June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion

QUESTION: The NYPD and government officials have proposed legislation that would reduce the charge for possession of 25 grams or less of marijuana from a misdemeanor to a violation, the equivalent of a traffic ticket, rather than arrest and possible More...

Thanks To The NYPD For Gang-Awareness Forum

Dear Detective Leon, Sergeant Andre, Police Officers O’Donnell & Kendall:  More...

Thanks For Growing With Us!

Dear Editor:  On behalf of the students and staff of P.S./I.S. 109, we would like to thank you for attending the opening of our Community Garden last week.  More...


P.S. 115 Kids Have A Field Day At Canarsie Park

There may have been some future athletes at Canarsie Park Tuesday morning when P.S. 115’s fourth grade held its annual field day. The five events tested students’ endurance and their ability to have a healthy competition.  More...

District 18 Students Compete In Annual Track And Field Day

In the old days (we are talking the early 1800’s here) the first Thursday in June was known as Anniversary Day, which commemorated the opening of Long Island’s first Sunday school.  More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Lax Absentee Ballot Guidelines Won Election For Storobin

It appears that some Democrats believe some members of Team Storobin have taken a page out of the Democratic political handbook of a bygone era of corrupt politics.  More...

Other News

Residents March To 69th Precinct For Tamon Robinson

Chants of “No justice, no peace! No justice, no peace!” resonated along Rockaway Parkway last Saturday as the march for Tamon Robinson began around noon at the Bayview Houses complex and culminated at the 69th Precinct on Foster Avenue. More...

Suspect Is “Scrapped” While Caught In The Act

If you’re a fan of the Brooklyn reality TV show called “Scrappers,” you know firsthand that there’s a lot of money to be made in selling scrap metal. More...

Frank Guariglia: A Profile In Perseverance

Readers of the Canarsie Courier may recall a profile piece we ran on January 6, 2011 on Frank Guariglia a former teacher, who required a kidney transplant after years of being told his Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) would be dormant well until his g More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Does Big Daddy Bloomberg Really Know What’s Best?

You know I have to express my opinion on Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent attempt to get New Yorkers to become healthier by banning the sale of super-sized sugary drinks. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Lives Wasted For Lack Of Responsible Thought

A recent story out of Brunswick, Ohio, a small township outside of Cleveland, told of four students who were killed in an auto accident just a few days before they were to graduate from high school. More...

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