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Collapsed Building Where Worker Died Is Demolished

MAN DIES IN BUILDING COLLAPSE

A day after part of a house in Gerritsen Beach collapsed on a 25- year-old construction worker, who soon after died from injuries suffered in the accident, a demolition crew razed the remaining structure and later cleared the debris from the site. More...

Community Shouts “No Hotel!” At Huge Protest Rally

Concerned residents, elected officials, union members, and community leaders voiced their concerns loudly last Thursday evening at a community rally led by City Council Member Jumaane D. More...

Angry Community Responds To Charter School Proposal

“We are the people who live here” was the defining mantra heard loud and clear following an emotional monthly District 18 Community Education Council (CEC) meeting on Monday night. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Educators Banning Silly Ban On “Bad” Words

You take a deep breath…and then you say to yourself, “Oh, my God, not again! They’ve gone and done it again!” What “they” had done (again) was to begin another journey in dumbing down our kids. More...

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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A MAJORITY OF ROBBERY VICTIMS ON THE SUBWAY WERE TARGETED WHILE THEY WERE SLEEPING DURING THEIR COMMUTE. THEREFORE, POLICE ISSUED A WARNING RECENTLY TO COMMUTERS TO STAY AWAKE AT ALL TIMES. DOES THIS SCARE YOU AND HOW DO YOU SAFEGUARD YOUR BELONGINGS IN THE EVENT THAT YOU FALL ASLEEP?
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Dem Loss In Brooklyn

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Canarsie Courier from Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island, Bensonhurst, Coney Island): More...

Questioning Civic Leaders

Editor: Good Morning: At a most recent social event held on Saturday, March 31, 2012, City Council Candidate, Mercedes Narcisse made reference to HOUSE SLAVES and FIELD SLAVES. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Ganging Up On The DOE For Shutting Out The Media

Saturday’s disgusting weather afforded residents the opportunity to stay home and catch up on house chores. The rain and gloominess didn’t disappoint me as much as the story I wanted to cover that afternoon. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Senate Dems Realize Every Vote Counts

Although final tallies are not completed, top Senate Democrats are reeling over the upset numbers garnered, to date, by Republican David Storobin over Democrat Lew Fidler. Going into court proceedings as of press time, Storobin has a one vote lead. More...

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