April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

Temple Sholom Remembers Victims Of The Holocaust

On Monday, April 24th, the congregation of Temple Sholom of Flatbush, 2075 East 68th Street, gathered to remember the six million victims of the Holocaust with a powerful and truly unforgettable Yom HaShoah ceremony. More...

Prayers To End Gun Violence

The 69th Precinct’s Executive Officer Captain Steve Rubin joined the 69th Precinct Clergy Council on Monday night to hold a prayer vigil near the Rockaway Parkway train station following a fatal shooting that occurred a block away.  More...

Harmony Through The Years

New York City is said to be the “melting pot” of society. Over 100 cultures are represented within the five boroughs. How are these cultures able to coexist in peace? More...

Golden Helps Keep Brooklyn Clean At Recycle Event

It’s spring and you know what that means – time to do some spring cleaning! More...

Spring Creek Park Is Looking Squeaky Clean!

Spring Creek

After the long winter, it’s time to clean up with the arrival of spring. Canarsie resident Maria Garrett has organized various cleanups on the Canarsie side of Fresh Creek. More...

DOE Gets The Lead Out In Local Schools

“New York City water is safe and families and staff should rest assured that our drinking water is of the highest quality in the world,” stated Department of Education (DOE) Deputy Chancellor Elizabeth Rose in a December 19, 2016 letter.& More...

Heroes Honored On Medal Day

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill and State Senator Martin Golden were among the special guests last week to help present awards to many of the 63rd Precinct’s Finest.  Family and friends joined officers at the Aviator Sports Complex a More...

Robber “Un-stocks” The Shelves

A brazen thief stole a pile of merchandise from a local Rite Aid last week and flashed a gun at an employee before making his getaway.  Police said a black male, approximately 38 years old, entered the Rite Aid at 3823 Nostrand Avenue, between A More...

Principal Arrested For Assaulting Child

A 7-year-old East New York boy is recovering after the principal of his school reportedly hit and kicked him for bad behavior.  More...

Crime Is Down But Residents Mourn Holiday Homicide

Overall crime in Canarsie is down 44 percent over a 48-day period and 19 percent since the beginning of the year, thanks to the efforts of officers in the 69th Precinct. More...

One Way Or Another, Conklin Avenue Is Still A One-Way Street!

On Tuesday, workers from the Department of Transportation (DOT) closed off portions of Conklin Avenue, from Remsen Avenue to Rockaway Parkway. The reason? More...

Zoning Study Reveals Plans To Make Canarsie More Resilient

As flood prone areas of New York City still struggle to recover from Hurricane Sandy, which devastated coastal sections of Brooklyn in October 2012, each neighborhood faces its own unique issues and challenges in the process to rebuild and increase r More...

NYPD Issues Warning To Keep Car Doors Locked

One of the most effective ways to stop crime is crime prevention. Car break-ins are among the most common citywide problems attacking the Flatlands area within the 63rd Precinct.  More...

Student Scientists Share Solutions To Protect Planet Earth

In celebration of Ear th Day, students from P. S. 233 Langston Hughes School put their heads together and came up with some creative – and scientific - ways to protect the planet. More...

A Library Of Knowledge

The Brooklyn Public Library presented a Haitian heritage event for its World Language Family Series on Wednesday, April 19th. More...

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