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Students Get Lessons In Dance At P.S. 114

May 19 kicked off National Dance Week at Public School 114 on Remsen Avenue. Students celebrated the culture of dance by putting on a special performance last Thursday morning. More...

Sebago's Open House: Up The Bay With A Paddle

The bright, sunny weather couldn't have cooperated better Saturday, as Canarsie's Sebago Canoe Club held an Open House to help celebrate it 75th anniversary. More...

Marine Park Civic Group Balks At Schoolyard Makeover

In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, attendees at the monthly meeting of the Marine Park Civic Association last week began the evening with a heartfelt tribute to veterans and all men and women currently in the armed forces after s More...

Sports

Cricket Highlights From Memorial Day Weekend

With over 500 runs scored in 70 overs, spectators got more than they bargained for as Travel Treat Cricket Club beat Carriacou United Cricket Club by 33 runs in a high scoring event at Marine Park on Sunday. More...

Canarsie H.S. Wrestling Coach Honored

(From left) Lee Roy Smith (National Wrestling Hall of Fame) and Keith Conrade, wrestling coach at Canarsie High School, holds trophy he recently receivede after being named High School Developmental Coach of the Year. More...

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Creating A Stronger Future For New York City

Memorial Day weekend is always a special time of the year for our city. More...

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Memorial Day Parade Upholds Local Tradition

Having a Memorial Day parade in Canarsie is like having a Christmas tree during the holiday season - it's a must - whether the weather is nice or not. More...

Cops Probe Fatal Stabbing Of 20-Year-Old

Authorities from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad are investigating the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old party-goer early Tuesday just as a Memorial Day party was breaking up at a private home on East 80th Street between Flatlands Avenue and More...

Residents At CB 18 Meeting Express Ire At Overnight Pier Closing

Many Canarsie residents filled the Kings Plaza Community Room last week for this month's Community Board 18 meeting to express their displeasure about the decision to close Canarsie Pier overnight, which went into affect over the weekend. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: After two recently disputed home run calls by umpires at Yankee Stadium, there's renewed talk about introducing instant replay beginning next season for some controversial decisions, like home runs and foul balls. More...

Letters To the Editor

"Bridges" Didn't Bridge

Dear Editor: Having been at the May 18th Jewish Community Council's "Canarsie Bridges" event, we were disappointed in the small number of attending adult community residents. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Presidential Race Could Use A Little 'Idolizing'

More than 27 million Americans reportedly watched last week's "American Idol" finale won by underdog David Cook. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Texas Religious Sect Members Have Right To Be Mad

It was about six or seven weeks ago- around the first week in April- when we all witnessed approximately 460 children who lived at a polygamist sect's ranch in San Angelo, Texas being pulled away from their mothers and herded into those ye More...

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