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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Recently, two police officers allegedly shot civilians because they felt their lives were in danger. Do you feel their actions were justified? Why or why not?
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Minimum Wage Has “Minimum Benefits”

Dear Editor,  Assemblyman Sheldon Silver is blowing smoke if he thinks that raising the minimum wage will accomplish anything positive.  Minimum wages and time and a half is just a ploy for the government to get more tax revenues and nothin More...


Kangaroos Outrun Vikings In O.T. Win

In this, the final week of the PSAL boy’s basketball regular season, the South Shore Vikings are showing effects of all the wear and tear.  More...

Lady Vikings Enjoy 2–1 Week, But Coach Says Team Still Needs Work

After going 2-1 for the week, and running its season record to 16-3 (12- 1), you would think that South Shore head coach Anwar Gladden would be happy with the way things have gone thus far for his team. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Local Politics/Money Take Centerstage As Issues Heat Up

The wheels of government are turning faster this week than last as the legislative session moves in a variety of directions.  Redistricting maps are drafted, the Brooklyn Conservatives meet in Albany with their state brethren, raising the minimu More...

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Two Hurt In “He Said, He Said” Crash

He — the driver of the above ’95 Toyota — said he had the right of way, while he — the driver of a 2000 Nissan (shown at right in inset) — said he had the right of way.. More...

Seddio Announcing Run For Fidler’s Council Seat Tonight

Popular former judge and State Assemblyman Frank Seddio will officially announce his candidacy for the 46th District City Council seat being vacated by Councilman Lew Fidler tonight at 8 p.m. More...

Police Make Arrest In November 2011 Murder

Two months after 25-year-old Dwight Langdon was gunned down near East 82nd Street and Flatlands Avenue, the suspect was arrested and is now being charged with his murder.  Detectives with the 69th Precinct said the suspect in the shooting, a 19 More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Daytime Soap Operas Dissolved By Reality T.V.

Everyone complains when something simple and relaxing that they've gotten used to disappears. For some of our readers, a week without the Puzzle Page, Sodoku or even a simple syndicated column, is a week of frustration and curiosity. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Local Officials Can Take A Cue From Gabby Giffords

I t was a time to be philosophical and stand back — very, very objectively — and take a long look at our elected officials; not with a jaundiced squint this time; not with a feeling of something sour caught between your back teeth and the More...

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