May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

A Smile On Their Faces - Canarsie Celebrates Lag B’Omer

Rabbi Levi and Mrs. Faigy Tzfasman of the Chabad of Canarsie and Starrett City hosted this year’s Lag B’Omer celebration at Seaview Jewish Center, located at 1585 East 98th Street, on Sunday afternoon. More...

Local Precinct Hosts First Meeting Of Neighborhood Coordination Officers

When a unique and “revolutionary style” of community policing launched in October 2016 to improve relations between the community and police officers, many questioned how it would change Canarsie’s quality of life. More...

Raising Money For Canarsie

The 69th Precinct Community Council held their 3rd Annual Fundraiser on Thursday evening at the Liberty Hall Cathedral of Praise, 1387 East 96th Street, to raise money for various projects within the Canarsie community. More...

Bad News For Criminals - Good News For Canarsie Residents

Great things are happening in Canarsie every day. Just ask Fresh Creek Civic Association (FCCA) President Maria Garrett, who is using her platform to bring some of the major players of the neighborhood together to get things done.  More...

Solar Power Installation Record For Brooklyn

A Mill Basin home became the largest solar powered property in Brooklyn last week with Level Solar’s record breaking installation of 58 solar panels .  More...

District 22 Gets Water Safety Updates

Parents of District 22 students have been voicing their concerns about lead in school drinking water (see “Parent Silenced After Voicing Concerns About School Water Safety,” Canarsie Courier, February 9, 2017), and the traffic and safety More...

City Employee Busted For Drugs

A Department of Corrections officer will see her counterparts from the other side of the bars following her arrest for dealing drugs in the Louis Pink Houses. More...

Two Cases Against Sex Crimes Attorney

A judge has given the green light to hear two cases pending against a Brooklyn sex crimes prosecutor, who was caught running a red light in Canarsie last August and was charged with sexual assault for an incident on April 30th.  More...

Snowbank Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Kendall Sylvester, who was charged with shooting 19-year-old Trevon Dickens then leaving his body in the snow, pleaded not guilty in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Friday, May 12th.  More...

Performing In Primetime

The pressure was on for many children at Primetime Sports and Arts’ (PSA) Annual Talent Showcase Competition on Saturday afternoon at Olympus Academy, 755 East 100th Street.  More...

Battling Opioid Addiction

A few months after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an annual contribution of $38 million to reduce the opioid epidemic across the city and lower the overdose death rate by 35 percent, the Marine Park Civic Association (MPCA) presented leaders of rehab More...

District 22 Being Rezoned To Accommodate For Overpopulation

Just as Brooklyn is changing, so must the Department of Education (DOE) in order to better serve its students. More...

Concrete Evidence Of Robbery

The NYPD is searching for a suspect wanted for robbing a commercial building within the confines of the 73rd Precinct.  More...

Seventh-Day Adventist Church Vandalized

Parishioners of the Goshen Temple of Seventh- Day Adventists, 2418 Church Avenue, are praying for the public’s assistance to find a suspect wanted for destroying part of their church.  More...

District 18 Shows Its Artistic Side

Canarsie’s South Shore Educational Campus, located at 6565 Flatlands Avenue, was the center of the Brooklyn art world Friday night as Community School District 18 held its Night of the Arts Showcase.  More...

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