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What's Your Opinion?

Question: According to a recent poll, most New York voters favor legalizing marijuana, but by a slim 51-44 majority. A campaign has been underway to legalize the drug for medicinal use. What do you think about legalizing marijuana in the city?   More...


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Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

The City Has To Prioritize Repairs Before The Next Natural Disaster

During the summer months, I loved going to Far Rockaway beach. Sure, Coney Island is closer and has more attractions – but I enjoyed the seemingly never-ending boardwalk in Queens, which I only began enjoying a few years ago.  More...

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It Takes A Small Army To Prepare For A Big Toy Drive

Thanks to the local efforts of activists such as Rudolph Chase and Valerie Woodruff, preparations for Canarsie children to have a cheery Christmas were well underway on Friday, December 21st. More...

Man’s Body Found Shot In E. 92nd Street Driveway

Police from the 67th Precinct, along with officials of the Brooklyn South Homicide Squad, are seeking the public’s help regarding the murder of a man whose body was found in his East Flatbush driveway last Friday morning.  More...

Skeletal Remains On Island Off Canarsie Pier Identified

The family of an 18-year-old girl who went missing two years ago can now feel some sense of closure. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

2012: It Would Have Been A Very Good Year….Except….

I f it hadn’t been for Sandy, 2012 might have been a pretty good year. If it hadn’t been for Sandy. And there was that massacre of 20 children just a few weeks before the end of the year in Newtown, Connecticut. More...

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