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City Announces Tree-Damaged Sidewalk Repair Program

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe last week announced the Trees & Sidewalks Repair Program More...

Precinct Auxiliary Officers On "High Visibility" Duty

Rank and file Police Auxiliary officers line up at the 69th Precinct station house before going on duty last Thursday. More...

Probe Whether Woman Died Last Week As Result Of November Crash

Police are investigating the case of a 54-year-old woman who sustained a broken leg in an auto accident in Canarsie last November and died last week. More...

Business & Finance

Learning The Real Cost Of Long-Term Care Facilities

I had some clients in the office last week that received a recommendation to buy long-term care insurance policies. More...

New Employment Data Cites More Growth: Economist

New statistics from the New York State Department of Labor indicate that the tempo of economic growth continues to pick up in most regions of the state. More...

Credit Card Dilemma: Which Is Right For You?

Credit cards have become an everyday part of American life. For many people, pulling out the plastic at the register has become the preferred payment method. More...

Medical

Hot And Cold:

Bad Combination

Views On Dental Health More...

Community Care Beats Clinics In Helping Heart Disease Risk For African-Americans

Having a health clinic in the apartment next door may not be everyone's idea of a good neighbor. More...

Sports Beverages May Cause More Tooth Damage Than Soda

(NAPSA)-While sports and energy drinks help athletes rehydrate after a long workout, if consumed on a regular basis they can damage teeth. More...

Arts & Entertainment

"Sin City" Is A Movie 'Unlike Anything You've Seen Before'

"Sin City" is simultaneously the most boldly original comic-book adaptation yet and one of the nastiest films in a long while. More...

Billboard Hot 100: Top 10

The following are weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in this week's issue of Billboard magazine. Reprinted with permission. More...

Top 10 Movies

(Figures are for April. 1 - 3) More...

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Other News

Mayor Swears In Paula Whitney At Gala Mill Basin Civic Association Installation Ceremony

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a special guest at last week's annual installation ceremony for the Mill Basin Civic Association at Glen Terrace. Group president Paula Whitney, More...

Residents, Clergy Mourn Passing Of John Paul II

The Catholic faithful from Canarsie to Marine Park to Mill Basin and East Flatbush joined with the rest of the world to mourn the passing of Pope John Paul II last Saturday. More...

New Pic Of Canarsie Slay Suspect Shown On Television's "America's Most Wanted"

A new - and decidedly better - photo of a man who is wanted as a suspect in a Canarsie murder last year was shown on the popular television show "America's Most Wanted" last weekend. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Should the records of baseball's latest homerun kings, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa, be disqualified or annotated to indicate steroid use, if evidence confirms they did? More...

Time To Consider Living Will

As the events surrounding the recent Terri Schiavo case have shown us, it is vitally important for individuals to create a Living Will and/or Health Care Proxy to ensure that healthcare decisions are made according to their personal wishes. More...

Women's

Pretty, Easy And Fun Sums Up This Spring's Hottest Fashion

(NAPSI)-This season's fashion is truly about fun-pretty clothes that are easy to wear. "Whether you choose earthy bohemian looks or classic '50s, feminine silhouettes, the mood is definitely relaxed," More...

Simple Solutions To One Of Your Biggest Dress-Up Worries:Dry And Frizzy Hair

Ninety percent of us suffer with dry brittle or frizzy hair because our hair is deficient of (moisture) WATER! Curly or frizzy hair can often be very hard to manage. More...

Easy Things You Can Do To Look Younger - Instantly!

Oh, we all would love eternal youth! Although that is not possible (yet), there are things that help rejuvenate us: More...

Little Old Canarsie

Sometimes there was nothing to do here except take a walk down to the Jamaica Bay shoreline or to the general store to pick up some supplies. Ray Luck collection More...

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