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What's Your Opinion?

Question: Last week President Obama announced executive orders, which call for stricter gun laws. Do you think his actions in trying to curb gun violence will be effective? Why or why not? More...

NRA Aims Low With Veiled Threats

Dear Editor,  The NRA’s veiled threats (front page, January 7th issue) figuratively targeting State Senator Roxanne Persaud and Assemblywoman Joanne Simon, with bullets next to their photos, deserve to be formally investigated, despite und More...


CHS Alumnus Lands College Hoops Coaching Position

Daryl “Dee” Frazier has always been involved in basketball in some form or another since his high school days at Urban Action Academy at Canarsie Educational Campus.  More...

Guest Column


Where The Sun Don’t Shine

Although brushing removes plaque from some tooth surfaces, only flossing will remove it from between the teeth and under the gumline. Tooth decay and gum disease often start in areas that your toothbrush never sees the light of day. More...

Talking About Your Problems

During the summer, I had the pleasurable experience of rereading some of Freud’s earlier works. I was reminded of his great genius and how his impact is still felt on psychoanalytic psychotherapy today. More...

Other News

Sounding The Alarm On Staying Safe

Elected officials can’t do enough to emphasize the need for residents to have smoke alarms in their homes. More...

Attackers Charged As Community Demands Justice

The five teenagers who allegedly gang-raped an 18-year-old girl at gunpoint at Osborn Playground in the Brownsville area were slapped with sex abuse charges this week.  More...

National Grid Says Pipe Upgrades Are A Must

The United Canarsie South Civic Association (UCSCA) kicked off their first meeting of the year with a visit from National Grid to discuss the various construction projects taking place around the community.  Some residents expressed dissatisfac More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Hey Educators – Every Day Should Be Nutritious For Our Children!

Have you kept your New Year’s resolution? All of that healthy eating and “limiting” snacks from your diet… If you did, then good for you! More...

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