July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion

Question: Are you happy with the improvements made to Canarsie Park - and will you be taking advantage of the park this summer? What additions would you like to see there? More...

A Plea To Keep Our Community Vibrant

Dear Editor:  Please take note – Canarsie needs rescuing. Shopping areas and various sections are abandoned. Boarded up homes and businesses have been neglected for many years and are causing problems galore!  More...



Daniel H. Coughlin, 65, a retired high school teacher who wrote about his experiences in the Vietnam War, died Thursday in his home. Born and raised in Flatbush, Brooklyn, he served in the U.S.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Want To Pay Your Respects? You Might REALLY Have To PAY!

When you go the cemetery to visit your loved one(s), do you have to pay an entry fee? How about paying per hour to sit with someone at their grave and tell them how much you miss them? More...

Guest Column


Cairo Banana   When the late economist Alfred Kahn worked in the Carter administration, he was rebuked for using terms like ‘recession’ or ‘depression’ to describe the then-current economic downturn because it was felt th More...

Other News

Canarsie Hosts Congress At Your Corner

Residents had a chance to bring quality of life issues to one of the community’s elected officials Saturday morning when Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and his staff were stationed outside the Canarsie Post Office.  More...

No Reported Fatalities In Linden Houses Area Shooting

Shortly after residents heard shots ring out in East New York Tuesday morning, a crime scene was set up as police searched for a suspect who may have shot someone and then fled towards the Linden Houses. More...

Woozy Wednesday

Onlookers gathered around this fender bender that took place on Glenwood Road and East 80th Street at 1:30p.m. While the details of the accident remain unclear, both drivers appeared uninjured while being treated by paramedics.   More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Let’s Write Our Own Letter To The Credit Card Companies

The following is a reprint from our August 27, 2009 issue:  I think I’ve got it! More...

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