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Brutal Stabbings Spark City Outrage; Leaders Ask For Public’s Help

The search for the man suspected of stabbing two children, and possibly a teenager, brought out angry leaders calling for swift action. More...


Stamp Out This Idea Albany!

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A Doo-Wopping Good Time

Dear Editor: Thank you for choosing my entry for the Doo Wop concert. The concert was last Saturday evening. It was fantastic. Listening to the music brought me back to my teen-age years. The performers were as good as I remember them. More...

Grammar Police

Dear Ms. Mormile: Perhaps we could let “...between avenues M and N” go (by the way, pluralizing something does not lowercase it) but what could be said about this?: “... More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

What Part Are YOU Playing In The Rise Of Summer Violence?

We’re not even halfway into summer and residents have to contend with the dangers of late-night parties possibly resulting in a shooting – or two...or three...For some homeowners, enjoying a quiet summer on their block is easy, but for mo More...

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Two Dead, One Critical In East New York Stabbings

Three stabbings, leaving a six-year-old and an 18-year-old dead while a seven-year-old remains in critical condition, has East New York residents on edge. Now police believe they are seeking one suspect for the three brutal stabbings.  More...

The Innocent Victims

Mikayla Capers, 7, was playing with her best friend, P.J., when the two precious youngsters entered the elevator. Police said the six foot tall, heavyset suspect told the kids to “shut up” and proceeded to stab them both. More...

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For Injured Crossing Guard, It’s Either Stop-And-Go Or Hit-And-Run

Residents have been complaining about the dangerous conditions at Gerritsen and Channel avenues for years. An accident, which left a crossing guard injured, has provoked the public to speak out about enforcing safety measures at the location. More...

March Against Violence Kicks Off Gun Awareness Month

“Don’t shoot! I want to grow up,” was just one of the slogans Shanduke McPhatter chanted during the Not In My Hood march on Saturday, May 31st.McPhatter More...

L Train Attack Leaves Woman Unconscious

By Dara Mormile A 28-year-old man was charged with attempted murder and assault after he attacked a 69-year-old woman at the East 105th Street L train station in Canarsie. More...

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Who Are The ‘Deniers?’

“Orville, Wilbur, what am I holding in my hand?”  “A butter knife, Ma.”  “Right. More...

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