May 28, 2015 RSS feed / Other News

Installations And Celebrations In Bergen Beach

Everyone in the community can play a vital role in improving quality of life. For the Bergen Beach Civic Association (BBCA), the best way to encourage community involvement is to honor those who consistently contribute their time and talents. More...

Motel Stay Turns Dangerous In East New York

A 48-year-old was stabbed last week when he was allegedly set up to be robbed at the Galaxy Motel on Pennsylvania Avenue. More...

Sunrise Honors Heroes With Special Event

On Thursday, May 21st, the Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center, at 9517 Avenue J, observed Memorial Day with a barbecue, dancing and relaxing outdoors. More...

Banquet Brings NYPD And Community Together

Last Thursday, May 21st, dignitaries and community leaders joined the 69th Precinct Community Council for their first banquet dinner where awards were doled out to some of the most dedicated people in Canarsie. More...

Ralph Avenue Eatery Up In Smoke

A fire broke out inside Sally’s West Indian Restaurant, 1570-72 Ralph Avenue, on Thursday, May 14th around 6 p.m. More...

The Power Of Outages Always A Concern At Starrett City

Mechanical issues at a local power plant are reportedly one of the reasons residents are constantly being left in the dark. More...

Hundreds Attend Annual Canarsie Memorial Day Parade

It wouldn’t be Memorial Day without the Canarsie Memorial Day Parade! More...

Civic Holds Gala Event In Mill Basin

The elegant El Caribe was the setting for the Mill Island Civic Association's installation party Tuesday night. The annual event, attended by a virtual who's who of the Greater Mill Basin area, honored leaders from St. More...

Have You Seen Helaine Or Mylon?

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating two local residents – 72-year-old Helaine Lerner-Pollisky, who lives on Bergen Avenue, and 41-year-old Mylon Pierce who lives on Beverley Road. More...

The Active Consumer

Balloon artists, face painting, pony rides, a bouncy castle and a magician all in one place? This isn’t one of those expensive summer carnivals where you have to dish out hundreds of dollars in one night to have a good time. More...

Luxury Cars Crash

Witnesses said that four men fled the scene of an accident this week at Kings Highway and Avenue J when their cars were involved in an accident at the dangerous intersection. More...

Cops Gun Down “Crazed” Ex-Boyfriend

Two people involved in an alleged love triangle were shot dead after the holiday weekend. More...

East Flatbush Man Charged In Hit-And-Run

A 26-year-old driver was arrested over the weekend after he struck and killed a man who was walking in Canarsie last Friday. More...

Home Invasions And Robberies Up, Major Crimes Down In 69th Precinct

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of the summer season – and a time when house parties begin. More...

An Engaging Crime At The Mall

What does a criminal do when they can’t afford an engagement ring for their significant other? Some of them take a chance at stealing jewelry – right in front of a proprietor or salesperson! More...

CEC Hosts Annual Appreciation Awards Ceremony

District 18’s Community Education Council (CEC 18) took a break from business last week to host a special luncheon at their satellite office at East 95th Street near Conklin Avenue. More...

Prepping Our Youngsters For The Real World

P.S. 276 hosted their annual Career Day yesterday, but Dara Mormile, Associate Editor of the Canarsie Courier, paid a special visit to the school on Thursday, May 21st, to share her reporting experiences with some eager students. More...

Local Book Author Says Kids Are Beautiful In All Colors

If you believe your skin color is beautiful, then you are beautiful. More...

THEN

NOW

The Blue Bird Diner opened in 1940 and was located at 4914 Glenwood Road, at the corner of Utica Avenue. More...

Catch Basin Bill Will Help Shape Up Our Flooding Streets

Canarsiens know all too well how badly our streets become flooded during and after torrential rains. More...

More Quality Of Life Improvements Coming To Our District

If you’ve passed by Flatlands Avenue and East 92nd Street lately, you’ll notice a big, empty lot. More...

No Bridge To The Future Coming Any Time Soon

Commuters who travel on the Belt Parkway know the frustration of being stranded in the middle of the highway when the Mill Basin drawbridge gets stuck in the open position. The last time the bridge reportedly malfunctioned was on Sunday, May 10th. More...

Councilman Maisel Supports Residents’ Fight Against Bike Lane

On many occasions, representatives from the Department of Transportation (DOT) provided the community with plans to construct a two-way bike lane at East 108th Street by Fresh Creek. More...

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