January 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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New Zealanders Visit Bildersee For A Special Education

Educational Delegates from New Zealand made a special visit last month to Isaac Bildersee Intermediate School 68. More...

‘Missing’ Student Spurs Enhanced Vigilance At P.S. 279

The Canarsie Courier received an anonymous letter last week charging that Public School 279 Principal Lorenzo Chambers inappropriately responded to a recent incident involving a temporarily “missing” special education student. More...

Local Student Essayists Have The Write Stuff

Several I.S. 66 eighth graders were recently honored for winning the citywide, “Be A Champion” Essay contest sponsored by Tony Richardson, Fullback, for the New York Jets, the New York City Board of Education, Lime Connect, and Target. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

GOP Gets Tacky Using Near Tragedy To Raise Funds

Those who watched the historical inauguration of Barack Obama almost one year ago believed the changes he pledged would restore confidence and faith to a position where it has eroded over the last 40 years. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Start New Year Serving New York City

More exercise; fewer second helpings; mastering a new skill or craft. They’re all hardy perennials of any New Year’s resolution list — and they’re certainly all worthy goals for 2010. More...

Guest Column

GUEST COLUMN

Simple Habits That Make Our City More Beautiful

As the giant crystal ball descended to the cheers of a million revelers in Times Square last week, countless New Yorkers rang in the New Year with brandnew resolutions. More...

Special Sections

Other News

BARKING IN THE NEW YEAR!

We can’t be certain whether this sea lion at the New York Aquarium home is roaring in the New Year or barking for his lunch at his Coney Island home. For more colorful wildlife pictures see this edition’s Other News. Sonny Maxon More...

Two Local Gas Stations Robbed In Two Weeks

Shortly before midnight last December 14, two armed men wearing dark clothing and hoodies robbed the attendant at the service station at the corner of East 105th Street and Flatlands Avenue, directly across the street from the Breukelen Houses compl More...

CORRECTION

The name of the P.S. 233 teacher in the photo with the students of the month in the December 31 issue was incorrect. Her name is Margaret Cadogan. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: What do you think of the new airline security measures imposed after the attempted terrorist act on Christmas Day? Are they too strict or a necessary inconvenience? Why? More...

Generosity Appreciated

Dear Catherine, On behalf of our Board of Directors and the thousands of clients we service throughout Southeastern Brooklyn, we gratefully acknowledge a donation received from the Canarsie Courier towards our Legislative Event. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Bungling Aside, “Underwear Bomber” Disaster Averted

Back in August of 2009, the wealthy and influential father of an Islamic extremist went to the American embassy in Lagos, Nigeria and said to the ambassador, “My son has been coordinating his activities with people who have sworn to do harm to More...

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