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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Police Commissioner Ray Kelly recently criticized minority politicians for not doing enough to combat gun violence in their districts. More...

Grammatically, It’s All Good!

Dear Dara:  I enjoy reading your column “Telling It Like It Is,” but I have to say that the captions under the pictures for the column on graduation and tourists (Courier — 6/28/12) leaves me confused.  More...

It Was Our Pleasure

Dear Editor:  Thank you for the wonderful article on David Straker, “Flatbush Student Wins the Bronze” (June 21, 2012).  I have known David since his birth. His parents are to be commended. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Stop & Frisk Tactic: Got Something Better?

What would you rather have — stop and frisk, or more injured three-year-olds and dead bodies?  More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Legislative Pay Hike vs. Minimum Wage Hike

There is rampant speculation around the halls of government that state lawmakers are trying to justify a way that they can vote themselves a pay raise after the November election.  Marketing this move to the public will be tricky because of two More...

Other News

Bullies Charged In “Hate” Crime

The two bullies who allegedly attacked and nearly blinded a 14-yearold boy at Roy H. Mann Junior High School, were arraigned last Friday, July 13th, in Brooklyn Family Court.  More...

Driver Passes Stop Sign – Causes Farragut Road Collision

Minor injuries were reported following a car accident Monday just after 1 p.m. at East 84th Street and Farragut Road. More...

Seniors Go For The Gold At Four Seasons Olympics

With the Summer Olympics set to kick off in jolly ol’ London, England, the Four Seasons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center held its own Senior Olympics at 1555 Rockaway Parkway Friday morning.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Are We Looking At Problems Behind The Gun Violence?

Those who are sick of seeing reports of shooting incidents spread throughout newspapers like the Canarsie Courier keeping asking, “What's going on in this community?” Typical comments can be heard at bodegas and newsstands around the city More...

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