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Two Suspects Caught After Raiding Mill Basin Home

Thanks to fast police work and not-so-smart thieves, two suspects were arrested 20 minutes after they allegedly invaded a Mill Basin home, assaulted its residents and tried to get away with about $60,000 in cash and jewelry and a late model car, pol More...

Pedestrian Countdown Signals Slated For Risky Crossings

By Neil S. More...

Hundreds Attend Huge Block Party At River Manor

When River Manor Care Center on East 103rd Street decides to throw a block party, you can be sure it’s gonna be a whopper! More...

This Week's Attitude

The More Things Change, The More Some Complain

This Week’’Attitude

Every community needs a good rabble-rousing from time to time. Sometimes it’s earnest and worthwhile, but other times it’s just a nitpicking distraction. Most people choose to let others fight the system, unless it directly affects them. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

New York Is Best City To Live, Work And Visit

There’s something about seeing a new bridge go up that’s just as exciting today as it was more than century ago, when so many of our city’s great bridges were first constructed. More...

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Arrest In Third Shooting

Adding to the two murders here within three days during the past week, there was another shooting to break the calm summer silence of our community once again with violence. More...

Cops Check Out Parkway Burglary

Police from the 69th Precinct Friday investigated a possible burglary at the offices of METRO PCs at 1450 Rockaway Parkway Friday. Apparently no one was hurt. Police did not reveal other details. More...

Letters/Opinion

Question: Do you think it was wrong for First Lady Michelle Obama to take a lavish vacation in spain with one of her daughters or would it have been a wiser choice to take a more inexpensive domestic vacation considering the nation’s current economic situation. Or is it none of our business?

Compiled by Bill O’Neill More...

Prefers Canarsie The Way It Used To Be

Dear Editor: I am a long time reader and a first time writer to the Courier. I’ve seen the best of Canarsie and, unfortunately now, the worst. More...

Another Satisfied Courier Reader

Editor: Had to write to let you know I really enjoy your paper! Especially the columns and various articles —View From the Middle, Chicken Soup for the Soul, This Week’s Attitude, Andy Rooney. Love ‘em all. More...

View From the Middle

Errant Flight Attendant Made His Point, But...

Secretly, and not so secretly, many of us have wanted to be like Steven Slater last week. Not necessarily exactly like him, but with the same temperament. More...

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