Canarsie Community Development Inc. (CCDI) is providing free Notary Public Service (by appointment only) at the Canarsie and Jamaica Bay Libraries. For the Canarsie Library, interested patrons should call Lavern from CCDI at 347-256-0291 to schedule an appointment during the following time periods only: Tuesdays:

Be’er Hagolah students visited FDNY Engine 257/Ladder 170/Battalion 58 to offer their condolences for their fallen member who perished in the line of duty. The students demonstrated extraordinary respect and empathy as they presented posters and photos. The posters included recent photos of the Battalion,

Screening mammograms for eligible women will be available at St. Alban’s Church, 9408 Farragut Road, starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 4th. The Scan Van Program is for women, 40 and older, who have not had a mammogram in the past year.  All insurance

Despite the intense heat, locals gathered on Saturday afternoon in the parking lot near State Senator Roxanne Persaud’s District Office, 1222 East 96th Street, to continue their spring cleaning of unwanted papers and electronics. Residents attended the Paper Shredding and E-Waste Recycling Event, with shredding

Members of the Fresh Creek Civic Association (FCCA) met virtually via Webex on Saturday afternoon, May 21st to discuss a number of issues like chronic flooding, the advantages of forming block associations and the desire to carve out space for a community center. Perhaps most

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. On Saturday, May 21st, the Bayview Community Center, located at 5955 Shore Parkway, hosted a Spring into Health event, in conjunction with Millennium Development, where folks from various health providers offered practical advice for adults and family members on how to stay safe from

On Thursday, May 19th the Jewish community of Canarsie and Starrett City came together to celebrate Lag BaOmer with a barbecue instead of the traditional bonfire. Rabbi Levi Tzfasman hosted the party at Young Israel of Canarsie, 1265 East 108th Street, with a petting zoo

Despite the limited visibility from the fog, volunteers’ sense of duty shined through as they cleaned up Plumb Beach on Saturday morning. NYC H2O, in collaboration with the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy, held the cleanup event with the help of volunteers from various organizations, such

Beautiful flowers and plants, and 265 bags of the City’s finest compost provided by the Department of Sanitation, were waiting to be picked up at Assemblywoman Jaime Williams 59th AD Annual Compost Giveaway on Sunday at the Marine Park parking lot, 3226 Avenue U. “I

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School food, as captured by one students’ social media. Office of School&Nutrition Services Wendy Mota Some food for thought was served up at School District 18’s Community Education Council’s (CEC) virtual meeting on Monday, May 9th.  A speaker from the Office of Food & Nutrition

Heavy fog and mist couldn’t stop a determined group of birders from joining together in front of the Park House at Seaview Avenue and East 88th Street for the World Migratory Bird Day Walk in Canarsie Park early Saturday morning. The free walk hosted by

After months of Zoom meetings, only a handful of people attended the first in-person 63rd Precinct Sector D Build the Block Meeting, but they worked well with police to address perplexing quality-of-life issues in the area. Residents living near the Flatbush Junction that borders the

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