June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Other News

Gang Awareness Not Reaching Parents

Last Wednesday evening, students and parents at I.S. 68 received an education from NYPD officers about a major issue in the community: gangs. More...

Officials Announce “Substantial” Additions To L Line

All those delays, transfers, and postponements of expected Canarsie-L line trains because workers were replacing outmoded signals during recent years has finally paid off. More...

P.S. 109 Opens Its Community Garden With Special Ceremony

On Friday, June 8th, P.S./I.S. 109, located at 1001 East 45th Street, held its community garden ribbon cutting ceremony with special guest State Assemblyman Nick Perry. More...

Flag Day Concert Honors America

State Senator Marty Golden hosted a special Flag Day concert on Sunday, June 10th at Marine Park. The concert featured performances by the Kings County American Legion Headquarters Band. More...

P.S. 272 Holds First Spring Dance Festival

The sound of Latin music filled the schoolyard of P.S. 272 Tuesday as parents joined in the fun of the school’s first Spring Dance Festival. More...

How People Deal With Losses in Life

One of the most difficult things for any of us to do is to let go. I’m speaking of letting go in every and any sense. This includes accepting the losses we encounter throughout life. All of us, if we live long enough, lose our health. More...

Suspect Is “Scrapped” While Caught In The Act

If you’re a fan of the Brooklyn reality TV show called “Scrappers,” you know firsthand that there’s a lot of money to be made in selling scrap metal. More...

Frank Guariglia: A Profile In Perseverance

Readers of the Canarsie Courier may recall a profile piece we ran on January 6, 2011 on Frank Guariglia a former teacher, who required a kidney transplant after years of being told his Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) would be dormant well until his g More...

Author’s Anti-Bullying Message a Hit With Kids

At I.S. 66 last Friday, the special guest speaker couldn’t answer the questions fast enough. “Did you have friends while you were being bullied?” the students asked author Doug Wilhelm. More...

Jeffries’ Campaign Comes To Canarsie

With the Democratic Primary fast approaching, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries continued garnering local support last Monday by making an appearance at the River Manor Care Center, located at 611 East 103rd Street. More...

Car Chases And Stunt Doubles Turn Canarsie Into Hollywood “East”

For the past few months, Blood Ties has been filming in the Canarsie and Flatlands areas of South Brooklyn. More...

Mill Basin Teen Paints His Way To Highest Scout Level

In a few weeks, Patrick Hickey begins the next phase of his life when he graduates from high school and begins his college education a few months later. More...

Students Shine On Stage At First P.S. 272 Talent And Fashion Show

Students from P.S. 272, The Curtis Estabrook School, at East 102nd Street and Seaview Avenue, showed off their talents last Friday night at the school’s first ever talent and fashion show. More...

Annual Dance Festival Gets P.S.115 Students Movin’ To The Beat

Parents proudly gathered in P.S. 115’s schoolyard Monday morning as students, put on an energetic dance show for their 26th Annual Dance Festival. More...

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