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I.S. 211 Holds Elections For Their Own Presidents

While most political observers were focused on the McCain vs. More...

Local Activist Named Senior Pastor Of Church

Congratulations to Reverend Nathan Williams, executive director of Canarsie's Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club, who has been elected Senior Pastor of the Solid Rock Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant. More...

Presidential Election As Seen By An American Abroad

On November 4 individuals across the world stayed up late to watch the results of one of the most dynamic U.S. presidential races in recent history. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Mayor Bloomberg last week offered a number of suggestions, including a 15% tax increase, canceling the January Police Academy class, increasing fines and reducing library hours, among others, to balance the budget. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude Sober Observations In The Wake Of A Political Milestone

By Neil S. Friedman

It's now nine days since America elected its first African-American president. Seconds after 11 p.m. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Tears Flowed Freely — For The Second Time

When the word was announced that Senator Barack Obama had officially beaten Senator John McCain for the Presidency on November 4, I must admit I felt the lump come into my throat and, while I didn't blubber, the tears gently flowed while I More...

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Other News

Mill Basin Temple Remembers Kristallnacht

Monday marked the 70th anniversary of the Kristallnacht as Jews around the world attended gatherings to remember the prelude to the Holocaust. More...

Collision At Flatlands/Remsen Intersection

The driver of the 1995 Lexus (at left) sedan was injured after her vehicle collided with the two-door Honda (above right) last Thursday morning. According to police, Magalie Marc, 41, of E. More...

Stock Room Workers Target Merchandise As Their Own

Two employees of the Target store at the Gateway Mall, just east of Canarsie, were arrested last Thursday after allegedly stealing an assortment of goods from the store's stock room. More...

Sports

Falcons Upset Chiefs, 26-22, To Crush Playoff Hopes

With home field advantage and two convincing wins heading into the post-season, the Canarsie High School football squad had every reason to feel confident against Susan Wagner High School in a first round playoff game Saturday. More...

From The Mayor...

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Helping New Yorkers Through These Tough Economic Times

The economic downturn is increasing the financial stresses on working and middle class New Yorkers. City agencies are also feeling the pinch, and tightening their belts, too. But we've still got a duty to help. More...

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