Mill–Marine Courier & Canarsie Digest

Friday, July 17, 2009


Gavel to Gavel

Criminal probe in hospital death Comment

Letters to the Editor

Treebeard is smiling Comment

A Britisher’s View

The “Cradle of Civilization” is behaving uncivilized now that its fate is in its own hands. Comment

It’s Only My Opinion


Not for Nuthin’

Lucrezia Borgia I’m not. Good old Lucrezia was born in a little village near Rome on April 18, during the Renaissance period. History as well as a theatrical account (an opera by Gaetano Donizetti) has portrayed her as a Machiavellian, husband−slaying hussy that used a ton of methods to get rid of an unwanted spouse or lover − with poison at the top of the list. She was also quite beautiful, with blond hair, green eyes and a buxom figure −− a regular femme fatal. Comment

Beautiful Miss Manhattan has a secret

There are plenty of beautiful women across the East River, but Miss Manhattan isn’t one of them. Comment

LGBT community keeps up fight for marriage rights

To quote Monty Python, the same−sex marriage bill isn’t dead −− it’s resting. Comment

New threat to Fido’s life

Here’s another reason to hate rats: their pee could kill your dog. Comment

Home sweet home sales sour

The Great Recession is pummeling home prices in Brooklyn, indiscriminately gutting real estate values in almost every neighborhood surveyed, a study released this week revealed. Comment

Lots of love for little people

More than 3,000 members of the Little People of America (LPA) and their families enjoyed a whirlwind tour of the city last week as Brooklyn hosted the organization’s 52nd national conference. Comment

The Fresh Air Fund

This month marked the beginning of Fresh Air summer vacations for hundreds of New York City children, including many Brooklyn residents. Comment

Rolling Thunder ride to the Wall

Chapter 2 NY of Rolling Thunder will hold its Fifth Annual Three Borough Motorcycle Ride to the Vietnam Wall in Manhattan in support disabled American veterans, July 26. Comment

Annual scavenger hunt

The Brooklyn Greenway Initiative at 145 Columbia Street, and Recycle−a−Bicycle are teaming up for their annual scavenger hunt on Governors Island, July 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Comment

Tuesday, July 14, 2009


Letters to the editor

Terrific for teens Comment

JWV honor top crime−buster

Patrol Borough Brooklyn South top crimebuster – Assistant Chief Joseph Fox (holding plaque) – is now also an honorary member of the Murray H. Lebowitz Post 129, Jewish War Veterans. Comment

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