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Mill Basin Program Promotes Life-Saving Stem Cell Research

With the stem cell research controversy in the news of late, a program headquartered in Mill Basin is working towards saving lives using umbilical cord cells. The Umbilical Cord Bank, sponsored by the National Children More...

Tax Preparers Cited For Not Complying With Consumer Law

With less than a month remaining in the tax season, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) announced this week it had cited more than one hundred tax preparers, including four in Brooklyn, for not complying with disclosure requiremen More...

Business & Finance

Head State Economist Says Labor Stats On Upswing

The Department of Labor reported new employment estimates for New York for January 2005 and revised estimates for 2003 and 2004. More...

N.Y. Housing Market Set Some Records Last Year, Say Realtors

Fueled by a strong fourth quarter and low mortgage interest rates, sales of existing single-family homes in New York surpassed 103,000 to set a new annual record in 2004, according to the preliminary single family sales data accumulated by the New Yo More...

How To Cope With A Cash Crisis

(NAPSA)-Trouble comes in threes, they say, but when that trouble in-volves money, it often arrives in crisis-provoking clusters. More...

Neighborhood News

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Happy 24th

Birthday to our daughter Toni Rosa who celebrates her day today, St. Patrick More...

Happy Birthday

Wishes to our granddaughter Toni who celebrates her special day March 17, 2005, St. Patrick More...

Travel

Salem Mass. Has Lots More Than Witches

By Gina Carbone It was where Alexander Graham Bell gave the first public demonstration of his telephone. More...

This Week's Attitude

Brooklyn Shortchanged In Auto Crime Fighting Deal

This Week

When it comes to divvying the state budget pie, New York City typically More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ... An Economic Plan For The Five Boroughs

New jobs numbers came out last week, and they show that New York City%27s economy continues to grow. Unemployment is down to 5.9%--the lowest it%27s been since before 9/11. More...

View From the Middle

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Capital , George W. Bush Is Coming Into His Own

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ALL Eyes Were Smilin’ At St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Director of Education Donna Alveranga shows visitors how to make gold pots and emboss them with a Celtic potato stamp during Saturday More...

Refuting Anonymous Reports, Police Say South Shore H.S. Crime “Not That Bad”

By Charles Rogers Although anonymous sources say that robberies and at least one assault have allegedly occurred recently at South Shore High School and the incidents More...

Spring’s Almost Here — Time For Tree-Trimming

of tree-trimming trucks lines up along Avenue J near the Paerdegats as they do their thing around our neighborhoods. Workmen said, because of the season More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

john compton regains leadership of party CASTRIES, St. Lucia (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Mill Basin Civic Installation Mar. 31 The next meeting of the Mill Basin Civic Association will take place on Thursday, March 31 when the group holds its annual installation at the Glen Terrace. For further information, call (718) 209-0934. More...

Women's

Beauty Is In Full Bloom With Exquisite Exfoliating Facial Mask!

(NAPSI)-From the days of Cleopatra and her milk-and-honey baths to Jennifer Lopez and her honey-kissed facials, all-natural honey has long been the ingredient of choice for the world More...

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Keeping Yourself Radiant: Some Secrets For Fabulous Skin

(NAPSI)-It may seem surprising, but according to the American Academy of Dermatology, the effects of aging start to show up on your skin as early as your 20s. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Brooklyn Artist Works On Exhibit At Brooklyn Museum

At 6 years old, Jean-Michel Basquiat already had a museum membership. By his early 20s, he was an internationally renowned artist, counting Andy Warhol among his friends and collaborators. At 27, he was dead of a heroin overdose. More...

“Champions: Return To Arms”

After hacking up dozens of crazed trident-wielding mermen and giant sea monsters that look like Alaskan King Crabs in a steroid rage, I get my reward: a chance to accessorize. More...

Final Act Of “Hostage” Ruins Promise Of Decent Thriller

Redemption has a heaping-huge body count in Bruce Willis More...

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

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