October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Project Removes Unwelcome, Illegally-Posted Signs

Hundreds, maybe thousands, of signs illegally posted on utility poles throughout Canarsie were removed over the last several weeks in a project undertaken through the cooperation of state Assemblyman Alan Maisel, the Millennium Development Cor More...

Transit Authority To Increase L Train Service In December

Subway riders who rely on the Canarsie L Line should notice more elbow room and more frequent service starting in December. Service is being increased on weekdays and weekends. More...

Boo-tiful Decorations Adorn Local Residences FOR HALLOWEEN

If you see this skeleton-driven motorcycle in the rearview mirror, get outta the way! More...

Letters/Opinion

Question of the Week

Question: do you agree that city teachers in some schools will be eligible for merit pay if their schools improve academically. Why? More...

Inconvenient Closures

Dear Editor, The closing of so many neighborhood stores is a big hardship for area residents who depend on local shopping and do not drive. To keep Canarsie alive, new stores should open up - bigger and better. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Our State Lawmakers: Just A Bunch Of City Brats

You don't have to look too closely nowadays to see and hear two leaders of New York State government arguing like schoolboys so vehemently that nothing is getting done in Albany. More...

Special Sections

Other News

2,000 Trees Planted In Brooklyn

More than 50 volunteers planted an estimated 2,000 trees at Four Sparrows Marsh, an area north of the Belt Parkway overpass on Flatbush Avenue just a few miles from Canarsie last Saturday, as part of the city's Million Trees NYCinitiative. More...

Local Civic Leader Alerts Residents About "Superbug"

Wanda Ihrig, president of the Informed Voices Civic Association, was on the mark last week during the regular monthly meeting of her organization, when she warned residents of the dreaded "superbug. More...

Police Nab Suspect In Series Of Burglaries In The East 80s

Police from the 69th Precinct have arrested a suspect in the burglary spree that hit at least six homes in the East 80s section in recent months. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Mercenary Group Leaves Black Mark On America

Any fan of spy thrillers knows Black Ops is CIA-speak for covert operations that involve activities that are typically of questionable ethics and legality. Non-fans now know it, too. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Job Training Program For Small Businesses Is Launched

A cabinet-making company in the South Bronx, a dairy in Southeast Queens, an information technology firm in Manhattan. At first blush, they might not seem to be very much alike. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Many Well-Known Black Families Here

In the days long ago before integration, we folks in Little Old Canarsie had many well-known and outstanding black families who served our country in the Civil War. There is the pastor of their Church, Rev. More...

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