September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Other News

Annual 9/11 Service Hosted By Senator

Last Wednesday, September 11th, marked a dozen years since the horrific 9/11 attacks. State Senator Martin Golden hosted an emotional candlelight vigil in Marine Park that included presentations from local troops of the Boy and Girl Scouts. More...

Protesters Want Answers For Shelter Construction

A few dozen protestors brought their energy Monday morning chanting, “We want answers!” outside the construction site of a women’s shelter.  Led by City Councilman Jumaane Williams, concerned neighbors circled in front of the b More...

Drivers Survive Horrific Crash On Avenue L

Avenue L has been the scene of way too many accidents this summer. Last Friday, the 13th was another unlucky day for the busy shopping area. More...

We Know What You Did Last Weekend!

East 92nd Street between Flatlands and Conklin avenues has been the center of a vehicular problem for many years. More...

The Active Consumer

October 6th is a special day in the community - if you didn't know. Why is it special? The Hebrew Educational Society is having two special events that you can't miss! They're hosting a Family Fun Day and Open House from 11 a.m. More...

PET OF THE WEEK

Mark is a strikingly handsome tuxedo kitty in need of a loving forever home. Meet this sweet fellow at Animal Care & Control of NYC’s Brooklyn Care Center, 2336 Linden Boulevard. More...

Specialist At New Shop Will Rev Up That Ride

DMS Complete Auto Repair, which opened at 1168 Rockaway Avenue last month, is “the spot” to see experienced pros hard at work.  More importantly, it’s a great place to take your Mercedes-Benz in for a tune-up.  “We s More...

Bad Night On Nostrand

There was a mangled mess at Kings Highway and Nostrand Avenue Tuesday night when three cars crashed into each other. More...

Special Spiritual Services Held For Developmentally Disabled

For the first time, the Starrett Jewish Center hosted a special High Holiday Simchaton service on Wednesday, September 11th, which is sponsored every year by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. More...

CB 18 To Residents: Make Sure You Get The Memo!

When Community Board 18 met Tuesday evening to discuss the controversial group homes that will be occupied by developmentally disabled adults, there seemed to be little objection despite ongoing protests that take place.  More...

Week Two PSAL Football Round-Up

Strong offensive performances highlighted week two PSAL action. The Canarsie Courier is here to provide a quick rundown on how the area high school football squads fared on the gridirons in three games.   South Shore Blanks FDR, 22-0  More...

Morning Collision In East New York

Fortunately, a shop near Ashford Street and Linden Boulevard was closed when a Pontiac Grand Prix nearly smashed into a building Monday at around 8 a.m. More...

Living With Losses In Your Life

One of the most difficult things for any of us to do is to let go. I’m speaking of letting go in every and any sense. This includes accepting the losses we encounter throughout life. All of us, if we live long enough, lose our health. More...

Man Shot In Middle Of The Night On East 99th Street

A man was found on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head in front of 1239 East 99th Street between avenues L and M this week.  The unidentified victim, believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene during the early morning ho More...

Congressman Vows To Help Protect Our Shoreline

Many dream of owning a waterfront home. The peacefulness, the serene environment and the tranquility of being away from overcrowded residential blocks sounds perfect. More...

Residents Will Be “Luvin’’ The New And Improved McDonald’s

Signs of life are emerging at 1467 Rockaway Parkway, the site of the old McDonald’s, as construction workers labor at the franchise that’s been closed for approximately nine months.  More...

Wrong Way Hit-And-Run

East 100th Street and Avenue N was the scene of a pedestrian hit-andrun last Thursday afternoon - the second one that week. More...

Renovations Across The Board At P.S. 276

Public schools have been open for almost two weeks and Canarsie kids are settling in with their new teachers, classmates and assignments at P.S. 276 (The Louis Marshall School). More...

Elementary School’s Temporary Principal Keeps It Going

Nowadays, it’s hard to find a leader in the public schools who knows the community better than its students. Acting Principal at P.S. More...

THEN

NOW

The façade and unique character of these buildings on Rockaway Parkway (pictured on the left) may not have changed much since the 1940s, but the stores occupying them are quite different in the present day. More...

Little Old Canarsie: The Next Generation – “Moose” Baker

Arthur “Moose” Baker was born in 1924. Except for his years in the U.S. Navy, he lived most of his life in Little Old Canarsie. He attended P.S. More...

Hundreds Run For A Good Cause

Over 200 runners helped raise awareness – and funds – in the fight against Colorectal Cancer last Saturday at Dan’s 5K Fun Run / Walk in Gerritsen Beach.  More...

Flustering Flatlands Accident

A Buick Lucerne and a Ford Taurus had an unfortunate meeting at the intersection of East 54th Street and Flatlands Avenue. More...

New Utrecht Blanks Canarsie Chiefs 16– 0

With class ending at 2:30 p.m., and kickoff time scheduled for 3:45, head coach Kyle Allen said Canarsie didn’t have much time to travel to Bensonhurst and warm up before its Friday tilt against New Utrecht High School. More...

Van Siclen Slammer In East New York Area

A gray Honda Accord was apparently heading westbound onto Flatlands Avenue trying to make a left onto Van Siclen Avenue when it smacked into a Buick traveling eastbound about 9:45 a.m. on Monday, September 16th. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

The Myth Of Mouthwash

If you believe the advertisements you see, using mouthwash will make your mouth smell fresh and kill all the bacteria. The truth is, overuse of mouthwash will actually cause problems.  More...

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