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  • Amalgamated Bank has set its 2015 Holiday Toy Drive in motion. Toys (unwrapped) for ages 2-16 can be donated through December 11 at the local branch. Games and gift cards are also welcome. The gifts will be distributed through a local charity.
  • On Saturday, November 28th, the NYC Compost Project will come to the Saturday Farmer’s Market. Residents can drop off kitchen scraps, which will go to a local composting site under the Queensborough Bridge on Vernon Blvd.  The compost created will be used locally for street trees, parks, and urban gardens. Sponsors are the PTA of PS 217, the Girl Scouts, and the Roosevelt Island Garden Club. To volunteer, contact Big Reuse or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • The Cabrini Parish is accepting donations of clothing, jewelry, household goods, books, toys, furniture (except beds & bedding), for a flea market to start in December. Donations go to 564 Main Street, 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Call Sue at 630-202-2846 to have items picked up.

Contact Info

The Main Street WIRE
531 Main Street #413
New York, NY 10044
Tel: 212-826-9056
Email: MainStreetWIRE@usa.net