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What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: A recent survey indicated most people couldn’t go a single day without using their cell phone, and some people admit they’re “addicted”. How about you? Do you look upon your cell phone as an absolute necessity? More...


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Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Politicians, Kind Of Like Kids – “Say The Darndest Things!”

Bill Cosby's mid-1990s CBS television show “Kids Say The Darndest Things,” had viewers cracking up. You could tune in every week to hear children ramble off the first things that came to their mind when asked a simple question. More...

A Hometown View From Albany

A Hometown View From Albany

The Summer Is Finished – And So Am I!

You know the summer is over when the New York State Fair opens, students begin returning to college campuses, back-to-school sales are in full bloom, the Saratoga racing season wraps up, Labor Day is around the corner and football teams begin playing More...

Other News

One Mural At A Time

Catherine Green wanted to do something for her kids. She was taking her son and daughter to other parts of the city for cultural activities. Instead of chauffeuring her children, Green decided to bring the arts closer to home. More...

Seddio Prepares To Step In After Lopez Quits As Democratic Boss

The day after Assemblyman Vito Lopez announced that he would step down as head of the Kings County Democratic Party because of recent accusations of wrongdoing in office, former Assemblyman and Judge Frank Seddio, who is district leader of the 59th A More...

Muslim Groups Dispense Free School Supplies At Controversial Site

The Muslim American Society (MAS) and the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) joined forces in Sheepshead Bay last Saturday to distribute free backpacks filled with an assortment of school supplies.  More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Time I Didn’t Get An Interview With Neil Armstrong

He was a quiet man; everybody referred to him as a nerd of the first degree: serious, surely down to earth, but, for the most part, seemingly in a different world.  More...

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