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First Sea Lion Born At NY Aquarium Makes Splashing Debut

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium has visitors ooh-ing over its newest, and first ever, baby California sea lion. This playful baby girl was born at the aquarium to mom, Clarice, on June 30. More...

Legislator Asks: “Does The State Owe You Money?”

Majority Conference Leader, Senator John L. More...

A VERY SPECIAL LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Mr. Rogers: I want to thank you for the work you are doing in our community. Over the years the Canarsie Courier has kept us informed on what is happening in our neighborhoods, and Beraca Baptist Church is grateful. More...

Letters/Opinion

Question: Do you think a DNA sample should be collected when someone is convicted of a minor crime? Briefly explain.

Compiled by Bill O’Neill More...

From The Mayor...

Delivering Efficient, Innovative Services For New York City

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ... I often get asked how running a government is different than running a business. More...

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Parkway Burger King Robbed At Gunpoint

The cashier at the Burger King Restaurant at 1772 Rockaway Parkway said she screamed when she looked down and saw the muzzle of a gun aimed at her face when a man began to pay for two hamburgers and she opened the cash register. More...

Mugger Assaults Worker At Belt Construction Site

After police from the 69th Precinct responded to a call that an assault was taking place at the Belt Parkway construction site at about 3:30 p.m. More...

Residents Nose-To-Nose with DEP On Paerdegat N. Digging

Members of the South Canarsie Civic Association (SCCA) last week held a hastily-called meeting with officials of the city’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to try to answer a number of questions regarding the construction activity More...

This Week's Attitude

A Rush To Judgment — Without The Facts

This Week’s Attitude

No one was left blameless in last week’s media circus that humiliated Shirley Sherrod, a black Agriculture Department official, forced to resign after a segment from an outof context video was scattered over the Internet. More...

View From the Middle

Spending Might Be The Key After All — Ya Think?

View From The Middle

On the one hand, we’re being told that the country is in economic trouble; we’re in, as they say, “over our heads” in just about everything and, no matter what we do about it, the outcome is uncertain. More...

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