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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Earlier this year, there was a proposal to shut down the jail complex on Rikers Island. A new location has been proposed - a sanitation department building on Forbell Street in East New York. More...

Sports

Gerritsen Beach Boxer Still Undefeated, Gets TKO Finish

On Wednesday, April 13th at the Highline Ballroom, Heather Hardy, the 3rd ranked super bantamweight rising boxing star exclusively told the Canarsie Courier that fans should not miss her fight on Saturday against Anna Hultin. More...

Tribute To Jackie Robinson Brings Peace In The Community

On Saturday, a fabulous community event took place at the Floyd Paterson Ballfields in Brownsville. Academy 42 and Foundations for Life sponsored the annual Jackie Robinson Peace in the Community softball classic. More...

Special Sections

BOY BLINDED

E-Cig Tragedy At Kings Plaza

Fourteen year-old Leor Domatov of Mill Basin was blinded in his left eye after what amounted to shrapnel tore through his cornea after an electronic cigarette attached to a battery charger exploded in his face. More...

Other News

Thomas Jefferson Club Celebrates Special Election Victory

While the U.S. watched the New York polls Tuesday night for the results of the presidential primaries, residents within NYS Assembly District 59 (AD59) were curious who would represent them in the state government.  More...

Trump And Clinton Sweep New York Amidst Alleged Flawed System

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were the big winners at Tuesday’s presidential primaries. More...

Health Care Director Recognized For Steadfast Dedication

April 7th was a special day for Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center and for Executive Director Josephine Tramontana. She was presented with the Christine M. Fitzpatrick Advocacy Award at an Awards Luncheon in Saratoga Springs, New York.  More...

Guest Column

Why People Cheat On Their Spouses

We live in an age where infidelity, or the breaking of marriage vows, is a very common phenomenon. In some instances the couple is mismatched and incompatible, and divorce is a welcome relief for both partners. More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Teeth Are Tough But...

Teeth are tough! Did you know that the outside layer of teeth (the enamel) is the second hardest natural occurring substance? Only the diamond is harder. More...

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