November 26, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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P.S. 233 Second Graders Earn Student Of the Month Honor

Four second graders have been selected as Public School 233’s Students of the Month for October. Each student’s teacher at the Langston Hughes School on Avenue B recently commented on their choice: More...

Political Leaders Announce Crackdown On Illegal Guns

Joined by some of the nation’s top anti-crime leaders, including Mayor Michael Bloomberg, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. More...

Letters/Opinion

Bravo From The Band

Editor: I am writing on behalf of my band, the DownBeat Keys, to thank the Canarsie Courier and Neil Friedman. Neil and I had a great conversation over the phone, which he turned into a great article. More...

School Coverage Appreciation

Editor: I would like to thank Features Editor Neil Friedman for the positive coverage he always provides for the Public School 115 school community. It helps to enhance the overall experience our students, parents and staff have at our school. More...

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: SOME WOMEN ARE PROTESTING THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HEALTH-CARE REFORM BILL AMENDMENT THAT RESTRICTS COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS. DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE? WHY? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Obama’s Approval Rating Lower; “Nice Guy” Rating High

I n two major polls taken last week, President Obama fell below the midline in approvability by the American people. More...

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Other News

COURIER CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

The Canarsie Courier office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 26 & 27, for Thanksgiving. The publishers and staff wish everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend. More...

Two Officers Slightly Injured In Scuffle With Angry Retired Cop

Two 69th Precinct officers were slightly injured as they tried to subdue an apparently intoxicated retired police officer who burst into the Foster Avenue station house early last Monday and was so angry that he went outside and fired a shot in the More...

Two Men Rob Glenwood Road Restaurant At Gunpoint

Two men, one allegedly waving a loaded silver handgun, robbed the Altagracia Restaurant at 8913 Glenwood Road at about 9 p.m. last Saturday, and got away with at least $200 and the drawer from the cash register, police said. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy 1st Thanksgiving to our little princess Maycen Ambyr. You bring joy to our lives. Love, Grandma and Grandpa. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Terrorists’ Trial Should Be In New York, NY

In the past 15 years, this nation has been deeply divided by politics and ideas again and again and again. The latest split is over the location of the trial for the five terrorist suspects accused of masterminding the September 11, 2001 attacks. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Connecting New Yorkers To More Jobs Than Ever

When the national economy plummeted last fall, one of the first things we did was expand our job training and placement efforts. At the beginning of 2009, we pledged that this year our Workforce1 Career Centers would place 20,000 people in jobs. More...

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