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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: A recent poll published in the NY Daily News stated that 40 percent of public payphones citywide are broken and most will not be fixed in the near future. More...

We’re Proud Of The Positive!!

Dear Editor,   My neighbor reads The Wall Street Journal. He was kind enough to give me a full-page article from the August 23rd and 24th editions of the paper. Surprisingly, it was all about Canarsie.  More...

Resident Satisfied Putrid Smell Is Gone

Dear Editor,   As a longtime Canarsien who grew up on East 89th Street between Flatlands Avenue and Avenue J, I am once again proud of my association with the Canarsie Courier.  More...

Sports

Jamaica “Storms” Its Way Into The Record Books

Jamaica secured its second consecutive championship cup in a two goal win over St. Vincent and the Grenadines in a rain drenched championship match. More...

Guest Column

THE POINTING FINGER

Global Warming ‘Pollution?’

“Hey, Nee, want to go for a swim?”  “Ander, are you crazy? It’s freezing outside. That's why they call this the Ice Age. Ask Thal. He’s also nuts. Maybe he'll go with you.”  “No, bro'. More...

Learning About Mental Health From Our Children

Some years ago, I had the wonderful experience of being one of six adults accompanying 31 10-year-olds from the 5th grade class 5-341 of P.S. 272 on a three-day outing at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring, New York. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Avoiding Sports Injuries

If one of your youngsters takes part in a sports program, here’s a tip from the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Council on sports medicine: use a mouth ViEws On guard. According to the committee’s chairman, Dr. More...

One Major Injury After Labor Day Collision

Two cars crashed at East 86th Street and Glenwood Road on Monday, September 1st, resulting in one injury. At the scene, both sedans were facing north on East 86th Street. More...

Other News

Thousands Of Dollars Needed By Mourning Family

Accompanied by elected officials and relatives, Vayola Onah stood at the steps of City Hall on Friday and broke down about the painful loss of her sister Myriam and four other family members. More...

Two Area Shootings In 24 Hours

With gun violence taking place all over Brooklyn in the past week, our community wasn’t left out of the statistics. Two separate shootings – one in Canarsie and the other in the Old Mill Basin area – took place in one day. More...

Charter School Gets Everyone Prepped For Start Of School Year

The New Hope Academy Charter School (NHACS) held a pep rally this past Tuesday to garner support for student and staff and engage children in school spirit in preparation for the first day of classes. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Basing Our Reputation On A Section Of Our “Suburban” Community

Thanks to The Wall Street Journal, Canarsie’s looking “better than ever.” While The Wall Street Journal isn’t our competition, their reporters have collected some interesting data about Canarsie that most people here will laug More...

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