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Police Continue To Investigate Farragut Road Shooting

Detectives from the 69th Precinct are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men in connection with a shooting that occurred Sunday night at East 106th Street and Farragut Road.  Reports stated that an 18-yearold man was walking f More...


What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) recently discussed changing the “Off Duty” lights on top of yellow cabs to better indicate if drivers are making passenger pick ups. Do you think it’s a good idea for the TLC to invest in new signs? Why or why not?
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Mandate Outrage

Dear Editor:  When the Obama administration’s health care financing plan was signed into law, President Obama and Congress promised that funds under the new law would not cover abortions.  This has now been proven to be empty rhetoric More...

Thanks For A ‘Beautiful” Story

Dear Editor,  I just wanted to reach out and thank your publication for bringing a beautiful story about my mom to light. Dara did a wonderful job and handled the subject of lung cancer with care. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

NYPD’s Got The Right Idea On Terrorism Watch

I t was more than three generations ago that George Orwell’s astounding, frightening novel “1984” was published and scared us all because of the fear of a totalitarian state where “Big Brother” was watching our every mov More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Fidler’s Health Concerns Get Me Thinking About Other Politicians And Their Health

In light of City Councilman Lew Fidler’s cancellation of a couple of debates recently due to health issues, I wondered how the 28-member Brooklyn delegation in the state legislature was feeling.  I also wondered if it was appropriate for e More...

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“What’s Up With Wati”

Artist Remains Humble In The ‘“Left Lane”

Humility is the epitome for most popular artists. Nothing compliments talent like a humble attitude. These attributes are some of the characteristics that embodies recording artist Shay Marsalis of rap ensemble Left Lane.  More...

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Man Barricades Himself Inside East 92nd Street Home

The NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit (ESU) team was called to a home on East 92nd Street and Farragut Road last Thursday afternoon when a 28-year-old man barricaded himself inside of his bedroom.  More...

Rapist Sentenced To 47 Years; Tells Victim: “Have Faith”

A man who permanently scarred a 12-year-old girl by forcibly raping her on a rooftop in Canarsie eleven years ago, emotionally added to her injuries last week by trying to piously tell her to “let go of your pain,” at his trial.  More...

History Celebrated Through Special P.S. 219 Performance

In honor of Black History Month, students from P.S. More...


Battle For Golden Gloves Glory

The Mary Queen of Heaven parish, in conjunction with St. Bernard’s Church Knights of Columbus chapter, hosted this year’s 85th annual Daily News Golden Gloves competition Monday evening. Seven bouts were held in St. More...

Kangaroos Get The Jump On Vikings In PSAL Quarter Finals

They had the crowd support and a vocal cheerleading outfit, but still could not get the job done.  The South Shore Vikings tumbled out of this season’s PSAL boys basketball championship at the hands of arch-rivals Boys and Girls Kangaroos, More...

Lady Vikings Upend Midwood; Reache PSAL Semis

It may not have been picture perfect, but South Shore’s Lady Vikings found a way to win, beating Midwood 46-30 in its PSAL quarterfinals “AA” game on Saturday at Hunter College.  More...

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