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Police Nab Suspect In Subway Restaurant Robberies

Detectives from the 69th Precinct have arrested a man allegedly responsible for at least two robberies of fastfood restaurants recently during which he used a screwdriver as a weapon. More...


What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: What are your feelings on the post office’s plan to slow delivery for 1st class mail. How do you plan to cope with getting your mail out in a timely fashion?
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South Shore Girls Outlast Defending PSAL Champs Murray Bergtraum 48-41

Before Friday’s highly-anticipated home tilt against perennial powerhouse Murray Bergtraum, South Shore head coach Anwar Gladden believed that he could utilize bruising forward Fannisha Price’s size advantage to exploit the opposition&rsq More...

Canarsie Twins Make Waves In Ping Pong Series

Sibling excellence is no longer a rarity in American sports. The Williams sisters in tennis and Eli and Peyton Manning in football have set the bar sky-high with their accomplishments.  More...

Precinct Officials Toying Around For A Good Cause

In addition to their annual coat drive, officials with the 69th Precinct are generously collecting toys for the Toys For Tots program. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Area Assemblywoman Battles The Governor On Education, Taxes

Last week’s special session at the state Capitol resulted in a tax cut for people earning less than $2 million, which is expected to garner $1.5 billion for the state next year, plugging only part of a $3.5 billion deficit.  More...

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Family And Friends Mourn Death Of Aspiring High School Basketball Player

A young man approached the lectern at St. Gabriel’s church in Lefferts Gardens two Sundays ago wearing a sweatshirt that featured a photograph of his friend.  “This wasn’t supposed to happen,” he said.  More...

75th Precinct And East New York Community Honors Slain Officer

Sutter Avenue station house, headquarters of the 75th Precinct, is draped in purple and black bunting after one of their assigned officers, Police Officer Peter Figoski was slain in the line of duty More...

Mill Basin Chanukah House Brightens The Community

Colorful, bright dreidels and decorative menorahs adorn the front of the Teitelbaum home near East 63rd Street and Avenue T in Mill Basin. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Sometimes, Being Old Fashioned Is Safer And More Efficient

Hundreds of Canarsiens get on the L train every morning with their hot new technology. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Andrew Cuomo Gives A Lesson In What Leadership Is All About

I always liked Andrew Cuomo (as if we’ve been buddies since grade school!). Watched him grow up under his Governor father and now watching him doing a smashing job as Governor of the State of New York on his own.  More...

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