Nicholas Edelson, a lawyer and guest speaker at the April 20th meeting of the Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Association, spoke to residents about end-of-life legal documents. Planning ahead is important, and Edelson told attendees that some of the most important documents are the will, power of attorney, healthcare

Are you facing challenges as we navigate the “new normal” lifestyle? This was the theme at a Family Wellness Resource Event, held at the South Shore Educational Complex, 6565 Flatlands Avenue, on Wednesday, April 19th. The event was organized by Assemblywoman Jaime Williams and the

The Canarsie Street Team, a local organization dedicated to improving the environmental health of Canarsie, got a head start on Earth Day 2023 celebrations, one week early. Working in collaboration with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the group implemented a “beautification project” that spanned

It’s been one year since the Canarsie firehouse lost a hero named Timothy Klein, but fellow firefighters will never forget the bravery and courage that caused him to lose his life while battling an intense house fire at 108-26 Avenue N on Sunday, April 24,

On Saturday, April 15th, members of the Bikers of Brooklyn, along with other motorcycle clubs, rode from The Club House, at 6330 Avenue N, to Exit 1 on the Belt Parkway, then back to St. Bernard Church for a Bike Blessing by a priest.  About

Brooklyn, NY — Kingsborough Community College (KCC) students Ahmer Ali and Elizaveta Ulumbelashvili are among the 459 nationwide semifinalists the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation selected for its highly competitive Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. They join 24 other CUNY semifinalists, chosen from a pool of more than 1,700 applicants attending 215

Summer is a great time for children, but it’s a challenging time for working parents.  No parent wants to leave their child at home if they don’t have family or trusted friends to look after them. Learning loss also happens over the summer. Studies have

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Now that spring is here, old and new members of Serenity Community Garden (SCG) gathered together at 4402 Avenue L on Saturday, April 15th to take stock of the garden, acquaint new members with the history and purpose of the group, and map out future

People of all ages and skill levels had a fun time at the Blue Skate Outdoor Roller Rink Family Skate Day that debuted at the hockey rink behind the John Malone Community Center, 2331 Bergen Avenue, on Saturday, April 15th. David Isaac, CEO/President of Blue

A crowd of about 30 people huddled into the small basement meeting room at Mary Queen of Heaven Church, located at 1395 East 56th Street, for the April 18th meeting of the Mill Basin Civic Association, which focused on updating attendees on events and issues in

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On a recent radiant Friday morning in Canarsie Park, the gentle breeze carried the scent of blooming flowers, beckoning to hundreds of community members. It was a day of immense significance, a time when people of all backgrounds came together to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr,

Floyd Bennett Field is a 1,300-acre park located within Gateway National Recreation Area.  Larger than Central Park and Prospect Park put together, it offers plenty of activities, including kayaking, hiking, biking, bird-watching and stargazing, and has a community garden and remote control airfield, but there

Although the weather forecast predicted rain and clouds, that didn’t stop kids on the hunt for Golden Eggs, hidden among 5,000 Easter Eggs in Canarsie Park, at State Senator Roxanne J. Persaud’s SD 19 Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th. The original event, which