September 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

BULLIED TEEN STABS HIS 'TORMENTOR'

After being tormented over the course of several days, police said a 17-year-old Breukelen resident stabbed a younger teenager Saturday night at East 105th Street and Farragut Road at around 10 p.m. More...

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Some Staff, Students Upset Over Canarsie H.S. Changes

Editor's note: The following was written by two veteran members of the Canarsie High School staff, who want the community to be aware of the situation since it was announced last year that the school was being "phased out" and replaced by thre More...

Two Bidders Remain In Sale Of Starrett City

Three of the four finalist developers competing to purchase Starrett City met with and answered questions from tenants and City Councilmember Charles Barron Monday at a public school within the housing complex. More...

Ceremony Held To Unveil New Computer Lab

Youths in the community can now log in to a great after school program at the Friends United Youth Center. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: It was announced last week that the city will distribute over $20 million in bonuses to some teachers and principals for boosting student performance in the last school year. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Report Cards Show Mayoral Control Of Schools Is Working

A couple of weeks into the school year and the news from the Department of Education has been pretty good, though there are a few pockets of problems. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Using Technology To Make City Safer, Cleaner And More Livable

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Other News

Courier Staff Sends Get Well Wish To Editor

To our managing editor, Charles (he prefers the informal 'Chuck') Rogers, whose on a temporary medical leave, we send you our sincerest wishes for a speedy recovery, but caution you not to return until you feel up to it — and your doctor More...

2008-09 NYC Public School Calendar

The following is a list of important dates and holidays for the 2008-09 school year: Tue.-Wed., Sept. 30-Oct. 1 - Rosh Hashanah Thursday, Oct. 9 - Columbus Day observed Tuesday, Nov. More...

Police Arrest Three After Attempted Car Theft

Police from the 69th Precinct, coordinating with the Brooklyn South Auto Larceny Unit, arrested three individuals last week suspected of attempting to steal a car in the East 80s near Glenwood Road. More...

Sports

Sport's Star Helps Kick Off HES Soccer Clinic Debut

Canarsie Park was filled with excitement, emotion, and much fun this past Sunday, September 21, 2008. More than 120 children took part in a soccer clinic put together by the Claudio Reyna Foundation and the Hebrew Educational Society (HES). More...

Chiefs Drub Knights, 42-6, In Football Home Opener

Canarsie High School's varsity football team show-ed it's resilience last Saturday as it bounced back from a heartbreaking 22-20 defeat to Fort Hamilton High School on September 13 and redeemed themselves against James Madison High School in More...

Travel Treat Crowned 2008 Brooklyn Cricket League Champs

Travel Treat beat Punjab by two runs in an exciting final on Sunday, to once again become champion in the Brooklyn League Cricket Competition at the fa-mous Marine Park in Brooklyn. More...

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