January 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Local Pols Declare Support For Controversial City Sports Center

By Neil S. Friedman A group of elected Brooklyn officials, including several who represent Canarsie, last week announced their support of the proposed New York Sports and Convention Center on Manhattan More...

Region 6’s Top Spellers Go 24 Rounds Before Winner Declared

One District 22 and two District 18 students earned the three top spots in last week More...

When It Comes To Winter, New Yorkers Should Be Prepared

We all know that New York winters can be as difficult to predict as a winning lotto number: It More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

thousands face possible evacuation from flooding GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Council Meeting Jan. 25 The next meeting of the 69th Precinct Community Council will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 25 at the HES, East 95th Street and Seaview Avenue. More...

Letters/Opinion

The Right To Be Safe

Dear Editor: When will people stop worrying so much about the rights of gun owners and start thinking about our rights to be safe? Sergeant Terrence Balkissoon survived two missions in Iraq and didn More...

Religion

Religious News

Holy Family Church Religious Ed. News: All Day meeting for parents & children of class 2-202, 2-205, M3-201, 7-312, U2-102. Saturday, January 22nd from 10:00 AM til 2:00 PM. Children are to arrive at 10:00 AM and parents arrive at 12 Noon. More...

Markowitz Marches In Three Kings Day Parade

Borough President Marty Markowitz joined Brooklyn More...

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Travel

Not Too Early To Start Planning Valentine’s Day

By Roger Petterson Associated Press Writer This year, instead of waiting until the last minute and getting the usual flowers or stale box of candy for Valentine More...

Arts & Entertainment

Ask BETTY

Dear Betty, I More...

Winter Entertaining That Kicks It Up A Notch

Bourbon-Braised Chicken & Apple Sausage With Onions More...

“Coach Carter” Is ‘Rousing, Crowd-Pleasing And Breathless’

By Christy Lemire AP Movie Critic You pretty much know what you More...

Horoscope

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ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A business deal goes better than expect-ed. Socially, you gad about quite hap-pily this week. Take time to catch your breath over the weekend. More...

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What’s Your Opinion?

Question: With the Canarsie More...

Floyd Bennett Field Celebrates Aviation History

By Dara Mormile In celebration of what officials called the More...

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I have two girls in school, one who does very well in all her classes, ano-ther who struggles just to get C More...

Business & Finance

What Americans Can Do To Save More

In the media one frequently finds stories regarding the difference between the savings rate here in the United States and the rates in Europe. I go to Europe once or twice a year to referee world title fights. More...

Execs Anticipate Increased Hiring In “Near Future”

Chief information officers (ClOs) expect a modest uptick in information technology (IT) hiring in the first quarter of 2005, according to the Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report. More...

Even The Feds Say You Must Be “Extra” Careful With Computers

When you leave your house or apartment, it More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

To My Precious Little Princess, Trinity Jade Febus, Happy 2nd birthday on January 16th, 2005. Love Mommy, Daddy And Your Big Sister Stephanie. More...

Medical

Disclose It To Remove It

In order to remove bacterial plaque from our teeth, we have to see it. This is done with something called a disclosing agent, usually a red dye that stains bacteria. You can buy it at any pharmacy. Apply it with a Q-tip (after you brush and floss). More...

Women's

Undressing The Truth: Dispelling Those Common Fashion Myths

(NAPSI)-Do prints put on pounds? Do shoes and handbags have to match? If the label on a garment says More...

How To Look Your Best: Applying False Eyelashes With Ease

There is completely no doubt that false eyelashes make your eyelashes look much fuller. Besides, fuller lashes are just what you may need for a quick spruce-up. More...

Female Fact

It is illegal for a woman that weighs 200 pounds in Chicago, Ill., to ride horses in shorts and it is illegal for a man to wear a strapless gown in Miami, Fla. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ...

New York City Maintained Historic Crime Reduction In 2004

I recently went to Our Lady of Mercy Hospital in the Bronx where Romeo Baloy, a highly decorated police detective, was rushed with wounds he had received while trying to arrest a man who was carrying a gun. More...

Savvy Senior

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Dear Savvy Senior, I had a mild heart attack recently and my doctor recommended I start taking an aspirin everyday. That More...

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