February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

ANOTHER ARREST IN AUGUST MURDER

Second Suspect In East 78th Street Shooting Identified

Detectives from the 69th Precinct have arrested a second suspect in connection to a murder that occurred last summer at East 78th Street between Flatlands Avenue and Glenwood Road. The arrest was made on Friday, Feburary 10th. More...

Other News

Collision At Rockaway Parkway

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Staff, Parents, Alumni Geared To Fight Proposed Nazareth Closing

Two huge emotions — sadness and surprise — were evoked last Thursday when teachers, parents, alumni members and especially students at Nazareth Regional High School were officially told that the school would close its doors forever after More...

One Killed, One Wounded In Church Avenue Gunplay

East Flatbush could have been mistaken for Dodge City in the Old West last weekend as one man was shot to death and another was injured in what appeared to be a blazing gun battle on Church Avenue. More...

Sports

Vikings Edged By Jefferson In Boro Semis

The South Shore Vikings were blind-ed by Thomas Jefferson’s Orange Wave on their road to an elusive title win in the PSAL Brooklyn Boys basketball semi-finals last Thursday. More...

Vikings Boys Relay Team Falters At Millrose Games

The South Shore Vikings 4X400 boys relay team of Kevin Morency, Chris Lewis, Kevin Lawrence and Alex Candio, was the lone school invitee from the Canarsie area at the prestigious Millrose Games track and field international competition last Saturday More...

Guest Column

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Passing Legislation To Increase Taxi Service To The Outer Boroughs

Assemblyman Alan Maisel (D-59 AD) announced the Assembly passed legislation he helped pass that will allow New York City to issue 18,000 hail accessible inter-borough licenses (HAIL) allowing livery cars to pick up street hails. More...

“What’s Up With Wati”

Former Resident Potential Hip Hop ‘Legend’

Many ideas come to mind when thinking of the key attributes and bonuses that it takes in order to make an artist of impeccable caliber. First, he or she must have a barrage of skills that can easily hold the attention span of the masses. More...

Special Sections

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: THE BOROUGH PRESIDENT RECENTLY SPOKE ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF A FERRY SERVICE WITH A STOP AT CANARSIE PIER. DO YOU THINK THIS WOULD BE POSSIBLE? AND WOULD YOU USE THE FERRY SERVICE TO TRAVEL INTO THE CITY?
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Join The Club!

Dear Editor: We’ve read the poems written by community residents in the Canarsie Courier. We’ve seen the ad for the “Seaview Authors’ Club” that appears weekly in the people’s “Community Guide.” More...

Pointing Their Finger Back

Dear Editor: I am appalled at Dr. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Getting The Maximum Benefits From Increasing Minimum Wage

New York’s minimum wage was $4.25 per hour in 1999 – when I began my exciting journey into the fabulous world of retail. I just missed the minimum wage increase in 2000, when it was raised to $5.15 per hour. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

So What If I Gush A Little? It’s Called Hero Worship!

Don’t tell anybody, but I got goosebumps! Again! You can put it in past or present tense: I got goosebumps! More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Lawmakers to Mental Health Commish: Leave Kingsboro Alone Or Resign

It was Valentine’s Day when Dr. Michael F. Hogan, the State Mental Health Commissioner, appeared before the Joint Legislative Budget hearing on Mental Hygiene. More...

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