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Queens Councilman Blasts Our Elected Officials On Overdevelopment

If you want to get results, sometimes you have to put elected officials on the spot," More...

Security Chief Tells Ed. Council Of Safety Agent Retention Problems

Brooklyn South Executive Officer for School Safety Christopher Amal-fitano this week said the rate of retention of school safety agents is "dismal" and said there is a "real attrition problem." More...

Scouting For Hoop Tips

Girl Scout Troops 2054 and 2070 from P.S. 276 recently took part in Brooklyn College%27s National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebration. More...

Letters/Opinion

Electronic Tax Filing Is Fast And Convenient

Guest Column IRS Commissioner

Last year, for the first time ever, more taxpayers filed electronically than with paper. "E-file" means more convenience, faster refunds and less paperwork for many Americans. More...

This Week's Attitude

Dispatches From The Sofa: An Evening With Oscar

This Week's Attitude

Sunday night%27s three-and-half-hour Academy Awards telecast was mostly uneventful and lackluster. Though no single movie dominated the winner%27s circle, there were few surprises. More...

View From the Middle

The Haunted Hell On Earth To The East Of Us

View From The Middle

The grounds a few miles east of Canarsie at the dead end of Fountain Avenue, about 30 feet south of where Seaview Avenue ends, is desolate. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Seaport Museum Offers Glimpse Into City's Past

Did you know that the South Street Seaport offers more than just shopping and restaurants? And it%27s more than a tourist attraction. More...

Train Derailment At "L" Station Yard

Firefighters and other emergency personnel gathered at East 105 St. station when two cars of an eight-car train being moved in the Canarsie yards derailed at about 5 p.m. Tuesday. More...

Burglar Escapes After Crashing Car Into Corner Yard On Ave. J

A resident of the East 80s near Avenue J told police she came home from work at about 9:30 p.m. last Monday, March 6 to find a man in her house rifling through her belongings. More...

Medical

Health Fair Serves As Introduction To Neighborhood For Local MD

To celebrate the opening of her new office and introduce herself to the neighborhood, Dr. Merita Pierre-Louis hosted a Health Fair last Saturday, March 4, at her new office at 1821 Rockaway Parkway. More...

From The Mayor...

A New Housing Challenge

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New York City%27s success story-our achievements in reducing crime, reforming our schools, and building our economy in all five boroughs-is creating a major new challenge: providing affordable housing for all those who want to share in our success. More...

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