On April 6th, the Brooklyn Canarsie Lions Club hosted a College and Vocational Career Fair at P.S. 276 Louis Marshall School, located at 1070 East 83rd Street. The event catered to students grades 8-12, adult learners, returning students and veterans. Over 100 students registered and

“My son didn’t deserve to die. MY SON DIDN’T DESERVE TO DIE!” Mrs. Montrose shouted inside the Harmony Funeral Home in Flatbush on Tuesday, March 26th, around 7 p.m. Her voice touched over 200 people who came to pay their final respects to her 19-year-old

Trays filled with plates of Happy Face pancakes, milkshakes and all kinds of delicious eats and treats exited the kitchen doors of the IHOP at 2951 Avenue U to serve the steady procession of families who came to participate in their first P.S. 312 fundraiser

A group of young journalists paid a visit to the Canarsie Courier on Thursday, March 21st, to learn about a day in the life of a local newspaper and to share their experiences as part of their school’s newspaper club. Seven students (4th and 5th

For the last 30 years, Millennium Development, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Bergen Beach, has been providing the community with a number of invaluable resources. Perhaps best known for their robust after-school and summer camp programs, the organization gives kids the opportunity to participate in

A Kings County judge quietly dismissed a lawsuit raised by a bipartisan team of elected officials, civic leaders and residents to close a migrant tent shelter at Floyd Bennett Field that has housed approximately 2,000 asylum seekers since November. The case, Jaime Williams vs. The

For years, Children of the Light Food Pantry, located at 1171 East 95th Street, has served the community as a place where hundreds of thousands of people can come for free food, no questions asked. However, while they provide food for residents and nonresidents of

It is known that any good artist must find their voice, words and canvas to create something great. As we go through the motions of life, we often wonder what we can do to make a difference and what legacy we leave when our voices

Two bandits broke into a Canarsie home while the family was not home and stole thousands of dollars of jewelry, clothing and accessories last month. The NYPD is asking the public’s assistance in identifying the two men who used a crowbar to gain access to

On Monday, February 26th, hundreds of Canarsiens packed the gymnasium at the Canarsie Educational Campus, located at 1600 Rockaway Parkway, in the hopes of having their grievances heard and addressed at a Community Conversation hosted by Mayor Eric Adams. They came with a myriad of

On Saturday, February 24th, The Brooklyn Canarsie Lions celebrated Black History Month at Canarsie Ascend/Holy Family Auditorium, located at 9719 Flatlands Avenue, with the presentation of a show titled “I Am Black Excellence.” The event kicked off with the Children’s Chorus from P.S./I.S. 66 reciting

In a solemn yet uplifting ceremony, a flag-raising event was held at Manhattan’s Bowling Green park on the second anniversary of the Russia-Ukraine war. The seemingly endless war prompted a powerful show of solidarity and support, as Mayor Eric Adams, alongside various dignitaries and local

Members of Community District Education Council 22 (CEC 22) held their monthly meeting at P.S. 222, located at 3301 Quentin Road, on Tuesday evening, February 6th, which was also streamed live via Zoom to over 80 participants. In honor of Black History Month, the group

Bishop Robert Brennan, Bishop of Brooklyn, visited Our Lady of Trust Catholic Academy, 1696 Canarsie Road, on Tuesday, January 30th, as part of his Catholic Schools Week tour of schools throughout Brooklyn and Queens.  His visit marks the 50th anniversary of National Catholic Schools Week.

City and State leaders at the forefront of addressing issues related to the migrants sheltered at Floyd Bennett Field toured the facilities with shelter officials on February 1st to further assess the situation and seek solutions amid community concerns. After receiving several complaints about migrant