July 8, 2004 RSS feed / Other News

Local Chess Enthusiasts Meet And Match Skills Twice Weekly

Think you have what it takes to be a chess champion? Or, have you always wanted to learn the ultimate game of strategy, but can More...

Gun-Toting Thieves Rob Rockaway Parkway Newsstand

Detectives from the 69th Precinct are looking for two men who robbed a popular Rockaway Parkway newsstand at gunpoint early last Monday. More...

The New Legislation Forces Disclosure And Good Practices For Those Providing Assistance

City Council Passes Law Ensuring Immigrants Assistance

New York City continues to be a destination for immigrants seeking a better life. The legislation recently passed by the council, will help regulate an industry where too many are taken advantage of and misled. More...

Guest Column

John J. Doherty, Sanitation Commissioner
Working Together To Avoid Fines For Weekly Glass Recycling

On April 1, New York City restored glass recycling and its original weekly recycling schedule. More...

Young Volunteers Recognized

State Senator John Sampson with More...

Chicken Soup For The Soul

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Rabies Risk Increases In Summer

The Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) warns that there is an increased risk of getting rabies from animals during the summer when there is usually more contact between wild animals, pets and people. More...


I was married for 21 years to a man who enjoyed strip clubs, drinking, and his buddies. These things became im-portant to him after we married, and part of his job as an undercover cop. More...

Health Dept. Announces Arrival Of West Nile Virus Season

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Answers From The Teacher

Darra Wheeler Happ

How do I find my son a mentor? He doesn More...

Playin’ Possum

This nocturnal marsupial, an opossum or possum to some, and a few friends have been seen roaming around the vicinity of Conklin Avenue and East 98 Street in the last several weeks. More...

Eye On C’Bean Community

Maxine Hamilton
For A Cause: AIDS Walk Caribbean 2004

AIDS Walk Caribbean was created as an answer to the fast spread of HIV/AIDS within Caribbean Communities. This initiative is the brainchild of New World Creation Resource Center, Inc. (NWCRC), based in Brooklyn. More...

The Active

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Social Security

Steve Beck
Manager, Canarsie Office
Know Your Aging Benefits

Question: I was born in 1940, and I know that my Social Security full retirement age is 65 years and six months. But does that mean I have to be 62 and six months to qualify for early retirement benefits? More...

Legislation Aimed At Safer Home-Based Day Care

Governor George E. Pataki and State Comptroller Alan G. Hevesi have announced a new initiative that would make home-based day care settings around New York State safer and more closely supervised. More...

Pet Of The Week

Photo By Amy Bolger

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Of the Game

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