September 4, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Safety First As Youths Head Back To School

Many parents breathe a sigh of relief once their children head off to school each day, confident that they will be in a safe environment. More...

Other News

Ex-Cyclone Hits And Scores In Debut With N.Y. Mets

No sooner did the New York Mets announce that former Brooklyn Cyclone second baseman Danny Garcia was added to their roster than the rookie prospect singled in his major league debut Tuesday on the second pitch he saw from Atlanta Braves More...

Caribbeans Prevail Despite Rain On Parade

Associated Press Writer

The West Indian American Day parade strutted and sashayed down Eastern Parkway Monday, dedicating its colorful flourish and festive atmosphere to the memory of a slain city councilman who relished the annual celebration. More...

HIL LABORS AT PARADE

New York More...

Letters/Opinion

Jerry And His Kids Say "Thanks"

Editor: More...

What’s Your Opinion?

Responses compiled and photographed by Bill O

QUESTION: As difficult as it may be for some to hear the emergency response tapes from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, do you think they should have been made public? More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

Vitamins C & E Make Their Mark Again

In Fighting Heart Disease Risk In Children

Moderate doses of vitamins C and E can slow progression of atherosclerosis in children with a genetic predisposition to high cholesterol, according to research published in a recent issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

Views On

Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. More...

Arts & Entertainment

‘Creeper’ In Horror Flick Sequel Is "Fun Villain"

Associated Press Writer

If there More...

Top 10 Movies

(Figures are for August 29-Sept. 1)

1. "Jeepers Creepers 2, More...

Charlie Chaplin Shorts Open BPL Film Series

Tired of expensive movies that leave you wondering why you went? You More...

Horoscope

Aries (March 21-April 20). Long-term romantic motives or family dynamics require delicate emotional negotiations. A recent phase of miscommunications between lovers, close friends or family members will end. More...

History of the World

HISTORY OF

THE WORLD©2003 Tribune Media Services

Sept. 8, 1565, the first permanent settlement in what is now the United States was established at St. Augustine, Fla. In 1930, the comic strip "Blondie" first appeared. In 1966, "Star Trek" debuted on NBC-TV. More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

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

I thought it was supposed to be children who worried about their parents during retirement. Instead, I More...

Police Nab One Suspect In July 14 Shooting; Still Search For Another

Police have arrested one suspect and are still looking for a possible accomplice in the July 14, 2003 robbery-shooting of an Avenue K resident on East 104 Street near Flatlands Avenue. More...

Some Street Cleaning Rules Still Temporarily Suspended

Street cleaning regulations, also known as Alternate Side of the Street Parking (ASP) rules, have changed in many local areas over the summer. The following, which was issued by the Department of Transportation in late July. More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

We’ll Be Spending Less On Back

To School Items This Year: Survey

According to the annual Myvesta Back-to-School Survey conducted by the nonprofit financial management organization, Americans plan to spend $960 less this year on back-to-school purchases. More...

New Center Opened Downtown To Help Businesses Acquire State, City Resources

Governor George E. More...

Housing Sales Decreasing While

Prices Increasing, Say Realtors

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York decreased in July compared to July 2002, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. More...

Community Guide

United Canarsie South Civic Meets Tuesday

The first meeting of the new season of the United Canarsie South Civic Association, which covers the area west of Rockaway Parkway and south of Seaview Avenue, will take place on Tuesday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Free Farm Workshop At Wyckoff Museum

Join Museum gardener Philip Forsyth for a workshop exploring Brooklyn More...

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group

Fairview Adult Day Care Center, 1444 East 99th Street, sponsors a support group for Alzheimer More...

Religion

Obituaries

BASSO, DOMINIC, WALTER died August 22, 2003. A graduate of Holy Family School, the H.S. of Art and Design and Pratt Institute, he founded Dominic Basso Design in the early 1980 More...

Plymouth

Congregational Church

The members of Plymouth Congregational Church proudly invite you to worship and fellowship with us. We are located at 1223 E. 96th Street, between Ave J & Flatlands Ave. 718-649-5962. Fax# 718-649-3702. 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. More...

Women's

Women And High Heels: A Love/Hate Relationship

(NAPSI)-Over 500 women were interviewed to determine how they feel about high heels and just how high heels make their feet feel. More...

Gardening Tips That May Grow On You

(NAPSI)-Growing a beautiful garden may be easier and more affordable than you think. More...

Beauty

When choosing a bathing suit, be sure to try on as many suits as you can. This way, you More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

Attitude
Weather & Otherwise,

Summer formally ends September 20, but many, including the mass media, tend to ignore the calendar and proclaim it unofficially over Labor Day weekend. More...

View From the Middle

View From

The MiddleThe Visit From Mars

Looking into the sky just as dawn was rising a week ago Wednesday, brought a wondrous sight to space and astronomy aficionados (not to mention some followers of astrology). More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

For Three Centuries, The Area Has Flourished

Nearly 300 years ago, Canarsie Village was the head town of the Canarsee Tribe of Indians. More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Echo Works
Dream Lover

I met my wife a dozen years ago and her best friend shortly thereafter. I was always fond of my wife More...

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