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Annual Prayer Vigil Hosted By Residents At Breukelen Houses

A handful of residents and community leaders gathered Friday evening at the East 105th Street L train station near the Breukelen Houses for the second annual Prayer Vigil intended to unite the community and bring awareness to stop recurring violence More...

DEP Smoothing Things Out On Paerdegat Ave. North

By Charles Rogers Although there have been many angry gripes from local community activists, the construction being done currently along the western edge of Paerdegat Avenue North will eventually make the area better looking and “more desira More...

Group That Promotes Literacy Honors Canarsie Resident

Literacy Partners recently honored eight exceptional adult students, including one Canarsie resident, and volunteers in it’s annual Student and Volunteer Recognition Celebration in a Manhattan church, which was attended by family, friends and s More...

This Week's Attitude

Motorists Must Not Drive Themselves To Distraction

This Week's Attitude

Despite higher gas prices, more Americans took to the road over the four-day July Fourth weekend than a year ago. While cruisin’ the highways, drivers and passengers clearly observed other vehicles traveling in excess of posted speed limits. More...

From The Mayor...

Strengthening Neighborhoods And Economy This Summer

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Nobody celebrates our nation’s birthday like New Yorkers. I think that’s partly because so many of our parents and grandparents came from places where they could not enjoy the freedoms and opportunities we do here in America. More...

View From the Middle

Our Freedom Of The Press Is Being Ignored

View From The Middle

After reading last week’s column by my colleague Neil S. More...

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Other News

Home Invaders — On Cell Phones — Rob E. 89th St. Resident

Three thieves last week pushed their way into a home on East 89th Street near Glenwood Road and robbed a 65- year-old male resident, police said. More...

Precinct Commander Promoted

The friendly smile comes easy for the commanding officer of the 69th Precinct, especially after his latest promotion has given him the title: Deputy Inspector Miltiadis Marmara. The modest C.O. More...

Chinese Food Deliveryman Is Stabbed While Making Delivery

A man delivering Chinese food last Saturday afternoon to an address on East 94th Street near Avenue K was stabbed and robbed of cash and the bicycle he was riding. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: This summer, are you going to take advantage of some of Canarsie’s local activities such as kayak demonstrations on Canarsie Pier or some of the concerts there? More...

City Destroyed Local Forested Area

Dear Editor: While driving along Paerdegat North recently, I was shocked to see the destruction of the forested area from Paerdegat 1st to Paerdegat 3rd Streets along the shore of the basin. More...

Thanks For Showing Off Our Students

Dear Neil Fried Man, Thank you for showing off our ‘students of the month’ this school year. I always enjoy working with you. More...

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