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

Last week, we announced our plan to take down unsightly sidewalk sheds and reclaim our streets. Sidewalk sheds — which many New Yorkers also known as scaffolding — are the ugly green and metal boxes that cover our sidewalks. They block the sunlight, keep pedestrians

When longtime Brooklynite Jerry Del Priore composed his first article for the Canarsie Courier in 1995 – a health and fitness piece he volunteered to write while working at an outpatient substance abuse clinic in the neighborhood – he had no idea he had embarked

Adults have really enjoyed the free outdoor concerts in Marine Park this summer, but it was time for the kids to “jump, wiggle and shake” with The Fuzzy Lemons last week. The Fuzzy Lemons, “the juiciest family-friendly rock band ever,” got kids of all ages