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Finger Pointedly Offensive

Dear Editor,   In aiming for a glib take on the civil war that is ripping Syria apart, Dr. Stephen Finger created a piece that was amazingly callous and badly misinformed. More...


Players’ Suspension Lead To Tough Week For Chiefs

It was a difficult week for Canarsie Educational Campus baseball. With three starters on suspension, coach Daniel Paradis was forced to play some of his players out of position. More...

P.S. 279 Staff Members Take On 69th Precinct In Charity Hoops

Last week, staff members at P.S. 279 hosted a group of police officers from the 69th Precinct in a friendly basketball game used as a fundraiser for the school.  More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Latest Fairy Tale: There Was An Old Legislator Who Lived In A Shoe...

A dmit it. The travesty of former Queens state Senator Shirley Huntley is bordering on farcical fantasy, as if it could be directly taken from one of those Grimm’s Fairy Tales— not necessarily a grim one, either.  More...

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Sunrise Celebrates Mother’s Day With A Special Event

These lovely ladies were decked out in their “Sunday best” for last week’s Mother’s Day celebration at the Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center, located at 9517 Avenue J.  Sunrise moms were joined by their families for th More...

Georgetown Robbers On The Loose Councilman Calls For A “Stop” To Dangerous Intersection

Police are hunting for four total suspects – including two who walked into a GameStop store on Ralph Avenue Tuesday afternoon and allegedly robbed a pregnant woman at gunpoint.  According to police reports, at approximately 12:10 p.m., tw More...

It’s Victory Day At Sunrise!

It was a festive time at the Sunrise Adult Day Health Care Center last Thursday as hundreds of seniors celebrated one of Russia’s most important holidays – Victory Day, which commemorates the end of World War II in Russia.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

"Can Our Scandalous Politicians Save Their Reputations?

Those who have known and respected State Senator John Sampson since 1997 might feel bad that the legislator recently got himself in deep water. More...

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