July 19, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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City Offers Kids Free Meals For The Summer

The New York City Department of Education recently kicked off its annual Summer Meals Program that offers free breakfast and lunch to the city's children through August 31. More...

"Golden City" Highlighted At Canarsie History Fair

The 100th anniversary of Golden City Amusement Park, once a special highlight of visitations to Canarsie's Jamaica Bay shore, was commemorated last weekend during a History Fair sponsored by the Canarsie History Museum. More...

Gateway Officials Mull Overnight Pier Closure To Vehicles

In an effort to thwart littering at the Canarsie Pier parking lot, Gateway officials announced at a Tuesday meeting they are considering closing the park to vehicles at night. More...

Sports

Guyana Remains Unbeaten In Caribbean Cup Cricket

Windward Islands vs. Guyana

Guyana maintained their unbeaten run in the ED Ahmad sponsored Caribbean Cup when they defeated Windward Islands by 46 runs at the Seaview and East 108th Street (Canarsie Park) cricket ground last Saturday. More...

"Newk" Comin' Back To Brooklyn

More than fifty years after helping the "Boys of Summer" to their first World Series title, pitcher Don Newcombe is comin' back to Brooklyn! More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Teaching An Old Dog To Repair New Gizmos Can Be Tricky

No one would ever call me a techno geek, but neither am I a novice when it comes to computers and other modern high tech gadgets. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Story Of Lady Bird, The Palace Garden And Me

There are certain milestones in one's life that are retained within the far reaches of the mind, sometimes seemingly forgotten - or put aside - until a spark revives them. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Canarsie Lions Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Members of the Brooklyn Canarsie Lions Club pulled out all stops last Saturday as they celebrated the 50th anniversary of their benevolent organization with a huge party. More...

A Suicide Attempt Goes Awry; But All's Well That Ends Well

Leaving a suicide note that explained he thought he was "a loser," a 23-year-old East 94th Street man tried to kill himself here last week, police said. It was 11:15 p.m. More...

Six Hurt In Crash With Cops

Police prepare to return SUV to upright position after it was knocked on its side in collision with NYPD patrol car Saturday afternoon at the corner of East 92nd Street and Farragut Road. More...

Letters/Opinion

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question: The MTA says talks are progressing to have cell phone service available on platforms throughout its system. More...

Guest Column

Don't Be A "Pooper-Traitor" - Clean Up After Your Dog

New Yorkers are a tough breed and we get around the city on foot regardless of the weather. Walking 20 or 40 blocks has become no big deal to stouthearted New Yorkers looking to be better friends of the environment. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

A Simple Message: Illegal Guns = Prison

Last week's decision by the House Appropriations Committee to preserve the dreadful Tiahrt Amendment was yet one more indication that Congress doesn't have the stomach for the fight against illegal guns. More...

This Week In Canarsie

Pet Of The Week

Cookie (A718707) is a tiny black and white 7-week-old female kitten. She's playful and needs a family who will play with her and love her forever. Kitten season is in full swing and the shelter is full of adorable adoptables. More...

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