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QUESTION: If you could change one thing about Canarsie, what would it be?
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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,  I’m writing you as an old Canarsie resident, Brooklynite and person who strives for more involvement from today’s youth as advocates for what goes on in their communities. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

OWS Ralliers Could Steer Protest In Right Direction

Good to see the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators getting their frustrations out. Good to see them yelling and pounding drums and fists and waving those fists in the air for a cause!  Uh, what was that cause again? Oh, yeah. More...

Guest Column

A Hometown View From Albany

Dems Score Big With Greens, GOP Not So Much

he Albany-based lobby group Environmental Advocates has been analyzing the so-called green votes of state lawmakers for the past 40 years. This year was no exception. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Silence Can Be Deadly When A Community Doesn't Speak Up

A ccording to statistics from the Mayor's office, New York City police responded to 249,440 domestic violence incidents last year. In Brooklyn alone, there were 27 family-related homicides as a result of domestic violence. More...

Other News

Thousands In Merchandise Stolen From Mill Basin Mini Mart

Hundreds of pre-paid phone cards and cigarettes were stolen from the Mill Basin Mini-Mart at Avenue T near East 58th Street on Friday, October 14th.  More...

Bayview Houses Resident Shot In Back

Detectives from the 69th Precinct are searching for a suspect who shot a 24-year-old man in the vicinity of the Bayview Houses on Friday, October 14th.  More...

Mill Basin Msgr. Arrested In Sex Abuse Case

Parishioners were in shock when a well-loved retired Mill Basin pastor was arrested last Friday following alleged sex abuse charges. Seventyeight year-old Msgr. More...


Local Girls Take Championship Title In Two Divisions And Third Place In Another

It was a sea of blue, of red, of purple and of gold…girls uniforms that is… as more than 220 girls came to Bergen Beach fields to participate in an annual Columbus Day Fast Pitch Softball Tournament last Saturday, October 8th and Sunday More...

Marine Park Soccer Minis Kick Up a Storm

Three children’s soccer teams had a great time kicking the ball around in Marine Park this past Saturday.  In the AYSO Region 266, the Red Eyes U11 defeated the Red Thunder U13’s by 1-10. More...

Chiefs Win Weird, Controversial Game, 22-6, Against Boys And Girls

Canarsie Campus High School head coach Mike Camardese said it was one of the strangest games he ever coached during his long career at the school. More...

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