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CHS Teacher Is Recipient Of An Agriculture Grant

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Mill Basin Family Lights The Way For Hanukkah

By Neil S. Friedman In a quirk of the calendar that happens every few years, the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah and the Christian Christmas celebration will be simultaneously observed next week. More...

Caribbean Christmas Celebrated At Local Shopping Mall

HaHa, the African Clown gets some laughs from the kiddies. More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Roundup

CARICOM to hold special single market ceremony GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) More...

Community Guide

Community Guide

Weekly Chess Club Seaview Jewish Center, 1585 East 98 Street, between Seaview Avenue and Avenue N, hosts a free chess club every Saturday at 1 p.m. and on Sundays and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Beginners to advanced players are welcome. More...

Letters/Opinion

What’s Your Opinion?

Question: In the event of a transit strike, what alternate plans have you made to get to work?
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Letters To The Editor

Thanks For The Coverage

Dear Editor: In regards to the article printed in the December 15th issue in reference to the Youth Plus Millions More Association of Breukelen fundraiser that took place on December 10, we would like to thank reporter Dara Mormile for coming More...

View From the Middle

No Matter How You Celebrate, Let The Spirit Of The Season Reign

View From The Middle

I recently heard about this small town in More...

Savvy Senior

Savvy Senior

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I are both in our early sixties and recently sat down with a financial adviser to figure out our needs when we retire. What we learned is that if we More...

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River Manor Decks Its Halls For The Holidays

The ninth annual holiday decoration contest recently held at River Manor Care Center on East 104th Street meant more than just a floor-by-floor competition of beautifully displayed lights and elaborate ornaments. More...

Nine-Year-Old Girl Escapes From Abduction Near School

A nine-year-old female student from Public School 115 recently foiled an abduction attempt when her kidnapper decided to stop his car at a grocery store to pick up a pack of cigarettes and she escaped from the back seat, police said. More...

CEC Board Questions School Funding & Non-Funding Methods

Funding and how it is allocated is a major concern to the Community Edu-cation Council (CEC) of District 18. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Happy 19th Birthday to our nephew John Guarco who will be celebrating his day on Monday, December 26, 2005. Where have the years gone! Be good. We miss you. Love you. Aunt Caca, Uncle Mike & Cousin Toni. More...

From The Mayor...

Simple Steps to Prevent Tragic Fires

From The Mayor

The holiday season recently turned tragic for the Gaston family, when a fire ripped through their home in Elm-hurst, claiming the lives of three of their children and an elderly man who was in the same building. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Riding The Trolley Loop

John Denton The trains stopped running straight through to the Canarsie shore and were replaced by a trolley shuttle from Rockaway Parkway station on the same tracks between East 96 St. for a few years. Then the B.R.T. More...

Direct Answers

Answers From the Teacher

My son has missed only three homework assignments this quarter, but the teacher gave him a low grade on his report card in the More...

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