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SUSPECT WOUNDED IN ROBBERY SHOOTOUT

In what some police officers des-cribed as a shootout that More...

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Families Create Storybooks At P.S. 279 Weekend Workshops

By Summie Hazlewood Some 20 students and their parents recently gathered in the library of P.S. 279 for the fourth in a series of workshops where they work together on various projects. More...

Some Public Housing Tenants Ordered To Perform Community Service

A federal law that has been on the books since 1998, but only recently enforced, is dictating that some out-of-work tenants in public housing developments now have to perform community service in order to continue living there. More...

Mill Basin Professor Helps Homeland Security Clear The Air

In the event of an accident or attack involving toxic chemicals or radiological contaminants, the ability to track the resulting dispersal of the pollutants through the air in the metropolitan New York area will be a top priority for local and nation More...

Caribbean Corner

caribbean roundup

ipi says there are warning signs for press freedom 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...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Archbishop Edward Egan recently suggested families who send their children to parochial schools are entitled a tax credit to combat the rising cost of private education and which would help prevent the closing of more Catholic schools. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy 7th Birthday to my grandson, Eric Anderson Russell who More...

Women's

Simple Solutions For Hair Care Headaches All Year Long

(NAPSI)-Different seasons can lead to a host of hair care headaches... From dreaded hat head to static to embarrassing flakes, hair survival is no easy task! More...

Home Recipes For Blemish Treatments

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Famous Women In History Susan B. Anthony

(1820-1906) Working closely with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B Anthony was a primary organizer, speaker and writer for the 19 More...

Arts & Entertainment

“Ring 2” Is ‘Scarier And Better Than Expected’

Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) discovers to her horror that someone — or something — has a terrible hold on her son (David Dorfman). More...

Billboard Hot 100: Top 10

The following are weekly charts for the nation More...

Top 10 Movies

From The Associated Press (Figures are for March. 18 More...

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YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior, My 58-year-old husband has a hearing problem but doesn More...

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Dilemma At Canarsie Beach Park

In a letter published in the March 3 issue of the Canarsie Courier, community activist Steven Kaye, who is vice president of the South Canarsie Civic Association, blasts City Councilman Lew Fidler and the Parks Department for apparently not moving fa More...

District 18 Manager Dorothy Turano announced at last week More...

School District 18 Report Card Shows “Need For Improvement”

In a report released earlier this year, Community School District 18 and two other New York City school districts were designated More...

Business & Finance

Check Child Or Dependent Care Tax Credit Eligibility

If you paid someone to care for a child or a dependent so you could work, you may be able to reduce your tax by claiming the credit for child and dependent care expenses on your federal income tax return, according to the IRS. More...

Tax Tips For Busy New Yorkers

With the April 15 tax deadline just weeks away, here More...

How Do You Decide The Right Time To Retire?

Recently, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) released its 13th annual survey of Americans More...

Religion

Holy Family Church

English Classes at Holy Family School. Learn English as a Second Language step by step through the Catholic Migration Office in a caring and nurturing environment. More...

Obituary

Forcino, Joseph, 82, died March 21, 2005. Burial at St. John More...

Friendship Helps Love Flourish

(NAPSA)- While most modern television shows and films reduce love to its most basic levels, the basis for true affection is and always will be friendship. More...

Medical

Guilty About Looking Better?

Views OnDental Health

You probably feel a great satisfaction when a decayed or damaged tooth is repaired and returned to good health by your dentist. What about dental work that More...

Colon Cancer Awareness Month Tests Show Colonoscopies Doubled In 2004

The number of tests to prevent and find colon cancer done at New York City More...

Baked Or Broiled Fish May Help Reduce Risk Of Stroke

Eating tuna or other broiled or baked fish is associated with a lower risk of stroke in the elderly, while eating fried fish or fish sandwiches is linked to a higher risk, according to an article in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a journal of the More...

Travel

Rains Transform Wasteland Into Rare Wildflower Display

A rare burst of color is softening the stark landscape of Death Valley, with clusters of purple, pink and white wild-flowers dotting the black basalt mountainsides and great swaths of golden blooms bordering the blinding white salt flats on the valle More...

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Remembering Anniversary Of The End Of The Holocaust

Last week, I had the honor of leading America More...

Horoscope

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

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My daughter hasn More...

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All In The Family I am 22 and the oldest of four children. I have a brother, 17, who is the second oldest. He More...

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