February 9, 2006 RSS feed / Other News

The Origin Of Black History Month

What we now call Black History Month was originated in 1926 by Carter Godwin Woodson (pictured below), a noted African-American author and scholar, as Negro His-tory Week. This event evolved in-to the establishment in 1976 of February as More...

Parks Dept. Working At Night On Canarsie Park Area

It was a little over eight years ago when the City Sanitation Department joined with the Parks Department in a clandestine partnership to turn the western-most portion of Canarsie Park into a dump and compost heap. More...

U.S. Holocaust Museum Head Named To Head 9/11 Memorial

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Census Bureau Continuing Its Survey Of Income Of Work Force

This month, U.S. Census Bureau field representatives will visit 45,000 randomly selected households nationwide to conduct the Survey of Income and Program Participation, a continuous survey launched more than 20 years ago. More...

Pet Of The Week

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Precinct’s New Executive Officer “Working For The Good People”

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Lady Chiefs Clinch Post Season Playoff Berth

The Canarsie High School varsity girls More...

EDITORIAL

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...

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...

Top Honors Go To Fillmore Avenue L — Again And Again!

For 40 years, Fillmore Real Estate More...

South Shore H.S. Grad Finishes His Basic Training At Army Base

Army Spec. Roy George has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. More...

Arbor Foundation Sending Out Ten Free Spruce Trees Again This Year

Ten free American Colorado Spruce trees will be given to each person from New York who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during February 2006. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foun-dation More...

Fish Really Is Brain Food: Researchers

Modern science appears to be confirming the old wives More...

Seniors Urged To Help Anti-Bias Program

Are you 55 and over? Do you believe that we should all respect each other More...

BayView Woman Dies In Jump From Sixth Floor

A 55-year-old Canarsie woman last Friday killed herself by jumping from the 6th floor apartment of a BayView Houses building, police said. More...

American Legion Rips Bush On ‘07 VA Budget

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Health Commissioner Says Flu Is Increasing Citywide

Flu is increasing in New York City and residents who haven More...

Through The Ropes

Not sense Tammy Wynette was in her prime has there been this much singing about a possible divorce. More...

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