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CB 18 Meeting Denies Rumored Home Depot Plans

Rumors were dispelled by District Manager Dottie Turano during last week More...

Author Pete Hamill In BPL Writers Series Spotlight

Brooklyn native, noted author and veteran journalist Pete Hamill was the latest guest in the Brooklyn Public Library%27s sixth season of its popular, publicly-funded "Brooklyn Writers for Brooklyn Readers" series. More...

Business & Finance

Better Business Comes Out With “Top Ten” Complaint List

The Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York has released its annual Top Ten, a listing of industries with the most complaints and inquiries for 2004. More...

Uncle Sam Can Make Some Birthdays More Or Less Taxing

As you go through life, your birthday may seem less important. But for financial planning, tax, or retirement reasons, your birthday may be significant. Here More...

Ten Of The Biggest Tax Deductions Too Many People Miss

By Jeff Schnepper Microsoft Money Tax Expert More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: What do you think of a new city council bill that intends to force theater owners in the five boroughs to list the actual start times of movies to avoid sitting through advertising and previews that now precede the feature in most theater More...

Medical

A Child’s Injured Teeth

Views OnDental Health

Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. If a youngster has an accident and one or more primary teeth are injured and become discolored, the teeth may be able to be saved and returned to their natural color. More...

Area Blood Supply At Crisis Proportions

The blood inventory of New York Blood Center, the majority supplier of blood to New York and New Jersey hospitals, has dropped to crisis proportions. More...

Lung Cancer Fact Sheet Available Through Gov’t

More women each year die of lung cancer than breast cancer. Read More...

Travel

As Spring Approaches, Take Time To Smell The Flowers

In a culture where vacations are increasingly prized for their More...

Arts & Entertainment

Spring Baking Lighter Baking:

Chocolate Chip Cookies Makes about 4 dozen cookies More...

Ask BETTY

Dear Betty, What More...

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Q: I was bored to tears by the halftime show during the recent Super Bowl. I mean, Paul McCartney? Couldn More...

View From the Middle

Elvis Follower Wants to Name Avenue L “Elvis Presley Boulevard” View From The Middle

The plan was for me to meet Diane Pullman on Avenue L Friday afternoon so I could take a picture of her holding a big, fat bunch of petitions she More...

Savvy Senior

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YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior, Do you have any tips on the best way to divvy up your parents prized possessions after there More...

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Other News

Former Holy Family Pastor Laid To Rest

Hundreds of devout Catholics attended a solemn Funeral Mass at Holy Family Church last Saturday for Monsignor Raphael A. Florido, who had been pastor of the church from 1974 to 1990. Msgr. Florido passed away on Wednesday, February 16. He was 84. More...

Thieves Grab A Bunch Of Cell Phones In Glenwood Rd. Burglary

Police suspect there may be a pattern leading up to the burglary early last Monday of a cell phone store here. According to a report from the 69th Precinct, J & J Cellular, 9611 Glenwood Road, was burglarized around 3 a.m. More...

Grand Jury Releases Man In Rockaway Parkway Homicide

A descendant of one of Canarsie More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

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

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Religion

Obituary

La Grutta, Thomas P. Born 9/18/1929 Died 2/16/2005. Korean War Veteran 82nd Airborne, Division Captain Coast Guard Auxiliary, Beloved husband of Catherine J., Loving father of Thomas J. & Paul S., Dear stepfather of Jason M. More...

Holy Family Church

Holy Family Cluster-Parish Mission 2005, March 5-10. Living in the power of the Eucharist. Saturday, March 6th Fr. Silvester Mann will promote the mission at all the Masses. Monday, March 7th, Holy Hour, Exposition More...

The Cheerful Christian

Dear Friends: By this time I imagine that a lot of us have already made up our minds on what we will be doing for Lent. Last week I encouraged the prayerful reading of St. Paul More...

Women's

Most Women Would Not Seek Emergency Care For Common Signs Of Heart Disease, Survey Finds

(NAPSI)-When women experience head, neck, back and jaw pain, a common symptom of a heart attack, only 47 percent would call their doctor and just 35 percent would call 911 or visit an emergency department, a national survey conducted by the American More...

Famous Women In History

Civil rights leader, born in Tuskegee, Alabama, Parks attended Alabama State College, worked as a seamstress and housekeeper, and was active in the Montgomery Voters League and the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) More...

The New Twist On A Fabulous Hair Style: A Top Knot

Ring the changes on finely braided locks by adding a bright cord and tying the hair in a top knot! More...

This Week's Attitude

Gambling On A Fiscal Solution Isn’t Something To Bet On

This Week

In the last few years, the allure of poker has dramatically spiraled. It More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ...

A City of Opportunity Means A City of Affordable Housing

Let me tell you about three New Yorkers I met this week More...

Horoscope

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

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