January 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion?

Question: Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed plans for the city to use traffic cameras to issue more tickets and enforce speed limits in an effort to crack down on pedestrian fatalities. Do you think this measure will help prevent deaths? More...


East New Yorker Makes The Grade As Outstanding Freshman Student-Athlete

It’s not that often that a freshman garners the type of college attention that Medgar Evers College Prep’s Danielle Patterson has. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

We’re Not Being Callous – We’re Staying Out Of Trouble

One of the most disastrous car accidents I photographed for the Canarsie Courier included an SUV that plowed into a tree at Rockaway Parkway between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue J. More...

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Other News

Residents Keep Their Pulse Pumping For The Super Bowl

Dozens came to the 69th Precinct stationhouse last Thursday and joined the world’s biggest huddle when they donated blood for a good cause. More...

One Arrest Reported As Gun Violence Escalates

Within one week, there were three separate shootings in the Canarsie area. Only one person was arrested but there were no reported fatalities.  More...

Canarsie Resident Shows Support For Autistic Boy

Activist Valerie Woodford has kept Avonte Oquendo in her thoughts and prayers from the day he went missing. More...

Guest Column

Solving Our Inner Conflicts

We experience inner conflicts because we are filled with emotional drives, impulses, needs and passions that pull us in opposite directions. More...


If Filling Fails

Every dentist I’ve ever met would like his patient’s fillings to last forever. However, while a good many restorations do sustain for the life of the tooth, no filling ever becomes an organic, integral part of it. More...

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