June 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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'Joe Buck' Stops Here

Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight (above right) met and spoke with students at the Kingsborough Community College Marine Academic Center Playhouse last Tuesday, May 30. More...

Center That Helped Elderly AIDS Walker Is Closing

The AIDS Walk that took place on May 20th is not competitive, in the classic sense. That is, at the finish line, no one is announced a winner or a loser. Just finishing the six-mile trek is what counts. More...

People Pack Pier To Play & Picnic On Memorial Day

Not too long after Memorial Day was commemorated at the Canarsie Veterans Circle, scores of picnickers secured spots for their holiday activities near Canarsie Pier. More...

Letters/Opinion

Guest Column

Stomp Out Litter: A Cleaner City Is Up To All Of Us

Wonderful news: New York City is the cleanest it's been in over three decades! More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Innovative Strategy to Rid Our Streets of Illegal Guns Today, even though New York is the safest big city in the nation, there are still far too many illegal guns on our streets. Nearly all of them arrive from out of state - and most are sold by a smal

Another gun sold at Cole's was confiscated from a student at Tottenville High School - luckily, before anyone was harmed. More...

Letters To The Editor

"Race Cars, Not Horses"

Dear Editor: Following the shocking breakdown of wonder horse Barbaro, whose leg was fractured in three places during the Preakness, New Yorkers may wish to adopt a new motto: "Race cars, not horses." More...

Special Sections

Other News

Memorial Day Parade Salutes Nation's War Heroes

Scores of Canarsiens marched in this year's traditional Memorial Day parade on Monday, including members of American Legion Post 573, Honorable Judge Frank Seddio, Assemblyman Alan Maisel, Rabbi Avrohom Hecht and others. More...

Crash Floods Seaview Avenue

If you look closely, you'll see the edge of a fire hydrant sticking out from the right front side of the 1997 Jeep. More...

"Thank God No One Was Hurt" In Ave. L Bldg. Collapse, Says Owner

Sal Beneduce, owner of Big John's Department Store on Avenue L, said the only way he could describe what he heard when the front of his store collapsed on Wednesday, May 24 was, "KaBoom!" More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

VA Theft Came After Security Vulnerability Warning

Is this any way to run a government? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Governor Still Has To Learn Capitalism Is Here To Stay

The news release issued a few weeks ago from Governor George Pataki's press center in Albany said he had proposed legislation to increase the number of service stations that sell ethanol or other renewable fuels by having them available at regular, c More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Neighbors On The Road To "Lott's House"

For many years, the late John Denton graced pages of the Canarsie Courier with his column "Little Old Canarsie." Born here in 1900, Denton's knowledge of the area and memories of his life in Canarsie, from the time he was a boy until he died at the More...

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