November 20, 2003 RSS feed / Other News

Plaque Marks Site Of First Canarsie Post Office

A score of history buffs and just-plain-interested individuals were on hand last week at Price Fashions when a plaque was installed at its 1412 Rockaway Parkway location designating it a local landmark. More...

Advertising Deadlines Early Next Week

Advertising deadlines for our next issue, which will be on newsstands Wednesday because of Thanksgiving, are earlier than normal. Display ads are due no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday; Classified ads must be submitted and paid for by Noon, Tuesday. More...

College Fair Gives CHS Students Glimpse At Future

Canarsie High School recently held its annual College and Career Fair. More...

Reminiscing With The Rabbi

A group of friends who grew up in East New York and have maintained contact for the last 40 years gathered for a reunion, organized by Steve Halfon, last Saturday night at a Brooklyn restaurant. More...

Bergen Avenue Parking Point Of Anger At Georgetown Civic Meeting

Georgetown residents were in an uproar over lack of parking and parking tickets they received on Bergen Avenue, they said at a Georgetown Ci-vic Association meeting on Nov. 12 at Temple Hillel of Flatlands. More...

Day-Long Public Reading On JFK

Assassination Set For Saturday

This Saturday, the 40th Anniver-sary of the assassination of Presi-dent John F. Kennedy will be me-morialized in a unique day-long pub-lic reading of the late Jim Bishop More...

Nazareth Graduate Returns From

Overseas Deployment With Marines

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Lionel K. More...

Garden Is Place To Be For 2003-4 College Hoops Season

The resurgence of great college basketball at the "Mecca," Madison Square Garden, continues during the 2003-2004 season. Tickets for all college basketball games (except the Coaches vs. More...

NFL FORECAST

WEEK 12--November 23-24
(Sunday)
*Baltimore 24 Seattle 21

No prediction involving the Ravens is safe, because no team is so predictably one-dimensional (all run, no pass), but they More...

A LOOK BACK 

THIS WEEK
©2003 DBR Media

On November 19, 1620, the Plymouth Pilgrims, aboard the Mayflower, reached Cape Cod and explored the coast... November 18, 1776, the Hessians captured Fort Lee, N.J. More...

"Relationships" Most Important

In Job Happiness: Exec Survey

Getting along with the boss is more important than pay or benefits when it comes to happiness at work, a new survey suggests. Forty-three percent of executives polled said employee job satisfaction is most impacted by one More...

Money Management

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Fire Marshals Investigating Blaze On East 98 Street

A fire last week in a house at 1446 East 98 Street, near Avenue M was determined suspicious and is currently being investigated by fire marshals, according to FDNY authorities. More...

Positive Vibes From Civic Group’s 11th Anniversary Meeting

Local politicians, including Assemblyman Frank Seddio, City Councilman Lew Fidler, Community Board 18 district manager Dorothy Turano and Community Board 5 Chairman Earl Williams, were present at the South Canarsie Civic Association More...

Answers From The Teacher

Darra Wheeler Happ

I realize that there are educational standards for subject areas such Eng-lish Language Arts and Math, but are there educational standards for technology? More...

Bias Crimes Increase Discussed

Borough President Marty Markowitz recently joined other Brooklyn elected and police officials, several community leaders and concerned citizens to discuss the latest incidents of hatred, including the spraying of swa-stikas and the slashing of car ti More...

Salvation Army Will Serve Holiday Meals

The Salvation Army of Greater New York will be serving more than 8,000 Thanksgiving dinners this year to needy men, women and children throughout New York City More...

Off-Duty Paramedic Honored For Saving Life Of Injured Boy

A paramedic who saved the life of his neighbor More...

City Harvest Set To Kick Off Annual Food Collection Drive

City Harvest More...

Antiques & Collectibles

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Seniors Urged To Join Non-Bias Program

Are you 55 and over? Do you believe that we should all respect each other More...

18th Century Newspaper Reveals Washington May Be "Father of Thanksgiving"

Mount Vernon, Va. More...

Chiefs 27-6 Win Over Sharks Earns Semifinal Playoff Berth

A week off to rest his ailing ankle apparently worked wonders for Canarsie High School junior running back Elijah Fleming, who rushed for three rushing touchdowns Saturday to spark a 27-6 PSAL quarterfinal win over Sheepshead Bay. More...

Social Security

Steven Beck
Social Security Manager, Canarsie
Divorced Spouses May Be Due Some Social Security Benefits

Note: This column is addressed to women, especially divorced women, because 99 percent of the benefits we pay to spouses of retired and deceased workers go to women. More...

Money Matters

Married Couples Enjoy Tax Rate Privileges

Uncle Sam likes marriage. "How can he say that?" You might ask. I would reply, "Just look at our tax code." Married couples enjoy lower income tax rates (except in the situations where there is one high earner and one low earner). More...

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