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ARGUMENT LEADS TO SWORDPLAY

A resident of Paerdegat 8th Street was arrested after he allegedly assaulted another man with a sword during an argument last Sunday, authorities said. More...

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Canarsie Historian’s Name Now Has A Place In History

It was a long time in coming, but, after literally years of fighting the bureaucracy inherent in every city administration, a street in Canarsie finally recognizes the man who contributed his heart and soul to the community for over 80 years. More...

Breukelen Halloween Display Toned Down For Second Year

For the second straight year Cynthia Jimenez had to tone down her Halloween decorations display outside of her Breukelen Houses building on East 108th Street, due to complaints from a few neighbors. More...

Volunteers Help Refurbish Trees At Floyd Bennett

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Sports

Chiefs Sting Hornets For First Victory Of The Season

Although Canarsie High School varsity football team lost it its first six games this season, coach Mike Camardese never doubted his teams’ desire to play hard. More...

Jefferson Beats Grady On Special Homecoming Day

What could be better? As Thomas Jefferson High School held their homecoming game at the newly-named Moe Finkelstein Athletic Complex at Flatlands Avenue and Berriman Street, they beat rival William E. Grady High School by a score of 36-12. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK ...

Keeping New York Economically And Environmentally Sound

In April of 2007, we launched an ambitious sustainability agenda called PlaNYC to keep New York economically and environmentally sound in the years to come. Barely a year after we released the plan, our nation entered a deep economic recession. More...

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Other News

Bicycle Paths The Topic (Again) At Community Board Meeting

Anger ran high at a hearing last week during which Community Board 18 members and area residents addressed the city’s proposal for bicycle paths in the neighborhood. More...

Missing Boy’s Reward Increased

The reward for the return of sevenyear old Patrick Alford, who disappeared from his Starrett City home where he had been temporarily staying as a foster child on January 22nd this year was increased recently by more than $50,000. More...

Quite A Difference — Sorry!

Police said this is the house on Flatlands Avenue that we ran a story on last week where two roommates had been shot. We mistakenly ran a photo of a house a block away. We apologize for the error. More...

Letters/Opinion

Question: The teachers union does not want ratings for teachers released, which defies state law. Do you agree, or do you think parents and the public have a right to know? Briefly explain.
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What About Canarsie’s Waterfront?

Editor’s note: Thi letter was sent to officials of the New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan by Steven Kaye, vice president of the South Canarsie Civic Association (SCCA). More...

Grateful Reader

Dear Editor: Many thanks for keeping Canarsie news up to date. It’s a pleasure to receive and read. Theresa Scalise More...

This Week's Attitude

Viewers Left In The Dark As Media Giants Battle

This Week’’Attitude

Less than a week after Fox pulled the plug on several of its channels from the Cablevision system, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) stepped in last Friday and reprimanded both sides “to end their petty gamesmanship.” The federa More...

View From the Middle

“Big Brother” Is Watching You; Even Now

View From The Middle

George Orwell can bask in the glory of his foresight. Nineteen eighty-four is here. More...

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