May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Other News

The Countdown To 2019 “L” Train Shutdown Begins

Well, straphangers, it’s really happening. The MTA is going to shut down “L” train service in Manhattan for at least 18 months. More...

Police Seeking Hit-And-Run Suspects In Avenue K Fatality

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating three suspects involved in a hit-and-run accident on Avenue K and East 94th Street. More...

Middle School Student Wins Essay Contest

Councilman Alan Maisel visited I.S. 366 The Science and Medicine Middle School, at 965 East 107th Street, on April 22nd to reward the winner of the Black History Month Essay Contest. More...

Wanted:

Badly Needed Signal

You ’re dri ving sout hbound on Ge rrit sen Aven ue approa chi ng Av enue U. Your dest in ation is Mari ne Pa rk. Or, may be you are go in g shoppi ng at Kings Pl aza. More...

Teacher Forgets – Student Separated From Class

NYC Department of Education (DOE) officials are investigating a shocking oversight that took place during a P.S. 213 field trip, according to multiple news outlets. More...

East Flatbush Restaurant Scene Of Stabbing

A former dishwasher is accused of stabbing a worker at an East Flatbush restaurant last week.  According to News12 Brooklyn, the dishwasher worked at Ital Fusion, a restaurant located at 4705 Church Avenue, for three months over a year ago and s More...

Mill Basin:

Grandparents Day Celebrated At Temple Sholom

Students from four of District 22’s elementary schools performed at Temple Sholom of Flatbush, 2075 East 68th Street, last week to celebrate Millennium Development’s Grandparents Day.  More...

Four Pillars Of Support To Be Honored By Hebrew Educational Society

Farley Harzek, born in Canarsie, visited the Hebrew Educational Society (HES) and stated very little has changed. More...

Canarsie Author Encourages Others To Follow Their Dreams

“Gap years” are a growing trend among high school students who delay attending college for a year - either to travel, go abroad for volunteer work, enroll in a program or work. The idea is to help them develop their career or life goals. More...

Civic Association Officers Installed

Councilman Alan Maisel and JCC of Canarsie Executive Director Avrohom Hecht were on hand for the swearing in of the Bergen Beach Civic Association’s (BBCA) officers Tuesday, May 10th. More...

Medical Emergency Possible Cause Of Fatal Accident

A woman who may have suffered a stroke or a heart attack while driving lost control of her vehicle on Glenwood Road and East 98th Street, causing a tragic end to her life.  More...

East Flatbush:

They’re Tipping Their Hats To Moms At Local Bonnet Brunch

Since Moms are so special, they deserve more than one special day to recognize all they do. On Saturday, the District 18 Presidents’ Council held their third annual Bonnet Brunch at I.S. More...

Bergen Beach:

Dagger Used As Crime Weapon In Attempted Police Attack

An emotionally disturbed man was shot by police after he charged at them with a knife in Bergen Beach Sunday night.  Police said a 911 caller reported that a man was acting irrationally inside their home on Avenue T, near East 68th Street.  More...

Serial Bad Driver Strikes Again

Police charged Herbert Washington, 60, of Valley Stream, with circumventing the operation of a court-ordered ignition interlock device, drug possession and failure to yield to a pedestrian after he struck an unnamed victim last week, according to a D More...

CEC 18 To Update By-Laws

At the Monday, May 9th meeting of District 18’s Community Education Council (CEC), Recording Secretary Tanya Samuels gave a presentation on proposed revisions to the committee’s by-laws.  More...

Mill Basin:

Scams and 311 Discussed At Mill Basin Civic

Many taxpayers across New York have lost thousands of dollars to con artists promoting IRS scams and Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson wants everyone to know the warning signs.  More...

Reclaiming Meyer Levin, I.S. 285

Concerned students, teachers, parents, and area residents came out in force Tuesday, May 10th , to rally in support of the embattled performing arts school located at 5909 Beverley Road. More...

Manhattan Beach:

“Cement Shoe” Victim Identified As High-Ranking Gang Member

A body that washed ashore near Kingsborough Community College has been identified as Peter Martinez, 28, of Brooklyn.  Martinez, who was found by a Kingsborough student on May 2nd, was a high-ranking member of the G Stone Crips crew and was affi More...

Russian – Americans Celebrating Victory Day

Medals were on display marking the Soviet defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. Although May 9th is the day chosen for Victory Day, all World War II tragedies are recalled. More...

Not So Glamorous, But Equally Important

You’re driving down a well-kept highway, a pristine reminder of how important it is to keep litter where it belongs – in the trash can. More...

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