February 16, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

Correction Officer Slay Suspect Formally Charged

Police made an arrest in the shocking murder of Correction Officer Alastasia Bryan last week. Keon Richmond was charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal use of a firearm.  More...

Neighborhood Safety - A Concern At United Canarsie South Civic Meeting

Following the death of a young man who lost his life to gun violence on Super Bowl Sunday, 69th Precinct Community Affairs Officer Samuel Maria urged residents at Tuesday’s meeting of the United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) to be ca More...

Praying For Peace At Scene Of Double Shooting

Members of the 69th Precinct Clergy Council joined together on Monday to pray for a reduction in crime and violence in the area one week after a fatal shooting in Canarsie on February 5th.  More...

Tips For Immigrants - Alien or Otherwise

Councilman Jumaane Williams hosted a public forum last week to discuss and analyze the effects of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy initiatives.  The Immigration Forum and Panel Discussion was held at the Flatbush YMCA, 1401 Flat More...

Look Both Ways To Cross A Sidewalk?

People aren’t safe walking on sidewalks anymore in one area of Canarsie. A video recently sent to the Canarsie Courier showed how impatient drivers are when there is traffic blocking their way. More...

New Commander Takes Off For Civil Air Patrol

The flag of Brooklyn’s Floyd Bennett Composite Squadron NY373 was placed in a temporary holder Saturday morning at the Floyd Bennett American Legion Post #1060, 5601 Avenue N, in preparation for a changing of the guard.  More...

Ex-State Senator In New Bid To Clear Name

John Sampson’s legal eagle, attorney Nick Akerman, filed a notice of appeal of conviction February 3rd. More...

Argument At Party House Leads To One Fatality

As of last week, the number of murders in New York City totaled 27, according to NYPD statistics. That number is equal to the murders committed during the same period in 2016. More...

Special Delivery At Brookdale

An East New York woman went into labor last week but didn’t quite make it to the hospital on time. More...

Lowering The Prison Population Of Brooklyn

A new program to stop a vicious cycle within the Brooklyn justice system may save the lives of countless young people around the borough.  At the February meeting of the Mill Basin Civic Association Tuesday night, Acting Brooklyn District Attor More...

This House Is A Dump!

Canarsie residents are fed up with a house that’s being used as a dumping ground for all sorts of garbage, including wood and other construction related debris. More...

Tu B’Shevat - The “Tree Holiday”

Rabbi Levi Tzfasman of Chabad of Canarsie teamed up with Rabbi Boruch Leibowi tz of Young Israel of Canarsie Saturday night to jointly host the celebration of the New Year For Trees.  More...

Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run Tragedy

The mystery of the driver who hit a couple on Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U last August has been solved.  Acting Brooklyn District Attorney (DA) Eric Gonzalez announced Tuesday that the investigation into the death of Angel Sagardia and serious i More...

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