January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Other News

NYPD Releases Updated Image Of Missing Starrett Boy

“We haven’t forgotten and we haven’t stopped looking.” More...

Officials Hope New Clues Emerge About Missing Starrett City Boy

The following is an editorial addressed to the media from Lieutenant Christopher Zimmerman, commanding officer of the NYPD’s Missing Persons Squad. A copy of the letter was posted in the January 22nd issue of the New York Daily News: More...

No Walkway Here!

We’re not sure if a private sanitation company forgot to pick up someone’s trash on East 87th Street near Avenue K or if the piles of bags and miscellaneous debris were dropped off by litterbugs. More...

Canarsie Historical Society Co-President Critiques Book On Wyckoff Family

I am replying to Prof. M. William Wykoff’s letter sent to the Canarsie Courier, a copy of which appears below. I find it highly unusual that Prof. More...

THEN

NOW

The old photo on the left shows East 93rd Street looking south from Flatlands Avenue. If you look closely, you’ll see a pile of sewer pipes on the right, which were installed in 1924. More...

It Was SNOW Big Deal After All!

Residents had their snow blowers, shovels and salt ready Monday night to battle what the city expected to be one of New York’s most “historic snow storms.” Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on how you look at it) many woke up More...

The Active Consumer

The snow storm we had this week temporarily put a stop to a LOT of things! More...

Slain Flatlands Teen Laid To Rest

The grieving family and friends of 15-yearold Isiah Joseph said their final goodbyes last Friday and Saturday. The youngster’s wake was held in Crown Heights on Friday at the R. More...

Lightning Strikes Twice On Flatlands Avenue

A family living on the corner of Flatlands Avenue and East 102nd Street were not expecting company last Sunday afternoon. An uninvited guest showed up in their driveway and plowed through the garage door. More...

Local Blood Donations Are Not Made In ‘Vein’

Last Thursday, a busmobile from the New York Blood Center was parked outside the 69th Precinct stationhouse, located at 9720 Foster Avenue, for one of several blood drives the officers host each year. More...

Scouting Out Quality Time With Their Community

The Boy Scouts of America are always working hard to carry out their civic duties. Local Cub Scout Pack 505 hosted their first special breakfast Sunday morning at Old Mill Basin’s Mary Queen of Heaven Church on East 56th Street and Avenue M. More...

Community Board 18 Applauds DOT Bike Lane

At the January Community Board 18 (CB18) meeting held last week, the Department of Transportation (DOT) presented the Canarsie Park Connector — a proposed bike path that would connect the existing bike path that runs along East 76th Street and More...

Canarsie School Supervisor Nominated For Changing Students’ Lives

Every day, while walking through the halls of P.S. 272, at East 100th Street and Seaview Avenue, behavioral specialist Mateo De La Rosa is greeted warmly by numerous students – with a smile and a hug. More...

Stringer Talks Shop With Community Board 18

City Comptroller Scott Stringer dropped in to say hello to Community Board 18 (CB18) last week and update residents on how he and his office are working to ensure the city is being financially responsible. More...

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