September 3, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Consumer Agency's Tips For Smart Back-To-School Shopping

Ready or not, back to school time is here for New York City Students. More...

Two Sets Of Twins Make Beautiful Music Together

Harriet and Bernice Reiken have been living in the same house in Canarsie for 48 years. They are identical twin sisters who will be celebrating their 80th birthday on September 8. The twins love to sing and have not slowed down at 80! More...

Spike Lee Hosts King Of Pops' Birthday In Prospect Park

Thousands of Michael Jackson fans danced the rain away in Prospect Park last weekend at a party hosted by filmmaker Spike Lee, marking what would have been the 51st birthday of the late pop star. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Respect For Firefighters Grows After Smoky Close Encounter

Long before September 11, 2001, I respected and admired New York City's firefighters for their steely nerves and dauntless courage. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Ted Kennedy: The Irish Always Shined Through

He was just like a young, high school football player, standing in the front of the press plane talking to reporters and cameramen about sports in general as we flew from New York to his home in Hyannis Port, Mass. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Courier Office Closed Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7th

The office of the Canarsie Courier will be closed Labor Day, Monday, September 7th. It will reopen at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, September 2nd. More...

THE TRUCK STOPS HERE!

Police said this huge trailer truck was apparently carrying either too big a load or one that was not properly secured. More...

Free Shots For Public School Students This Flu Season

New York will provide free swine flu shots to elementary school children as part of a plan to slow the spread of the new virus that health officials say has infected 10 percent of the city's population. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: SO FAR, THE MTA HAS TURNED DOWN PROPOSALS TO NAME A SUBWAY STATION IN DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — THE HOYT-SCHEMERHORN STATION — AFTER MICHAEL JACKSON. DO YOU THINK IT SHOULD BE NAMED AFTER THE LATE POP STAR? More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK ...

Building A City For All Ages

Thanks in part to record-low crime and smart public health policies, New Yorkers are living longer lives than ever before. More...

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