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They Shouldn’t Be Able To Keep On Truckin’!

A copy of the following letter was sent to the Canarsie Courier:  Dear Mayor de Blasio:   More...

Shedding Some Light On A Safety Problem

Dear Editor, I have recently had one of those lights for deterring crime put on my street near Rockaway Parkway between avenues M and N. The light is never lit up and it’s been there for weeks – it was only lit for three days More...

What's Your Opinion?

Question: What do you think of the bedbug outbreak in light of the city fumigating three subway trains over the weekend? Will you take any precautions while riding the trains?

“I don’t think there is much passengers can do about it. As a precaution, passengers should wash their hands and clothes more often - and avoid sitting in the seats. More...


Annual B-Ball Classic Strengthens Community Ties

The Ditmas Park community showed up in support of its basketball stars this Saturday as the neighborhood’s annual basketball classic revved into high gear. More...

Elimination Round Begins In ENY Soccer Classic

Playoff action got under way in East New York’ s Caribbean Cup Classic as several teams vied to move on to the next round in the tournament. Jamaica would have its way in the first match, scoring four goals to St. More...

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Pedestrians Will Finally Have A Place To Walk In The Paerdegats

When the Paerdegat Greenstreet opened in 2011, it was a welcome addition to the community. The greenstreet, which spans East 76th Street to Paerdegat 1st Street, is well-manicured and, depending on the season, lush with beautiful flowers. More...

Help Us Revitalize Avenue L We Need Your Input!

Do you want to see a cleaner Canarsie? A nice place to do your local shopping? Do you want to see Avenue L vibrant and thriving again? What improvements would you make to revive the deteriorating conditions on our community’s shopping strip? More...

ENY Stabbing Victim Shows Her Resilience

The innocent little girl who survived a brutal stabbing in a Brooklyn housing elevator made her first public appearance this week. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

There’s No Fine Line Between Undiscovered Talent And Panhandling Potential

Starving artists have a certain air about them…They’re really hungry!  More...

Guest Column


TMJ Syndrome Sources

Many jaw problems are the result of a condition known as TMJ SYNDROME (temporomandibular joint syndrome). More...

Some Factors Contributing To Suicide?

People in the midst of a severe depression, consumed with feelings of despair and hopelessness, sometimes believe suicide to be an alternative. As with depression, suicidal thoughts and tendencies are a result of what Dr. More...


Where Is The U.N.?

The Yazidis are a centuries-old religious group living in Northern Iraq. They are presently being exterminated by the Islamic State - or ISIS. Tens of thousands of Yazidis are trapped on Mount Sinjar without food or water. More...

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