September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

Separate Canarsie Shootings Leave One Dead, Multiple Injured

Residents said they heard a barrage of bullets on Thursday, September 11th, near East 92nd Street and Avenue M. Police responded to the call of shots fired at around 11 p.m. More...

Working Hard To Run Cancer Out Of Town

Dan Foster wants to see colorectal cancer eliminated for good. That’s why he organizes Dan’s 5K Fun Run / Walk in Gerritsen Beach every year. More...

Is NYCHA Really Safer Today Than It Was Five Years Ago?

Since 2009, crime has risen 30 percent in the city’s public housing developments. Locally, residents are feeling the spike - with yet another shooting in the Bayview Houses last week. More...

They’re Super For Giving Our Kids School Supplies

A local supermarket distributed over $800 worth of supplies to P.S. 276 last week. More...

Canarsie Library Will Soon Have Extended Hours

Thanks to the New York City Council, local libraries will be able to serve their communities more frequently! More...

St. Bernard Church To Celebrate Milestone

For 25 years the St. Bernard School hall served as the place of worship for parishioners of St. Bernard Church. More...

Taking It Waaaaay Back At The Antique Car Show

To some, the sound of a V8 engine roaring through the streets is music to their ears. More...

Conklin Avenue Tree Finally Removed

A few weeks ago, a frustrated homeowner on Conklin Avenue near East 92nd Street called the Parks Department to take care of a dangerous tree near his property. More...

Canarsiens May Need Rowboats, According To Recent Stats

Many say Canarsie was ignored after Superstorm Sandy tore through the area in October 2012 while other communities received all the media attention. More...

Elementary School Students Remember 9/11

Although grade school kids were not born yet on the day terrorists attacked the Twin Towers, teachers and faculty at P.S. 115 thought it was important to set aside some time from their busy school day to remember that fateful day 13 years ago. More...

Hundreds Check Out What’s Going On At The H.E.S. Open House

The Hebrew Educational Society (H.E.S.) is one of the only community centers in Canarsie that offer fun programs for those who love music, sports and the arts. More...

Bonded Ceramic Filling

You may have had silver amalgam fillings in the past to protect teeth damaged by cavities, but you have other alternatives now. This can be especially important in treating teeth that show when you open your mouth to talk or smile. More...

Self-Hate - Striving For Perfection

When we are driven to do everything perfectly and to be as great as we are in our imagination, we establish a standard which is impossible to live up to. More...

They’ve Got A Drive To Save Lives!

Community hospitals need our help when it comes to blood donations. That’s why the 69th Precinct Community Blood Drive was hosted yesterday in front of the stationhouse from noon until 6 p.m. More...

Canarsie Participates In The Father Of All Events!

P.S. 272 principal Dakota Keyes loves getting parents and students motivated at the start of every school year. More...

Double Trouble On Seaview

Two vehicles, a Honda Civic and a Toyota Camry, were traveling eastbound on Seaview Avenue near East 96th Street late Monday morning when they collided just past the H.E.S. building. More...

Hunt For Hit-And-Run Driver Continues

A driver plowed into two pedestrians in Starrett City early Saturday morning and is reportedly still on the loose. More...

Organization For Resiliency Visits Marine Park Civic

October 29th will mark the twoyear anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and the devastation it left behind. For many residents along New York’s coastal areas, repairs to their homes are still incomplete and the fight for funding continues. More...

St. Bernard School Prepares For 50th Anniversary

St. Bernard Catholic School opened its doors on September 23, 1964 with 502 students and two classes from grades one through five – one class for boys and another for girls. More...

Flatlands Bank Connected To Robbery

Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who allegedly stole a woman’s debit card. More...

DOT To Resurface Belt Parkway

As the Department of Transportation (DOT) continues to address roadways across the five boroughs, crews will be milling and resurfacing key portions of the eastbound Belt Parkway between Flatbush Avenue and Rockaway Parkway to provide a safer, smooth More...

Home Evacuated After Fire

A blaze broke out Sunday at around 8 p.m. at a house on East 86th Street and Avenue M. Dozens of firefighters were on the scene four minutes after the fire started in the rear of the second floor. More...

THEN

NOW

Back in the 90’s, drivers traveling along Seaview Avenue were greeted with a “Peace” sign. The sign was attached to a street light pole along the center median at the intersection of East 98th Street. More...

Community Builds Strong Bridges At Annual Event

There’s nothing like a fun-filled day of activities to get the community to come together for a good cause. More...

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