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Neighborhood Kids Flock To Playground Grand Opening

Dozens of children flocked to the grand opening of the restored community playground at Public School 203, at Avenue M and East 51st Street, last Saturday. More...

CB 5 Supports Opposition To Walmart At Gateway II

Shantia Washington, a twenty-four year old mother of two, loves to shop, especially at a big box store. Her eyes start wondering at the first sight of an isle. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Walmart is thinking about building a Superstore at the Gateway 2 development in East New York. Would you like to see it open in this area or are you opposed to it because it could create traffic and pollution problems? Briefly explain. More...

Walking’s Good For Kids

Dear Editor: School budget cuts causing loss of school buses may help cure childhood obesity, if the kids do like we did back in the day: walk or ride a bicycle to and from school. What a concept — saves money and is healthy, too! More...

Corrections Noted

Dear Editor, Please be advised that some of the information in the article in your April 29th issue regarding the Brooklyn Terminal Market portion about the recent Community Board 18 meeting were incorrect. 1. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Did you know that the vast majority of salt in our diets – some 80 percent, in fact – doesn’t come from our saltshakers it’s already in our meals by the time they hit the dinner table. More...

Guest Column

Remembering My Time Sightseeing In Italy

Editor’s Note: Longtime Canarsie activist Seymour Weiner, 83, recently decided to write about his experiences in the Army just as World War Two ended. The following is Chapter 5 of his exploits: More...

Special Sections

Other News

FLATLANDS MISHAP

Just before 9 a.m. yesterday morning, this 1999 Mercedes Benz SUV apparently veered out of control and jumped the curb in front of the Breukelen Houses at Flatlands Avenue near East 108th Street. More...

Sale Of Canarsie Cemetery Almost — But Not — Final

The Department of City Administrative Services (DCAS) agency denied a report in Monday’s edition of the New York Post that Canarsie Cemetery has been sold. More...

Former P.S. 115 Teacher Busted On Student Sex Charges

The Queens elementary school teacher arrested last month and accused of sexually abusing at least five female students over a three-year period once taught at P.S. 115. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

BON VOYAGE, Happy Birthday and Happy Mother’s Day to the Courier’s plucky, meticulous business manager, Catherine Rosa, who celebrates her birthday on May 14th and will enjoy Mother’s Day this Sunday in Las Vegas with daughter To More...

Sports

Cyclones Prep For 10th Season

Single game tickets for the Brooklyn Cyclones’ 10th anniversary season went on sale at MCU Park last Sunday. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Privacy Problems Grow As Technology Expands

Whatever happened to privacy? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The President Doesn’t “Meet The Press” Very Well

What does President Barack Obama understand about the working press? Not a lot, it appears. More...

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