January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion?

Question: First class stamps are going up to 49 cents at the end of this month. Will you still be using the Post Office to pay your bills when the increase goes into effect? Why or why not? More...


Dominate Wins Makes For Big Week For Lady Chiefs Hoops

With the PSAL basketball regular season winding down, the Canarsie Lady Chiefs don’t have much room for error, as they jockey for first place with Clara Barton High School in the Brooklyn A East Conference and a higher playoff seed.  More...

Two League Wins During Week Help South Shore Continue PSAL Success

It’s been an uneven campaign for South Shore girls basketball team thus far, as it currently sports a 7-6 overall record. But the Lady Vikings have been successful in the PSAL’s Class AA conference. More...

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Maisel Returns To Mill Basin Civic As Councilman

City Councilman Alan Maisel entered the Mill Basin Civic Association meeting Tuesday night, at Mary Queen of Heaven School, for the first time under his new title. More...

Fresh Creek To Get New Fence

Crews finally replaced the dilapidated fences at East 108th Street that were knocked down during Hurricane Sandy in October 2012 – but only with temporary structures. More...

Teen Arrested In Connection With Clerk’s Death

A55-year-old man was found dead last week in an East New York deli where he worked. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Happy Birthday MetroCard – Now Say Goodbye!

Those little round tokens went a long way...Okay, when we had to pay with tokens to ride the rails back in the day, they didn't really go that far.  More...

Guest Column


Headaches And Your Teeth

So, you’ve had headaches for most of your adult life. You’ve even taken them for granted and even assumed that they are a part of your normal life. Don’t feel alone. More...

The Inner Conflicts That Cause Anxiety

Anxiety and conflict go hand in hand. Conflict is the term used to refer to any situation where the individual is pulled in different or opposite directions. Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud saw conflict as opposing forces within the mind. More...


Anonymous Advice For Chris Christie (Repaying That Hug)

Dear Chris,   A two-hour press conference? Taking responsibility? Answering all reporters’ questions? ‘Embarrassed?’ ‘Humiliated?’ ‘Heartbroken?’ ‘Stunned?’ ‘Betrayed?’...  More...

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