Considering making a charitable donation before the clock strikes 12 tonight? From violence prevention to animal advocacy to family support and more, here are 10 groups doing great work right in our neighborhood — so you’ll know your contribution is supporting and improving your own community. 1. 826NYC [http://www.
Photo by Erica ShermanIt seemed to be just a matter of time before someone started wondering exactly how the millions upon millions of dollars that flowed in from charitable sources in the wake of Superstorm Sandy actually ended up being spent. And now State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is asking
Pictured with City Councilman Domenic Recchia (second from right) are, from left, Genesis Lodge members Lewis, Allan Greenberg, David Stanger, and Jeffrey Freese.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
Mosque construction in February. (Photo by nolastname.)The ongoing issue of the proposed mosque and Islamic community center slated to be built in Sheepshead Bay has the community divided and the local politicians spinning the story from all angles. Most recently, we covered [/islamic-group-hosts-book-bag-giveaway-at-voorhies-mosque-this-saturday/] a backpack giveaway that occurred at
Tom "Daddy Rocker" Moran during last year's 10th anniversary 9/11 Memorial at Bill Brown Park. Photo by Erica ShermanCanarsie-born recording artist, Tom “Daddy Rocker [http://www.daddyrocker.com/]” Moran, along with his group the Brooklyn South Band, are joining forces with The Meyer Rossabi Band [http://www.meyerrossabi.com/
Kentucky National Guardsmen engage in a search and rescue mission March 3, in West Liberty, Ky., for survivors after torrential storms and violent winds destroyed much of the community there March 2. Photo by Spc. David Bolton, 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Kentucky National Guard.As many of us are
From Senator Golden’s office: > State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C, 22nd District) today is announcing the kick off of a holiday troop drive to support our heroes this upcoming season. > Senator Marty Golden, a member of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Military and Veteran Affairs stated, “What better