August 25, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Firefighters Recruited For Emergency Tree Surgery

When a limb partially broke off a Conklin Avenue tree early Monday afternoon, local firefighters were quick-ly dispatched to the scene to remove the branch that was impeding traffic on the one-way, eastbound thoroughfare. More...

Senator’s Smoking About “Real-Looking” Novelty Cigarettes

They look like cigarettes, blow More...

Business & Finance

Thinking Loss? Think Section 1244

I recently received a call from a client who, over the last few years, has loaned a substantial amount of money to his son for his don More...

As Kids Head Off To College, Parents Should Check Insurance

Wasn More...

New Veterans Loan Law Will Allow Higher Limits On Home Financing

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

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

A private function was held at the New Jersey home of local attorney Bruce S. Reznick by the New Jersey Net Sports & Entertainment on July 28, 2005. General Manager Ed Stefanski and Sports Announcer Chris Carrino attended. More...

This Week's Attitude

Why Can’t Americans Just Say ‘No’ — To Guns?

This Week

The fall hunting season will soon be upon us. Thousands of bold, daring sportsmen More...

View From the Middle

Rockaway Parkway Merchants Ass’n: Doin’ It Right (We Hope!)

View From The Middle

Most of us have become inured to the bureaucratic, swamp-like, effort it takes some projects that need to be done here More...

Little Old Canarsie

The Early Diversity Of Rockaway Parkway

Little Old Canarsie

I remember taking a long walk on Rockaway Parkway and meeting an oldtime Canarsien, Fred Harms, and his good man Friday, Doot Deben-see, a member of one of Canarsie More...

Direct Answers

Answers from the Teacher

I was thinking of becoming a classroom parent for my daughter More...

Special Sections

Other News

Kingsbrook Health Fair Is Fun And Informative

Scores of local residents showed up last Saturday for Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center More...

Meeting Held To Discuss Rkwy. Pkwy. Improvements

It More...

Wounded Man Found On Avenue J After Being Shot On E. 108th Street

A resident of an apartment complex on East 108th Street near Avenue J was shot in broad daylight last Monday in the lobby of his building, police said. More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

PM P.J. Patterson, President Chavez sign oil deal More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: Officials from the Transportation Security Administration recently recommended relaxing airline security restrictions to allow small sharp instruments, including scissors, razors and jacknives, on airplanes. More...

Travel

Prostate Cancer Awareness Kicks Off With Free Screenings

Nearly 800 New Yorkers will die from prostate cancer this year. In fact, one in every 37 prostate cancer deaths is a New York City man. More...

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Living Prairie

DE SMET, S.D. More...

Savvy Senior

SAVVYSENIOR

Dear Savvy Senior, My 78-year-old father recently suffered a debilitating stroke. He is recovering slowly but he now needs much more care than mom and I can supply. Do you have some ideas that can help us take care of dad at home? More...

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