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Students Rewarded For Meeting Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblyman Alan Maisel recently presented certificates to seven P.S. 115 students who participated in the 2008 Summer Reading Challenge. More...

DOT Studies Generally Determine Traffic Signal Needs

Some residents cross the same busy street dozens of times and may wonder why a traffic signal has not been installed at a particular intersection. More...

BP Helps Launch Speakers Series At New Local High School

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz stopped by the High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media on the Canarsie High School campus last week to introduce Byron Lewis, Chairman & CEO of UniWorld Group, and launch a speakers seri More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

Editor, Recently, two tragic fires claimed eight lives. In Manhattan on October 11, flames and black smoke in a Chelsea apartment wiped out an entire family - two parents and four young children. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: What budget adjustments, if any, have you made for yourself or your family under the current financial crisis? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Democracy Can't Be Ignored In Term Limits Decision

Barring a restraining order, the term limits controversy could be resolved today if the City Council, as announced, votes on Michael Bloomberg's plan to revise the term limits law that would allow the mayor and most of the city's elected o More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Improving City Services Even In Tough Economic Times

Ever heard of 'secret shoppers?' A lot of businesses use them to monitor and improve customer service. Secret shoppers patronize stores, restaurants, hotels, and other businesses, then evaluate the quality of service they received. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Ghost & Goblins, Boys & Ghouls Take Part In Marine Park Halloween Walk

Scores of children and their parents took part in the annual Marine Park Halloween Walk last Saturday afternoon. More...

Despite Opposition, CB 18 Approves Mill Basin Group Home

Community Board 18 members met on October 15 to discuss the heated topic of a group home for developmentally disabled adult males in Mill Basin. More...

Residents Are Informed On Local Concerns At Monthly Civic Meeting

Nearly a hundred residents attended the Informed Voices Civic Association monthly meeting at Holy Family Monday evening to obtain important updates on community services and local quality of life issues, including the mortgage and economic c More...

Obituaries

Obituary

NORMANDY, KATHLEEN, 83, died September 8, 2008. Kathleen was a longtime resident of Canarsie. The wake will be at Guarino Funeral Home, 9222 Flatlands Avenue More...

Obituary

Henry Carl Brockdorff , a former Canarsie resident, a very much loved man, father to Michael, Kevin and Beverlee; grandfather to 11; greatgrandfather to 3. Husband to his bride Florence for 53 wonderful years. More...

Sports

Sharks Take A 14-6 Bite Out Of Canarsie Chiefs

Going into Saturday's game against host Sheeps-head Bay High School, the Canarsie High School varsity football squad knew that a win would im-prove its chances of acquiring a higher playoff seed, but a loss could put a damper on its postseas More...

Falcons Soar 28-0 Over Winless Vikings

Attempting to secure their first win of the season, South Shore High School's Vikings came onto their home field Saturday and, instead, showed, accord-ing to veteran head coach Tommy Salvato, how "young and inexperienced they are." Fol More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

If I Don't Know By This Time, Can I Flip A Coin?

I have a couple of questions originally intended for you. More...

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