December 22, 2011 RSS feed / Other News

Students Dig Their New Garden At P.S. 276

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Fidler’s Dem Club Shatters Old Record In Annual Toys For Tots Collection

Donated toys were stacked from floor to ceiling last Thursday evening and took up half the space in City Councilman Lew Fidler’s 41st AD Democratic Club as it gathered thousands of items in its eleventh annual Community First Toy Drive. More...

View From The Middle

We Can Take Pride In Ourselves By Thinking Of Others

Saw a blurb in a column last week by Cindy Adams in The Post where she cites an occasion where she went delivering a Meals on Wheels lunch or dinner to an elderly lady in her neighborhood, noting, “’Tis the season to be caring for those n More...

Seniors Celebrate Holidays

Over 200 seniors recently celebrated the holidays at the JASA Senior Center at the Hebrew Educational Society with a special party. More...

Parishioners At MQH Have Breakfast With Santa

Cookies left by the Christmas tree aren’t the only goodies enjoyed by Santa Claus! Hundreds of parishioners from Mary Queen of Heaven Church stayed after the morning mass to have a delicious breakfast with old Saint Nick. More...

Poetry Contestants Slam Their Competition With Creativity

What a beautiful way to start the holiday season! The H.E.S. held its second annual Poetry Slam on Sunday, December 18, 2011. The crowd was magnificent! Twenty youngsters participated in the event and each participant did an absolutely amazing job. More...

BP Markowitz Ushers In Chanukah With Lighting Of Brooklyn’s Official Menorah

In celebration of Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz helped light Brooklyn’s official 29- foot menorah in front of the Supreme Court building in More...

Breukelen Houses All Aglow With Festive Holiday Lights

You might remember Cynthia Jimenez’s spooky Halloween display at Breukelen Houses, which was showcased in the Canarsie Courier a couple of months ago. More...

Congregation Beth Tikvah Hosts Chanukah Party For Congregation

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Robbers Hold Up Homeowner At Gunpoint – Get Away With Valuables

An East 95th Street resident was robbed inside his home on Monday, December 19th, and detectives from the 69th Precinct are still hunting for the four thugs responsible for the crime. More...

Kruger Quits State Senate; Cops A Guilty Plea

State Senator Carl Kruger last Tuesday stood before Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan Federal District Court and quietly pleaded guilty to corruption charges that had been leveled against him and seven others last March. More...

Officials Investigate Food That Possibly Sickened P.S. 115 Students

Sixteen students from P.S. 115 were taken to local hospitals when a class of third graders became violently ill Friday afternoon. Many assumed the pizza that students had for lunch might have been responsible for containing food poisoning. More...

Snowy, Winter Wonderland Comes To Canarsie Library

Last Thursday morning may have been a bit warmer than usual with winter's arrival only a week away, but it was 'snowing' inside the Canarsie Library at 1580 Rockaway Parkway. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

The Sweeteners To Get A Tax Restructuring Bill Passed

It is often said making laws is like making sausage. You don’t really want to know what goes into making either one. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Get Your News To Us On Time – So We Can Share It With The Community

Whenever the holidays come around, the Canarsie Courier gets overwhelmed with phone calls about receiving coverage for holiday shows and programs, along with tree lighting ceremonies happening all over the community. More...

Christian Cultural Center And Borough President Host Holiday Extravaganza

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and a team of more than 250 volunteers greeted over 3,000 children from low-income housing and shelters throughout Brooklyn for the Best of Brooklyn annual holiday spectacular at the Christian Cultural Cente More...

Beep Makes Borough Hall A Toy-Filled Wonderland

On Tuesday, December 20th, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz turned the Rotunda of Brooklyn Borough Hall into a festive holiday toy store and distributed hundreds of new toys and books colle More...

The Spirit Of The Season Shines At Community Homes

Hundreds of homeowners in and around Canarsie enjoy decorating their houses for the holidays. Some of the most extravagantly decorated homes were at East 94th Street and Farragut Road, along National Drive and Avenue T. More...

Canarsie’s Christmas House A Beautiful Sight Every Night!

If you didn’t attend the grand celebration when the Christmas House was lit a few weeks ago on Sunday, December 4th, you still have time to check out the elaborate display at East 93rd Street and Flatlands Avenue. More...

Fillmore Avenue L Real Estate Family Celebrates The Holidays

The staff at Fillmore Avenue L works hard all year round providing residents with some of the most professional and efficient real estate services in the community. More...

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