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MTA Settles With Homeowners Over Flatbush Bus Depot Oil Spill

Senator Carl Kruger was joined yesterday by Mill Basin homeowners and their attorney to announce a multi-million dollar victory in the trial regarding a diesel fuel spill at the Metropolitan Transit Authority's Flat-bush Bus Depot that leaked an esti More...

Pilgrims' Arduous Journey Paved Way For Colonizing America

With Thanksgiving around the corner, many thoughts come to mind - family gatherings, turkey, football, the Macy's parade and the Pilgrims. More...

Local Youth Program Funding Topic Of Nov. 9 Forum

Concerns about which local youth organizations receive federal grants were discussed during a community forum on November 9 at the Hebrew Educational Society. More...

Arts & Entertainment

New Museum Exhibit Explores Power & Beauty Of Gold

Gold, a spectacular exhibition that will explore the historical fascination with this enduring icon of wealth, beauty, and power, is now open at the Ameri-can Museum of Natural History. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Holiday Comes Early For Self-Serving City Council Grinches

While New York voters were recovering from the barrage of sleazy, distorted campaign ads, evaluating Election Day results and trying to analyze the record upsets of the day before, on November 8 the New York City Council held a public hearing - at an More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New UFT Contract Is A Move In Right Direction

Many of us can remember having a teacher in school who challenged us, enlightened us, and inspired us to do something great with our lives. For me, it was Mr. Lally, my high school history teacher, who really brought the subject to life. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Where Were You When I Made All Those Predictions?

Well, now...what did I tell you? Did I hit the mid-term election predictions right on the nose, or what? More...

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Other News

A Heartwarming Thanksgiving Tale

There was a time when old-time Canarsien Ned Caro, who is now 85, celebrated Thanksgiving Day just like the rest of us: with turkey and trimmings and family, and even giving a friendly toast to those pilgrims of long ago. More...

Annual Brotherhood Service Set For Monday

In conjunction with the combined clergy of Canarsie, the 69th Precinct Public Affairs Unit, Community Council and Explorers and the Brook-lyn Canarsie Lions Club, the public is invited to the community's Annual Non-Denominational Brotherhood Service More...

Gunman Holds Up Check Cashing Service - But Leaves With Nothing

Police are looking for a gunman who held up the owner of a Canarsie check cashing service as he was opening his store early Friday but departed without taking any money. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

Thanks & Kudos

Catherine Rosa: I received the Canarsie Courier and wanted to thank you on behalf of the Health and Hospitals Corporation for your support. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Mayor Bloomberg recently announced he will be more "hard-nosed" about reducing the number of people allowed to renew their permits to carry concealed weapons within city limits than his predecessors. More...

Sports

Slam Jam Sets The Tone For Chiefs Upcoming Hoops Season

Canarsie High School's varsity basketball team launched the basketball season with a Slam-Jam prep-rally last Friday. More...

Chiefs Oust Governors, 36-16, In Playoff Opener

In their regular season game it took an outstanding comeback and overtime for Canarsie to defeat Dewitt Clinton High School, 14-8. More...

Missed Conversion Leaves Vikings Out Of Playoffs

After falling behind 28-6 in the first half of Saturday's playoff game against Lehman High School, the South Shore High School varsity football team was on life support in The Bronx. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Streets Of Canarsie Paved With Crushed Oysters

Around the year 1918 there were quite a few streets around Canarsie that had been dirt roads, and were paved with crushed oyster and clam shells. More...

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