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SUSPECT ARRESTED IN FLATLANDS STABBING

FLATLANDS STABBING The day after 18-year-old Hasson (Gotti) Borden was jumped by three men and stabbed to death on Flatlands Avenue at East 105th Street in broad daylight as witnesses watched, detectives from the 69th Precinct have arrested a 23-ye More...

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City Has New Strategies To Reduce Absenteeism, Truancy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week announced the first steps of an ambitious new program by the Department of Education and other city agencies to reduce chronic absenteeism and truancy during the school year that starts next month. More...

Flags On The Traffic Circle — How Sadly They Wave!

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YESTERDAY & TODAY: Canarsie Pier

Canarsie Pier has always been one of the best local spots to relax and enjoy a day overlooking Jamaica Bay. The site has undergone numerous transformations over the past century. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: A recent city investigation showed widespread overcharging at supermarkets and bodegas across the city. Have you ever encountered such a problem and complained and what was the outcome? Briefly explain.

“Well, I’ve never complained. But I have encountered the problem. More...

Correction

In our “What’s Your Opinion?” column last week, the name of the first interviewee was incorrect. The man answering the question is Raeshawn Thompson of Crown Heights. We apologize for the error. More...

Blood Boiling Over ‘Ridicule’

To The Editor: Neil Friedman is a great columnist. Sometimes he makes me laugh, at other times he makes me cry, but he always makes me react to his columns. More...

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Hundreds Attend Funeral For Longtime Dem District Leader

Hundreds of friends and associates joined family members last Sunday in attending the funeral of Bernard Catcher (pictured), former Democratic district leader, who passed away on August 20 after a long battle with cancer. More...

Mill Basin Home Invasion: Now It’s A Federal Case

By Charles Rogers The pair of suspects, who allegedly broke into a Mill Basin home last week, stole over $50,000 in jewelry and cash, pistol-whipped the occupants, and were caught a couple of blocks away by some sharp 63rd Precinct police, probabl More...

Teenager Shot While Walking On East 55th Near Avenue L

Police from the 63rd Precinct are investigating the circumstances surrounding the shooting early Sunday of a teenager on East 55th Street near Avenue L. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

American Birthright Being Targeted By Republicans

The immigration reform debate has taken a nasty turn in recent weeks. More...

From The Mayor...

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Safer Streets For A Safer City

New York’s streets are safer by far than the streets in any other major American city. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Violent Crimes On The Rise Here: What To Do?

Last week’s headline in the Canarsie Courier read: “Two Murders In Three Days.” On page three we told the story and elaborated on how an 18-year-old by the name of Hasson Borden was stabbed to death on Monday, August 16th in the mid More...

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