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BAYVIEW ROBBER PHOTOGRAPHS VICTIMS

Residents of BayView Houses have been especially careful when entering or leaving their apartments lately in light of a recent home invasion involving a knife-bearing thief who photographed his victims, police said. More...

Top Stories

Children's Author Tells P.S. 233 Students The "Write" Stuff

Fourth graders at The Langston Hughes Public School 233 had the pleasure of meeting and listening to Brooklyn-born author Robert Kimmel Smith, who was a guest at the District 18 school on Avenue B last Friday. More...

Special Education Process Explained At CDEC Meeting

A guest speaker provided information about the different services offered to students at area schools during Monday's year-end Community District Education Council (CDEC) meeting. More...

BP Opens 1st National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz kicked off America's first-ever National Caribbean-American Heritage Month in Brooklyn, the Caribbean capital of of America. More...

Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News

Congratulations to my best and dearest friend Darius Marzec, from Greenpoint, who graduated from law school this past week - AND turned 25 years old! I'm honored to have a friend who is so motivated, successful, and caring. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude Imbeciles At DHS Made A Terror-ble Decision

Less than five years after terrorists destroyed the Twin Towers and other World Trade Center structures in lower Manhattan, and a portion of the Pentagon in the nation's Capitol, the brilliant minds at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decide More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

The Rezoning Dilemma: Let The Professionals Take Over

None of us knows where the downzoning or upzoning of Canarsie is going to end. More...

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Other News

P.S. 279 Celebrates Cultural Diversity

Take nearly 1,000 kids of just about every culturally diverse background, put them into one large venue, like a parade, give them a reason to enjoy America and all its blessings and throw in a little enjoyment of each other's company and you have the More...

Identify Burned And Stabbed Body Found In Fresh Creek Last Week

The woman whose body was found stabbed and burned in the Fresh Creek Nature Preserve marshes recently was identified as Desiree Cherry, 36, of Crown Heights, police said. More...

One Dead, One Hurt In Separate Cycle Mishaps

The NYPD's Highway Patrol Accident Investigation Unit is collaborating with officers from the 69th Precinct as they investigate two separate crashes last Monday, one involving a bicycle and the other a motorcycle. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: The Department of Homeland Security announced that New York City's federal anti-terror funds would be reduced nearly in half because the city has "no national icons to protect and lousy defense plans." But some cities, in states like Florid More...

Arts & Entertainment

Celebrate Brooklyn! Will Kick Off Its 28th Season Next Week

BRIC/Brooklyn Information & Cul-ture recently announced the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival's 28th annual summer season of music, dance, word, and film. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

A Time to Celebrate Our Diversity

Last week, Pride Month began when New Yorkers of every sexual orientation celebrate the achievements of our gay community. The diversity and tolerance of our city has always been our greatest strength. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Canarsie's Proud Horses With New Shoes

When going up East 92nd Street, past a beautiful row of new homes and seeing the beautiful display of roses at the corner house, what is now Avenue J, we can't forget at this very same spot when there was no Avenue J and East 92nd Street. More...

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