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BURGLARY SUSPECTS CAUGHT IN THE ACT

Two suspects were caught red-handed Friday when they allegedly tried to rob a house on East 91st Street near Seaview Avenue by using a familiar scam. More...

Top Stories

Saturday Service For Canarsie Soldier Killed In Iraq

Days before he was killed in Iraq, an Army sergeant called his Canarsie family and talked of how he was anxious to see them when he planned to be home for Christmas. More...

Towns Announces Global Trade Center For Brooklyn

US Representative Edolphus Towns, Borough President Marty Markowitz and others gathered at Medgar Evers College's Business School on Tuesday to announce a grant for the creation of the Brooklyn International Trade Development Center (BITDC) at the co More...

Canarsie Native's Play, "Gals," Opens Next Week In Manhattan

C.C. Cowan, an author, playwright and Canarsie native, is finally bringing his work to the stage. His play "Gals: Too Big for Broadway" will be performed at the Beacon Theatre for several performances, October 19-21. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A devout Muslim state correction officer has filed a lawsuit against his employer claiming they barred him from wearing a knitted religious headpiece on duty? Do you think uniformed civil employees should be allowed to wear religious headgear wh

"Well, I think yes, because all people sould be allowed to - regardless. We have a lot of religions in this country, and you should be allowed to represent your religion in your own way at work." Pat Baldwin, Canarsie More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Cover-Ups May Sometimes Be Riskier Than the Crime

The Democrats were a good bet to overtake the Republican majority in the House of Repre-sentatives in the November midterm elections and, maybe, in the Senate, too, largely due to the lingering war in Iraq and the Bush Administration's bevy of blunde More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Try To Choose A Pet That Looks Just Like You!

A couple of weeks ago, the Brooklyn Canarsie Lions hosted the First Doggie Olympics in Marine Park, with the proceeds going to the Lions Vision Camp for Blind Children. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Blessing The Animals On St. Francis' Feastday

A variety of pets, including dogs, a cat, birds, goldfish and a guinea pig, were in front of the main entrance at Mary Queen Of Heaven Church last Sunday with their owners to receive blessings from Rev. More...

Three Accidents, Less Than Three Miles Apart, In Three Days

By Neil S. Friedman If there's any proof that bad things, like celebrity deaths, come in threes, it was evident last week in Canarsie as three accidents occurred within three days - from 6 p.m. on October 4th through 10 a.m. More...

ACT Test Deadline For High School Students Approaching

College-bound high school students can take the ACT college admission exam on December 9, 2006, the next national test date. The deadline for postmark or online registration is November 3. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Freddie McGregor & Yellow Man In Bklyn October 21

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College kicks off a new international mu-sic series, entitled World Stages, with Dancehall Nights that features Jamaica's living legends Freddie McGregor & King Yellowman on Saturday, October 21, 20 More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Our Coalition Against Illegal Guns

Over the past few weeks, the papers have been full of headlines about horrific school shootings in rural Penn-sylvania, suburban Colorado, and Wis-consin. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Barren Island Had A Bad Smell Of Its Own

Around 1910, the McAvoy Ferry line would take you to Rockaway Beach with stops at Bitz's, Breezy Point and Barren Island (now Floyd Bennett Field), which was isolated from the mainland with the inlet into Jamaica Bay on one end and a couple of creeks More...

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