May 24, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

DELIVERYMAN BEATEN, ROBBED AT BAYVIEW

Officials from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad are checking with neighboring precincts and investigating other venues to see if a mugger who pummeled and robbed a deliveryman from a local Chinese restaurant had followed a pattern and commi More...

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Pros Prepare Pupils With Preview Of Career Choices

Every year around this time, several School District 18 schools - elementary and intermediate - hold Career Days to allow students to get valuable insights from professionals in a variety of vocations. More...

Lady Chiefs Soccer Team Headed For PSAL Playoffs

After losing the season opener in late March, the Canarsie High School girls soccer team compiled an astounding 9-1-1 record, including six straight wins, to earn the Brooklyn B-VIII Division title and a spot in the upcoming PSAL playoffs sc More...

Annual Canarsie Community Festival Bridges The Gap

If there had been any gullies, rivers or mountains that needed to be surmounted, you can be assured they were gulfed last Sunday, when the Canarsie Bridges Community Festival was staged on St. More...

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Question: Since the shootings at Virginia Tech, Brooklyn College has decided to beef up campus safety by allowing the security officers to carry guns. Do you think this is a good idea? Why? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Future's In Good Hands With These Best & Brightest

This week I decided to set aside my characteristically acerbic pen - or keyboard, as it were - to give recognition to a few young people I recently encountered in the course of work. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Our Fight Against Global Warming

There's no longer much doubt that the greenhouse gases we produce by burning fossil fuels contribute to global warming; the real question now is "What are we going to do about it?" New York's answer is straightforward; we aim to reduce our More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Don't Forget: Memorial Day Is A Time For Prayer Too

In four days we'll be celebrating Memorial Day. A few days ago, whether anyone noticed or not, we celebrated Armed Forces Day. More...

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Message to America:

Respect Memorial Day

Here is a surprise, I am not going to defend the Iraq war. I won't even explain the importance of the war on terrorism. VA budget? Not today. More...

Canarsie H.S. Prestige, Reputation Discussed At Town Hall Meeting

Canarsie High School hosted a Town Hall Meeting last Saturday in an effort to bridge the gap between the community and parents with goals to reshape its reputation and prestige. More...

DEP Hosts Local Meeting To Advise Homeowners On Water Use

In light of increasing water bill rates, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in collaboration with City Councilman Lew Fidler, hosted a special outreach forum Monday evening that educated homeowners about conservation metho More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

Donation Appreciation

Editor's note: The following letter was sent to Catherine Rosa, the Courier's business manager: Dear Catherine: On behalf of our board of directors, we would like to extend our appreciation for the Canarsie Courier's kind More...

Sports

Rain Hinders Play At Mayor's Cup Cricket Quarterfinals

Cricketers from the American Cricket League got the better of the Brooklyn League representatives in the quarterfinals of the Mayor's Cup Cricket Competition at Marine Park last Saturday. More...

South Shore Senior Gets Scholarship To Run For LSU

South Shore High School senior Kemar Clarke was all smiles last week during a brief ceremony as he signed a letter of intent to attend LSU on a full scholarship this fall. Clarke formally committed to the Tigers in March. More...

Knights Roughed Up, 3-1, For First Loss Of Season

Knights lost 3-1 in a tough game with the Long Island Rough Riders in a match-up between two previously undefeated teams Sunday night at Aviator Field in Brooklyn. More...

This Week In Canarsie

Pet Of The Week

Tiny Chu-Chi (A708524) was recently found strolling on the Coney Island Boardwalk all by himself. Now this adorable, scruffy gray terrier mix is looking for an adult home to keep him safe & healthy. More...

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Think the Canarsie Pier needs funds to get a facelift nowadays ? More...

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