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What's your opinion?

Question: Some schools throughout the country are having shooting drills, led by police and school officials, to prepare students in the event of attacks and other disasters. What would you think if these drills were held in community schools? More...

Get Help To The Mentally Ill Now!

Dear Editor:  Take rights from citizens while putting mentally ill and criminals back on the street?  More...


ANECDOTE FLASHBACK Originally published 1/28/2010

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View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Unfortunately, Recent Demonstrations Reminiscent Of The Past

We can fervently hope history is not repeating itself now. It’s not hard to remember what it was like in East Flatbush and Crown Heights and Bed Stuy back when street demonstrations were relatively common in Brooklyn.  More...

Other News

Help Is Here For Homeowners Struggling After Sandy

Homeowners who are still trying to make ends meet after Hurricane Sandy destroyed their properties now have a place to turn for financial help.  More...

Unexpected Bus Stop On Ave. K

A home at the busy intersection of Avenue K and East 45th Street had an unwelcomed visitor Wednesday at about 8:45 a.m. More...

Empowerment Seminar Reaches E. Flatbush Youths

After a week of unrest, rioting, looting, and a vigil in East Flatbush in response to the fatal shooting of 16- year-old Kimani Gray on East 52nd Street near Snyder Avenue by two police officers on March 9th, Councilmember Jumaane D.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Why The NYPD’s Reputation Could Be Under Close Scrutiny

Growing tensions between police and the communities in which they patrol are turning uglier by the minute. In the last few weeks, our borough has been plagued by violent riots and nothing but negative connotations about the NYPD. More...

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