April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Other News

Another Fatality Added To Rockaway Parkway Death Roster

Rockaway Parkway will be undergoing safety improvements this summer, but the work by the NYC Department of Transportation can’t start soon enough. More...

Anti-Semite Goes On A Racist Rampage in Marine Park

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man responsible for several criminal mischief incidents – involving racist symbols - within the 63rd Precinct. More...

Proposed Bus Lane On Flatlands Avenue Not Welcome Here

Anyone who has driven down Utica Avenue in a car lately knows how inconvenient a four-mile bus lane can be. More...

Bishop Honored For His Commitment To East New York Community

Last Friday, a birthday celebration was held for Bishop Clarence E. Williams at Giando on the Water. The bishop, who recently turned 80 years old, was honored on Sunday at Southern Baptist Church, 820 Stanley Avenue. More...

Kings Plaza Holds Earth Day Fashion Competition

The voice of Southern Belle and self-proclaimed “New Miss Mississippi” Jules Nobles echoed through Kings Plaza Mall last week welcoming the public to witness the mall’s new annual event: Recycle the Runway. More...

Rockaway Parkway Declared One Of The Worst Traffic Corridors In Brooklyn

Everyone knows Rockaway Parkway is a dangerous corridor. Motorists speed up and down the roadway, and it’s been the site of numerous car and motorcycle accidents – some fatal - over the years. It’s not easy for pedestrians either. More...

Spirit Of Life Holds 15th Annual Walkathon In Bergen Beach

On a beautiful sun-kissed Saturday afternoon, family, friends and people from all over Bergen Beach and beyond gathered to celebrate the memory of Tommy Meo Jr. at the 15th Annual Spirit of Life Walkathon at Joseph T. McGuire Park in Bergen Beach. More...

Marine Park I.S. 278 Robotics Team Headed to National Championships

A group of young upstart gadget builders from Marine Park have worked their way into the national spotlight. On April 23rd, Marine Park Robotics of I.S. 278 won the U.S. More...

Kings Plaza E-Cig Shop Owner Previously Convicted

The owner of Plaza Vapes, the e-cigarette shop in Kings Plaza Mall that was responsible for blinding a 14-year-old, was in trouble with the law back in 2011 for involvement in an illegal bath salts ring. More...

THEN

NOW

In September 1988, maintenance crews, accompanied by a steam roller, poured new asphalt over well-trodden surfaces within Cecil Sledge Playground as part of a citywide spruce-up of small neighborhood parks. More...

New Phone Scams Target Senior Citizens

At the Mill Island Civic Association’s meeting on Thursday, April 21st at the Sunrise Assisted Living facility, President Sol Needle invited guest speaker Alexander Gurevich (Associate Director of the Office of Public Engagement for the Kings C More...

Smokin’ Thieves Try To Win Big

Two cigarette-smoking robbers – with a gambling addiction – robbed a Sheepshead Bay convenience store and got away with a variety of items. More...

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