July 6, 2006 RSS feed / Other News

Mayor, BP Attend Wake For Local Marine Slain In Iraq

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left) greets Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz outside Guarino Funeral Home Thursday after attending the wake of Marine Park resident Lance Cpl. Nicholas Whyte. More...

Youth-On-Youth Crime "Way Down" During School Year

Captain Ralph Monteforte, commanding officer of the 69th Precinct, has spoken to a number of civic groups and other organizations recently, highlighting crime statistics that show the general lowering of crime in the local area. More...

Is This Canarsie House REALLY Haunted?

Children walking past the abandoned house at 1305 Rockaway Parkway on their way home from school have said they'd heard "funny sounds" coming from within its charred, dilapidated frame. More...

Tenants Group Gives Scholarships To Local Students

The BayView Houses Residents Association is pleased to announce that they have given monetary scholarship awards to graduates who have shown academic progress and were involved in extra curricular activities in school, community or religious settings More...

Pet Of The Week

Baby Girl (A661602) is a plus-sized calico with a lot of love to give. She's hoping it will find it in your heart to rescue her soon, since she lost the only home she ever knew when her owner moved away. More...

The Active Consumer

Sitting on the beach can be fun and relaxing...for most people. For people with severe neck and back pain, it can be as fun as having sand stuck in your pants! That's where the More...

SSHS Commencement Exercises Held At Brooklyn College

Hundreds of South Shore High School seniors took part in commencement exercises at Brooklyn College's Walt Whitman Auditorium last week. More...

All-European World Cup Semi-Final Is Set

By Joe Pietaro The FIFIA World Cup quarterfinal match-ups began last Friday with Ger-many defeating Argentina on penalty kicks. 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...

Ask The Learning Advisor

Q: Now that school is out, we are planning a family car trip to visit relatives. Do you have any suggestions on how to make many hours on the road fun for all? More...

Brizard To Replace Buckery As Region 6 Superintendent

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) yesterday announced the appointment of Jean-Claude Brizard as Regional Superintendent of Region Six. More...

Unsung Heroes - School Crossing Guards - Are Honored

Usually the phrase "...Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor dark of night shall stay these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" would pertain to mail carriers, but one must paraphrase when speaking of one other contingent o More...

Horse Therapy - Something Soothing For Disabled Kids

Last year, a small room at a Sheepshead Bay restaurant was more than enough to accommodate the fundraising event commemorating the first anniversary of the Seaside Therapeutic Riding Center at Jamaica Bay Riding Academy just off the Belt Parkway eas More...

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Pier Festival Had A Two-Fold Purpose

In commemoration of Independence Day, officials of Hawthorne Real Estate Services, REMAX and KMPS Mortgage Warehouse took advantage of the ambience of Canarsie Pier last Sunday and hosted their own festival. More...

Successful Session Signals Positive Direction For State

Guest Column- Assemblyman Alan Maisel

The recent legislative session in the state capital has wrapped up, closing with new laws that will invest in the future, give New York City schools a fairer share, make our streets safer and reform state government. More...

Taking A Whirl With Cyclones

New York Mets right fielder Cliff Floyd made a detour in Brooklyn on a rehabilitation assignment last week before taking the field to face the New York Yankees in last weekend's Subway Series at Yankee Stadium when he came off the 15-day disabled lis More...

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