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E. 100th St. Waste Transfer Issue Not Dead Yet

The application for the medical waste transfer site, proposed for East 100 Street and Farragut Road, is not dead, despite what many thought was a victory. More...

Mementos From 1984 Jacksons' Victory Tour

When Michael Jackson decided to tour with his brothers — Tito, Jermaine Marlon and Randy — one last time, they embarked on the 55- show "Jacksons' Victory Tour" across the U.S. and Canada. More...

Seven-Year-Old "Chess Master" Shows Seniors A Few Good Moves

The Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center at Avenue J and East 96th Street recently hosted a local intergenerational chess tournament. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

When I 'Moonwalked' With The King Of Pop

The sudden death last week of arguably the world's most recognized entertainer sent shockwaves across the globe and instigated a frenzy of communications via the Internet and mainstream news outlets. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Real Progress In Schools Thanks to Mayoral Control

Summer is officially here and that means the city's beaches — and its 54 pools — are now open for the season. More...

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Other News

Don't Be Confused, We're The One And Only — And The First!

The Canarsie Courier is an independent newspaper. Since our inception in 1921, we have not been connected to any other form of media, whether it is a chain of Brooklyn (or elsewhere) papers or any other form of communication. More...

Trio Tied Up As Robbers Hit Video Game Store

When 69th Precinct officers were patrolling the streets of the area on Saturday, June 28 at about 7 p.m. More...

Home Invasion On E. 88th St. Nets $11,500 In Cash, Clothing

Five members of one family became victims of a home invasion last Friday shortly after 11:30 a.m. when three men, one of whom claimed he was working for Con Ed, burst into their house on East 88th Street, police said. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The city's new Health Commissioner, Thomas Farley, wants large signs meant to frighten smokers by displaying grisly images of lung cancer, throat cancer and other pictures of possible damage to their health, posted at cash registers of ev More...

Pol Explains Albany Gridlock

Dear Constituents: As you may have heard, there have been some dramatic events in the New York State Senate in recent days. Please be aware that as of this writing, the leadership impasse in the Senate remains unresolved. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

A Magical Night With Michael Jackson — The Enigma

Being strictly an interested observer, I'll leave the dissertation on the passing of Michael Jackson to my colleague Neil Friedman in his column this week (page 10). He worked with the star at one time and his column on the subject is compelling. More...

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