December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Other News

Victim Dies After Fleeing Drive-by Shooting

A suspect has been apprehended in a double shooting that took place yesterday afternoon.  Police responded to a call of shots fired in the vicinity of 27 Paerdegat 2nd Street around 2:45 p.m. More...

Neighborhood Comes Together At Vigil

A candlelight vigil was held for slain Correction Officer Alastasia Bryan Monday evening, a day after a gunman opened fire on the off-duty officer as she sat in her car on Avenue L in Georgetown. More...

Clergy Calls For Peace During The Holidays

Following the recent shooting of an off-duty corrections officer in Georgetown, the 69th Precinct Clergy Council held a prayer vigil Monday night at the corner of Rockaway Parkway and Glenwood Road. More...

Parked Today, Towed Tomorrow

The fight to keep commercial vehicles from parking on city streets overnight continued last week with another towing operation by the 63rd Precinct.  Two heavy-duty NYPD tow trucks were sent to Ralph Avenue to join Community Affairs Officers Tom More...

Wild West Comes To A Brooklyn Street Near You

A bad guy with a gun and dose of road rage used his car as a chase vehicle Monday afternoon around 2:45 p.m.  More...

Police Name Suspect In September Shooting

Police have released the name of a suspect responsible for shooting an innocent bystander who was caught in the crossfire of a dispute at the Linden Houses last September, and they are asking for the public’s help in locating the gunman.  More...

A Brooklyn Real Party

The party room of il Fornetto Restaurant, located at 2902 Emmons Avenue, was filled with festive cheer last week as Brooklyn Real Property celebrated its fifth annual company holiday party. More...

New School Model Coming To District 22

School District 22 will be trying the K-8 model on for size next September in the form of a new school being built at 510 Coney Island Avenue, the future home of P.S./I.S. 338. More...

Tow Truck Driver Shot

Police from the 75th Precinct responded to a 911 call early Monday morning and found a young man who was the victim of gunfire.  Official sources said there was a call of a male assaulted in front of 455 Hegeman Avenue, near Georgia Avenue, arou More...

Tis' The Season For Bikers

On Sunday, December 4th, The American Bikers Club, Unknown Bikers Motorcycle Club and Dukes Motorcycle Club gathered at the Floridian Diner on Flatbush Avenue to prepare for the 28th Annual Senior Citizen Bike Run.  More...

Multi-Car Crash Causes Multiple Injuries

Over the years, Remsen Avenue has been the site of way too many car accidents, some resulting in fatalities. More...

Community Education Council Gets Refresher Course In School Co-Location Process

Those who still don’t understand the politics behind charters sharing space with public schools were given a presentation on “Space Planning 101” - and how the Department of Education (DOE) decides where to “co-locate” w More...

NYPD Warns Of New Grinchs For The Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season in full gear, the public is being warned of new methods criminals are using to steal money and gifts.  More...

Patrolling Just Got “Smarter”

That’s Police Officer Dennis Johnson looking “smart” in the 69th Precinct’s new Smart car! PO Johnson showed off his new wheels when he stopped by the Canarsie Courier office recently. More...

Reporter’s Rant

We’re “Oversaturated” With Ignorance - Not Group Homes!

At every civic meeting I’ve covered for the Canarsie Courier over the years, there’s been no shortage of protests against group homes and private residences made into legitimate living spaces for the developmentally disabled. More...

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