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Disgusted With Abandoned Movie Theater!

Dear Editor,   This movie house (Canarsie Movie Theater, 9310 Avenue L) has been closed for years. How much longer will it take to do something??? It needs to go away. Only two pictures tell it all…except you can't film odor. More...

Canarsie Cacti?

Dear Editor,   Have you noticed that Canarsie has become infested with what I’m guessing is a type of cactus? It’s green with very large spikes. How did that happen? I’ve never seen such plants in Canarsie before.   More...

Thankful For The NYPD!

The following letter was sent to Traffic Supervision, South Intersection Command, Chapel Street, Brooklyn by one of our readers in acknowledgement of a job well done by one of NYC’s Finest. Dear Editor,  I do not know if P.O. More...

Guest Column

Dealing With Hostile Feelings

Some of the most difficult feelings we deal with as both children and adults are the hostile, raging feelings we often have toward people we love. These hostile feelings haunt us throughout our lives and always leave us feeling guilty and ashamed. More...


Preventing Tooth Decay

We can break the chain of tooth decay. Today, dental disease is totally preventable. Bad teeth don’t “run in the family.” There is just no hereditary excuse for cavities or crooked teeth. More...

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Take Me Out To The Ballgame!

Enter the Brooklyn Public Library’s (BPL) annual Baseball Book Review Contest and win a chance to be a special guest on the field at Yankee Stadium before the baseball game on Wednesday, August 17th.  Here’s how to enter:  More...

Gun-Wielding Robber Swears He’s Innocent

East New York

A robbery defendant – and a high-ranking gang member - who is set to go on trial next Monday says he didn’t do it. More...

Double Murder Verdict Overturned

East Flatbush

A man who was convicted of a double murder in East Flatbush in 2010 is serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole, but a Brooklyn judge overturned the verdict on July 7th after an internal investigation found possible prosecutorial mis More...


Season Opener For Local Baseball League


Goals Rain On Week 7 In NY Caribbean Cup Soccer

The New York Caribbean Cup soccer games kicked off under a cloud cover that suggested a rainy afternoon. And while it drizzled briefly, the only rain that fell were goals.  More...

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