May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Other News

Students Compete In The Game Of Kings

Chess aficionados from local schools battled it out over 64 light and dark squares on Saturday, May 21st. The event took place at P.S. 115 located at 1500 East 92nd Street. More...

Residents Want Abandoned Car Moved – Now!

Canarsie residents are fed up with the growing number of abandoned cars in the area. More...

Two Stabbed In Conklin Conflict

We hear a lot about the increase in stabbings on the news these days. Unfortunately, Canarsie is not immune to the problem. More...

Holy Family Honors Priest On His Golden Anniversary

On Sunday, May 22nd, residents, community leaders, well-wishers and parishioners from Holy Family Church celebrated 50 years of ordination to the priesthood for Rev. John J. Amann. More...

Brownsville:

Brookdale Hospital Uses Scared Straight To Stop Gun Violence

In 1978 a group of children were brought to a prison for a documentary. More...

Marine Park:

Marine Park Gets A Needed Makeover

A couple of boys on their way to shoot some hoops in Marine Park Thursday night were disappointed to find the basketball courts closed for renovations. More...

Bergen Beach:

Family Fun Day For District 22 Schools

Last year, District 22 held their first Family Fun Day, which resulted in a small group of visitors to watch performances by district schools. More...

The Sidewalk Is Not Your Our Personal Driveway!

Canarsie resident and community activist Valerie Woodford told the Canarsie Courier, “Conklin Avenue is a freeway when school gets out!” and she has the pictures to prove it! More...

Marine Park:

Summer Fun Kicks Off In Marine Park

  The JCC of Marine Park held its “Ride Into Summer” Street Fair on Sunday, May 22nd. The event brought out the entire community to welcome Summer 2016 on Quentin Road between East 34th Street and East 35th Street. More...

Got Talent In Brownsville? You Bet!

  Dancing, karate and cheerleading were just some of the skills demonstrated in the 2nd Annual NYC’s Got Talent held on Thursday, May 19th. Performers, in groups and individually, strutted their stuff in the gym of M.S. More...

East New York:

Shot For A Gold Chain

A construction worker was shot three times after an apparent robbery went wrong in East New York on Shepherd Avenue near Belmont Avenue. The shooting took place around 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 23rd. More...

One Dead In Double Shooting

Minutes before midnight, two men were shot in East Flatbush, leaving one dead and one injured. According to police sources, on Wednesday, May 18th around 11:50 p.m., shots were fired outside 1003 Willmohr Street, near East 92nd Street. More...

Local Artist Honors EMS With Sculpture

Last year the Canarsie Courier brought you the story of local artist Dominick Alia (“Former Resident’s Hobby Serves As Therapy For Painful Memories,” 9/17/15). More...

Evening Of Prayer Hosted At Canarsie Transit Hub

In the midst of post-rush hour traffic at Rockaway Parkway and Glenwood Road, the 69th Precinct Clergy Council hosted its monthly prayer session on Monday in hopes of reaching out to the community and bringing peace to residents. More...

More Police To Be Assigned To Canarsie

Community Affairs Officer Sammy Maria (pictured center) introduced six recruits from the NYPD Police Academy at the May 15th Community Board 18 (CB18) meeting. More...

Modern Parks, Green Neighborhoods and Brownfields Discussed At Community Board 18

Representatives from the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation stopped by the May meeting of Community Board 18 (CB18) to give updates on proposed improvements to Jacob Joffe Fields and share information about their Green Neighborhoods Program, wh More...

Democrats Fete Their Own

Kings County Democrats held their annual gala at the El Caribe Thursday night, May 19th. More...

Young Picassos Featured At District 22’s Art Gallery Exhibit

Students from 23 Brooklyn elementary and middle schools showed off their talents Monday afternoon in District 22’s 1st Annual Art Gallery exhibit. The event, held in P.S./I.S. More...

City Gives Serious Boot, Then Gets The Loot

Car owners in the Canarsie Courier’s coverage area have been waking up to an unpleasant surprise lately. More...

Holocaust Survivor Shares His Miraculous Story

After a painful, traumatic experience, many people are either unwilling or unable to speak about what they have been through, but others, like Holocaust survivor Nissan Krakinowski, feel it is their obligation to speak out. More...

Ankle Deep In Water

A mini-geyser erupted in the middle of East 84th Street Tuesday morning, May 24th. Just north of Avenue M water could be seen spewing from a hole in the street. More...

Lights, Camera, Action!

It looks like Canarsie Pier will be all lit up by Memorial Day! Hurricane Sandy corroded the wiring on the lamp poles, which knocked out all the lighting, and the pier remained dark once the sun went down – since the storm hit in October 2012. More...

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