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Chiefs Upset By Thomas Jefferson, 24-0, In The PSAL Playoffs

It was a case of one team making several big plays while the other struggled. More...

Golden Stars Blanked In Cricket Final

Canarsie Golden Stars failed to shine on a blustery afternoon, stumbling at the final hurdle in the final of the New York Softball Cricket Association’s (NYSCA) Division Two 20 overs championship game last Sunday.  More...

Soccer Teams Without Parent Guidance At Marine Park

Red Thunder beat El Torro 2-0 at last Saturday’s game at Marine Park. They called it “Silent Saturday,” meaning both teams had to play each other with no coach or parent guidance; no cheers — not one word. More...

Guest Column

A Hometown View From Albany

Foreclosing On Foreclosure Protection Programs

Most hearings held by state lawmakers have a mundane, civil rhythm that could easily put the average person to sleep. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Removing Guns From Our Community Is Half The Battle

This past Saturday, Brooklyn D.A. Charles J. Hynes joined the NYPD in hosting a Gun Buyback program at a local church. According to statistics, this program has been extremely successful in all five boroughs. More...

Other News

Gang Activity Addressed At Breukelen Houses Rally

It was standing room only at the Breukelen Houses Community Center last week as residents came to voice concerns about violence in and around the northern Canarsie housing complex. More...

Driver Hurt In Starrett Crash

  The driver of the above car was injured after his vehicle struck the rear of a bus on Pennsylvania Avenue at Vandalia Avenue Wednesday evening, November 9th. More...

Four Seasons Center Hosts 1st Veterans Day Ceremony

The Four Seasons Adult Day Care Center on Avenue J and East 96th Street last Friday hosted its first Community Veterans Day Ceremony for members of this growing program. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Memories Abound At JASA/HES Veterans Day Program

I know I’m late with this one, as far as the topic goes. Sorry. After all, Veterans Day was a week ago, with the parades and honors having been dutifully presented throughout the community and, of course, the country. More...

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