February 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local Resident Recounts Coping With Earthquake in Haiti

It was early that Tuesday (January 12) morning that my mother had been pacing back and forth to get ready for morning mass at the St. Anthony’s church up in the hills. More...

Students Thanked For Making Soldiers’ Holiday Season Brighter

Some students at Public School 244 were inspired to do something for one of the school’s fourth grade teachers when they learned she was saddened when her younger brother, Jason Williams, was deployed to Iraq not long after the start of the sch More...

Haiti Earthquake Resource Center Opens In Brooklyn

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor David Paterson joined Alejandro Mayorkas, Director of U.S. More...

Sports

South Shore Girls End Skid With Lopsided Win Over Boys & Girls

After four straight defeats, South Shore High School’s girls basketball coach Anwar Gladden knew his team badly needed a victory last week when it faced host Boys & Girls High School. More...

Blind Cricket Gets A Well Received Demonstration

Cricket is the second most popular sport in the world behind soccer (or futbol as it is known almost everywhere else) and continues to grow in the U.S. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Obama Must Transform Gift Of Gab Into Real Results

Weeks, if not months, before President Obama’s constitutionally mandated speech last week, Americans from coast to coast and border to border were well aware of the state of the union — AWFUL! More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

A Job During Which You Better Not Fall Asleep

The story that came out last week about the security guard at LaGuardia Airport who was caught napping in the terminal while in uniform, didn’t seem to be such a big deal. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Missing Boy’s Biological Mother Released From Jail

The biological mother of the seven-year-old boy missing from his Starrett City foster home since January 22 has been released from custody after she was jailed under a contempt of court charge a week ago. More...

Pct. C.O. Says Local Crime Rise “Due To Isolated Incidents”

The new year started with an increase in crime in the 69th Precinct, but Commanding Officer Captain Milt Marmara told residents at the January Community Council meeting that many of the incidents are considered isolated or were crimes of opportunity More...

NY’S FIRST LADY COMES TO OUR ‘HOOD

N.Y. state's First Lady Michelle Paige Paterson is greeted by Principal Alex Fralin upon her arrival at I.S. 68 last week to promote her program aimed at reducing childhood obesity. See more photos in Other News. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the upcoming trial of five terrorists scheduled to be held in a lower Manhattan court should be relocated out of the city? Briefly explain. More...

Barron to Council Speaker: “Take My Chair, But Not My Voice”

Editor’s note: The following was received via E-mail last week from Councilman Barron’s office. More...

No More Anonymity

Dear Editor: While reading the January 7th issue of the Canarsie Courier, I came upon an article that was based on an anonymous letter regarding the disappearance of a special needs student at P.S. 279. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

The State Of Our City Remains Strong

Record low murders. Record low fire fatalities. Record high life expectancy. Record high graduation rates. Record amounts of affordable housing. More...

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