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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Opens New Library At P.S. 114

It may have taken three years and two city grants to refurbish the library at P.S. 114, but it was worth the time and money. More...

Haitian Presidential Hopeful Speaks At Beraca Church

Dr. Jean Chavannes Jeune, one of 19 candidates campaigning to become the next president of Haiti, was recently a special guest speaker at the Beraca Baptist Church on Flatlands Avenue. More...

“L” Train Remains Second Best In Latest Subway Report Card

For the second year in a row, the “7” was found to be the best of the city’s 21 subway lines and the C was rated the worst, according to the annual State of the Subway Report released last week by the Straphangers Campaign. More...

Letters/Opinion

Question: Private business owners want the City Council to reduce workers’ paid sick days from nine to five to help them through the current economic recession. Do you agree? Briefly explain.
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Your Time Is Our Time

Dear Editor: I want to thank you for a job well done in spreading the news and providing awareness of our organization, My Time Inc., in the Canarsie Courier. The mission of My Time Inc. More...

From The Mayor...

Preparing For The Future By Improving Education And Green Infrastructure

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

To keep our city growing and thriving, we need to improve the quality of our public schools and to build the infrastructure New York needs in the 21st century. Last week, we took a major step forward in both of these areas. More...

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Other News

Fight Near Breukelen Houses Just Before Anti-Violence Van Arrives

Not more than a few hours before a special NYPD anti-violence van was parked as a public relations support post at the corner of East 104th Street and Glenwood Road for the evening on Wednesday, October 6th, two men argued and then fought each other More...

THAT WAS ONE HAIL OF A STORM!

Monday night’s storm produced rain, lightning and an unusual amount of hail. More...

Board Of Elections Commissioner Talks About Primary Day Problems

Local Election Day workers were in attendance at City Councilman Lew Fidler’s 41st A.D. Democrats Club last Thursday night for an exclusive conversation with the NYC Board of Elections Commissioner J.C. More...

Sports

Winless Canarsie Stunned By Jefferson, 28-26, In OT

Despite a 20-6 lead in the first half — and thoughts of the season’s first victory — Canarsie High School’s varsity football team could not stop a surging Thomas Jefferson High School, which rolled off 14 unanswered points in More...

This Week's Attitude

Fires, Fonts And Witchcraft — The Week That Was

This Week’’Attitude

Readers get a treat this week — three opinions for the price of one. A few recent news items were just too good to ignore without my two cents, but they lacked enough oomph for a single column. More...

View From the Middle

Don’t Infringe On My Sugary Rights, Mr. Mayor!

View From The Middle

Mayor Michel Bloomberg is on another health kick and is telling his storm troopers to infringe — again — on our rights. This time he and Governor Paterson want to ban sugary sodas from those who use food stamps. More...

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