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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION:? Last week, Canada stopped production of its one-cent coin because it cost too much to make. According to Consumer Reports, the U.S. is also contemplating an end to our penny coin. More...

Correcting “Misinterpreted” Statements

Dear Editor:  When your reporter Jason Linetsky wrote his article on the Marine Park Civic Meeting, held on April 17th, he got his facts wrong or misinterpreted my comments on the in-depth issues at hand. More...


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View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Night They Caught Up With Son Of Sam

Journalists on duty in newsrooms in the big city get used to covering crisis after crisis. More...

Journalism Vérité

Journalism- Vérité

Being Hip Versus Objective As A Journalist

One of the knocks on U.S. President Barack Obama is his insistence on being the “coolest” commander-in-chief in U.S. history.  More...

Other News


Police from the 69th Precinct are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who took part in a robbery of a home on Canarsie Road last week by impersonating a police officer. More...

Rare Recount Required In State Senate Election

Like the movement of a pendulum, momentum has recently shifted back to Republican David Storobin in his bid to occupy the 27th State Senate District seat formerly held by convicted (and subsequently sentenced to seven-years-in-prison for corruption) More...

Theater Arts Actor “Humbled” By Artistic Competition

Famed playwright August Wilson was renowned for chronicling the African- American experience through his writings.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

When There’s No One To Pass The Torch To...Then What?

When Lenny Fogel gracefully accepted a community service award at this month's United Canarsie South Civic Association meeting, it was a nice surprise to see an activist rewarded for his contributions. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Kruger Seat Likely To Go To Republican Storobin

The election to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by former state Senator Carl Kruger, now a convicted felon, was held March 20. More...

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