December 31, 2009 RSS feed / Other News

Getting Kids To Care About Current Events

FAMILY & PARENTING

(StatePoint) Getting kids interested in the world around them sometimes can be tough. More...

City Reports Lowest Murder Rate In History

Strict gun laws and specialized programs targeting dangerous areas combined with and good old-fashioned policing have kept crime on the decline in New York City for much of the decade, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday at the graduation ceremony f More...

East 91st St. Residents Party For The Holiday

While the weather outside was frightening after the pre-Christmas holiday storm, many residents of East 91st (between avenues K & L) wisely stayed indoors and held a holiday party on Sunday, December 20. More...

YESTERDAY & TODAY

Conklin Avenue, from East 92 Street to Rockaway Parkway, was once known as Canarsie’s hub - home to approximately fifty commercial establishments. More...

Police Looking For Shooter Of Breukelen Houses Man

Police say that the person responsible for shooting a man last Sunday evening as he walked within the Breukelen Houses area will face a charge of felonious assault or attempted murder — when he or she is caught. More...

Police Say Feel Confident Tonight In Times Square

Canarsiens who go to Manhattan tonight to help bring in the new year can go with relative confidence that there will be plenty of security on hand. More...

Bravest Become The Coolest (Coldest?)

When firefighters from Engine 333 and Ladder 170 arrived on Glenwood Road between East 84th and East 85th streets last Monday after an alarm sounded that a house there had smoke in the basement, they put out a small fire within no more than a couple More...

Assemblyman Sums Up Work In 2009 “To Help Make New York Stronger”

It’s been a trying year for many New Yorkers, who are understandably frustrated with the economy, the rise in unemployment, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the widespread state deficits that plague the country. More...

What A Catch!

Captain John Olsson (center) with Jerry Cortez (above left) and Patrick Declore (right) show off the 22 lb. lobster they caught in time to celebrate Jordan’s Lobster Dock’s 40th anniversary. More...

Winter Wonderland Concert Wows ‘Em At P.S. 115

Public School 115 presented its annual Winter Wonderland Concert on December 15 as the dance and glee clubs performed for an enthusiastic audience that packed the East 92nd Street school auditorium. More...

2010 New York City Parking Rules

The above dates are when alternate-side-of-the-street parking regulations are scheduled to be suspended in 2010, but always check posted signs and remember parking meters may not be affected. Call 311 for more information. More...

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