March 6, 2003 RSS feed / Other News

P.S. 233 Seeking Gifted Students

Public School 233 is seeking qualified students for its in-house gifted program, Stimulating Outstanding Achievement through Reading, for the 2003-4 school year. More...

Youth Officer Tells PTA: "Love, Respect" Can Keep Child From Gang Life

Police Officer Jim Johnson. youth officer for the 69 Precinct, last week talked to parents and PTA members, as well as youngsters, at Our Lady of Miracles School. Maury Lefkowitz More...

Pataki Asks For Enactment

Of "Video Voyeurism" Law

Governor George E. Pataki last week reiterated his call for the enactment of "video voyeurism" legislation he first introduced last June. The Governor More...

Sanitation Dept. Thawed To Snow In Blizzard Of ‘03

Commissioner of Sanitation

New York City recently survived its fourth worst snowstorm in recorded history. The "monster storm," as some newspapers characterized it, punished the city for 33 straight hours, starting on February 16 at 3:30 p.m. More...

Clinton, Weiner, Other Pols Call For More Funds For Rape Case Backlog

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY) along with fellow Democratic senators Joe Biden (DE) and Maria Cantwell (WA), representatives Anthony Weiner (D-NY). More...

Kruger Lawsuit Backed By Education Task Force Report

A recently released legislative task force report maintains that community school districts and superintendents must continue to figure largely in the governance of the New York City public school system, lending strong support to a recent lawsuit fi More...

Disabled Vets May Get Better Benefits With New Legislation

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton last week announced that she had joined Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and others in sponsoring new legislation to provide fair retirement benefits to all America More...

Mayor Bloomberg Scheduled To Speak At FUBA Meeting Tonight

Mayor Michael Bloomberg More...

Drug Possession Suspect Gets Another

Charge From Anti-Crime Cops: Bribery

A man arrested last Friday on a drug possession charge may have another charge to go along with it, according to two 69 Precinct police officers More...

Public School Safety Discussed At Council Committee Hearing

The City Council Committee on Public Safety, chaired by Council Member Peter Vallone, Jr., and the Committee on Education, chaired by Council Member Eva Moskowitz, held a joint hearing last week that focused on recent incidents of violence in city sc More...

Mets To Hold Final Spring Practice At KeySpan Park In Coney Island

The New York Mets will hold their final pre-season workout at KeySpan Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones in Coney Island, on March 30 at 1 p.m., just 24 hours before the 2003 home opener at Shea Stadium against the Chicago Cubs. More...

Fidler’s Youth Sports Conduct Bill Signed Into Law

Mayor Bloomberg signed into law last week legislation requiring the posting of a code of conduct for youth sports events citywide. More...

Seddio Wants Pre-K Made

An Education Guarantee

Assemblymember Frank Seddio introduced an amendment to the state constitution that would make pre-kindergarten and kindergarten a permanent part of New York More...

Donor Urgently Needed For Nation’s Continuing Blood Shortage

New York and the nation continue to face blood supply shortages. Sixty-percent (60%) of the independent community-based blood centers have less than a two-day supply of blood, according to officials from the New York Blood Center. More...

‘Patriot Plan’ Will Safeguard Benefits For NY State’s GIs

Governor George Pataki this week joined As-sembly Republican Leader Charles H. Nesbitt, members of the Assembly Republican Confer-ence, Major General Thomas P. More...

Library Volunteers Needed

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is seeking volunteers, from teens to seniors, at its Central Library, Business Library, and all its branch libraries. More...

Copyright© 2000 - 2014
Canarsie Courier Publications, Inc.
All Rights Reserved