February 12, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Benefits To Run Out For NY’s Unemployed

Assemblyman Frank R. Seddio this week urged Congress and President Bush to extend federal unemployment benefits to millions of out of work Americans, including New Yorkers left behind by the weakened economy. More...

Other News

Fear Doesn’t Factor Into This Former Brooklyn Man’s Job

To most viewers who tune in each week, the popular NBC-TV show "Fear Factor" is a thrilling, entertaining hour. But to some who More...

Bildersee Student Stabbed With Pencil During Horseplay: Cops

Police from the 69th Precinct were called to Bildersee Intermediate School 68 Tuesday afternoon in response to a complaint that a 12-year-old girl had been stabbed. More...

Cops Nab Two Suspects Ten Blocks From Site Of Robbery

It took less than an hour for police to catch up with two bandits who allegedly robbed a grocery store on Rockaway Parkway near Avenue N last Saturday afternoon. More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Meetings
Community Board 18

The next regularly scheduled meeting of Community Board 18 will be held on Wednesday, February 18 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. More...

Religion

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...

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. More...

St. Laurence

Catholic Church

Celebration of the Eucharist (Mass). Saturday Vigil Mass 5:00 PM. Sun-day 9:00 AM & 12:00 PM. 10:30 AM (Spanish). More...

Medical

PUT YOUR FEET

In the hands of skill and technology More...

Heart Association Launches ‘Go Red’ Campaign For Women This Month

American Heart Association Declares New York "Red Alert!" for February American Heart Month Launching Go Red For Women Campaign To In-crease Attention On No. More...

Views On

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

This Week's Attitude

This Week’s

AttitudeBush Insists He

I awoke Sunday with a sense of anticipation, awaiting the start of "Meet the Press." A few days earlier, President Bush arranged to tape a one-hour appearance for the popular Tim Russert-hosted program to discuss the ongoing war for Iraqi f More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk...

New Yorkers May Be Entitled To IRS Refunds

Earlier this month, I proposed a $400 property tax rebate for home, co-op, and condo owners in New York. And last week, I delivered more good news about taxes. More...

Pol To Offer Passport Paperwork Help

A representative from the U.S. Department of State will instruct people in filling out passport applications at a first-ever "Passport Day," offered by State Senator Carl Kruger. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Filling Up Our Scuttle Pails With Coal On Avenue L

John Denton

In the early teens, before they used public schools for election voting, one of the places used for that purpose for lots of people in the lower section south of Ave. More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION

WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER
Dear Savvy Senior,

My health care situation is frustrating. My wife and I live on a fixed retirement income and we often have to make difficult choices, which sometimes means cutting preventive health care visits, such as eye exams. More...

Caribbean Native Won’t Get Painted Into A Corner

In the past, the worlds of art and finance, to the artist, were like apples and oranges. That notion went out of style with the box fade, a popular 80s hairstyle. More...

School’s Supporter Honored

Looking on as Herb Berman cuts the ribbon in the Roy More...

Special Sections

Business & Finance

Different Ways To Benefit From 401(k)

Recent changes to Federal pension laws have generally been good, in that most plans were provided with larger contributions, burdened with less red tape and, in some cases, given tax cre-dits to offset the cost of a retirement plan. More...

BPL’s Business Library Offers Free Workshop And Seminars

Brooklyn Public Library More...

Brooklyn’s Economy Less Volatile Than Manhattan’s During Downturn

NEW YORK (AP) More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

Haitian Police Win Back
Three Towns

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

question: What do you plan on getting your valentine this Valentine More...

Neighborhood News

Photo

Happy Birthday Mommy. Cianna & Daddy love you so much. Love, your lil girl and Daddy More...

Photo

If you see this person let her know we said Happy Birthday. Love, Pedy, J.J. Adriana and Annette More...

Travel

Manhattan: Afternoon Tea Steep In Traditions

Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK (AP) More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sweet On You

The Valentine More...

‘Barbershop 2’s" ‘Heart’ Puts It A Cut Above

AP Movie Writer
If "Barbershop" was Ice Cube

The 2002 original cast Ice Cube as a successor to James Stewart and Frank Capra More...

Billboard

Hot 100: Top 10  

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

View From the Middle

View From

The MiddleTime For A Little TV Viewing

(I suppose if you More...

Pedestrian Hit At Remsen-Flatlands Intersection

As a plainclothes police officer tends to victim, paramedics and a firefighter from Canarsie More...

Direct Answers

Social Security

Steve Beck
Avoid The "Oops Factor" When You Get Retirement Benefits
Social Security
Manager in Canarsie

When something goes wrong that could have easily been avoided, it is the old More...

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