April 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

BOATER DROWNS OFF CANARSIE PIER

A Long Island resident taking advantage of the first day of pleasant weather we'd had in weeks, who went fishing with his best friend Saturday, drowned after both men fell off their boat off Canarsie Pier, police said. More...

Top Stories

South American Parrots Find Brooklyn's For Da Boids

By Linda Steinmuller You don't have to be a bird watcher or ornithology expert to know that a bunch of parrots have made Brooklyn their home for nearly forty years. More...

Bildersee Principal Aims To Raise School's Image

Pride, excellence and a sense of community: these are the three goals principal Alex Fralin had for Bildersee Intermediate School 68 when he took over in 2005. When Fralin came to I.S. More...

Group Renews Proposal For Grand Prix At Gateway

By Neil S. More...

Sports

From Przeworsk To Brooklyn: The Knights' Tomasz Groch

When the Brooklyn Knights' Tomasz Groch first came to this country from Przeworsk, Poland, he was keen on observing the level of soccer talent within the United States. More...

Cyclones' Single Game Tickets On Sale Sunday

The Cyclones are back for a seventh season of fun and excitement in Coney Island. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. More...

Little Old Canarsie

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Filling In The Dirt Roads With Clam Shells

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, which made a good solid foundation so that horses and wagons wouldn't get stuck in the soft mu More...

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Other News

Officials Continue Efforts To Keep Starrett City Affordable

By Neil S. Friedman Elected officials last week continued their efforts to block the sale of Starrett City and assure that the nation's largest federally subsidized housing complex remains affordable for more than 10,000 tenants. More...

CEC Meeting Focuses On Signs Of Youth Gang Activity

By Linda Steinmulller Community District Education Council 18's monthly meeting last week focused on the rise of gang violence and gang initiation within School District 18. More...

COUNSELING CORNER

Reducing Conflict With Your Teenager

The teenage years are often a difficult period in the lives of both child and parent. It's a time of turmoil, power struggles and rebellion as your child increases self-awareness and seeks to understand his or her place in the world. More...

Neighborhood News

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QUESTION: There are plans to convert grass fields in city parks to artificial turf in the near future. However, some argue that the artificial turf is harder on human bodies than regular grass and therefore might not be safe. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

NBC Had Duty To Air Disturbing Footage Of Madman

On Monday, the ambiance at Virginia Tech returned to a degree of normalcy one week after 32 students were killed in a shooting rampage on its bustling, yet bucolic, campus. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Rep. Rangel Telling It Like It Is On Gun Control

I'm beginning to like Congressman Charles Rangel. More...

This Week In Canarsie

Pet Of The Week

House (A704036) is an adoring young orange tabby sadly abandoned at the shelter. He's affectionate and talkative and also front declawed, so he must be a "housecat"! More...

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