July 24, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

Shooting Victim Recovering From Eye Surgery

When 13-year-old Gama Droiville was shot in the face while walking in Flatbush earlier this year, the community came out to support his strong spirit. More...

Mayor Takes First Step To Rebuild Canarsie

Tonyelle Jobity is one of many Canarsie homeowners waiting patiently for the city’s Build it Back program to renovate her home, which was badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy. More...

Serious Security Issues Still Exist in Bayview Houses

“When I was a child, we didn’t even have to lock our doors. If everybody would respect each other, it could go back to the way it was,” said Bayview Houses Resident Association President Sheryl Boyce. More...

Dream Come True For Young Author At Book Signing

It was fantasy turned reality for teenage author Angela Content as many came out to meet her and get their personal autographed copies of her books this past Saturday at the Mill Basin Public Library. More...

High Flying And Down To The Wire Action In This Week’s Caribbean Cup Classic

Offside calls seemed to be a thorn in Haiti’s side during the first match in this week’s Caribbean Cup. Neither it nor its opponent Dominica was able to generate any offense in the first few minutes of the match. More...

Additional Canarsie Cops To Curtail Crime

With 40 more police officers assigned to the 69th Precinct, Commanding Officer Captain Norman Grandstaff said residents should feel safer knowing the streets are being patrolled at what could be the most dangerous times. More...

Bonnii’s Won’t Miss A Beat At Their New Location

Although the sign outside Bonnii’s Dance Showcase may be gone, the longtime Canarsie establishment will continue to teach dance students ballet, tap, jazz and hip-hop – but in a new location. More...

Celebrating Caribbean Culture At Weekend Festival

P.S. 114’s schoolyard, near Remsen Avenue and Glenwood Road, was the place to be Saturday when hundreds came out to show their Caribbean pride. More...

The Active Consumer

Sure, you can’t wait ’til your kids go back to school so you can have a “normal” schedule again. More...

Residents Want Post-Hurricane Problems To Go Down The Drain

Canarsie is still struggling and striving to rebuild itself almost two years after Superstorm Sandy hit. More...

ENY COPS HUNT FOR TWO POSSIBLE CROOKS

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying and tracking down two men who robbed a teenager in the East New York area. More...

Hats Off To The Four Seasons Crew

The folks at Four Seasons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center sure know how to have a good time! Last Thursday the recreation staff hosted a Crazy Hat Day. More...

Officials: Bayview Incident Not Included In Precinct’s Stats

Shootings in the 69th Precinct are on the rise – at last count, there have been 24 shootings since the beginning of 2014. Bayview Houses had yet another shooting last week, and Canarsie residents are concerned. More...

Rockin’ To The “Golden” Oldies In Local Park

It’s summer and the Marine Park concerts are back! Each year, State Senator Marty Golden hosts a series of free concerts in several Brooklyn parks within his district. More...

Shopping In Canarsie Shouldn’t Be A Walk Through A Dumpster!

Residents utilize Canarsie Plaza shopping mall for everything from grocery shopping to getting some quality fitness time. Its main attraction is probably the wholesale food club located at the site. More...

D.A.’s Office Says Alleged Child Killer’s Plea Not Confirmed

At a court appearance in early July, Daniel St. More...

Watch Those Illegal Turns Drivers!

Kings Highway was the site of another accident when two vehicles collided near the intersection at Avenue J around 2:20 p.m. Thursday, July 17th. More...

THEN

Canarsie had its share of hotels back in the days when the area was a tourist destination. People came from all around to enjoy the Canarsie shore and Golden City Park, an amusement park that closed in 1939. More...

A FUN Time For All At The Brooklyn MLS Picnic!

Hundreds came out to network while enjoying food and games at the second annual Brooklyn MLS Picnic last Sunday. More...

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