April 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Top Stories

Big Shots Open Little League Season

Several VIPS helped usher in the 2011 Joe Torre/East Highway Little League season last Saturday morning in Marine Park. More...

Student Presentation Spotlights Notables From Black History

The past, present and future of Black History was presented in a one-hour showcase this week at Public School 272. More...

Bergen Beach Boy’s “Spirit Of Life” Celebrated In Walkathon

Family, friends and neighbors last Saturday celebrated the memory of one of their own during the Tenth Annual Spirit Of Life Walkathon in Bergen Beach last weekend. More...

This Week's Attitude

Koran-Burning Pastor Can’t Hide Behind Freedom Of Speech

Thiis Week’’ s Attiitude

While the media focused on relevant events such as the aftermath of Japan’s natural disasters and the damaged nuclear reactors that threaten more than that nation’s environment or waiting to see what would happen next in Libya or waiting More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’’SS DESSK......

Government, Businesses Team Up For A Better Future For Our City

With the current strains on our budget, city government is understandably focused on maintaining the most essential services. But we also need to keep improving our quality of life, and to keep fostering innovation by city agencies. More...

Guest Column

Maisel: New State Law Keeps Environment Green

Never before has technology progressed at such a rapid rate. Cuttingedge products are being rendered obsolete at an ever-increasing pace, replaced by newer, faster and sleeker versions. More...

The Active Consumer

With warm weather approaching, you'll want to enjoy your home and NOT worry about it falling victim to foreclosure. More...

Special Sections

Other News

A Passover/Easter Message To Our Readers

Easter and Passover once again occur simultaneously this year. In addition to being a quirk of calendars, the Catholic and Jewish holidays celebrate renewal and hope. More...

Councilman Williams Rallies Community To Fight Violence

Council Member Jumaane D. More...

Senator Kruger Indicted On Federal Corruption Charges

A few days after a federal grand jury handed down a new 11-count indictment in the ongoing bribery scandal concerning state Senator Carl Kruger, he and seven other defendants were charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud when they appear More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: In an effort to curb childhood obesity, a N.Y. City council member wants to ban toys from fast food kids’ meals that aree more than 500 calories. Do you agree or disagree? Briefly explain.
Full Story

Eliminate Community Boards

Editor: Councilman Lew Fidler has sent survey forms to constituents to help him determine neighborhoods’ needs. One of the many questions asked for suggestions on how the city could save money. More...

View From the Middle

Cathie Black: At Best, She Was A Distraction

View From The Middle

I knew it! I knew it! So why didn’t I say something about it at the time? Because I was too bull-headed, that’s why. More...

Copyright© 2000 - 2014
Canarsie Courier Publications, Inc.
All Rights Reserved
Click here for digital edition
2011-04-14 digital edition