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Ceremony At Kingsbrook JMC Culminates IS 232 Partnership

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center (KJMC) hosted a closing ceremony on June 26th in the Leviton Ballroom on its main campus at 585 Schenectady Avenue commemorating the end of a yearlong Career Mentorship and Learning Partnership 2005-2006 with Winthrop More...

East Flatbush Street Co-Named For Jamaican Icon

Church Avenue was formally co-named Bob Marley Boulevard in a ceremony held last Saturday, nearly two months after the City Council approved the proposal submitted by Councilmember Charles Barron, who represents the 42nd District. More...

4 Area Merchants Lose Tobacco Licenses For Selling To Minors

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz last week released a list of 195 "Dirty Dealers" that have had their tobacco retail licenses revoked over the past two years for selling on two or more occas More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question :Although we are at war, do you think the detainees at Guantanamo Prison - some of whom were picked up shortly after the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center - should be held any longer without trail? More...

Letters To The Editor

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In the Fight Against AIDS, Getting Tested Saves Lives

In June 1981, medical researchers first described the disease we now call AIDS. More...

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Sebago Canoe Club Keeps Paddlin' Along

A group of hearty sailors attended Sebago Canoe Club's annual Open House last Saturday and what a perfect day it was to be out on local waters. Participants took advantage of canoeing, kayaking, rowing or sailing on Paerdegat Basin. More...

Frightful Night For Carjack Victim

As paramedics check her out, an unidentified victim of a carjacking is questioned by police from the 75th Precinct early last Friday morning. More...

Search Continues For Victim Of Mill Basin Jet Ski Crash

As of yesterday, rescue crews continued to search the waters in Mill Basin, including beyond the Mill Basin drawbridge, for the missing teenager who was thrown from his jet ski after a collision with another jet ski near his home last Friday afternoo More...

Arts & Entertainment

Springsteen Swings To Seeger's Music On PBS Special

"Part of doing your job well is to be able to slip into somebody else's shoes and to find out what you have in common with them." So says Bruce Sprin-gsteen about the recent joy he discovered while recording the album We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Se More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Some Select Subjects For Steamy Days Of Summer

School's out, summer's here and the days are getting shorter and so is this week's column - sort of. There have been a few newsy tidbits lately that don't warrant a full column. Every so often novelists write short stories. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Sometimes The Message-Bearer Has Suicide In Mind

We have learned from history books that, more than 230 years ago - before we became one of the colonies of Great Britain and long before we embarked on our battle for independence - King George III said that the press ought to be censored. More...

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