December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

P.S. 203 Gives Back In The Spirit Of The Holidays

In most schools, student governments perform small tasks such as bake sales or trip planning, all in the name of making their school a better place. But for Barbara Stein and her student government at P.S. More...

Combatting Gang Violence Through Faith, Engagement And Knowledge

When Detective Cristof Joseph didn’t hear from his son after school let out, he grew a bit concerned. Then, he received a text message that would stop any parent’s heart: “Mom, I’m in trouble. More...

First Night Of Chanukah Celebrated At Kings Plaza Mall

Tuesday was the first night of Chanukah – and there was no better place to be than Kings Plaza Mall, where a Menorah lighting ceremony officiated the holiday. More...

Precinct Council Makes Christmas Merry And Bright For Local Kids

The 69th Precinct Community Council put smiles on the faces of over 200 local children this past weekend. Their caring – and generous – volunteers organize a toy drive each year to brighten the holidays for needy children. More...

Post-Storm Debris Making Creek An Eyesore

This week, an angry resident who lives near Seaview Village contacted the Canarsie Courier about illegal dumping along Fresh Creek. More...

Writing His Way Back Home Again

For Mark Chiusano, finding his way home involved leaving it. More...

I.S. 211 Families Grateful For This Holiday Secret!

The holidays can be a rough time for less fortunate kids. Thankfully, John Wilson I.S. More...

Holiday History Lessons For Marine Park Residents

Imagine traveling to Marine Park and seeing a giant stadium instead of baseball fields. Imagine athletes from around the world walking around the park as they waited for the 1944 Olympics to begin. More...

CB15 Talks About Developers And Diner Closing

Sheepshead Bay and Manhattan Beach residents will soon see changes to how Community Board 15 (CB15) announces construction projects near their homes. More...

What Is Basic “Hostility”?

Some of the most difficult feelings we deal with as both children and adults are the hostile, raging feelings we often have toward people we love. These hostile feelings haunt us throughout our lives and always leave us feeling guilty and ashamed. More...

A Local Weigh-In On Improving Police And Community Relations

Protests all over the nation are making headlines after a grand jury decided not to indict Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner. More...

Students Play Santa To Some Special Families

After collecting various items for needy children over the past two months, students at Isaac Bildersee I.S. 68 finally delivered donated goodies to a local shelter in Canarsie last Friday. More...

Man Found Stabbed To Death In Starrett City

Some Starrett City residents are on edge after a man was found dead in the lobby of a building at 855 Louisiana Avenue Wednesday at around 1 a.m. More...

Kids Get Tons Of Goodies At St. Bernard Church Breakfast

Santa Claus knows that the best way to start your day is with a hearty breakfast! Therefore, it was only fitting that he hosted a special breakfast at St. Bernard Church in Bergen Beach Sunday morning for dozens of lucky parishioners. Msgr. More...

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like A Thomas Jefferson Club Christmas

Brooklyn Democrats came out in full force at the Hudson River Yacht Club to host the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club’s annual holiday party Monday evening. More...

Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree At The 69th Precinct Holiday Party

The 69th Precinct Community Council works hard all year to serve the Canarsie community – by keeping residents safe and improving quality of life. More...

THEN

NOW

The photo on the left appeared in a 1985 edi- tion of the Canarsie Courier. It was submitted by a reader, who said the photo was about 30 years old at the time. Around 1955, frame homes were popping up in the area we now know as Seaview Village. More...

H.E.S. Chanukah Celebration Comes To The Community

Beit Hillel synagogue on Ralph Avenue was the setting for the Hebrew Educational Society’s (H.E.S.) annual gala Festival of Lights last Sunday. More...

MPCA Celebrates The Holidays With Annual Party

Happiness for the holidays filled the Carmine Carro Community Center Tuesday during the Marine Park Civic Association’s (MPCA) annual holiday party. More...

Hopefully Santa Will Grant “L” Train Riders This Special Gift

Now that Brooklyn is the “in” place to live, it’s hard to get a seat on the packed “L” train. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Sugar: The Enemy

Sugar is the major cause of tooth decay. Despite this, the average person consumes about 126 pounds of sugar a year. More...

Folks At BRP Sure Know How To Celebrate The Holidays!

When it comes to a true holiday bash, it’s BRP time – Brooklyn REALLY Parties! Okay, so BRP stands for Brooklyn Real Property. The real estate agency, with two convenient Brooklyn locations, is known for big celebrations! More...

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