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Free Tennis Program Offered Daily At I.S. 211

On Monday, May 11, the Junior Tennis League of New York began its annual spring program that offers free tennis lessons to youngsters age 6 to 18 at various locations around the city. Canarsie's I.S. More...

Canarsie Cemetery On The Block To Non-Profit Agencies

The century-old Canarsie Cemetery is once again up for sale, according to city officials who this week invited qualified non-profit agencies to purchase the property. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: DO YOU THINK DONALD TRUMP, WHO RUNS THE BEAUTY PAGEANT, SHOULD HAVE "FIRED" MISS CALIFORNIA FROM THE MISS UNIVERSE CONTEST AFTER HER REMARKS OPPOSED TO GAY MARRIAGE AND/OR THE DISCLOSURE THAT SHE ONCE POSED FOR SEMI-NUDE PHOTOS? More...

Memorial Day Is For Patriots

In some circles, patriotism has become a synonym for arrogant or jingoistic. Some people even use it as a political weapon; "Don't question my patriotism," they say. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Helping Small Businesses In Tough Economic Times

A barbershop in Brooklyn. A family clothing store in Queens. An electrical contractor in the Bronx. A bakery, a fuel delivery company, and a shoe repair shop. Those are the kinds of small businesses that hold our neighborhoods together. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Cops Pick Up Two Suspects In Rash Of Cell Phone Thefts Here

Thanks to some good police work and input from members of the community, detectives from the 69th Precinct last week arrested two youths in connection with a rash of robberies of cell phones late last month. More...

Police Vow To Keep Summer Parties Under Control

Keeping the community quiet and safe during the summer was one of the topics discussed at this month's United Canarsie South Civic Association meeting. More...

Itinerary Set For Monday's Memorial Day Ceremonies

American Legion Canarsie Post 573 will sponsor the local Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25 and they're asking members of the community to join them in the march and preceding ceremonies to honor those who gave their lives in wars in the defense More...

Sports

Lady Chiefs Gut Out Win To Remain Undefeated

With the regular season winding down, the Canarsie High School girl's soccer team knew it had to beat Prospect Heights Campus High School in order to keep their undefeated record intact and hopes for a division title alive. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Don't Meddle With Schools Progress Under Mayoral Control

While skeptics are reluctant to admit it, mayoral control of public schools is a work in progress that, so far, has been a minor success. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Problem Of Torture Can Be Torturous

I'll be frank about it. I don't know where I stand on the controversy of torture. More...

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