August 7, 2003 RSS feed / Other News

Brooklyn Bridge Photo Contest Winners

Borough President Marty Markowitz last week announced the photograph contest winners who captured the best and most unique pictures of the magnificent Brooklyn Bridge. More...

Caribbean American Group Hosts Immigration Conference

Nearly eighty people attended an informational event for recent immigrants at the Brooklyn Children More...

Proposal For A Friend

Congressman Ed Towns (at right) was joined last Friday by New York More...

69th Pct. Baseball League Keeps Rollin’ Along

The 69th Precinct Community Council Baseball League minors division, team 5 took on team 3 last week. The game ended with team 5 defeating team 3 with a score of 9-1. More...

Officials Urge New York’s Elderly To Be Vigilant Against Consumer Scams

The New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA), the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), and the Federal Trade Commission More...

Jordan’s Earns High Rating In Renowned Survey

When Bill Jordan opened Jordan More...

GIVING LIFE

Kimberly White Kerl©1999
(From "Chicken Soup for the Christian Family Soul")

Nothing seemed out of the ordinary when my husband, Marvin, walked in with mail in hand. As he began sorting through the usual envelopes, he came to a nondescript envelop addressed to him. More...

August Is Child Support Awareness Month: Pataki

Governor George PatakI (pictured below) proclaimed August as "Child Support Awareness Month" in New York State, crediting a heightened awareness of this vitally important issue for helping the State achieve record child support collections More...

Street Cleaning Rules Restored

The New York City Department of Transportation announced that enforcement of the new hour and-a-half Street Cleaning Regulations in the Canarsie and other sections of Community Board 18 will begin this Monday, August 11. More...

Ready For A Night Out

Police officials and community leaders stood together Tuesday evening before joining about 100 community members on a march through the neighborhood for Tuesday evening More...

Committee Formed To Investigate Fatal Collision Of Ferry Boat

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NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) More...

Hundreds Mourn Gang Leader Who Died After Detention

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) More...

Corner Crash

Firefighters, Emergency Service Unit police and Emergency Medical Service paramedics were dispatched to East 86 Street and Flatlands Avenue last Thursday after a 1994 Toyota four-door sedan (above right) crashed into light pole. More...

Tax Extension Filers’ Deadline Is August 15

Most taxpayers already have filed their tax year 2002 federal income tax returns. More...

Gov. Pataki Urges Major Upgrade For NY’s E-Z Pass

Governor George E. More...

Seddio Urges Governor To Sign Stronger NY Sex Offender Legislation

Assemblyman Frank Seddio has urged the governor to sign legislation he supported requiring law enforcement agencies to provide photos and descriptions of sex offenders when notifying community organizations that a Level II or III sex offender has mov More...

Senate Committee Approves Bill To Ensure NYC Quality Drinking Water

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton announced last week that the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee had approved legislation to provide $15 million to New York State to ensure the quality of New York City More...

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New Law Protects Seniors Under Nursing Home Care

Governor George Pataki and Attorney General Eliot Spitzer last week announced an historic initiative to further protect frail and elderly New Yorkers by requiring non-licensed direct care nursing home and home care staff to undergo criminal backgroun More...

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