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What's Your Opinion?

Question: What is your view of Anthony Weiner in light of recent news of new “sexting” scandals? Would you support him as Mayor? Why or why not? More...

Zimmerman Case Provokes Thoughts On “Gun Culture”

Dear Editor: The day after the Trayvon Martin verdict, the New York Daily News listed the names of several young black men who were “killed” in an obvious attempt to equate their killings with his More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

A Lesson On Interning 101: Hitting The Streets, Not Hitting The Books

When I completed my internship while attending my last year at Brooklyn College, I wasn’t exactly thrilled with where the skills I learned could potentially take me. More...

Weeding Our Way Out

This eyesore on Durland Place, right near our East 92nd Street office, looked like you just stepped into the Amazon Rain Forest! More...


Kids are taking to the streets this summer – and it’s all thanks to the Police Athletic League (PAL). The PAL’s Summer PLAYSTREETS Program provides New York City children with a fun place to play, learn and grow.  More...

Other News

Have You Seen Attempted Kidnapping Suspect?

Police are looking for a man in his 20s who reportedly attempted to kidnap a woman in the Georgetown area. More...

Summer Screaming Screecher

Originally, this car accident was phoned in as a hit-and-run on Ralph and Ditmas avenues on Tuesday, July 30th. But the real story was the 10 a.m. screaming match between a woman on the sidewalk and someone inside the GMC Yukon. More...

Councilman Hosts Justice For Trayvon Rally In East New York

City Councilman Charles Barron along with his wife, Assemblywoman Inez Barron, and the Brooklyn Rulebreakers, held a candlelight prayer vigil asking for justice in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida. More...

Guest Column


Phony Scandals? Oh, Never mind   Last week, the President went on the road to explain that everything would be fine if only people in Washington, i.e. Congressional Republicans, would stop inventing all those ‘phony scandals.’  More...

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