September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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N.Y. Remains "Safest City" As Overall Crime Drops Again

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced on Monday that New York City continues to reduce overall crime to levels not seen in decades and re-mains the safest big city in America, according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Rep More...

Volunteers Littorally Cleanup Beach Around Canarsie Pier

The American Littoral Society (ALS) brought dozens of volunteers to the community last Saturday for a cleanup near Canarsie Pier, which was strewn with debris and garbage, some of which wound up there due to recent storms. More...

Rash Of Bicycle Accidents Has 69th Pct. Preaching Safety

With a recent increase in bicycle accidents - some fatal - throughout the community, police from the 69th Precinct are urging bicycling residents to be vigilant while on the streets. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Benita and Seth Gottfried happily welcomed the birth of their first child last Saturday at Brookdale Hospital. Caleb Isaiah weighed in at 8 lbs., 15 oz. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Improving Technology For First Responders

Last week was a difficult one for many New Yorkers as we marked the fifth anniversary of September 11th. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle The Kipling/Terrorist-Guru Connection

The guru sits swathed in sheets of white cloth. A turban is wound around his head and hundreds of followers sit before him in the large cave hewn into the side of a scraggly mountain. More...

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Other News

Easy Riders Hold Annual 9/11 Memorial

Hundreds of motorcyclists gathered in the Avenue U parking area of Marine Park Sunday morning for the annual motorcycle memorial ride to honor six Battalion 33 firefighters, who died on 9/11. More...

Firefighters Douse Blaze On Parkway

At least 60 firefighters were used to help douse an all-hands fire that erupted early last Thursday in a small bodega at 1938 Rockaway Parkway. More...

Police Charge Trio In Duquesne U. Incident Where Canarsien Was Shot

Pittsburgh police have charged two youths with shooting five Duquesne basketball players, including one who grew up in Canarsie and another Brooklyn resident, following an argument on the campus of the prestigious school after a dance Sunday. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Some graffiti artists are upset about an exhibit of their works for which they did not give permission to display, so they are calling it a copyright violation. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Good Judgment Lacking In City's Ongoing Ticket Blitz

No one in city government would admit it, but to those who drive, park and own property within city limits it is quite apparent that in recent years recurring ticket blitzes, though tacit, have become the norm for police, traffic enforcement and sani More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Where Did We Go To Vote?

In the early teens, before they used public schools for voting, one of the places used for lots of people in the section south of Avenue K was the barber shop building of Louis Catalanotto, well known barber before men shaved themselves. More...

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