October 30, 2003 RSS feed / Other News

Pole Taking On Flatlands Ave.

Con Edison workers remove bottom portion of a utility pole on Flatlands Avenue near East 84 Street that was damaged last Thursday morning when a Sanitation Department truck accidentally broke it in two in a mishap that caused minor local electrical o More...

Flu Cases Mark Start Of The Season: Health Department

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Thomas Frieden re-cently announced that flu has been detected in New York City, marking the official beginning of the season. More...

Councilman Announces More Funding For Community Parks

City Councilman Lew Fidler an-nounced last week that he had obtained funding in this year More...

New York State Parks Selected Best In U.S.

Governor George Pataki last week announced that the New York State Parks system has been selected as the winner of the 2003 National Gold Medal State Park Award. More...

Wyckoff Demonstration Shows 17th Century Food Preparation

Dozens of families last Saturday joined staffers of the Wyckoff Farmhouse and Museum, as well as famed Food Historian and author of "Matters of Taste: Food and Drink in 17th Century Dutch Art and Life", Mrs. More...

Price Fashions Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

"Canarsie has been good to me for the past 20 years," said Ed Gottlieb, owner of Price Fashions at 1412 Rockaway Parkway. "Why, therefore, shouldn More...

H.E.S. Begins Major Renovation

The Hebrew Educational Society (HES) has begun a major facility renovation. At a meeting with HES Executive Director, Marc Arje, City Councilman Lew Fidler recently reviewed plans for repairing the building More...

Chiefs Claw Tigers, 24-14, For Seventh Straight Win

The Canarsie High School varsity football team remains undefeated after its 24-14 homecoming victory last Saturday against last year More...

Answers From the Teacher

Darra Wheeler Happ

How can I help my first-grade son learn his addition facts? His math homework consists of math worksheets which aren More...

Halloween Can Be Tricky For Pets

Halloween may not be a treat for the family pet. Bide-A-Wee Home Association advises keeping dogs and cats safely indoors once the Halloween activities begin. More...

Utility Pole Accidentally Severed By Sanitation Truck

A New York City Department of Sanitation truck inadvertently severed a Con Edison utility pole on Flatlands Avenue, near East 84 Street, last week when it got snagged on a loose cable or telephone wire. More...

Marine Park Block Renamed For A Hero Native Son

A street was renamed Monday for 37-year-old Paul R. Martini, a fallen 9/11 firefighter who grew up on the Marine Park street. More...

Genovesi Center Opens

At St. Francis College

Joyce Genovesi, widow of the late Assemblyman Anthony Genovesi, along with other relatives and friends, officiated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday at St. More...

American Red Cross Offers Safety Advice For Halloween

The American Red Cross in Great-er New York is offering parents some safety tips to help prepare their children for a safe and enjoyable Hal-loween. More...

No Garbage Pickups Tuesday

The New York City Department of Sanitation announced that next Tuesday, Election Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, and street cleaning. More...

Legislator Blasts Rising

Costs Of Tuition At CUNY

The City Council Committee on Higher Education, chaired by Council Member Charles Barron last week held an oversight hearing to discuss the effectiveness of the rising costs of a City University of New York (CUNY) education and the likelihood of the More...

South Shore Grad Assigned

To Navy Guided Missile Cruiser

Navy Fireman Genes G. Noel, son of Althea Y. Wilkes of Brooklyn, N. Y., recently departed on a routine, scheduled deployment while assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea, homeported in Mayport, Fla. More...

NFL FORECAST

WEEK 9--November 2-3
(Sunday) *Baltimore 21 Jacksonville 10

Closer than it looks? The Jaguars More...

OT Misstep Stings Vikings In 21-20 Loss To Hornets

The start of South Shore High School More...

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