March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

MAN SHOT TWICE ON E. 94TH STREET

An East 94th Street resident returning from a shopping trip near Starrett City last Friday night was accosted by three men who shot him twice, police said. More...

Top Stories

Heated Talks At CB 5 Meeting Over New PAL Space

An intense exchange over Community Board 5’s headquarters ignited during the February meeting held last week. More...

P.S. 244 Students Share Love Of Books—And Others

A very special project was undertaken at Public School 244 in East Flatbush before the December holiday break. The school, where students learn early on the importance of reading, recently decided to spread the good word with some holiday cheer. More...

City Commits To Major Jamaica Bay Improvements

Mayor Bloomberg, the City Department of Environmental Protection, the State Department of Environmental Conservation, and four environmental groups last week announced an agreement in-principle to significantly improve the health of Jamaica Bay thro More...

Sports

South Shore Girls’ Hoop Season Ends In PSAL Semi-Final Loss

After easily dispatching its first 2 opponents (Grand Street Campus and McKee/Staten Island Tech) in the PSAL basketball playoffs, fourth-seeded South Shore High School couldn’t extend the streak against top-seeded juggernaut Murray Bergtraum More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Health Care Reform Must Pass For Good Of The Nation

It was supposed to be the great health care reform debate, but, after seven hours, there was not much more than standard political discord. You know, stubborn Democrats versus inflexible Republicans. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Setting Priorities Doesn’t Seem To Count Anymore

Ihate to say I told you so — but I told you so. That White House Summit on Health Care Reform was a lesson in baloney-ism (Hey, I made up a word!). More...

Special Sections

Other News

No New Clues In Mystery Of Boy’s Disappearance

It’s been more than a month since the seven-yearold foster child of a Starrett City resident disappeared from his home in the Vandalia Avenue section of the huge complex located a mile or so east of Canarsie. More...

State’s New E-Alert Law Takes Effect On March 15

When sex offenders move into our neighborhoods, it can pose a serious threat to the safety and well-being of our children. More...

Stand Up And Be Counted In 2010 Census

In a little over a month the 2010 Census will swing into action. The goal is simple: to get as accurate a count as possible of all people living in the United States. More...

Letters/Opinion

Whats' Your Opinion?

Question: If you caught some or most of the Winter Olympics on television, what was your favorite or least favorite events to watch? Why? More...

“Incompetency” Is The Topic

Dear Editor: Bravo, Mr. Rogers, on your article “Let the Incompetent Big Guys Decide About The Trial!” This administration is the worst socialistic government to date. More...

Barron’s Funds Questioned

To the Editor: While the Courier seems willing to print any Letter to the Editor it receives from Councilman Barron, you may also consider seeing a report on where the Councilman has placed his discretionary funds. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

New Rides Coming To Brooklyn’s Legendary Seaside Playground

This winter has been a long and cold one, and like most New Yorkers, I’m looking forward to the warm days of summer. Last week, we announced a new development for Coney Island that’s going to make this summer even more exciting. More...

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