August 10, 2006 RSS feed / Other News

Where Were You When You First Heard About 9/11/01?

In conjunction with the upcoming fifth anniversary of September 11, 2001, the editors of the Canarsie Courier would like to receive your personal memories of that tragic day. More...

6-Year-Old Dies From Injuries In July 30 Crash On Flatlands Ave.

The 6-year-old girl involved in a multi-car crash on Flatlands Avenue on July 30 has died, according to sources at Brookdale Hospital. More...

He's Sweet, Obedient... And Wants His Mommy

This pulchritudinous pseudo-pedigree pup has a sad look in his eyes because he can't find his owner. He's a lucky pup, though, since he turned up at the Cerverizzo Fence Co. More...

Plans For 5th Anniversary Of 9/11 Unveiled This Week

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor George Pataki this week outlined New York City's plans to commemorate the fifth anniversary of the September 11th attacks. More...

Mayor, BP At E.N.Y. Housing Groundbreaking

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz joined Mayor Bloom-berg last Thursday at St. Paul Community Baptist Church in East New York for the groundbreaking of The Nehemiah Spring Creek Houses at Gateway Estates in East New York. More...

DEAN'S LIST

Universities and colleges often send us information on local students who made the dean's list during a previous semester. To show our pride, More...

Selling Your Stuff Online Is As Easy As eBay's iSold It Store

Going once...Going twice...Sold! Imagine having all the fun of an auction with only a fraction of the work - and having an expert team helping you sell worthwhile items that have been sitting in the closet, collecting dust, for years. More...

Armed Thieves Pistol-Whip Burger King Workers But Don't Get The Big Bucks

The manager and an employee of the Burger King Restaurant at 1777 Rockaway Parkway were injured after being pistol-whipped in an attempted armed robbery Monday morning, police said. More...

Mill Basin Jet Ski Crash Victim's Body Found Washed Up On Shore

The body of Mill Basin teenager Paul Zaccarias, who had been missing as a result of a jet-ski accident on June 30, was discovered Sunday, police said. More...

Sunday Morning Collision At E. 105 & Flatlands Ave.

A 73-year-old Flatlands Avenue woman continued to be listed in critical condition at Brookdale Hospital on Tuesday after suffering injuries from a horrific collision early Sunday morning on Flatlands Avenue near East 105th Street, police said. More...

Nature's Beauty On Display At Salt Marsh Nature Center

Many south Brooklyn residents may not realize it but they don't have to take a trip to the Bronx Zoo or the Brooklyn Botanical Garden to see a variety of the city's flora and fauna. More...

New State Law Increases Protections For Children

Albany, NY (AP) - Gov. George Pataki signed "Cynthia's Law" into the books Sunday, strengthening the prosecution of those who seriously injure children by recklessly shaking, slamming or throwing them. More...

Weinstein At The Happen'n

Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein spent the day at the "Youth Happen'n Day 2006" event, sponsored by Community Board 17 in conjunction with the 67th Precinct, the event was held last Thursday, in Paerdegat Park at Albany Avenue and Farragut Road. More...

Perry Asks FDNY To Consider Recruiting Legal Immigrants

In response to the recent report that the FDNY will alter its hiring requirements in an effort to widen the pool of possible firefighter candidates, Assemblyman Nick Perry (D-Brooklyn) is asking Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta and Mayor Mike Blo More...

Pet Of The Week

Come meet Jack (A667355) and fall in love with his sad face and cute underbite! Jack is a sweet adult brindle pit mix who is good on a leash and already knows some commands. He's neutered and ready for his new home! More...

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