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Seddio House Makes Holiday Season Brighter In Canarsie

Despite the bitter cold Sunday evening, dozens of people weathered the frigid elements to attend the 46th annual Seddio house holiday lighting ceremony. More...

American Bikers Club Makes 20th Holiday Visit To Four Seasons Home

It's two decades now that members of the American Bikers Club have taken the time to visit the Four Seasons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to bring its residents good cheer during the holiday season. More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Flatlands Ave. Repaving Request

Editor's note: A copy of the following letter was received by the Canarsie Courier. Dear Commissioner Sadik-Khan: Last May, I wrote to you about the condition of many of the roads in the Canarsie area of my district. More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: An MTA rescue plan presented last week includes tolls on the free East River and Harlem River bridges that would minimize service reductions and keep a fare hike as low as possible. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Helping Needy New Yorkers During This Holiday Season

The holidays are now upon us and, as a City, we certainly have much to be thankful for: We owe thanks for our police officers, firefighters, and correction workers, who have driven crime and fire deaths to record lows, putting their lives on More...

Special Sections

Other News

Carib Group Hosts Early Christmas For Homeless Children

The Caribbean American Center of New York spread holiday cheer with gifts for over 100 needy New York children at its 11th annual Christmas Holiday Celebration at Brooklyn Borough Hall last Friday. More...

Lack Of Funds Delays BayView Center Opening

The highly-anticipated grand open-ing of the community center at Shore Parkway at the BayView Houses has been further delayed due to lack of funding for programs at the site. More...

NYPD Negotiating Team Called To Bergen Avenue Hostage Scene

Police from the 63rd Precinct, together with the NYPD's Hostage Negotiating Team and Emergency Service Unit SWAT teams, converged on a house on Bergen Avenue near Avenue L Wednesday morning when a man was reported to have held a hostage there. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Mayor Wrong To Use Grid Star As Political Propaganda

I intended to ignore the Plaxico Burress incident since my editor made it the subject of his column last week, but, since then, a couple of things - especially the gun issue - convinced me to convey my own five cents. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The MTA: Haven't We Been Through This Mess Before?

Do you remember the holiday season back in 2005? More...

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