February 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Holy Family Parents Angered Over Handling Of School Closing

Many irate parents of Holy Family School students have complained about the treatment they received from school officials regarding the announcement two weeks ago that the school will be closed next September. More...

Owners Cancel Starrett City Sale Amid Tough Real Estate Market

More than two years after the "For Sale" sign went up for Starrett City, the owners last week announced they gave up their plans to sell the 46- tower apartment complex east of Canarsie after a tentative deal with nonprofit groups and developers di More...

City Councilman Says Rezoning's "Finally" Coming Here

For the first time in 47 years, the Brooklyn neighborhood of Canarsie will get its chance at rezoning. Councilman Lew Fidler, who spearheaded the long-awaited zoning campaign, broke the news to the public at this month's Community Board 18 meeting. More...

Letters/Opinion

Sen. Sampson's Letter to The New York Post

I'm sure that I speak for the majority of New Yorkers and Americans today when I say that the Sean Delonas cartoon run in the New York Post on February 18th was in bad taste and improper judgment. More...

"Cartoonist Not Worthy of First Amendment Protection"

Assemblyman Nick Perry has joined the call for the firing of the New York Post editor and cartoonist in the following written statement. More...

Awareness About Female Heart Disease Is Important

Editor: In response to your article on "Ladies in Red Raise Heart Disease Awareness," (Feb. 19, page 6) I am impressed by the work that EHE is doing to raise awareness about this very serious issue, Heart Disease in women. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Mayor Tells FUBA Meeting More Economic Bad News

Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week told scores of Canarsiens and others at a local town hall meeting that in addition to the thousands of jobs already lost, due to the current financial crisis, the city can expect an estimated 3,000 more through the More...

L Line Is Now City's First Fully-Computerized Subway

The future of New York City's subways has finally arrived. On Tuesday, the L line, which operates between Rockaway Parkway in Canarsie and 14th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, began operating overnight — between midnight and 5 a.m. More...

Havin' A Party Has What You Want For Every Celebration

With the Jewish holiday of Purim on March 10, children from Canarsie and local yeshivas recently went to Havin' A Party on Avenue L looking for party invitations, decorations and balloons, as well as a variety of costumes which is what the children More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Cartoon Crossed Bounds Of Press Freedom & Taste

In these challenging economic times, the last thing the New York Post needs is a loss of advertising. But, that's precisely what the daily tabloid may have to cope with in the days and weeks ahead More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Developing Short & Long Term Ways To Help New York Through Recession

Last week, we received a visit from not one, but two members of President Obama's Cabinet: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano; and Education Secretary Arne Duncan. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Keeping In Touch With Your Community Newspaper

As a weekly community newspaper, we don't operate like the great big daily ones or the ones portrayed in those old movies; no big, fat cigar in the editor's mouth as he yells commands to a platoon of reporters; no wide brimmed hat on the feature ed More...

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