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What's your opinion?

Question: New bulletproof clothing for children was displayed at a factory owned by Miguel Caballero in December near Bogota, Colombia. Caballero has developed bullet and stab-proof clothing for children which he plans to sell in America. More...

Wait...What? Who Moved My Mailbox?

Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor dark of night is supposed to stop the United States Post Office from delivering the mail. More...


Dear Editor,  I congratulate President Barack Obama for winning a second term as our President.  As a Muslim-American, I am particularly grateful that he supports religious freedom.  I emigrated from Pakistan, where I was prevented fro More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Thinking Of New Fool-Proof (And Bullet-Proof) Ways To Live

When I wrote my column a few weeks ago about keeping students safe inside of schools, the last thing on my mind was leaving it to children to protect themselves physically from being injured. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Despite Complaints, The News Here IS Getting Better!

We received a pleasant, well-written letter last week (Letters, 1/3/13) congratulating us on the front page of our December 20, 2012 issue. Of course, we’re grateful, and we thank the writer. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Girl’s Burnt Body ID’ed

A few days after a girl’s body was found at the water’s edge in Gerritsen Beach, she was identified Tuesday as 14-year-old Shaniesha Forbes. More...

Councilman To Mill Basin Civic: Armed School Guards Not The Answer

As lawmakers attempt to find solutions to the country's call for stronger gun laws and preventing future massacres, such as the Newtown, Connecticut shooting that took the lives of 20 students and six teachers on Friday December 21st, Mill Basin Civi More...

A Stuffed Animal Tree Grows In Brooklyn

Some people get part-time jobs when they retire. Others move to Florida. More...


Feelings Of Déjà Vu All Over Again For Undefeated Lady Vikings

No one would blame head coach Anwar Gladden for taking a relaxed, nonchalant attitude after the South Shore Lady Vikings pummeled host Benjamin Banneker Academy, 75-27, Tuesday night. More...

Productive Week For Vikings Despite Defeat To Lincoln

The new year didn’t start off on the right foot for South Shore as it suffered a tough loss against Brooklyn AA rival Lincoln, 73-61, on the road. More...

Guest Column

Guest Column: From Moscow With Love

When Vladimir Putin signed legislation banning Americans from adopting Russian orphans, I wondered what would happen to children like Marta. More...

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