March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

Residents:

Oy Vey! Not Another Synagogue, Please!

A new synagogue in Mill Basin - that residents are adamantly opposed to - was the main talking point at the March 15th meeting of Community Board 18 (CB18).  More...

Verdict Against City And 75th Precinct Boss, Lawyer Sees NYPD Cover-Up

Lorna Wright-Bovell and her attorney Jon Norinsberg won a bittersweet victory in a Brooklyn Civil Court case Friday, when a jury returned a $2.5 million verdict against the NYPD and Inspector John Chell, in the shooting death of Lorna's son, Ortanzso More...

Marine Park Residents Concerned About Avenue S Parking Lot

Local residents who attended the Marine Park Civic Association meeting on Tuesday raised issue with the Department of Sanitation’s (DOS) use of the Avenue S parking lot, which has been designated as a storm debris site in recent years. More...

Bed(lam) At Bayview

A fire broke out on the seventh floor of a Bayview Houses’ building at 5985 Shore Parkway Sunday afternoon. More...

Clergy Meeting Focuses On Mission Of Mercy

Beraca Baptist Church was packed Monday night for the 69th Precinct Clergy Council's monthly meeting, where the house of worship's Senior Pastor Mullery Jean-Pierre shared some compassionate news with the community about recent rebuilding efforts in More...

Man Tackled Into A Coma Receives NYPD Settlement

Seven years after Rahiym Holmes was tackled by police officers, leaving him in a coma, he and his mother finally have justice.  More...

Snowplow Driver Makes A Grisly Discovery

An East New York man is dead after he was fatally shot in the head last week. His body was found by a Department of Sanitation worker who was cleaning the streets a day after an icy snowstorm dumped snow, sleet and ice in the area.  More...

Chrysler Crashes Into Building On Cozine

A driver attempting to swerve around a parked NYC Sanitation truck jumped the curb and smashed into a commercial building Monday morning.  Eyewitnesses said the man was driving a Chrysler minivan on Cozine Avenue, near Georgia Avenue, around 10: More...

Three-Month Reprieve For Straphangers

The MTA is seeking board approval at its next meeting for a new $477 million contract to be awarded for the rehabilitation of the Canarsie Tunnel. More...

A Rear Door Delivery

The driver of a tiny Toyota Scion sub-compact received an unwanted package - in the form of a truck - when a FedEx vehicle came crashing into the Scion’s back bumper and hatch door. More...

Pedestrian Dies At Treacherous Corner

A woman who was hit by an SUV last month has died from her injuries (see “Pedestrian Struck Crossing Busy Intersection,” Canarsie Courier, March 2, 2017)  More...

Takin’ It To The Streets

An argument that started inside a Nostrand Avenue deli ended in gunfire a block away last week.  More...

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