October 22, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Top Stories

PS/IS 66 Hi-Tech Science Laboratory Is Unveiled

P.S./I.S. 66 principal Joel Rubenfeld remembered when he attended middle school in Canarsie and the only instrument available to science students was a Bunsen burner. More...

Annual Breukelen Halloween Display Is “Toned Down”

A civic-minded woman, who’s a long-time resident of Canarsie’s Breukelen Houses where she’s put up holiday decorations for over a decade, recently eliminated a few portions of her current Halloween display when one neighbor deemed More...

Hero Fisherman Honored For Saving Family From Submerged Car

Representative Anthony Weiner last Sunday presented Keith Gorman with a Congressional proclamation for his heroic act of bravery. More...

Sports

Chiefs Mauled By Lions, 28-12; Fall Below .500

After a lackluster week of preparation, Canarsie High School head coach Mike Camardese hoped his team would pull it together by Saturday’s home game to stay in the playoff hunt. More...

Players, Coaches Kick Off Second HES Soccer Season

The HES and the Claudio Reyna Foundation (CRF) kicked off the second year of the Claudio Reyna Soccer Academy on October 5. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Afghanistan: Corrupt Politicians — Just Like Us!

They say the presidential election recount — or re-vote — in Afghanistan was supposed to take place this week, supposedly a couple of days ago, although “final” reports have not been forth-coming nor consolidated. More...

Special Sections

Other News

REMSEN AVE. ACCIDENT RESCUE

A witness told the Courier that a speeding Chevy Astral minivan, heading south on Remsen Avenue, overturned (inset) and collided with a parked Honda Civic (right in inset) just before noon on Tuesday. More...

Officer Indicted In Mill Basin Crash That Killed Woman

NEW YORK (AP) The off-duty police officer accused of driving drunk in an accident that killed a pastor’s daughter as she crossed a street was indicted last week on vehicular manslaughter charges. More...

Precinct C.O. Responds To AreaResidents Complaints About Ticketing

Getting pulled over while driving through the community has been one of the foremost issues Canarsiens complained about at recent civic meetings. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: WITH HALLOWEEN ONLY DAYS AWAY, DO YOU ALLOW YOUR CHILDREN TO KEEP AND EAT ALL CANDY THEY COLLECT TRICK-OR-TREATING OR DO YOU WITHHOLD SOME OF IT AND TEACH THEM THAT HEALTHIER FOODS ARE BETTER AND CONTAIN LESS HARMFUL SUGAR? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Fuss Over Halloween Is Scarier Than Horror Movies

Halloween’s just around the corner. Have the hairs on your arms and neck started to tingle? Are you scared yet? I am, but not because of the festival’s creepier elements. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Staying Healthy During Flu Season

The cold weather over the past week has left no doubts: flu season is at hand. More...

Copyright© 2000 - 2014
Canarsie Courier Publications, Inc.
All Rights Reserved