April 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Public Schools Will Soon Be Able To Choose Best Suited Support

Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein this week announced the School Support Organization options available to New York City public schools beginning in the 2007-08 school year. More...

Seaview Villagers Protest Development Construction

Residents of Seaview Village have begun to protest and vow to fight the possible building of a new development at 1280 East 100th Street at the corner of Avenue M. More...

"Dog Whisperer" Works His Magic For Canarsien

By Charles Rogers It took only a few hours for TV's "Dog Whisperer," Cesar Millan, to work his magic and "voila," 17-year-old Canarsien Maureen Lovetro, who has cerebral palsy, was smiling happily. More...

Neighborhood News

QUESTION: While recently campaigning in alabama, former mayor rudy giuliani said that it should be up to the state whether the confederate flag, which remains offensive to some americans, should fly over the capitol. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Confederate Flag Remains A Symbol Of Southern Inhospitality

Two recent events that garnered considerable national media attention - the Imus firing over the utterance of shameful words directed at innocent young black women college athletes and the injudicious rape charges against three whit More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

City Will Lead Fight Against Global Warming

As one of the world's biggest cities - and a city that others often look to for leadership and inspiration - New York has a responsibility to confront the issue of global warming head on. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Imus Will Survive His Big Mouth Error - I Hope

One of the ironies of the Don Imus debacle is that he was fired for saying just about what he was hired to say; what he has been saying for years and what he was getting millions of dollars to say. More...

This Week In Canarsie

Pet Of The Week

Paris (A692399) is a staff favorite at the shelter. He's a young glossy coated black pit bull mix. He's friendly, house-trained, neutered and will give you a lifetime of friendship and devotion. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Avenue L Blood Drive "Surpasses Average"

The special blood donor drive last Saturday on Avenue L "surpassed the average" in donors, according to officials of Maimonides Medical Center, who supplied technical help. More...

Alleged DWI Suspect Charged With Attempted Bribery

A Canarsie resident was charged last week for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and compounded the offense by allegedly trying to bribe the officer who arrested him, police said. More...

Medical Waste Transfer Station Proposed For Farragut Road

United Canarsie South Civic Association president Neal Duncan recently announced his opposition to a proposal for a permit for a local medical waste transfer station. More...

Letters/Opinion

"We Deserve Better" Than Imus

Editor: This letter is a response to Neil Friedman's April 12 "Attitude" column in which Mr. More...

Sports

Brooklyn Knights' Goalie Is Another Top Polish Export

With three players thriving in some of the world's top soccer clubs - Jerzy Dudek of Liverpool, Celtic F.C.'s Artur Boruc and Tomasz Kuszczak of Man-chester United - it's safe to say that goalies are one of Poland's main exports these days. More...

South Shore Lacrosse Team Still Searching For First Win

By Jerry Del Priore Like most newly established high school sports programs, the South Shore High School lacrosse team has experienced growing pains during its inaugural PSAL developmental season. More...

Former Cyclone Now On Mets' Roster

Less than a year ago, Joe Smith was making his professional debut for the Brooklyn Cyclones. More...

Little Old Canarsie

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East 92nd Street Was Once The "Main Road" In Canarsie

When we ride up East 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 of what is now standing on Avenue J, we can't forget at this very same spot when More...

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