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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: When City Councilman Jumanne Williams and Public Advocate de Blasio’s Community Affairs Director Kirsten Foy were detained at the Caribbean Day Parade, it was considered racial profiling despite the fact that they physically “passed through an initial police checkpoint.” How do you think this incident will affect future parades and how police handle politicians who are considered minorities?
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Post Office Must Bend To Progress, But...

I like our post office and the people who work there. Mind you, I don’t love them (or it) — I just like them; sort of like a pleasant, necessary neighborhood entity. More...

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Victim Receives 100 Stitches After Parking Lot Slash Attack

A 19-year-old man walking near his home on Rockaway Parkway last Friday evening was accosted by two men and slashed in the face, sustaining severe gashes that required 100 stitches, police said.  More...

Civic Meeting Flooded With Complaints About Storm Damage

“Shame on the Department of Environmental Protection!” was the sentiment expressed by scores of homeowners who attended the September meeting of the South Canarsie Civic Association (SCCA).  More...

Councilman Addresses Conference Of Dads On 1st Day Of School

Last Thursday, as the kids began their new year at P.S. 279, City Councilman Charles Barron was the guest speaker at a conference held to address the issue of fatherhood in the community.  More...

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