October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Top Summer Readers Win Courier Subscriptions

Assemblyman Alan Maisel last week presented certificates to five School District 18 students who participated in the 2009 Summer Reading Challenge. More...

Undermanned Chiefs Thrashed By Fort Hamilton, 41-8

Going into Saturday’s last regular season home game against perennial powerhouse Fort Hamilton, Canarsie was unable to overcome its lack of depth against an undefeated team because five players were benched for missing practice during the week More...

Paerdegat Man Escapes “Multiple Shots” Attack

“It sounded like it was the Fourth of July around here,” one neighbor told police after multiple gun shots were heard in the Paerdegat area early last Sunday. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: NEW RULES WOULD FORBID TAXI CAB DRIVERS FROM USING CELL PHONES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC GADGETS, INCLUDING THOSE WITH HANDS-FREE DEVICES, WHILE CABS ARE IN MOTION. DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE? WHY? More...

A Class Act

Dear Mr. Friedman, More...

Memories Of Yesterday

Dear Ms. Mormile: As a member of the Canarsie Jewish Center and as its architect, my wife and I were glad to see your “Yesterday and Today” article and photos in the October 22nd Courier. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

A Poignant Dog Story Can Hit You Right In The Heart

You could see the old man was distraught. Lonely and distraught. He sat in a hallway just outside the commanding officer’s door at the police precinct station house not far from his home. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Cops Arrest Gunman After Community Drive Standoff

Police arrested a gun-wielding Canarsie resident Tuesday evening at about 5 p.m. after he allegedly pointed a gun at a police officer who was about to arrest him at the corner of East 80th Street and Farragut Road. More...

E. Flatbush Students Get Journalism Lesson At The Courier

With the upcoming debut of a newspaper at East Flatbush Community Research School (formerly I.S. More...

Memorial Erected At Site Of Teen’s Shooting

Police from the 69th Precinct are still investigating the murder of Duvena Dudzinkis, a 17-year-old male who was shot near East 94th Street and Flatlands Avenue on Tuesday, October 20. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Despite Personal Flaws, City Needs Bloomberg One More Time

This year’s mayoral race is comparable to a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Cyclones. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

A Direct Line to Your Child’s Education

Before 2002, if you had a question or complaint about City services, you had to search through 11 pages of government listings in the phonebook just to find the right person to ask. More...

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