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What's Your Opinion

Question: Has the derailment of an Amtrak train, which resulted in eight deaths and hundreds of injuries, discouraged you from using these trains for long-distance travel? Why or why not?

“That Amtrak accident shows that there is too much risk riding Amtrak. I will avoid using that type of transportation.” Patrick Mombrun, Crown Heights More...

Celebrations and Corrections

Dear Ms. Mormile:  Your column “This Memorial Day, Let’s Not Celebrate — Let’s Commemorate!” surely had a good and truly meaningful title and was worthwhile reading, except for this gibberish:  More...


NY Caribbean Cup Soccer 2015 Tourney Begins With Two Routs

Blowouts were served up at the 2015 New York Caribbean Cup Soccer Tournament kickoff event Sunday at the Thomas Jefferson Sports Complex, with the two matches of the day decided by 4-0 and 3-0 margins, in favor of Haiti and St. More...

Local Student-Athlete Earns College Valedictorian Honors

David Louison racked up a number of basketball accolades while at St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn Campus. More...

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Other News

Canarsie Was On “High Alert” After Washington D.C. Murders

By Dara Mormile The 69th Precinct was swarming with media after word got out that “America’s most dangerous fugitive” was possibly hiding out in Canarsie. More...

Merge Gone Wrong Near Avenue A

On Friday, May 22nd, a Chevy Suburban and Toyota Camry were traveling southbound on Rockaway Parkway near Avenue A. According to a witness at the scene, the Suburban was traveling in the middle lane when the Camry allegedly side-swiped the More...

Avenue U School Gets Artsy During Their Studies

Watch out Vincent van Gogh! Students at Public School 236 in Mill Basin celebrated their art creations with a special showcase Tuesday afternoon. More...

Neighborhood News

Get Well Wishes

The Canarsie Courier would like to extend get-well wishes to Lew Fidler after his recent surgery. We’re so happy that you finally got a kidney donor. Wishing you a speedy recovery! Publisher and staff of Canarsie Courier More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Taking A Holiday Off From School Is Getting Easier Every Year

What did your child do on their day off last Monday? How will they spend their day off on Thursday, June 4th? Let me ask you THIS? How often do our kids even go to school any more?  More...

Guest Column


Treating A Decayed Cavity

Has your dentist ever told you he or she was using a “temporary filling” and you wondered why? This is a perfectly proper dental procedure. More...

Why We Sometimes Feel Depressed

I believe that many feelings of depression can be triggered by memories of earlier experiences of loss and trauma. Our mind, body and soul, our wholeness, has remarkable ways of remembering and storing past events. More...

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