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City Seeking Loving Homes For Rescued Dogs

Pit bull. Just the words can send shivers down the spine of the average person. However, the public More...

Other News

Borough President Lights Official Hanukkah Menorah

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz lit the Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht Menorah, the largest menorah in Brooklyn at sunset on Monday. The ceremony, which marks the inauguration of the borough More...

Mayor Hosts Annual Hanukkah Menorah Lighting In Manhattan

Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently hosted New York City More...

Police Nab Teenage Suspect In Attack On 85-Year-Old Woman

Sixteen-year-old Dennis Lugo, who lives in the BayView Houses project, didn More...

Community Guide

JASA Seniors Meet At Temple Emanu-el

Come join in on the fun at Temple Emanu-el of Canarsie, 1880 Rockaway Parkway, where JASA Senior Center members meet daily. Join them for a hot lunch made in their kitchen and take part in a game of Bingo, cards and other fun activities. More...

Adult Workshops At HES

The Hebrew Educational Society, East 95 Street and Seaview Avenue, has workshops on Makeup Application, Belly Dancing for Women, Conversational Spanish, Pasta Workshop and more. For further information, call Sarit at (718)241-3000, ext. 31. More...

Abe Stark Senior Center

Sponsored by Millennium Development, the Abe Stark Senior Center, 103-15 Farragut Road, offers a nutritious breakfast & lunch program plus daily activities, including beginning computer time, billiards, bingo and more. More...

Neighborhood News

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Happy 17th Birthday to our nephew John who will be celebrating his special day on Dec-ember 26, 2003. You More...

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Happy Birthday to Poo-Puty on December 18, 2003. To our loving granddaughter on her 2nd birthday. We love you and enjoy your love and sweetness. Love Mama and Papa and Cousin Enina. More...

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Happy 2nd Birthday Leilani Washington. L-Love you always, E-Endearing, I-Ingenious, L-Lovable, A-Astonishing, N-Near to our hearts, I-Incredible. Love always Papa and Mama More...

Arts & Entertainment

Merry & Bright... Holiday Treats

Snowball Cookies More...

"Return Of The King" Ends "Lord Of the Rings" Trilogy

AP Movie Writer

With "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," Peter Jackson delivers a decent ending to his fantasy trilogy More...

Cronkite Marks 20th Year For PBS New Year Gala

Maestro Riccardo Muti leads the Vienna Philharmonic in a bubbling program of Strauss waltzes, polkas and galops as Walter Cronkite (above) returns to the Austrian capital to celebrate his 20th season hosting the orchestra More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION

WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

I am a healthy 64-years-old who wants to know and if when I have to actually signup for Medicare or is it automatically done for me? Since my husband died last year, I don More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Christmas Wish

My sister is a woman now beginning her thirties. She has had few friends and her boyfriends have never been good for her. Now she has finally found a man who adores her. More...

Woman Pistol-Whipped, Robbed Of $1M Cash And Jewelry, She Says

A woman who had been selling jewelry to local nursing homes and other adult facilities around the borough for years was pistol-whipped and robbed as she left one of the facilities in Canarsie last Thursday night, police said. More...

Christmas Was A World Of Wonders In Canarsie, Circa 18855By Emma R. Matthews

Unofficial Canarsie Historian
(Reprinted from December 19, 1963 Canarsie Courier)

Soon another Christmas will be bringing to Canarsiens the message of joy and peace to mankind. As the holiday season draws near, my memory goes back over the years more than three quarters of a century-to an earlier and simpler time. More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

Hiring Outlook "Better" For Early

In Year, Says Manpower Survey

New York City area employers expect to hire at a moderate pace during the first quarter of 2004, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. More...

Small Biz Agency Working On Ownership Avenues For Disabled

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Hector V. Barreto and Labor Secretary Elaine L. More...

State Economy Outpacing That Of

The Rest Of The Nation: Economist

New employment data from the Department of Labor shows that New York State More...

Letters/Opinion

Spreading The Wealth!

To: Owner of Canarsie Courier
Re: Mega Ticket # 19214-566-053435167-12889

Per the above reference, the possibility of winning to some would be impossible with the tremendous odds against this. More...

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Do you remember how old you were when you stopped believing in Santa Claus More...

Religion

Our Lady of Miracles Church

Our schedule of masses are: Saturday, 5:30PM. Sunday 8:30 AM (English). 9:45AM (English & Italian) 11:00 AM (English). 12:30PM (French & Creole)). More...

Mary Queen Of

Heaven Church

Your Advent Offering Folder may be placed in the collection basket or left at the rectory. All money collected will be distributed to brighten the Christmas of needy families in our parish. Your generosity is appreciated. 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...

For Smokers Air Pollution Is A Drag On The Heart

Short-term rises in air pollution might trigger heart attacks especially among smokers - according to a study presented at the American Heart Associa-tion More...

Parents Can Play Major Role

In Managing Children

Although progress has been made in understanding pain in infants and children, these youngest patients do not always receive the pain control they need, according to an article in a special pain management issue of the Journal of the American Medical More...

View From the Middle

View From

The MiddleHappy Holidays In A Season Full Of Contradictions

The holiday season has always been a series of contradictions. On the one hand, as you grow older, you have the memories of seasons past More...

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