November 23, 2006 RSS feed / Other News

I.S. 285's Successful Food Drive To Help The Needy During Holiday

It was more than a civics lesson students from I.S. 285 got recently when they took part in a food drive. More...

Security Guard Stabbed Trying To Collar Three Shoplifters At CVS

A 20-year-old security guard on duty at the CVS Pharmacy at 2120 Rockaway Parkway was stabbed in the stomach last week when he tried to stop three men who were trying to leave the store with stolen goods. More...

Canarsie Road Building Site Hot Topic At Civic Meeting

Assemblyman Alan Maisel and City Councilman Lew Fidler attended the November 14 meeting of the United Canarsie South Civic Associa-tion (UCSCA) and sounded off against the City Department of Buildings (DOB), both saying the agency needs to change the More...

Officials Clash Over Illegal Dollar Vans At CB 18 Meeting

A heated discussion between City Councilman Lew Fidler and State Assemblyman Nick Perry on illegal dollar van activity erupted at last week's Community Board 18 meeting. More...

Mural Memorializes Jet Ski Accident Victim

A huge mural was unveiled Monday morning that memorializes 17-year-old Paul Zaccaria, who was killed in a jet-ski accident on Jamaica Bay last summer. More...

Lexus' Crash On Ave. L

The driver of the above 2002 Lexus said that while traveling south on East 98th Street last Thursday at about 3:20 p.m. More...

Handout Will Help You Explore The Trailways Of The Country

There's an unforgettable adventure awaiting you. And it's not fixing your leaky roof or alphabetizing your address book. More...

Pet Of The Week

Meet Teriyaki (A593906)- She almost has it all - personality and looks - but she desperately needs a home! Teriyaki has silky white fur, the most stunning green eyes and a Cindy Crawford beauty mark. She's friendly and affectionate. More...

Six Cars Involved In East 80th Street Crash

One driver sustained two broken legs but others and their passengers had relatively minor injuries after a a six-car crash last Thursday morning on East 80th Street between ave-nues J and K, according to 69th Pre-cinct police. More...

Conservatory Invites Students To Audition For Scholarships

The Brooklyn Conservatory of Music will offer nine full scholarships for studies in the Conservatory's Cer-tificate Preparatory Program as the result of a grant from the Van Lier Fellowship Fund. More...

Fourth Of July '04 Murderer Receives 25-To-Life Sentence

A man who murdered a 17-year-old Canarsien on the Fourth of July, two years ago because he "wanted to shoot somebody," was sentenced last week to 25 years to life for the senseless killing. More...

Former Theater Going From Silver Screen To Silver Spoons

If you're wondering what's happening at the former Canarsie Theater, all you have to do is take a look at the work going on at East 93rd Street and Avenue L. More...

Brooklyn 9/11 Memorial Mural Photos Are Featured In Exhibit

In the months following September 11, 2001, acclaimed photographer Jonathan Hyman had the opportunity to travel the United States and capture a unique view of the various ways in which various communities commemorated, honored and paid tribute to the More...

Contest Winner And Friend

Congratulations to Victoria Riola and her best friend Coco who were the winners in the Canarsie Courier's Thanksgiving Turkey Sweep-stakes. More...

Annual New York Cares Coat Drive Kicks Off Next Week

Starting December 1, all New Yorkers are encouraged to support the 18th Annual New York Cares Coat Drive, sponsored by Health Plus. More...

BP In Fowl Mood Before Thanksgiving

Borough President Marty Markowitz jump-started the Thanksgiving holiday season on Monday by distributing 1,000 turkeys and five tons of trimmings to representatives of 90 Brooklyn community groups at Borough Hall Plaza. More...

As Winter Approaches, Red Cross Offers Seasonal Advice

While other portions of the country, including Buffalo, have already experienced snow along with cold winds and ice that come along for the ride, New York City and surrounding suburbs are just warming up to the thought of preparing for cold temperatu More...

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