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Residents Put Pier Pressure On Officials Over Nighttime Closing

An angry crowd gathered at the Hebrew Educational Society Monday evening to express opposition to limiting vehicle access to the Canarsie Pier after dark. More...

Starrett City Residents Protest To Keep It Off Auction Block

Scores of Starrett City residents were joined by members of the tenants' rights group ACORN last week, shouting "Keep Starrett City affordable!" outside the management offices of housing complex's owner in Manhattan, demanding the housing co More...

Breukelen Houses Holds Its Own Summer Festival

The beautiful weather certainly did its part Saturday as tenants from the Breukelen Houses complex got together for a good, old fashioned lawn party. More...

Sports

Windward Islands Team Wins In Caribbean Cup 3rd Round

Windward Islands scored a convincing 63-run defeat over the New York Youths when the third round of the Ed Ahmad 50 overs Caribbean Cup cricket competition at Canarsie Park last Saturday. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Ignoring Infrastructure Paves The Road To Ruins

Not long after last week's Minneapolis bridge collapse, the United States Senate, which sometimes just seems like a collection of pandering politicians, established a commission to address the nation's current and future demands for deteri More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Foreclosure Victims Looking For A Way Out - Or Back In

On July 25, the New York State Association of Realtors (NYSAR) released their market statistics for the month of June, headlining that an increase over the previous month was seen in sales of single-family homes. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Summer Storm Wreaks Havoc Here

A powerful storm system, peppered with flashes of lightning and roaring thunder, battered the metropolitan area just after dawn on Wednesday. More...

Arrest Made In Teen's "Mistaken" Shooting

It didn't take long for detectives from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad to pick up a suspect in the shooting of a teenager on Seaview Avenue near East 99th Street on July 26. Onald St. More...

Area Students Named To University Deans' Lists

Universities and colleges around the nation send us names of local students who have recently made the Deans' or Honor's lists. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

question: Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Spitzer plan to shift this year's 9/11 anniversary ceremony to a nearby park over safety concerns due to ongoing construction at the World Trade Center site. More...

"Noise" Complaint Answered

Dear Editor: This is in response to the complaint made by a "disgruntled resident" in last week's Courier (Letters to the Editor, 8/2/07). More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Child Care Tax Credit Will Help Break Cycle Of Poverty

We've always believed that the best anti-poverty program ever devised is a good job. But for many New Yorkers, one of the biggest obstacles to fulltime employment is the high cost of childcare. More...

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