March 20, 2008 RSS feed / Other News

Lou Gets His Due

It's taken a long time for the Veterans Administration and other agencies to recognize the contribution Canarsien Lou Schlamowitz gave to our country when he served overseas during the Korean Conflict in the 1950s. More...

Assembly Budget Proposal Will Help Neediest Families

Assemblyman Alan Maisel (D-59th AD) announced that the Assembly's budget includes an increase in the pub-lic assistance grant to help New York's neediest families. The adjustment, he noted, is the first increase in 18 years. More...

Sanit Dept. Schedules Spring Cleaning Events Citywide

With spring around the corner, soon New Yorkers will head to the stores to buy new clothes and perhaps the latest electronic gadgets. And at the same time, they'll have to decide what to do with the stuff they no longer want. More...

Animal Group Offers Sensible Options To Harmful Declawing

The Humane Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association advise pet owners to consider declawing only as a last resort. More...

HAPPY EASTER TO ALL!

The publishers and staff of the Canarsie Courier wish our readers, advertisers and the community a healthy, happy Easter weekend. The Courier office will be closed tomorrow, Good Friday and reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, March 24. More...

Crime Stoppers Offers Rewards In Two Local Cases

Crime Stoppers, in conjunction with the NYPD, has authorized substantial rewards for information leading to convictions for two felonies that occur-red in the local area a year ago - one an assault and the other a murder. More...

Sampson Hosts Budget Meeting With Health Care Providers

State Senator John Sampson (D-Brooklyn), the ranking Democrat on the NYS Senate Health Committee, hosted his second annual pre-budget conference with NYC's health care administrators. More...

You Must File Tax Return To Get 'Stimulus' Rebate

Assemblyman Alan Maisel (D-59th AD) this week issued a reminder to his constituents and other Brooklyn residents they must file a 2007 federal income tax return in order to qualify for the economic stimulus payment, even if they are not normal More...

Out of the Mouths of Babes

Send us a photograph by E-mail or U.S. mail of your favorite baby (under one year) and it will appear in a future issue with a cute caption like those above. Photos may be altered for space and only one family per week. More...

Pet Of The Week

With one big ear stuck up and the other down, Pinky is cute as, well, a bug's ear. She's also lively and a little mischievous. She is a 10-month-old American Staffordshire Terrier. More...

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