October 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Program At C.H.S. Gives Students A Second Chance

Canarsie High School is shaping the future for some students into a prosperous one. More...

Everything Is Boo-tiful At Breukelen Houses

"Enter if you dare" reads the yellow caution tape surrounding the temporarily spooky area in front of 553 East 108th Street of the Breukelen Houses. More...

Forum Reveals City Council To Seek DOB Improvements

A public forum, hosted by City Council's Brooklyn delegation and its leader, Councilman Lew Fidler, were joined by several other elected officials on Monday night to discuss how to improve the Department of Buildings (DOB) and how it has (or hasn't) More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: A company in Texas has been hired to teach children in one school district to fight back and use objects in reach if a gunman ever invades their classroom. Do you think this is a good idea or not? Why? More...

Summer's Over, But Kids' Letters Say They Enjoyed It

In answer to our request that children in the community write us a letter to tell us what they did during their summer vacation, we were nearly overwhelmed. We're grateful to the parents, of course, but even more grateful to the youngsters. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Politicians Should Be Last Ones To Hype Family Values

The self-righteous political party that has prominently strutted family values as its core philosophy since President Clinton got caught with his pants down in the White House has had a few ethical and moral problems of its own lately. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Pride Can Be A Good Thing When It Comes To Community

I guess I'm a snob, but I was rather surprised when the item came past my desk, subsequent to being inserted into our Community Guide. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Floyd Bennett Field Celebrates Its 75th Year

When the National Park Service took over Floyd Bennett Field and made it part of Gateway Nation-al Recreation Area in 1972, it was a foregone conclusion that the landmark facility would never be closed. More...

Livery Driver Robbed At Knifepoint On East 105th Street

Three men who took a short ride from the Rockaway Parkway subway station to East 106th Street between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue J in a livery cab last Thursday evening turned out to be armed robbers, stealing cash and a cell phone from the cab driv More...

"Headhunter" And Adult Home Sued For Discrepancies

A suit was filed in federal court last month alleging an agent at a brokerage company conspired to exploit residents of Canarsie's New South Shore Manor Adult Home. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Brooklyn Center Opens Dance Series With Tango Fire!

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College kicks off their popular World of Dance Series on Sunday, November 5, 2006 at 2 pm, with Argentinean dance company, Estampas Porteñas in More...

Sports

Tigers Maul Vikings, 36-0, In A Family Affair

Brotherly love is unconditional, but it remains on the sidelines when siblings face each other in an important PSAL football game between two of the league's top teams. More...

Chiefs Move Up In Standings After Stinging Hornets, 30-18

There was no need to tell players on either team the importance of last Saturday's meeting between the Canarsie Chiefs and the host Midwood Hornets. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

ACCESS NYC Will Help Our Fight Against Poverty

Every day the Internet is making people's lives easier. Right now, you can do your grocery shopping, file your taxes, plan a vacation, even find the love of your life - all online. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

In the early part of the 19th century, the Golden City amusement park was erected along Jamaica Bay at the Canarsie shore. More...

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