Saturday, May 14, 2016


Albemarle Neighborhood Association Meeting
Thursday, May 19th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

Thomas Kukla, Crime Prevention Officer at the 66th Police Precinct, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Albemarle Neighborhood Association (ANA). Officer Kukla will discuss crime issues in our neighborhood and other issues that are important to our community.

Office Kukla had been scheduled to speak at the April meeting, but he wasn't able to attend. 

A discussion about the Brooklyn Half Marathon and its effect on local traffic is also on the agenda. The race is scheduled for Saturday, May 21st, at 7:00 a.m. The course starts near the Brooklyn Museum, goes past the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, circles around Grand Army Plaza, enters Prospect Park, takes a loop around the park, exits from the southwest corner onto Ocean Parkway, and ends at the Coney Island boardwalk.

Members of ANA as well as all other neighborhood residents are welcome to attend ANA's monthly meetings. Admission is free. 

Foodtown and ANA will provide refreshments, which will be served after the meeting.

Meeting location
Flatbush and Shaare Torah Jewish Center

327 E. 5th Street 
corner of Church Avenue 
Kensington, Brooklyn

Enter the synagogue via the ramp on E. 5th Street. Use the stairs or the wheelchair-accessible elevator to go downstairs to the Hanid Room.


About Albemarle Neighborhood Association
Albemarle Neighborhood Association (ANA) is the oldest neighborhood association in Brooklyn. Since its founding in 1973, it has worked to advance Kensington's quality of life. ANA's meetings are open to the public. They provide a place for Kensington's residents to address safety, security, and quality of life issues.

ANA helps create a safe and stable neighborhood by working closely with its members, other neighborhood residents, city agencies, and elected officials to address key issues.

New members are welcome to join. This strengthens ANA's impact. Membership is open to everyone who resides in or owns a business in the geographic area that ANA serves:

  • north: the north side of Caton Avenue
  • south: the south side of Beverley Road
  • west: the west side of McDonald Avenue 
  • east: the east side of Ocean Parkway

An individual or family membership costs $20 per year. Associate Membership dues for business owners cost $25 per year.

Meetings are held in March, April, May, June, September, October, and November.