February 5, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Boro President Welcomes Black History Month

Borough President Marty Markowitiz this week made the following statement with the onset of Black History month:

"This month we proudly celebrate Black History Month and honor the many outstanding accomplishments of our heroes of African descent. More...

Other News

Brooklyn-Queens Bishop Visits Canarsie

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Roman Catholic leader of the huge Brooklyn-Queens Diocese has been in that high office for slightly more than four months. Having been appointed to succeed Bishop Thomas V. More...

Now Playing — The Water Main Break

Fire Department units from Canarsie More...

A Lot Of Tail-Wagging As Lost Pet And Owner Are Reunited

Thanks to a caring Canarsien who takes in stray animals now and then, and thanks to the fact that the Canarsie Courier has always had a big, big heart when it comes to connecting lost pets to their owners, happiness and a lot of tail-wagging reigned More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

question: Do you think it was fair for the police commissioner to call the incident in which a police officer fatally shot an unarmed Brooklyn teen "unjustified" before a complete investigation had taken place? More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

Low Vision Awareness: Time To Consider An Exam

Recognition of Low Vision Awareness Month during February, Lighthouse International urges adults to consider going for a low vision examination. More...

Views On

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

Arts & Entertainment

Soul Satisfying Meals

In large resealable plastic bag, combine 1/4 cup Caribbean Jerk Marinade, 1 cup pineapple juice and pork tenderloin; seal bag. Marinate in refrigerator 3 hours or overnight. More...

Setting For ‘The Big Bounce’ Seems Out Of Place

AP Entertainment Writer

Owen Wilson usually makes any movie better, simply by showing up and being Owen Wilson. More...

Billboard

Hot 100: Top 10  

The following are weekly charts for the nation More...

View From the Middle

View From

The MiddleCatch That Reading Bug Before The Third Grade

As much as I don More...

President’s Budget: Wrong for Working Families

For millions of hard working Americans, the work-day starts earlier, lasts longer, and is more stressful than ever before. But even as Americans are struggling to achieve financial security, the President More...

College Textbooks ‘A Rip Off,’ Says Report

New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) released a report last week documenting that college students are being taken advantage of by textbook publishers. More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

How To Teach Children About Money

A previous column on the subject of teaching children about money generated some interesting feedback. One person inquired, "Does it work for your children? More...

BBB Announces 2003 ‘Top Ten’ Complaints List

The Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York last week an-nual Top Ten, a listing of industries with the most inquiries and complaints for 2003. More...

How To Buy A Home With

A Low Down Payment

If you are trying to achieve the American dream of buying your own home, help is available. More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

Caribbean Leaders, Aristide Agree On Several Reforms in Haiti

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Meetings
United Canarsie South Civic

The United Canarsie South Civic Association, which covers the area west of Rockaway Parkway and south of Seaview Avenue, will hold its next general membership meeting on Tuesday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Religion

Christian Church

We are located at 606 East 89th Street. More...

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...

South Road Tabernacle To

Honor Bishop Sarah Johnson

The Pastor Aide Committee of South Road Tabernacle Church will honor Bishop Sarah Johnson, who is celebrating her 66th birthday and 50 years of dedicated service to the Gospel, on Saturday, February 28. More...

Travel

Winter Festival Celebrates Snowmobiling

Vintage snowmobiles take center stage in February and March to celebrate the heritage of vintage snowmobiling as part of the official 2003 I LOVE NY® Winter Festival, "Tours and Trails of Tug Hill. More...

Travel Insurance Offers Peace Of Mind On The Road

(NUI) - Your bags are packed but are you really ready to go? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudeHalftime Was Not More Titillating Than Super Bowl XXXVIII

The Big Game is over and what a game it was! When all is said and ranked, sports historians could rate Super XXXVIII in the top five (at least the top ten) games of all time. More...

From The Mayor...

Guest Column—

Frank Seddio
Despite Challenges, Assembly Perseveres

Despite the challenges our state faces, the Assembly is pushing forward. Last year, in the absence of the governor More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Myth And Reality

I am at a complete loss about what to do with my mother-in-law to be. In a nutshell, she More...

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