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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The number of sexual assaults has increased in areas like Park Slope, Windsor Terrace and Sunset Park in the past month. What extra measures are you taking to protect yourself while traveling in the community.
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Youngsters Score Big At Weekend’s Soccer Game

Strategy and skill helped Red Thunder beat El Torro 3-2 at the AYSO soccer game at Marine Park last Saturday. Both teams played a hard second quarter after a tiring first quarter. More...

Chiefs’ Defense Gets Offensive In 20-8 Victory Over Thomas Jefferson

Canarsie Campus High School struggled offensively, but its defense came through in a big way, scoring two of the team’s three touchdowns en route to a 20-8 win over host Thomas Jefferson on Saturday.  More...

Guest Column

A Hometown View From Albany

Jewish War Heroes Honored On Chaplains Hill At Arlington National Cemetery

Since the Civil War, Jewish chaplains comforted the wounded, buried the dead and sustained the faith of all troops regardless of race, ethnicity or religion. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Our Problems Need A Permanent Solution – Not A Financial Band Aid

In early September, the first heated debate took place to discuss who's going to pick up the tab and take responsibility for flooding and sewage backup that destroyed community homes during two rain storms in August.  More...

Other News

Driver Hurt In Collision With Fire Truck

The driver of the above SUV collided with a fire truck Monday morning at 11:30 a.m. More...

Second Suspect Apprehended In Coin Dealer’s Murder

Police in Florida last week picked up a second man in the August murder of a beloved coin dealer who was a friend of, and did business with, many Canarsiens.  More...

Oversized Marine Park Building Still Center Of Controversy

The vacant six-floor monstrosity at 2230-2234 Kimball Street in Marine Park has residents furious about the deplorable conditions they've had to face every day for years, and they're tired of waiting for the developer to take action.  More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

1968 — Now THERE Were Protest Demonstrations!

A s the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters mull around Zuccotti Park in Downtown Manhattan, one who has seen and been a part of past protest demonstrations can’t help but think of the past and the changes and impressions just plain “time More...

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