February 5, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

BURGLAR HITS CAR REPAIR SHOP

A burglar apparently went to a lot of trouble late last Saturday when he robbed a car repair shop on East 92nd Street and got away with some cash, a car battery and a half-gallon of Hennessy liquor, police said. More...

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Pol, Courier Get DEP Moving On East 100 St. Water Main Break

After a few exasperating weeks coping with a water main break on East 100th Street, between avenues M and N, and a lack of response after reporting the problem to the city's Department of Environmental Protection, More...

Former Canarsien Asks For Help Finding Birth Parents

Former Canarsien Cindy Nelson, who now lives in Coral Springs, Florida, was born in Brooklyn in May of 1967 and given the name Kim Martin shortly before her mother had to give her up for adoption. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A QUEENS COUNCIL MEMBER WANTS THE CITY TO BAN HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES BECAUSE OF WHAT HE AND ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS CALL "OPPRESSIVE AND INHUMANE TREATMENT" OF THE ANIMALS ON AND OFF THE JOB, INCLUDING AN EIGHT HOUR WORK DAY AND AN INCREAS More...

"You Got It Right!"

Editor: I am writing to commend the article written by Neil Friedman in the January 29 edition of the Canarsie Courier ("Subway Record Set At Rkwy. Pkwy. Terminal"). More...

Response To Mayor's Budget

Dear Editor, As New York City Comptroller, I recognize that times are tough for all New Yorkers. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Taking The Non-Tech Approach To Digital TV

About a year ago, when I realized the wonderful TV set that I have in my kitchen was, uh, of a lower class (analog, and non-cable, to you aristocrats), I became astutely aware that the date I would have to make a changeover to digital would be Febr More...

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Judge Orders Traffic Studies Near Proposed Waste Site

Following the January 20th hearing where a judge heard opposition to the proposed medical waste transfer site at East 100th Street and Farragut Road, president of the South Canarsie Civic Association Mary Anne Sallustro announced that traffic studi More...

"Fireworks" On The Parkway Spark Power Outages

Canarsie firefighters responded to a series of emergency calls last Thursday from residents and passersby on Rockaway Parkway between avenues J and L when telephone wires above the streets began sparking wildly. More...

Police Use Kid Gloves To Apprehend "Disturbed" Man

Using minimal force, the utmost patience and apparently the most proper tactics, police from the 69th Precinct joined with the NYPD's Emergency Service Units and Hostage Negotiating Team in apprehending an emotionally disturbed person who had threa More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Some Musings About Creatures Great And Small

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! That's what Dorothy, Scarecrow and Tinman were worried about on the way to the Emerald City as they ambled through the creepy forest before encountering the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Pulling Through Tough Times Together As New Yorkers

Today most New Yorkers are looking at their household budgets to find ways to cut expenses, increase income, and make ends meet in this difficult economy. At City Hall, we're doing that, too. More...

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