A 69th Precinct vehicle sits in front of P.S. 279 on E. 104th St. Tuesday morning while officers search the building after it was reported the District 18 school received anonymous bomb threats. Photo by Neil S. Friedman05p1_lg.jpg

P.S. 279 Evacuated After Bomb Threats

Public School 279 on East 104th Street in Community School District 18 was evacuated for nearly one hour on Tuesday morning after reportedly receiving two anonymous bomb threats from male callers.

Lou Schlamowitz shows the medal and letter he recently received from the president of the Republic of Korea thanking him for his service during the Korean Conflict 50 years ago. Charles Rogers26p1_lg.jpg

South Shore Runners Win National Championship

It was a long and equally rewarding season for the South Shore High School Boys Track & Field team.


Lou Receives Medal Thanking Him For Fighting In Korea 50 Years Ago


A heavy duty rig gnaws at the remainder of 100-year-old house at East 92nd Street and Conklin Avenue.10p1_lg.jpg

Historian Asks: "When Will Destruction Of Historic Houses Stop?"


(Above) PS 244 fourth grader Gabriella Ansah stands with her teacher Jayne Crockett. (Far right) March intermediate student of the month Erica Edwards (center) is flanked by school principal Roslyn Schley and teacher Dawn Cejas. Neil S. Friedman11p1_lg.jpg

Canarsie’s Treasure–N.Y.’s Oldest Homestead–Holds Open House

By Marsha Sereno


Breukelen Houses To Get $4.5M In Improvements

The grounds around Canarsie

Breukelen Houses, built in 1952, has 1,595 apartments and houses more than 4,000 tenants. The grounds are due for a $4.5 million revitalization.04p1_lg.jpg

South Shore’s Lady Vikings Play For PSAL Girls ‘B’ Championship

South Shore High School

Canarsie Man Murdered

Riding Home On Bus;

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
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


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.

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