April 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

STUDENTS ARRESTED WITH GUN IN SCHOOL

Two students from John Wilson Intermediate School 211 were arrested last Sunday after bringing a loaded handgun with them to the East 100th Street school. Both were charged with criminal possession of a weapon. More...

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Happy Birthday To Us

I t was April 22nd, 1921 — just 90 years ago tomorrow — that the Canarsie Courier was born. So, Happy Birthday to us! More...

Gateway II Land Appraisal May Nix Walmart ENY Deal

While poll after poll shows that Brooklyn residents overwhelming support a Walmart superstore opening in the borough, challengers refuse to give up their fight and look like they’ll continue until the retail chain surrenders. More...

Police Join I.S. 68 To Celebrate Caribbean Culture

In an effort to enhance positive community relations, the New York City Police Department Community Affairs Bureau's New Immigrant Outreach Unit collaborated with the Bildersee Beacon Sesame Flyers last Friday evening to celebrate Caribbean Cultural More...

This Week's Attitude

Trump: Sideshow Distraction Or Serious Contender?

A s cherry trees blossom in Washington DC, so do budding presidential candidates. While there are about a dozen Republicans thinking about entering the race for the White House in 2012, no one has officially committed. More...

From The Mayor...

FROM THE MAYOR’S DESK...

Making Headway In Greening NYC

Tomorrow (April 22), we celebrate Earth Day, the anniversary of the movement to protect our planet and conserve its natural resources, which began some four decades ago. More...

Guest Column

The Active Consumer

We're all waiting around for springlike weather to finally arrive. When it does, there will be plenty of barbecues and outdoor parties. Till then, where are you going for a delicious meal without having to wait an hour for a table? More...

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Other News

Man Shot As He Sits In Car On East 83rd Street

A man sitting in his double-parked car on East 83rd Street between avenues L and M shortly after midnight on Wednesday, April 13th, while waiting for a friend, was shot and wounded, police said. More...

Civic Group Members Say CB 18 Is Ignoring Canarsie

Officials of the South Canarsie Civic Association (SCCA) met last Thursday to discuss problems they have with decisions made by Community Board 18 members on behalf of Canarsie residents. More...

COURIER CLOSED GOOD FRIDAY

Our office will be closed tomorrow, April 22, in observance of Good Friday. The publisher and staff wish our readers, advertisers and the community a safe, Blessed Easter. The office will reopen at 9 a.m. next Monday, April 25. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Do you think Donald Trump will be a leading candidate for President of the United States in 2012? Would you vote for him? Why or why not?
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Litter Baskets Still Overflowing

Editor: I know that my sister sent you some pictures earlier this year showing the overflowing litter baskets near the Rockaway Parkway L Train Station. You published them and the situation was okay for a while. More...

Enjoys “The View”

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View From the Middle

The Donald: Just A Little Too Far Out, Ya Think?

View From The Middle

hen I was a young boy, my brother and I would hang out with four or five other kids of about the same age, ten or so, playing baseball and basketball and going to the same public school and all that stuff. A nice group, if I do say so. More...

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