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It’s A Fiesta As P.S. 115 Celebrates Cinco De Mayo

Hundreds of students took part in a Cinco de Mayo celebration last week as the P.S. 115 schoolyard was transformed into a Mexican carnival, complete with traditional foods and activities. More...

Pier Recreational Area Renovations Are On Tap

A Gateway National Recreation Area park ranger gave a lecture about Canarsie Pier last Saturday and announced that renovations to the adjacent picnic and playground sites will get an extensive makeover. More...

Canarsie Mom Follows Her Muse To The Stage

Sarah Giller (above), a Canarsie resident for almost twenty years, is winning the hearts of audiences at a local theater as More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Board 18 Meeting The next regularly scheduled meeting of Community Board 18 will be held on Wednesday, May 18 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. For information, call (718) 241-0422. More...

Medical

Sealants Recommended By Most Dentists

Views On Dental Health Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. More...

Heart Association Urging Women To Take Part In Physical Activity Programs

Between juggling work, family and other demands, many busy women find it hard to make healthy habits part of their daily routines More...

Facts About Your Meds

Feeling a cold coming on and hoping some medicine will help you feel better? With so many different medications available on the shelves of your local supermarket or drugstore, you may feel overwhelmed by all of your options. More...

Travel

Northern Virginia Offers Visits To Civil War Battlefields

A stroll down Main Street in Old Town Fairfax, Va. -a jewel of a city in the eye of the busy Washington, D.C., suburban storm More...

Arts & Entertainment

Latin Rhythms Spice Up Jazz Vocalist’s New Recording

Diane Schuur featuring Caribbean Jazz Project, More...

Reworked Video Game Has Even More Carnage

If your bloodlust somehow wasn More...

Through The Ropes

The best feud of 2005 isn More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ...

Something For Everyone In The New Executive Budget

Last Thursday, I presented the City More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Using The Pump To Do The Wash

John Denton Up until 1918, folks living here didn More...

LEGALS

Legal Notice NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT - COUNTY OF KINGS. M & T Mortgage Corporation, Plaintiff against Alpha and Omega, Inc., et al., Defendant (s). More...

LEGAL NOTICES

Legal Notice Sealed bids are requested by the Hebrew Educational Society for the summer food service program: Kosher Vendors Only. 37 Operating Days. June 29, 2005 - August 19, 2005. Delivery of fresh food daily for 300 children. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Readers Can Book Library Again After Makeover

After 15 months of renovations, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held last Thursday morning to mark the formal reopening of the Mill Basin branch of Brooklyn Public Library. More...

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My daughter bugs me every month to buy her books and other stuff from the book order form she More...

Canarsie Bridges Essay Contest Winners Announced

Canarsie Bridges last week announced the winners of its recent essay contest. Hundreds of students from local schools submitted essays on the topic: More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

election polls were free, fair: officials ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Should the Georgia bride who faked her kidnapping when she got cold feet at the last minute be prosecuted for lying to law enforcement officials and be responsible for the costs spent in the search for her?

“Sometimes people get cold feet. But she knew they were looking for her. So she should be prosecuted for lying and penalized for the expense it took trying to find her. More...

Neighborhood News

Happy Birthday to Catherine Rosa, the Courier More...

Women's

How Do You Know What Kind Of Concealer Is Right For You?

The right concealer can hide just about every imperfection and give you flawless skin. Gently pat concealer on with fingertips or brush on with a soft flat brush. Anyone who has less than perfect skin needs a good concealer. More...

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Reasons You Should Watch Out For Pregnancy After Age Forty

With all the advances in medical care and technology, it is safer today than ever before for most women in later age to become pregnant. More...

Some Dos & Don’ts For Healthy Hair

Choose brushes and combs with widely spaced and smooth tipped bristles and teeth to avoid the risk of splitting hairs and scratching the scalp. More...

This Week's Attitude

Courts Must End Censoring Tactics Of Movie Sanitizers

This Week

The fictional Thought Police of George Orwell More...

SONYMA To Increase Housing Purchase Limits

The State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYA) will increase house purchase price limits to help more low-and moderate-income New York-ers to buy More...

Grants Available To Help Businesses Train Workers

Lieutenant Governor Mary Dono-hue has announced that $5 million has been made available under the Build-ing Skills in New York State (BUSI-NYS) initiative to train incumbent workers. More...

Savvy Senior

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YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior: My wife recently battled breast cancer and the doctors have her on Tamoxifen to help prevent any recurrence. She More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Eviction Notice I have been living with my fianc More...

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