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CEC Blasts School Construction Authority For Delayed Projects

The District 18 Community Educa-tion Council (CEC) last week blasted the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) for apparently drag-ging its feet on a variety of projects. Capital Budget plans for P.S. 135 and P.S. More...

Pick And Cut Your Own Christmas Tree At Ulster County Farm

The custom of setting up and decorating an evergreen tree for the holidays is an ancient one. For many, part of the joy of the season comes from the very selection of that tree. More...

Changes For B-83 Bus Route

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Sports

Chiefs Fourth Quarter Rally Earns Win Over Bulldogs

By Jerry Del Priore For three quarters last Saturday, the third-seeded Canarsie High School varsity football team failed to muster an offensive threat against Campus Magnet High School, and looked as if it might lose its first-round PSAL More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

City Has Been Preparing For The Unexpected

If there's anything we learned from the blackout that hit New York City in 2003 or the terrible hurricanes that devastated the Gulf Coast a couple of years ago, it's that it's really important to always be prepared for the unexpected. More...

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Thanksgiving Closing

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 22 & 23, for Thanksgiving. The Nov. 22 issue will be on newsstands on Wednesday, Nov. 21. More...

P.S. 135 Protestors Tell City To Park Its Schoolyard Plans

The three Rs have been supplemented at one District 18 public school with an essential, though non-educational, entity. For quite some time Public School 135 has been overcrowded and has needed more Room - thus a fourth R. More...

"All Hands" Called To Fight Smoky Brookdale Hospital Fire

At least 60 firefighters rushed to Brookdale Hospital Medical Center at Linden Boulevard and Rockaway Parkway Monday morning to fight a smoky second floor fire, according to a Fire Department spokesman. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Grading Progress Of Public Schools Is Best Method- For Now

Last week the mayor and schools chancellor released the first-ever Progress Reports for most of the city's 1,200+ public schools. (Schools under review, due to past problems and those being phased out, were not assessed. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

What's Next On The NASA's Space Agenda? How About Time?

Eight days ago - at precisely 1:01 p.m., the space shuttle Discovery touched the ground and ended its fifteen-day mission to the international space station floating about 300 miles above planet Earth. More...

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