Globe Trotters’ Performance

The original Harlem Globetrotters will be performing from 7.00 p.m. on Thursday, December 27th in Brooklyn.

KWANZAA’s Anniversary

The New York Association of Kwaida in conjunction with the International Arts Festival will host a fifty-second Kwanzaa Anniversary from 2.00 p.m. on Saturday, December 29th at JHS 258–141 Macon street.

The Guest-Speaker is going to be the Creator of Kwanzaa, Dr.Maulana Karenga.

Dr.Karenga will speak on ‘Re-imagining and remaking the world…A Kwanzaa commitment to inclusive Good’…For additional information, call 718-789-3264.

Rise In Medicine Prices

Pfizer has announced that it is raising  prices on forty-one(41)  of its medicines from next year January. The price increases would be in the vicinity of 10%. *

BHS/QC Twelfth Night Gala

The Bishops High School and Queens College Alumni Associations(Toronto) are holding a Twelfth-Night gala from 6.30 p.m to 1.00 a.m. on January, twelfth, 2019 at the St.Peter and St.Paul Banquet Hall–231, Milner avenue, Scarborough….For information, call Maureen at 905-426-9970.

Disabilities’ Program

The Hebrew Educational Society is launching a Social and Recreational Program for .individuals (aged 4-17 years) with disabilities? The program will be conducted from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Sundays at the H.E.S., 9502 Seaview avenue,Brooklyn…For information, call Austin or Melanie at 718-241-3000. HES is also conducting an eight-week Basket-Ball League on Friday evenings for children between the ages of 5 and 12 years.

Masquerade Ball

The Queens College Alumni Association(New York) and JRG entertainment are holding a Masquerade Ball from 6.00 p.m. on December 30th. at the Milk River Compleax, 960 Atlantic avenue…For information, call 917-416-8160.

Borough Hall’s Events

(i).. Borough Hall is hosting a New Year’s Eve (2019) Watch.

(ii).. Borough Hall is sponsoring a’Healthy-Cooking workshop’ on Thursday, January third….For additional information, call 718-802-3832.

No More Polythene Items

From January first, 2019, Business Organizations and other Agencies serving the public, can no longer sell or use any expanded Polythene foam items such as cups, bowls, plates, or take-out containers.Business-persons seeking advice can contact NYC.govfoamwaiver.

CEC 18 Meets

The next meeting of Community Education Council 18 is going to be held on Monday, January third, 2019 at their Satellite Office,1106, East 95th street..For additional information, call 718-566-6011.

Immigration-Help

(i).. Residents seeking assistance with gaining their citizenship(s) can now call 646-664-9400.

(ii).. Persons can now obtain free legal-assistance, by calling 718-635-2623.

(FREE) Job-Training

Brooklyn Networks is currently accepting applications for its six-week ‘Cable Installation Training and Job-Placement Assistance Program.’

To learn more about this Program, interested persons could call 718-237-2017, ext.149.

HEAP Assistance

Home Energy Assistance Program(HEAP) is available to help low-income Households with the cost of heating their homes.

HEAP is funded by the Federal Government, and it is overseen by the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.

Small-Business Training

Small-Business owners have until January 11th to apply for evening training-courses being offered by New York University.

To make applications, owners could contact www.nyc.gov/strategicsteps

Advice on Mailbox Thefts

NYPD’s Neighborhood Coordinating Officers have been holding discussions with, and giving advice to individuals and lgroups in Brooklyn about reported-thefts from Mailboxes.

Disposing of Electronic Items

Community Officers from the Department of Sanitation have been advising New York communities on new guidelines for disposing of electronic equipment….Residents can obtain advice on the disposal of electronic-items, by calling 311.

Sabbath Classes

The Canarsie Seventh-Day Adventist church is conducting Sabbath classes from 9.30 a.m. on Saturdays…For additional information, call 718-649-2449.

2 Politicians Make Pledges

(i).. Senator Roxanne Persaud, fresh off her November re-election in District 19-Brooklyn, has informed constituents that when her second full term starts on January ninth, one of her principal priorities is going to be to improve the operations of

NYCHA.

Councilman-Alan Maisel associated himself with Senator Persaud’s remarks about NYCHA.

(ii).. Assemblywoman-Jaime Williams, who (also) just won her second term representing Assembly-District 59, said that she would be carefully analyzing “progressive agenda-items.”

Mill Basin Civic Meets

The next meeting of the Mill Basin Civic Association will take place from 7.00 p.m. on Tuesday, January eighth at the Monsignor Gigantiello Hall.

CEC 22 Meets

The next meeting of the Community District Education Council is going to be held from 6.30 p.m. on Thursday, January, tenth at the District Office, located at 5619, Flatlands avenue.

Shen Yun

Shen Yun Shows are going to last from January 10-20 at the Lincoln Center….For additional Information, call 888-907-4697.

Fix The Platform

Commuters and their political representatives are calling on the Administration of the MTA to repair the leaking roof above the Canarsie Rockaway Parkway “L” train platform.

   

BUSINESS

Vegan’s IPO

BEYOND-MEAT, the Company that was created by Vegan-Ethan Brown in 2009, is planning to go public, in order to raise the money that is needed to grow its line of plant-based meats.

Casinos Losing Money

The nine Atlantic City casinos collectively saw their gross operating profits decline by 15.3% during the months of July, August and September, as compared with the same period, last year.

Probe of GM’s SUVs

U.S,’ Authorities are currently investigating more than one hundred complaints of poor brake performance on 2.7 millilon General Motors’ big pick-ups and SUVs.

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