September 9, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

BAYVIEW TEEN SHOT IN FACE

A 16-year-old BayView Houses tenant called police from his apartment last week to tell them an unknown as-sailant shot him in the face while trying to rob him, police said. More...

Top Stories

State Senate Candidates Address Similar Topics At Civic Meeting

Three candidates for election to the 21st Senatorial District More...

MDA Telethon Just Misses Record Despite Hurricane Woes

A nationwide outpouring of support for the late child poet Mattie Stepanek almost helped Jerry Lewis and the Muscular Dystrophy Association overcome the loss of Labor Day Telethon income from Florida as a result of Hurricane Frances. More...

AAA “School’s Open — Drive Carefully” Campaign Kicks Off

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and AAA are gearing up for another More...

Business & Finance

State Continuing Employment Surge: Economist

New employment statistics from the Department of Labor show that New York More...

When Children Head To College, Check Your Insurance

It seems like yesterday that you were sending them off for their first day of school. Now you More...

Consumers Paying Slightly More For Back-To-School Expenses

According to the annual Back-to-School Survey conducted by Myvesta, a nonprofit consumer education or-ganization, Americans plan to spend $205 more this year on back-to-school expenses. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Responses compiled and photographed by Bill O

“Well, I think two presidential candidates are enough. I think the third candidate, Ralph Nader, is just there to take votes away from Kerry the way he took votes away from Gore in 2000. More...

What’s Your Opinion?

Responses compiled and photographed by Bill O

Question: Would you prefer more choices in the upcoming Presidential election or are you satisfied with one of the candidates now campaigning? Why? More...

Medical

Researchers Cite Impact Of Prostate Cancer On African-American Men

A man living in the United States has a 1 in 6 chance of getting prostate cancer during his lifetime. More...

My Aching Jaw

Have you ever heard someone say, More...

Whole Grains Growing In Importance, Say Nutritionists

Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN American Institute for Cancer Research More...

From The Mayor...

NYC Transit Museum To Present Centennial Exhibit

The Interborough Rapid Transit (IRT) subway was a testimonial to the marvels of 20th Century engineering, technology, city planning, architecture, and design. More...

Horoscope

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior:

My husband just turned 75 last month and his driving bothers me. He drives very jerky and doesn More...

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Other News

Caribbeans On Parade

This is one of the hundreds of dazzling costumes on display along Eastern Parkway during Monday More...

“Abusive” Husband Slain In BayView Apartment: Cops

A woman who allegedly killed her husband at 1:30 a.m. Sunday, left his body in a hallway near her living room in the BayView Houses project and went to sleep, finally calling police at 8:30 a.m. More...

Kin, Police Vow To Keep Canarsie Cop Killer In Jail

Scotch taped on a stairwell wall at the 69th Precinct station house on Foster Avenue is a typed memo urging police officers, their friends and families to write to authorities to keep a Canarsie cop killer in prison. More...

Community Guide

LOCAL Meetings

Community Board 18 Meeting Set The first meeting of Community Board 18 has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 22 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room. For information, call (718) 241-0422. More...

Religion

Our Lady Of Miracles

718-257-2400 East 86 Street (Between Glenwood Rd. & Flatlands Ave.) More...

The Virtue Of Not Complaining

Dear Friends: I went to Stonybrook Hospital to visit a young man I baptized 17 years ago. He is ill with cancer. While I was able to pray for him, I was not able to talk to him. I did, however, have the opportunity to chat with his mother. More...

Travel

Take Steps To Avoid “Traveler’s Thrombosis”

(NAPSI)-Everybody knows that traveling by plane, car or bus can be uncomfortable. But many people don More...

Arts & Entertainment

Warming Up To Fall Baking

With cooler temperatures approaching, it More...

Nutritious Foods With Kid Appeal

Kids More...

Ask BETTY

Dear Betty, How long will Bisquick keep and how should it be stored? More...

View From the Middle

The Beslan School Tragedy: Could It Be Russia’s “9/11”?

It was fitting to see the outcries of revulsion, sadness and support from the Western world for the victims of the horrible siege last week at the school in Beslan, Russia. Terrorists had crammed as many as 1,500 hostages More...

Little Old Canarsie

Fishing Tackle — Always At Our Fingertips

Photo from the Ray Luck collection At this story begins, it will show Little Old Canarsie in the year of 1915, when a creek ran along side the Murphy Merry-Go-Round, past Boegels Dance Hall, then Rigby More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

No Victors Last Friday night I was caught with another woman by my girlfriend. When my longtime girlfriend came to my house, I told her I was going to bed early. She suspected something and came back to find this woman in my house. More...

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