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What's Your Opinion?

Question: Was the publisher right to remove all of the “N” words, and substitute the word “slave,” from a new edition of Mark Twain’s American literary classic “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?” Briefly explain.
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Rezoning And Overdevelopment Aren’t Always Good For A Community

I don’t take the same route to work every day. More...

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Making It Easier To Vote In New York

In recent months, my office has conducted and released two reports on the election process in New York State – and they both reached the same conclusion: We badly need reform. More...

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In the January 6th edition story on page 3, “More Local Involvement Urged At CEC 18 Meeting,” it mistakenly indicated that Community Education Council Second Vice President Kimbleanna Sumair-Kirton was the liaison to the wrong District 18 More...

Courier Closed January 17th

The Canarsie Courier office will be closed on Monday, January 17, for Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.  Due to the shortened week, we urge all advertisers to submit and pay for their ads as soon as possible. More...


Firefighters from Ladder Co. 174 joined with others Monday shortly after 4 p.m. to fight blaze on second floor of house at 1465 East 84th Street. More...

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What The Huck Is Going On With Mark Twain Classic?

Several weeks ago a local debate arose over some of the content in a book of poetry used in a program at P.S. 279. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Mr. Speaker: Let’s Have A Good Cry — Together!

To no one’s dismay or surprise, the Speaker of the House of Representatives pulled a white handkerchief from the upper inside pocket of his suit jacket and blew his nose — loudly — while standing at the large lectern before making h More...

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