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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: In an effort to protect children from second-hand smoke, legislation has been passed that will ban smoking near public and private schools. How do you feel about the ban?   More...


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Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Summer Jobs Aren’t What They Used To Be

Back in the old days, you would probably walk around Canarsie and see kids in front of their homes, maybe selling cold lemonade on a hot day, or offering to do some cheap labor for a neighbor. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Are You Dense? Women Concerned About Not Finding Breast Tumors

When it comes to detecting breast cancer, density matters, but size doesn’t. More...

Other News

Mill Basin Jet Skier Charged With Reckless Endangerment

With the beautiful summer season under way, water enthusiasts should be aware of the dangers lurking around the Mill Basin Marina. More...

Police Investigate After “Random Shots” Fired

On Sunday, July 8th, at around 8:45 p.m., police responded to a call of shots fired at 5806 Farragut Road at the Glenwood Houses. According to NYPD spokesman Sgt. More...

City Officials: Don’t Let Canarsie Crumble

The streets are definitely hot this summer.  While residents are taking advantage of the warm weather and getting out more, the streets – and some sidewalks of Canarsie – are paying the price. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

A “Fast & Furiously” Contemptible Situation

In the opening scene of one of the “Fast & Furious” movies, a gang successfully loots a moving truck. The movie, vastly popular, is part of a series and is full of adventure and, as with the truck scene, many, many stunts. More...

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