May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Other News

Canarsie Pier’s Fate Still Out At Sea

Spring is here and impatient Canarsiens are still wondering, “What’s going on with Canarsie Pier?” Well, some good news for the community arrived last week in the form of federal funding for Gateway National Recreation Area — More...

Elvis Has NOT Left The Building

It’s National Nursing Home Week and Elvis was “Dancin’ to the Jailhouse Rock” at River Manor Care Center, at 611 East 103rd Street, to entertain residents and staff as part of More...

Not What They Bargained For!

If you were shopping at Gateway Mall Tuesday afternoon, you might have seen the car smashup that took place just outside of BJ’s Wholesale store. The accident took place at about 2:40 p.m. More...

Seaview Avenue Library Closes To Change With The Times

“If we stand still, we become more like an archive museum,” said Jamaica Bay Library branch manager Mel Hinkle. More...

Little Old Canarsie: The Next Generation – Those Who Shaped The Community

By Ken A. Rogers More...

The Active Consumer

Is it spring yet? The crazy weather may have you wondering when you can finally enjoy those outdoor activities. More...

Displaced Gerritsen Beach Couple Grateful That “Angels” Walk Among Them

It’s hard to believe how slow the rebuilding process is almost seven months after Superstorm Sandy destroyed the majority of homes in Gerritsen Beach. More...

Spring Creek Hosts First Relay For Life

Last Saturday, May 11th, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life was held in Spring Creek at Pennsylvania and Van Sicklen avenues. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Better Looking Fillings

Cosmetic dentistry is nothing new. What is new is our improved materials. For example, we can now place composite resin fillings in front and back teeth. These are porcelaintype fillings which look more natural in your mouth. More...

Georgetown Robbers On The Loose Councilman Calls For A “Stop” To Dangerous Intersection

Police are hunting for four total suspects – including two who walked into a GameStop store on Ralph Avenue Tuesday afternoon and allegedly robbed a pregnant woman at gunpoint. More...

It’s Victory Day At Sunrise!

It was a festive time at the Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center last Thursday as hundreds of seniors celebrated one of Russia’s most important holidays – Victory Day, which commemorates the end of World War II in Russia. More...

Parking Woes Rehashed At Mill Basin Civic

Due to several complaints to the Mill Basin Civic Association (MBCA), the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) spokesperson Claudette Workman addressed parking concerns at Tuesday’s final meeting of the year. More...

Post-Sandy Program Deadline Nearing For Business Owners

With many establishments still attempting to rebuild following Superstorm Sandy, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz is reaching out to business owners to inform them of various city programs that offer financial assistance. More...

Commute Halted Monday Morning

According to witnesses, a livery cab rear-ended another vehicle at about 8:49 a.m. Monday morning at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Linden Boulevard. The livery cab was apparently heading westbound on Linden Boulevard. More...

These Youngsters Are Going To Keep On Truckin’!

It’s not easy being a city worker – but a handful of generous blue collar employees brought their famous trucks to the parking lot opposite the Hebrew Educational Society last Friday for Truck Day. More...

Volunteers Still Needed Seven Months Later

Tom Murphy could be doing a million other things now that he’s retired from the Jersey City Fire Department, but, instead, he chooses to spend his days – and nights – volunteering with HEART 9/11 to rebuild Gerritsen Beach, which wa More...

“Hope And A Future”: A Celebration Of Haiti

The launch of Haitian Heritage Month kicked off at the Christian Cultural Center, located at 12020 Flatlands Avenue, on Friday, May 10th. More...

Brooklyn Historian Named President Of The Society Of Old Brooklynites

At their annual meeting at Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn Borough Historian Ronald Schweiger was elected as the 48th president of the Society of Old Brooklynites. More...

Anger And Depression

Depression is the overwhelming feeling of sadness and hopelessness. I have written about its symptoms before, but they are worth mentioning again. More...

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