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What's Your Opinion?

Question: What do you think of CVS’s decision to stop selling cigarettes?

“I say it’s a bad idea. They’ll lose money from customers like me. I like ‘one stop shopping.’ I pick up everything at one time when I go to CVS - groceries, household supplies and cigarettes. More...

Lost And Found

Dear Editor, Recently, I witnessed an event that caught my attention in a supermarket: a woman that was accompanied by her husband lost her wallet with all her documents and money. More...

Kudos From The Coalition!

Dear Editor,   We would like to thank all who attended our foreclosure event on Saturday. Your participation was greatly appreciated. This was an outstanding opportunity connecting our residents with homeowner resources. More...


Vikings Advance In Borough Basketball Championship Win Over Bedford Academy

After losing to division rival Thomas Jefferson Saturday at home to end the regular season, the South Shore boys basketball team desperately needed a win against Bedford Academy High School in the first round of the PSAL’s Brooklyn Borough Cham More...

Big Win Over Clara Barton Has Canarsie Eyeing Deep Playoff Run

With the girls’ PSAL regular basketball season coming to an end against Brooklyn Class AEast rival Clara Barton last week, the Canarsie Educational Campus Lady Chiefs wanted to accomplish two things: exact revenge on the Lady Cougars for a prev More...

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Elegance And Simplicity For Your Next Bash – On Avenue L!

Tired of looking for catering halls outside of the community for those quaint family and business shindigs? Search no more. More...

C.O. Says More Police Will Be Hitting The Pavement To Keep Us Safe

With an increase in shootings in the community, residents might be asking what's going to be done to curtail the senseless bloodshed. More...

Council Gets To The Core Of Changes Coming To Testing

Since 2010 the Common Core Curriculum, instituted in all local public schools, has been the center of controversy. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

A Practical Proposal – Or Pipe Dreams – For Community Boards

There's nothing like a cheerleader to get things pumping. When Marty Markowitz was Brooklyn's Borough President, he had all of the traits we needed to keep our spirits high. More...

Guest Column


Free Pizza

Why is the president so proud of all the millions of people who are signing up for Medicaid? It’s free health insurance. More...

Talking About Your Problems

During the summer, I had the pleasurable experience of re-reading some of Freud’s earlier works. I was reminded of his great genius and how his impact is still felt on psychoanalytic psychotherapy today. More...


Apprehensive About Injections

The principal objection patients have to local anesthesia is the sensation caused by the entry of the needle. If you have this fear, be open with your dentist. Several techniques have been developed to eliminate this problem. More...

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