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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: There have been talks about disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner, who stepped down in June 2011 following a sexting scandal, running for mayor. More...

Repair & Reform Stop & Frisk

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View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Will Aurora Massacre Lead To Gun Control? Of Course Not!

I t was natural that all of last Sunday’s talk shows would dote on the massacre at the Aurora, Colorado movie theater. More...

Guest Column


Jail The Teachers?

According to the President, “If you’ve got a business — you didn’t build that. More...

Other News

Hunt Is On For Alleged Chain Snatcher

Elderly residents walking along Flatlands Avenue near East 92nd Street, East 91st Street and Remsen Avenue have recently been theft targets. At least five victims told police that in the past month they've had jewelry ripped from their neck.  More...

East New York Man Shot To Death Near Home

When police from the 75th Precinct arrived at 580 Stanley Avenue, near the Linden Houses on Saturday evening, they discovered that a 23- year-old man was shot at least four times.  More...

Avenue K Residents Still Wading For A Solution

Residents along Avenue K between East 103rd and East 105th streets feel like they are drowning from ponding and are looking to the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to throw them a lifesaver. What exactly is ponding? More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

“Poor” Children Can’t Breathe Easy – Whose Fault Is It?

Children in low-income communities have a lot on their plate when it comes to dealing with quality of life issues. They have no control over violence or the unhealthy people they might be surrounded by. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

Opening Day At The Saratoga Race Course

For those of you who think horse racing and politics don’t mix, think again. As Belmont Park closed for its season, the horses, owners and jockeys made the 200-mile trek north to tony Saratoga Race Course. More...

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