September 16, 2004 RSS feed / Other News

Cell phones have become a big part of many people More...

Memorial At Ground Zero

Two beams of light, representing the Twin Towers, rise from Ground Zero last Saturday following daylong ceremonies to commemorate the third anniversary of the terrorist attacks in 2001. Richard Cohen More...

Library Borrowing Privileges Expanded, Says Legislator

Assemblyman Frank Seddio has announced that the New York State Library is expanding free borrowing privileges to all New York State residents 18 and older. Residents now can borrow onsite from the state Library More...

Charity Award Time For Genesis Lodge

In an award ceremony at the Sephardic Home on Cropsey Avenue, Alpha-Genesis Sunshine Foundation, the charitable arm of Genesis Lodge, Knights of Pythias, which meets in Canarsie, recently awarded funds they raised for various non-profit organizations More...

Pet Of The Week

This friendly and fun 7 month old Labrador Retriever is looking for a home. He More...

Sanit Task Force Nabs 32 Illegal Dumpers Citywide

Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty recently announced that the Department of Sanitation More...

You Can Switch Benefits Category When You Reach Proper Age

Q: I am 62 years old and my husband is 57. He makes about four times as much money as I do. Can I take my reduced Social Security retirement benefits at age 62, and later switch to full wife More...

Another 69th Pct. Council Baseball Season Comes To An End

Another wonderful season of the 69th Precinct Community Council baseball has ended. It More...

NFL FORECAST WEEK 2 — September 18-19

(* denotes home team) (Sunday) *Baltimore 23 Pittsburgh 14 More...

Many Different Ways You Can Benefit From Your 401 (k)s

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 credits to offset the cost of a retirement plan. More...

Friday Funeral For One Slain Detective At Christian Center

The funeral for Detective Robert Parker, 43, who was killed last Friday in the line of duty, along with Detec-tive Patrick Rafferty, 39, will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. More...

11-Year-Old Girl’s Fingertips Blown Off

All of the fingertips on the left hand of an eleven-year-old Avenue J resident were blown off in an explosion when she attempted to light a stove to heat up a baby bottle Tuesday evening, police said. More...

West Nile Virus Spraying Postponed

The West Nile Virus spraying that was to have taken place last Friday night in the Canarsie area was postponed, according to the New York City Department of Health. Officials said they will announce the new date for spraying in the near future. More...

Singing In The New Year

With the imminent arrival of Rosh Hashanah More...

Family Disaster Supplies Kit

A hurricane, earthquake, tornado or any other disaster could cut off basic services to your home - gas, water, electricity and telephones - for days. Your family will cope best by preparing for disaster before it strikes. More...

SAVED BY THE LADY IN RED Rosalie P. Griffin(c)2003 More...

Seniors Urged To Join New Prejudice Reduction Program

Are you 55 and over? Do you believe that we should all respect each other More...

River Manor Hosts Third Annual Health Fair

Last Sunday brought a fun-filled afternoon of free health screenings and gifts to the third annual River Manor Health Fair. More...

The Active Consumer

Are you starting to miss the summer already? Miss the way cool fresh vegetables taste on a warm day? At the More...

State Of the Game

Wagner Power Tools (and other NL thoughts) Yes, the ejection of Phillies pitcher Billy Wagner Saturday was ridiculous, but now that he More...

Brooklyn Post Office Hits A Home Run With Cyclones

When the Cyclones brought baseball back to Brooklyn after 40 long years, they also brought business in advertising and ticket sales. With that in mind, Coney Island Station Letter Carrier Angelo Marino saw a chance to bring the benefits of U.S. More...

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