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What's Your Opinion?

Question: When Bill de Blasio takes office as Mayor in January, what issues do you think he should focus on first? More...

Making Every Vote Count!

Dear Sam Akhtar:  You write, “De Blasio easily crushed Lhota by an overwhelming 50 percent.”  Actually, since de Blasio had three times as many votes as Lhota (about 750k to 250k), he had 200 percent more, or 300 percent. More...


Canarsie Football Season Ends With First Round Lopsided Playoff Loss To Tottenville

The fourteenth seeded Chiefs had the odds stacked against them in their first round City Conference playoff game versus number 3 Tottenville, a perennial PSAL football powerhouse. More...

Round One PSAL Playoff Football Round-Up

It’s that time of year again, as teams vie for a championship in its respective PSAL divisions. Only two area programs qualified for postseason action. More...

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Saying Thank You For Our Freedom – A Tribute to Midwood Veterans

Veterans’ Day - a day set aside to honor all American military (both living and deceased) who served in the U.S. armed forces so all American citizens can live in freedom. In 1954, President Dwight D. More...

Crossing At Post Office Delivers Pain For Pedestrian

The Post Office, located at 10201 Flatlands Avenue, has seen its share of accidents. On Tuesday, November 12th at around 10 a.m., a man was struck by a Nissan Maxima. More...

Much More In Store When Maisel Moves Into Council Seat

Alan Maisel is known for a lot more than just making appearances at community meetings and bringing his unique sense of humor to local functions. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

The Past Will No Longer Rent A Space In Your Head

Did anyone cry when they heard that Blockbuster Video, one of the movie rental gurus of the 1990s, is going out of business? Leaving your home to get a movie? What the hell was that about??  More...

Guest Column


Affordable Housing

Suppose you rented an apartment and the landlord assured you that, “If you like your apartment, you can keep your apartment. Guaranteed. More...

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