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Report Finds MetroCards Fail More In Low Income Areas

New York City Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum released a report revealing that a whopping 28.75 percent of MetroCard swipes at subway turnstiles fail to let the customer through to the platform. More...

Local School Council Urges Parents To Be More Involved

The District 18 Community Education Council (CEC) met last Tuesday at the District 18 Satellite office, at 1106 East 95th Street, for its last calendar meeting of the 2004-05 school year. More...

69th Precinct Community Affairs Officer Promoted To Detective

In an auspicious event during which Police Commissioner Ray Kelly bestowed promotions on officers under his command, a 69th Precinct officer proudly became a detective. More...

Business & Finance

Americans Not Planning To Increase Vacation $: Survey

Travelers across the United States taking a vacation this summer may be paying a similar amount as they did in 2004. More...

“Reserved” Job Market For 3rd Quarter Anticipated, Says Poll

New York City area employers expect to hire at a slow pace during the third quarter of 2005, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Sur-vey. Among survey participants, the New York City employment outlook is one of the weakest in the nation. More...

Software Can Let You “Burn” Computer Data Onto CDs, DVDs

(NAPSA) - If your computer, digital camera and camcorder are getting overloaded with digital files-photos, movies, music and data, now More...

Women's

Lighten Up! When it Comes To Technology, Experts Say Women Should Try To “Think Thin”

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The Truth Behind Some Of Those Common “Skin Myths”

Some people wake up the morning after a party with their skin as blemish-free as ever. Others argue that they eat healthily, drink plenty of water and still have less than model-perfect skin. So does food really make a difference? More...

Your Fitness Fix Of The Week

Basic Crunches MUSCLES WORKED: Upper and middle abdominal More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor’s Desk ...

Cutting Taxes And Investing In The City

Last week, the City Council and I reached an agreement on a City budget for the new fiscal year, which will run from now through next July. This marked the fourth year in a row that we More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

John Denton Blues And Shellfish And A Million Dollar Industry In Old Canarsie More...

Direct Answers

Answers From the Teacher

What are some good guidelines for television? I More...

Special Sections

Community Guide

Community Guide

United Canarsie South Civic The next meeting of the United Canarsie South Civic Association will take place on Tuesday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the HES, Seaview Avenue and East 95th Street. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: New York lawmakers want to make it mandatory for drivers repeatedly found guilty of drunk driving to have special license plates on their cars. Do you agree with this? Why? More...

Arts & Entertainment

Eclectic Blend Of Artists in Free Summer Concerts

Seaside Summer Concert Series Asser Levy Park, West 5th Street and Surf Avenue More...

‘Destroy All Humans!’ Is Campy Fun

What would an advanced, space-faring civilization possibly need from creatures who think sliced bread is a marvel? More...

This Week's Attitude

Gadget-Prone Consumers May Be Getting Ripped Off

This Week

Americans are partial to new-fangled gadgets and gizmos. Forty years ago a television or two, a stereo and a portable transistor radio seemed to satisfy our needs. More...

View From the Middle

The Stooges: Trying To Figure A Way Out Of The Quagmire

View From The Middle

Congressmen Larry, Moe and Curly met last week in front of the House of Representatives in Wash-ington and felt it would be a good idea to talk over the agenda for the day. More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, I was reading an article last month about identity theft and how seniors have become a primary target. Can you tell me more about this problem and what I can do to protect myself? I More...

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