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What's Your Opinion?

Question: While holding hearings this month, Port Authority officials and workers say that money is desperately needed to fix bridges and tunnels and they are proposing drastic increases in tolls. Do you think this is fair to the general commuter, or is there another solution? Please explain.
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From The Mayor...

Create Jobs And Grow The Local Economy

“There’s no doubt that New York City is weathering this tough economy far better than the rest of the country. Since the national recession began, the U.S. has lost 5.6 percent of private sector jobs. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Do We Have To Wait ’Til Next Month For Some Leadership?

How ’bout that bus!? That beautiful $1.1 million, Canadian-made bus that President Obama — excuse me — Presidential Candidate Obama — is campaigning around the country in? Cool, huh? More...

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Fire Hits House In The Paerdegats

Firefighters from multiple engine and ladder companies converge on roof of house on Paerdegat 12 Street between East 80th Street and Paerdegat Avenue North yesterday afternoon. More...

Mom’s Anti-Violence Ceremony Helps Give Meaning To Son’s Death

It was a little over a year ago that the life of a bright Canarsie youth was cut short after he was stabbed in broad daylight in the middle of Flatlands Avenue and East 105th Street during an argument.  More...

Did You Feel The BIG ONE?

If you’ve ever been witness to an earthquake, no matter how small or large, you knew exactly what was happening last Tuesday shortly before 2 p.m. when the ground shook in Canarsie and other points in the Northeast.  More...

Guest Column

The Active Consumer

Did you feel the earth move under your feet Tuesday afternoon? If you were home and noticed things got a little shaky due to the earthquake miles away, you might be concerned about the safety of your belongings.  More...

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