October 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

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P.S. 115 Students And Staff Learn More Than Three Rs

In the ongoing effort to bolster the science curriculum in city schools, students and staff at Public School 115 have been immersed in several projects, including one on the effects of global warming and another on the habitats in the Jamaic More...

Police, AAA Offer Halloween Safety Tips To Kids & Adults

Halloween is tomorrow and because it falls on a Friday it causes an expected rise in the number of partygoers and trick-or-treaters taking to the streets. More...

Scoop That Dog Poop — Or You'll Pay A Lot More

Department of Sanitation (DOS) Commissioner John Doherty last week announced that the penalty for failure to remove your dog's waste on city streets (NYS Public Health Law, Section 310) and parks is immediately being raised to $250 — a 1 More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To the Editor

A Plea For Donations

Dear Business Owners: Throughout the school year, I speak to you through letters, like this one, to tell you about the special events at our school. Now, I am asking for your help. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The L subway line will soon have new technology that allows riders to see the exact location of the next train. What other improvements would you like to see on the Canarsie-14th Street line? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Road To The White House Paved With Bogus Inferences

In less than six days — barring a snafu like there was in Florida eight years ago — we'll know who's going to be leading our country for the next four difficult years. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Where Are Our Younger People At Civic Meetings?

Shhh! The word is getting out! Pretty soon everyone in the community will be getting the idea that — wonder of wonders — residents who attend community meetings, for the most part, are senior citizens. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Local Houses Get "Haunted" For Halloween

Though the tradition of decorating houses for Halloween has diminished in the community over the years, the painstaking Canarsie Courier staff recently ventured hither and yon in Canarsie and surrounding neighborhoods to find a few spooktacula More...

Driver Hurt In Mill Basin Crash

Witnesses told police that the driver of the above car apparently lost control of the vehicle before it crashed into the parked van(at left) at Avenue K near East 58th Street last Friday morning. More...

Two Injured When Cycle Collides With SUV On Remsen Avenue

A 27-year-old motorcyclist traveling north on Remsen Avenue collided head-on with a 2003 Jeep SUV at the Farra-gut Road intersection Friday, October 24, resulting in injuries to the cyclist and the driver of the Jeep, police said. More...

Obituaries

Obituary

JONES, FREDERICK died on October 8, 2008. The Jones; James; and Lewis family mourns the loss of Frederick Jones. Fred was aptly known as "Mr. More...

Sports

Chiefs Soar Over Falcons To Improve Playoff Hopes

With a playoff spot hanging in the balance, the Canarsie High School football team faced a must-win situation against Grady High School Saturday. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Protecting New York City's Businesses in Tough Times

I want to say a few words to everyone who owns, who works in, or who relies on goods or services from our city's small businesses. More...

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