August 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page


What's Your Opinion?

Question: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently reported that middle school and high school students start their day too early, which leads to poor academic performance. Do you think kids should start their school day later?

“No, it won’t make a difference. We went to school from 8 to 3. Today, the kids have more time off from school than ever before. It’s too much.” Joseph Halsey, Starrett City More...


Local Baseball League Goes The Distance Despite Heat And Rain

Between the sweltering heat and a few passing showers, kids enrolled in the 69th Precinct Community Council Baseball League worked extra hard to battle the elements during two games over the past week. More...

Local Champ Defeats Older Opponents In Peru

For Mill Basin’s Ethan Kushnerik, fencing never stops – even during the dog days of summer. More...

Haiti Sends T& T Home With Last- Minute Goal, St. Kitts And Nevis Continue To Impress

After 11 weeks of preliminary play at the New York Caribbean Cup, the postseason kicked off last Sunday at the Thomas Jefferson Sports Complex, with a 90th minute game-winning goal and another dominant showing from an emerging championship contender. More...

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Other News

She Got Them Clowning Around At Canarsie Library

On any given day you’d expect a library to be quiet – only hearing the sounds of rustling papers and maybe tapping on a keyboard. More...

Queens Man Shot Dead Near Paerdegat Club Pool Party

A 25-year-old died after he was shot during a weekend party on Paerdegat Avenue North near the Pacplex Sports Club. According to reports, Justin Johnson, who lives in Queens, was hit at least six times in the torso Sunday night at around 10:15 p.m. More...

Canarsie Man Wanted For Shooting

This week the NYPD released a mug shot of a local man wanted in connection to a shooting that took place in the Crown Heights area. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

Keep Our Kids Snoozing Because Of All The Sleep They’re Losing

Sometimes, when I watch the morning news, the anchormen openly discuss what time they got up in the morning to arrive at the studio – or at their field assignment – on time. What’s that? More...

Guest Column


Advocacy Needed: How The Haitian American Caucus Helps Our Community

Like many advocacy groups, the Haitian American Caucus (HAC) came about because a need existed. Neither government nor non-profits were bridging the gap. More...


Juvenile Gum Disease

Juvenile gum disease is a rapidly advancing form of gum disease that is difficult to recognize in its early stages. The infection may be caused by almost invisible formation of bacterial plaque. More...

Do You Have Neurotic Claims Or Unreasonable Demands?

Healthy people recognize that life can often be tough and difficult. They know that things don’t usually happen as they wish, or hope, or fantasize they would. More...

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