College for Seniors 60+ Years

This is a great opportunity for seniors to attend regular college classes.
My Turn offers a tuition free college program ($80.00 registration fee only) to New York State residents, 60 years or older to attend regular college, to keep learning, update present skills, or start a new career.  College credits in a wide variety of courses – Art, Fashion, Literature, Health, Business and more on a beautiful campus.  In addition, interesting lectures, discussion groups, trips and community events. Please call the office.
Kingsborough community College
2001 Oriental Blvd.
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11235

MBCG Meeting on Wednesday, June 24th

MAYOR DeBLASIO HAS A PLAN TO CHANGE ZONING IN COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT NYC IN ORDER TO CREATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND QUALITY (SENIOR) HOUSING.

THIS IS A TEN YEAR PLAN AND DOES NOT EXEMPT MANHATTAN BEACH!!!

YOUR PROPERTY VALUES AND OUR COMMUNITY CAN CHANGE IF HIS PLAN IS IMPLEMENTED!!!!


LEARN HOW THE MAYOR’S PLAN CAN AFFECT THIS COMMUNITY AND  YOUR POCKETBOOK!!!

THE MANHATTAN BEACH COMMUNITY GROUP, SERVING OUR COMMUNITY FOR 74 YEARS, INVITES EVERYONE TO ATTEND OUR NEXT MEETING TO LEARN THE DETAILS OF THIS PLAN…

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24TH
P.S. 195 
(Irwin Street and Hampton Avenue)
8 P.M.

REFRESHMENTS

 

MBCG Meeting on Wednesday, May 27th

TO:  SURVIVORS OF “SANDY” AND ALL RESIDENTS OF SOUTHERN BROOKLYN
WHAT PLANS ARE BEING MADE TO KEEP THE WATERS OUT OF OUR HOMES IN THE EVENT OF ANOTHER “SANDY” EVENT?
IS YOUR HOME IN A FLOOD ZONE?
WHAT WILL YOUR FLOOD INSURANCE RATES LOOK LIKE NEXT YEAR–THE YEAR AFTER AND THE YEAR AFTER…???
WHAT CAN YOU DO TO PROTECT YOUR HOME?

GET THE ANSWERS TO THESE AND OTHER QUESTIONS 
CONGRESSMAN HAKEEEM JEFFRIES
Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz
Councilman Chaim Deutsch
JOINS WITH THE MANHATTAN BEACH COMMUNITY GROUP
AT A

  TOWN HALL MEETING
  WEDNESDAY, MAY 27TH,
7 P.M.
AT P.S. 195
(Irwin St. and Hampton Ave.)

EXPECTED SPEAKERS:
THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS:  WHAT IS PLANNED TO KEEP THE WATERS OUT OF OUR HOMES?
FEMA:  NEW FLOOD MAPS:  WHAT FLOOD ZONE ARE YOU IN AND WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOUR SAFETY?

WHAT WILL YOUR FLOOD INSURANCE LOOK LIKE NEXT YEAR–AND IN THE YEARS TO COME?
OTHER AGENCIES WITH RELEVANT INFORMATION FOR EVERYONE IN DANGER OF ANOTHER STORM EVENT
(HURRICANE SEASON IS FAST APPROACHING).
EVERYONE IS INVITED…BE AWARE…BE INFORMED

MESSAGE FROM THE MBCG PRESIDENT

MESSAGE FROM JUDY BARON, PRESIDENT:

YOUR LARGEST INVESTMENT IS PROBABLY YOUR HOME!

BE AWARE…

THE MAYOR HAS PRESENTED A NEW ZONING PLAN THAT INCLUDES HIGH RISE BUILDINGS, AFFORDABLE HOUSING, MORE PEOPLE, MORE DENSITY, LESS SUNLIGHT…AND THAT IS NOT ALL….

BE AWARE…

THE MAYOR’S PLAN INCLUDES ALL NEIGHBORHOODS AND DOES NOT EXCLUDE MANHATTAN BEACH!!!

 BE AWARE!!!

ON TUESDAY, MAY 19TH, LEARN ABOUT THE MAYOR’S NEW PLAN FOR NYC!
THE TIME:  7:30 P.M.
THE PLACE:  CARMINE CARO COMMUNITY CENTER
( MARINE PARK AT FILMORE AVE AND MARINE PARKWAY–AMPLE PARKING)
SPONSORED BY THE MARINE PARK CIVIC ASSOCIATION

Department of Transportation Street Closing

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION STREET CLOSINGS FOR YOUR INFORMATION:

SATURDAY: MAY 16

Brooklyn Half Marathon

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm Noon for the Brooklyn Half Marathon as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Route:

  • Washington Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
  • Empire Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Grand Army Plaza
  • Grand Army Plaza (Entire Circle)
  • Ocean Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Parkside Avenue
  • Parkside Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Park Circle

Route(In Prospect Park):

  • West Lake Drive between East Drive and South Lake Drive
  • South Lake Drive between West Lake Drive and East Lake Drive
  • East Lake Drive between South Lake Drive and East Drive
  • West Drive between East Drive and West Lake Drive

Route (Continued):

  • Park Circle between South Lake Drive and Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp
  • Ocean Parkway between Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp and Surf Avenue
  • Surf Avenue between Ocean Parkway and West 12th Street
  • Boardwalk between West 10th Street and Stillwell Avenue
  • West 10th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk

SUNDAY:  MAY 17

      BAYFEST:  music, entertainment, fun for the family on Emmons Avenue FREE

THE BAYFEST  will produce following street closures in Brooklyn begins Sunday at 6:00am to 7:45pm8:00pm.  THE BAYFEST  means likely congestion and interruption the normal flow of traffic in the area in Brooklyn.

