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A 25-year-old Bedford Stuyvesant resident who was visiting a friend at the BayView Housing project was shot while walking behind one of the project More...

Other News

St. Nicholas Makes Traditional Trek To Wyckoff House

Dozens of families, along with a troop of area Girl Scouts, took a few steps back in time last Sunday as they witnessed one of the traditional events of the holiday season at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum: the celebration of St. Nicholas Day. More...

Trio Robs Flatlands Ave. All-Night Discount Store

A fruit market-discount store at the corner of East 77th Street and Flat-lands Avenue was robbed early last Tuesday by three men, one of whom was wielding a handgun, police said. More...

A Fire’s A Fire — No Matter How Big

Although no one knows when or where it More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

Barbados could be first to use gas pipeline PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) More...


Letters To The Editor

Postal Employees Respond Dear Editor:

In response to Charles Rogers More...

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: The Transit Workers Union is asking for a 10 percent pay hike for its members for each of the next three years due to the MTA
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This Week's Attitude

President Bush Serving Same Old Whine From A New Bottle

This Week

More than two and a half years ago, those opposed to the invasion of Iraq were vilified for condemning President Bush after he landed on an aircraft carrier off the West Coast and prematurely spoke of victory standing in front of a titanic banner tha More...

View From the Middle

Hail The Hero Congressman — But His Strategy Stinks

View From The Middle

Even though I risk the wrath of some of my Left-leaning colleagues (including the guy with the letter More...

Savvy Senior


Dear Savvy Senior, Can cancer or a heart attack actually be inherited? I just turned 50 last month and am trying to make some healthy changes, and would like to know if tracing my family More...

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Top Stories

Input From Outside Groups Discussed At C.H.S. Town Hall Meeting

The need for more More...

Seniors Urged To Blow The Whistle On Con Artists

Attorney General Eliot Spitzer last week launched a statewide program to help protect older New Yorkers against common frauds. More...

Kingsbrook Joins IS 232 for Mentoring And Learning Programs

At a recent ceremony held on the main campus of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, at 585 Schenectady Avenue, Kingsbrook and Winthrop Intermediate School 232, a Career Mentorship and Learning Partnership Program was officially launched. More...

Business & Finance

Avoiding Financial Landmines

I recently wrote a column about why people fail financially in retirement. More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Education Council (CEC) Meeting The next meeting of the School District 18 Community Education Council will take place on Monday, December 12 at P.S. 244, 5404 Tilden Avenue. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

To Our Baby Girl Princess Mariah. Happy 7th birthday on December 11th. You are growing up to be an intelligent and beautiful young lady. We can More...

From The Mayor...

Getting Guns Off Our Streets

From The Mayor

Police Officer Dillon Stewart, who was gunned down in the line of duty by a murderous thug last week, was laid to rest on Tuesday. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Early Teens Saw Commerce Come To The Local Area

Little Old Canarsie

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

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