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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: In light of discussions about raising minimum wage to meet cost-of-living needs, do you think the increase will be a big help? Do you think the increase from $7.25 to nearly $10 an hour will be enough to meet costof living needs?
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“No Shush Law” Is Too Noisy

Dear Editor,  I recently became aware of a new law in our public libraries called, the ‘No Shushing law.’ I have to take my child to our local library every week to be tutored, but the library is packed with teens who have absolutely More...

Disappointed Viewer On Washed Away Soaps

Dear Editor,  I was upset that ABC-TV decided to cancel “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” after both shows had been on television for more than 40 years. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

How About Teaching Students Real World Skills?

Schools in and around Canarsie have been known to generously submit material to our publication in order to showcase what their students are learning. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

We’ve (Finally) Got A Real Leader In The Statehouse

I sn’t it nice that we finally have a leader in Albany whom we can look up to? Isn’t it nice to have a little confidence that someone up there can point us — mostly — in the right direction for a change?  More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

The Battle For The 27th Senate District The Tale Of The Tape

It’s not clear whether the two candidates running for the 27th Senate District seat vacated by Carl Kruger will result in any sort of a formal debate. More...

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Celebration Of Year Of The Dragon

A magnificent scene celebrating the Chinese New Year from Shen Yun Performing Arts at the David H. More...

Suspect Arrested In Relation To East 88th Street Stabbing

An allegedly emotionally unstable man who was tentatively charged last week with murdering his ex-girlfriend's brother is presently being held at Bellevue Hospital where he is being psychologically evaluated. More...

Educators Seek To Open Charter School In Canarsie Area

A formal proposal was submitted to the SUNY’s Charter Schools Institute on January 17th to establish a new school in Canarsie.  More...


Viking Boys Shine At New Balance Meet

In a season when the South Shore Vikings track and field team has been weakened by the loss of graduated stars, the boys 4X200 meters relay unit is standing tall on the indoor circuit.  More...

Jets Hand Canarsie Chiefs Their 13th Loss

For the beleaguered Canarsie Campus Chiefs, it seems a case of not when, but if they will ever break their string of losses in the PSAL Brooklyn A Boys basketball tournament.  The Chiefs chalked up their 13th straight loss in a 72-37 rout by the More...

JLK Hands LadyVikings First League Defeat

From the onset of its basketball game against John F. Kennedy, South Shore seemed to be out of sync, failing to play like the team that has dominated the PSAL this season. More...

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