October 15, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Top Stories

Remembering Helen Samitz, Wife of Former Courier Publisher

I had known Helen Samitz for many years and, no matter, was surprised and saddened to hear of her passing last week at the age of 92. More...

Last Dance Reunites Holy Family School Graduates

Diane Galarza-Draiss and Victoria Lorelli Lessell, Class of ‘86, welcomed over 300 alumni to Saturday’s Last Dance at Holy Family School at Flatlands Avenue and Rockaway Parkway. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: NEW STUDIES SHOW THAT SOME CELL PHONES EMIT MORE RADIATION THAN OTHERS. DOES THAT BOTHER YOU, AND DOES IT MAKE YOU WANT TO CHANGE YOUR PHONE? WHY OR WHY NOT? More...

Sports

Mistakes Result In CHS Loss To Brooklyn Tech

Canarsie High School (3-3) repeatedly made costly mistakes in a sloppy 24- 14 loss to the Brooklyn Tech High School last Sunday. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Stopping Illegal Guns And Increasing Midtown Security

New York is the nation’s safest big city. We’re on course for a new record low in murders this year. But does that mean we’re complacent? Not a chance! More...

Special Sections

Other News

UCSCA Meeting Unveils Plans For Local Skate Park

United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) Vice President Lenny Fogel unveiled plans for Canarsie’s new skate park Tuesday evening that focused on community cooperation. More...

DOE Announces Middle School Fairs And Admissions

The Department of Education has announced the schedule for middle school fairs in community school districts that offer middle school choice to students. The fairs began on Tuesday, October 13. More...

FAMILY & PARENTING

Expert Advice On How To Foster Your Child’s Talent

(StatePoint) Childhood is a time of dreams and possibilities, so it’s important parents encourage their children’s innate talents to help them develop and build self esteem, say experts. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Congratulations to Darshan Akayi, 7 years old, who has been accepted by Nationals, Inc. to take part in Nationals’ Miss. Junior Pre-Teen NYC Pageant on November 1, 2009. Darshan attends P.S. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Director Must Face Justice For Unforgivable Rape

For anyone defending the forcible return of Roman Polanski to the U.S., I’ve got one burning question: Would you feel the same if the victim was your daughter or your sister? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Reward Is In Taking The First Step

Like just about everybody else, I was stunned by the announcement last week that President Barack Obama had won the Nobel Peace Prize this year; a year that hadn’t yet entailed a full 365 days into his term of office as leader of the most powe More...

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