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Obama Presidency Spurs Art Talents Of P.S./I.S. 66 Students

The election of President Barack Obama has spurred the students of PS/IS 66 to showcase their artistic talents. More...

Councilman Backs Task Force To Handle Bedbug "Epidemic"

There is a rising insect epidemic in New York City. And for many it is a throw back to over 50 years ago when this pest was fought with the now-banned insecticide DDT. More...

P.S. 244 Hallways Are Transformed Into An Innovative Museum

An innovative "museum" recently opened in a most unlikely location — the hallways of District 18's Public School 244, at 5400 Tilden Avenue, where the work of students was showcased in a variety of theme-related exhibits. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy 28th Birthday to our daughter Toni on St. Patrick's Day, March 17th. We are looking forward to celebrating your special day this year. We can't wait to see you and your family. We love you and are very proud of all you have accomplished. More...

This Week's Attitude

Thi s Week' s Attit ude

Sometimes A Hero Ain't Nothin' But A Sandwich

In our celebrity-obsessed culture, the term "hero" is commonly misrepresented, much like the words "superstar" or "megastar," which tend to be excessively cited. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Helping New Yorkers Live Longer, Healthier Lives

With so many businesses and families struggling to pull through this recession, good news has been pretty hard to come by lately. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Power Outage At Local Post Office

Looking like creatures from "War of the Worlds," Con Ed trucks, with cherry-pickers extended, lined up in front of the Canarsie Post Office on Flatlands Avenue yesterday as they worked to restore power to the facility after an area power outage tha More...

Precinct C.O. Addresses Quality Of Life Issues At Local Civic Meeting

The focus of Tuesday evening's monthly United Canarsie South Civic Association meeting was quality of life issues within the community. More...

Perry Calls For Ban On Waste Sites Near Residential Areas; Schedules Rally On March 21

Community leaders and residents will hold a rally on Saturday, March 21 (time to be determined) against the hazardous medical waste transfer station proposed for 10002 Farragut Road. More...

Letters/Opinion

"Pride & Promise"

Dear Editor: We are writing in response to and as an appeal to the "anonymous" writer of a letter to the editor ("Degrading Fiasco"), published on February 19, regarding the Inaugural celebration held at I.S. 68 on January 20. More...

Thank You, Canarsie Courier

Spring begins in March. We turn our clocks ahead in March. And the new administration of President Barack Obama is moving into full bloom. Much to be thankful for. More...

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: With current economic conditions making it tough on everyone, is there anything you're still spending on that you might soon cut back on? Like what? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

President Obama's Plate's Just Too Full To Digest It All

President Barack Obama deserves a lot of credit for trying to fulfill so many of his campaign promises so fast. More...

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