April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Other News

Healing Beantown In The Wake Of The Marathon Bombings

Marathon runners are a special breed – part warrior, part insane, part head in the clouds. More...

Another Canarsie Community Residence – Not Such A Controversy

Group homes have been the subject of controversy in Canarsie well over the past decade. More...

City’s 19th Annual Spring Cleaning A Success In Canarsie

Hurricane Sandy left all sorts of debris behind citywide when she hit the area in October 2012 – from downed trees to garbage washed up along the shorelines. More...

Family And Friends Remember Officer

The front of NYPD officer Rosette Samuel’s East 56th Street home is respectfully decorated with candles following the murder-suicide that took place a couple of weeks ago. More...

Flatlands Area Store Robbed

Two thugs allegedly got away with cash and cell phones at the T-Mobile store at Utica and Flatlands avenues Friday afternoon. Police are still hunting for the duo as of this week.  More...

CB 15 Discusses Infrastructure Improvements And Capital Projects

For many residents within Gerritsen Beach and neighboring areas who were affected by Hurricane Sandy, plans may be starting soon to bring a possible solution for future storms of its magnitude.  More...

Roy Mann First Public School To Perform At The Symphony Space Theatre

In honor of Russian-American History Month in New York State, the Symphony Space Theatre will host the 7th annual international “Children Festival of Russian Culture.” The award-winning Roy H. Mann Junior High School (I.S. More...

East New York Fire Possibly Suspicious

Firefighters rushed to 741 Snediker Avenue near Linden Boulevard and Dewitt Avenue last Thursday after a blaze broke out on the first floor of a two-story home. Officials say that the fire began at about 2 p.m. More...

There’s “No Place Like Home” For Displaced Gerritsen Beach Family

Gerritsen Beach Moving Foward

Four feet of water destroyed the first floor of Selma and Jason Albin’s Gerritsen Beach home when Superstorm Sandy swept through the quiet community, displacing the couple and their three children for five long months. More...

Local Reggae Artist Faces His Own Fears On Path To Success

Adecade ago, when Boswell Johnson moved from Jamaica to Brooklyn, he decided to look at the move as an opportunity to focus on his music.  “I thought it was time for my career,” he said. More...

Vehicles Totaled After Highway Crash

Both drivers were injured, said witnesses, following this brutal collision that took place on Tuesday at around 2:30 p.m. More...

The Active Consumer

You snooze, you lose, like they say...What if you're having problems snoozing in the first place? More...

Teens Get Poetic During Special Library Event

The Canarsie Library near Rockaway Parkway and Avenue J was lyrically equipped this month. More...

Hunt Over For Alleged Rape Suspect

Thanks to the skilled work of the NYPD, women in the community can feel a little safer.  After a mad manhunt, 23-yearold Dexter Bell was arrested last Friday and faces various rape charges for assaulting women in the Canarsie and East Flatbush a More...

Police Respond To Activity At Troubled Abandoned Home

There are many derelict homes in Canarsie that are hot spots for trespassers. For at least the past year, one of those houses, at 920 East 88th Street, has been a prime location for suspicious activity.  More...

Seniors Get “Down-To-Earth” With Youngsters

Nothing says “Happy Earth Day” like getting together and planting to celebrate Mother Nature! More...

Flag Lowered For Victims

In honor of the lives lost following the Boston bombings nearly two weeks ago, Canarsie Cemetery administrators lowered their flag at half-staff the day after the attacks. More...

Teachers Wear Teal For Tricia At P.S. 233 Bon Voyage Party

Teachers and staff at P.S. More...

Come On People – This Block Ain’t A Parking Lot!

East 92nd Street, between Flatlands and Conklin Avenues, is constantly congested with traffic, double parked cars and businesses whose employees use the sidewalk as their own parking lot. More...

It Was All Fun And Games At The Annual Raffle Riot Night!

Last Thursday evening nearly a thousand people came out to the El Caribe catering hall to enjoy a wonderful evening of food, fun and plenty of laughs. More...

Mystery Still Surrounds Garbage Filled Lot

Efforts continue in the search for the owner – or owners – of an empty lot, which has become an eyesore in Canarsie.  The site is potentially hazardous for neighbors as well as children, who will soon have the pleasure of playing in More...

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