July 3, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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Canarsie Library's Bookin' 'Em Again

The interior of the newly renovated Canarsie library on Rockaway Parkway, which debuted on Monday, was greeted with enthusiasm by dozens of local residents who showed up to read and have access to its computers. More...

Local Girl Scouts, Cubs Proudly Get Their Merit Awards

The 2008 Summer Olympics aren't until August, but Girl Scout Troop 2043 worked hard to earn Gold, Silver and Bronze merit awards, which they received during a special event last Saturday at Holy Family School. More...

Brooklyn Offers An Array Of Staycation Spots

In our second series of New York City "staycations" - attractions and sites that can easily be reached by car and public transportation without emptying your wallet as you fill your gas tank - we'll visit Coney Island and the New York Aqua More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Alana, congratulations on your high school graduation. You have achieved so much. You have truly earned your scholarships for academic excellence. Continue on your road to success at St. Francis. We are so proud of you. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Keeping New York City Moving Forward

The start of summer always brings a flurry of activity as we close out the school year, finalize the City's budget, and wrap up the legislative session in Albany. More...

Special Sections

Other News

City Unveils "Waterfalls" Public Art Project

NEW YORK (AP) - Four walls of water cascaded into the East River off Manhattan last Thursday in a public art spectacle that Mayor Michael Bloomberg called the "most unexpected" waterfalls between North America and Africa. More...

COURIER OFFICE CLOSED INDEPENDENCE DAY, JULY 4

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Independence Day, Friday, July 4. It will reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 7. More...

Cops Vow "Zero Tolerance" For Illegal Fireworks

Police from the 69th Precinct said they are not taking any excuses and they will penalize anyone who uses fireworks this year with the severest of penalties. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Have you cut back on your normal consumption of tomatoes since the news about scores of salmonella cases, including some in the Metropolitan area, have been linked to them? Why? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

Next January, A Lefty Will Be President

Whoever wins the November presidential election, the new Commander-in-Chief will be a lefty More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Poor Ex-MTA Board Members Don't Have A Perk

Harrumph! That was the first word out of the mouth of the former MTA board member two weeks ago when he found he would not be allowed his free ride on the Long Island Rail Road anymore. "Harrumph!" was the second word too. More...

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