February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Other News

Seniors At JASA Are Falling In Love All Over Again!

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a special Red Heart Party was hosted Tuesday for the seniors at the JASA Senior Center located in the Hebrew Educational Society. More...

Better Protecting Our Community For Future Disasters Discussed

Where will the $1 billion in Hurricane Sandy aid really go once it's distributed to those in need? More...

Members Of Clergy Cite Pope’s Resignation As “Lesson In Humility”

Although the announcement by Pope Benedict XVI that he would step down as pontiff at the end of the month elicited shock around the world, members of the Catholic clergy said they thought his coming resignation was a relatively wise move. More...

Using The Right Dust Mask When Cleaning Up Storm Debris

Cleaning up after a major disaster like Superstorm Sandy can be a daunting task, and it can take months – even years – for survivors to recover. More...

Residents Talk Trash At F.U.B.A. Meeting

Who wants to put up with trash in their neighborhoods? No one, especially not those attending the Friends United Block Association (F.U.B.A.) meeting last Thursday evening, where garbage-dumping and other community problems were passionately raised. More...

Lakeside Hosts FEMA Game Show For Visitors

Are you smarter than a hurricane? Are you smarter than a disaster? That’s the question registrants at Lakeside Adult Day Care Center had to answer last week when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) visited their center. More...

Year Of The Snake Slithers Into JASA Senior Center

In celebration of the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Snake – seniors at Canarsie’s JASA (Jewish Association Serving the Aging) Center were treated to a special performance Monda More...

Officials Hit The Pavement To Hunt For Alleged Attacker

The hunt continues for a man who reportedly attacked and raped a 22- year-old young girl in the vicinity of Brooklyn College on February 2nd. More...

Body Found Under Dock In Gerritsen Beach

Police from the 61st Precinct said this week they are looking into the drowning death of a man whose body was found floating near his boat in Gerritsen Beach last Sunday. More...

Maisel To Run For Council

Assemblyman Alan Maisel, who has represented the 59th A.D. in the state Legislature for the past seven years, has announced that he will run for the 46th District City Council seat currently held by Councilman Lew Fidler. More...

Nose To Nose On Ralph Avenue

A silver Honda Civic collided with a black GMC Yukon at the intersection of Ralph Avenue and Farragut Road at about 7:30 p.m. last Thursday. Neither driver appeared to be seriously injured. More...

New Map Places Many Brooklynites In “Flood Zones”

Last week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released preliminary advisory flood maps for over 35,000 homes and businesses in New York City and Westchester County. More...

Traffic Concerns Voiced At Mill Basin Civic Meeting

Traffic woes highlighted the February meeting of the Mill Basin Civic Association Tuesday at the Mary Queen of Heaven School as Captain John Rowell, commanding officer of the 63rd Precinct, and Community Affairs Officer Thomas Podd addressed the issu More...

Keep Modern History Alive!

If you’ve never read a book inspired by Tyra Banks or Rhianna, you might want to head to the Jamaica Bay Library at 9727 Seaview Avenue to borrow a copy of some modern literature celebrating Bl More...

Some Reasons Why We Forget Childhood Experiences

I am often asked by my patients the very common question, “Why can’t I remember much about my childhood?” Or “I feel like I’ve forgotten so much. More...

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