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By now, we all know the area has a garbage problem. But it’s time to stop griping and start pitching in to make the community better. Here’s your chance: Councilman Chaim Deutsch is organizing the first street clean-up Sheepshead Bay has seen at least since Sheepshead Bites launched more than six years ago. The local pol is…

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For more than 40 years he was entwined in the fabric of the Southern Brooklyn community. He was ever-present at community meetings, where he was frequently recognized for stellar attendance. He was a member of numerous civic groups; so many that no one can list them all. He rubbed elbows, and sometimes chewed out, politicians…

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If you lead or are a member of a Superstorm Sandy volunteer or relief group, Councilman Lew Fidler is urging you to apply for a Hurricane Relief Grant. Work towards recovering from Sandy is far from finished, and the Citizens Committee for New York City is doling out grants upwards of $2,000 to support volunteer…

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Gerritsen Beach — ignored in the initial wake of Superstorm Sandy — will be getting a little help from their friends in a very big way this week. The tight-knit neighborhood, which suffered unprecedented damages despite being classified as Zone B flood area (a secondary flood plain where evacuation was not mandatory), will benefit from a…

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The Department of Homeless Services (DHS) is conducting the Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) on January 28, when they will survey to find a point-in-time estimate of the number of unsheltered homeless individuals in New York City. Here’s their call for volunteers: With one week left until the count, we need your help! DHS still needs volunteers…

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The folks at Occupy Sandy have done a fine job in setting up camp in Sheepshead Bay following the devastation wrought by the superstorm, and now they have put a call out for more volunteers to help with their recovery efforts. The group put out a notice for those looking to do volunteer in the…

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