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What's Your Opinion?

Question: Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to crack down on topless women – adorned with body art – in Times Square, who make money from posing in photos with tourists. Do you think this practice should be banned? Why or why not?

“Yes. It’s not nice for kids to see them. I’ve lived in Brooklyn my whole life, and I never thought I would see something like this. I can’t believe they get away with this. More...

We Love Your Support!

Dear Catherine,  I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting our 2015 Parish Feast in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Your generous Angel sponsorship helped make the event a great success!  More...


Little Leaguers Show Their Parents Who’s The Boss

Grown-ups usually sit in the bleachers watching their children round the bases each week during the 69th Precinct Community Council baseball games. More...

Local Fighters Highlight Brooklyn Brawl: Boxing At The Beach

World-renowned boxer Dmitriy Salita and his Brooklyn Brawl series electrified Coney Island’s MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team, Tuesday night.  More...

Canarsie 2015 Football Season Preview: Chiefs Strive To Be Hated

No one can blame Canarsie head varsity football coach Kyle Allen for wanting to be hated by other PSAL teams. Most top squads aren’t liked because of their consistent winning ways.  More...

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Other News

Cop’s Body Found In Canarsie Home

A home on East 80th Street between Glenwood and Farragut roads was cordoned off on Thursday, August 20th, when a police officer’s dead body was reportedly discovered by his parents just after 11 a.m.  More...

Driver Arrested After Flatlands Area Accident

Witnesses at the scene of a car accident on Tuesday, August 25th said a drunk driver was arrested at Utica Avenue and Avenue K. More...

Bike Lane To Nowhere

When the Department of Transportation (DOT) added bike lanes near the Bayview Houses, outraged residents spoke up, created a petition, fought the city agency – and won. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Hail To The Yuppies And The Paths They (Won’t) Trek!

There’s no end in sight to the controversy behind bike lanes being constructed in our community.  More...

Guest Column


Checking The Pockets

John H, a 46-year-old car salesman, noticed that his gums bled when he brushed his teeth. More...

Inner Conflicts That May Cause Anxiety

Anxiety and conflict go hand in hand. Conflict is the term used to refer to any situation where the individual is pulled in different or opposite directions. Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud saw conflict as opposing forces within the mind. More...

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