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What's Your Opinion?

Question: The city is looking to crack down on individuals who perform acrobatic/dance routines on trains and panhandle. Do you think these street performers should be arrested and do they pose a danger to commuters? Why or why not?

“They do pose a danger. When you are sitting on the train, they might kick you or bump into you while performing a routine. But I don’t think they should be arrested for doing that, because it was just an accident.” Elston P., More...


Local Boxers Storm Coney Island To Promote Upcoming Barclays Fight Card

On Sunday at the Adidas store on the Coney Island boardwalk, a predominate list of area fighters were on hand to meet and sign autographs for enthusiastic boxing fans as a way to help publicize the forthcoming boxing card on Saturday, August 9th at t More...

Stars Of All Ages Showcased Talent In ENY’s Soccer Classic

All stars of all ages showcased their individual talents as they hit the field in this week’s Mid-Season All-Star Soccer Classic. More...

Guest Column

How Did I Become So Neurotic?

The questions my patients most frequently ask are, “Why am I so neurotic?” and “How did I get this way?” When they speak of being neurotic, they usually mean their compulsive, rigid, inflexible way of moving through life. More...


Tender Teeth

There’s a difference between a toothache and tender teeth. ViEws On Some people experience the discomfort of a tooth that has suddenly become hypersensitive. More...


The tenth Justice?

Under our Constitution, the duties of the President include ‘taking care that the laws be faithfully executed.’ There’s nothing in there about the President writing those laws or changing them. More...

Other News

Gerritsen Beach Shines A Little Brighter Thanks To Solar Program

Almost two years after Hurricane Sandy, communities hard hit by the fierce storm can still use help. More...

Gruesome Discovery Off Canarsie Pier

Canarsie Pier is usually quiet around lunchtime on any given weekday – except for this past Monday. More...

Victim’s 10-Year-Old Sister Speaks At Anti-Violence Event

When 19-year-old Nicholas Walton was shot and killed on East 93rd Street back in February, the murder left the victim’s family, as well as the community and police, with many unanswered questions and a deep sense of loss.  More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Hey Residents! Your Trashy Ways Aren’t Wanted In Our Community!

Ever watch the series Hoarders: Buried Alive? I love that show! What I love even more is knowing that I never want to live like those dysfunctional people who just can’t get rid of the crap they have piling up in their home.  Ugh! More...

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