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"Internal Facelift" Sets A Positive Tone For I.S. 78: PTA

Summer is over and a new school year has begun. For the students at the much-berated Roy H. Mann Intermediate School means more than learning your ABC's. Over the past few years, Roy H. Mann has been given a not-so-stellar reputation. More...

Cheers And More Cheers At Canarsie AWARE Graduation

Like one large family, the graduates from Canarsie AWARE, the highly successful drug and alcohol treatment program, cheered each other on last Thursday as they each received diplomas in a stirring ceremony. More...

Vikings Bounce Back With 22-6 Win Over Tech

After a tough loss against Curtis in their last game, South Shore High School's varsity football team knew before traveling to Brooklyn Technical High School on Friday that it had to establish its running game in order to win. More...

Letters/Opinion

Unsafe Crossing?

Editor: Has anyone noticed that when trying to cross Avenue L and East 91 Street either by foot or car, that there always seems to be vans and trucks parked in front of the True Value Hardware Store? More...

Support Appreciated

Editor: I would like to thank your business manager Catherine Rosa and the Canarsie Courier for its extreme kindness regarding our September 17 Canarsie History Fair. This support was greatly appreciated and will not be forgotten. More...

GED Assistance Appreciated

Editor: I am very appreciative of the help you have given us during the past five years by inserting our registration notices in your newspaper. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Homeowners' Rebate Checks Are In The Mail

This week, more than a half-million New York City homeowners should be on the lookout for some welcome mail from the City - in the form of $400 rebate checks. More...

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Other News

Canarsie Lions Go To Dogs For Fundraiser

When it comes to raising funds, the Brooklyn Canarsie Lions decided it was best to go to the dogs, and so, the organization held its first ever Doggie Olympics at Marine Park last Satur-day. More...

Man Hurt During E. 86th St. Robbery

One man was injured Tuesday after-noon when a catering supply house on East 86th Street near Foster Avenue was robbed at gunpoint, po-lice said. More...

Two Arrested For Fighting With Heavy Chains

Two men working in a private business on Foster Avenue on Wed-nesday, September 27 were arrested on assault charges after they got into a fight and struck each other with metal chains, police sources said. More...

Business & Finance

Kingsbrook Launches "Trickle Up" Program For New Businesses

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center last week hosted the launching of the "Mildred Robbins Leet Entrepreneural Grant Program" in its Lillian Minkin Ballroom. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Rock Pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis Is Still Rocking

Jerry Lee Lewis is the last man standing from his generation of rockers, and no one could have expected that. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Flashy Celebration Cloaked Big Easy's Sluggish Recovery

I hate to be a post-party pooper, but last week's gala reopening of the New Orleans Superdome should not have been hyped as a major comeback for the Katrina-devastated Big Easy. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

What About My Freedom To Eat Food That's Bad For Me?

Do you sometimes feel we're turning into a totalitarian society? Everywhere you step, it seems the government is More...

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