February 19, 2004 RSS feed / Other News

Answers From The Teacher

Darra Wheeler Happ

How can I help my son with his long-term science project without taking over the entire situation? He is supposed to research a topic, write a report, and make a presentation to the class. More...

Bad Day For Queens Driver Charged

With Marijuana Possession - And More! More...

Speaking Of Seniors... Retired

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Salesperson ELECTs To Be A Winner

At a year-end ERA sales rally, Leah Leibstein, right, broker/owner of ERA Elect Realty, 9623 Avenue M, Canarsie, proudly presented Elaine Gordon, sales associate, with a number of awards for her achievements in 2003, including Top Producer, Top Liste More...

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla Starts

Course With Local Adolescent Program

The Canarsie Adolescent Recreation Program More...

Chicken Soup For The Soul

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Study Says Drivers Again Using Banned Cell Phones

Associated Press Writer

New York drivers hung up their cell phones for a while but are back to using hand-held models at nearly the same rate they were before the state banned them, an increase a new study blames mostly on a lack of publicity. More...

Car Crash Deaths Reduced If

All Wear Seat Belts, Say Experts

To reduce the risk of dying in a car crash, everyone should wear seatbelts. That was the conclusion of a study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association. More...

Social Security

Steve Beck
Your 401(K) Income Won

Q: I turn 62 in a few years and plan to retire and take my Social Security. But I also will begin getting payments from my 401 (k) account at that time. Will that prevent me from getting So-cial Security? More...

Inspiration And Innovation Help Kids In The Classroom

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Tax Tips - Taxability Of Social Security Benefits

The IRS says that whether your Social Security benefits are taxable depends on your total income and marital status. More...

Practice Proves Perfect In Lady Vikings Playoff Win

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Pol’s Aide Says Park Will Match Others In City When Completed

Plans for Canarsie Beach Park to become "as highly regarded as the major parks in the city" are finally coming to fruition, according to a spokesman for City Councilman Lew Fidler. More...

Firefighters Quell "All Hands" Fire In Georgetown

Twelve units of firefighting trucks and equipment and 60 firefighters were summoned to quell a stubborn fire in a third-floor apartment in Georgetown last week. More...

Golden Couples Honored

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz last Friday welcomed to Borough Hall more than 150 Brooklyn couples, who have been married more than fifty years, for a champagne reception to reaffirm their vows and honor their devotion. More...

Cyclones’ Season Tickets On Sale

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Brooklyn’s First Tourism & Visitors Center Opens In Boro Hall Brooklyn

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz today celebrated the opening of the "Brooklyn Tour-ism and Visitors Center" at a ribbon cutting ceremony in Brooklyn Borough Hall, the site of the new center. More...

City Comptroller Warns Of Affordable Housing Shortage

New York City could lose more than 40,000 units of affordable housing over the next decade if all of the Mitchell-Lama developments slated to retire their subsidized mortgages in that period opt to withdraw from the program, according to a recent rep More...

Water - A Precious Resource

You drink it, bathe in it and even play in it, but what would you do if the water you used were contaminated? Are there steps you can take to make sure your water is pure and safe? Are you doing all you can to protect your water supply? More...

Interesting Facts As Leap Year Approaches

A leap year is a year in which an extra day is added to the calendar in order to synchronize it with the seasons. Since the tropical year is 365.242190 days long, a leap year must be added roughly once every four years. More...

Be Wary Of Home Improvement Hires

If you are thinking of hiring a Home Improvement Contractor (HIC), check with the City Department of Consumer Affairs before you sign a contract for work on your home or apartment. More...

Local Sailor Returns To Iraq Area

With a herculean effort during a transitory turnaround time, the USS Boxer (LHD 4) went back to sea again And for Brooklyn More...

Pet Of The Week

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New Tax Return Address

As taxpayers begin to prepare their tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service notes that most New York Metropolitan area taxpayers will be sending their returns to a different service center than last year. More...

Lady Chiefs Go Down Low To Notch Playoff Win

Having a big body down low is always a good thing in girl More...

Cruising From NYC: As Industry Booms, City Hustles To Get On Board

Associated Press Writer

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