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City Bus Knocks Down Light Pole To Avoid A Collision

A B-82 bus knocked down a light pole at the intersection of Flatlands and Louisiana avenues early Monday morning when the driver swerved to avoid a passenger vehicle that ran a red light, a New York City Transit spokesperson told the Canarsi More...

Bergen Beach Youngsters Learn Art Of Beautifying Community

Millennium Development is an innovator on the forefront of the healthy youth development principles, most recently illustrated by the creation of a Youth Leadership Summer Program, which serves youth ages 11 to 14. More...

City Unveils Unique, New Brownsville Playground

City officials, including Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe, City Councilman Charles Barron, along with 60 children from the Brownsville Summer Camp and others were present for last week's ribbon cutting ceremony to formally open t More...

Arts & Entertainment

'Staycation' Cultural Sites Abound Along Eastern Parkway

With fuel prices continuing to absorb a significant portion of family budgets this summer, vacation plans are revised keeping many trips closer to home. More...

Free Summer Music Concerts In Brooklyn

Free Monday concerts enter their 26th summer at another exciting edition of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Concert Series at Wingate Field. This year, the star-studded lineup continues through August 25. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Hard-Working Hackies Deserve $1 Fuel Surcharge

While almost everyone has been experiencing direct and residual financial effects from rising fuel prices, New York City taxi drivers have to be among those suffering the most. More...

From The Mayor...

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This Week New York Was Really An All-Star City

This week, the eyes of every baseball fan turned to New York City in anticipation of the 2008 All-Star Game. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Wading In Gerritsen Creek Is A Net Gain

With fishing nets in hand, anxious visitors came to Marine Park's Salt Marsh Nature Center on Sunday to explore what lurks in the waters of Gerritsen Creek. The event promoted an appreciation for wildlife, as well as the history of the site. More...

Collision On A Sunday Morning

Driver of the Chrysler SUV that flipped over after colliding with a Lincoln sedan on the morning of July 6, at the intersection of Glenwood Road and East 82 Street, is removed by Emergency Service personnel and taken by ambulance to Brookdale More...

East 85th Street Man Shot Taking A Midnight Stroll

As a Canarsie man and woman were walking near their home on East 85th Street between avenues K and L last Wednesday night, they became embroiled in an argument with another couple and the first man was shot in both legs, police said. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Reader's Appreciation

Dear Editor: I am a longtime resident of Canarsie (48 years) and I read the Canarsie Courier every chance I get. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The city announced that calls about getting help to quit smoking tripled last month after a pack of cigarettes topped $10 - and that the number of New Yorkers who have stopped has steadily gone up as prices rise. More...

Sports

St. Lucia Wins 6-Wicket Victory In Marine Park Cricket

St. Lucia defied odds to post a convincing 6-wicket defeat of Warriors at Marine Park on Sunday. Having set a challenging 324 for victory after Warriors blasted 323 in just 35 overs, the defiant St. More...

Sunday Is Free For Kids At Sports Museum Of America

Summer vacation just got cooler now that the Sports Museum of America (SmA) is free for children every Sunday morning in July and August. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Obama/McCain - Now I'm Doing The Flip-Flopping!

While all the media pundits, talk show hosts and round-table discussers are discussing how much Senator Barack Obama is flip-flopping on his basic, left-leaning philosophies... More...

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