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Generating Fun At Generations

Children in the community had a blast Monday morning when Camp Generations celebrated the first day of its exciting summer program. This year’s welcoming theme was a Hawaiian Luau. More...

Have You Seen Jose Or Silas?

Two senior citizens in Canarsie disappeared recently and officials are asking for the public’s help in tracking them down. According to reports, 71-year-old Jose Vega was last seen on Thursday, June 25th at 1:30 p.m. More...

69th Precinct Prepared To Curb Spike In Summer Violence

Last week, the 69th Precinct’s commanding officer Norman Grandstaff received some honorable news from Police Commissioner Bill Bratton – he’s been promoted to Deputy Inspector! More...

City Pulls A “Switcheroo” On Unsuspecting Canarsie Street

When an alert resident noticed that the “alternate side of the street” parking signs on the west side of East 96th Street between Skidmore Avenue and Schenck Street were recently replaced with new signs, he contacted the Canarsie Courier. More...

The Active Consumer

As it is, it’s uncomfortable to walk for miles in the summer when you’re sweating profusely. More...

Straker Strikes Gold!

Nineteen-year-old David Straker has been competing in the Special Olympics for many years. More...

Domestic Disturbance Closes Down East 92nd

Police were called to a home on the northeast side of Farragut Road and East 92nd Street on Saturday, June 27th at about 4 p.m., where a troubling situation brewed for over an hour. More...

THEN

NOW

In 1989, the lot at the northwest corner of Rockaway Parkway and Shore Parkway was overgrown with weeds until a group of Canarsie volunteers, known as the “Canarsie Cares” group, along with the Canarsie Neighborhood Development Corporatio More...

It Was A Tight Squeeze On Remsen!

An accident occurred Tuesday afternoon when an Infiniti tried to squeeze its way between a B17 bus and a Ford Fusion, which was parked on Remsen Avenue, near Avenue D, in front of Planet Fitness. More...

Captain Aims To Keep Crime Down In 63rd Precinct

By Jason Linetsky More...

This Place Is No Longer A Dump!

By Linda Steinmuller More...

Weekend Wreck At Notorious Canarsie Corner

In the past several months, residents at East 102nd Street and Glenwood Road have seen more than enough accidents at their corner. More...

A Criminal Who’s Not Noteworthy

The NYPD is looking for a woman who tried to rob a Chase Bank by passing a possibly threatening note. According to police, a Hispanic woman entered the Chase at 2100 Linden Boulevard in East New York on Monday, June 29th at about 3:40 p.m. More...

Assemblywoman Finally Has A “Home” In Brooklyn!

Since taking office in January, Assemblywoman Roxanne Persaud, representing the 59th A.D., has been working tirelessly from Albany and helping constituents in the community by appearing at every event possible. More...

Council Still Reaching For Help Getting Guns Off Of Our Streets

Members of the 69th Precinct Clergy Council met Monday night to discuss more ways of raising money for a gun buyback program in Canarsie. More...

Brooklyn’s Youngest Author Is Making History

Anaya Lee Willabus - Brooklyn’s youngest author – wants to encourage her peers to read. More...

No Flames On Flatlands

A small fire broke out Saturday morning in the basement of a metal detector business near East 92nd Street and Flatlands Avenue. Firefighters had to access the roof to see whether there was structural damage that may have led to the incident. More...

Community Board 5 Has Their Work Cut Out For Them

Last Wednesday night Community Board 5 (CB5) held its final meeting until September. Held at the Genesis Homes Community Room in East New York, CB5 Chairman Andre T. More...

Comptroller’s Audit Claims NYCHA Apartments Stay Vacant For Years

If you’re on the waiting list for an apartment with the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), you might not know that major repairs and renovations take apartments off the market – over an average of 2,605 days, with over $8 million in More...

Fire Safety Stressed At Mill Island Civic

Firefighter Steve Coleman from the New York City Fire Department greeted Mill Island Civic Association members last Thursday evening and offered fire prevention tips and instructions. More...

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