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January 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: An online petition is being circulated, asking Mayor Bill de Blasio to resign. Would you sign the petition? Why or why not?

“No. I don’t know enough about him – if he’s good or bad. I never heard of him until he won the election. More...

Sports

Lady Chiefs Edge AA JFK, 55-54, In Thriller

Canarsie has been beating most of its A league opponents in convincing fashion this season. So, it was important for the Lady Chiefs to take care of business against John F. Kennedy, a team in the higher AA level, for confidence reasons.  More...

PSAL Week 5 Area Basketball Round-Up

It was another strong week for area PSAL hoop teams as three of the four squads picked up wins as the season kicks into high gear.  Briana Stoddart (Canarsie), Fataya Larry (Canarsie), Amanda Cruz (South Shore) and Shamorie Ponds (Thomas Jeffers More...

Guest Column

THE POINTING FINGER

Well, This One Was Armed...

An ‘Unarmed’ Young Man Was Shot…  Was that the important thing? That he was unarmed? Is that ever the important thing?  More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Better Looking Fillings

Cosmetic dentistry is nothing new. What is new is our improved materials. For example, we can now place composite resin fillings in front and back teeth. These are porcelaintype fillings which look more natural in your mouth. More...

Opening Up To Our Feelings

The only way we can truly learn about ourselves and become more intimate with ourselves is through opening up to our feelings. This is always easier said than done. More...

Other News

They Had A Ball Showing Off Their Dancing Skills!

After months of learning about etiquette and how to be ladies and gentlemen while dancing together, students at P.S. 279 put on a terrific show for their parents at a ballroom dancing performance on Friday, December 19th.  More...

Two Area Banks Robbed In One Day

Police are looking for a man – or men – wanted in connection to two bank robberies that took place on Monday, December 29th. Two Capital One banks were hit – at 2102 Ralph Avenue and 1425 Rockaway Parkway.  More...

Holiday Bloodshed Injures Three

There was no shortage of gun violence on Christmas Day when an alleged drive-by shooting took place on East 86th Street near Flatlands Avenue. According to reports, multiple shots were fired just after 1 a.m.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

I’ll Be Canarsie’s Fortune Teller – Or Realist – For 2015

Last year, I predicted that a slew of incidents would take place in 2014 (“More Of The Same In 2014 – Don’t Say You Weren’t Warned,” December 26, 2013). More...

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