April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Other News

Breukelen Among One Of NYCHA’s Buildings To Go Green

Over the past two years, the Canarsie Courier has featured numerous stories on residents who live in deplorable conditions in local public housing projects. More...

Garbage Pileup Near Glenwood Road

This lone dumpster sitting in the middle of East 96th Street between Glenwood and Farragut roads – right behind the defunct Rite Aid – is getting a lot of attention from all the wrong places! More...

Flooding And Future Events In Canarsie

The United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) held their monthly meeting at the Hebrew Educational Society (H.E.S.) on Tuesday, April 14th, where several issues affecting the community were discussed – including bike lanes, a gun buyback More...

Whatta Dump!

The trashy scene next to Our Lady of Miracles School is more than just a disgrace. More...

THEN

NOW

Remember the Big R Warehouse, located on Flatlands Avenue and East 107th Street? The Big R was a popular supermarket in the 1980s. The store was robbed by two gunmen during closing time on March 22, 1987. More...

Build It Back Is Finally Building CB 18 Back

When Superstorm Sandy hit our coastline in October 2012, Canarsie felt like “the forgotten neighborhood.” While other communities seemed to get all the media attention, Canarsiens felt ignored. More...

Local Gal Is All About Standing Up And Positive Hype

“There are more people out there who love you, and want you to succeed in life, than those who don’t,” said 11-year-old Leah Rose, who is one-fifth of the dazzling diva group Hype Girlz. More...

Happy Birthday Canarsie Courier!

Happy birthday to us! The Canarsie Courier – the community’s oldest independent newspaper – is turning 94 on April 22nd. Walter S. Patrick and Lester J. More...

Nine-Year-Old Girl Makes Polar Bear History

The Coney Island Polar Bear Club has a new member - and she’s the youngest member ever of the 112-year old organization (see “Frigid Waters No Challenge For This Youngster!,” Canarsie Courier, April 9, 2015). More...

Assemblywoman’s Town Hall Addresses Excessive Use Of Police Force

In an effort to foster positive police and community relations, Assemblywoman Roxanne Persaud hosted a special Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 14th, where residents had an opportunity to talk with police about pressing issues affecting the commun More...

Flatlands Volunteer Ambulance Corps Struggling To Stay Alive

The difference between two minutes and nine minutes can greatly affect the chances of patient survival when an ambulance is called. The Flatlands Volunteer Ambulance Corps (FVAC) keeps response times down and residents alive. More...

Morning Shooting In East Flatbush

A 29-year-old male died after he was shot at East 53rd Street between Clarkson Avenue and Lenox Road. Police with the 67th Precinct cordoned off the block yesterday after the victim, whose name was not released, was shot in the stomach at 10:39 a.m. More...

City Council Wants NYPD And Education Officials To Report On Crime Stats

Seeing a police car – along with a student in handcuffs or an ambulance near a public school doesn’t always mean something negative took place. More...

Money Matters Hashed Out At CEC Meeting

How do schools, parents and children obtain information on programs going on in the district? Assemblywoman Roxanne J. More...

Gerritsen Beach Couple One Of Many Victims Of Sandy Fraud

What if you lost your home to Hurricane Sandy and then your insurance company denied your claim? It happened to one unfortunate couple - Vincent and Terri Ann Carrozza – and it’s happening to hundreds of Sandy victims. More...

The Active Consumer

Now that the weather is FINALLY nice – don’t you want to know some awesome spots you can have a good time outside of the house? Don’t worry – Kingsborough Community College got you covered! More...

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