August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Other News

A Little Bit Of New Orleans In Brooklyn

Beads, gummy candies, bracelets, colorful pencils and more were up for grabs for kids of the Breukelen Houses as they enjoyed the 21st Anniversary of the Community Based Organization For All Neighborhoods (CBOFAN).  More...

Seniors Delighted With New Exercise Room

The Abe Stark Neighborhood Senior Center, 10315 Farragut Road, was the proud recipient of a beautiful new Fitness Center. More...

Some Success – But Still No Prez For District 18 CEC

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  District 18 Community Education Council (CEC) made some progress Monday night when they regrouped - after July’s messy election process - for their annual election of officers. More...

A Sign Of The Tides

NYC Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito joined State Senator Marty Golden and Councilman Alan Maisel for the unveiling of a sign marking the high water mark reached by the waters of Gerritsen Inlet during Superstorm Sandy in October 201 More...

Loving Mom In Need Of Kidney

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) runs in Denise Kyle’s family.  More...

Proposals For B82 Bus Service Sure To Frustrate Drivers

Back in 2009, the MTA / NYCT Bus identified the corridor through southern Brooklyn that the B82 bus route and its sister route, the B82 Limited, ply as a candidate for Select Bus Service (SBS) in a study.  More...

Where There’s Smoke …

There’s not necessarily a fire. Instead, there is a good possibility that the friendly firemen of FDNY’s Fire Safety Education Unit are out on the road demonstrating actions that reduce fire-related deaths and injuries.  More...

Lawsuit Dropped After Sliwa Arrested

Curtis Sliwa, founder of the Guardian Angels, State Chairman for the NYS Reform Party and Canarsie native, was recently led away in handcuffs following an incident in front of Gracie Mansion.  More...

Memories Made At Breukelen

The Rock and Roll Basketball Court at the Breukelen Houses was the place to be for residents seeking to relax during Saturday’s great weather. More...

Gang Member Convicted In Teen Shooting

A Flatbush man faces up to 40 years in prison for shooting an innocent teenager in the eye after a stray bullet missed his intended target.  More...

Man Slain By Cops Mourned At Vigil Calling For Justice

The family of an emotionally disturbed man who was shot and killed by police last month held a candlelight vigil on Saturday to celebrate his life.  More...

Jose Cordero: Canarsie Firefighter And Fitness Guru

There are people in this world who choose to dedicate their entire lives to the service of others, not for the glory but for the greater good. They have an unmistakable energy about them - a passion for life that is both palpable and contagious. More...

A Good “Old” Time At Breukelen

Seniors of the Breukelen Houses were invited to the Breukelen Community Center, 715 East 105th Street, Friday night to enjoy this year’s Curly Wilson Day. More...

District 22 School Board Considers Conflicts Of Interest

The Community District Education Council 22 (CEC 22) held an extended meeting session at their District Office, located at 5619 Flatlands Avenue, on Thursday, August 3rd. More...

Park Enthusiasts See Need For Improvement

Lenape Playground, affectionately referred to as “Snake Park” by the throngs of kids enthralled by the huge concrete snake head, turtle and turtle eggs that greet them when they arrive to play, has a dumping problem.  More...

Brookdale Hosts Breastfeeding Awareness Event

August has been designated Breastfeeding Awareness Month. More...

Parade Of Flags Celebrates Global Friendship

On Sunday, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. More...

Fight Almost Cut Short

Two men are under arrest after an argument outside a local fast food restaurant. More...

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