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Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: “What’s your favorite way to cool off on a hot summer afternoon?”

“I work in an office and we keep it really cold in there, so you forget how hot it actually is outside. But on weekends, you’ll find me in the pool. We order out because I refuse to cook in this heat. More...

Dr. Joe, Please Don’t Go!

Dear Editor,   There is no significant demand for Shoe Repair any more. It's now a nostalgic trade. Another sign of the times as the world changes.  More...

Thanks For Your Support!

Dear Catherine:   I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting our 2016 Parish Feast in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Your generous Angel sponsorship helped make the event a great success!  More...

Sports

Reaching The Home Stretch As Kids Compete Against Parents

Baseball season is winding down, and the 69th Precinct Youth Baseball League held their annual Kids vs. Parents clinic on Wednesday, August 24th. More...

Cheering For A Cause

The Golden Knights Cheerleaders of Madison High School teamed up to help the Knights of Pythias at last week’s Brooklyn Cyclones game. More...

Ex-Chiefs Defensive Star Set To Take It To Next Level

Former Canarsie Chiefs defensive standout Devonte Malone was arguably the best player on the team in 2015. That speaks volumes as Malone didn’t start playing organized football until his freshman year at Canarsie Educational Campus (CEC).  More...

Other News

Green Neighborhoods Team Returns To Clean Up Cricket Pitch

A month after volunteers cleaned out weeds and unwanted vines from the landscape of a Canarsie Park cricket field, the group returned on Saturday to begin removing garbage and other debris from the pitch and along the shoreline.  More...

Suspects Flee With A Fistful Of Cash

Police are looking for two suspects who punched a man in the face and stole his money last week. The NYPD released surveillance photo and are asking the public’s assistance in tracking down the criminals.  More...

One Dead After Conklin Party

Canarsie resident Andre Powell, 26, was found dead early Sunday morning in the vicinity of East 95th Street and Conklin Avenue.  When police officers and EMS workers responded to a 911 call at 2:11 a.m., they discovered Powell lying unconscious More...

Guest Column

THE POINTING FINGER

Po-che-mo ('Why,' Russian) Ukraine?

Crimea, Sevastopol, Russian Black Sea Fleet, Kiev, Russians living in eastern Ukraine.....all very important....to Russia. But why to us? The United States? We have no treaty with Ukraine, no vital interests there. Why are we getting involved?  More...

Some Of The Reasons We Forget Early Childhood Experiences

I am often asked by my patients, the very common question – Why can’t I remember much about my childhood? More...

VIEWS ON DENTAL HEALTH

Baby Bottle Syndrome

From a dental point of view, nursing babies from bottles can cause problems. Dentally speaking, what’s the worst thing you can do to a baby? Stick him in his crib with a bottle at nap time and let him fall asleep with the bottle in his mouth. More...

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