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DEP Flexes Mussels For Fresh Creek Cleanup

The start of a project to help improve the overall water quality and ecology of Jamaica Bay using “ribbed mussels” has just been completed in the Fresh Creek tributary skirting the eastern section of Canarsie More...

First MedCare’s Health Fair Good For Body And Soul

Despite the uncomfortable humidity and the threat of thunderstorms, the annual First MedCare Family Health Fair drew a large crowd for three hour event held outside their 8707 Flatlands Avenue facility last Sunday. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez could be suspended after Major League Baseball investigates his alleged illegal gambling. Do you think athletes should be allowed to gamble if it does not involve the sport in which they compete? Briefly explain.
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Support For Same-Sex Tolerance

Editor: While I respect Bill O’Neill’s religious convictions and opinion, his comments on same sex marriage in his letter published in the Courier’s August 4th issue are misguided. More...

From The Mayor...

City Program To Help Young Black, Latino Men

Last week we unveiled the city’s Young Men’s Initiative, an ambitious and comprehensive effort to improve outcomes for young black and Latino men. More...

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Other News

Police Search For Suspect In Glenwood Road Shooting

Police from the 63rd Precinct are looking for a man responsible for shooting a 30-year-old stranger last week in broad daylight on Glenwood Road. More...

P.S. 114 Staffers Praise Proposed September Changes

When P.S. More...

State, City Comptrollers Blast MTA Work Diversions

Millions of New Yorkers depend on our subway system each day for getting around our great city. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

Default Avoided—But Where Do We Go From Here?

The United States may have avoided financial disaster last week when Congress voted to raise the debt limit and compromise on spending, but, when the deal is analyzed, it’s easy to see it’s only a temporary fix; sort of like corking a lea More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Inept Congresspeople: Why Do We Keep Them In Office?

We were all sitting on the edge of our seats last week, wondering whether the United States of America would indeed have a financial future or whether we’d all be in the bread line because Congress — and the Executive Branch — could More...

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