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What's your Opinion?

QUESTION: Are you pleased with the fact that muni-meters have been installed lately or would you have preferred using the old coin-operated parking meters? Why?   More...


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View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Want To Let Cops Know Where The Guns Are? Be A Snitch!

Where will it stop? When will it stop? Police last week made an arrest in the August 13th shooting in which four teenagers were wounded in a playground while they were playing basketball early in the evening.  More...

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Teen Charged In Weekend’s Bloody Botched Robbery

A teenager is accused of shooting a 23-year-old man in an attempted botched robbery of a livery cab driver in the Flatlands area early Saturday morning, August 18th. However, early reports portrayed the shooting as part of a bloody rampage.  More...

Cops Smoke Out Marijuana Delivery

Police from the 69th Precinct last week arrested two UPS workers after they were caught allegedly delivering a 30-pound package of marijuana to another man on East 102nd Street, just four blocks from the local UPS depot.  More...

A Night Of Summer Beats Return To Canarsie Pier

The weather forecast called for rain and possible thunderstorms, but that did not keep people away from last Friday night’s concert at Canarsie Pier.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

NYCHA’s “Mismanagement” Is The Least Of Our Problems

Sort of like a Gypsy, I've lived in various places all over Canarsie since I was born. For a short time I resided in the Glenwood Houses, and after my teen years I lived in the Breukelen Houses for nearly 10 years. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Area Senators Only Pass 27 Bills Out Of 1,475 Sponsored

Last week's column focused on the four Assemblymembers and their voting records. This week, we do the same for the four senators representing the Canarsie Courier readership.  More...

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