April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Commuters: On The Fast Track To Nowhere

Dear Editor, The service changes/delays on the L train have become intolerable. It’s bad enough that they occur during weekdays, but notifications go up the night before or day of planned service changes More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: The City Council is considering charging 10 cents for plastic bags bought at the grocery store. If put into effect, would the fee encourage you to start bringing your own bag(s) or would you pay the 10 cents? More...


Canarsie Baseball Suffers Hard Luck Loss To Erasmus

It’s tough to beat a team twice in the same week, but the Chiefs played with Erasmus Hall for most of the Friday’s tilt. More...

Lady Chiefs Eye PSAL Wrestling Title

Last season, the Canarsie Educational Campus (CEC) girls wrestling team posted an impressive 6- 1 record and made it all the way to the PSAL Championship bout against Curtis. More...

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Other News

Anniversary Of Murder Yields No Answers

It’s been two years since off-duty NYPD Auxiliary Officer Francky Aleger’s lifeless body was found in the middle of a Canarsie street.  More...

Teens In The Bayview Houses Area Targeted

Three armed robberies have taken place within the past month in and around Bayview Houses. More...

C.O. Says Look For Unfamiliar Towing Companies

Car thefts are on the rise in Canarsie, but Commanding Officer of the 69th Precinct Captain Norman Grandstaff said suspicious towing companies are the culprits.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Food For Thought: Introducing Religion Into Our Schools At Lunchtime

There's nothing like the mention of school lunch to nauseate a student. Those cardboard-like pizzas, tasteless side dishes and cold, hard fruit that could be used as a baseball....Screams yummy, doesn't it?  More...

Guest Column

Understanding Feelings Of Depression

I believe we all have at one time or another experienced the feelings of overwhelming sadness we call depression. Depression is usually identified by a menu of symptoms (found in the DSM 111 R) as follows: 1. More...


Pay Attention To Baby Teeth

You may not be overly concerned about your child’s primary teeth because these “baby teeth” will eventually be replaced by permanent teeth—but you should be. More...

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