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Mill–Marine Courier & Canarsie Digest

Friday, Dec. 25, 2009


Holy hideaway

Holy hideaway Comment.

Shot in the leg

Shot in the leg Comment.

Flooded on Avenue T

Somewhere, someone is making a “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer”-style song about the day residents of East 59th Street and Avenue T got a holiday gift no one wanted %u2013 a street-wide ice rink on one of the coldest days of the year. Comment.

City, state, and federal partnerships highlight annual community revitalization forum

Secretary of State Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez announced a new initiative, the Place-Based Regional Collaboration Pilot, which strengthens the partnership between New York State and the federal government to advance community revitalization. The Secretary made the announcement at the New Partners for Community Revitalization 2nd Annual Brownfields Forum. Comment.

Starret City Xmas miracle

Christmas came about a week early for residents of the 5,881-unit Starrett City housing complex, as government officials finalized the refinancing to keep the development as the largest publicly assisted affordable housing complex in the nation. Comment.

Marty moves to%A0Windsor Terrace

Marty moves to Windsor Terrace Comment.

Your weekly newsbriefs

Building a sense of community Comment.

Awards presentation honors lawmakers’ work with seniors

New York Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (NYAHSA) and Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation (CNR), a member of the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services (BAFHS), held a “Partners in Quality” Awards Presentation honoring Senator Eric Adams, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries, Senator Velmanette Montgomery, and Senator John Sampson for helping to protect seniors and individuals with disabilities during budget negotiations. Comment.

All three: whiskey, rye and gin back in New York City

It has been decades since you could get a gin and tonic or a whiskey sour mixed with spirits distilled in New York City. Comment.

Students create new worlds

These days, New York City College of Technology (City Tech) faculty and students are happy to oblige if anyone tells them to “get a life.” Comment.

Stop Identity Theft

There is a type of identity theft using the Internet called “phishing,” according to Gene Brody, president of Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union in Bay Ridge. Comment.

Park renovations begin with new center groundbreaking

City officials joined benefactors and visionaries at the Wollman Rink in Prospect Park to symbolically break ground for the first phase of Lakeside Center, the “most significant landscape restoration project ever undertaken” at the landmark emerald empire. Comment.

70th Precinct fetes residents with a holiday party

Mirth and merriment reigned supreme when the 70th Precinct Community Council feted local residents with a holiday party in Flatbush. Comment.

Talented students display their works of art

Forget MOMA, Capital Bank is where budding artists from P.S. 6 are depositing their masterpieces this holiday season. Comment.

Holiday sounds from PS 198

A multicultural revel %u2013 topped by a dollop of goodwill and cheer %u2013 greeted seasonal frolickers as the holidays got underway in Flatbush. Comment.

PS 249 holiday cheer

Ho, ho, ho! Comment.

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