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Social Security

Steve Beck
Work History Is What Counts For Your Benefits

Whenever I talk before groups of affected by this than men? Well, it More...

Easter Bunny Is Hopping Happy

The Easter Bunny hopped over to Fillmore Real Estate More...

Boro President Celebrates Easter

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz attended Easter-themed events throughout the borough last Saturday. More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Meetings
Community Board 18 Meeting Wednesday

The next regularly scheduled meeting of Community Board 18 will take place on Wednesday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. More...

Religion

Obituaries

Matthews, Hubert, age 78, died April 1, 2004. Deceased is buried at Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Andrew Sorrentino Funeral Service, 2203 Avenue Z, (718)951-9650. 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...

Mary Queen

Of Heaven Church

Novena In Honor of The Divine Mercy: A novena in honor of The Divine Mercy will be held Thursday - April 15th, Friday - April 16th, and Saturday - April 17th after the morning Mass and on Divine Mercy Sunday - April 18th at all Masses. More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

AHA Questions Paramedic Emergency CPR Procedures

Researchers have identified a factor that may improve cardiac arrest survival rates according to a first-fof-its-kind study of paramedic responses reported in recent rapid access issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

MS Walk Set For April 17, 18

The New York City Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold its 2004 MS Walk on Staten Island on Saturday, April 17 and in Manhattan on Sunday, April 18. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Super Spinach

Enjoy a new twist on a classic Italian dish – Quick-to-the-Finish Spinach Lasagna More...

Ask BETTY

Dear Betty,

I More...

‘The Alamo’: A History Lesson That Delivers The Goods

Remember the Alamo? Recall anything more than the war cry it inspired, "Remember the Alamo," and the fact that it More...

Horoscope

By Charles Cooper (c) 2004 DBR Media, Inc.

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Tread carefully this week at work. Office politics are at work, and you need to stay out of it. Later in the week, you receive good news from a friend. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Wooden Trains Preceded Trolleys To The Shore

John Denton

Around the days before the First World War, Canarsie had the B.M.T. Trains of the old wooden type running direct to Canarsie Shore Station which was just a little this side of Steamboat Creek. More...

MURDER/SUICIDE

IN BREUKELEN APT. More...

Low Manpower Responsible For

Long Lines At Post Office: Official

The virtue of patience is tested daily at the Canarsie Branch Post Office, as scores of local residents murmur under their breath while waiting on lines that are getting longer and longer by the day. More...

IS 211 Students Inducted Into Prestigious Honor Societies

The "best of the best" is the favorite phrase of John Wilson Inter-mediate School 211 principal, Iris Crystal when describing the students recently installed as members of the school More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

Taking A Closer Look At Deflation

Most people alive today worry about inflation, not deflation. Why? Because deflation hasn More...

Governor Unveils $19.5 Million ‘NY Smart’ Initiative Program

Full Story

Building A Better Credit Record

You see them all the time - ads claiming to remove negative credit information for a fee. Don More...

Letters/Opinion

No Excuse For Bloodshed

Full Story

What’s Your Opinion?

QUESTION: "Vito Corleone," of "The Godfather," was just selected the Greatest Movie Character of All Time. Do you agree? Who is your most memorable all-time movie character? More...

Neighborhood News

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Happy Birthday to our Dear Grandson Brian J. who will be 9 yrs on April 15. Have fun at your party. God Bless you & watch over you. Love Grandma, Grandpa, Peter, T.T. + Tony G. More...

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Brian, Happy 9th Birthday. April 15 is your big day so have a fun birthday and enjoy your party. We love you. God Bless. Love, Mom, Dad, Anthony. xoxoxoxo More...

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Happy Birthday wishes to Alex on Saturday, April 17. Have a great day. The staff at the Canarsie Courier. More...

Travel

New York State: The Heart Of The Sporting World

Spring is here. The birds are sing-ing, the trees are blooming and the "long-ball" is flying here in New York State! More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

Attitude
Iraq, One Year Later: Mission Botched, Not Accomplished

Almost one year after President Bush stood on the deck of an aircraft carrier moored off the coast of California and triumphantly boasted, "Mission accomplished," and major U.S. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

The following letter was sent to State Senator Joseph L. Bruno and State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on March 18. More...

View From the Middle

View From

The Middle

While the MTA was lamenting a drop in subway ridership by some four percent and, at the same time, heralding a hefty rise in revenue, word came last week that the L train More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION

WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

I just turned 54 and, and work for a small company that provides a terrible health insurance plan with sky-high deductibles. More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Rocking The Boat

I work in a factory, and we have supervisors who play favorites. They have about six girls who can do no wrong, and they have easier jobs than the rest of us. These girls go out after work to bars, and that is why they are in with the supervisors. More...

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