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What's Your Opinion

QUESTION: Many businesses have been gearing up for the back-to-school season earlier in the summer. Do you think it’s too soon for parents and kids to get ready for school time- and when should stores start pushing back-toschool shopping? More...


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Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Smokin’ Ideas For What Should Be Legal In Public Places

So far this summer, I’ve been to the beach a handful of times. Sometimes I venture out to Far Rockaway, Queens, and a few times I went to Brighton Beach. Every now and then I see a couple of people smoking. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Area Lawmakers Only Pass 15 Bills Out Of 1332 Sponsored

Lawmakers in the New York State Assembly passed 1,073 bills during the 62-day legislative session that stretched over a six-month period. Many more bills were proposed. More...

Other News

Winning A Case While Standing On One Wheel

A unicycle, a graduating senior and a $100 fine. Sound like a joke? Isiah Rosemond, 18, of Canarsie, was riding his unicycle on the sidewalk on May 23rd on his way to Edward R. More...

Volunteers Make A Clean Sweep At Sunday Cleanup

With gloves and plastic bags at hand, hundreds came out to help clear garbage and debris from the beaches along Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island on Sunday.  More...

Learning The Ropes About Reporting

Children from Expressions Educational Center in East Flatbush recently visited the Canarsie Courier office to learn about what it takes to put a newspaper together. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

We Have A Robot On Mars; What Could Be Next?

Pardon my naiveté, but I’m NUTS about Curiosity, the Mars rover that landed on our neighboring planet last week. More...

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