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Fidler, Local Dems Collect Lotsa Toys For Needy Kids

The 41st A.D. Democrats Club and City Councilman Lew Fidler astounded even themselves last week when they more than tripled the amount of toys they collected at their recent annual toy drive. More...

Answers From The Teacher

Darra Wheeler Happ

My third grade daughter is behind one whole grade level in reading. What can I do at home to catch her up? What are some ways to help her gain the skills she needs? More...

2004 New York City Parking Rules

The following is the list when the New York City Department of Transportation is scheduled to suspend alternate-side-of-the-street parking regulations in 2004. More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

U.N. Secretary-General To Vacation In Trinidad and Tobago; Powell In The Bahamas

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) _ U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan will vacation in Trinidad and Tobago over the holidays and U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell will take some time off in the Bahamas, officials said. More...

Letters/Opinion

All In The Family

As the granddaughter of the former publishers, the late Mae and Bob Samitz, I want to commend you on your continuation of the excellent publication, the Canarsie Courier. More...

What’s Your Opinion?

Responses compiled and photographed by Bill O

QUESTION: What Resolutions do you think you More...

Religion

Canarsie Community

Reformed Church

We are located at 1155 East 93rd Street (near Conklin Ave.). Our phone is 718-649-3759. Our pastor is Rev. Felix A. Busby. More...

Plymouth

Congregational Church

The members of Plymouth Congregational 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. More...

St. Laurence

Catholic Church

Celebration of the Eucharist (Mass). Saturday Vigil Mass 5:00 PM. Sunday 9:00 AM & 12:00 PM. 10:30 AM (Spanish). More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sweet & Savory Holiday Entertaining

Rolled Pork Loin With California Raisins and Herbs dresses up any holiday buffet, served with your favorite raisin-filled baked apples More...

"Cold Mountain" Is A ‘Grand, Handsome’ Film

AP Entertainment Writer
"Cold Mountain

It might sound crass to mention a reality show in the same breath as this, perhaps the Most Important Film in a crowded season of Very Important Films. More...

ANDY ROONEY

©2003 Tribune Media Services, Inc. More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION

WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

My husband an I have done a lot of traveling since we retired and wanted to know if the friendly skies of the USA More...

Canarsie Teenager Dies While Playing Basketball

A Canarsie teenager who had a passion for basketball collapsed and died Sunday while playing his beloved sport at a school in Staten Island, police said. More...

Mill Basin Library To Close For Handicap Upgrade

The Mill Basin branch of the Brooklyn Public Library will close for at least ten months beginning Monday, January 5 and undergo extensive improvements, including upgrades for handicapped accessibility. More...

Holiday Tree Recycling Begins This Weekend

Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Department of Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe, and Department of Sanitation Commiss-ioner John Doherty this week announced the city More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

Business Analysis Group Says 2004 Will Be An Economic Winner

Revising its previously-released year-end economic forecast sharply upward, The Conference Board has projected that real GDP growth will hit 5.7% next year, making 2004 the best year economically in the last 20 years. More...

State Home Sales Slowing Down

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York decreased in November compared to October 2003 and Novem-ber 2002, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS(r). More...

How We Give To Charities Makes A Difference

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift

How we give makes a difference, especially from a tax point of view. If you pay income taxes, giving cash doesn More...

Community Guide

United Canarsie South Civic Meeting Set

The next meeting of the United Canarsie South Civic Association will take place on Tuesday, January 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the HES building, East 95 Street and Seaview Avenue. More...

School Community Forums Scheduled

The Region 6 school district will host three community forums in the near future regarding the goals and development of new, smaller high schools. More...

Mill Basin Facility To Host Blood Drive

Sunrise Assisted Living at Mill Basin will host a blood drive on Thursday, January 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. staffed by Brooklyn/Staten Island Blood Services. For further information, call (718) 444-2600. More...

Neighborhood News

Photo

Merry 2nd Christmas to my shining star More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

New Year: An Opportunity To Try To Quit Smoking

As cigarette smokers prepare for a New Year More...

Even Moderate Alcohol Use

May Cause Brain Damage

Consuming even low to moderate amounts of alcohol may be linked to decreased brain size in middle-aged adults, according to a recent study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudeWindshield Flyers Could Be Gone

Windshield flyers, bah-humbug! Those annoying 8"x11" handbills drivers occasionally find under car windshield wipers promoting some local merchant are absolutely one of life More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

Making Sure Our
Schools Are Safe

Our public schools are for learning-and if some students don More...

View From the Middle

View From

The Middle2003 - The Year In Review

Sure, we More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Irresistible

I More...

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