July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Other News

Historian Laments: Another Old Edifice To Come Tumbling Down

According to Ira Kluger, co-president of the authentic Canarsie Historical Society, the building at 1465 Rockaway Parkway, which dates back to pre-20th century, will soon be torn down. More...

Borough Police Precincts Get Together For “Unity Showcase”

The Brooklyn South arm of the NYPD showed up in full regalia last Sunday when they held their annual Unity Showcase in Prospect Park. More...

God Of Mercy Church Hosts Charity Concert

Following the success of last year’s successful event, the Light the World Foundation (LTF) held its second annual charity concert on July 9th, at the God of Mercy Church on East 98th Street. More...

20 Students Promoted At HES Karate School Ceremony

On Wednesday, July 6, 2011, the Hebrew Educational Society Karate School held a promotion ceremony to honor twenty of their new students. More...

District Superintendent Says Education Is “Deteriorating”

Community School District 18 Superintendent Beverly A. Wilkins this week told members of the Community Education Council and its officers she felt the education system locally, as well as nationally, is deteriorating. More...

‘First Pitch’ Ceremony Opens 69th Pct. Community Council Baseball League Season

The 69th Precinct Community Council held a special ceremony Monday night as the precinct’s Commanding Officer, Captain George Fitzgibbon, became the first CO in several years to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. More...

DEP Ends Work On MTA’s Spring Creek Parking Lot

The Department of Environmental Protection and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority last week announced the completion of a $275,000 green infrastructure pilot project designed to capture and treat stormwater runoff at an MTA Spring Creek Bus De More...

New Law Increases Penalties For Texting While Driving

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week signed a new law that toughens laws against drivers who use handheld electronic devices for activities, such as texting, while a vehicle is in motion. More...

Old Canarsie Friends Re-Connect At N.J. Picnic

When over 40 former Canarsiens got together last Saturday, they enjoyed good food, good company and plenty of great memories growing up in the community. More...

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