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Quorum Lacking—Again—At Local School Council Meeting

The sparsely attended November meeting of the Community Education Council (CEC) of District 18 focused on the upcoming State Testing Pro-gram for grades three to eight in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics. More...

Mill Basin Woman Reunited With Holocaust Protector

One Mill Basin woman was especially thankful this Thanksgiving when she was reunited with the woman whose family hid her for eight months when the Nazis occupied the Polish town where she lived as a child. More...

Kids Got A “Head Start” On Thanksgiving

Every year, the youngsters from Breukelen Recreation Rooms ACS Head Start Center get together to hold their own little Thanksgiving Fete, featuring poems and songs and essays written by the kids and all with an More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

CXC to discuss new secondary level program BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Canarsie H.S. Town Hall Meeting The School Staff Support Team at Canarsie High School will sponsor a Community Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, December 6 at 6 p.m. at the school. According to organizers, the plan is to More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

More Postal Protests Editor:

About that Post Office (11236).... In the past few months I have met many nice people who are from my area....Canarsie. More...

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the government should use its eminent domain power, as part of an urban redevelopment, to take private property and then transfer it to a private developer when it displaces residents, including poor people?
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What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the government should use its eminent domain power, as part of an urban redevelopment, to take private property and then transfer it to a private developer when it displaces residents, including poor people?
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Little Old Canarsie

“Moon Tides” Made Walking The Plank Necessary

Little Old Canarsie

In the early teens, at a spot in the middle of a small woods located between what are now avenues L and M, going back as far as what is now East 98th Street, there was an old farmhouse where the owner raised a lot of ducks which used to swim in the c More...

Direct Answers

Answers From the Teacher

My elementary school daughter just received her first report card; it was a disappointment. We thought she was doing well, but the report card indicated her grades are mostly average, and she More...

Special Sections

Other News

‘Tis The Season For Seddio Holiday House

One of Canarsie More...

Man Hurt In Crash After Fleeing From Hit-Run: Cops

Three people were injured, one seriously, when a car allegedly speeding away from another accident, went through a red light and smashed into a parked vehicle on Remsen Avenue near Avenue J last Tuesday morning, police said. More...

Husband Allegedly Stabs Wife Seven Times During Argument

Police from the 69th Precinct last week arrested a 47-year-old East 89th Street resident after he allegedly stabbed his wife at least seven times during an early morning argument. More...

Business & Finance

How Social Security Calculates Benefits

To some, Social Security is sustenance. To others, it is but a small piece of a large financial pie. To all but a few, Social Security is part of one More...

Housing Market Continues Climb Through 3rd Quarter

The exceptional 2005 New York housing market continued its strong pace through the third quarter, showing a nearly 4 percent increase in year-to-date sales compared to 2004, according to existing single-family house sales data accumulated y the New Y More...

Take Control Of Your Own Finances

Unlike professional athletes, you don More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Best wishes for a Happy Birthday to Canarsie Courier staffer Penny Lorick, who celebrates her birthday Saturday, December 3rd. With her lively personality this Sagittarian brightens up our days More...

Neighborhood News

Best wishes for a Happy Birthday to Canarsie Courier staffer Penny Lorick, who celebrates her birthday Saturday, December 3rd. With her lively personality this Sagittarian brightens up our days More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior Can you give me the Social Security and Medicare increases the government has in store for us seniors in 2006? What can we expect to see? More...

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