August 17, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

Local Gardener Needs Helping Hand - Or Another Green Thumb!

When you need a break from the chaos of city life, finding a quiet and calm place to rejuvenate can sometimes be a challenge. More...

Cultural Diversity Celebrated At Sunrise

Song and dance, food and fun, and arts and crafts greeted the hundreds of seniors and visitors attending Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center’s Cultural Week.  More...

Brooklyn Salutes Fallen Hero

Flags across the state were lowered yesterday to half-staff in honor of Army Sergeant Roshain Brooks. More...

Basement Fire Doused At Shopping Strip

A small fire at the Seaview Plaza Shopping Center, between Rockaway Parkway and East 98th Street, brought more than 100 firefighters to the scene.  More...

Man Brutally Tortured By Cops: Twenty Years Later

The year was 1997. The story shocked the city – and the world. More...

Accusations Continue To Fly At High School

Urban Action Academy Principal Steven Dorcely can add Richard Severin, a longtime educator, to his list of detractors.  More...

Roof Fire Brought Under Control

A fire broke out on the top floor of 1459 East 96th Street Saturday between Avenues L and M around 2 p.m. A witness, Shamira Gray, told the Canarsie Courier he saw flames coming from the roof area of the two-story red brick house. More...

Baptist Church Hosts Groundbreaking “United Praise” Concert At Barclays Center

On Friday night, protestors carrying torches in the name of white nationalism marched in Charlottesville, Virginia to voice their disapproval of the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. More...

Rushing Through Busy Intersection

Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Ralph Avenue and Avenue N around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. More...

Driver Defies Death After Crash

Avenue L, between East 96th Street and Rockaway Parkway, looked like a war zone Saturday. An alleged speeder escaped death after his vehicle flew over the curb and then crashed into a tree and a nearby business at around 6:30 a.m. More...

Mystery Surrounds Infant Death

The family of a 7-month-old Canarsie boy is mourning his death after an apparent heart attack due to asphyxiation. More...

A Call To God For Help

The 69th Precinct Clergy Council held its monthly vigil Monday night at the corner of Rockaway Parkway and Seaview Avenue to offer prayers for peace and to end violence across the community and city. More...

Canarsie Couple Fear For Their Safety After Rock Attack

Mickey and Lorraine Duval love living in Canarsie. It’s been their home for 33 years, but now they’re living in fear because a rock-wielding nut is on the loose. More...

Devoted President Strives To Make His Community A Better Place

After a heavily contested race last year, Calvin Drumgo was officially sworn in as the new president of the Breukelen Houses Tenants Association in September 2016. It’s been a busy year for Mr. More...

Speeding Car Crashes Into Mitzvah Tank

A high-speed driver hit a parked Chabad “Mitzvah tank” last Friday and then fled the scene. More...

Just Add Water…

There’s an unusual vehicle - oops, vessel - parked out front of an unassuming home on East 96th Street between Conklin Avenue and Glenwood Road. More...

Early Morning Break-In At Gateway Center

A popular cell phone shop was burglarized last Thursday morning at 12:40 a.m.  The police are looking for four suspects caught on video surveillance as they forcibly gained entry to an AT&T store located at 495 Gateway Drive. More...

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