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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A teenager from a local school was brutally beaten last week by two students who shouted anti-gay remarks as they attacked him. The beating caused the victim to lose sight in his right eye. More...


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A Victim’s Account

Dear Editor,  This Tamon R. Robinson that was killed by the police vehicle was a burglar. He and another person, along with his grandfather, took everything from my apartment [Police complaint 2008-18- 02752].  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Showing Tourists The True New York Attitude

For native New Yorkers who are used to the city's noise, aggressive commuters, and inyour face attitudes, getting away to a quiet place is the perfect vacation. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Look Around You On Independence Day — And Be Thankful

The Fourth of July takes place on a Wednesday this year, next Wednesday, right in the middle of the week. Some will take a few days off ahead of it; some will wait and take the latter days of the week off.  Or neither. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Storobin Angers The Liberal Left; Praised By The Religious Right

In just 11 session days in the state Senate, David Storobin has managed to catch the attention of many top elected officials and lobbyists in both houses and the executive chamber. More...

Other News

Residents Strut Their Stuff At Canarsie Park Health Walk

Participants young and old enjoyed their sunny Saturday morning at Canarsie Park for the first health walk organized by the staff of Seaview Medical Care. More...

Memorial Service Remembers 17-year-Old Jet Skier

Six years ago, Joann Zaccaria’s teenage son, Paul, was killed when the jet ski he was riding on in Mill Basin waters, off National Drive, crashed into another jet skier.  Gone but not forgotten, friends, family, and community members gathe More...

Cruisin’ Along Jamaica Bay On Ecology Tour

They weren’t traveling to Gilligan’s Island, but they did set out for a three-hour tour of Jamaica Bay. More...


Former Canarsie High School Football Coach Gets Inked

While Coach Mike Camardese is no longer at Canarsie High School, his tattoo says it all “Once a Chief, Always a Chief.” The new junior varsity football coach at Poly Prep says while he is still hurt by what transpired, Canarsie will alway More...

Queens 1 Outplay Manhattan/Bronx In PSAL All Stars Cricket Game

Rondall Wilson was the star in the minds of the judges, but Zafair Yusuf was the best player of the show at the PSAL All-Stars cricket game featuring the best school players from the annual competition, last Sat-urday at the Gateway Park cricket fiel More...


California, Here We Come

Most people agree that a lasting peace in the Middle East will require that the Palestinians eventually have a state of their own. If it were up to me, I’d give them California.  More...

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