August 28, 2003 RSS feed / Other News

Man, 22, Shot Outside Glenwood Housing Project

Police from the 69th Precinct are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday night outside the Glenwood Houses complex during which a resident of Queens who was visiting a friend in the project was shot once in the leg. More...

No Sanit Collections Labor Day

The Department of Sanitation will make no collections or clean streets on September 1, Labor Day. Residents who receive Monday garbage collection should instead place refuse out Monday evening, after 5 P.M. More...

U.S. Decision To Reduce Military Aid To Caribbean Countries Could Handicap War On Drugs, Critics Say

Associated Press Writer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) More...

There’s Tax-Free Shopping Now Through Labor Day

Governor George Pataki this week urged New Yorkers to take advantage of the clothing sales tax free week on clothing and footwear purchases less than $110 per item. More...

Guest Column

Assemblyman Frank Seddio

As the saying goes, a job well done is its own reward. But across New York More...

State To Issue Custom License Plates Fundraising Efforts To Fight Drugs, Aid MS Research

Governor George E. Pataki has signed into law two bill to establish new custom license plates More...

Tall Tiger Tales At The Zoo

During Labor Day Weekend

Learn all about tigers during Tiger Tales and Myths Weekend at the Bronx Zoo Labor Day Weekend, August 30 More...

Navy Petty Officer Is Ops Specialist

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Aron A. Kiperman, son of Rozaliya and Simone Kiperman of Brooklyn recently graduated from Operations Special-ist School. More...

More Hot Weather Advice For

Seniors From Dept. For Aging

When temperatures rise into the 90 More...

Social Security

Steven Beck
Social Security Manager, Canarsie
Social Security Celebrates Its 68th Birthday This Month

In August, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. More...

South Shore High School Grad Finishes Navy Basic Training

Navy Seaman Recruit Nathaniel J. Miles, son of Joy Scott and Nathaniel Miles of Brooklyn, recently completed U. S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Immigrants in Calif. Recall Election Could Galvanize Others

Associated Press Writer

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) More...

Police Arrest Man Wanted In June 11 Robbery And Assault

Police last week picked up an 18-year-old man who was wanted in connection with an armed robbery near the Breukelen Houses project last June during which a victim was assaulted. More...

Courier Office Closed Labor Day, September 1

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m., Tuesday, September 2. More...

Family Health Fair Offered Much More Than Healthy Advice

Scores of community residents attended Sunday More...

Kings County DA Hynes Speaks At Informed Voices Meeting

Charles Hynes, the District Attorney for Kings County, was the featured guest speaker at the recent meeting of the Informed Voices Civic Association held at the St. More...

Start Of School Year Should Be Time for Vaccination Update: DOH

With the start of the school year approaching, the New York City De-partment of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has reminded parents to get their children vaccinated and to ensure vaccinations are up to date. More...

Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon Will Go

For Another Record This Weekend

WHO: Jerry Lewis, MDA national chairman, along with hundreds of en-tertainers and celebrities, joined by thousands of business and civic leaders and 250,000 volunteers nationwide. More...

69th Pct. Baseball League Regular Season Is Over

Last week the regular season ended for the 69th Precinct Community Coun-cil Baseball League. More...

Clinton Asks Bush For Emergency Blackout Relief For NY

A week after the massive blackout, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton called on President Bush to give New York the necessary emergency designation to ensure and accelerate the availability of needed Federal dollars. More...

Here’s Help When Your Shopping For

That Ever-More-Popular Cell Phone

If you want to go cellular, shopping for a phone and service can be confusing. Before you shop, figure out how you plan to use your cell phone. Will you use it like your home phone, with many calls throughout the day and night? More...

Antiques & Collectibles

Q & A

Q: In reference to all the corporate scams, schemes, and scoundrels stuffing their pockets with other people More...

Consumer Guide Helps You Decide On Senior Care Options

A free guide that helps consumers learn more about continuing care options, such as nursing homes, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities, is now available from the New York Association of Homes & Services for the Aging. More...

Associated Press Potpourri

Compiled by Neil S. Friedman from AP Newsfinders.com
Honeymoon Delayed

MADISON, SD More...

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