February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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CB 18 Okays Facility For Disabled In Marine Park

A facility for persons with disabilities will be established east of Canarsie by the Hebrew Association Senior Center, Inc. (HASC) following approval by Community Board 18. More...

Local Artist Draws Community Inspirations

Early Saturday afternoon, the nation tuned in to watch the memorial service of singer and superstar Whitney Houston. More...

Mourn Passing Of Beloved Rabbi Avner German

Congregants throughout the Jewish community are mourning the passing of Rabbi Avner German, spiritual leader of Congregation B’nai Israel in Starrett City, who recently suffered a stroke and died last weekend. More...

Sports

Vikings Boys Smash 4X200 Relay Record

A blistering run by the South Shore Vikings champion 4x200 meters senior relay team helped lift the school to a credible third place finish in the boys team championship at the PSAL Brooklyn indoor track and field championships last Sunday at the New More...

Lady Chiefs Go Down To Baruch In City Playoffs

Apromising season ended in a tough loss for the Canarsie Campus Lady Chiefs basketball team at the hands of Baruch College Campus High School, in the PSAL girls New York City first round playoffs last Wednesday. More...

St. Vincent Going Strong In CYO Basketball

Competition is gathering steam in the Brooklyn division of the Catholic Youth Organization’s Intermediate boys basketball competition, as, after a frenetic day of action last Saturday, St. More...

Special Sections

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: CITY COUNCIL SPEAKER CHRISTINE QUINN PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT WOULD REQUIRE CITY CHILDREN TO ATTEND KINDERGARTEN WHEN THEY REACH THE AGE OF FIVE. DO YOU THINK THAT IT’S A GOOD IDEA? WHY OR WHY NOT?
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Talking Subway Trash

Dear Editor: My name is Aisha Al-Muslim and I’m a resident of Canarsie. More...

Clarifying Some Arguable Accusations

Dear Editor: In Mr. Heier’s letter concerning my article, We’re All Catholics Now (Courier, 2/9/12), he has made several statements which must be answered. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Hungry During Your Commute? Meals On The Go A Possible No-No

A brawl broke out on a train last March when an older woman noticed a younger woman across from her gobbling forkfuls of spaghetti from a styrofoam container. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Have We Learned Nothing Since Nuclear Tragedies?

I t hasn’t been a year yet since the earthquake and tsunami in Japan underscored the potential dangers inherent in nuclear facilities. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Councilman Barron Trying To Make His Way To Washington

Ambivalent is one word that would not describe firebrand City Councilman Charles Barron. The 61-year old Democrat has been letting his opinions be known to anyone who would listen. More...

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