June 14, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

"VIOLENT FELON" SUSPECT NABBED

After allegedly brutally beating a 43-year-old pregnant woman to the ground while he was stealing her purse, a man police called a "violent felon" was caught in a foot race with them Monday evening. More...

Top Stories

Education-And Justice-Served At I.S. 68 Mock Trial

Court was in session at Isaac Bildersee Intermediate School 68 last Friday morning when two sixth grade classes engaged in a mock trial competition, demonstrating their newly acquired knowledge of the court system learned through a unique sc More...

Chertoff Urges New York To Prepare For Major Hurricane

By TOM HAYS Associated Press Writer Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff warned Monday that a city on continuous alert for terror attacks also must brace itself for a natural disaster a hurricane powerful enough to cause se More...

Mayor, Schools Chancellor Announce Student Gains On Math Exams

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel I. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Some Parents have said "Heelys" - the popular sneakers that have tiny wheels on each heel, allowing children to either walk or roller skate - should be regulated because they could be dangerous. What do you think? More...

Contest Kudos

Dear Canarsie Courier Staff: On behalf of my co-workers and myself, I want to thank you for the opportunity to win tickets for all the various events. More...

Career Day Kudos

Dear Mr. Friedman: Thank You! You were great. It was a pleasure to see so many of our students excited about careers and jobs. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Giving The People What They Want

If you asked most New Yorkers what they want from their city government, these three items would probably come near the top of any list: Safety on our streets; sound finances; and integrity at City Hall. More...

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Other News

P.S. 279 Fifth Graders Dance To Ballroom Beat

It takes two to tango, but at Public School 279 the entire fifth grade showed off some fancy footwork last Monday as they presented a show entitled "Dancing Classrooms." Students spent 19 weeks preparing for the performance, which showcased the wa More...

All Hands Fire Hits 3 Story House On East 83rd Street

By Charles Rogers More than 60 firefighters responded to a smoky fire that apparently started in a basement wall in a three-story brick house on East 83rd Street Friday. More...

Local Civic Leader Among Caribbeans Honored By City Comptroller

Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. More...

Sports

West Indies All-Stars Defeat New York City's Best Cricketeers

A West Indies invitational all-star lineup scored a convincing victory over a New York All-Star team at the Floyd Bennett cricket field last Saturday. More...

Knights To Face Admirals At Home Saturday

The Brooklyn Knights traveled to Rhode Island last weekend for a change of scenery to shake off their last sub-par performance on June 2, which saw them fall 4-2 to the Westchester Flames. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Paris Hilton's "Get Out Of Jail Free" Card Revoked

The last time I saw Paris - the high-profile socialite, not the French city of lights - the pampered princess, sans makeup and hair extensions, was sobbing for her Mommy as court officers escorted her back to jail. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Roller Shoes May Be Dangerous, But I WANT A PAIR!

One has to be logical, I suppose, and think about safety as the first measure to be taken into account when you buy something for children. More...

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