November 2, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Strong Wind Gusts Knock Out Power On Avenue L

As a result of powerful wind gusts throughout the area, sizzling popping sounds could be heard echoing along Avenue L from East 91st Street to East 94th Street around 1 p.m. More...

New Report Highlights Health Of Canarsie/Flatlands Area

The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) last week released a new set of comprehensive reports that detail the health of all New York City neighborhoods. More...

Struggling Canarsie H.S. Students Getting Help In After School Classes

Canarsie High School has made a vital step in accommodating its students who may consider dropping out, because they are academically behind or possess adult responsibilities, by adopting the altruistic Young Adult Borough Center program (YABC). More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: In some states, churches are being used to register voters, hold rallies and distribute voters guides, so the IRS is considering enforcing laws that limit churches and charities with tax-exempt status from involvement in partisan politic More...

Sports

Vikings Drop Second Straight In 34-12 Drubbing By Kangaroos

Coming off a crushing defeat to Fort Hamilton High School, the South Shore High School varsity football team knew it had to stay focused and re-silient against Boys & Girls High School last Saturday in order to get back to its winning ways and keep p More...

Golding's Grabs Spark Chiefs To 14-0 Win Over Engineers

Canarsie Chiefs' senior wide receiver Christopher Golding had not contributed much to the team's offense before last Saturday. In those games Golding only recorded three catches for 62 yards with one touchdown. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Correct Predictions Or Not, Politics Is FUN!

Is this fun - or what? I love watching the machinations of both (or more) political parties as we get closer and closer to Election Day, which is Tuesday (Let's all hear a sigh of relief now). More...

Special Sections

Other News

Halloweeners Were Bustin' Out All Over

The Halloween tradition played true to form in Canarsie and surrounding areas Tuesday, as scores of youngsters (and some young-at-heart adults) traversed the Avenue L shopping strip and other local streets trick-or-treating in costumes as ghosts, go More...

Residents Oppose New School Set For East 107th Street

Some residents of East 107th and 108th streets, between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue J, are scheduled to get a new - and unwelcome - neighbor within the next few years: a new public school on the site of the former Canarsie Jewish Center yeshiva. More...

P.S. 115 Character Parade Remembers A Friend

In conjunction with Halloween, P.S. 115 more or less sidesteps tradition when it holds its annual Character Parade. While students don costumes, they're not always the conventional kind. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Italian-American Tenor Michael Amante At Bklyn Center Nov. 11

New York native Michael Amante returns to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College on Saturday, November 11 at 8 p.m. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Limbaugh's Rush To Judgment Is Unforgivable

There was absolutely no excuse for ex-pill popper Rush Limbaugh's incredibly insensitive attack last week when he suggested that actor Michael J. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

City To Fight Film Piracy

New York City's unemployment rate is now 4.5 percent - lower than the national rate, and the lowest unemployment rate the city has had since 1988. That shows that our five-borough economic development strategy is really paying off. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

A 19-Year-Old Mae West Played Our Dance Halls

Around the year 1911, at a spot occupied now by a row of new homes on the south side of Schenck Street, stood a large dance hall where many headline acts appeared. More...

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