April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Charitable Effort Proves Valuable Lesson For P.S. 244 Students

Three years ago, Public School 244 fifth grader Shawanda Walcott and fourth grader Ambar Solis decided to do something special. These two remarkable girls started a duo called the Butterfly Girls. More...

Avenue L Merchants Lead Census “March To The Mailbox”

With Census surveys in hand, members of the Avenue L Merchants Association, along with other local civic associations, processed the strip last Saturday chanting “Mail those forms” as part of the nationwide “March to the Mailbox&rd More...

Health Care Reform Is “Important Milestone”: Rep. Weiner

Forty-four years ago, Democrats made history by creating Medicare to provide health insurance to America’s seniors. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Disaster, Offshore Drilling Spotlight U.S. Energy Needs

Two recent, but disparate events shed some light on America’s energy problems. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Ensuring Public Safety In Tough Economic Times

Recently we’ve begun to see some hopeful signs of recovery in our economy. Employment is increasing in a variety of sectors. In fact, some 9,500 more New Yorkers had jobs in February than in January. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

With Friends Like Karzai, Prez Doesn’t Need Enemies

We know President Obama is relatively new at the game of international relations. At this point, let’s face it; he’s new at the game of any kind of relations as far as the Presidency goes. More...

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Other News

S. Canarsie Resident Missing For Almost Three Weeks

Although he has been missing for almost three weeks, a search for Closy H. McKen, 67, of 1458 East 101st Street was not begun until he had been gone from his home for two days. More...

Search Continues For Boy Missing Since Janaury

NYPD officials are keeping the case open on the 7-year-old boy who disappeared from his Starrett City foster home on January 22. More...

Precinct Commander Tells Residents To Be Aware Of Burglars

The recent increase in robberies and burglaries impelled Captain Milt Marmara, commanding officer of the 69th Precinct, to inform residents at this month’s United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) meeting to be more aware of safety meas More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Mayor Bloomberg has pioneered several city health campaigns, but has apparently overlooked a deal that will allow a bakery to sell such sugar and calorie-laden treats as cupcakes and milkshakes on city property. Is this hypocritical? More...

Thanks For Coverage

Mr. Friedman: Thank you and all your staff for the article you wrote about me last week, in one of the most famous news-papers in Brooklyn, the Canarsie Cou-rier. More...

C.O.L.A. All Fizzed Out!

Editor: Each year, the government provides people with Cost Of Living Adjust-ment (C.O.L.A.) to make up for in-flation and the rise in living expenses. More...

Guest Column

“We Were Getting Ready For War When The Bomb Was Dropped”

Canarsie activist Seymour Weiner, 83, recently decided to write about his Army experiences. The following is Chapter 2 of his exploits: More...

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