March 20, 2014 RSS feed / Other News

They’re Getting In Shape For A Good Cause!

Every year students at P.S.115 participate in Hoops and Jump Rope For Heart, a program that brings awareness to the importance of physical fitness while collecting donations and raising money for the American Heart Association. More...

These Residents Know How To Get Into The Irish Spirit

The residents and staff at Four Seasons Nursing and Rehabilitation proved that they have the luck of the Irish when they celebrated St. Patrick’s Day on Monday. More...

Images Of Suspects Released Following East Flatbush Shootings

Two men are being sought in relation to a double shooting that took place on Saturday, March 8th. Police with the 67th Precinct responded to a call of shots fired near East 48th Street and Church Avenue just after 3 p.m. More...

Phone Thefts: Crimes Of Opportunity

Last week, the NYPD released smartphone safety tips that seem like common sense. More...

Have You Seen Francesca?

Twelve-year-old Francesca Lucien has been missing since Saturday, March 15th. The Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in finding Lucien, who lives at 106-22 Farragut Road. More...

First Public Elementary School In Brooklyn To Welcome Aquaponic Garden

Thanks to a $10,000 grant from eBay Foundation, students at the Abe Stark Primary School P.S. 346 in Spring Creeek can now enjoy an Aquaponic Garden Classroom. More...

Golden Gloves Packs A Powerful Punch At St. Bernard Parish

On Wednesday March, 12th, the Golden Gloves returned to Brooklyn, specifically the St. Bernard Parish, as 24 boxers came to prove that they deserve a chance at the title in their respective divisions. More...

O’Malley Academy Returns To Marine Park Civic Meeting

Irish eyes were smiling at Tuesday's Marine Park Civic Association meeting with the return of the O'Malley Irish Dance Academy. Many youngsters performed to help celebrate St. More...

Multiple Gun Arrests Following Local Shootings

Although the two shootings that took place within 24 hours last week are currently still under investigation, police made four arrests last week that resulted in getting more guns off of Canarsie streets.  More...

Hunt Continues For Trio Possibly Connected To Local Robberies

Three men are being sought by police for allegedly robbing Western Unions and other money transfer businesses in the area. More...

Canarsie Gets Festive As Purim Is Celebrated In The Community

On the 14th day of Adar, the people of the Jewish faith celebrated Purim. Purim is a celebration that dates back to the 13th century. More...

New Wing Sparkles At Best Kept Secret In Brooklyn

On March 19th, the New York Community Hospital (NYCH) opened its doors ready to serve patients. More...

Peters Picks Up In The Ring Where He Left Off

Even a last minute scratch can’t deter Schavez Peters’ comeback. “I thought I was going to fight tonight,” he said on Thursday, March 13th, at the PacPlex located at 1500 Paerdegat Avenue North in Canarsie. More...

Bayview Kids Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday (110 years old on March 2nd), children of the Bayview Houses enjoyed special guest readings of the author’s classic tales last Saturday. More...

City Vows To Smooth Things Over On Our Streets

A copy of the following letter was sent to City Councilman Alan Maisel from the Department of Transportation (DOT) on March 4th.  Dear Councilmember Maisel:   More...

THEN

NOW

In the 1930s, Canarsie Road was known as “Rockaway Avenue.” In those days, there were several hotels near the shore, which accommodated visitors who came to enjoy our quaint little fishing village. More...

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