July 13, 2006 RSS feed / Other News

Macaw Missing From Mill Basin Pet Store Where Dog Was Burned

Remember the story we ran last month in which a dog was allegedly burned to death in an accident at a pet shop in Mill Basin? More...

Local Students Named To Spring Semester Dean's Lists

Universities and colleges around the nation very often send us information on students from the local area who have made the dean's list during the previous semester. More...

Special School Changes Life Of One Mill Basin Youngster

At the age of one, Benjamin Teitelbaum, the youngest child of Beth and Daniel Teitelbaum of Mill Basin, had yet to speak. For a child of his age, such reticence is not uncommon, but his mother, Beth, could not help but worry. More...

Volunteer Heroes At Pct. Blood Drive

They're all heroes - But when members of the 69th Precinct were asked to take part in the New York Blood Center Blood Drive last Tuesday they happily - and heroically - did so. More...

City Shelters Overwhelmed With Kittens And Cats

The city's three animal shelters are overwhelmed with kittens and cats, prompting Animal Care & Control of New York City to offer special reduced adoption rates: it is now $25 to adopt one cat, and $30 to adopt two. More...

IRS Renews E-Mail Alert Following New Scams

Following a recent increase in scam e-mails, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reminded taxpayers to be on the lookout for bogus e-mails claiming to be from the tax agency. More...

The Active Consumer

I f you're the leader of a house of worship in Canarsie, Mill Basin or even Flatbush and you happen to be looking through the More...

Italy Captures World Cup In Shoot-Out Over France

By Joe Pietaro Italy won its first World Cup in 24 years by defeating France in a 5-3 penalty shoot-out on Sunday. More...

Body Of Young Riis Park Swimmer Found; Mill Basin Jet Ski Youth Is Still Missing

The body of a South Shore High School student who apparently drowned while swimming was found last Thursday and the body of another youth involved in a jet ski accident in Mill Basin a week earlier has not yet been found, police said. More...

Older Cars To Help Stem L Subway Overcrowding: TA

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Ask The Learning Advisor

Q: My 13-year-old daughter and I seem to be fighting over everything. Since she's growing older, should I back off a little as the "authority figure"? Should we try becoming more like friends? More...

Competition Begins For Teens With The Write Stuff

As part of the youth-literacy component of the first ever Brooklyn Book Festival, Saturday, September 16, at Borough Hall, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is issuing a call to all Brooklyn writers between the ages of 14 and 19 to submit wo More...

Could There Be Pirates' Gold Right Under Our Feet?

Aargh and a yo-ho-ho! More...

Bag Searches Have Become Way Of Life On Subways

NEW YORK (AP) - It was billed as a necessary counterterrorism tactic after the deadly 2005 mass transit bombings in London: Anyone entering the city's sprawling subway system could be subjected to a random search of backpacks, briefcases and shopping More...

MISSING!

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Pet Of The Week

Sassy (A664010) is a gentle, smart, affectionate, young brindle pitbull mix found starving on the beach. She's looking for a loving home and a good meal. More...

It Was A Quieter Time In 1953, But The Quonset Huts Had To Go!

Assemblyman Alan Maisel was kind enough to loan us this photo of Canarsie, circa 1953. More...

Genesis Lodge Names Its Man Of the Year

When a member of Genesis Lodge is selected to "Man of the Year" status, it is truly significant of his involvement in the growth, activities and progress of the lodge.The officers and members of the Genesis Lodge No. More...

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