November 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: What is your biggest pet peeve while traveling on mass transit?

“The general lack of communication when things enter crisis mode. More...

Please Don’t Overload Our Community!

Dear Editor:  Our civic association (South Canarsie Civic Association) turned 23 years old November 10, 2015 and has a history with DEP and DCP regarding safeguarding Canarsie’s safety, quality of life and maintaining its 380-year historic More...


Chiefs End Disappointing Football Season With Shutout Loss To Campus Magnet

The Canarsie Varsity football team was in a mustwin situation Sunday in its regular season finale against Campus Magnet. More...

From Wayward Youth to Boxing Prospect, East Flatbush Product Finds New Path

Mikkel LesPierre was a standout basketball player at Transit Tech High School. But he got sidetracked, and wound up getting kicked off the team.  More...

PSAL Week 10 Area Football Round-Up

The final week of the PSAL regular season saw South Shore put an exclamation point on an undefeated year, while James Madison finished with its eighth straight win.  Unfortunately for Tilden, it closed out the campaign with its seventh consecuti More...

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Other News

Scant Demonstration Of “Outrage”

Despite the escalating gun violence at Breukelen Houses, only a small group of residents came out to protest the tragedies that recently took place. More...

Crash Kills East Flatbush Man

A 50-year-old resident died of his injuries on Monday, November 9th after he was hit by a Nissan Sentra who was arrested in connection to the incident.  More...

Community Mourns Former Assemblyman’s Passing

Vito J. Lopez was once the head of the Kings County Democratic Party and an esteemed assemblyman. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Some Educators Need A Little Tutoring In Public Relations

When Mayor Bill de Blasio came to Canarsie a couple of months ago, his visit was almost a secret.  More...

Guest Column


Facts Before Birth

Mothers, don’t ask where you went wrong if your infant is a thumb sucker. You are innocent. Thumb suckers are born, not made. More...

Hostility Towards Parents Can Be Frightening Too

To experience hostility toward our parents is quite frightening, considering how dependent and needy we are of them. In addition, we fear reprisals from them should we express this hostility. More...


“Please, Sir, I Want Some More”

If Charles Dickens were writing today, maybe, instead of more porridge, Oliver Twist would have known what he really needed. “Please, Sir, I’m cold and I’m hungry. I want some more...carbon dioxide.” More...

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