June 25, 2009 RSS feed / Other News

WRECKED IN EAST 80TH STREET CRASH

This1995 Mercedes is ready to be towed away after accident at East 80th and Paerdegat 1st streets on June 17th. More...

Special Olympics Champion

Special Olympian David Straker Jr. proudly displays the medal he recently received at this year's Summer Games, held upstate, where he competed in track and field events. More...

Fireworks Warning

As the Fourth of July approaches, the 69th Precinct reminds residents that fireworks are illegal. They urge you to celebrate safely on July 4th, throughout the summer and the rest of the year. More...

Candelight Vigil Set For Saturday

Civic activist Cheryl Prescott is organizing a group of Canarsiens to get together this coming Saturday, June 27, in the park behind I.S. 211 on East 101st Street, between avenues J and K, at 7 p.m. More...

Juicy Barbeque Tips From 'Raciest' Chefs In US

(StatePoint) It's barbecue season and backyard chefs have begun firing up their grills nationwide in the never-ending quest for spicier, juicier and zestier fare. More...

Vintage Autos Bring Smiles To River Manor Seniors

Ah, what memories! More...

Brookdale Hosts Annual Health Fair

Despite the rainy weather, which resulted in a small number of vendors and a low turnout compared to previous years, Brookdale Hospital held its annual Health and Street Fair last Saturday. And it was fun for the few who braved the stormy day. More...

What To Do when Laundry Costs Leave You High And Dry

(NewsUSA) - Depending on the size of your household and the number of laundry loads you do each week, cleaning clothes can put a huge strain on your budget. More...

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CANARSIE COURIER OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED JULY 3RD

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Friday, July 3, for Independence Day weekend. It will reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 6. More...

Pregnant Woman And Unborn Okay After Shooting

A pregnant woman who was just leaving a house on East 88th Street early Monday morning was shot in the hip by a lone, masked gunman. Two male friends of the woman were also shot and slightly wounded, police said. More...

Acquittal In 2006 Mill Basin Jet Ski Manslaughter Case

The youth charged with killing a teenager and fellow jet ski driver in a crash three years ago in Mill Basin was acquitted early this week after a month-long trial. More...

FAMILY & PARENTING

Encourage Teens To Practice Safe Driving

The Professional Insurance Agents of New York Inc. congratulates students as they enjoy their graduation season, and urges them to stay safe. "Teen driving is too important to ignore," says D. Scott Liebert, CIC, president of PIANY. More...

Assembly Starrett City Legislation In Limbo Until Senate Resumes Session

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Housing Committee Chair Vito Lopez announced that the Assembly has passed legislation to allow the Starrett City residential complex in Brooklyn to pursue financing options that would keep the project in the Mitc More...

Senator Sampson To Hold Public Meeting Saturday On Crisis In Albany

State Senator John Sampson will hold an Emergency Community Advisory meeting at noon this Saturday at I.S. 166 George Gershwin School, 800 Van Siclen Avenue (between Linden Blvd. and Stanley Avenue). More...

Ribbon Cutting Held At New Spring Creek Rehab Center

Hundreds celebrated the official grand opening of Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, which included a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, June 11. More...

Free Web Sites For The Budget Conscious

(StatePoint) Everybody likes free stuff, but getting something for nothing with no strings attached sometimes seems impossible. When it comes to using your home computer, however, free Web sites and services are springing up all around us. More...

Mayor Opens Circus Boom-A-Ring

Mayor Michael Bloomberg attended last week's opening of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' new one-ring circus in Coney Island. More...

Celebrity Look-a-Likes Help Kick Off Cyclones Baseball Season

No, of course that's not Jackie Gleason (himself!) in the photo (right). It's one of the impersonators of famous Brooklynites who helped the Brooklyn Cyclones as they played their Opening Night game on June 19th. More...

PET OF THE WEEK

This lovely, mellow 3 year old Pit Bull mix is the ultimate dog. Joe is sweet, calm, and just oh so loving and looking for someone he can make a bond with forever. Joe is housetrained and is just waiting for your love. More...

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