January 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Victims Shot During Flatlands Avenue Holdup

Two Canarsie residents who were walking on Flatlands Avenue to their homes after visiting with friends early last Sunday were shot by a man who tried to rob them, police said. More...

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DEP Meeting Addresses Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan Advisory Committee addressed strategies and solutions to improve conditions of Jamaica Bay during a public meeting last week. More...

Local Musician Prefers Performing To His Own Beats

Canarsie native Jason Chorney More...

Mayor Set To Target New Yorkers’ Unhealthy Lifestyles

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg sat down to eat lunch with children during a school visit several years ago, he was disgusted by the soggy, greasy fries and other junk on their plates. More...

This Week's Attitude

Ariel Sharon’s Historic Reversal Could Pave Road To Peace

This Week

Earlier this week it was reported that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon opened his eyes for the first time since his recent disabling stroke. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Of Bungalows, Creeks And The Belt Parkway

Little Old Canarsie

Just about the time when it was decided the shore of Jamaica Bay at Canarsie would be filled, some of the creeks, which had names such as Sand Bay Creek and Steam Boat Creek, the city banned the taking of shellfish from the Bay due to pollution of it More...

Direct Answers

Answers From the Teacher

My eighth-grade daughter has a very negative attitude toward her teacher this year, and I can%27t seem to figure out why. More...

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Scores Flock To HES Children’s Winter Festival

It was a special day last Sunday afternoon as the Hebrew Educational Society, at 9502 Seaview Avenue, held its annual Children More...

Cops Nab Man With Butcher Knife Threatening Woman Near Subway

A 31-year-old Canarsie woman who was on her way to work at about 7 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, was accosted by a man wielding a butcher More...

Get ’Em Outta Here! Even If It Takes $$$!

Captain Ralph Monteforte, commanding officer of the 69th Precinct, has authorized distribution of the above information citing the city will give a reward of $1,000 for information of illegal guns in the area. More...

View From the Middle

Why Are We Not The Best In EVERY Aspect Of Fighting A War?

View From The Middle

Way back when the latest Iraq War began in full, the fact that our combat troops over there were not equipped well enough with body armor and their semi-tanks and More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I would like to retire next year but are concerned about finding affordable health insurance. We are both in our late 50 More...

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