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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: How do you feel about the increasing amount of private homes in Canarsie being used by state agencies as facilities for the developmentally disabled? Would it bother you if a group of mentally disabled adults lived on your block? More...

An Open Letter To Concerned Canarsie Homeowners

Dear Editor: Thank you for alerting Canarsiens regarding the placement of yet another 24-hour, round the clock, developmentally disabled N.Y.S. group home being sited at 1426 East 102nd Street More...

What We Don’t Need

A copy of this letter was also sent to Congressman Jeffries, Governor Cuomo and Assemblyman Alan Maisel.  Dear Editor:  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

You’re Disabled...Please, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Everyone deserves to live in a decent home in a nice community. Everyone deserves to feel welcomed into their new home. Right?  More...

Other News

Annual 9/11 Service Hosted By Senator

Last Wednesday, September 11th, marked a dozen years since the horrific 9/11 attacks. State Senator Martin Golden hosted an emotional candlelight vigil in Marine Park that included presentations from local troops of the Boy and Girl Scouts. More...

Man Shot In Middle Of The Night On East 99th Street

A man was found on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head in front of 1239 East 99th Street between avenues L and M this week.  The unidentified victim, believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene during the early morning ho More...

Protesters Want Answers For Shelter Construction

A few dozen protestors brought their energy Monday morning chanting, “We want answers!” outside the construction site of a women’s shelter.  Led by City Councilman Jumaane Williams, concerned neighbors circled in front of the b More...

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