October 23, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

Collision Causes Chain Reaction On Flatlands Avenue

Torrential downpours caused slick road conditions on Wednesday - but that didn’t slow down area drivers. Around noon, three cars were apparently heading eastbound on Flatlands Avenue, just past Remsen Avenue, when a chain reaction occurred. More...

Local School Joins The Fight Against Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) showed their support – across the city – by urging schools to wear pink yesterday. More...

Former Mill Basin Teacher Says The Play’s The Thing!

“Stick a Fork In Me…I’m Done!” is the title of the newest musical creation of Ben Stiefel and it was produced and directed alongside his wife and creative partner, Elizabeth Stiefel. More...

Sidewalk Turned Into A Dump

The Canarsie Courier has been documenting various streets in the community where illegal dumping is taking place. More...

PET OF THE WEEK

This adorable, approximately 11-month-old pup is friendly and playful, getting along well with both people and other dogs. And she absolutely loves belly rubs! More...

Have You Seen Christella?

The Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child within the confines of the 67th Precinct. Reports state that 12-year-old Christella G. More...

Gerritsen Beach Halloween Festival And Car Show Was A “Graveyard Smash”

The Gerritsen Beach Halloween Festival was bigger and better than ever this year! For the first time, the event, which is sponsored by Gerritsen Beach Cares, featured an extraordinary antique car show. More...

Cops Awarded for Catching Jewelry Thief

With the rash of burglaries that terrorized Canarsie in recent months, it’s comforting to know there are officers like Sergeant Johnny Wong and Police Officer Daniel Austin serving the community. More...

Two Dead Following Two Separate Stabbings

While shootings have been on the rise in the city, stabbing incidents seem to be on the rise as well. There were two stabbings this week in our area – and the victims died in both incidents. More...

Toxic Chemical Found

Near Dead Bodies

A man and woman were found dead inside a Sheepshead Bay apartment on Monday afternoon, apparently from a double suicide. More...

CB18 Supports Modernization Of Community Park

Residents in Canarsie, Flatlands, Mill Basin and Bergen Beach can expect to see more “green” and new trees around the community thanks to two initiatives announced at Community Board 18’s (CB18) October meeting. More...

Journey Started In Canarsie For Children’s Book Author

As adults, we fondly reflect on our childhood experiences – the town we grew up in, schools we attended, friends we made - and even our family pets. More...

THEN

NOW

Back in the 1950’s, East 91st Street, between avenues J and K, was a dusty, dirt road. It had a few scattered buildings and empty lots on both sides of the street. More...

NYPD To Public: Be Aware Of Catalytic Converter Scam

Since 1975, all vehicles produced in the United States must have a catalytic converter as part of the exhaust system. The catalytic converter is an emissions control device that contains precious metals that act as catalysts. More...

Making Parking At Muni-meters Easier

Drivers will soon get some relief when it comes to paying for parking in the morning at those pesky city Muni-meters. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Precautions For Partial Dentures

A partial denture is a removable appliance that substitutes for one or several missing natural teeth. It is held in place by clasps that grip in natural teeth adjacent to the partial. More...

Handling Anxiety With Aggression

Some people deal with anxiety by unconsciously adopting a very aggressive and arrogant position in life. Psychoanalyst Karen Horney called this the “expansive solution” to neurotic conflict. More...

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