November 20, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Police Honored On Family And Medal Day

In an award ceremony last Saturday at the Midget Squadron Yacht Club, 129 officers of the 69th Precinct were honored by the NYPD. More...

Other News

Plaque Marks Site Of First Canarsie Post Office

A score of history buffs and just-plain-interested individuals were on hand last week at Price Fashions when a plaque was installed at its 1412 Rockaway Parkway location designating it a local landmark. More...

Fire Marshals Investigating Blaze On East 98 Street

A fire last week in a house at 1446 East 98 Street, near Avenue M was determined suspicious and is currently being investigated by fire marshals, according to FDNY authorities. More...

Positive Vibes From Civic Group’s 11th Anniversary Meeting

Local politicians, including Assemblyman Frank Seddio, City Councilman Lew Fidler, Community Board 18 district manager Dorothy Turano and Community Board 5 Chairman Earl Williams, were present at the South Canarsie Civic Association More...

Religion

Holy Family Church

Novena to the Divine Mercy will be held here at Holy Family Church every 3rd Friday of the month for nine months beginning at 7:30PM in the church. Come and pray to the Divine Mercy for the healing of our priests. Next Novena will be November 21st. More...

Plymouth Congregational Church

The members of Plymouth Congre-gational Church proudly invite you to worship and fellowship with us. We are located at 1223 E. 96th Street, between Ave J & Flatlands Ave. 718-649-5962. Fax# 718-649-3702. More...

Canarsie Full

Gospel Chapel

Our schedule of services is as follows: Worship Service, Sunday 10:45 a.m and 7:00 p.m. Sunday School, Sunday 9:45 a.m. More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

Nutrition Notes

American Institute for
Cancer Research
Be Aware Of Family Cancer PatternsAmerican Institute for Cancer Research

People with a family history of cancer face a higher risk of developing cancer themselves. That More...

Views On

Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. More...

Travel

CANOA QUEBRADA: A Ruby Among Brazil’s Seaside Jewels

Associated Press Writer

CANOA QUEBRADA, Brazil (AP) More...

Snowbirds: Precautions Prevent Medication Errors When Traveling During Winter

(NAPSI)-Each year, millions of "snow-birds" -seniors and baby boomers who travel to warmer regions during the cold winter months-pack up to head off for the winter. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

Bright Lights, Big City

All over town this fall, it More...

Little Old Canarsie

Prohibition Made A Lot Of People Here Rich

John Denton

When prohibition law took effect in 1919 until it was abolished in 1933, the bootlegging business across America, including home brewed beer and bathtub gin, boomed. More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

The Road Not Taken

My husband cheated on me for maybe five years, and yes, I really had no idea. The person he cheated with is a policewoman on his job. She is married and her husband is a cop, too. More...

Police Nab Pair

In Machete Spree

Police from the 63rd Precinct last week arrested two suspects who, they said, went on a "wild" robbery spree, pouncing on at least 10 separate victims and threatening them with a bat and a machete. More...

Bergen Beach Community Center Named For Youth Advocate

Hundreds of guests, including local elected officials and other guests, attended a ceremony at a Bergen Beach community center last week as it was renamed for a former community resident and activist. More...

Special Sections

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

Caribbean Leaders To Meet Powell To Discuss Deportees, Blair On Economic Issues; Caribbean
Court Delayed

CASTRIES, St. Lucia (AP) More...

Community Guide

Interfaith Brotherhood Service Monday

The Canarsie Lions Club will sponsor the 22nd annual Brotherhood Service on Monday, November 24 at 8 p.m. at Temple Emanuel, 1880 Rockaway Parkway (near Avenue M). More...

69th Precinct Community Council Meeting

The next meeting of the 69th Precinct Community Council will take place on Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m. at the Hebrew Educational Society, East 95 Street and Seaview Avenue. For information, call (718) 257-6205. More...

Sunday Concert

The fifth free recital in the "Music From Good Shepherd" series at Good Shepherd Church, Avenue S and Brown Street in Marine Park, features organist Michael Kaminsky playing works by Bach, Mendelssohn, Franck, Saint-Saens and Vierne on Sund More...

Letters/Opinion

Crusade Against Drivers Who Kill

Full Story

What’s Your Opinion?

Responses compiled and photographed by Bill O

Question: What do you think of the fact that New York State has increased parking fines in the city by $10 More...

Women's

Chris Evert Encourages Women to Beat Osteoporosis

(NAPSI)-More than 10 million women in the United States are suffering from osteoporosis. Even though it is preventable, 50 percent of American women are at risk of developing the debilitating bone disease in their lifetime. More...

Timely Tips

by Kate Worth(c) 2003 DBR Media, Inc. More...

A Tribute To "Rosie The Riveter"

(NAPSI)-A celebrated group of women who were indelibly etched in American lore have been honored by Ford Motor Company. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Semi-Holidays For The Holidays

Start a new holiday tradition this year More...

Potato-Chorizo Tacos With Avocado Salsa

Adapted from Chef Rick Bayless, Frontera Grill, Chicago

The taco is a favorite Mexican comfort food. The filling in this version features versatile potatoes along with spicy chorizo sausage. A winning combination! More...

SNL Alum Brings ‘Boundless Enthusiasm’ To Holiday Movie

AP Entertainment Writer

Buddy the Elf, a thirtysomething man who More...

View From the Middle

View From

The MiddleKennedy Was Indeed Taken From Us Too Soon

It More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION

WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

My 84-year-old mother is about to come home from a nursing home where she has been recovering from a broken hip. It happened when she fell in her kitchen last winter. More...

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