August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

FATHER SAVES SON IN ROBBERY TRY

An East 101st Street resident suffered lacerations to his head after being beaten with a gun early Tues-day as he tried to rescue his eight-year-old son from the clutches of three would-be robbers, police said. More...

Top Stories

Canarsie Ranks As Brooklyn's Fifth Smokingest Neighborhood

The New York City Health Department last week issued the results of its latest survey that reveals Canarsie has the fifth highest rate of smokers in Brooklyn. More...

City's Consumer Agency Offers Back-To-School $hopping Tips

Back-to-school shopping is in session! More...

Letters/Opinion

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Question: Some manufacturers are coming out with school backpacks they say are bulletproof that cost upwards of $150. Would you buy one? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Made In America Dip Shouldn't Mean Reckless Product Safety

I awoke this morning to an alarm clock (made in Japan). While a pot of coffee (made in China) was brewing, I shaved with an electric razor (made in Hong Kong) then dried off after a shower with towels from Bangladesh. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

First Day Of School Is Just Around the Corner

At this point in the summer, a lot of students may not want to be reminded that the new school year is just around the corner. But the fact is that the first day of classes in our public schools is only six days from today. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Carnasie

Characters Of Canarsie

It was just about the time when the news came that the Japanese had asked to end the Second World War when Avenue L had a restaurant and bar owned by Max Miller on the corner of East 92nd Street and Arthur Gabriel had a bar at Avenue L and E More...

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Other News

Perry Warns Of Dangers Of Neglected Fire Escapes

Fire escapes in some Brooklyn residential buildings are blocked by storefront signage, and required inspections by the city are sporadic or non-existent, shows a recent study by Assemblyman Nick Perry. More...

Courier Office Closed Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3rd

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Labor Day, Monday, September 3rd. It will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4th. More...

"Casual" Thieves Rob Dunkin' Donuts In Parkway Shopping Center

Two thieves, one wielding a hand-gun, last Sunday afternoon burst into the Dunkin' Donuts Restaurant at 2092 Rockaway Parkway and robbed the store of more than $500, police said. No one was hurt. More...

Sports

Cavaliers Top Lucia In Final Brooklyn Qualifying Round

By Marcus Bethel Cavaliers vs. St. Lucia Cavaliers rallied around a 76-run eight-wicket partnership between former US under-19 player Dominic Au-dain and Bernard Charles to beat St. More...

Metro High School Grid Kickoff Classic Is Set For Sept. 8th

Six teams, including one from Brooklyn, will participate in the second annual High School Football Kickoff Classic at Giants Stadium on Saturday, September 8th. The triple-header action begins at 1 PM with St. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

There's Some Hope For Our Precocious Kids After All

I'm polite. My mother and father brought me up to be considerate of and to others. I will hold a door open and let a lady pass almost to a fault. More...

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