January 2, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page


Police from the 69th Precinct last week arrested three of four Breukelen Houses residents after they allegedly broke into the apartment of a neighbor, threatened him at knife-point and ran off with a number of items, including an undetermined amount More...

Other News

Soil Contamination Study Discussed At Comm. Bd. 18 Meeting

The issue of possible contamination of the soil surrounding a dry cleaning establishment in a Ralph Avenue shopping center was the focus of discussion at the December meeting of Community Board 18. More...

"...Like The Ones We Used To Know"

Those who dream of such things, got their white Christmas last week when about four inches blanketed Canarsie and surrounding communities. The morning after Christmas, a deserted Canarsie Beach Park (above) looked like a scenic winter wonderland. More...

Auto-Crime Cops On Patrol Nab

Youth In Act Of Robbing Woman

Two officers assigned to the 69th Precinct Grand Larceny Auto Unit were responsible for apprehending a youth who allegedly was in the act of committing an armed robbery in the southern section of the area with a handgun. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudeMayor Mike

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been running New York City exactly one year. It hasn More...

View From the Middle

View From

The Middle

A fter the tragedy of September 11, 2001, the question was whether we would be able to pick up and carry on with our lives. The answer is moot, of course. More...

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Top Stories

Canarsie Teen Gets Mayor’s ‘Strike Bike’ On Christmas

Within hours after jolly St. More...

A Bike From Mike

Michael Pruitt and Mayor Michael Bloomberg wheel out the mountain bicycle presented by the mayor to the lucky youth at his Foster Avenue home on Christmas morning. More...

City Buildings Inspectors Close The ‘Barn’s’ Doors

Defects and other structural problems led to the closing of Dress Barn, in the Georgetowne Shopping Center on Ralph Avenue, last week after the New York City Department of Buildings issued a vacate order citing "severe structural cracks" in More...

Arts & Entertainment

‘Chicago’ Is "Dynamic and Always Entertaining"

Associated Press Writer

The path from stage to screen was arduous and the director could hardly be greener, but the Broad-way-spawned "Chicago" is every inch a movie. It More...


Architecture As Art

New York City is wrestling with the problem of what to do about replacing the destroyed World Trade Center with another building or group of buildings. More...


Popular Thriller Writer

Robert Ludlum died in 2001, but left behind another of the sort of thril-lers that have been so popular with readers. More...

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