February 25, 2010 RSS feed / Other News

Cub Scouts Get A Look At “Journalism-101” In Visit To Our Office

Members of “Tiger” Cub Scout Pack 505 got a look at the inner workings of a real newspaper when they came to visit the office of the Canarsie Courier last Thursday. More...

Community Board 18 Responds To City’s Budget Request Denials - Again

In a move identical to a meeting a year ago, Community Board 18 last week voted unanimously to reject the City of New York Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Statement of Preliminary Budget for Fiscal Year 2011. More...

Three P.S. 233 Fifth Graders Earn Jan. Student Of The Month Honors

A trio of Public School fifth graders — Jules Day, 10, Helenda Lors, 10, and Nylobie Pierre Paul, 10, were recently named January Students of the Month. More...

69th Precinct Cops Of The Month Awarded

Police officers Brian McHenry (left) and Paul O’Connor (center) were honored by commanding officer of the 69th Precinct Captain Milt Marmara (right) at the February meeting of the 69th Precinct Community Council. More...

YESTERDAY & TODAY

Canarsien Frank Stabile’s store Prime Meats was once located at East 84th Street and Flatlands Avenue. It was built in 1923 when Canarsie had dirt roads and farms on either side of the street. More...

P.S. 114 Students Bowled Over By JASA Seniors

By Neil S. Friedman

Seniors from JASA at the HES took several classes of students from Public School 114 bowling last week. More...

Mayor’s Aide Discusses TPS Program For City’s Haitians

Spreading the word about the national Temporary Protection Status (TPS) program, Brooklyn Borough Director of Community Affairs with the Mayor’s Office Charles Glover briefly discussed the provisions of the program at the February meeting of t More...

LENDING A HELPING HAND IN HAITI

Local business owner, community activist and registered nurse Mercedes Narcisse (kneeling at right) recently went to her native country to join in the international medical assistance effort urgently needed in Haiti since the devastating earthquake More...

Sampson Explains Status To Haitian Immigrants At Local Meeting

In an attempt to assist Haitian nationals living in Canarsie and surrounding communitiues following the earthquake in their country, State Senator John Sampson held a town hall meeting at the First Haitian Baptist Church of Canarsie last Thursday. More...

Marine Park Civic Meeting Spotlights Several Local Issues

Several local issues were spotlighted during Tuesday evening’s monthly Marine Park Civic Association. Topics included updates from the 63rd Precinct, the Salt Marsh Nature Center and local branches of the Brooklyn Public Library. More...

PET OF THE WEEK

Zach is a beautiful tan American Staffordshire Terrier who is very deserving of a good home. He is only eight-months-old and weighs only 47 pounds. More...

Permits For Gateway Area Visitor Activities Available

Visitor activity permits for Gateway National Recreation Area are available at each of the park’s three units. “We look forward to another year of great recreational opportunities at the park,” said Superintendent Barry Sullivan. More...

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Mercedes’ Medical Mission Of Mercy To Help Earthquake Victims

By Dara Mormile

When Canarsiens ask activist and native Haitian Mercedes Narcisse what she witnessed on a recent trip to Haiti, she can only answer, “I didn’t believe it until I saw it for myself. More...

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