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African-Americans Celebrate Seven-Day Kwaanza Holiday

The African-American holiday of Kwaanza began yesterday, December 26. Kwanzaa was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. It is celebrated through singing, speaking, dancing and reciting traditional. More...

Breukelen Houses Becomes A Holiday Wonderland!

For the past few years, residents of Breukelen Houses and the group called Community Based Operations For All Neighborhoods (CBOFAN) has held a friendly "competition" to see how well they decorate various portals and entrances throughout the p More...

2008 New York City Parking Rules

The following are days when the New York City Department of Transportation is scheduled to suspend alternate-side-of-the-street parking regulations in 2008. More...

Sports

Lady Vikings Unblemished Record Improves To 8-0

The South Shore High School girls varsity basketball team remains un defeated at 8-0 going into the New Year. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

East River Bridges May Get Tolls For Thee

A year after Mike Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan surfaced, it remains in limbo as a result of attacks and disapproval from all sides. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Our Isolated Village With The Quaint, Friendly People

In this story of things that were done in the old days when Canarsie was a small town, more or less isolated from downtown Brooklyn, I will relate some of the things that were told to me by someone much older than I. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Victim Arrested After Con Ed Fakers Invade Home

Two men posing as Con Ed workers who forced their way into an apartment in a private house on East 99th Street last Friday afternoon "either knew what they were doing - or had no idea what they were getting into," police said. More...

Group Of Youths Attack, Rob Teen

Police from the 69th Precinct said a 19-year-old man , who was on his cell phone, was attacked by a group of about seven or eight youths as he crossed the intersection of Rockaway Parkway and Seaview Avenue last Friday afternoon. More...

Man Shoots Girlfriend Then Commits Suicide

Detectives from the office of NYPD's Deputy Commissioner of Public Information Paul Browne said this week that a resident of the northern section of East 92nd Street took his own life late Christmas night after shooting his girlfriend, apparen More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Mr. Rogers: This is to let you know how thrilled we were to open the December 20th issue of the Courier and see the photos and articles you published on the Great Commission Christian School visit to your office. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Last month, the City Council established regulations prohibiting the use of government or campaign funds by its members on congratulatory, seasonal or commemorative ads. Briefly, why do you agree or disagree? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

2007 - Not That Bad, All Things Considered

The community had its share of good, bad, mediocre and, well, excellent happenings in 2007 - all covered by your friendly, soon-to-be 87 year old newspaper, the Canarsie Courier. More...

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