July 17, 2008 RSS feed / Other News

Wading In Gerritsen Creek Is A Net Gain

With fishing nets in hand, anxious visitors came to Marine Park's Salt Marsh Nature Center on Sunday to explore what lurks in the waters of Gerritsen Creek. The event promoted an appreciation for wildlife, as well as the history of the site. More...

East 85th Street Man Shot Taking A Midnight Stroll

As a Canarsie man and woman were walking near their home on East 85th Street between avenues K and L last Wednesday night, they became embroiled in an argument with another couple and the first man was shot in both legs, police said. More...

Talking To The Animals At River Manor Petting Zoo

Most of the residents of River Manor Health Care Center on East 103rd Street are animal lovers. That's why the administrators of the facility graciously arrange frequent contact with their feathered and furry friends in the animal world. More...

Canarsie Optical Offering Free Eye Exams As Community Service

Canarsie Optical has been in the same location (2108 Rockaway Parkway) since it opened on the busy shopping strip fifteen years ago. More...

Collision On A Sunday Morning

Driver of the Chrysler SUV that flipped over after colliding with a Lincoln sedan on the morning of July 6, at the intersection of Glenwood Road and East 82 Street, is removed by Emergency Service personnel and taken by ambulance to Brookdale More...

Paerdegat Club To Be Sued By Family Of Deceased Worker

Although City Comptroller William Thompson came down hard on Canarsie's Paerdegat Athletic Club last April, forcing club officials tofix a number of alleged safety-related discrepancies, those charges were mild compared to a lawsuit to be fi More...

Sales Tax Hike Results In Surge Of Quit Smoking Calls

When the price of cigarettes topped ten dollars a pack at some city outlets last month, thousands of smokers knew it was time to quit. More...

Law Curbs Youth Exposure To Violent Video Games

In today's society, children are bombarded with violent and sexual images on a day-to-day basis. Such exposure often desensitizes our youth - fostering an increasingly calloused view on real-life violence. More...

Pet Of The Week

The canine Beethoven is much more cheery and loving than the composer Beethoven. According to his former owner, this 2-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier loves men, women, and children - and dogs. More...

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