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Jefferson Club Gives Nod To Weprin As Weiner Replacement

At a press conference last Thursday evening at the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club, 59th District coleader Frank Seddio announced the nomination of Queens Assemblyman David Weprin as the Democratic candidate for the Ninth Congressional District, whi More...

District Superintendent Says Education Is “Deteriorating”

Community School District 18 Superintendent Beverly A. Wilkins this week told members of the Community Education Council and its officers she felt the education system locally, as well as nationally, is deteriorating.  More...

‘First Pitch’ Ceremony Opens 69th Pct. Community Council Baseball League Season

The 69th Precinct Community Council held a special ceremony Monday night as the precinct’s Commanding Officer, Captain George Fitzgibbon, became the first CO in several years to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.  More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

No-Fault Insurance Needs Reform To Combat Fraud

Brooklyn vehicle owners deal with more than just the high price of gasoline. They must also cope with something that is more costly than in almost every other American community — auto insurance. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The “Perp Walk” — Another Lesson In Democracy

Call it a lesson in democracy. What could be more impartial than seeing two people do the “perp walk” — one who committed the crime and one who did not?  More...

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Courier Editor Is Eyewitness To Yankee History

I never thought that one of the most memorable days in my life would happen in the Bronx.  I’m Brooklyn born and was raised, lived here most of my life, except for a few years on various Army bases or traveling cross-country and in Europe More...

Brooklyn Couple’s Lasting Love Stands Out In New Film

When songwriters Albert and Marion Mazur received a citation from Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz for their song, “Every Day’s A Holiday in Brooklyn,” three years ago, reported in the Canarsie Courier on February 7, 2008, More...


What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Mayor Bloomberg has denounced the NYPD policy of “perp walks” — calling the practice “humiliating” — after a suspect is arrested and paraded before the media. What do you think? Briefly explain.
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Bergen Beach Sea Dogs Win AAA Kings Bay LL Division Title

Tension, excitement, the anticipation of victory and the fear of defeat marked the atmosphere Thursday night, June 30th at Kings Bay Little League Field for the AAA Division Championship. More...

From The Mayor...

City Taking Steps To Stay Safe And Green

Public safety is the bedrock of any great city, and in New York City, the last three years have been the safest of any three year period in our history. More...

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