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Bildersee Hosts Relief Aid Forum Days After Earthquake Ravaged Haiti

Less than 48 hours after Haiti was struck by a 7.0 earthquake two weeks ago, Isaac Bildersee parent Coordinator Ivie Bien-Amie, a Haitian-American with strong ties to the Caribbean island nation, organized an emergency community meeting on January 1 More...

Bay View Residents Pitch In With Donations For Haiti Relief

In continuing efforts to aid the people of Haiti to recover from a recent earthquake, community outreach and organizer Millennium Development invited residents of the Bay View Houses to bring food and supplies to the Bay View Community Center. More...

Bay View Resident Says Things “Out Of Order” In Hometown Haiti

When Bay View resident Emile Hilaire heard that an earthquake hit his hometown of Leyogàn, Haiti over two weeks ago, his eyes were glued to the television for days. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our mother, Robin, who celebrated her big day on Tuesday, January 26. You were a great mom to Dara when she was little (photo at left) and you’re still a great mom to Kierra (photo below). More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Justices Make Supreme Mistake On Campaign Financing

The Supreme Court took a giant step backward last week when, in a slim 5-4 vote, decided to undo long-held restrictions on corporate donations to political candidates. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

You Made It So Far, Mr. President, Now GROW UP!

It’s been a year, a week and a day since President Barack Obama took office. More...

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P.S. 272 Fifth Graders And Staff Organize Haiti Relief Effort

Fifth grade students at P.S. 272 are proud to be working together to help victims of the recent tragic events in Haiti. Many teachers, students and their families are of Haitian descent and have somehow been effected by the earthquake. More...

Canarsie Courier To Be Clothing, Food Collection Drop For Haiti Relief

The horror of the earthquake in Haiti has touched us all. There are nearly 75,000 residents in the southern section of Brooklyn, including Canarsie and East Flatbush, who are directly impacted by it. More...

Holy Family Priest Joins Haiti Vigil At Four Seasons Center

The Four Seasons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Father Jean Augustine Francois from Holy Family Church recently held a prayer service and vigil for the victims and families devastated by the massive earthquake in Haiti. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think President Obama’s first year was a failure? Whether or not, briefly explain what you believe should have been done to sustain the confidence he had when he took office? More...

Sports

Lady Vikings Lose Two PSAL Games In Disappointing Week

The South Shore girl’s basketball team played uneven, sloppy ball last week, losing its first two PSAL games of the season to Francis Lewis and Midwood high schools, respectively, dropping its record to 8-2 in Brooklyn’s AA Group 1 and 1 More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Safe City, Prepared New Yorkers

This has been an extraordinarily difficult time for the hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers with strong ties to Haiti. The devastation there is truly staggering, and the loss of life almost unfathomable. More...

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