March 5, 2015 RSS feed / Other News

CEC To Parents: Don’t Let Millions Go To Waste!

There’s $44 million available to Canarsie schools – and the Community Education Council (CEC) in District 18 wants input from those who have a vested interest in their children’s future. More...

CB 5 Land Use Committee To Suspend Presentations

In her first motion as the newly appointed Land Use Committee chairwoman of Community Board 5 (CB 5), Viola Plummer wanted to be sure she and her staff were as prepared as possible for all land variance proposals. More...

Elementary And Middle School Celebrates Black History

A special presentation took place at P.S./I.S. 66 on Thursday, February 26th. Students celebrated Black History Month with a powerful show, which included recitation of poems and songs symbolic of the various accomplishments of African Americans. More...

Students Demonstrate Elegance And Class At Special Dance

Instead of a Valentine’s Day dance, P.S. 276 students, along with their parents, hosted a Gem and Jewels Dance on Friday, February 27th. More...

Former Canarsien Uses Neighborhood Roots and Music Passion To Succeed

As a kid growing up in Canarsie, Edmund Bini displayed a love for music, which, he said, he acquired from his mother, an avid dancer who attempted to teach him The Hustle. More...

Purim Funday On Sunday Hosted By H.E.S.

Congregation Beit Hillel hosted the Hebrew Educational Society’s (H.E.S.) annual Purim party for kids last Sunday. More...

Local Senior Center Celebrates The Year Of The Sheep

Vandalia Senior Center, located at 47 Vandalia Avenue, rang in the Chinese New Year yesterday. More...

Demands For NYCHA To Fix Lack Of Heat And Leaks At Vandalia Houses

Following last week’s Canarsie Courier article, “NYCHA Finally Repairs Bayview Flood Problem,” Vandalia Houses resident Beatrice Taylor came forward to demand repairs to her leaky apartment. More...

Housing Central Discussion At Community Board 5

Community Board 5 (CB 5) held its monthly meeting at Starrett City last Wednesday and everyone had one thing on their mind: Housing. More...

Reappointed Head Of School District Proves She’s Super!

Beverly Wilkins, superintendent of School District 18, has girl power – and she’s proud to show it off! More...

Crime Plummets In 63rd Precinct, But Identity Theft A Concern

Crime is down in one neck of south Brooklyn and police want it to stay that way. More...

The H.E.S. Shows Off Their Best To The Community

When it comes to providing youths in Brooklyn with a fun place to learn a variety of sports, the Hebrew Educational Society (H.E.S.) is jam packed with a slew of authentic programs! Last Sunday, the H.E.S. More...

Award Ceremony Brings Hundreds Of Community Leaders Together

The Jewish Community Council of Canarsie (JCCC) hosted its annual legislative breakfast in Starrett City on Sunday and honored hundreds of dignitaries who have helped the organization over the years. More...

THEN

Back in the day, diners were a popular place to enjoy a cheeseburger and fries in Canarsie. Canarsiens had their choice of the Arch, Seaview, Cobe and the New Venus Diner. Sadly, the Arch is the only diner left in the community. More...

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