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MQH Students Are Winners In Junior High Math Bee

Mary Queen of Heaven students were already actively involved in increasing their mathematics skills before President Obama spotlighted the subject in his recent State of the Union speech. More...

Can’t Get To The Mountains? Don’t Worry, The Mountains Are Here

Had enough snow yet? Most of us are, but by the mounds of snow at almost every corner and intersection, it could still be here into spring. More...

Bayview Tenant Says Ceiling Leaks Cause Children’s Asthma

For over two months, Natisha Davila has been living in deplorable conditions in her eighth floor apartment at 9910 Seaview Avenue in the Bayview Houses development. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion

QUESTION: A Brooklyn City councilman has introduced a bill that would, with a doctor’s consent, grant women who are having a difficult pregnancy to park in no-parking zones. Do you agree or disagree? Briefly explain.
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View From the Middle

Bagels: A Basic N.Y. Staple—With A “Schmear”

View From The Middle

I t was nice of Warren Bell of Bell Bagels to give away “a million” green bagels last week to celebrate and honor our Jets when they went off to Pittsburgh to play the Steelers. Nice. And (let’s face it) a good publicity gimmick. More...

‘Inspirational’ Visit Acknowledged

Editor: We were all thrilled to have our picture in the Canarsie Courier (January 27th edition) following Neil Friedman’s recent visit to our class, Intro to College and Career Paths in Media, at Brooklyn Generation School (on the South Shore H More...

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Residents, Pols Challenge DOE Plans To Phase Out PS 114

With only days left before the Panel for Educational Policy’s scheduled vote on the proposal to phase-out P.S. More...

Maisel Warns About High-Interest Tax Refund Anticipation Loans

As we approach tax season, many working families have been hit hard by the recession, and will look to their tax return for much-needed cash. More...

Mayor Rips Teacher Seniority In Speech To Local Parishioners

While he attended services last Sunday morning, Mayor Bloomberg told a packed house at the Christian Cultural Center, on Flatlands Avenue, that unless the rules changed to firing teachers based on performance and not seniority, the city may have to l More...

This Week's Attitude

Kruger Revives Bill To Legislate—Duh—Common Sense

Thiis Week’’ s Attiitude

Every once in a while an elected official comes up with a sensible regulation. More...

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Here’s How Progress Is At Work In New York City

Even as many New Yorkers still struggle to find work, our city is emerging from the national recession faster and stronger than others. More...

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