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Police from the 67th Precinct confer while detectives examine body (left) behind dumpster on E. 89th Street. Charles Rogers05p1_lg.jpg
Pictured is South Shore High School's 4x400 meter national champion relay team: (l. to r.) Chase McKenzie, Alex Jeffrey, Dwayne Victory and Kevin Patrice.25p1_lg.jpg
South Shore High School Track & Field coach Phil Zodda (center) stands with his winning 4x800 meter relay team - (l. to r.) Alex Jeffrey, Mark Lee, Dwayne Victory and Kevin Patrice .25p2_lg.jpg

Female Body Found Behind Dumpster On E. 89 Street

Police from the 67th Precinct last Monday investigated the discovery of the body of a woman that was found next to a dumpster just north of the Brooklyn Terminal Market.

School Board Irked At Request To Weed Out "Worst Principals"

One of the resolutions to be proposed next Tuesday during the next meeting of District 18

Pol Says Supermarkets Are Repackaging Dated Meat

Millions of meat-eating New Yorkers are getting their nutrition from cuts of sirloin and prime rib that has lived well past its prime, according to State Senator Carl Kruger, who is demanding an end to the "nauseating supermarket surprise that legally allows stores to foist expired meats on unknowing consumers" who think they

Lisabeth MacKinlay, the great-granddaughter of Amelia Wyckoff, stands with Canarsie Historical Society President Ira Kluger.10p1_lg.jpg
Wyckoff House Museum, above, is located at Ralph Avenue and Clarendon Road. Photos by Marsha Sereno10p2_lg.jpg

I.S. 68 & P.S. 115 Three-peat In Student Of Month Honors

By Neil S. Friedman

Mayor Cites "Easier " Way For Immigrants To Get A Visa

Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani has advised immigrants that the Legal Immigration and Family Equity Act (the LIFE Act)

Man Who Said He Was Shot By Robber Did It Himself: Detectives

A Canarsie resident who two weeks ago told police he was shot in the hand by a thief will have to see his wound heal while spending some time in jail for giving a false report, according to police from the 69th Precinct.

Eight-year-old Nicholas Alexander (second left) holds a facsimile of the $100 U.S. Savings Bond he received this week for being named one of the Canarsie Courier's February Students of the Month. Flanking the youngster are (L to R.) the school's assistant principal Jacqueline Rogers, Principal Mitchell Pinsky and 3rd grade teacher Abby Fuchs. Neil S. Friedman04p1_lg.jpg

Report Says Canarsie Line Is "L" Of A Lot Cleaner

By Charles Rogers

Concert pianist James Irsay (right) prepared P.S. 233 fourth graders (on stage) for last week's choral concert in honor of Black History Month. 09p1_lg.jpg
One reason the Canarsie Line was recently ranked as the "most improved subway line," as well as one of the cleanest, is because car maintainers make sure "L" line cars are sparkling clean (see above) before the train pulls out of the Rockaway Parkway terminal. Neil S. Friedman 04p1_lg.jpg

Hate Crimes Unit To Probe Religious Statue Vandalism

For years, people have been walking or driving past the home of the Frank Sacco family at the corner of Farragut Road and Remsen Avenue and have admired the three-and-a-half foot statue of an angel in the side yard. They


Let There Be Lights...

After nearly a month without street lights along the block in front of St. Thomas Aquinas School on Hendrickson Street in Marine Park, State Senator Carl Kruger (above left watching a Con Ed workman with Community Board 18 District Manager Dorothy Turano) got action last week. Less than 24 hours after Kruger, who serves Canarsie, Marine Park and surrounding communities, contacted Con Edison, which seemed in no rush to make the repairs, sent several crews to the scene. After repairing a burnt out underground cable on February 13th, the lights were once again shining brightly.


Multicultural Student Virtuosos Perform Array Of Tunes

Black History Month came to School District 18 last Friday when a select chorus of fourth grade virtuosos joined renowned concert pianist James Irsay treating their classmates to a unique concert of spirituals, gospel, and rock n


New Cease & Desist Order Signed By Secretary Of State

A new Cease & Desist order has been signed by the New York Secretary of State, "sparing Canarsiens once again from being inundated by real estate brokers who have their own interests at heart," according to Assemblyman Frank Seddio.

Parents Dissatisfied With Investigation Of P.S. 279 Student Health Problems

By M. Frith

"Step Squad" Team demonstrates drill steps. 21p1_lg.jpg

Parents Hear Straight Talk About Gangs

The subject of "Gang Awareness" was the evening


Discontent Overshadows School Board 18 Meeting

Ongoing infighting among Community School Board 18 members and the dissatisfaction parents feel towards the board took center stage and overshadowed at last week

Statue of angel in the yard of Sacco family. Vandals clipped its wings and NYPD wants to know why. 03p1_lg.jpg

Glenwood Houses To Get $7.4M Facelift

The Glenwood Houses will get a complete renovation of the grounds surrounding its 20 buildings, plus major upgrades in more than 1,100 kitchens under contracts totaling more than $7.4 million approved last week by the New York City Housing Authority.

‘Shots Fired’ Suspect Could Be Implicated In More Incidents: Police

According to officials at the 69th Precinct, apparently the arrest last week of two individuals on a variety of gun-related charges has more implications than was previously believed.

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