April 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

DISTURBED WOMAN SUBDUED BY COPS

Police were forced to use a taser gun to restrain a 67-year-old emotionally disturbed woman armed with two kitchen knives last Saturday as she sat at the front door of her apartment in the Breukelen Houses complex . More...

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Local Commuters Wary Of “L” Subway Technology Upgrade

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Sports Complex Construction Is Underway At Floyd Bennett Field By Dara Mormile

Officials from Gateway National Recreation Area last week announced at an open house that construction of a 150,000 square foot sports complex at Floyd Bennett Field has begun and is expected to open by the end of the year. More...

DEP Warns Public About Phony Water Inspectors

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has learned that an individual posing as a water department inspector fraudulently gained access to homes in Brooklyn recent and has warned the public in other areas, including Canarsie, More...

Business & Finance

Child Tax Credit May Reduce Your Income Taxes

With the Child Tax Credit, you may be able to reduce the federal income tax you owe by up to $1,000 for each qualifying child under age 17. A qualifying child for this credit is someone who: More...

Free IRS Volunteer Tax Help Sites Now Open

Do you need assistance in preparing a basic tax return? If so, IRS-trained volunteers located at sites throughout New York State may be able to help. More...

Cadman Plaza P.O. Open Until Midnite Apr. 15

As an added service to postal customers and the public during tax time, the Cadman Plaza Post Office will extend their hours of operation tomorrow, April 15 to midnight for last-minute filers and mailers. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

QUESTION: Since gas prices are so high, congress is working on a bill that would extend daylight savings time to two months - starting in March and ending in November - thus saving energy, they say. Do you think this is a good idea?

“I think it’s a good idea. I think we need to save energy. The sunshine makes people happy, less depression and more energy all around. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy 10th Birthday Brian, April 15th is your special day. Have fun at your party. We love you so much. God Bless you. Love Mom, Dad and Anthony. xoxoxox More...

Medical

Consider Implants

For Missing Teeth

Views On Dental Health Gary S. Rafal, D.D.S. More...

Team Approach Helps Control Diabetes

(NAPSA)-Diabetes is a difficult condition to manage because it affects every aspect of a person More...

Racial, Ethnic Disparities In Bypass Operations Cited

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This Week's Attitude

Lust For Life May Help Slow The Aging Process

This Week

The first time it truly sunk in that I was getting older (past middle age, that is) was when new baseball managers were generational peers and up-and-coming players were as young as my friends More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ... Reflecting On The Great Pope John Paul II

The death of Pope John Paul the Second produced an unprecedented, worldwide outpouring of sorrow, veneration, and love, that culminated with Friday More...

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DIRECT ANSWERS

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Other News

Conklin Avenue House Gutted By Two-Alarm Blaze

Firefighters were dispatched to a Conklin Avenue home early Monday morning to fight a two-alarm blaze that broke out about 2:45 a.m. More...

What A Day For Community Fun!

Dozens of area youngsters enjoyed the delightful spring weather last Saturday as they participated in the annual Community Fun Day, sponsored by the Parents Committee of Tots & Teens and State Senator John Sampson, on East 92 Street, between Flatland More...

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My son is in second grade and is very unhappy about the music teacher. He complains that he hates music class because it More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Board 18 Meeting The next regularly scheduled meeting of Community Board 18 will be held on Wednesday, April 20 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. More...

Religion

Our Lady Of Miracles

Our phone number is 718-257-2400. We are located on East 86 Street (Between Glenwood Rd. & Flatlands Ave.). More...

NYC Consumer Agency On Alert For Passover Goods Overcharging

New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Gretchen Dykstra, joined by community leaders and elected officials, on Monday announced an initiative to protect New Yorkers observing the Passover holiday from overcharges. More...

When Passover Falls On A Saturday

Don More...

Travel

Many Destinations Offer Passover Seders To The Public

By The Associated Press Many Jewish families celebrate the Passover holiday with a Seder More...

Arts & Entertainment

Building Kid-Pleasing Meals

Cheeseburger Pizza With Everything On It Prep time: 12 minutes More...

Ask BETTY

Dear Betty, I have a recipe that calls for using a double boiler. What More...

Through The Ropes

If wrestlers who turned on each other can join forces again, why can More...

Savvy Senior

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YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior, I More...

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