  • Emmons Avenue between East 28th Street and Ocean Avenue (East bound only)

THE BAYFEST STARTS Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm

Town Hall Meeting about Access-A-Ride Eligibility and Services

Councilman Chaim Deutsch is welcoming community members to attend a town hall meeting about Access-A-Ride eligibility and services. This town hall meeting will afford Access-A-Ride users to discuss problems or issues they have faced while utilizing the service.

Councilman Deutsch and his staff have handled dozens of Access-A-Ride constituent cases in recent months, and he is encouraging local residents to attend Monday’s town hall meeting to share ideas for improvement with Access-A-Ride service.

If you have questions about the Paratransit system, this meeting is for you!

The town hall meeting will take place on Monday, May 18th at 6:30pm at Trump Village Section 4, 2928 West 5th Street, Building 6A, Community Room.

B.I.G. Oscars on Thursday, April 23, 2015

SENT AS A PUBLIC SERVICE FOR

BAY IMPROVEMENT GROUP
BIG Oscars 2015,  Thursday, April 23rd, 7PM

Annual BIG Oscar Awards Dinner for Distinguished Community Service 

Honoring:

Thomas Costarella, Police Officer

NYPD 61st Pct.

Firefighter Matthew King

FDNY Ladder Company 169

The Varuna Boat Club

Investors Bank

DARNAA – performer

Resurrection Brooklyn Relief
II Fornetto
2902 Emmons Ave, Sheepshead Bay, NY

Four Course Dinner includes Wine

Cash Bar, Live DJ, Dancing, surprise entertainment, Raffles – Fun For All

$50.00 per person in advance, $60pp at door

RSVP by April 16th: 718-646-9206 or bayimprovementgrp@gmail.com

Send checks to B.I.G., 30 Dooley St, Brooklyn NY 11235

30 Dooley St., Brooklyn NY 11235

The Bay Improvement Group is a not-for-profit community coalition> To Pay by Credit Card visit us at www.BayImprovementGroup.org and click the “BIG Oscars Award Dinner” under Announcements

MBCG Meeting on Wednesday, April 22nd


TO ALL RESIDENTS OF SOUTHERN BROOKLYN

THE MANHATTAN BEACH COMMUNITY GROUP INVITES EVERYONE TO ATTEND OUR NEXT MEETING

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 — 8 P.M. at P.S. 195 (Hampton Ave. & Irwin Street in Manhattan Beach) our Special Guest Speaker will be the Comptroller of the City of New York, the

HONORABLE SCOTT M. STRINGER 

As the City’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Stringer recently cited incompetence in his audit of BUILD IT BACK.  The City paid consultants
millions of dollar while shoddy administration, incomplete and flawed applications caused months of delays to homeowners seeking financial support in order to repair their damaged and destroyed homes.

COME AND MEET THE COMPTROLLER, VOICE YOUR CONCERNS, LEARN ABOUT THE COMPTROLLER’S ROLE, HOW DOES THE COMPTROLLER’S OFFICE AFFECT YOU?  MEET MEMBERS OF HIS COMMUNITY AFFAIRS TEAM, LEARN ABOUT OTHER ISSUES THE COMPTROLLER IS LOOKING INTO.

This meeting is co-sponosred by:  Bay Improvement Group – Gerritsen Beach Cares – Committee to Save Sheepshead Bay – Madison Marine Homecrest Civic Association – Marine Park Civic Association – Sea Gate Association – Sheepshead Bay-Plumb Beach Civic Association.

REFRESHMENTS

Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Assn. Meeting on Thursday, April 16th

WILL THE MAYOR AND THE DEPARTMENT OF CITY PLANNING, IN THEIR EFFORT TO CREATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ADDITIONAL HOUSING FOR SENIORS, CHANGE ZONING IN NEIGHBORHOODS ALL OVER THE CITY AS WE ARE HEARING????

WHO MIGHT BE AFFECTED?  WHAT IS THE PROCESS FOR ZONING CHANGES?

SPEAKER:  PAUL GRAZIANO, URBAN PLANNING SPECIALIST AND FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL

TOMORROW, APRIL 16,  MADISON-MARINE-HOMECREST CIVIC ASSN.  7:30 – – CARMINE CARO COMMUNITY CENTER IN MARINE PARK ( at Fillmore and Marine Parkway).

YOU ARE URGED TO ATTEND.