August 17, 2006 RSS feed / Other News

New Yorkers Urged To Donate Blood As Supply Is Very Low

In response to concerns over critically low levels of blood supplies throughout the state, New York's junior Senator Hillary Clinton this week urged eligible New Yorkers to roll up their sleeves and donate critically needed blood. More...

Growing Seal Population Leads To Sightings In Our Area

Recent sightings of harbor seals along the Long Island coast, in New York City bays and harbors, and up the Hudson River have elicited considerable interest. But quite simply, the seals are back where they belong. More...

Delayed All-Star Games Highlight 69th Pct. Baseball Week

By Roxanne Persaud It was an exciting week of 69th Precinct Community Council Baseball. In addition to regularly scheduled games on August 7 and 9, two All-Star games originally scheduled for two weeks ago were played last Thursday. More...

Ask The Learning Advisor

Q: Can you offer any suggestions on shopping with teenagers? I have two teenage daughters and it's time to shop for school clothes. I am dreading this event and would appreciate any ideas you may have on how we can all survive this. More...

Group Suggests Updating Kids' Medical Forms Before School Starts

Yes, it's already that time: Time to start preparing for back-to-school. More...

Pet Of The Week

Gizzmo (A668921) is a charming 4-month-old male cat who loves everyone he meets. He craves attention and even likes his belly rubbed! You can adopt him at the Animal Care & Control of Brooklyn at 2336 Linden Blvd. More...

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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...

Floyd Bennett Field: History Of Early Flight At Our Door

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of flight, Floyd Ben-nett Field recently ran a traveling exhibit entitled: Heroes of the Sky: Adventures in Early Flight featuring photos and artifacts derivative of some of the pioneers of aviation. More...

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