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What's Your Opinion?

Question: The Cyclone roller coaster in Coney Island malfunctioned and stalled on opening day, causing an emergency evacuation. Will you be going on the iconic ride after the incident? Why or why not?

“No, I wouldn’t ride the Cyclone or let my children on the Cyclone. All the rides at Coney Island need to be renovated - so that the people are not put in danger.” Barbara A., Canarsie More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Teens Terrorizing Our Community: How Do We Protect Ourselves?

When I arrived near the scene of a stabbing outside of Canarsie High School a couple of weeks ago, it was like heading to a war zone. More...

Guest Column

Avoiding Sport Injuries

If one of your youngsters take part in a sports program, here’s a tip from the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Council on sports medicine: use a mouth guard. According to the committee’s chairman, Dr. More...

Learning Mental Health From Children

Some years ago, I had the wonderful experience of being one of six adults accompanying 31 ten-yearolds from the 5th grade class 5-341 of P.S. 272 on a three-day outing at the Taconic Outdoor Education Center in Cold Spring, New York. More...

Other News

Tragic End To Search For Autistic Man

The Gewirtz family is grieving the loss of their son Brian, whose body was found along the shoreline near the Marine Park Golf Course, just a mile and a half from his Coleman Street home – ending the massive citywide hunt. More...


No one was seriously injured when a three-alarm fire destroyed an East 78th Street home last week.  Fire officials said the blaze started inside the basement of the twostory home, located at 980 East 78th Street, between Flatlands Avenue and Pae More...

Hundreds Stolen From Old Mill Basin Shop

Three men are being sought after they allegedly held up a deli employee at gunpoint and got away with $500.  More...

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