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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Canarsie

Second annual track & field event

The Community District Education Council 18 will hold its Second Annual Track and Field event at South Shore High School field, 6565 Flatlands Avenue at Ralph Avenue, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Comment
Canarsie

Keep the Watch conference on Flatbush Av.

The Jehovah’s Witnesses are inviting all to hear interesting discussions about The Bible’s description of what some people refer to as the end of the world, during the 2009 “Keep on the Watch!” District Convention. Comment
Canarsie

Berkeley Carroll upsets number 1 Poly Prep 4−1

Poly Prep had a sound strategy coming into the NYSAISAA championship game. The Blue Devils coaching staff knew Berkeley Carroll starter Phillip Seay had thrown 98 pitches in five innings on Sunday in the semifinals and tossed a five−out save on Saturday in the quarters. Comment
Canarsie

Crime and the economy

Financial recessions doesn’t lead to crime −− at least not directly, according to Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes. Comment
Canarsie

K−9 trouble at Canarsie park

Dogs running in Canarsie Park off their leash can be a danger, as one local resident found out. Comment
Canarsie

New scholarships from 1800−wheelchair

A Brooklyn−based online business that serves disabled people in the U.S. and abroad is now accepting applications for its bi−annual college scholarship fund. Comment
Canarsie

Fashion takes on homelessness

Celebrate an unwavering commitment to ending homelessness in Brooklyn at the annual Fashion on Fulton and Friends gala benefiting Brooklyn Community Housing and Services (BCHS), June 2 at Brooklyn Academy of Music. Comment
Canarsie

‘Swap and shop’ at the BKLYN Yard this month

Talk about a recession special: Next weekend, the best things in Gowanus will be free. Comment
Canarsie

Your comprehensive guide to neighborhood civic meetings

The following is a list of local community organizations that are meeting in the near future in your area. If you have any information that can update this listing, or any comments pertaining to organizations not yet covered, call this newspaper at 718−615−2500, ext. 332. Comment
Canarsie

Free or low−cost health insurance for kids and families

As layoffs continue to mount amid the recession, more New Yorkers suddenly find themselves unemployed and without essential health insurance coverage. Comment
Canarsie

67th Pct. sees crime statistics fall

While it’s still an active precinct, crime continues to tumble in the 67th Precinct, which covers the streets of East Flatbush. Comment
Canarsie

Dining out for a Cure’ returning

Eating out is always a treat, even more so when you know that treating yourself to a wonderful meal will help raise money for a good cause. Comment
Canarsie

Showcase for talented youngsters

Bringing down the house… Comment
Canarsie

CPR and AED training awareness

National CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Awareness Week, a nationwide initiative designated by the US Congress to promote the importance of CPR and AED training, begins June 1. Comment
Canarsie

Community Board 17 education forum

The Community Board 17 Education Committee is sponsoring an education forum from 2−6 p.m., May 30 at Samuel Tilden High School, 5700 Tilden Avenue and 58th Street. Comment
Canarsie

Canarsie salutes American veterans

If you love liberty, thank a vet. Comment
Canarsie

Area land deal is a real ‘steel’

With a unanimous vote, Community Board 18 last week approved the terms of a business agreement between the city and a homegrown business intent on expanding. Comment
High School Sports

Standing tall on the hill

Opponents are likely to hear plenty from Kasceim Graham come the CHSAA Class A intersectional playoffs. Comment
High School Sports

Lions exorcise Blue Devils for win

It looked like Poly Prep was finally getting to Phillip Seay. Comment
High School Sports

4−peat for Poly prep gals

Mildred Piscopo remembers well the first time Victoria Capozucca was in this position. The ace right−hander was an eighth grader on varsity at Poly Prep and in the circle for the Blue Devils against Marymount in the NYSAISAA championship game. Comment
High School Sports

Jefferson H.S. standout sets sights on Morgan State

Keith Spellman is without a school no longer. Comment
Canarsie

Russian cultural celebrations

As part of the monthlong Seventh Annual Russian Heritage Festival, June 1−30, the Russian American Foundation is holding two community events at Asser Levy Seaside Park, Ocean Parkway & Seabreeze Avenue, in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn Comment
Canarsie

Asian Pacific Heritage Fest

State Senator Marty Golden will hosting his Sixth Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival, May 31 from 12−5 p.m. at Leif Ericson Park, Seventh Avenue and 67th Street, and is inviting the community to join in this special event held in conjunction with the national celebration of Asian American Heritage. Comment
Canarsie

Flatbush Avenue Street fair coming

The Flatbush Avenue Business Improvement District Street Fair will be held May 31, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. along Flatbush Avenue from Parkside Avenue to Cortelyou Road. Comment
Canarsie

Inside peek at the new Kings Highway library

The Brooklyn Public Library’s Kings Highway branch doesn’t open until June 11 but this paper got a sneak peek at the new digs. Comment
Canarsie

Set sail with other animal lovers

Don’t miss the boat on this summer’s most fabulous animal rescue benefit — a luxury Mega Yacht Cruise aboard the Atlantis, departing from the North Cove Marina at the World Financial Center, June 4. Comment

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