March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Other News

SWAT Unit Calms Disturbed Man

NYPD SWAT Unit officers cover emotionally disturbed man with a blanket outside his home on East 92nd Street Thursday after he barricaded himself in his bedroom and allegedly became “a danger to More...

CEC Fighting Co-Location Of Local Schools

In light of the increasing probability of more Charter Schools being set up in New York City, Brooklyn Community Education Council (CEC) 18 is taking strong action to prevent the move from affecting the operations of established public schools. More...

Random Vehicles In Canarsie Vandalized Over Weekend

In the early Sunday morning hours, a number of parked cars along Canarsie streets were vandalized and windows were broken. Glass was shattered with what appeared to be a blunt object. More...

Officials Study Recommendations For “Quality” Care At Brookdale

Just as Brookdale Hospital Medical Center made No. More...

Maisel Let’s Cat Out Of The Bag For “Read Across America” Day

Assemblyman Alan Maisel (holding book) was recently a special guest reader at the Canarsie branch of the Brooklyn Public Library during its participation in the National Education Association’s Read Across America program. More...

Rapist Sentenced To 47 Years; Tells Victim: “Have Faith”

A man who permanently scarred a 12-year-old girl by forcibly raping her on a rooftop in Canarsie eleven years ago, emotionally added to her injuries last week by trying to piously tell her to “let go of your pain,” at his trial. More...

History Celebrated Through Special P.S. 219 Performance

In honor of Black History Month, students from P.S. More...

Jury Has An Easy Time Finding Mill Basin Home Invader Guilty

It was a simple and especially fast operation last week in U.S. District Court when a jury found Sami Waters, 49, guilty of multiple felony counts involved in a home invasion case that took place in August, 2010. More...

Meeting Addresses Parking Woes

Traffic and parking in Canarsie were prevalent issues at the first Friends United Block Association meeting of the year. Assemblywoman Helene Weinstein’s Chief of Staff, Frieda Menos, briefly spoke about the topics the attendees. More...

Man Survives Saturday Shooting

A 25-year-old Brooklyn resident was reportedly the victim of an assault when he was walking near East 95th Street and Avenue B at around 4:30 p.m. More...

Black History Comes Alive At P.S. 279

Students from Pre-K to 5th grade of P.S. 279 on East 104th Street celebrated Black History Month through poems, dance, and dramatizations. More...

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