April 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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P.S. 219 Student Concert Sets Black History To Music

Second and third grade students at P.S. 219, The Kennedy-King School, recently presented a choral music concert for their classmates and parents in the school auditorium. More...

Pols Reveal Park Service Plan To Revitalize Canarsie Pier

Congressmen Ed Towns and Anthony Weiner this week announced that next month the National Park Service would begin accepting proposals from vendors in what they are calling “the first step towards the revitalization of Canarsie Pier.” More...

Medical Professions High School Supporters Honored In Ceremony

Joseph Scarmato, principal of the High School for Medical Professions on the Canarsie High School Campus, welcomed representatives of area hospitals and medical centers to a special ceremony in honor of their assistance in getting the school started More...

This Week's Attitude

After 89 Years In Canarsie, The Courier’s Still Here!

Some of us will undoubtedly be thankful — and maybe a little surprised — to live to the ripe old age of 89. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Stick To Your Guns On Not Cutting Finest, Bravest, Mr. Mayor

It was heartening to see that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has supposedly ruled out any cuts in the Police Department within the latest budget. At least we know he’s using his head. More...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US — WE’RE 89!

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Road Rage Leads To Slashing With “Machete”

Road rage just doesn’t seem to work anymore. You can get mad at a person, and maybe yell a few wellchosen words, but you should leave it at that. More...

Potential Traffic At Lowe’s Is Focus Of Mill Basin Civic Meeting

The Mill Basin Civic Association’s April meeting focused on the opening of a Lowe’s store on the space formerly occupied by Kings Plaza’s outdoor parking lot on Avenue U and East 56th Street, as well as the need to get a noisy neig More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the government should be allowed to refuse to hire temporary census workers if they were arrested but not convicted, or convicted for a minor offense not related to the job? Why or why not? More...

You’re Welcome!

Dear Canarsie Courier: On behalf of the LightHouse of Hope at the Christian Church of Canarsie, I would like to thank you for taking the time off from your busy schedule on March 27th to come out and cover the story of our Food Pantry, as we reache More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Key Reforms Will Make City Government More Efficient

One of the biggest complaints citizens have about government is inefficiency. And too often, they’re right. Governments – much more so than private sector businesses – tend to get stuck in old ways of doing things. More...

Guest Column

Going From Place To Place And Finally Arriving Overseas

Editor’s note: Longtime Canarsie activist Seymour Weiner, 83, decided recently to write about his experiences in the Army just as World War Two ended. The following is Chapter 3 of his exploits: More...

Internet Threatens The Credibility Of Real Reporting

At the risk of compounding the senior generation’s reputation for old fogyness, here’s a warning about the latest virus of so-called social networking that is infecting American journalism. More...

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