January 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

84-YEAR-OLD IS HURT IN MUGGING

A mugger who viciously threw an 84-year-old woman down some concrete stairs while trying to rob her last Thursday stole her oxygen tank, among other items that she usually carries with her, police said. More...

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Many I.S. 68 Students & Staff Anxiously Awaited News From Haiti

Haitian-Americans in New York frantically tried for days to get through to relatives and friends in their devastated homeland since news of the earthquake broke on January 12th. More...

News Updates From Haiti

On Sunday Mass Was About the Dead

The following stories are reprinted courtesy of the Haitian Times. PORT-AU-PRINCE – Rosemarie Tintin’s black hat and veil barely covered the sorrow on her face. More...

Social Networks Keep People Informed And Comforted

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Last week, a small story from the Associated Press came across the wires that an earthquake had hit Haiti. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: What are you doing to help in the Haitian Relief Effort? More...

EDITORIAL

We’ve all seen the pictures now. We dare not elaborate on the human devastation incurred from the powerful earthquake that struck near the capital of Haiti on the Island of Hispaniola just over a week ago. More...

Coat Drive Congrats

Editor: On behalf of New York Cares, I hope 2010 is turning out to be a great year so far for your publication. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

We’re All “Family,” Especially When It Comes To Disasters

Haiti was once considered a lovely vacation spot in the Western Hemisphere. More...

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FAMILY & PARENTING

Get Your Family Recycling To Save Energy AND Money

(StatePoint) Each water bottle you recycle might not seem like much, but don’t undervalue your efforts. More...

Support Haitian Relief Efforts By Subscribing To The Canarsie Courier

Beginning today, the Canarsie Courier will donate all moneys paid for NEW subscriptions to the American Red Cross for its continuing relief efforts for Haiti. Receive a 6 month subscription for only $10 ($20 out of state). More...

Holy Family Church Is Burglarized On Weekend

The pastor of Canarsie’s Holy Family Church told police last weekend he was stunned when he entered the church Saturday shortly before 8 a.m. to prepare for morning services and found that the church had been burglarized. More...

This Week's Attitude

Disaster Relief Is Wrong Issue For Political Attacks

As tens of thousands were feared dead following the earthquake in Haiti last week and the world swiftly rallied to help the devastated nation, here in the land of free speech, less than a day later, a few right-wing jerks spewed venom that was too s More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

New York City Is Nation’s Top Tourist Destination

Even as the national economy continues to struggle, here’s a piece of great news for our city to kick off the new year: For the first time in two decades, New York City is now the most popular tourist destination in the country. More...

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