June 29, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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End Of Slavery Commemorated At 13th Juneteenth Celebration

By Melissa Prince The 13th anniversary of an increasingly popular historical celebration took place on Saturday, June 17 in Harlem. More...

Marine Park Family Mourns Loss Of Marine Son In Iraq

The family of Marine Park resident Lance Cpl. Nicholas Whyte mourned his death last weekend after the Marine was killed by a sniper in Iraq instead of celebrating his 22nd birthday. More...

Double Murder On Cozine Avenue - Execution Style

The bodies of two men, both shot in the head execution style, were found on a street in East New York a short distance from the Canarsie border early last Saturday, police said. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

Four Cheers For Last Week's Attitude!

Dear Editor: I'm very liberal minded and I agree with most of what you said! It was well-written and made a lot of sense. More...

Will They Still Sing "God Bless America"?

Though the U.S. Senate this week rejected S.J. Res. 12 - the flag protection amendment - the editors felt the following from a U.S. Navy veteran and Legionnaire deserved to be published: More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The July 4th holiday falls on a Tuesday this year. Do you intend to make a "long weekend" and take off work on the Monday too? Do you have any special plans for the holiday? More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Fighting For Our Schools

More resources, authority, and accountability in the schools; less bureaucratic red tape. Right from the start, those values have guided us as we've gone about reforming education in our city. More...

Special Sections

Other News

UFT Puts The Pomp Back In P.S. 114 Graduation After Ceremony Snafu

By Neil S. Friedman There was little pomp at last week's graduation for P.S. 114 students due to a circumstance beyond their control. More...

COURIER OFFICE CLOSED INDEPENDENCE DAY, JULY 4

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be open Monday, July 3 More...

Burned Flags At Marine Park Homes Replaced By Fidler

By Neil S. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

I want to say a very Happy Birthday to Shawna Huttwaite. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Same-Sex Smoke Screen To Rally Conservative Votes Fails

To strengthen support from his weakened conservative base, President Bush recently tried to mend fences by focusing on a divisive domestic issue where "opinions are strong and emotions run deep" - gay marriage. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle Democrats Shooting Themselves In The Foot

I suppose it was a time for a lot of soul-searching last week when the Senate voted - by a whopping 86-13 vote - to defeat the proposal calling for the troops to begin withdrawing from Iraq this year. More...

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