August 10, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Congressmen Rankled Over Neglect Of Canarsie Pier

A business, whether it's a restaurant or a seasonal concession, couldn't ask for a more welcome setting - Canarsie Pier on the waters of Jamaica Bay. More...

New CB 17 Chairman Ready To Tackle Local Issues

Approaching issues with an open mind is one way officials of Commu-nity Board 17 are helping the communities within their district. More...

Landlubber Goes Kayaking Solo Under Sebago Club Supervision

What happens when a city girl with no experience in the great outdoors, who can't swim, is assigned to write a report on kayaking on the waters of Jamaica Bay? Surprisingly, she had a pretty good time. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Fun, Games & Animals At African Adventure Weekend At Bronx Zoo

It's a celebration fit for a king at the Bronx Zoo's African Adventure weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Mind & Mouth Are Lethal Weapons In Mel's Hands

Mel, Mel, Mel...what the heck were you thinkin'? Obviously, from the media reports, he wasn't. Oy vey, what a schmuck! More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Canarsie Branch Post Office: A Learning Experience

Mondays are always crowded at the Canarsie Branch Post Office. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Smoke - And Fire - On The Water

Two firefighters and one civilian were injured when two boats berthed at the Midget Squadron Yacht Club burst into fire last week. A Fire Department spokesman said the blaze broke out at 11:44 p.m. on August 2. More...

Armed Thieves Pistol-Whip Burger King Workers But Don't Get The Big Bucks

The manager and an employee of the Burger King Restaurant at 1777 Rockaway Parkway were injured after being pistol-whipped in an attempted armed robbery Monday morning, police said. More...

Mill Basin Jet Ski Crash Victim's Body Found Washed Up On Shore

The body of Mill Basin teenager Paul Zaccarias, who had been missing as a result of a jet-ski accident on June 30, was discovered Sunday, police said. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

A PAL For Canarsie Park

Editor: All of us at the Police Athletic League would like to express our gratitude for the wonderful article entitled "PAL Offers Kids Summer Fun In Canarsie Park" in the July 20 issue of the Canarsie Courier. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The Transit Authority will soon start rigging buses with surveillance cameras and say they eventually will install them in subway stations and then subway cars. What are your thoughts on this? More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

City Pulls Together Through Recent Heat Emergency

Last week's brutal heat wave not only created universal misery; even worse, it also took the lives of some New Yorkers. There were also sporadic losses of electrical service all over town. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Water From Pumps And Seafood From Jamaica Bay

Up till about 1918 folks living here didn't have water supplied by the city and depended on a hand pump, which brought water up from under the ground. More...

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