August 28, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

Kids Are Packed And Ready To Go!

It’s always rough getting children ready for school. More...

Clergy Council Gathers To Spread Anti-Violence Awareness

As part of the 69th Precinct Clergy Council’s ongoing efforts to establish presence and provide support throughout the community, the council held a second anti-violence awareness gathering at East 83rd Street and Flatlands Avenue on Tuesday, A More...

Community Kids Clean Up Church Lane – Once Again!

Last May, Councilman Alan Maisel organized a cleanup conducted by a crew of young men from Millennium Development after fed-up Canarsie resident Barbara Favorito contacted the Canarsie Courier. More...

Keep This Canarsie Building From Collapsing!

During a routine inspection, the FDNY took structural inventory of the crumbling building near East 91st Street and Flatlands Avenue. The abandoned building and lot, once home to a pool hall and laundromat, has been vacant for years. More...

Beginners Strike A Yoga Pose In Local Park

Senator Marty Golden wants his constituents to unwind – and they did – on summer evenings when he offered free yoga classes in Marine Park. More...

Baseball Program Was A Big Hit!

The 69th Precinct Community Council baseball program has ended for the summer. The kids had a great time playing baseball with each other. When they go back to school and people ask them what they did, they will have a lot to say. More...

Cops Vs. Kids At Final Little League Game

The 69th Precinct Community Council ended their Little League baseball summer program with a final playoff between the cops and the kids last Wednesday. More...

PET OF THE WEEK

Fashion, about six years old, was surrendered by her previous owner, who said she gets along with children and strangers and also knows several commands. More...

BP Says Former Councilman Will Join His Staff

It’s been a while since the public’s seen Lew Fidler in the community. After he vacated his city council seat last year, which he served for three terms, he stayed out of the spotlight – but only for a while. More...

Too Fast On Flatlands

Back-to-school shoppers scurrying to make their final purchases at Gateway Mall were detained around noon on Wednesday as traffic slowed to a halt at the intersection of Flatlands and Schenck avenues. The reason? More...

Hurricane Sandy-Driven Civic Organization Collapses

Many Canarsie residents desperately needed resources after Hurricane Sandy shattered their lives in October 2012. More...

Canarsie Dogs – “The Fab Four” – Up For Adoption

Four wonderful large breed dogs were brought to East New York’s Animal Care & Control shelter. More...

A Change Of Plans After Pedestrian Is Struck

A 42-year-old man was hit by a sedan at East 87th Street between Glenwood Road and Flatlands Avenue on Friday, August 22nd. More...

Putrid Stench On Shopping Strip Finally Ends

Several residents made calls to the Canarsie Courier complaining about the stench coming from an unsightly pile of garbage that was sitting for weeks in the back of a senior center located on Avenue L. More...

“Hundreds” Of House Parties Shut Down

“It’s been a quiet summer,” said Captain Norman Grandstaff, Commanding Officer of the 69th Precinct. More...

Canarsie Couple Tweeted Their Way To Romance

The love of your life can be only a few blocks away and you never even know it! More...

THEN

NOW

Remember the old “Welcome to Canarsie” sign just before you make a right turn onto the westbound ramp of the Belt Parkway? More...

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