Mill–Marine Courier & Canarsie Digest

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Canarsie

Neglia brawlers come out swinging

Former World Champion kickboxer and promoter, Brooklyn’s own “beast from the northeast” Louis Neglia, showcased the latest talent to come out of his martial arts academy at the latest installment of Combat at the Capitale, held at the landmark Capitale, 130 Bowery in New York City’s Lower East Side. Comment.
Canarsie

A special day for one lucky kid

He’s made of iron! Comment.
Canarsie

Gavel to Gavel

Mini Madoff in Federal Court Comment.
Letters

Letters to the Editor

Bring in the ponies! Comment.
Canarsie

Not for Nuthin’

We promised her − “You pass your Regents and all your classes and we’ll do something special − your choice.” Comment.
Canarsie

It’s only my opinion

And here, my friends, is more of “America – By the Numbers” Comment.
Canarsie

Canarsie closer to new charter school

A proposal to establish a new charter school in Canarsie is moving forward. Comment.
Canarsie

Guide to upcoming civic meetings

The following is a list of community organizations that are meeting in the near future in your area. If you have any information that can update this listing, or any comments pertaining to organizations not yet covered, call this newspaper at 718−615−2500, ext. 2529. All meeting notices are accurate as of press time, however, they are subject to change from the organization. Please contact the organization at the number provided for confirmation of date, time and location. Comment.
Canarsie

Local Councilman supports Community Choice Act

For City Councilmember Mike Nelson, the federal Community Choice Act is financially prudent, allows people more choice and is an issue with which he’s had personal experience. Comment.
Canarsie

Local congregations rededicates scrolls

Judaism’s most revered symbols – the Torah scrolls – were honored with a gala procession through Sheepshead Bay to celebrate the rededication of the holy scriptures at Congregation Beth Shalom of Kings Bay. Comment.
Canarsie

New playground at P.S. 226

Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s plan to ensure that all New Yorkers live within a 10−minute walk of a recreational space bore its first fruits when Hizzoner helped snip the ribbon on a new, $650,000 playground at Public School 226. Comment.
Canarsie

Garden party for East 34th St.

The civic−minded were delivered a gracious salute when the East 34th Street Block Association held a benefit scholarship garden party in Flatbush. Comment.
Canarsie

Cruise to the rocket’s red glare

NY Waterway Tours offers the best seats in the house — the middle of the Hudson River — aboard its 4th of July Fireworks Cruise, boarding at 6 p.m. at the Fulton Ferry Landing at the foot of Fulton Street in Brooklyn, and departing at 7 p.m. Comment.
Canarsie

Make way for the dancing of the Giglio

Slender−shouldered hipsters will soon rub elbows with sturdy−shouldered true believers at the Feast of the Giglio, an annual week−long religious celebration in Williamsburg. Comment.
Canarsie

Hometown crowd roots for beauty

Wherever Keelie Sheridan went in Albany this past weekend, she was greeted with shouts of “Brooklyn!” Comment.
Canarsie

Be an MDA vollie

Volunteers looking for a rewarding and memorable experience should consider Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camps. Volunteer counselors are needed to assist young people with muscular dystrophy and related diseases, and help them enjoy a fun−filled MDA summer camp August 16−22 in Spring Valley, NY. Comment.
Canarsie

‘Hutch’ is saluted as a real−life super cop

On any given day in the 67th Precinct on Snyder Avenue, Detective Leroy “Hutch” Hutchinson can be found in the building’s lobby, talking with visitors. Comment.
Canarsie

High note for developing P.S. 52 musicians

Budding virtuosos commanded the spotlight – and wowed the crowd – when they teamed up for a recital at Public School 52. Comment.
Canarsie

Marijuana at daycare ctr.

At the Special Moments Daycare on East 52nd Street, administrators put forth a varied curriculum that included reading, writing and, allegedly, rolling blunts. Comment.
Canarsie

A Britisher’s View

Someone please help the people from gagging on their own blood. Comment.
Canarsie

P.S. 272 offers a fresh take on ‘Annie’

Pint−sized performers at Public School 272 were also scene−stealers when they took to the stage for a homespun rendition of the Broadway charmer, “Annie, Jr.” Comment.
Canarsie

Fourth of July fireworks expected in Albany

With the State Senate aflame in controversy, Albany could be a pretty good place for a Fourth of July barbecue. Comment.
Canarsie

The ‘ayes’ have it

The spectre of out−of−scale development no longer hangs over Canarsie. Comment.
Canarsie

10 Annual 5K Run⁄Walk draws dedicated feet

A brisk trot around the neighborhood amounted to cool cash in the coffers when Good Shepherd School held its benefit run, drawing mom, dad and the kids to don their running shorts and put their best foot forward. Comment.
High School Sports

Bklyn softball: On target

Consider 2009 a Brooklyn softball renaissance. Comment.
High School Sports

Big−time titles remain elusive, but BK squads shine

Brooklyn didn’t bring home any city championships, but that doesn’t mean it was a disappointing season by any means. A year after reaching the PSAL Class A final, Madison made the semifinals with an almost completely new club. Xaverian failed to repeat as CHSAA Class A intersectional champs, but then again, nobody has done that in 33 years. The Clippers did take home another Brooklyn⁄Queens ‘A’ division title. Comment.
Canarsie

Boy Scout Night at KeySpan

The Brooklyn Cyclones welcome fans to help the troops and do their part on Boy Scout Night, July 11 starting at 6 p.m. at KeySpan Park, 1904 Surf Avenue. Comment.
Canarsie

2nd annual 4th of July Picnic

State Senator Marty Golden announced that the Second Annual Greater Bay Ridge 4th of July Picnic will be held July 4 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the field on 82nd Street and Shore Road. Comment.
Canarsie

Nick enlists parents for cool survey

It’s Brooklyn vs. Brooklyn — and there might be some slime involved. Comment.

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