July 10, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

WOMAN ATTACKED IN HOME INVASION

A Canarsie woman was punched, tied to a treadmill and had her life threatened early Sunday when a man invaded her home looking for money, police said. Police from the 69th Precinct were called at about 10 a.m. More...

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Canarsien Shot After Brief Argument With "Troublemaker"

A Canarsie resident was shot in the ankle late last Sunday by a man he got into an argument with at the corner of East 80th Street and Flatlands Avenue, police said. More...

Community Mourns Passing Of Activist Jim Haver

Area residents this week mourned the passing of long time Canarsien Jim Haver, who passed away on Saturday, July 5 after a short illness. He was 83. Few Canarsiens knew Mr. Haver by his first name - Oscar. More...

Free Concerts Bringing Summer Of Music To Brooklyn

Free Monday concerts enter their 26th summer in Central Brooklyn, highlighting an eclectic lineup of performers appearing at another exciting edition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The new york times said that in her will, leona helmsley left instructions that an entire charitable trust valued at $5 billion to $8 billion should be used for "the care and welfare of dogs." What are your thoughts on this? More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

A Positive End To The School Year

Our public school students have just completed their first full week of summer vacation, and school is probably the last thing on their minds. But at City Hall and at the New York City Department of Education, the schools always come first. More...

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Other News

PAL's Summer Program Kicks Off At Canarsie Park

The Police Athletic League (PAL) kicked off its Summer Play Street Program last Monday in parks and other safe public areas around the city, including 35 sites in Brooklyn. More...

Fourth Of July Brings Families Together At Canarsie Pier

Hours before the nation's largest fireworks display thrilled millions along the East River last Friday, more than three dozen families celebrated Independence Day under tents and on picnic tables in the grassy grilling area adjacent to Canar More...

Generations Summer Camp Underway At Local Schools

Roll out the red carpet, the limousines - lights, camera, action! This wasn't the premier of the latest Hollywood blockbuster - it was opening day of Generations Summer Camp program, on Monday, June 30 in P.S. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Who Will Come, If They Can't Build It?

The rebuilding of Ground Zero has become more of a fiasco than our needless venture into Iraq. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Embarrassing Disgrace Of Ground Zero

The terrorists obliterated the World Trade Center on that fateful eleventh day of Sep-tember in 2001 and they murdered nearly 3,000 people. Immediately afterwards, the American people rose up in patriotic defiance. More...

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