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Cops Surprise Three Suspects Robbing Home On E. 82 Street

Three suspected thieves were caught by 69th Precinct police as they allegedly broke into a home on East 103 Street and menaced and robbed, at gunpoint, the three female occupants, police said. More...

Pol Charges Mall Developer Has ‘Unholy Alliance’ With City

Kruger demanded the city More...

Plans Announced For 2nd Commemoration Of 9/11 Attacks

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Governor George E. Pataki announced on Monday New York City More...

Business & Finance

SBA Official Urges Policy Makers

To Simplify Tax Forms For Small Biz

Thomas M. Sullivan, Chief Counsel for Advocacy, testifying recently be-fore the Committee on Small Business of the U.S. More...

Rewards Programs Still Popular

In Attracting New Customers

In today More...

Channel 13 "Voices" To Take A Look

At Rebuilding Of Lower Manhattan

For almost two years, the site once occupied by the World Trade Center has sat idle as New York More...

Letters/Opinion

Letters To The Editor

A Positive

This letter is in reference to your July 31, 2003 article entitled "Brooklyn Postmaster Gets Earful on Poor Service from Civic Leaders." More...

What’s Your Opinion?

Responses compiled and photographed by Bill O

QUESTION: Auto insurance premiums will increase for some high-risk Brooklyn drivers, beginning August 15. More...

Neighborhood News

TO JOHN - HAPPY BIRTHDAY to a very special man who is celebrating his day on August 19, 2003. You are very important to both of us and we will always be there for you, just like you are there for us. More...

Women's

Don’t Throw That Old Cellular Phone Away!

(NAPSI)-More than 55 million wireless phones are disconnected and/or discarded each year in the United States. Rather than throwing away your old phone, you can recycle it through a program that supports victims of domestic violence. More...

Beauty

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What Is Your Role In Your Child’s Education?

(NAPSI)-Your child More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

Insuring Sex Offenders Face Justice Protects Women

On Monday, August 4, I announced a bold new initiative that represents a major step forward in our ongoing battle against rape and sexual assault. More...

Horoscope

Aries (March 21-April 20). Research or written projects may greatly expand. Yesterday More...

History of the World

HISTORY OF

THE WORLD
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HISTORY OF

THE WORLD
©2003 Tribune Media Services

Aug. 18, 1587, the first English child, named Virginia Dare, was born in the New World. In 1961, construction of the Berlin Wall was completed. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Bergen Beach Street Named

For Fallen 9/11 Firefighter

Three days before the city announced plans for commemorating the second anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks next month, a moving ceremony attended by hundreds was held in Bergen Beach to rename a street for a local resident who was one More...

Canarsie Resident Spotlighted In College Magazine

Khalid Sumner, of Conklin Ave-nue, majored in information management and technology in the School of Information Studies at Syracuse Uni-versity and was recently profiled in the summer issue of Syracuse University Magazine. More...

Kingsborough Community Enrollment At 40-Year High

Enrollment at Kingsborough Com-munity College hit a 40-year high at 17,002 credit students for the spring 2003 semester, the college announced today. More...

Community Guide

Gardening For Kids-Fun In The Fields

Let your kids get their hands dirty learning to plant seeds and harvest fresh vegetables while learning about herbs and insects at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum on Sunday, August 17 from 2-3 p.m. More...

Center Against Domestic Violence

Is your partner controlling you? Threatening you? Degrading you? Yelling too much? Throwing things at you? Hitting or hurting you or your children? Forcing you do things against your will? More...

Public Hearings At CB 18

Community Board 18 will hold required public hearings and a meeting of the board on Wednesday, August 20 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. More...

Religion

Obituaries

FAULSTICH, ELLEN, 75, a former Canarsien, died May 15, 2003 after a prolonged illness. More...

Canarsie Community

Reformed Church

We are located at 1155 East 93rd Street (near Conklin Ave.). Our phone is 718-649-3759. Our pastor is Rev. Felix A. Busby. We are a culturally diverse church, seeking to reconcile all God More...

Novena to St. Clare

Ask St. Claire for three favors. One business, 2 impossible. Say nine Hail Mary More...

Medical

Gum Disease-Cardiovascular Disease

Connection Being Studied By AHA

Tooth loss caused by gum disease may be a marker of cardiovascular disease before symptoms appear, researchers report in a recent rapid access issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart As-sociation. More...

Travel

Travelers’ Aid: Protect Your Identity While Traveling

Department, TransUnion

(NAPSI)-All across the country, Americans are eagerly embarking on vacations to "get away" from their daily routines. More...

Amusement Parks: An All American Tradition

(NAPSI)-In 2002, more people visited amusement parks throughout the world than ever before. In the U.S. alone, 324 million people packed the nation More...

M. C. L. Cricket

METROPOLITAN CRICKET LEAGUE - WEEK 13- AUGUST 3

DIVISION I - ROY SWEENY CHALLENGE CUP
PROGRESSIVE vs VILLAGERS

at Breezy Point, Brooklyn. 35 overs. More...

DIV I — M. C. L. Roy Sweeny CHALLENGE CUP WEEK 13 — Aug 3, 2003

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DIVISION II - USCricket.com CHALLENGE CUP

SUBURBIA vs WANDERERS

at Roy Wiklins Park, Queens. 35 overs. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s Attitude

California Scheming Mangles Electoral Process

Democracy in America is alive and well More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

We Fondly Remember That "Little Old Canarsien"

Frankly, I More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Many Changes Took Place Here After "The Great War"

Just about the years of 1914 to 1918, when we had the days of the First World War, Canarsie Lane started at E. 92nd St. and wound its way to about E. 87th St. More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION
WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

I have been trying to get some answers from our local Social Security office but haven More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Echo Works
Parental Consent

I am concerned about a relationship, but it is not my own. My nephew aged 21 is planning to get married this November. While I think he is young, I think the bride to be is far too young at only 17. More...

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