it. The Love Your Block Grant from the Citizens Committee for…

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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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