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What's Your Opinion?

Question: Since Howard Beach resident Karina Vetrano was brutally murdered in Spring Creek Park, not far from Canarsie, are you concerned about your safety? More...

Political Ping Pong Between Readers

The following letter is in response to an August 4th Letter to the Editor entitled, “’Concerned’ Citizen Is Wrong About Clinton!” submitted by Neil S. Friedman, A Gravely Concerned Citizen: Dear Editor: More...

Should Everyone Really Earn The Same Salary?

Dear Editor: A lot of campaign rhetoric both locally, and in the presidential campaign, centers on the idea of “income equality.” That makes for a great sound bite, but exactly what does that mean? More...

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You Can’t Burst This Clown’s Bubble!

Kids look forward to seeing the wacky antics of Bubbles the Clown. More...

An All-Too Familiar Summer Scene

A green Kawasaki motorcycle struck a Honda Civic at the intersection of Rockaway and Shore parkways, near the entrance ramp to the westbound Belt Parkway, around 8:15 p.m. Monday night. More...

Young Man’s Life Cut Short By Senseless Violence

East Flatbush

Instead of church bells, residents woke to the sound of multiple gunshots early Sunday morning. The rapid fire shattered the Sunday morning silence when gunshots rang out around 6 a.m. More...


Sports On The Go Honors Team USA

Saturday, August 13th was one of the hottest days this summer - topping out at 96 degrees, but that didn’t stop a group of resilient children from enjoying the Summer Olympic – Family Engagement event hosted by Millennium Development at t More...

Benna Boys And Spice Boys Take Different Routes To NY Caribbean Cup Soccer Semi-Finals

On a hot summer Sunday afternoon, the drive to the 2016 New York Caribbean Cup soccer championship kicked off with Team Antigua and Barbuda taking on Team St. Kitts and Nevis. More...

Rounding The Bases With 69th Precinct Baseball League

There was some tough competition at the Wednesday, August 10th, 69th Precinct baseball game played at Seaview Park. Team Gray and Team Blue battled to a final score of 6-6. More...

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