June 19, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

SUSPECT CAUGHT IN FATAL STABBING

It only took a short time for officers from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad to capture a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a 20-year-old party reveler on May 29. More...

Top Stories

Ground Broken For 'Green' Marine Park Community Center

Local elected officials joined senior citizens, students, community residents, members of Millennium Development and others last Friday afternoon in Marine Park to break ground for a new Community Center that will be located near the curren More...

Former Courier Honoree Earns Special Olympics Medals

Two months before athletes from around the world compete in the 2008 Summer Olympics in China, more than 2,200 athletes and coaches, plus support personnel, thousands of local volunteers and family members participated in the New York State More...

Brooklyn Lottery Winner Bought Lucky Ticket In Mill Basin

Forty-four-year-old Brooklyn bachelor Richard Randazzo, who counts on tips he gets as a doorman at a Manhat-tan high-rise to help make ends meet, suddenly became a millionaire when he scratched one of the New York Lottery's Set For Life instan More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: A city agency just issued a permit for the installation of a 52 foot cell tower on private property on Canarsie Road. Some in the community object to it for various reasons. What is your opinion? More...

Letters to the Editor

"Speak Little, Accomplish Much"

Editor: In Jewish literature, there is a wise saying that goes, "Speak little and accomplish much." This sums up the philosophy of the Jewish Community Council of Canarsie. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Customer Service Suffers When Profits Come First

If you get as frustrated as I do with customer service over the telephone, raise your hand. Wow! That's more than I imagined. Guess it's worse than I thought. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Supreme Court Order: Finally A Voice Of Justice

One of the main assets of our great country, one that sets us apart - and above - all others, is the trust we have in our laws. More...

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Other News

Mary Queen Of Heaven Festival's A Winner!

The event was billed as the Mary Queen of Heaven 2008 Spring Festival - but, as anyone who attended can tell you - it was much more than that. More...

Ex-Assemblywoman To Pay The Price For Corruption

Former Brooklyn Assemblywo-man Diane Gordon, whose legislative district covered parts of Canarsie and East New York, was sentenced last Thursday to a two-to-six year prison term for accepting a bribe offer from a developer in exchange for a More...

St. Jude Pastor Says Necessary Changes Made To Save Schools

Monsignor John Delendick, pastor of the Shrine of St. Jude and a member of the board of directors for Our Lady Of Trust School of Canarsie, this week responded to the Parent's Association meeting regarding the "firing" of St. More...

Sports

Cricket League Action Heats Up At Marine Park

Grenada United Cricket Club extended its reign over the Carriacou United Cricket Club; expounding its club supremacy as cricket rivalry continued at Marine Park over the weekend. More...

Cyclones Edge S.I. Yankees To Win 8th Season Opener

After sweeping the Staten Island Yankees two games to none in the 2007 New York Penn League semifinals last September, the Brooklyn Cyclones looked to begin the baseball season on a positive note as they faced their cross-borough adversaries More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

The Waterfalls: Public Art Is Transforming New York's Waterfront

When you think of beautiful, powerful, cascades of water falling from the sky, you probably imagine Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, or Angel Falls in Venezuela, or Niagara Falls along the Canadian border. More...

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