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Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018

$3 M for low income housing for Brooklynites

New York: Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams on Tuesday celebrated his Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) capital budget allocation of $3,026,000 for affordable housing across the borough, supporting the development and maintenance of more than 550 new and existing units across Brooklyn. Comment

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

New York: Two Brooklyn groups held a generous Christmas party for needy families at P.S. 5 on Dec. 8. Organizers from Don’t 4Get Me — a support organization for teenage mothers, and We Say What They Can’t — an independent radio show, held their third annual Christmas Giftback event to help the families living in shelters last weekend. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

People: A newly formed organization is trying to close a gap between the school system and parents with hands-on informative workshops. The Brooklyn-based group, No Rest Until Success, is a generous organization that aims to raise educational awareness, by assisting families struggling to provide their children with schoolwork with resources. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018

New York: More than 100 kids and families attended the 500 Men Christmas Tree Lighting and Toy Drive at Herbert Von King Park in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Dec. 8. Comment
New York: Several residents, healthcare workers, officials and members of the community were on hand Friday, Dec. 7 for the annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony at NYC Health+Hospitals McKinney on Albany Avenue in Brooklyn. Comment

Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018

Nannies to be celebrated at annual gala

People: Several of the city’s domestic workers will be celebrated at an annual gala next week. The celebratory Dec. 15 gala, created by nanny platform — My Nanny Circle, is honoring some 21 nannies with awards at Grand Prospect Hall. This year, the annual gathering is not only extolling a hardworking group of women, but with a major backing from a leading media company — honorees will be getting special surprises, said its founder. Comment

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