April 1, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Business & Finance

Risks: A Real Part Of Life As A Financial Planner

Risk management always makes up a big part of the seminars I present at my local community college. Based on the evaluations we receive, it is very popular with attendees. More...

Housing Market Remains Strong, Say State Realtors

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York increased in February compared to February 2003, according preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS(r). More...

SONYMA To Offer Higher Purchase Price Limits On Loans For NYS

Higher purchase price limits have been approved for State of New York Mortgage Agency (SONYMA) loans, which will help low and moderate in-come New Yorkers to buy "more" home and still qualify for a low interest rate SONYMA mortgage. More...

Community Guide

Community Guide


The Brooklyn College Art Gallery at the Brooklyn War Memorial will sponsor a Women More...



Congregational Church

The members of Plymouth Congregational Church proudly invite you to worship and fellowship with us. More...

Christian Church

We are located at 606 East 89th Street. More...

Canarsie Community

Reformed Church

We are located at 1155 East 93rd Street (near Conklin Ave.). Our phone is 718-649-3759. Our pastor is Rev. Felix A. Busby. More...



In the hands of skill and technology More...

City Announces "Take Care N.Y." Plan

The New Yotk City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOFIMH) has announced Take Care New York, the most detailed and comprehensive health policy ever developed for New York City. More...

Views On

Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Spring Grilling Never Tasted So Good

Orange BBQ chicken with grilled vegetables More...


Dear Betty,

Is there a chef at the White House? More...

‘Fabulous Looking’ Affleck Film Lacks ‘Emotional Resonance’

If Kevin Smith was trying to make his minions feel like they were in on the in-jokes with "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back," he must be trying to alienate them entirely with "Jersey Girl." More...


ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You have difficult concentrating as the week begins. Fortunately, the fog lifts by midweek. Important progress is ul-timately made. More...

Savvy Senior


Dear Savvy Senior,

My husband and I are getting organized and looking into some different nursing home facilities just in case. We More...

Direct Answers


Bedroom Treason

Just a note to ask if there are other married women and men who are happy in their marriage and in their affair at the same time? I am fulfilled at home, in the bed and emotionally, with two men meeting my needs. More...

Special Sections



Sometimes practical jokes work. Sometimes they don More...

School Board Blasts Mayor In Social Promotion Vote

Mayor Michael Bloomberg came under heavy fire during the meeting of Community School Board 18 Tuesday with members accusing him of using "strong-arm tactics" in attempting to overhaul the city More...

Red Cross Poll Says New Yorkers Still Not Very Prepared

According to a recent Red Cross poll New Yorkers are not very prepared for an emergency. More...

Other News

Unraveling The Talent of Ronaldo Byrd

The glow of a distant sunset spills over milky-white clouds on a large canvas. A dolphin soars over crashing ocean waves suspended between two palm trees sweeping along a honey-colored sky. Birds soar into an infinite air of freedom. More...

Parents, Teachers Angered Over Possible Principal Change

Dozens of disgruntled parents, teachers and staff rallied at Meyer Levin Intermediate School 285 on Beverly Road before classes began last Thursday morning, objecting to a potential "injustice" if Edward Gentile, the school More...

Cops Nab Suspect Who Threatened

Girlfriend, 2 Sisters With Handgun

Police last week arrested an East 81 Street resident after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend and her two sisters with a gun, holding them in their East 81 Street apartment. More...


End Illegal Immigration


Everyone seems heated up about the immigration issue. All of us have come from somewhere else, so who has the right to say who should be here? That More...

What’s Your Opinion?

QUESTION: President Bush More...

Neighborhood News

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Happy Birthday to Steve Leitstein who will celebrate his day on Saturday,

April 3rd, 2004.
Our friendship is
very special.
Catherine, Mike & Toni
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Have fun.
Happy Birthday
to the one & only B.K. on April 3, 2004. The Gang at
the Office
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This Week's Attitude

This Week’s


Another April Fool More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

Making Sure New York Is Always The World

The jobs of more than 200,000 New Yonkers depend on conventions and tourism. After Wall Street, it More...

View From the Middle

View From

The Middle

Not too long ago, flags were put up on poles along Avenue L between Remsen Avenue and Rockaway Parkway that boldly said, "Welcome to Avenue L More...

Little Old Canarsie

Residents Toiled Near Beloved Indian Creek

John Denton

Around the early teens on a lovely street which ran for one block from Flatlands Ave. to Skidmore Lane, there were many nine families in residence there. More...

Governor Strengthens Megan’s Law

Governor George Pataki last week launched the second phase of an ag-gressive initiative to crack down on sex offenders who fail to comply with Megan More...

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