HEALTH & FITNESS: So you say that you’re in the market for health insurance, but all you know about the Affordable Care Act – aka Obamacare – is that its web site is broken? Next Thursday, November 14, 2013 is your lucky day! That’s when Community Board 10 will be sponsoring an informational forum at the Shore Hill Residence Community Room.
NEWS: Tonight (September 16, 2013), the full membership of Community Board 10 will meet for their general meeting for the first time since spring. The meeting will be held at the Shore Hill Residence Community Room (9000 Shore Road), and will begin at 7:15pm.
The agenda – defined largely by the business conducted by sub-committees over the past two weeks – is listed in the linked article.
TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: While thoughts of a daily commute via the R-train may regularly inspire alcohol consumption by those living along the Fourth Avenue Local, news of a year-long closure of the Montague Street tunnel recently spawned an “informational happy hour” sponsored by the Riders Alliance at Greenhouse Cafe [7717 3rd Ave] June 27.
EVENTS: Councilman Vincent J. Gentile is organizing a community-wide volunteer clean-up effort along with the local Community Boards to inspire awareness, appreciation and respect for our neighborhood and keeping it clean.
NEWS: Another pedestrian was struck by a car in Bay Ridge on April 1, near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and 86th Street – two thoroughfares that have recently proved treacherous for pedestrians – as elected officials and the general public debate over which measures will best mitigate danger and improve safety on our streets.