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Marine Park Memorial Dedicated To Fallen Canarsie Firefighter

Mayor Giuliani, Fire Commissioner Thomas Von Essen, Parks Commissioner Henry Stern and City Councilman Herb Berman joined hundreds of rank and file firefighters and members of the community on Tuesday, June 26th to dedicate an area in Marine Park to More...

We’re Among First Hit By Blackout In Heat Wave

Canarsiens and East New Yorkers thought they had become one of the first casualties of a summer energy crunch when the area was hit with a blackout on the evening of Wednesday, June 27th that lasted into the next morning. More...

Teachers Riding The Picket Line

As fellow teachers walk a picket line in front of Canarsie High School, the above pedagogues prefer to do their protesting via a convertible and a big sign decrying Mayor Giuliani's latest gamboling in the face of their low pay. More...

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Circus Is Comin’ To Town

According to the legendary showman P.T. Barnum, no form of entertainment could call itself a "circus" unless performing elephants and clowns were included. When the "World More...

"New" Merchants Association Proposes ‘L’ Revitalization

Armed with a fierce love of Canarsie, a desire to return the business district of Avenue L to its former glory and a willingness to pitch in and work toward that goal, ten Avenue L merchants gathered at the office of attorney Michael Steiner at 9524 More...

Vallone, Berman Blast Delays In School Construction

City Council Speaker Peter F. Vallone, Finance, Committee Chair and Canarsie representative Herbert E. Berman and Education Committee Chair Priscilla A. More...

Arts & Entertainment

"A.I." A Relief From ‘Brain-Dead’ Movies

AP Movie Writer

What a novelty: A big-budget movie by the biggest-name director that disturbs, provokes, vexes, subverts and prompts introspection for days afterward. More...

World-Class Boxing Returns To Brooklyn Saturday

It was recently announced that world-class boxing returns to Coney Island for the first time in over fifty years. More...

Gladys Knight, Gabe Kaplan Open Free Summer Concert Series

State Senator Marty Markowitz (D-Brooklyn) last week announced that the 2001 Seaside Summer Concert Series will open with Gladys Knight next Thursday at 8:00 p.m. More...

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