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Breukelen's "Mardi Gras" Brings Neighborhood Together

The Community Based Organization For All Neighborhoods (CBOFAN) last Saturday held its Fifth Annual Mardi Gras Health and Awareness Festival on East 108th Street between Flatlands Avenue and Glenwood Road in the Breukelen Houses complex, featuring More...

It's A Harvest Celebration For Seventh Day Adventists

Baskets of tomatoes and peppers, bushels of various herbs, and a slew of pineapples and coconuts were laid out across tables inside the Beulah 7th Day Adventist Temple Sunday to pay tribute to God for a successful year of harvests. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: DO YOU THINK THE BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY IS RIGHT TO RESTRICT ACCESS TO AN 80-YEAR-OLD BOOK DUE TO ITS PORTRAYAL OF AFRICANS AS MONKEYS? WHY OR WHY NOT? More...

Neighborhood News

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

The United States Achievement Academy has announced that Krysann McGregor from Brooklyn, New York has been named an All- American Scholar At-Large Award Winner. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Let's Write Our Own Letter To The Credit Card Companies

Ithink I've got it! I've been trying to think of a way we can get back at the credit card companies that have been raising our rates and fees all over the place lately because proposals that were decided last May will become law next February. More...

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Other News

Assemblyman Says Community Must Be Prepared For Disasters

Assemblyman Alan Maisel this week said he "strongly suggests" the public be aware of the threats of impending disasters, such as tornados or other weather-related emergencies. More...

Remembering The Last Heir To Camelot

Canarsie Autograph collector Lou Schlamowitz was among the many mourners when word came yesterday of the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. More...

Canarsie Lions Increase Their Pride

The Canarsie Lions Club held a special brunch last Saturday where five members of the community took the Lions Pledge and became official members. Administering the pledge was District Governor Alvin Brereton. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Don't Let Our High Tech Passion Pollute The World

E nvironmental issues have been a cause for serious concern across the globe for several decades because they affect every man, woman and child on Earth. More...

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