February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Other News

Canarsiens, Mill Basinites Mourn Passing Of Beautician “David Bradley”

They say the measure of a man’s value can be found in the benefits others have gained from his successes or, perhaps, from even knowing him. More...

Officials Discuss Measures To Save Brookdale Hospital

Calling proposed changes to the ad-ministration of Brookdale University Hospital “dire straits,” State Senator John Sampson made a commitment to fight to keep the institution off the chopping block. More...

Five Youths Charged With Setting Fire In Spring Creek Area

Five juveniles were arrested Monday, January 30th by U.S. Park Police at Spring Creek, which borders Jamaica Bay. They were charged with lighting a fire in an undesignated area. More...

New Rabbi Strives To Unite Jews of Canarsie

In December 2011, many Jewish congregations in and around Canarsie were asked to come together at the Sephardic Jewish Center on Flatlands Avenue in celebration of Hanukkah as a historical show of unity between the different faiths in the area. More...

Morning Collision In Marine Park

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Monster Trucks Get Audiences Jamming At Nassau Coliseum

The sound of rumbling trucks gets the audience going at every Monster Jam show. With a brave driver behind the wheel of their own unique and tough set of wheels, the trucks careened over rows of cars, crushing them to pieces. More...

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Seddio Announcing Run For Fidler’s Council Seat Tonight

Popular former judge and State Assemblyman Frank Seddio will officially announce his candidacy for the 46th District City Council seat being vacated by Councilman Lew Fidler tonight at 8 p.m. More...

Police Make Arrest In November 2011 Murder

Two months after 25-year-old Dwight Langdon was gunned down near East 82nd Street and Flatlands Avenue, the suspect was arrested and is now being charged with his murder. More...

Senate Seat Contesters Going Nose-To-Nose With Name Calling

As the race for the \state Senate seat held by former Senator Carl Kruger heats up, so too does the rhetoric attributed to those running for that office – at the same time bringing tempers to a boil. More...

Local Community Board Wants Greater Voice In Gateway II Project

Community Board Five members are pushing for greater involvement in development plans within their jurisdiction, beginning with the massive Gateway II project. More...

Fighting Off Foreclosures, Giving a Fresh Start

As a result of widespread debt and unemployment, one of the biggest issues facing Americans the past few years has been the looming threat of foreclosure. More...

L Train Faces Both Old And New Challenges

As the only subway link to Manhattan for many in the Canarsie area, the L train is a vital vein in the city’s transit bloodstream. But delays and service interruptions continue to frustrate those who rely on the line. More...

Community Council Meeting Addresses Success And Challenges Ahead

It was standing room only at the Hebrew Educational Society Tuesday night when the first meeting of the new year was held by the 69th Precinct Community Council. More...

“What’s Up With Wati”

Local Duo Creates A “Delightful Disturbance”

Once in a blue moon, we come across a sound, a feel, a look and taste that is absolutely new. More...

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