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A 15-year-old female Brownsville resident was shot as she stood outside a house on Avenue J near East 87th Street Monday evening, police said.  More...

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Burglars Rob And Ransack Avenue L Deli

When the owner of the small deli at the corner of Avenue L and East 94th Street went to open the store early last Monday, before even stepping inside, he suspected burglars had hit him — hard — because he had trouble opening the front doo More...

Three Injured In A Crash

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Lions, Others Roar In Memorial Day Parade

Members of the Brooklyn Canarsie Lions Club march through local streets during Monday’s Memorial Day Parade that honored our nation’s soldiers who died fighting to safeguard America&rsquo More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’’ s Attitude

Frankly, Gang Of Five, We Don’t Need Your Civil War

The recent 150th anniversary of the Civil War passed without much notice, except for some battle reenactments here and there and PBS’ encore of the critically acclaimed Ken Burns series on the four-year domestic conflict. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

A Life Of Crime Starts When You’re Young

Now, I’m a law-abiding citizen. I usually obey the general rules as suggested either in the constitution, Bill of Rights, Darwin’s theories and, definitely, the Golden Rule as a good, religious person should. More...

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Sen. Sampson Helps Give Girl The Gift Of Life

When Jewel Sulker was born, doctors said she had 24 hours to live — they had never seen a case like hers before. She was born with a rare series of birth defects. More...

6 Hurt In Fire At Bayview

  An all-hands fire in a sixth floor apartment at Bayview Houses on May 25th saw five civilians and one police officer injured and taken to area hospitals, according to officials. More...

Works Of Local Student Artists Displayed For All To See

Public School 268 held its Fifth Annual Art Extravaganza last Thursday with a variety of original student creations on display for all to see.  More...


What's Your Opinion

QUESTION: Do you think President Obama was right to ask Israel to return to the 1967 borders in order to start the peace process with Palestinians? Briefly explain.
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Compassion Is The Key

Dear Catherine Rosa (Business Manager):  More...

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The Rebuilding Of Lower Manhattan

It’s easy to forget these days, but in the weeks and months after 9/11, many wondered whether Lower Manhattan – and our city – would ever recover. But we never lost faith. More...

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