August 31, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

ONE SLAIN, ONE SHOT AT TWO HOUSING PROJECTS

Canarsie's two major housing projects were the separate sites of two shootings during the weekend, one resulting in the death of a 21-year-old resident. The shooters in both cases are still at large, police said. More...

Top Stories

Thousands Without Electric Power After Manhole Fire

More than 1,200 Con Ed customers in the Flatlands-Canarsie area were left without power for at least six hours last Thursday, August 24 because of a manhole fire on Flatlands Avenue. More...

Voices Heard Loud And Clear At Pro-Israel Rally

More than 100 people filled the sanctuary at Mill Basin's Temple Sho-lom on Wednesday, August 23 to show their support for Israel in the latest Mid-East crisis. More...

D.A. Will Charge P.S. 276 Psychologist For Forgery, Falsifying School Records

A school psychologist assigned to Canarsie's Public School 276 has been arrested and the case turned over to Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes after she allegedly falsified records involving services for children with special needs. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Frustrated Cablevision Customers Have Few Options

There are several million Cablevision customers in New York City and I - unfortunately - am one of them. But, I'm quite sure many more are as dissatisfied and disgusted as I. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Dear Mayor Nagin: You've Got Some Nerve!

Doesn't it make you just want to smack someone? More...

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Other News

Backpack Giveaway Event Held At The Breukelen Houses

The Christian Cultural Center and Breukelen Houses sure know how to show residents a good time while helping prepare children for school. More...

Judge Louis Marrero, A Canarsie Voice For Republicans, Dies At 70

State Supreme Court Justice Louis J. Marrero, who once was the lonely voice of the Republican Party in widely-Democratic Canarsie and the surrounding area, passed away on Satur-day, August 26. More...

We'll Be Closed Monday

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think commercial airlines should practice ethnic profiling, such as extra scrutiny to passengers who look like possible terrorists, in security practices at airports? Why? More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

City To Offer PSAT Free

Most students probably don't want to be reminded that the new school year is at hand. But our public schools open in just a few days: on Tuesday, September 5th. More...

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