Dressed up in all kinds of costumes, students at Canarsie’s P.S. 115 showed off their Halloween spirit on Friday, October 28th. A couple of classes dressed up as crayons, while others donned costumes of their favorite book characters, superheroes and animals. After the children marched

There were no tricks, just treats, at a garden party hosted for students on Thursday, October 27th, by teachers and staff at P.S. 276 Louis Marshall School, located at 1070 East 83rd Street. The highlight of the party was a decorative pumpkin patch set up outside

After Superstorm Sandy blasted New York on October 29, 2012, leaving in its wake 96 dead statewide and hundreds of thousands of homes, vehicles and other properties destroyed, many are still reeling from its onslaught 10 years later. While some may wish to forget the

Dressed up as monsters, movie characters and superheroes, families came out in droves to Hendrix Creek patio at Shirley Chisholm State Park on Sunday, October 30th to enjoy free some pre-Halloween festivities. The third annual “Treat on the Trails” event included trick or treating tables,

Tuesday, November 8th, is Election Day in New York City – your last chance to join millions of New Yorkers in making your voices heard and casting your ballots in these critical elections. The polls will be open from 6:00am to 9:00pm. If you can’t

Friends, family and officers of the 63rd Precinct gathered on Saturday, October 22nd to celebrate the life of an officer who was killed in the line of duty by dedicating a street in his honor. The street co-naming ceremony was held at the corner of Brooklyn

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Kings Plaza Shopping Center held a safe and family-friendly event in celebration of Halloween at the mall’s Center Court on Saturday, October 29th. Costumed characters strolled around the first level of the mall, interacting with guests who donned some pretty cool costumes themselves. The Halloween

Everyone had a howling good time at the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree, thanks to the folks at Community Board 18: District Manager Sue Ann Partnow, Chairperson Michael Ien, Assistant District Manager Dorothy Paul and Community Associate Gail Fazio who put on a spook-tacular event! The Jamboree was

Assemblywoman Jaime Williams, along with co-sponsors Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, State Senator Roxanne Persaud, Assemblywoman Monique Chandler-Waterman and Councilwoman Mercedes Narcisse, could not have picked a more ideal afternoon to host an outdoor Harvest Festival. On Saturday, the leaders and many of their constituents turned out

Halloween is over – but many living in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) apartments have to endure horror scenes on a daily basis. Fortunately, for longtime Bayview Houses resident Vanessa Walker, all it took was a brief tour of her decrepit apartment by the Canarsie

Residents of Marine Park celebrated Halloween a little early at an Autumn Festival held near the Carmine Carro Community Center on Sunday, October 30th, where games, candy and fun activities were available for children of all ages. “This is our second annual Autumn Festival and

Days before the 10-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Canarsie residents, especially those living near Fresh Creek, had something to celebrate – the completion of the $14 million Fresh Creek Coastal Resiliency Project that will protect areas most vulnerable to flooding during future storm surges. The

In the summer of 2021, New York State watched as former Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, a name not many residents had taken note of before, was sworn in as the 57th governor of the state after former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned. It usually is during

The Marine Park Community Association, in support with the Friends of the Lott House, held their 36th Halloween Fall Festival on Saturday, October 22nd at the historic Lott House. Many wore their Halloween costumes in the spirit of the season, and the lawn was transformed into a