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DOB Advises Homeowners On Legal Basement Apts.

Nearly a hundred residents seeking information about legalizing their basement apartments gathered at Temple Shaare Emeth for the first Friends United Block Association (FUBA) meeting of the year last Thursday. More...

Suspect Said Subway Station Shooting Was Self-Defense

Dwayne Holmes, who was charged with killing an innocent bystander in the November 15, 2006 shooting in front of the Rockaway Parkway-Canarsie Line subway station, told detectives the homicide was a case of self-defense, according to police s More...

SCA Rep Says Local Schools Allocated $34 Million

A senior manager for project support with the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA), who was the guest speaker at this week's Community District Education Council 18 meeting, discussed his organization's plans for the next five y More...

Sports

Vikings' Hopes Dashed As They Lose To Railsplitters

The South Shore High School boys varsity basketball team hopes to start 2007 on a positive note with a win over perennial powerhouse Abraham Lincoln High School, last season's PSAL champs and one of the toughest squads in the AA division thi More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

As New Year Weighs In, So Do New-Fangled Diets

It never fails. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

What If We Gave A Tutoring Party And Nobody Came?

Department of Education statistics released last month indicated that only about one fourth of students who were eligible for free tutoring under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act have taken advantage of it. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King

"I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their tired bodies, education and culture for their spirits. I believe that what self-centered men have torn down, men other-centered can build up. More...

PIGGY BACK PARKING?

Firefighters and police at the scene said those involved in the above accident at the corner of East 98th Street and Avenue L yesterday at about 2:15 p.m. appeared to be only slightly injured. More...

Georgetown Waldbaum's Closing For Makeover & Asbestos Removal

Following months of speculation, the Waldbaum's supermarket in the Georgetowne Shopping Center on Ralph Avenue will close down late next week for renovations, not serious asbestos problems, according to a spokesperson for the Great Atlantic More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

It Was Our Pleasure!

Dear Catherine and Charles: I'm writing this letter to thank you for including the press release of my new book "Fighting For Your Financial Future" in the December 14, 2006 issue of the Canarsie Courier . More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think you would have the courage, like the man being called the "Subway Superman," to jump onto the tracks to rescue someone you saw fall? Briefly, explain. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New York's Everyday Heroes

I've always known that New Yorkers are an exceptional group of people. But, over the past few days, some of our fellow citizens have really distinguished themselves. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

A Stroll Down Many Canarsie Lanes

My memory turns back to the days of the year during about 1912. Let us start to stroll at a point on Kings Highway and Canarsie Lane, where a frame house stood - occupied by Sam Lott and family. More...

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