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What A Relief...Effort!

When students at Isaac Bildersee I.S. 68 returned to school in early January after Christmas break, Principal Iris Zvi, the school More...

Clothes Shopping Remains Tax-Free Through Sunday

Governor George E. Pataki this week reminded New Yorkers they can shop tax-free for clothing and footwear purchases that cost less than $110 per item started Monday and continues through Sunday, February 6. More...

John Wilson IS 211 Students Elect New Council Members

Election Day in November resulted in the reelection of George W. Bush. More...

Business & Finance

Realtors Say NY Housing Market Had A Record Year In 2004

Sales of existing single-family homes in New York surpassed 103,000 to set a new annual record in 2004, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS(r). More...

CPAs Tell How To Weather A Personal Financial Setback

It happens to the best of us. You lose your job...your investment portfolio takes a nosedive...your debt gets out of hand...or you More...

Is Earned Income Tax Credit For You?

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable federal income tax cre-dit that benefits low-income workers. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Are you going to take advantage of tax-free shopping this week? Do you think it should become permanent?

“Yeah, I’m going to take advantage of tax-free shopping, and I think it should be permanent. I mean. More...

Letters To The Editor

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Dear Editor: I am writing in response to your coverage about the displacement of Umanoff-Boyer Insurance from its location on Flatlands Avenue near Rockaway Parkway. More...

E-Filing Generally Speeds Tax Refunds Payments

Are you one of the many taxpayers who will receive a refund when you file your federal tax return? More...

Women's

Cervical Cancer: Causes, Treatment And Prevention

Cervical cancer is the sixth most common cancer in women. Cervical cancers do not form suddenly. Normal cervical cells gradually develop pre-cancerous changes that turn into cancer. More...

Being Realistic About Cosmetic Surgery

(NAPSI)-Don More...

Mind your manners

An unfortunate trend has been spreading regarding bridal showers. That is, some brides are being given more than one shower. Perhaps a favorite aunt throws one, then the best friend More...

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Diversifying Our Economy And Bringing New York Back For Good

For the first time in nearly two generations, New York City is climbing out of a recession without its longtime economic engine More...

Savvy Senior

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YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior, I worry that my mother is taking too many prescription drugs. Mom is 78 and fairly healthy, but currently is taking eight different medications for a variety of health problems. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Retiring Precinct Crime Prevention Officer Honored

Retiring Crime Prevention Police Officer Daniel MacBride received the Cop of the Month Award at the January 25 meeting of the 69th Precinct Community Council held at the Hebrew Educational Society. More...

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Some nights my son gets ten minutes of homework while other nights he gets two hours. It More...

Popular Local Store Damaged In Fire

Firefighters from Canarsie More...

Caribbean Corner

Community Guide

Mill Basin Civic Meeting March 31 There will be no general membership meeting of the Mill Basin Civic Association in February. More...

Guyana Flood Relief Group To Hold Meeting Tonight

The Guyana Flood Relief Commit-tee, comprised of Support Guyana More...

Community Guide

caribbean roundup

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) _ Elections have been announced in Haiti for the autumn to fill the gap left last year after elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide was ousted. More...

Religion

Our Lady Of Miracles

718-257-2400 East 86 Street (Between Glenwood Rd. & Flatlands Ave.) Our schedule of masses is: Saturday at 5:30 PM, Sunday at 8:30 AM (English), 9:45 AM (Eng/Italian), 11:00 AM (English), 12:30 (French & Creole). More...

National Cemeteries Meet Growing Need

(NAPSA)-The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is in the midst of the largest expansion of America More...

Contest Seeks Christian Poets

A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a special religious poetry contest sponsored by Christian Fine Arts Society, free to everyone. There are 50 prizes in all, including a $1000 Grand Prize, totaling more than $4,000.00. More...

Medical

Learn To Live Well With Diabetes

(NAPSA)-There could be good news for the nearly 17 million Americans who have diabetes and the 16 million who have pre-diabetes More...

Travel

NY’s Finger Lakes Offer Fine Wine & Natural Beauty

By Vernon Benjamin The Finger Lakes wine region is a beautiful area, and one of the best times to experience the place is in the mornings, from the vantage point of the Inn at Glenora Wine Cellars. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Through The Ropes

Time for some random thoughts following an excellent Royal Rum-ble: More...

Soaps

ALL MY CHILDREN: Greenlee didn More...

Eat To Your Hearts Content

Graham-Crusted Tilapia Prep: 15 minutes Bake: 10 minutes More...

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DIRECT ANSWERS

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