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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Staten Island Chuck said spring is coming early but Punxsutawney Phil was booed for predicting 6 more weeks of winter after seeing his shadow on Groundhog Day. How do you feel about these predictions?
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Success Of Soap Operas Still Shines

Dear Editor,  Two weeks ago, I sent a letter to the Canarsie Courier expressing my dislike of the fact that ABC-TV cancelled the soap operas “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” after more than 40 years. More...


Vikings Focused To Do Well In Playoffs

Having done enough to earn a spot in the playoffs, South Shore Vikings boy’s basketball team is planning to continue the good work in the PSAL Brooklyn AA series.  More...

Cordell Lifts Lady Chiefs To Thrilling Victory

A phenomenal shooting display by Theodule Cordelle lifted Canarsie Campus Lady Chiefs to a thrilling victory over Fort Hamilton Tigers to kept their hopes alive for a playoff berth in the PSAL Brooklyn Girls South basketball competition last Wednesda More...

The Annual Golden Gloves Competition Was A Knockout

The 85th annual Daily News Golden Gloves event, sponsored by Old Mill Basin’s Mary Queen of Heaven Church, was a T.K.O. Wednesday night at St. Bernard’s Church auditorium in Reverend Caputo Hall.  More...

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We’re All Catholics Now (Or At Least, We Ought To Be)

Last week, the Obama Administration announced its final rule on birth control under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare.  More...

Other News

Homeowner Safe After Thief Makes Away With MP3 Player

Police with the 69th Precinct are searching for three suspects in relation to a residential robbery that took place near East 108th Street and Flatlands 8th Street on Friday, February 3rd. More...

“Abandoned” Girls Went Unrecognized Says Resident

When police knocked on Lizzette Santiago’s first floor apartment door in the Bayview Houses just after 3:30 p.m. More...

Seddio Promises To Deliver If He Wins City Council Seat

Aiming to add to his long list of accomplishments in politics, Frank Seddio announced his candidacy for City Council last Thursday, in the process extolling the principles of the Democratic Party.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Some Local Hospitals Need To Be Thoroughly Resuscitated

The last time I had to go to Brookdale Hospital’s Emergency Room was in 2001. I had a minor health issue that couldn't be cured by going to my physician and it was Christmas Eve. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Al Green Has Already Sewed Up Victory For Obama

A ll he had to do was intone, “Ahhhhhhhmmm” (a single, smooth note with only a slight vibrato) and the audience veritably swooned!  “….sooowowo in luuuv with youuuu…” — practically a perfect imitation More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

NYC School Aid And A Brooklyn Mental Health Facility Is Closing

Governor Andrew Cuomo is in hot water with the Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus over a remark he made to the Canarsie Courier for this column. More...

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