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Mayor Endorsed By Christian Cultural Center Minister

A prominent black clergyman who heads a 20,000-member evangelical church in East New York has endorsed Mayor Michael Bloomberg for reelection, praising the mayor for increasing affordable housing, undertaking education reform and spurring economic gr More...

Youths Speak Out At Second Annual Team Revolution Event

A small group of Canarsie High School students gathered in the Rockaway Parkway school More...

NY Legislature, Pataki Agree On Tougher DWI Law

After a grieving mother More...

Business & Finance

Paying For That Old ‘Fixer-Upper’

There has been a lot of More...

New Law Allows Higher Limits In VA Home Loan Program

(NAPSI)-A new law improves home loan benefits offered by the Depart-ment of Veterans Affairs (VA). Now, more than ever, veterans will be able to make their dreams of home ownership a reality. More...

Consumer Confidence Declined Last Month: Conference Board

U.S. consumer confidence declined in April for the third consecutive month, signaling Americans More...

Religion

Prayer to The Blessed Virgin

(Never known to fail). Oh, most beautiful flower of Mt.Carmel, fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven. Blessed Mother of the Son of God. Immaculate Virgin assist me in my necessity. Oh, Star of the Sea, help me shown herein, you are my mother. More...

Our Lady Of Miracles Charismatic Mass

Our Lady of Miracles Charismatic Prayer Group will be having a Healing Mass on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 7:15 PM. Celebrant: Father McAlear. Music by Al Barbarino, Rosary recited before Mass. Everyone is welcome. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy Birthday to my sister Deborah who will be celebrating her special day, Friday, May 6, 2005. Hope you have a great day in the sunny state of Florida. Miss you a lot. See you soon. Love Catherine, Mike & Toni. More...

Women's

Getting More From Your Wardrobe This Season

(NAPSI)-If you More...

Famous Women In History

From her first millinery shop, opened in 1912, to the 1920s, Gabrielle More...

An Eye Opening Look At How To Apply Eye Lash Mascara

Before applying mascara, consider curling your lashes with a lash curler to open up your eyes. This is helpful to frame the eyes, especially if your lashes are short. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Real Country Living In

By John Denton In the year of 1915 when Avenue L only went to about where East 98th Street now is, you would glance eastward and see nothing but a vast stretch of land where Kennedy Airport is now located. There was no Rockaway Blvd. More...

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DIRECT ANSWERS

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Other News

Rain Can’t Dampen Cyclones’ Fans Spirit—Or Desire For Tickets

The weather may have been suited more for ducks than people last Sunday morning but it didn More...

Teenager Slashed, Injured In Two Attacks; Suspect Arrested

A local teenager was slashed and beaten by a group of at least a dozen attackers as she entered one of the apartment buildings in the Glenwood Houses complex last Sunday night, police said. More...

“Great Oaks From Little Acorns...”

John Frolund of Foster Avenue demonstrates with a yardstick the current depth of pothole that seems to be More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Board 18 Meeting The next regularly scheduled meeting of Community Board 18 will be held on Wednesday, May 18 at 8 p.m. at the Kings Plaza Community Room, Flatbush Avenue and Avenue V. For information, call (718) 241-0422. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question:

Thousands of low-risk sex offenders will be removed from the New York State registry beginning in January when the 10-year limit expires. More...

Poor Parent Attendance Dear Editor:

I am writing to you out of frustration. The intent is to reach as many parents as possible who read your newspaper and whose children attend IS 211. More...

“Angel of A Mom” A mother is an angel

One who can fly without having wings She More...

Medical

“Time To Wake Up Now,” Says Dentist

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

Fatness, Despite Fitness, Linked With Cardiovascular Health Risk Factors

Body fatness was associated with more cardiovascular disease risk factors even among healthy, aerobically fit men, according to a report today in an obesity-themed issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. More...

Experts Bring Pioneering “Super Cold” Cryo Medical Technology To Normal Treatment Of Prostate Cancer

With prostate cancer being one of the most common types of cancer among men in this country, experts at Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, are introducing to Long Island a pioneering program that uses cryoablation, or super cold gas, to destroy More...

This Week's Attitude

Irrational Ravings & Writings Don’t Help Activists’ Causes

This Week

Every community in every city and town across the country has its eccentric activists who, every so often, act like human noisemakers More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ...

Congress Urged To Distribute Funds Based On Threat - Not Pork

The safety of the people who live and work in New York City is our Administration More...

View From the Middle

Nominee Could Hit The U.N. Like A Bolt(on) Of Lightning View From The Middle

Nominating the supposedly ultra-conservative John Bolton as Ambassador to the United Nations was a bold move, if not an unexpected one, on the part of President Bush. It seems that the president almost thrives on the predicted fights he More...

Savvy Senior

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YOU ASK THE SENIOR QUESTION WE FIND THE SAVVY ANSWER

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you tell me about skin cancer? My sister, who More...

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