January 15, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

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Students Show They’re All They Can ‘Bee’ In Spelling Competition

Two intermediate and two elementary school students have earned the privilege of representing Region 6 (formerly Community School districts 18, 19 and 22) in the approaching citywide spelling bee, following last week More...

Courier Office Closed

Martin Luther King Day, January 19

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Monday, January 19, Martin Luther King Day. It will reopen at 9 a.m., Tuesday, January 20. More...

Answers From The Teacher

Darra Wheeler Happ

My sixth-grade daughter More...

Community Guide

Community Board 18 Meets Wednesday

The next meeting of Community Board 18 will take place on Wednesday, January 21 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. For further information, call (718) 241-0422. 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...

Coast Guard Aux. Boating Class For Teens

The Canarsie Adolescent Recreational Program has announced they are sponsoring U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Boating Safety Classes beginning February 2. More...

Neighborhood News

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Happy Birthday to my wife Florence. Another day, another Birthday. I love you more & more each day that passes. Have a beautiful day. With all my love, Hyman More...

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Happy Birthday to a little lady. Happy Birthday to Dana Marie Rogers of Old Bridge, N. J. who celebrates the happy event today, January 15th. Best wishes and love, love, love from us Brooklyn people! More...

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BEST WISHES for a great day to Lennox Clarke, of our Production Department, who will celebrate his birthday on Monday, January 19th. From your co-workers at The Canarsie Courier More...

Travel

Cayman Brac: A Diver’s Paradise In The Caribbean

Associated Press Writer

CAYMAN BRAC, Cayman Islands (AP) More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudePete Rose

The recent acknowledgment by Pete Rose that he wagered on baseball while managing in the major leagues was, to say the least, a decade late and, for the most part, hardly remorseful. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Our Original Firehouse Became A Movie Theater

John Denton

About the time from 1894 when Canarsie Village was no longer a part of the town Flatlands and became a part of the city of Brooklyn and then into N.Y. More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Conspiracy of Silence

I More...

THIEVES NET $400G IN

JEWELRY STORE HEIST

Detectives from Canarsie More...

Violent SSHS Student To Be Transferred After Suspension

Neil S. Friedman
and Associated Press

Eight students, including one at South Shore High School, charged with assaulting security guards, were arrested last week on the first day of Mayor Michael Bloomberg More...

Canarsie-Based Businessman Jailed In Federal Tax Scam

A Canarsie-based business owner, charged last fall with five counts of tax evasion and bootlegging diesel fuel by the Internal Revenue Service, began serving 65-months in a federal prison after he was sentenced by an Eastern District Court judge last More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

2003 Holiday Bills Add To

Financial Burdens In 2004

As many Americans are developing plans to lose holiday weight gained from Christmas cookies, eggnog and New Year More...

Employment Expert Offers Checklist For Shrewd Hiring

As many firms keep a watchful eye on the employment market and plan to carefully add staff, they face a tough question: Who will, be the first person hired? More...

A Leveraged Plan Can Create Rosy Future

How would you like to start off the New Year with a resolution that says, "At retirement, I want the same in-come I had when I was working." You can do it. More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

New York Mayor Arrives In Jamaica For One-Day Visit

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) More...

Religion

Novena to St. Clare

Ask St. Claire for three favors. One business, 2 impossible. Say nine Hail Mary More...

Prayer to The Blessed Virgin

(Never known to fail). Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt.. Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Immaculate Virgin assist me in this necessity. 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...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

Why Are Older, Minority And Lower Income Women Still Dying From Cervical Cancer?

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Cervical cancer, also known as cancer of the cervix, is one of the most common causes of cancer worldwide. More...

Views On

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

View From the Middle

View From

The Middle
The "Slap On The Wrist" Won

It was unfortunate that we had to headline our last week More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR

QUESTION WE FIND
THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

If my wife buys one more toy, trinket or stuffed animal for our only granddaughter their family will have to move into a bigger house. What I would like to do with this so called stuffed animal fund, is to turn it into a college savings fund. More...

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