December 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

FAMILIES TERRORIZED IN HOME INVASIONS

Police from the 69th Precinct are investigating two armed robberies within two days, where the thieves pushed into apartments on Glenwood Road and in the Paerdegat section. More...

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Volunteers Give Lesson At P.S. 276

More than two dozen employees of PricewaterhouseCoopers visited Public School 276, at 1070 East 83rd Street last Friday for a one-day holiday event to teach first- and second-grade students about the working world, business and the economy, as part o More...

Sen. Clinton Campaigns To Save Purple Heart Stamp

With the United States Postal Service expected to increase postal rates in the new year, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has launched a petition on her website to urge the Postmaster General to continue issuing the Purple Heart Stamp honoring the hero More...

Officials Call For Permanent Derailment Of One-Person L Train

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz this week highlighted public safety concerns and called on the MTA to permanently abandon proposals to remove conductors from subway lines, including the borough More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

Government and opposition agree on bail ban PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Community Board 18 Meeting The next meeting of Community Board 18 will take place on Wednesday, December 21 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: If you had to fly on a domestic airline, would you feel safer knowing there are armed federal marshals on board? More...

Women's

New Brides Follow Moms When It Comes To The Gowns

The more bridal gowns change, the more they stay the same. More...

View From the Middle

Inventive Spelling Being Used Here — And That’s Okay (I Think)

View From The Middle

When one of our reporters did a story on the most recent meeting of what was originally called the District 18 Community School Board but is now known as the Community Education Council (CEC), a controversial subject arose that piqued my interest con More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, I need help figuring out which Medicare prescription drug plan to choose. I More...

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Other News

Seniors Go Hog Wild As Bikers Lift Holiday Spirits

Residents and others from Four Seasons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center look forward every year to a holiday visit from motorcycle clubs around the city and they weren More...

Fire Guts 6th Floor Spring Creek Towers Apartment

It took slightly under a half hour for firefighters to douse a smoky fire last Monday in one of the high-rise apartments in Starrett City/Spring Creek Towers, Fire Department officials said. More...

Two South Shore H.S. Students Diagnosed With Tuberculosis

Last week the city More...

Business & Finance

Should You Go It Alone, Or Hire A Pro?

When I finish reviewing a comprehensive financial plan with a client, which usually takes two hours plus, a common reaction from someone who is now mentally exhausted is, More...

Prevent Holiday Debt With Gifts From The Heart

As each holiday season nears, it seems as though retail stores are gearing up for the holidays at an earlier time than previous years. Recently, Christ-mas tree displays and holiday sales sprang up in October, even before Halloween! More...

Labor Dept. Urges Caution To Workers During Holiday Season

The U.S. Department of Labor More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy 14th Birthday

to a Wonderful Daughter Khaliyah on December 19, 2005. May all your wishes come true. With lots of love Mom, Dad, Kadeer. More...

From The Mayor...

Helping Those In Need This Holiday Season

From The Mayor

New Yorkers have hearts as big as our city. We More...

Little Old Canarsie

Canarsie’s Painless Medicine Show

Little Old Canarsie

In the early years of the century, there were some More...

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