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Senior Center At Temple Emanu-El Moving To Bergen Beach

The Jewish Association for Services to the Aging (JASA) Senior Center at Temple Emanu-El of Canarsie will move its operation from its present location at 1880 Rockaway Parkway to Temple Sholom of Flatbush at 2075 East 68th Street in Bergen Beach by More...

Con Ed Worker From Canarsie Helps Man Struck By Bus

Imagine a 41,000-pound hulk of rolling steel suddenly barreling toward you as you’re walking to work on a sunny day. That’s exactly what happened to 19- year-old John DiSalvo when he attempted to cross a midtown street last month. More...

Brooklyn Cricket Club Wins Mayor’s Cup Finale

“Ball out!” was the call heard by eight of the best New York City cricket teams as they battled for the Mayor’s Cup on weekends since May 1st. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The Supreme Court recently ruled that the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment forbids sentencing juvenile offenders, who do no participate in homicides, to life without parole. Do you agree or disagree? More...

New Path Needed For Gaza Dilemma

Dear Editor: The deadly confrontation between the Israeli military and activists off of Gaza’s coast should not be turned into another stale debate between “pro” and “anti” Israel activists. More...

Always A Pleasure!

Dear Editor: On behalf of the officers and members of the Block Association Committee of Community Board 17, I would like to express our sincere gratitude for your financial contributions, and other support at our second annual Block Association Aw More...

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Other News

Five Hurt In Car Crash At Busy Area Intersection

Two teenage pedestrians were struck by a car Monday morning at the corner of Remsen and Seaview avenues when the driver, heading eastbound on Seaview Avenue, made a left onto Remsen Avenue, when, according to a police report “lost control of th More...

Councilman Enraged That State Dems Have All White Ticket

Councilmember Charles Barron recently released the following statement regarding the current condition of New York state politics as it pertains to race: It is outrageous, unconscionable and unacceptable in the 21st century that black leadership i More...

Black Leaders Hope To Talk With Cuomo

A report issued Monday indicated that black state leaders, including Rev. Al Sharpton and former Comptroller Carl McCall discussed the proposed Democratic ticket at a meeting held in Mount Vernon last weekend. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

Israeli Aggression Is Key Amid Constant Threat To Its Survival

Few in the international community paid any attention to the three-year Gaza naval blockade which existed before violent events erupted on May 31st during the Israel’s military’s interception of a six-ship flotilla — chartered by Ha More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Summer Fun in the City

New York is always a wonderful town in the summer. This week we cut the ribbon on the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

But What About The People And The Wildlife?

We all know what the explosion and subsequent spill from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig has been doing to the people of Louisiana and Mississippi and Alabama and, now, western Florida and to the vegetation and other resources. More...

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