February 10, 2011 RSS feed / Other News

Man Knifed To Death Trying To Collect Rent

Police from the 63rd Precinct are searching for a person who stabbed a boarding house superintendent to death last Saturday inside a house on East 51st Street near Avenue L.  More...

Students Get Lesson In Ecology Through Botanical Gardens Program

After completing a thematic unit on the ecology of rainforests, Public School 244 fifth grade teachers Chantal Numa and Noreen Oliver decided that as a follow up activity, their classes would research and plant terrariums.  More...

Local Libraries Feature Diverse Black History Selections

Today’s technology gives readers the option to look online for information about Black History Month and even download digital versions of bestselling books from various African-American authors.  More...

HES Performers In Super Music Recital Before Big Grid Game

What could have been a better way to start off Super Bowl Sunday, than watching the H.E.S. Music School recital?  More...

Blood Drive Chair Earns Scholarship

City Councilman Lew Fidler hosted a blood drive at his Mill Basin district office last week in conjunction with the New York Blood Center. More...

CHS Hoopsters Help P.S. 115 Spotlight Healthy Heart Awareness

The 11th annual “Hoops for Heart” event at Public School 115 was a slam dunk Tuesday morning when the Canarsie High School boys’ varsity basketball team helped bring attention to the importance of health and fitness for Heart Diseas More...

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Condo Owners Charge Developers Ignoring Crucial Repairs

When residents moved into their respective units at the Ocean Rock Condominiums at Schenck Street and Rockaway Parkway over four years ago, they didn’t expect to own a home with so many structural problems and no one to turn to for help.  More...

Councilman Blasts Dept. Of Ed At Mill Basin Civic Meeting

More than thirty residents and their children attended the first meeting of the season of the Mill Basin Civic Association (MBCA) at Mary Queen of Heaven School Tuesday. More...

Distracted Violations Add Points To Driver’s License

New rules from the Department of Motor Vehicles will attach points to violations drivers receive for texting and using hand-held cell phones while driving. More...

Canarsie Deserves Better!

Canarsie resident Terry Ippolito took this photo of overflowing trash in a container on Rockaway Parkway near Glenwood Road at approximately 5 p.m. More...

During P.S. 115 Visit, Sampson Calls DOE School Closing Plan “Flawed”

P.S. 115 recently got a surprise visit from State Senator John L. More...

Accidental Meeting At The Corner

Unfortunately, the above photo is proof that when a giant oil tanker is making a right turn at an intersection, the place to NOT be is to its right.. More...

Holy Family Church Celebrates 130th Anniversary

It was 1880 and New York and its environs were just getting their feet under them and building the city into a gigantic metropolis. It was a time to build, from farms to industry to expansion to the West.  More...

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