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Dozens Attend Meeting On Development Near Four Sparrows Marsh

Dozens of interested parties packed in the Kings Plaza Community room last Thursday to discuss the city’s proposal to build a retail mall near Toys “R” Us on Flatbush Avenue, west of Canarsie. More...

UFT Rep Believes Fate Of P.S. 114 Is “Done Deal”

After fighting for nearly six months to save their 100-year old school from being partially turned into a charter school, parents, teachers and administrators at P.S.114 recently had a spark of hope that their efforts and protests would result in at More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: In light of the new city budget proposals, do you think the teachers union is off-base by trying to hold on to the more-than a thousand teachers whose work record in the past has been found to be unsatisfactory? Why or why not?
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Courier Reporter Remembers CHS Holocaust Program

Editor’s note: Jason Linetsky, a contributing reporter-writer for the Canarsie Courier, read the article we ran last week by Jonathan Gies on the Holocaust Program at Canarsie High School as headed by teacher Marty Hershkowitz. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK

Preparing For A Brighter Future

We’re in an era where government resources are stretched very thin, and we are cutting budgets across the board. More...

Guest Column

The Bottom Line On What’s Going On In Wisconsin

Guest Op-Ed

Here’s the bottom line on what’s going on in Wisconsin. It’s all about us being forced to pay those who run things. More...

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Other News

One Dead In Foster Avenue Crash

NYPD Accident Investigation Unit detectives are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a passenger who was riding in a car witnesses said was allegedly traveling at a “high rate of speed” and crashed at the corner of East 80th More...

Bus Driver Attacked By Man Who Says Vehicle Left Without Him

Nowadays, it doesn’t take much to send people into a rage, whether it’s a motorist going after another motorist or a passenger going after a bus driver. More...

Police Brass Praise Precinct Council For Its Services To Local Residents

Patrol Borough Brooklyn South Community Council on Tuesday night, praising the organization for its and I’m proud to know that Deputy Inspector Milt Marmara is working with everyone to help bring crime down,” he said. More...

Sports

South Shore Hoopsters Look To Playoffs After Solid Campaigns

The South Shore High School girls and boys basketball teams had tremendous seasons, going 15-0 and 8-6, respectively, in league play, which was good enough for PSAL postseason action for both squads. More...

This Week's Attitude

Public Workers’ Pensions Cut Into State Budget Pies

Thiis Week’’ s Attiitude

A s struggles for democracy go on half a world away, a democratic campaign has been in the spotlight for almost two weeks half a nation west of New York City. More...

View From the Middle

Budget Time! This Is Where Representatives Count

View From The Middle

hen we voted for our representatives in government last year and two years before that and, uh, six years before that and, well, whenever the last few elections were, we fully expected that those we chose would be responsible representatives, right? More...

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