February 20, 2003 RSS feed / Other News

After Tragedy, Cell Phone Emergency System Gets Lots Of Attention

A New York City Police Department Deputy Chief told a City Council Committee hearing last week that a tracking system used to pinpoint emergency calls made with cell phones has been accelerated and could be in place by year More...

Kruger Lawsuit Charges City School District Reform Plan Premature

State Senator Carl Kruger (at right) was joined last week by public school parents in filing a lawsuit against Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein over their radical education reform plan, charging that they "acted without More...

Imposters Are Posing As

Employees Of City

While Captain Robert Johnsen and other local authorities are warning residents about utility-imposter scams (see page 5), the New York City More...

Lady Vikings’ Season Ends With 1st Round Playoff Loss

The South Shore Lady Vikings girls varsity basketball team More...

Pct. Com. Issues Warning On Rash Of Utility-Imposter Burglaries

In light of a series of what he calls "deception burglaries," Captain Robert Johnsen, commander of the 69th Precinct, has warned local senior citizens and others to be especially wary of possible imposters posing as utility men. More...

Hot Wheels!

Contributing writer David Rybstein snapped this photo of parked car on Seaview Avenue near Paerdegat Avenue North engulfed in flames. Ferocious fire took place at about 2:30 a.m. More...

Educational & Entertaining Black History Web Sites

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Even after Black History Month ends next week, you should check out these interesting web sites for educational and entertaining information. More...

Accused Homeowner Thanks Community For Support

Overcome by emotion, Ronald Dixon offered his appreciation to the community, the 69th precinct and his friends at last week More...

NYS Atty. Gen. Warns Parents About Misleading Drug Ads

Who suffers more when your child becomes sick? The child with the symptoms of illness; or you with anxiety? More...

Gratitude For A Hero

Borough President Marty Markowitz visited an incredibly brave Brooklyn hero last week at Staten Island University Hospital. More...

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