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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: “Recently, Mayor de Blasio issued an executive order granting transgender access to restrooms corresponding with their gender identity. More...

A Case Of Charter School Nastiness

Dear Editor:   Uncommon Charter School in the past treated my son and other kids from my block and his past school, Sheldon Brookner, as Pugs and Prisoners.  His grades dropped there as he and others lost their desire to learn because of th More...

Not Happy With New Look And Feel

Dear Editor,   I have been reading your newspaper for many years and although I no longer live in this community, I look forward to buying the Canarsie Courier each week.  More...

Guest Column

THE POINTING FINGER

Order In The Court... More Or Less

“W-A-A-A-H! Everyone will see me naked. I’m so embarrassed. I’ll never be able to go out in public again. I’ll never have any friends. I’ll never be in love or be able to have sex again. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Cleaning Braced Teeth

Braces make teeth harder to clean, can act as food traps and thus increase the chance of tooth decay. However, this can easily be overcome. More...

What Does the Psychotherapist Do?

I have often been asked the question: What does the psychotherapist do to help the patient? How can someone who knows nothing about me help me? The answers to these questions lie in an understanding of the patient-therapist relationship. More...

Bulldogs Win Tenth Cheerleading Title

With nine titles in the last 10 years, the Brooklyn College (BC) Bulldogs Cheerleading Squad walked into York College’s gymnasium last week and, yet again, successfully returned to the championship podium.  More...

Other News

A Bird’s-Eye View

By Linda Steinmuller   More...

Burial For Hazing Death Victim

While an ongoing investigation seeks to determine how Buffalo State basketball star Bradley D’Oyley, Jr. More...

Murder On The Fifth

Police responded to a 911 call Monday, March 14th after neighbors living at 2125 Rockaway Parkway, a building in the Bayview Houses, were startled by the sound of gunshots at approximately 2:30 in the afternoon.  More...

Sports

Orange Wave Crush Lincoln To Claim First PSAL Hoops Title In 62 Years

Thomas Jefferson boys’ head basketball coach Lawrence Pollard was growing tired of fielding championship questions from people in the school’s surrounding areas.  More...

Local Fencing Champ Wins Another Bout

Ethan Kushnerik, a 12-year-old Mill Basin fencer, won the USA Fencing North American Championship, held in Salt Lake City, Utah, on March 11th.  The North American Cup is the second largest fencing championship in the U.S. More...

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