October 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

APT. FIRE MAY BE ARSON

By Neil S. Friedman Firefighters from the Rockaway Park-way firehouse, responding to a one-alarm blaze, rescued a family of three from their Breukelen Houses apartment early last Saturday morning. More...

Top Stories

Dept. Of Ed. Will Launch School Meal Applications Campaign

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) has announced a new outreach campaign to encourage parents and students to submit school meal applications and help children take advantage of free and reduced-price meals in their schools. More...

Special Programs May Help Boost District 18’s Rating

By Delia Bray With Community School District 18 still categorized as a District in Need of Improvement (DINI) by the city More...

Informed Voices Organizes Community’s Emergency Team

Wanda Ihrig, president of the Informed Voices Civic Association, announced at last week More...

Business & Finance

Calculating Capital Needs At Death

A Capital Needs Analysis (CAN) determines how much capital is needed to provide for survivors at the death of a breadwinner. I said More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

Alpha leaves at least 10 dead in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) More...

The Launching Of 2 Caribbean Institutions

Eye On C

Life around Brooklyn is changing at a rapid pace. Can we call it a More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy Birthday to Shirley Maxon on Friday, October 28th, 2005. Best wishes for a speedy recovery. Next year we celebrate in Atlantic City. Love, Your Family. More...

From The Mayor...

Affordable Housing Citywide Is Spurred By New Funding From The Mayor’s Desk ...

When I came to New York 40 years ago with little more than a college degree, debts to pay and big dreams, I was shocked at how expensive housing was in the city. Today, I understand how difficult it is to find affordable housing, and that More...

Little Old Canarsie

American Legion Post Organized After WWI

Little Old Canarsie

This story began when a group of young men had returned after the end of World War I and More...

Direct Answers

Answers From the Teacher

My daughter is allowed to use highlighters in school to highlight information as she reads. Is this a good practice or just a waste of time? Sometimes she highlights the whole page! More...

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Other News

Rich Caribbean Culture Celebrated At Wyckoff Museum

The Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum on Clarendon Road hosted a celebration of the heritage and promise of Brooklyn More...

Meeting Held To Discuss Ongoing Problems With I.S. 78 Students

By Debbie Cohen A community meeting was held last week to address the ongoing problem of students from nearby I.S. 78 harassing merchants and residents along a Mill Basin shopping strip after dismis-sal from school. More...

Community Asked To Submit Suggestions For CB 18 Budget

By Dara Mormile Local civic and block associations and community residents were invited to submit street reconstruction requests for the capital and expense budget for Fiscal Year 2007 at last week More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Council Meeting The next meeting of the 69th Precinct Community Council will be held on Tuesday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Alban More...

Vikings Come Back To Top Engineers, 14-7; Chiefs Win, 43-22

The varsity football teams at South Shore and Canarsie high schools each posted victories last weekend. The host Vikings came from behind in the second half to score two touchdowns and overtake the Brooklyn Tech Engineers, 14-7. More...

This Week's Attitude

NRA Gets A Treat, Public Is Tricked This Halloween

This Week

Without donning costumes or masks, or without resorting to tricks, Congress managed to give one of its favorite allies, as well as gun enthusiasts, a special treat just in time for Halloween. More...

View From the Middle

Nice Halloweens Are A Thing Of The Past

View From The Middle

There was a time when Halloween was really nice; a lot of fun for kids who would trek the streets in their costumes, shopping bags fairly bursting with goodies, and lots of laughter. Then it was not so nice; more scary, really. More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior: Can you help us with some questions about cremation? More...

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