On Monday, June 10th, the 1st-grade students at P.S. 233 The Langston Hughes School, located at 9301 Avenue B, wrote get-well letters and donated books to patients in the Sickle Cell Pediatric Unit at Brookdale Hospital. For the past two months, students have been learning

On Saturday, May 25th, CCDI held its Fifth Annual Plant Giveaway for residents who are part of the 45 Block Associations in Canarsie. This year, we are not only giving plants, flowers and herbs, but we are rebuilding the entire Schenck Street Community Garden with

Moving to a new home is an exciting time, but it can feel overwhelming. However, with strategic planning and execution, you can streamline the process and minimize stress. Here is a comprehensive guide to help you achieve a hassle-free move. Plan Strategically Start your moving

Varicose veins, with their twisted, enlarged, and sometimes painful manifestation, often get sidelined as a cosmetic issue. However, they're indicative of deeper venous circulation problems, harboring potential health risks if overlooked. These are not mere skin blemishes; they’re indicators of profound circulatory dysfunction resulting from

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Workplace security is something that is so important to everybody in the business, but it's so important also to your clients. While you can look after your employees and your staff that come in and out of the office all the time, you might not

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As a business, it’s important that you’re connecting with your customers regularly, building up a relationship with them. Why is this so necessary? Well, without that relationship, there’s no trust or loyalty there and that’s useful to have if you want to hold onto customers

A phenomenon called subsidence could be the result of poor soil quality or rising water levels — but not all cases are reported to the city.Alvin Henry was on his way to work on a Wednesday morning in April when his daughter called from his

The publisher and staff at the Canarsie Courier would like to extend our warmest wishes to the entire Jewish community. L’Shanah Tovah May your New Year be filled with good health and happiness!  During this High Holy season of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we

An East Flatbush man was fatally shot in front of 283 East 39th Street, between Snyder and Church Avenues, last week. Police said the victim, Gotty Jeanty, 42, sustained multiple gunshots wounds throughout his body around 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday, September 6th. EMS responded to

A 15-year-old male was arrested and charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon on Tuesday, August 29th in connection to the homicide of an East New York man. Abdolaye Ba, 24, was shot in the head at 640 Blake Avenue around 3:25 p.m. on

East New York author Shenita Ramos is the definition of a champion, a woman who, when faced with seemingly insurmountable challenges, reached within and pulled herself out of the darkness. Her newly published book, The Sun Still Rises: A Journal for Living (available on Amazon), is designed

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Jamaica Bay covers 18,000 acres of wetland estuary, sitting between Rockaway Peninsula, Brooklyn and Queens. The total acreage of the bay is almost as large as that covered by Manhattan. It is one of the city’s last wild places, described by an attorney for NRDC