January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Other News

A “Main” In The Neck

Freezing temperatures early Sunday morning caused a Melba Court water main to crack. More...

Brr! Did Wolfert Ever Have It This Cold?

The eye wanders across a frozen Plumb Beach Channel, from the Gerritsen Inlet under the Belt Parkway and along Shell Bank Creek. More...

Impending Lawsuit In South Shore Violence

It was only a matter of time that lawyers would get involved after a rivalry between cheerleaders went awry.  More...

Seventy-Fifth Precinct Going Digital, Seeking Homelessness Resolution

The NYPD is experiencing a citywide decrease in crime and East New York is a contributing factor. More...

An Uncalled For Bus Ride

Officers of the 70th Precinct are searching for a man who ran off with a teen’s phone last month. The 13-year-old victim was riding on a B6 bus on Monday, December 11th around 5 p.m. when it stopped at Glenwood Road near Nostrand Avenue. More...

Failed Transaction Fuels Subway Fight

The Euclid Avenue “A” and “C” train station was the scene of “buyer beware” on New Year’s Eve that left an unidentified 14-year-old boy injured.  More...

A Light “Touch” Makes For Heavy Traffic

They are not building them like they used to!  More...

TV Drama Continues Its Love Affair With Brooklyn

A production crew from the megahit police and legal drama TV series, Law & Order, was spotted Monday at Gerritsen Point. The tightlipped personnel at the scene dropped a tidbit of info for show fans to ponder. More...

Blaze Engulfs Attic

The recent snowstorm – known as a “bomb cyclone” - that dropped more than five inches of snow in the area didn’t stop Canarsie’s Bravest from putting out an attic fire j More...

Maisel Shares Vision For His Final Term At Civic Meeting

Residents rang in the first United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) meeting of the year with Councilman Alan Maisel, sharing some of his goals for his final term in office.  More...

Residents Frustrated With City’s Heating Efforts

A break in the recent cold weather had tenants and community activists out protesting poor heating conditions in city projects on Tuesday. More...

Starrett City Sale Can Move Forward

The New York State Supreme Court has refused to issue an injunction, or order to stop, the purchase of Spring Creek Towers, commonly known as Starrett City.  More...

Visitors Are On Thin Ice At Canarsie Pier!

Following the “bomb cyclone” storm that buried the East Coast in over a foot of snow on Thursday, January 4th, portions of the waters along Canarsie Pier froze - leaving layers of ice behind for days. More...

Assault Victims Wanted By Police In Grocery Beating

The police are looking for two bullies who beat up a man inside an East New York grocery store last month and have released video surveillance of the culprits.  More...

Plows Don’t Always Play Well With Others

You’ve lived in Gerritsen Beach your entire life. You’ve gotten used to the narrow streets with their alphabetical naming patterns. You can deal with the occasional power outage and low- level flooding. More...

A Cold, But Rare Sight

It takes a good week or so of steady, freezingcold temperatures to get a usually fast-moving body of water like East Mill Basin Inlet to ice up. More...

Then And Now

The corner of Rockaway Parkway and Avenue L has been the site of many car accidents over the years. More...

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