November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Other News

Cops Nab Two Suspects In East 96th Street Burglary

Alert police officers from the 69th Precinct were able to arrest two suspects last Monday after they were caught allegedly burglarizing a private home in the East 90s just north of the Avenue L shopping strip in mid-afternoon, according to authorize More...

New Playground Unveiled For Students And Public

Just weeks after P.S./I.S. 66 opened a new middle school science lab, another addition to the seven-year-old school was unveiled last Thursday.   More...

Kristallnacht Remembered At Mill Basin Temple Ceremony

Six million Jews and countless others were remembered Monday as Temple Shalom of Mill Basin commemorated the Kristallnacht or Night of Broken Glass. More...

Send A “Touch of Home” To Soldiers This Holiday Season

The American Red Cross in Greater New York and Pitney Bowes have joined forces for a third year in a row to invite the public to spread holiday cheer to the millions of United States servicemen and women, veterans and their families, many of whom wi More...

Nation Pauses To Honor Those Who Served

(AP) For 90 years, the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month has been a remembrance of those who served America in time of war.   But the Nov. More...

“Sunrise” Services At Beraca Baptist Church

Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center, 9517 Avenue J recently welcomed the Beraca Baptist Church congregation to a community health education luncheon at their headquarters. More...

Resident’s Daughter Is ROTC Graduate

Dionne K. Lindsay has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader’s Training Course at Fort Knox, KY. More...

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YESTERDAY & TODAY

Fortmeyer’s General Store was once located on the southeast corner of Avenue L and East 94th Street. The photo, above left, is from 1935, but the stores were built around 1880 and started out as Winterberg’s General Store. More...

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E. 79th St. Carjackers Sought By Police

Police from the 69th Precinct are looking for two suspects who carjacked a vehicle from a Canarsie resident last Saturday at gunpoint on East 79th Street north of Flatlands Avenue. More...

Canarsie Man Still Suffers From 2007 Explosion Injuries

Two years ago, Canarsie resident Gregory McCullough, then 21, enjoyed his daily life: classes at New York City College of Technology (City Tech), mentoring kids, attending church, mastering martial arts, towing cars to save money for school and his More...

Pols Blasted On “Unresolved Issues” At Local Civic Meeting

Scores of local residents attended the South Canarsie Civic Association’s (SCCA) 17th anniversay meeting Monday night, where local activists rehashed a number of community issues that have recently remained unresolved.   More...

Community Mourns Passing Of Activist Cathy Krivorchuk

Members of the 69th Precinct Community Council and various organizations in the Canarsie area are mourning the passing of community activist Cathy Krivorchuk, who passed away last Thursday, November 5th. She was 69.   More...

Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum Gears Up For St. Nicholas Day

Children attending the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum’s annual St. Nicholas Day on Saturday, December 5 are in for more than fun decorating crafts and making apple cider from scratch.   More...

Blood Drives Benefit Patients

November is both Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month and Lung Cancer Awareness month, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) and its divisions in Manhattan, Long island, Hudson Valley, Brooklyn/Staten Island, and New Jersey call upon the community to join t More...

Maisel: HEAP Will Assist Those In Need This Winter

Severe weather and a poor economy pose serious risks to working families and the elderly during the winter. More...

Sanit Chief Asks New Yorkers To Do Something For Environment

According to an old Native American proverb “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” In my view, these insightful words truly capture our responsibility toward the environment, not as something to More...

PET OF THE WEEK

This adorable petite little American Staffordshire boy is just one year old and is looking for his forever home. Bosco is housetrained, has a very gentle temperament and just loves to be pet and loved. More...

Bagels And Honors Served At JCCC’s Annual Breakfast

The Jewish Community Council of Canarsie hosted its annual legislative breakfast Sunday morning in the B’nai Israel synagogue on Louisiana Avenue, east of Canarsie.   More...

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