December 24, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ave. L Merchants Group Holds Annual Christmas Party

(Above left) Children gather round Santa Claus hoping they were nice enough to get presents during his visit to the Avenue L Merchants Association Christmas party held along the local shopping strip. More...

Canarsie Woman Knits Hats For U.S. Warriors In Mideast

This is the time of year when many people are in a charitable frame of mind. There are, on the other hand, a few who maintain a generous outlook year round. More...

Helping Families In Need

Seventh and eighth grade students and two staff members (above with a hand truck loaded with donations) of the Academy of Urban Planning and Environmental Design at Bildersee Intermediate School 68 collected toys and non-perishable goods over the la More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Merry Christmas to our special grandson Michael. You are the best thing that ever happened to us. We can't believe how bright you are for a twoyear old. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Young & Old Get Their Dreams Of A White Christmas

Winters in these parts have been cold the last couple of years, but snow has been few and far between, so we’ve become somewhat complacent about blustery Nor’easters, until last weekend when Mother Nature proved how unpredictable she can More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Another Hollow “Victory” For An Arrogant President

At this point, it would be easy to hear the voice of President Obama as he whispers into the ear of one of his aides when they were leaving the Climate Summit in Copenhagen last week: “Let’s get the hell out of here — fast — More...

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Scenes In The Wake Of A Storm

For all intents and purposes, the storm we endured during the past weekend was pretty well a classic. A get-in, get-out classic, to be sure, and we can suppose there will be more in the near and far future. More...

COURIER OFFICE TO CLOSE EARLY CHRISTMAS EVE AND WILL BE CLOSED CHRISTMAS DAY

The office of the Canarsie Courier will close at 2 pm on Christmas Eve, December 24th, And will be closed all day Friday, December 25th, Christmas Day. More...

Enduring Appeal Of Charles Dickens At Christmastime

This holiday season, another movie based on Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” hit the theaters, the latest in a long list of film, television, and opera adaptations of the popular novel. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Should Tiger Woods’ extramarital trysts have disqualified him from being named the Associated Press “Athlete of the Decade” last week or did his off-the-course philandering have nothing to do with his professional achieve More...

Reader’s Gripes About Our Columnists

Editor: You never printed my previous letter, I guess, because I referred to Mr. Friedman as a “first-class butthole.” Well, my opinion hasn’t changed about him, but now you’re no better, Mr. Rogers. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Building Our City’s Future

Great cities grow and change. And despite the lingering impact of the national recession, growth and change are reshaping New York – for the better. More...

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