April 7, 2005 RSS feed / Other News

Ambulance Flipped In Crash

Police from the 73rd Precinct and other emergency personnel look over First Response ambulance that was flipped on its side in accident at Linden Boulevard and Rockaway Avenue More...

School Council Vows To End Negative District 18 Status

Members of Community Education Council District 18 pledged to do whatever was necessary to lift the district out of its current classification as a "District In Need of Improvement (DINI)," at their recent meeting at PS 233. More...

Mark Arje - Executive Director, Hebrew Educational Society

When choosing an employer, location is usually as important as the salary or the job description. More...

New State Law Will End Telemarketing Exemption

Governor George Pataki has announced that the New York State Consumer Protection Board has submitted legislation to block even more telemarketing sales calls from reaching the 5.6 million phones now listed on the New York State "Do Not Call" Telemark More...

Breaking Bread With The Beep

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The Active Consumer

If these past few weekends seemed like a washout, don't be discouraged from heading out and having a good time. Especially when the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum is having exciting events like the Garden Workshop, going on Saturday, April 16 from 2-3 p.m. More...

Polled Catholics Want Next Pope To Make Changes

Most Americans want the next pope to work for changes in Roman Catholic Church policies to allow priests to marry and women to join the priesthood. And they want more done to combat sexual abuse by priests, an AP-Ipsos poll found. More...

Brooklyn Cyclones Looking For Elite Cheerleading Beach Bums

Are you full of Cyclones spirit? Do you have a passion for Brooklyn baseball? Have you been perfecting your balloon animal replica of Sandy the Seagull? More...

Pythian Membership Drive

Lodge 64 Knights of Pythias recently launched its membership campaign with a Membership Incentive Breakfast at Temple Emanu-El of Canarsie. 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...

Answers From the Teacher

My daughter is starting kindergarten in the fall. She tends to be a little shy to begin with, and I'm not sure she's going to have an easy time of adjusting to both a new class More...

Principal Of Arthur Somers Intermediate School 252: Mendis Brown

"I'm not just working with the Department of Education because it is part of my job," said Mendis Brown, principal of Arthur Somers Intermediate School 252. More...

Guest Column

Springtime is a time of renewal and for most of us a time to give our homes a thorough cleaning. As we go through this annual ritual, we often find a number of unwanted items, some of them large, which are taking up precious space. More...

Some Helpful Moving Advice For Beneficiaries Or SSI Recipients

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Did you know that, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the "average" American moves about 12 times during his or her lifetime? Some of these moves may be to a different State, while others are just to a different home within the same zip code. More...

HARD RACER, SOFT HEART

(From "Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul")

If the word "firebrand" were used in relation to one NASCAR driver, the image of Tony Stewart would come to mind for many fans. More...

Bush And Former Presidents To Attend Pope's Funeral Tomorrow

Former presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton will accompany President George W. Bush to the funeral of Pope John Paul II, the White House announced Tuesday. The delegation will also include Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. More...

Trivial Trivia

New York was the first state to require the licensing of motor vehicles. The law was adopted in 1901. More...

Pet Of The Week

Cute as can be, Michael (A594116), is available for adoption. At 10-months of age, the lab Terrier Mix awaits a home. More...

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