January 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page


NYPD Special Victims Squad detectives are working with officials from the 69th Precinct Detective Squad in searching for a man who robbed, assaulted and forcibly raped a 21-yearold Canarsie resident early last Thursday.  More...

Other News

Mill Basin Couple Charged In Gun Roundup

Officials working out of the office of Kings County District Attorney Charles J. More...

Detectives Looking For 28-Year-Old “Cold Case” Evidence

On television, certain cop shows log cases that have gone unsolved for especially long periods of time under the heading of “Cold Cases,” and they go into a dusty bin in the basement until a conscientious hero decides to open up the file More...

Mourn Passing Of Former District 18 School Superintendent Dr. Harvey Garner

Scores of students, teachers and administrators attended the funeral this week of Dr. Harvey Garner, who was superintendent of Community School District 18 for nearly two decades.  Dr. More...


Daily News Golden Gloves — A Local Knockout!

It was a big hit, according to the many fans of the Daily News Golden Gloves Tourney last Friday night when the rousing fights were held at St. Bernard’s Auditorium.  More...

This Week's Attitude

Public’s Wishes Triumph Opposition To Walmart

Thiis Week’’ s Attiitude

No one actually believed Chicken Little’s “The sky is falling” warning. But millions had the heck scared out of ‘em by the 1938 Halloween radio broadcast of H.G. More...

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Dedicated Local Girl Scouts Earn Special Awards

Two local teenagers, Dominique Etienne and Alicia Fobbs, were recently awarded the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award Girl Scout Cadettes can earn. More...

Quake Survivors Start Anew At Isaac Bildersee I.S. 68

In the year since an earthquake devastated the island of Haiti, its population has been trying to put their lives back together as best as they could. More...

A Blizzard Of Issues Discussed At C.B. 18 Meeting

Community Board 18’s Planning & Zoning Chairperson Jeffrey Rodus welcomed members to a special meeting last week prior to the induction of executives.  Following unopposed nominations made at the December meeting, Rodus welcomed back S More...


What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The mayor wants to allow some livery cabs to accept street hails in Brooklyn and the other outer boroughs where yellow cabs are few and far between. Do you think it's a good idea or would it hurt business for drivers who've invested a lot of money into their taxi medallions? Briefly explain.
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Pols Outraged At DOE Plan For I.S. 278

Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Courier for publication. We reprint it here to keep our readers informed. Dear Chancellor Black:  More...

View From the Middle

Obama Starting To Sound Presidential Again

View From The Middle

That Barack Obama, the sonofagun, has been fooling us! At least, for most of the last two years, anyway. When I voted for him — and I did vote for him — it was a matter of choice between two completely different tickets. More...

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