January 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion?

Question: The minimum wage in New York State was just increased by 75 cents and is now $8 an hour. What do you think of the increase? More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Will The Mall Brawl Ruin Youths’ Reputations For Good?

Southeast Brooklyn has a pretty rough reputation. Shootings, robberies and a plethora of deadly car accidents. Who, exactly, is causing the community to maintain this reputation? More...

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We’re On Our Way To (Some) Smoother Roads In The Community

For years, some of the main roads welcoming visitors to Canarsie were pockmarked with potholes and uneven asphalt. More...

Rowdy Teens Go On Violent Rampage At Kings Plaza

Over 400 teens stormed Kings Plaza mall after a social media blast invited others to put the mall on “tilt” on December 26th.  More...

Mall Merchants Express Concern Over Teen Melee

A few days after hundreds of teenagers started a riot in Kings Plaza mall, rumors started spreading about the motives behind the violence. More...

Guest Column


If It Quacks Like A Duck...

The American Psychiatric Association publishes a Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of mental illnesses (known in the trade as, ‘Are You Crazy?’). Up until 1973, homosexuality was listed as a mental illness. More...

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