January 29, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Youngster Selected For Conference In D.C.

Terrence Mitchell (left), 11, of Remsen Avenue will join 200 middle school students from across the country at the Junior National Young Leaders Conference (JrNYLC) from January 31 through February 5 in Washington, D.C. More...

Other News

New Jersey Nets Sale Brings NBA Team One Step Closer To Home In Brooklyn

The dream of a professional sports franchise returning to Brooklyn for the first time in 47 years came one step closer last week when a group of investors signed a deal to purchase the New Jersey Nets. More...

Latest Storm Adds To Our Wintry Discontent

No sooner did the latest winter storm end yesterday morning than this East 92 Street resident was out with his snow blower clearing the sidewalk and driveway. More...

Despite Crime Decrease, Tough Programs Still Being Implemented Here, Says C.O. By Charles Rogers

Although the full brunt of the NYPD More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Meetings
School Community Forums

The Region 6 school district will host two more community forums regarding the goals and development of new, smaller high schools. More...

Religion

Shrine of St. Jude

Bi-Lingual Masses More...

Christian Church

We are located at 606 East 89th Street. More...

Plymouth

Congregational Church

The members of Plymouth Congregational Church proudly invite all of 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...

Travel

Rock The Boat: Jambands Find New Venues – At Sea

Associated Press Writer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudePro Hoops May Not Be Net Gain For Everyone In Brooklyn

The Nets are coming! The Nets are coming! The way the local media has covered the sale of the New Jersey Nets to a real estate developer who vows to bring the team to Brooklyn, you More...

View From the Middle

View From

The MiddleHoward Babbush: One Of The Good Guys From The Old School

I remember Howard Babbush very well. After all, the former legislator who passed away January 16, was State Senator from the 16th District for 20 years, holding the banner of the 39th A.D. More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION

WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

Not long ago I received a call from a bank inquiring about late payments on "my new Firebird. I told them I didn More...

Saluting Haitian Independence

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz honored the 200th an-niversary of Haitian independence Tuesday with a ceremony at Borough Hall. The honorable Harry J. More...

Paerdegat Library Reopens After Emergency Closure

Some local readers were elated Monday afternoon when the Paerdegat Branch Library reopened after being closed six weeks for exterior emergency repairs. More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

Using A Ladder To Build A Portfolio

A previous column talked about the low interest rate blues for CD holders. It mentioned that rate of return on a sixmonth CD dropped 27%. It asked if your food and clothing bills also decreased by 27%. More...

Library Offers Training For Staffers

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) has launched a unique library training program for BPL staff enrolled at the graduate level in library school in an effort to enhance recruitment efforts, engage firstrate librarians and improve librarian retention rates More...

Job-Hunting Trends For 2004

Just as tastes in clothing and music change over time, so do the preferences of hiring managers, notes Tracey Turner, executive director of The Cre-ative Group, a specialized staffing firm placing creative, advertising, marketing, and web professiona More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

Caribbean Nations Willing To Be Part Of Peacekeeping Force In Haiti

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

question: A real estate developer has agreed to buy the New Jersey Nets NBA franchise and possibly relocate it to downtown Brooklyn. Do you like the idea of having a pro team in Brooklyn and do you think the location is appropriate? More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

Heroes To Be Honored On "Heartsaver Day"

The American Heart Association More...

Views On

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

Arts & Entertainment

Low-Carb, High-Flavor, Healthy Fish

Whether you More...

"Butterfly Effect" Is ‘Inappropriate For Film Fans’

AP Entertainment Writer

Very few movies have made me want to get up from my seat and leave the theater. "The Butterfly Effect More...

Billboard

Hot 100: Top 10  

The following are weekly charts for the nation More...

Little Old Canarsie

The General Store Was Replaced By - General Stores

In the early teens of the 20th century there were 5 or 6 grocery and general stores, which were all privately owned. There was Bullwinkell at E. 92nd St. More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Duplicity

We More...

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