April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion

Question: What do you think of the way the Department of Transportation has been handling potholes in the community? If you drive, are you finding the potholes hazardous?

“The Department of Transportation has been doing a good job cleaning up the potholes. It wasn’t their fault - we had an especially harsh winter, which contributed to the pothole problem. More...


Heather Hardy’s Accidental Head-Butt Leads To No Contest Ruling

Heather “The Heat” Hardy wanted to make an impact in her junior featherweight fight against Renata Domsodi (11-6, 4 KOs) on the Premier Boxing Champions card at the Barclays Center on Saturday night. More...

Strikeouts, Big Inning Dooms Canarsie In 8-5 loss To Automotive

Canarsie baseball Head Coach Daniel Paradis admonished his team for not making more contact, whiffing a whopping 14 times in the tilt. More...

Guest Column


“Buddy, Can You Spare a Pepperoni?”

Recently, the world learned, even before the President had a chance to announce it, with appropriate apologies, to the UN General Assembly that, if you live in Walkerton, Indiana, are gay, and are planning to marry, you will probably not be able to h More...


Hiding Unsightly Spaces

If your teeth have unsightly spaces, especially in front where the gaps will show every time you open your mouth, you should consider the composite resin bonding technique. More...

Are My Aches And Pains Psychological?

Very often, people go to their doctors and, after a thorough medical examination, are pronounced in good health. They often leave the doctor’s office confused, wondering why they still have all their aches and pains. A good M.D. More...

Other News

Police Release Footage Of Armed Thugs Connected To Robberies

Officials are looking for two teens believed to be responsible for a rash of robberies in the Canarsie area – all which took place within one day. In one instance, the thieves pistol-whipped their victim.  More...

Nine-Year-Old Girl Makes Polar Bear History

The Coney Island Polar Bear Club has a new member - and she’s the youngest member ever of the 112-year old organization (see “Frigid Waters No Challenge For This Youngster!,” Canarsie Courier, April 9, 2015). More...

Assemblywoman’s Town Hall Addresses Excessive Use Of Police Force

In an effort to foster positive police and community relations, Assemblywoman Roxanne Persaud hosted a special Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 14th, where residents had an opportunity to talk with police about pressing issues affecting the commun More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

It’s Electrifying How Difficult The City Makes Our Lives!

On your way to one of those high-end electronics shops? Better remember to bring that hunk of junk printer, gaming system, computer or other decades-old electronics with you so you can recycle it!  More...

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