July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Other News

Remsen Senior Center Celebrates Members’ Latin Heritage

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Jazz Trio Kicks Off Summer 2010 Pier Concert Season

The Fourth Annual Canarsie Concert Series on Canarsie Pier kicked off with a rousing set of jazz from The Gathering last Thursday evening. More...

State Assembly Legislation Will Protect New Yorkers’ Privacy

Assemblyman Alan Maisel (D-59 AD) announced the Assembly passed legislation that would limit New York City law enforcement officials from placing personal information in computerized databases – such as name, address or Social Security Number More...

ELEPHANTS — AND OTHERS — GET A TRUNKFUL OF BUNS

As a circus barker and ringmaster (center) call the participants together, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Coney Island contingent last week staged a pre-contest to the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating event, but with buns only. More...

NY’s Junior Senator Proposes Ideas “To Fix Washington”

As I travel the state and listen to New Yorkers, I’ve found that people have absolutely no faith that Congress is working to solve their problems. More...

Home Invaders — On Cell Phones — Rob E. 89th St. Resident

Three thieves last week pushed their way into a home on East 89th Street near Glenwood Road and robbed a 65- year-old male resident, police said. More...

Chinese Food Deliveryman Is Stabbed While Making Delivery

A man delivering Chinese food last Saturday afternoon to an address on East 94th Street near Avenue K was stabbed and robbed of cash and the bicycle he was riding. More...

Mom: Deceased Jet Skier “Not Friends” With Man Who Hit Him

“They weren’t friends,” said Joann Zaccaria, mother of Paul Zaccaria, the 17-year-old who was killed when the jet ski he was driving was crashed into by another jet skier in 2006 in Mill Basin. More...

Pedestrian Okay After Being Struck By Car On Flatlands Ave., Say Medics

Emergency Medical Service paramedics tend to pedestrian after she was allegedly struck by a vehicle last Tuesday morning on Flatlands Avenue at East 80th Street. More...

City’s First Spartan Race Set For August 15th in Brooklyn

Expect the unexpected. That’s the mantra of the upcoming, highly unusual Spartan Race that will take place August 15th at Floyd Bennett Field, just a few miles southwest of Canarsie. More...

Ringling Brothers Battle of the Sexes/Species

If you think the hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous on the Fourth of July was a big deal, you must not have looked at the show that took place the previous day at the Ringling Bros. More...

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