May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page


Matt Zalon Aims To Pitch His Way To Glory

The ball kept crashing into the catcher’s glove as the batters from Bushwick Campus were forced to whiff, unable to lay bat on ball.  Matthew Zalon was on the mound and the dynamo pitcher from James Madison High School was having one of hi More...

Canarsie Football Coach Handed Walking Papers

Not many coaches at Canarsie Educational Campus have given more to their program than Mike Camardese, who guided it’s football team for 28 years.  That’s why it came as somewhat of a surprise when school administrators let him go.&nb More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Career Day Was About Getting Kids Interested In The News

Requests to make presentations for Career Day came from over a handful of community schools over the past three months. I haven't been a Career Day presenter in a few years and I decided to choose wisely. More...

‘Self-Taught’ Doctor Boasts Benefits Of Testosterone Treatment

Do you worry about a loss of interest in sex as you get older? Perhaps you have sexual discomfort, fatigue, anxiety, depression or weight gain. More...

Journalism Vérité

“You Don’t Need to Be a Beatnik to Dig It”

Journalism- Vérité

“I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness…” Allen Ginsberg’s epic poem Howl describes the harsh realities of living in a concrete urban world like New York City and the struggles of finding humanity within “the starry dynamo in the More...

Special Sections

Other News

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Last week a federal court judge said she would allow a class action lawsuit against the NYPD’s stop and frisk procedures because 85 percent of those who were stopped are black or Latino. More...

Protest Planned To Address Bayview Man’s Death

Plans for a huge protest march have finalized in Canarsie. More...

Musical Skills Showcased At P.S. 279 Talent Show

Students from P.S. 279, The Herman Schreiber School, danced, rapped, sang, and performed piano and violin solos at their third and final fundraiser of the school year last Friday night. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

James Bond Never Would Have Stood For It!

I t was a blast in the face, all right. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Team GOP to Team Fidler: CONCEDE ALREADY!

It has been more than two months since a special election was held for the state Senate seat vacated by convicted felon Carl Kruger and the election results have not yet been finalized.  More...

Guest Column


Le Presidente Snoopy

In the commercial, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and Snoopy sit around a conference table while the MetLife salesman gives them the good news:  “Now you can get a MetLife term life insurance policy for only $14 a month.”  No response.&nb More...

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