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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A report was recently released stating that Mayor de Blasio is considering removing metal detectors from some public schools. Do you agree with this decision - why or why not?

“No, I don’t agree. It prevents the kids from hurting each other. It shouldn’t bother them if they have nothing to hide.” Chavez Phillips, East New York More...

Reflecting On The Old Wooden Church In Canarsie

Dear Editor,   Where it now sits, Holy Family Church/School was once a wooden church in rickety condition on half the space now used. Father Genoa - then the Pastor - worked so intensely to build a new church and school.  More...

On The Ball About Education

Dear Ms. Dara Mormile,   More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Let’s Work Out How This “New” Nugget Of Information Is Used

Physical education classes meant practically nothing when I was going to school. It wasn’t until I attended high school in another community that I realized how lax the Department of Education was when it came to “gym” class.  More...

Guest Column


Saying Goodbye To Real Teeth

Immediate dentures are constructed before all remaining natural teeth are removed, and inserted as soon as the final teeth are extracted. More...

Dealing With Losses In Life

One of the most difficult things for any of us to do is to let go. I’m speaking of letting go in every and any sense. This includes accepting the losses we encounter throughout life. All of us, if we live long enough, lose our health.  More...

Other News

Ceremony Held At Ground Zero In Solidarity With Paris

By Neil S. Friedman A brief, solemn ceremony and vigil took place Monday afternoon on the grounds of the 9/11 memorial site in lower Manhattan to express New York City’s solidarity four days after the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, France. More...

Paerdegat Greenstreet Named In Honor Of John Salogub

When lifelong Canarsie resident and Vietnam War veteran John P. Salogub passed away in September 2001, civic leaders knew they had to do something to honor his life.  More...

Generations Of East New Yorkers Come Together At Special Dinner

East New York United Concerned Citizens understands the importance of family and community involvement. More...


PSAL Playoff Round One Area Round-Up

The postseason kicked off last week as area teams began its pursuit of PSAL supremacy in its respective conferences. No upsets took place, as the favorites annihilated the opposition in the first round of playoff action.  No. More...

Waves Crash to LaGuardia, Bronx, And Nassau

The Waves of Kingsborough Community College (KCC) travelled out to LaGuardia Community College (LCC) last week to take on the Red Hawks in their first away doubleheader.  More...

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