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Pioneering Program Helps Students Take The Right Steps

By Melissa Favara The Brooklyn STEP (Skills Training for Employment Program) at Canarsie High School is for students who need extra attention in the transition to adulthood. More...

Mayor Dedicates Sanit Garage For Deceased Worker

Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited Canarsie last Friday to help dedicate the Department of Sanitation More...

City’s 2004 Crime Rate Drop Outpaces National Trend

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly this week announced that the FBI More...

Business & Finance

Housing Market Strong: Outlook For Year “Positive,” Say Realtors

The New York housing market post-ed strong sales figures for the first quarter of 2005, matching last year More...

Census Bureau Survey Will Determine How Much Support Is Given To Others

This month, the U.S. Census Bureau will visit 45,000 randomly selected households nationwide to conduct the Survey of Income and Program Parti-cipation (SIPP). More...

Small Biz Agency Announces Series Of Public Hearings On Size Standards

The U.S. Small Business Adminis-tration has announced a schedule of 11 public hearings that will take place across the country to get input from small business owners on how to im-prove the agency More...

Women's

For the women of the community

Dara Mormile Grooming Tips For Those Beauty Blunders More...

Women Want More Menstrual Treatment Options: Survey

(NAPSI)-One out of five American women, age 35 and up, suffer from heavy periods that are so debilitating that they interfere with work and everyday activities. More...

Hot Hair How-to

Fast Fix For Dry And Frizzy Hair: Finger-dry roots to avoid overheating. Use a lightweight detangling spray, rub finishing emulsion between your palms and smooth over any frizz. When letting hair dry naturally, don More...

View From the Middle

Woodward & Bernstein: A Lesson In Basics

View From The Middle

It was only a matter of a few weeks ago that Newsweek came out with the story about a soldier guarding prisoners in Guantanamo supposedly flushing a copy of the coveted and holy Koran belonging to a prisoner down a toilet. I say More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, I recently read an article about unclaimed benefits, and that thousands of Americans may have money that belongs to them but don More...

Fitness

Fitness Center To Hold 1st Anniversary Open House

Curves Fitness Center, at 383 Rem-sen Avenue in Brooklyn, is celebrating its first anniversary on June 18 by holding an Open House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Swimmers Warned To Keep Eye On Wind And Waves

Summer brings millions of New Yorkers to area beaches. Have fun, says the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, but keep your eye on the wind and waves, especially along ocean beaches. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Annual Blessing Of The Fleet Held At Canarsie Pier

More than 50 boats and other vessels, under sunny, almost cloudless skies, sailed past Canarsie Pier Sunday during the 51st Annual Blessing of the Fleet. More...

Canarsie Teen Survives Rockaway Beach Tragedy

The search for a missing Brooklyn teenager off Rockaway Beach continued on Wednesday, according to authorities, more than 72 hours after he and two friends, including a local resident, entered the ocean to cool off before getting caught in a violent More...

Marine Park Town Hall Meeting Focuses On Over-Development

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz held his second town hall meeting concerning the over-development in southern Brooklyn last week at a Marine Park intermediate school. More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

Panday returns to jail, after court reduces bail PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Board 18 Meeting The next regularly scheduled meeting of Community Board 18 will be held on Wednesday, June 15 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. For information, call (718) 241-0422. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News GraduateS

Para Mi Nina Bonita Alexis Elisa. Congratulations en tu graduacion el 10 de Junio. Tu eres una nina muy especial y te deseamos lo mejor para un futuro prospero. Te vamos ha hechar de menos! Te adoramos Mami America, Papi Tino Y Tarzan. More...

Arts & Entertainment

“‘Rocky’-Like” ‘Cinderella Man’ Could Be An Oscar® Contender

Russell Crowe portrays Jim Braddock, who entered the boxing ring to provide for his family during the Great Depression and became a national hero along the way in “Cinderella Man.” Renee Z More...

PBS’ Series Spotlights Versatile Media Mogul Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones knows how to start a new millennium. On January 1, 2000 he woke up in the Lincoln Bedroom, fresh from producing a televised millennium concert called More...

“Forza Motorsport” Run Circles Around Around The Rest

Bring on Danica Patrick! More...

From The Mayor...

Test Scores Going Up: Something To Be Proud Of

From The Mayor

Three years ago this month, the Governor and State Legislature enacted the historic legislation that opened a new era of hope for our City More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Louie

In the early teens, before they used public schools for election voting, one of the places used for that purpose for lots of people in the lower section south of Avenue K was the barber shop building of Louis Catalnotto, a well-known barber of the da More...

Direct Answers

Answers From the Teacher

My fifth-grade son has a large project due the last week of school. The project includes a written report and visual aids. He More...

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