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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The Department of Health recently stated that New Yorker’s life spans are longer than ever. Do you think that the Mayor’s public health initiatives – including public smoking bans – have contributed to people taking better care of themselves? Why or why not?
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Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Are “Decreasing Crime” Stats Parallel With Reality?

Many New Yorkers – and specifically Canarsiens – don't seem to believe the cold hard facts. If you tell someone crime is down, they might ask: Where or who did you get that idea from? More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Elected Officials’ Lack Of Character Leads To Cynical View

Chalk it up to being naïve, I guess. We’re talking about my early views on the guilt and/or non-guilt of our once-illustrious, now cowed former Senator Carl Kruger, who resigned and pleaded guilty to corruption charges a couple of weeks ago. More...

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Teen Survives Morning Shooting Near Flatlands Ave.

A sixteen-year-old Canarsien was shot Friday morning near East 81st Street and Flatlands Avenue. Police and detectives with the 69th Precinct are still searching for the suspect. More...

Gateway Mall Carjacking Under Investigation

Even though the holidays are over and the volume of shoppers at Gateway Mall has decreased, drivers are still being advised to be careful when navigating and getting into their car at the parking lot at Erskine Street and Gateway Drive at the Gateway More...

Once An Eyesore, Dead End Block At East 100th Street Renovated

Once strewn with garbage and weeds, the dead end block at East 100th Street and Glenwood Road has finally undergone a complete renovation and is now open to pedestrian and car traffic.  Throughout Canarsie’s history, the block was cut off More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Kruger’s Legacy Not One to Emulate

Carl Kruger won’t be sentenced for bribery and conspiracy until Thursday, April 26 and within the next four months he will get to see who his successor will be before going to prison. More...

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