Assemblywoman Monique Chandler-Waterman gathered with members of the community at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Assembly District 58 office, located at 903 Utica Avenue, on Monday, December 5th.  The ribbon-cutting was followed by the illumination of “One Love Little Caribbean” Holiday Lights, representing love and

Flatbush Avenue, one of Brooklyn’s heavy traffic corridors, may adopt a new bus lane along its 10-mile route if advocates, local pols and the Department of Transportation (DOT) approve. Planning and community outreach began with a NYC DOT Bus Priority Improvements Kick-off Meeting, via Zoom,

Canarsie artist Kenny Altidor is speaking out against gun violence.  Believing that a community can be united through art, he organized a Community Sip & Paint Against Gun Violence, which was held at I.S. 68 Bildersee, at the corner of Flatlands Avenue and East 82nd

Reggae and Soca lovers got to enjoy their favorite Dancehall and Caribbean artists on Tuesday, June 28th at Wingate Park, located on Winthrop Street and Brooklyn Avenue in East Flatbush, the home of the popular Wingate Concert Series, which was put on pause during the

On Tuesday, June 14th, Breukelen residents joined together for a Peace Walk and Rally at the site of a recent fatal shooting, where 25-year-old Isaiah Bowman was shot in the torso on June 10th (see “Shooting Claims Another Life,” Canarsie Courier, June 16, 2022). Community

“What do we want? A Community Center!” Those were the chants by community advocates, elected officials and residents who joined together for A Rally Against Gun Violence, at Rockaway Parkway and Glenwood Road, near the “L” train station, on Sunday, June 12th. The Flossy Organization’s

On Thursday, June 16th, the 69th Precinct Clergy Council honored police officers of the 69th Precinct at its Annual Prayer and Awards Dinner, held in the parking lot of Church @ the Rock, 1288 East 92nd Street. Clergy Council President Rev. Cecil Moonsam was happy