June 23, 2016 RSS feed / Other News

The Best Doggone Dressed Pets In Town!

Proud pet owners love to show off their precious pooches. They got the opportunity at the 6th Annual Pet Day at Deno’s Wonder Wheel Park, where a Pet Costume Contest took place on Saturday, June 11th on the Coney Island Boardwalk. More...

Civic Ends Year On High Note

Marine Park

With their business year coming to an end, the Marine Park Civic Association (MPCA) held their final meeting Tuesday at the Carmine Carro Community Center, located at 3000 Fillmore Avenue. More...

Fresh Creek Residents Concerned About Hurricane Resiliency

It’s been nearly four years since Hurricane Sandy hit Brooklyn, but it continues to be a hot topic at local civic association meetings. More...

Mother Nature Cooperates For Welcome Back Party

The incredibly hardworking staff at the Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center at 9517 Avenue J put together a day of recreation, food and fun for attendees on Monday. Their aim was to celebrate the return of summer. More...

Drumgo May Reign Supreme In Breukelen Houses

After weeks of campaigning and heated debates between the two leading candidates for the Breukelen Houses Tenants Association presidency, the position has tentatively been filled. More...

CEC18 Hosts Fathers Empowerment Night

There is no debating the fact that children who grow up without the presence of a father in their lives are at a serious disadvantage. More...

Special Needs School Stirs Up Controversy

A proposal to open a special needs school brought rabble-rousers out to a Community Board 18 (CB18) meeting on Wednesday, June 15th. More...

Thief Runs On Dunkin’

East New York

Police are looking for a “thief on-thego” that used a credit card to make a purchase at a local Dunkin’ Donuts last week. More...

Butterfly, Butterfly, Fly Away At Local School

The eco-minded students at I.S. 68 Isaac Bildersee are at it again! Last year, they unveiled a Pollinating Garden – to attract bees - that was a big success. More...

Brave Employee Foils Gun-Wielding Would-Be Robber

East New York

A suspect brandishing a gun entered a deli-grocery located at 797 Stanley Avenue at the corner of Ashford Street on Thursday, June 16th at approximately 7 a.m. and demanded money from an employee, police sources said. More...

A Night Of Dining And Dancing Around The Globe

The Holy Name Society of the Shrine Church of St. Jude hosted their annual International Night at Coyne Hall, 1696 Canarsie Road. More...

Driver “Banked” His Turn And Met A Tree

On Sunday, the driver of a GMC Envoy was making a turn onto Bank Street – a small street between Foster Avenue and Avenue D in Canarsie - when his car jumped the curb and struck a tree in front More...

Prayer Vigil Near Bildersee

The 69th Precinct Clergy Council held their monthly prayer vigil at the corner of East 82nd Street and Flatlands Avenue on Friday night. More...

Blink - Get Fit

There’s a new gym in town! Blink Fitness, a value-based fitness club, hosted the grand opening of its newest location at 9029 Flatlands Avenue on Tuesday with a ribboncutting ceremony, speeches by local elected officials and free giveaways. More...

Parks Acknowledges Second Floor Landscape Problem

Marine Park

Let it not be said that if you are paying $16 million for a modest-size building, you can’t have weeds and other unsightly vegetation included on your second-floor roof. More...

“Neighborly” Dispute Ends In Gunfire

Flatlands

An argument between two Flatlands neighbors ended in a gunshot wound to a woman’s leg last week. Police sources said Elie Merius, a 30-year-old black male, shot a 33-year-old woman in the lower right leg before fleeing in a white sedan. More...

Two Wrongs Don’t Make A Right (Turn)

A pedestrian attempting to cross Glenwood Road was struck by a local car service vehicle just west of the intersection at Williams Avenue on Tuesday. More...

Survivor Shares Relay For Life Poem

Angela Marie Cosenza, an Old Mill Basin resident, participated in the Relay for Life for Bergen Beach, Mill Basin and Marine Park team on Saturday, June 11th at the Bergen Beach Fields. More...

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