Members of Community District Education Council 22 (CEC 22) held their monthly meeting at P.S. 222, located at 3301 Quentin Road, on Tuesday evening, February 6th, which was also streamed live via Zoom to over 80 participants. In honor of Black History Month, the group
Bishop Robert Brennan, Bishop of Brooklyn, visited Our Lady of Trust Catholic Academy, 1696 Canarsie Road, on Tuesday, January 30th, as part of his Catholic Schools Week tour of schools throughout Brooklyn and Queens. His visit marks the 50th anniversary of National Catholic Schools Week.
City and State leaders at the forefront of addressing issues related to the migrants sheltered at Floyd Bennett Field toured the facilities with shelter officials on February 1st to further assess the situation and seek solutions amid community concerns. After receiving several complaints about migrant
The 69th Precinct Community Council held their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, January 30th, at the Hebrew Educational Society (H.E.S.), 9502 Seaview Avenue, where several awards were presented to dedicated officers and the NYC Public Advocate was the special guest speaker. On the
Board members and elected officials made it loud and clear that they did not want any part of the “City of Yes for Economic Opportunity” at the January 17th meeting of Community Board 18 (CB18). Although it was a bone-chilling, frigid night, residents came out
Thursday, January 18th 69th Precinct Sector A Build the Block Meeting Holy Family Church, 9719 Flatlands Avenue – 7 p.m. (use back entrance on Conklin Avenue) Discuss public safety concerns affecting Sector A. Canarsie Merchants Association Events Monday, January 15th 4th Annual MLK
On Saturday, January 6th, there was an amazing holiday celebration at P.S. 276, under Principal Jennifer Troman’s leadership, which was hosted by the Newton Foundation and the Brooklyn Jefferson Lions Club, in collaboration with Assemblywoman Jaime Williams, State Senator Roxanne Persaud, Shorefront Toys for Tots
A large crowd of upset residents gathered at the 63rd Precinct Community Council’s first meeting of the year at 1097 Bergen Avenue on Wednesday, January 3rd, to air their grievances and fears concerning the behavior and alleged illegal activities occurring near area homes and businesses
In the vibrant ambiance of rhythmic music, dazzling lights and dance choreography, Haitians gathered on December 31st, at the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn, to celebrate their independence. The occasion marked 220 years since Haiti’s triumph in the battle for freedom against the French regime,
CONGRATULATIONS go out to Christina Macdonald and Colin Macdonald on the birth of their daughter EVELYN MARIE. The 8 pounds of pure joy arrived just in time to ring in the New Year. She has already filled our hearts with immeasurable love and hope for
Bull’s Eye Sports Pub held their Annual Christmas Party and Comedy Show on Friday, December 15th, where donations, including cash and toys, were collected for the USMC Toys for Tots program. Once again, the show was dedicated to comedian Otto Peterson whose groundbreaking ventriloquism act, along with
Laughter, caroling and Christmas cheer filled the air at the John Malone Community Center, 2331 Bergen Avenue, on Tuesday, December 19th. That’s because it was Millennium Development’s annual tree lighting. A group of elementary school children from Bergen Beach’s P.S. 312 and Mill Basin’s P.S.
As the year comes to an end, residents, activists, elected officials, community leaders and many more prominent citizens gathered on Sunday evening, December 17th, for the Annual “Unity in Action” Holiday Celebration to honor those who serve their community and recognize the community’s diversity and
On any given day, Monday through Friday, the Golden Age Adult Daycare Center, 9305 Avenue L, is bustling with activity. Their members arrive early and enjoy a hearty breakfast before engaging in the projects planned for the day. An activity might be as simple as
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