July 1, 2010 RSS feed / Other News

Summer Concerts On Pier Kick Off Tonight

The Fourth Annual Canarsie Concert Series will take place on Canarsie Pier, part of Gateway National Recreation Area, every Thursday, beginning this evening, through August 26 from 7-9 p.m., plus a series finale with an all-day family concert on Sun More...

Mill Island Civic Association Officers Installled

Members of the Mill Island Civic Association met June 24th to swear in next year’s officers and directors in an installation ceremony held at the Sunrise Senior Living Center of Mill Basin. More...

Kingsborough To Feature Free Outdoor Summer Concerts

Kingsborough Performing Arts Center, on the oceanfront campus of Kingsborough Community College announced its 2010 series of free outdoor concerts and free family shows, all taking place during July. More...

Cops Of The Month Honored

With a huge crackdown on burgaries in the local area, authorities are pleased to honor those responsible for catching the suspects. More...

Government Urges Food Safety On Independence Day

As the Fourth of July approaches, many Americans will celebrate our Nation’s birthday by grilling or attending cookouts. More...

Special Guest Shows Up At Camp Generations’ Opening

Sesame Street’s Elmo, counselor Miss Christi and three happy campers. More...

Brides “Go Wild” At River Manor Care Center

Last Thursday, River Manor Care Center was alive with wedding bells. The dining room, usually a quiet place, doubled as a chapel and a ballroom, as a crowd of wheel-chaired spectators gathered around the narrow aisle set up in the middle. More...

Correcting A Grace Church Misconception

Dear Editor: I am writing to correct a longstanding misconception, which was reinforced by an error in the Courier’s recent article pertaining to the former Grace Church. More...

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Pct. Commander Helps Arrest Stabbing Suspect

Captain Milt Marmara, commanding officer of the 69th Precinct, took an active and crucial part in the arrest of three men who had allegedly just participated in the stabbing of a 24- year-old man at the corner of Remsen and Flatlands avenues last Mo More...

Senator’s Part In Fed Corruption Probe Dropped, Says Attorney

A lawyer for State Senator Carl Kruger told The New York Post last week that charges by federal authorities against Kruger alleging he traded specific favors for political contributions had been dropped. More...

State Senate Acts To Educate Teens On Dangers Of “Sexting”

The Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation that educates youth on the dangers and lifelong consequences of “sexting,” and protects adolescents from harsh adult criminal penalties which may stem from the possession or spreading More...

Canarsie Bridges Festival Helps Unite Our Diverse, Dynamic Community

There are no brick and mortar bridges in Canarsie, a Brooklyn neighborhood of almost a hundred thousand residents. Yet, it can be justly proud of the many bridges that span cultures, ages and, most importantly, hearts. More...

BP Leads Protest Against Latest MTA Bus Cuts

Borough President Marty Markowitz last week led a protest and held a press conference and rally at the Joralemon Street bus stop outside Brooklyn Borough Hall, joining elected officials, riders and disabilities and transportation advocates to denoun More...

Exploring The Depths Of The Marine Park Salt Marsh

If you’ve ever wondered what lurks in the waters of Jamaica Bay, head over to the Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park, where a variety of lectures are given on exploring the species which inhabit the westernmost inlet along the bay — More...

Three Residents From Area Get Scholarships To Davidson College

Canarsien Avril Kaye Coley has received the John Montgomery Belk Scholarship as an incoming student at Davidson College. Avril will enroll with the Class of 2014 in August. More...

Hallelujah—Gospel Sound Heard Along Avenue L

Mercedes Narcisse talks with children from Knowledge Explosion Tutorial Workshop school More...

Students Show Their Music Expertise At HES Recital

The Hebrew Educational Society’s Music School 2010 Recitals were bigger and better than ever! With all the talented and ambitious music students, two recital dates were needed to accommodate all the participants. More...

Prayer Vigil Friday Night

Breukelen Houses community leaders and organizers Tony Barnes and Cheryl Prescott will host the Second Annual Candlelight Vigil for Peace and Unity on Friday, July 2nd from 7 to 8 p.m. in front of the East 105th subway station at Farragut Road. More...

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