June 1, 2006 RSS feed / Other News

Local Woman Receives Her BA Degree From Duke Univ.

More than 3,150 undergraduate, graduate and professional students received degrees on May 14 from Duke University, including Petague English, daughter of local residents, Deloris and Stanford English, who earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Anthr More...

Two Cops Honored For Con Game Arrests

The reason Police Officers Robert Rodrigues and Deidre Clarke received the "Cop of the Month" award from the 69th Precinct Community Council Tuesday evening was not only because of their professionalism and attention to duty, but also because of thei More...

A Fleeting Greeting

Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week welcomed members of the US Navy, US Marine Corps and US Coast Guard to New York City's 19th Annual Fleet Week celebration in a ceremony at City Hall. Fleet Week ended yesterday. More...

The Active Consumer

Ahhhh...Can't you just picture yourself sailing smoothly along Jamaica Bay on a warm summer day? Can't you feel the gentle waves as you paddle along the water in a comfy canoe? More...

BPL Kicks Off Summer Reading Program Next Week

Brooklyn Public Library's (BPL) annual Summer Reading Program officially kicks off on June 8 at its Central and neighborhood libraries with free arts and crafts activities and snacks for library users of all ages. More...

Crash Floods Seaview Avenue

If you look closely, you'll see the edge of a fire hydrant sticking out from the right front side of the 1997 Jeep. More...

"Thank God No One Was Hurt" In Ave. L Bldg. Collapse, Says Owner

Sal Beneduce, owner of Big John's Department Store on Avenue L, said the only way he could describe what he heard when the front of his store collapsed on Wednesday, May 24 was, "KaBoom!" More...

Ask The Learning Advisor

Copyright 2006, The Parent Institute Q: My son is in third grade. He enjoys school and makes good grades. The problem is reading. His teacher tells me that his comprehension is good, but he needs to improve his fluency. More...

Cops Pick Up Trio With Gun, Knife After Cell Phone Robbery

When a man called the 911 emergency operator on Thursday, May 25 at 5:15 a.m. More...

You're Only Four Years Old Once

The Brooklyn Delegation includes Charles Barron, Yvette D. Clarke, Bill de Blasio, Erik Martin Dilan, Simcha Felder, Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. More...

Rally For A Rebate

Brooklyn City Councilman Lew Fidler (second from right) joined hundreds of New York's senior citizens, Queens Council Member Leroy Comrie (second from left) and Comptroller William Thompson (right) at a City Hall rally last week to announce the filin More...

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The 2006 hurricane season has begun and, according to authorities, it might be pretty bad again this year. Are you doing anything to prepare yourself and your family in case of a hurricane? More...

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