Technician Fourth Grade Service Company 747th Tank Battalion, U.S. Army / Family Photo Monsignor John Delendick with Nicholas Vargas, St. Jude Altar Attendant A community filled with gratefulness for his service, care and love is now mourning a man who gave so much of himself.

On Saturday, November 25th, the Canarsie Merchants Association celebrated our 3rd Annual Small Business Saturday, a special day dedicated to recognizing and supporting the local businesses that contribute to the unique character and liveliness of our neighborhood.  Throughout the day, there were various activities, promotions

The hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving preparations did not keep members of the community from attending the Fresh Creek Civic Association’s (FCCA) monthly meeting on Saturday afternoon, November 18th. The conference room at Jamaica Bay Library, located at 9727 Seaview Avenue, was filled to capacity,

With help from community and friends, Flatlands Reformed Church held their second Thanksgiving Community Meal on Thanksgiving Day with generous helpings of love served along with the meal at 3931 Kings Highway. “Our mission is to love God and love others, and this is an

Only a handful of residents attended the 63rd Precinct Sector D Build the Block meeting held two days before Thanksgiving, but it led to a meaningful discussion about a problem one resident had with quality of life issues at a public space across the street

Grateful community residents in and around Assembly District 59 answered a turkey call announced on Facebook early Saturday morning on November 18th for a Thanksgiving food pop-up event hosted by Assemblywoman Jaime Williams in front of her district office at 5318 Avenue N. In its

Fall Trivia         Why don’t evergreens change their colors in the fall? What is the most popular type of apple? What area of the U.S. is famous for its autumn colors? Jack-o’-lanterns were originally made out of what? Which insect migrates from the U.S. to Mexico

Members of the school community gathered at Midwood High School, located at 2839 Bedford Avenue, on Tuesday evening, November 14th, for Community District Education Council 22’s (CEC 22) monthly meeting, also streamed live to the public. Superintendent Julia Bove and Deputy Superintendent Matthew Melchiorre shared

About a year after its grand reopening, the Floridian Plaza Diner, replacing the original Floridian Diner, is still reinventing itself and evolving to continue attracting new customers to the restaurant. These efforts to retain and attract business comes largely in the form of good customer

On Saturday, November 4th, employees, community members and residents participated in the 1st Obesity Walk sponsored by One Brooklyn Health (OBH) to raise funds for bariatric patients who can’t afford expensive dietary supplements after undergoing weight loss surgery. The team at OBH Bariatric came up

Community members interested in learning about the MTA’s proposed project to build an Interborough Express (IBX) from Bay Ridge to Jackson Heights packed the room at the first of three in-person meetings at Brooklyn College, 2705 Campus Road, on Wednesday, November 8th. Governor Kathy Hochul

Few things are more moving than a community that has come together for a good cause, and in New Mill Basin, a group of women, inspired by love, have managed to raise a whopping $30,000 for the children of Israel in just one afternoon, at

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On November 1st, the Canarsie Merchants Association organized our 2nd Annual Turkey With Trimmings Giveaway, at a different location this year, right in front of Sylk Cove Lounge, a departure from our usual setup in front of Capital One. The venue change was primarily due

A dull, drizzling and gray sky was not enough to damper the spirits of colorful, costumed children as families gathered on Sunday, October 29th, in front of the Community Board 18 (CB18) office at 1097 Bergen Avenue to celebrate the Jack-O-Lantern Jamboree. Organized by the