May 23, 2013 RSS feed / Other News

Kids Get A Rare Chance To Play In The Dirt

Students of I.S. 234’s Out of School Time (OST) afterschool program visited Floyd Bennett Field’s Ecology Village last week for a hands-on lesson on horticulture. More...

Cleanup Continues At The Creek

Nature lovers and volunteers have spent the last month toiling through debris at East 108th Street along Fresh Creek. More...

Pier May Be Open, But Many Say It’s “Still An Eyesore Here”

Impressed with the news that Canarsie Pier is now open to the public seven months after Hurricane Sandy deemed its grounds unsafe for occupants, Neal Duncan spoke about further repairs to the site during the May meeting of the United Canarsie South C More...

Anger Over Street Sign Displacement In Sheepshead Bay

When the Department of Transportation (DOT) unveiled a street sign to rename a section of Emmons Avenue and West End Avenue in March, Manhattan Beach resident Vivian Singer couldn’t have been h More...

The Active Consumer

Every year, Canarsie's dedicated veterans and their supporters participate in the annual Memorial Day Parade. Have you honored a veteran lately? More...

Gerritsen Beach Real Estate Still Holding Strong In Spite Of Sandy

Buying a home is a big step – many people work hard and save money for years with the hopes of owning their own house one day – after all, it’s the American Dream. More...

NYPD Captain Arrested On Assault Charge

An NYPD captain who serves at the Police Academy was arrested at the 63rd Precinct Tuesday and charged with assault and menacing after allegedly pushing a family member during a dispute. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Avoiding Sports Injuries

If one of your youngsters takes part in a sports program, here’s a tip from the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Council on sports medicine: use a mouth guard. According to the committee’s chairman, Dr. More...

Rapist Near Brooklyn College Vicinity Arrested

Brooklyn College students and East Flatbush residents can rest a little easier now with the arrest of an alleged rapist on Thursday, May 16th. More...

Fishermen Are Finally In For A “Reel” Good Time!

Fishermen eagerly waited for Canarsie Pier to reopen after Superstorm Sandy forced its closure in October 2012. More...

Couple Escapes Car Blaze

The engine of a couple’s SUV began smoking last week while traveling westbound on Atlantic Avenue in East New York. More...

Bildersee Students Know How To Paint A Good Time

Look out Picasso, Monet and Rembrandt. These famous painters are known throughout the world for their masterful abilities. But these geniuses have nothing on the budding artistic students at Isaac Bildersee. More...

A Stuffed Tree Grows In Brooklyn

Spring is Eugene Fellner’s favorite time of year. More...

Little Old Canarsie: The Next Generation - Memorial Day Memories

By Ken A. Rogers More...

You Can Bank On This Georgetown Branch To Serve The Community!

TD Bank celebrated the grand opening of its newest branch last Saturday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, refreshments, entertainment and giveaways. More...

Volunteer Spirit Is Contagious In Gerritsen Beach

Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, Gerritsen Beach residents struggle to rebuild their homes and lives, and some are still not living in their homes. More...

When The Patient Asks: How Did I Become So Neurotic?

The questions my patients most frequently ask are, “Why am I so neurotic?” and “How did I get this way?” When they speak of being neurotic, they usually mean their compulsive, rigid, inflexible way of moving through life. More...

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