March 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Rkwy. Pkwy. Waldbaum's To Close Mar. 31

Just as the weather proverb forecasts that March goes out like a lamb, so goes a once popular local supermarket. More...

CHS Quintet Took Part In Intel Science Talent Search

Canarsie High School is a very prominent name in the Intel Science Talent Search, a prestigious annual competition that attracts the brightest high school students from all over the United States vying for awards, scholarships and the unique More...

Ceiling Break Closes Canarsie Library

The Canarsie Library on Rockaway Parkway near Avenue J will be closed for at least three months because of emergency renovations, according to authorities. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

What About Planning For Schools?

We have good schools in Canarsie, schools that have been renovated and enlarged in the past few years. P.S. 279, on East 104th Street, has an Alert program for bright students. P.S. 235, formerly P.S. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: There's a campaign, aimed at teenagers who are influenced by the habits of celebrities, to add a warning when actors smoke in PG-13 rated movies. Do you agree or disagree with this proposal? Why? More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Fire Safety Steps Could Prevent Future Tragedies

Last week, we were reminded of just how important smoke detectors are, when a fire ripped through a home in the Highbridge section of the Bronx, claiming the lives of ten New Yorkers, including nine young children. More...

Little Old Canarsie

The Life and Times of "Main Road"

When passing in our present time as we ride up E.92nd Street formerly known as Main Road) past the beautiful row of new homes and see the beautiful display of roses at the corner house on Avenue J, we can't forget. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Driver Dies In Belt Parkway Accident

Police from the NYPD's Highway Unit check out the damaged car that struck a guard rail and overturned shortly after midnight Monday in the eastbound side of the Belt Parkway, east of the Mill Basin drawbridge. More...

Police Release Sketch Of Shooter Outside Club

Police have released a sketch of a gunman who witnesses said shot and critically wounded a man just outside a night club on Avenue D near East 89th Street last month. More...

Travel Agency Held Up At Gunpoint

Two armed men held up a travel agency on Rockaway Parkway last Thursday, herding three employees into a back room and escaping with more than $4,000, police said. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy Birthday wishes to our granddaughter Toni who will be celebrating her special day on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2007. Although you are in Las Vegas, we will be thinking of you, as always. May you have many happy & healthy ones. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

National Primary Day Might Shorten Long Campaign Cycle

In presidential politics the more the merrier maxim is alive and well. Never before in American history has there been a presidential race that offered so many choices and started so early. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Congress Is Already Back On The Cut & Run Path

I'm getting kind of sick of this whole thing about withdrawing the troops now. There! I said it! And I'm glad! More...

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