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QUESTION: Statistics tell us that crime is on a slight increase in the city lately. How do you feel about that and what do you think should be done?
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Cuomo To Decide On Prescription Choice Bill

New York State is sometimes fickle when it come to being pro-choice. On some issues, such as abortion, the state supports choice. On other matters, such as wearing seat belts, the state chooses not to give motorists that choice.   More...


Chiefs Football Bedeviled By Flushing, 29-16, Suffering First Loss Of Season

Leading up to its game against Flushing High School, head coach Mike Camardese felt Canarsie Campus High School football players started to buy into the hype after winning their first two of the season, causing a week of poor practices. More...

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Postal Workers Protest Budget Cut Plans

Scores of postal workers and interested activists gathered in front of the local office of Rep. Edolphus Towns on Flatlands Avenue Tuesday afternoon in a rally to protest proposed budget cuts to the Postal Service (USPS). More...

Other News

Police Plea For Help In Fatal Hit-Run At Flatlands & Utica

Police from the 63rd Precinct and Highway Unit officials are investigating the hit-run death of a Queens resident who was struck while crossing the intersection of Utica and Flatlands avenues last Friday.  More...

P.S. 119 Students Stage A March Against Violence

The sound of drums filled the air the morning of September 21st as children from P.S. 119 marched in a call for peace in their area of Flatlands. More...

Updates On Construction Projects Top CB18’s New Year Agenda

Members of Community Board 18 filtered through the door of the Kings Plaza Community Room last week as a new year of business began with updates on summer issues topping the agenda.  More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Coliseum Would Be An Appropriate Setting For GOP Debate

I was appalled, disgusted and, well, shocked two weeks ago while viewing the Republican debate in California where the audience — not the candidates — left me with the impression that they were attending a rally at the Coliseum in Rome ci More...

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