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Undercover Cops Make Pot, Gun Possession Arrest On The Parkway

While arresting a man for alleged possession of a firearm last week, police from the 69th Precinct discovered a More...

Despite Respectable Report Card, “L” Service Has Declined

The NYPIRG Straphangers Cam-paign last week issued its eighth annual More...

Mayor Hosts Reception For West Indian American Day Parade

Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week hosted a reception at Gracie Mansion to celebrate the 38th Annual West Indian American Day Carnival Parade. More...

Business & Finance

Flatlands Podiatry: A Step In The Right Direction

By Felice Baker The Flatlands Podiatry Office has been caring for Canarsie More...

Tips On Planning Your IRAs

I recently read a piece of sales literature from a mutual fund company that stated a number of don More...

Americans Spending Less On Back-To-School Items: Survey

According to the annual Back-to-School Survey conducted by Myvesta, a nonprofit consumer education organization, Americans plan to spend $225 less this year on back-to-school expenses. More...

Medical

Crowns Can Save Teeth

Views OnDental Health

If you have a badly decayed or damaged tooth, your dentist may recommend a crown to save the tooth and make it properly functional again. The tooth will have to be X-rayed first to find out if it can be saved. More...

Stroke Risk Cut By Phys-Ed

High levels of physical activity, such as running, swimming or heavy gardening during leisure time can reduce your risk of stroke, according to a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

Medicare Offering More Cataract Treatment Options

More than 20.5 million Americans suffer from cataracts and the number is expected to balloon to 30.1 million by 2020. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Golden City: Bought, Burned, Bought Again

Little Old Canarsie

Canarsie was famous the country over for its boating and fishing, being the headquarters of the large shell fish industry of Jamaica Bay form which many thousands of dollars worth of sea food was handles annually, up until April 1st, 1920 when the Ci More...

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Other News

Ceremony Held For Curtis Park Reopening

Community activists, New York City Parks personnel, elected officials and community residents were among the crowd in attendance on Tuesday for the formal rededication of Sam Curtis Park on Foster Avenue between East 81st and 82nd streets. More...

Suspect In May 27th Shooting Caught In Barricaded Apartment

Police this week arrested a suspect in the shooting of two men on the street in the Breukelen Houses complex last May 27. More...

Police Still Seek Suspect In East Flatbush Murder

Police from the 63rd Precinct have circulated a More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

Two Americans in Piarco Airport fraud case PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) More...

Brooklyn Celebrates Jamaica’s Independence

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and Consul General of Jamaica to New York, the Honorable Basil K. Bryan, recently hosted a celebration in honor of Jamaica More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

If your not-for-profit group would like to place an event in the Community Guide Call (718) 257-0600

Or Fax (718) 272-0870 United Canarsie South Civic More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think it should be mandatory for participants in next month More...

Women's

Curves Can Turn Women’s Bulges Into Shapely Trimmings

Are you a woman who wants to shed a few pesky pounds? More...

This Week's Attitude

Mourning Mom’s Protest Spotlights AntiWar Sentiment

This Week

Protesting the war has been rather low key since we invaded Iraq 27 months ago. There have been a few scattered demonstrations, but nothing in comparison to the range of massive nationwide rallies opposing the Vietnam War almost 40 years ago. More...

Direct Answers

Answers From the Teacher

Summer reading is getting a little boring in our house. We seem to be stuck in our own patterns of reading short novels or picture books. Do you have any suggestions to liven things up a little? More...

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