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CHS Students Earn Top Honors In U.N. Competition

A team of six Canarsie High School students recently won a United Nations-sponsored competition over 23 other entrants. More...

Annual Bridges Festival's A Big Hit With Canarsiens

Hundreds of Canarsie residents came out Sunday to enjoy the 13th annual Canarsie Bridges Festival. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: AFTER SERVING HIS SENTENCE IN PRISON FOR DOG FIGHTING, SHOULD THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE GIVE QUARTERBACK MICHAEL VICK THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY AGAIN? WHY OR WHY NOT? More...

Letters To the Editor

The following is a copy of a May 21 letter sent to the Canarsie Courier. Dear Chancellor Klein: I am writing to express my strong opposition to the placement of a Transfer School within I.S. 211 in Canarsie. More...

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Special Sections

Other News

Few Attend Meetings On Transfer High School Plan Change

A month after Canarsie residents voiced dissatisfaction about a proposed transfer high school slated for a new building on East 107th Street, rumors about a change in the by the Department of Education (DOE) plans to place it at John Wilson Interme More...

DOE Withdraws Plans For Marine Park Charter School

A sincere, but slightly giddy Councilman Lew Fidler announced last Friday that the planned charter school for Intermediate School 278, on Stuart Street in Marine Park, has been withdrawn by the Department of Education. More...

One Hurt In "Out-Of-Control" Crash

The driver of the above van was injured Tuesday morning at about 10 a.m. when he apparently lost control of his vehicle on East 80th Street near Avenue L, police said. The van crashed into the fence and into two parked cars, cops said. More...

Sports

Lady Chiefs Magical Soccer Season Ends In Quarterfinals

After defeating heavily favored fourth-seeded School of Art and Business High School, 2-1, in overtime at Flushing Meadow Park last week, Canarsie High School had the confidence it needed to upset fifthseeded Francis Lewis High School in the PSAL c More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Fans Are Cheated When Tickets Go To Scalpers

Ticket scalping has exasperated serious entertainment seekers for more than a century, although it seems to have manifested after rock and roll concerts burst on the scene in the 1960s. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Politics: It Would Make A Helluva Comedy If It Wasn't So Sad

T here probably aren't too many of you out there who remember a movie by the name of "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington." If you don't remember it from Way Back, perhaps you've seen it on Turner Classic Movies on television or on another movie channel. More...

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