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The Miramar crew: From left (top row): David Shin, past commodore; Nasim Shamailov, commodore; and club member and attorney George Farkas.From left (seated): Leon Paley, club member; Barbara Banchik, Miramar past commodore; and Ollie Alpert, club member.Brooklyn Eagle Photos by Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Brooklyn’s many boat clubs prep for new season

March 11 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman  

SHEEPSHEAD BAY — With spring fast approaching and the 2024 boating season just around the corner, the Brooklyn waterfront is once again catapulting into the public spotlight. Whether it be boat or yacht clubs along Paerdegat Basin (the Diamond Point Yacht Club, Hudson River Yacht Club, Midget Squadron Yacht Club, Paerdegat Yacht Club, and Sebago […]

Alex Zhorov, president of Be Proud Inc. (left), along with Be Proud volunteers Barbara Oterin, age 9, and Andrew Contrino at Toys for Tots event. Photos: Wayne Daren Schneiderman/Brooklyn Eagle

Toys for Tots event brings gaiety (and Santa) to neighborhood children   

December 15 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman  

Full slideshow below SHEEPSHEAD BAY — The joy that emanated from the youngsters at Be Proud Inc.’s 15th annual Toys for Tots event on Monday evening was as contagious as the common cold — but much more coveted. The gathering, which brought in hundreds of toys and even featured a special guest appearance by Santa […]

From left: Inspector Victoria Perry, commanding officer, Community Affairs Bureau; Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez; Alex Zhorov, chairman and president of Be Proud Inc.; Raisa Chernina, executive director and founder of Be Proud Inc.; Deputy Commissioner Mark Stewart; and Theresa Scavo, chair of Community Board 15 at 18th annual Police Appreciation Luncheon.Photos: Wayne Daren Schneiderman/Brooklyn Eagle

Luncheon pays tribute to Brooklyn’s finest  

December 8 | Wayne Daren Schneiderman

Full slideshow below The 18th annual Police Appreciation Luncheon, sponsored by Be Proud Inc., was held at the Sky Wise Lounge on Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay on Dec. 1, honoring several people in law enforcement as well as, for the first time, a district attorney — Brooklyn’s own Eric Gonzalez.  Other honorees included Tania […]