February 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

TEEN WOUNDED IN DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

While walking home after visiting friends last Sunday night, an 18-year-old resident of Breukelen Houses was shot in the right leg by a man wielding a gun from the back of one of two cars that raced past him, police said. More...

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School Council Meeting Addresses Child Abuse

In light of recent cases of child abuse throughout the city, a member of the District 18 Community Education Council (CEC) suggested at Monday More...

Viking Football Star Awarded Syracuse U. Scholarship

On the gridiron South Shore High School varsity player Parker Cantey has speed, soft hands and the ability to bring opponents to the ground. Off the field, he is a modest, soft-spoken, grounded young man with a future full of opportunities. More...

New York City Transit To Test New ‘Smart’ Fare Cards In Pilot Program

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This Week's Attitude

Smoking’s Declined, But Too Many Still Won’t Kick The Habit

This Week

The harmful effects of smoking received renewed, however brief, awareness last summer following the lung cancer deaths of popular television newsman Peter Jennings, 67, and former More...

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The Garbage Chronicles

Every few months since last summer, the Canarsie Courier has been issued a summons from a Sanitation Department enforcement agent for lawful, yet questionable, violations. More...

Canarsie Park Restoration To Begin Soon

Four years after plans for renovations were announced, Canarsiens will finally begin to see changes in Canarsie Park this spring. More...

Zoning, Overdevelopment Addressed At Civic Meeting

Canarsie residents voiced strong concerns about local overcrowding and the replacement of 1-2 family homes with condos and 3-4 story buildings at the recent South Canarsie Civic Association monthly meeting, to Richard Bearak, Deputy Director of Zonin More...

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A Budget Strategy For Stability and Growth

When you suddenly find yourself with more money on hand than you might have anticipated, you have two choices: More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

In a recent report by the Energy Information Administration, Amer-ican consumers can expect to pay an average of $15.44 per thousand cubic square feet to heat their homes with natural gas this year - an all-time high. More...

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