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Boys And Girls Strike Gold At NB Nationals

Boys and Girls High School underlined their status as a powerhouse in relays by notching two splendid victories for Brooklyn in the New Balance National Indoor Championships for school competitors at the Armory track last weekend.  More...

St. Columba, St. Vincent Reach Second Round In CYO Games

Solid play from Tariq Jarvis and Stephan Carolina carried St. Columba to a 51-39 victory over St. Athanasius and a place in the second round of the Brooklyn Catholic Youth Organization Intermediate Basketball competition last Saturday at the Msgr. More...

Thomas Jefferson Holds Off Wings To Reach PSAL Final

They were not crowned Kings of Brooklyn without good reason.  Vital clutch plays from Thaddeus Hall and Nazai Stokes helped Thomas Jefferson’s Orange Wave hold off Wings Academy to win a thrilling semi-final clash and book a place in the P More...

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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Some local elementary and middle schools may soon share space in their buildings with charter schools, known as co-locating. Do you think co-locating schools within existing school buildings is beneficial for children in our community? Why or why not?
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Morning Collision On “Dangerous” Block

Monday at around 9:30 a.m, the driver of a gold Honda (left) was backing out of her driveway, at East 93rd Street between Foster Avenue and Avenue D, when an SUV (not shown) heading south, hit her ve More...

Schools Chancellor Explains A Few Things At Town Meeting

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott addressed a packed house last Wednesday at a District 18 Community Education Council (CEC) town hall meeting. Parents, students, principals, and teachers filled the auditorium at Canarsie’s P.S./I.S. More...

Residents Say Accident-Prone Block Needs Signage

A Monday morning car crash, that took place at East 93rd Street between Foster Avenue and Avenue D, has neighbors urging the Department of Transportation for stronger accident prevention measures to be taken.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Put The Brakes On Car Accidents In Our Community

Complain all you want about there being too many car accidents in Canarsie and surrounding areas.  Some readers want to know why we always put these messy collisions on the front page – as if nothing positive ever goes on in the middle of More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Councilman Barron Explains His Position On Israel — Sort Of....

City Councilman Charles Barron’s position on Israel was apparently misstated in a previous column here. Barron says he favors a two-state solution between the Palestinians and Israelis, and supports the right for Israel to exist.  More...

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