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Canarsie Man Facing Gun Charge Rejects Latest Deal

The Canarsie family man facing a weapons charge for allegedly shooting a prowler he discovered in his home last December last week rejected the latest deal that would have kept him out of jail because it would still leave him with a criminal record. More...

P.S. 279 Students ‘Sock’ It To American Troops

Who would think that baby wipes, lip balm and dark socks would be among the essential goods for American troops fighting in Operation Iraqi Freedom? Well, that More...

Community Rallies For Our Troops

As a bright sun gradually reduced the chill in the air, transforming the day into a classic early Spring afternoon, it helped warm the hundreds of area residents gathered in front of the Marine Park fieldhouse for Saturday More...

Arts & Entertainment

Nicholson &Sandler Team Up In "Anger Management"

AP Movie Writer

Everything about "Anger Manage-ment More...

Asian Leopards Take Center Stage In PBS "Nature"Special

For more than a century, Yala National Park in Sri Lanka has been one of Asia More...

Hundreds Of Vehicles On Display At N.Y. Auto Show

New York is the place to be from April 18-27 as automakers transform the Javits Center into an oasis of style, innovation, power, and performance with the largest collection of new vehicles at the 2003 New York International Auto Show. More...

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Rescued POW’s Aunt Continues Prayers For Others

Last Monday, Sheila Madeam of East 58 Street, the aunt of former prisoner of war Shoshana Johnson, interrupted an interview with the Canarsie Courier. More...

Local Cops Make "Record" Grab Of Counterfeit CDs

Two cousins who own a discount store on Flatlands Avenue were arrested last week after police discovered they were allegedly selling what turned out to be a "record number" of counterfeit CDs and VHS tapes, police said. More...

Police Question Shooting Victim Who

Was Wearing Bullet Resistant Vest

A Canarsie resident, who was admitted to Brookdale Hospital last Tuesday morning with two gunshot wounds, adamantly refused to reveal why he was wearing a bullet-resistant vest at the time and was arrested the following day on gun charges, police sai More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudeBudget Crisis Could Turn Big AppleInto Applesauce

Almost one month after the concentrated bombing campaign that was the opening salvo for the war in Iraq Mayor Bloomberg announced on Tuesday the city More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

Responsibly Dealing With NYC

By now, most of you have probably seen, heard or read about the proposed City budget I presented this past Tuesday. I More...

View From the Middle

View From

The Middle
The United Nations? Tell It Like It Is: They

I really don More...

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