December 2, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

SUSPECT DIES AFTER CARJACK ARREST

By Charles Rogers Police last week reported a man died when he suffered a seizure shortly after he was arrested for allegedly breaking into a car on East 95 Street near Dit-mas Avenue on Thanksgiving Day. More...

Top Stories

Pvt. Bus Takeover Postponed—Again, Leaving Riders, Workers In Limbo

Now that the date for an operating agreement with the city between the owners of Command Bus and six other independent lines has been extended, the non-union employees find their livelihood More...

New Law Limits Marketing Credit Cards To Students

Governor George E. Pataki recently signed legislation into law that will regulate the marketing of credit cards on New York More...

Business & Finance

Bond Prices And Interest Rates

It was disappointing to read an article in the New York Times Business Section regarding a nationwide survey of bond investors. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive, interview-ed 1,541 U.S. investors, and found the following results: More...

CPAs Discuss Understanding The Problems Of Debit Cards

Debit cards are quickly replacing cash and checks as a convenient way to pay for purchases. While quick and easy, debits cards are not without risk, so be sure to take necessary precautions. More...

New York Housing Market Maintains Sustainable Pace

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York remained at a slower, but more sustainable level, in October 2004, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of Realtors. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think marijuana should be legalized for medical purposes only? More...

Neighborhood News

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Happy 14th Birthday to our nephew Dominic Guarco on December 2, 2004. We can More...

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Happy 14th Birthday to our little man who will be celebrating his day on Friday, December 3rd, 2004. We love you very much. Be good. Love Mom, Natasha, Jr., Mindy, Vickie & Ashlee. More...

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Congratulations to the new Mr. & Mrs. M. Hebranko III. On Nov. 26th, 2004, Michael Hebranko III and Nancy Rossi joined their hearts, love and their lives and became one. They were married at Our Lady Of Miracles in Canarsie. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Holiday Greens

Green Bean Casserole Prep Time: 10 minutes Bake Time: 30 minutes More...

Ask BETTY

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Through The Ropes

Man, why didn More...

Horoscope

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ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Some doors open for you this week, while others are firmly closed. Don More...

Direct Answers

DIRECT ANSWERS

Beyond Her Grasp I am a woman, 42, who three years ago married a wonderful man who will be 48 on his next birthday. I love him very, very much. The only problem is our sex life is horrible. Pretty much nonexistent. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Smoky Fire Hits Avenue K Home

Firefighters from Ladder 170 and Engine 257 ascend stairs to join other Fire Department personnel in fighting a smoky four-alarm blaze at 9909 Avenue K early last Tuesday. Spokesman Firefighter Manuel Martinez said the alarm sounded 4:08 a.m. More...

IRS List Of Undeliverable Checks To Brooklyn Residents

ROBERTS, CHANTEL K11236 GORDON, ALBERT11236 BATISTA, VICTORIANO11236 More...

Breukelen Program Gives Kids A “Head Start”

By Dara Mormile Children enrolled in the free Head Start program at Breukelen Houses have a number of exciting and diverse experiences in store. More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

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five scotland yard detectives for kingfish

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

United Canarsie South Civic Meetings The next meeting of the United Canarsie South Civic Association will take place on Tuesday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the HES, Seaview Avenue and East 95 Street. More...

Religion

Obituary

Thomas E. Jones, 49, (Tommy) died on Nov. 27, 2004 at his home in Park Slope Brooklyn. Tommy was born in Canarsie, Brooklyn on Nov. 20, 1955. As a child Tommy attended Holy Family School and Church where he served as an altar boy. More...

Holy Family Church

The Religious Education Program is sponsoring an Avon Christmas Boutique, Sunday, December 5th beginning after the 8:00 a.m. Mass, in the school at the Conklin Avenue Entrance. Come and do your Christmas shopping early. More...

Holy Family

The Second Collection this week will be for the Feast of the Assumption of Mary. We celebrate Mary More...

This Week's Attitude

Just Can’t Get Too Serious About Satellite Radio

This Week

Satellite radio, which, until recently, had perhaps the lowest profile on the media horizon and was once regarded as an ear-in-the-sky pipe dream, may finally be coming into its own as a major player in the world of media. More...

View From the Middle

The President’s Cabinet Is Just His To Choose

View From The Middle

The debate about the choices being made in the Bush Cabinet will probably last for the next two years, at which time all those debaters will say, More...

Savvy Senior

YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you give me some transportation tips? I recently had an automobile accident and my kids are demanding that I quit driving before I hurt myself or someone else. More...

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