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SUSPECTS TIED TO 7 AREA ROBBERIES

Police from the 69th Precinct arrested two suspects last Thursday based on a description they received about an earlier robbery in progress. More...

Top Stories

Canarsie H.S. Grid Coach Gets Tabloid's Top Grid Honor

By Brittni Kanhai & Neil S. Friedman To his astonishment, Canarsie High School boys varsity football head coach Mike Camardese was named the Daily News 2006 Coach of the Year last Saturday at its annual banquet in Manhattan. More...

Sampson Bill Would Prevent State From Investing In Sudan

State Senator Sampson will shortly be co-sponsoring legislation to stop New York State from investing in companies doing business in the Sudan. More...

Carib Carnival Founder Dies

Carlos Lezama, the man who developed and nurtured Brooklyn's annual West Indian Labor Day Car-nival from a meager five-block event into the largest African-American cultural festival in the U.S., passed away on Monday at Kings County Hospital More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Last week the mayor proposed ending public school teachers virtual lifetime job security, vowing to make standards for new teachers more strict and make ineffectual educators accountable for failing students. Do you agree? More...

Arts & Entertainment

JANUARY MOVIE PASS WINNERS

Winners of complimentary movie passes for the Linden Blvd. More...

Harlem Globetrotters Coming To New Jersey

Celebrating their 81st consecutive season of barnstorming across North America, the World Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their 2007 'Nothing Like It' World Tour to East Rutherford. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Teacher Accountability Essential For City School Reforms

After Mayor Bloomberg gave his sixth State of the City address last week, scarce interest was given to the portion on further education overhaul, especially his announcement that the Department of Education's regional system would be eli More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Please, Mayor Bloomberg, Not Ineffective School Boards - Again!

In his State of the City speech last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he was going to do away with the city's regional school offices and bring back the 32 school districts - just like it was four years ago. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Damaged Utility Pole Leaves Remsen Ave. Residents In The Dark

More than two dozen Remsen Avenue residents, who live directly across the street from the Canarsie Cemetery between avenues J and K, were without power for several hours Monday afternoon after a tractor-trailer truck backed into a utility po More...

Elected Officials Battle Over Barricades At C.B. 18 Meeting

Adamant about preventing illegal dollar van drivers from traveling through certain streets near Kings Plaza, City Councilman Lew Fidler and State Senator Carl Kruger debated the on-going controversy at last week's Community Board 18 meeting More...

Kruger Claims Victory As Mayor Restores City's School Districts

Editor's note: Due to a production error the following text was omitted from last week's newsstand issue, but included in our online edition at canarsiecourier.com. Therefore, it was decided to publish it for our readers this week. More...

Medical

Steepest Ever Drop In Cancer Deaths In U.S. Reported

There was good news last week in the fight against cancer. For the second year in a row, the number of cancer deaths in the United States has fallen. More...

Sports

Brooklyn Cyclones To Outfit Youth Baseball Leagues

The Brooklyn Cyclones, the New York Mets Single A minor league affiliate, have initiated a new community effort this season to donate caps and jerseys ( like the one at right) to over 60 youth league teams throughout the New York area. More...

Vikings Confidence Lifted With Two Straight Wins Last Week

Following the disappointing, lopsided loss to Boys & Girls High School two weeks ago, South Shore High School's boys basketball varsity head coach Mike Beckles believed his team could bounce back and play well in its next two games. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New York City 2007: Taking The Next Step

Last week, I gave a speech on the state of the city which reflected on the great progress of the year just past, and the promise of the years ahead. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Memories Of Those Canarsie Summers

Now that the summer is gone, my memory turns back to the summery days during 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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