June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Other News

Residents Strut Their Stuff At Canarsie Park Health Walk

Participants young and old enjoyed their sunny Saturday morning at Canarsie Park for the first health walk organized by the staff of Seaview Medical Care. More...

Cruisin’ Along Jamaica Bay On Ecology Tour

They weren’t traveling to Gilligan’s Island, but they did set out for a three-hour tour of Jamaica Bay. More...

P.S. 346 Parents Want The D.O.E To Get The Lights Out

Parents and community activists gathered in front of P.S. More...

Council Meeting Concludes On Positive Notes

There was good news all around at the last meeting of the 69th Precinct Community Council before the summer break.  More...

Girl Scouts Mind Their Manners At Tea Party

Instilling traditional values in children is sometimes difficult, but a special tea party was held by Girl Scout Troops 2101 and 2102 where young girls were excited to learn about proper etiquette and social skills.  The party was held in collab More...

Ironic Crash On Remsen

Traffic Police vehicles are known for enforcing safety on the roads, but according to reports, the officer driving this car was hit by another driver when she ran a red light last Wednesday evening. More...

Residents Flee To Bayview Houses Flea Market

Saturday was the picture perfect day for a stroll down Rockaway Parkway. If you were heading to Canarsie Pier, you might have noticed dozens of friendly vendors set up just outside the Bayview Houses selling various items. More...

Environmental Center Teaches Love Of Animals

With public schools getting ready to close for the summer, pre-K children enjoyed one of their last outings at the annual “My Toddler and Me” science program held at the Honorable Anthony J. More...

First Graduating Classes Celebrate Accomplishments And Endeavors

Canarsie High School as a whole may have been phased out five years ago. More...

Memorial Service Remembers 17-year-Old Jet Skier

Six years ago, Joann Zaccaria’s teenage son, Paul, was killed when the jet ski he was riding on in Mill Basin waters, off National Drive, crashed into another jet skier.  Gone but not forgotten, friends, family, and community members gathe More...

Ground Breaking News Unveiled At I.S. 285 Schoolyard

Bare cement and old basketball hoops will soon be replaced with Astroturf, a running track, and new playground equipment with the construction of a new schoolyard at I.S. 285 Meyer Levin School for the Performing Arts.  More...

Woman Injured In Wednesday Crash

Witnesses say a pregnant woman (inset, on ground) was critically injured Wednesday afternoon when her vehicle slammed into a utility pole. More...

Young Historians Learn About Their Bergen Beach Community

Students from P.S. 312 Bergen Beach School spent months uncovering the history of Bergen Beach as part of an afterschool program, known as the “Young Curators,” led by Alex Tronolone, a Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS) educator. More...

Overnight Burglary On Rockaway Parkway

Two connected businesses on Rockaway Parkway were robbed last week and police from the 69th Precinct are searching for any clues that might help them track down the thief - or thieves - responsible for the crime. More...

They’re Movin’ On Up At The Hebrew Educational Society

While schools across the community held graduation ceremonies for their seniors this month, the Hebrew Educational Society hosted its own special “graduation” for their Early Childhood and Universal Pre-K students at their East 95th Stree More...

Canarsie’s Police Auxiliary Honored At Ceremony

Hundreds came to Holy Family School auditorium Saturday morning to pay tribute to the 69th Precinct’s Auxiliary unit. Made up of over 50 police officers, the unit was recognized as being one of the most active auxiliaries in Brooklyn.  More...

A Complex Relationship: Hostility Toward Parents - Part 2

Some of the most difficult feelings we deal with as both children and adults are the hostile, raging feelings we often have toward people we love. These hostile feelings haunt us throughout our lives always leave us feeling guilty and ashamed. More...

CB 18 Discusses New Projects

A number of renovated park facilities are now operating in Brooklyn including District 18, it was announced at the Community Board monthy meeting held last Wednesday.  More...

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