August 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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"Gold Train" Finally Arrives For Hungarian Holocaust Survivors

More than 400,000 Hungarian Jews perished at the hands of the Nazis from 1941 to 1945, and the survivors were victimized again - by the United States. More...

Local Bounty Hunter Surprises Illegal Dumpers

By Charles Rogers Periodically, the New York City Sanitation Department organizes a sweep of places where unwanted household goods are illegally dumped, hoping no one will see that uncivilized gesture. More...

Free Movies Enticed Kids To Read In Summer Program

Children enjoyed the last movie in this summer's Bookworm Wednesdays program at the Linden Boulevard Multiplex Cinemas movie theatre on August 16. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Jerry Lewis To Host His 41st Labor Day Telethon

With co-hosts, entertainers and friends at his side, incomparable comedian, actor and director Jerry Lewis will star in his 41st annual Telethon for the Muscular Dystrophy Association this Labor Day weekend. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

New York's Bravest Are Looking For New Recruits

I always say that being mayor of New York is the best job in the world - but, as every kid will tell you, there's no profession any more exciting and appealing than being a firefighter. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

The Dye Was Cast - All Over The Place!

During the years of 1914 to 1918 of World War I, Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany took serious a joking remark passed by our President Teddy Roosevelt when he made a visit over there and was shown the large army of soldiers goosetepping by in a review. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Beach Blanketed With Pro Volleyball

Top-seeded Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh took home the title, as well as the $25,000 first prize money, at the AVP Brooklyn Open Sunday in Coney Island, as they defeated third-seeded Jennifer Boss and Rachel Wacholder in two straight games, 21-14 More...

Corrections Officer Arrested In Crack Sting On Flatlands Ave.

Undercover police last Friday arrested an off-duty correction officer who works at Rikers Island and charged him with selling crack cocaine at the corner of Flatlands Avenue and East 104th Street. More...

Local Cop Sees "Suspicious" Face; Makes A Gun Possession Arrest

Police officers are trained to be aware of everything around them, whether they're on duty or not. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Now that it appears the Yankees are on a roll, and the Mets are far ahead in their division, what do you think the chances are for a New York Subway Series?

"The Yankees will have to continue to step up their game. That's the only way they'll get there. But the Mets will definitely make it." Bernard Rush, Crown Heights More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

New Yankee Stadium Won't Hinder Championship Tradition

It was quite fitting that the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Yankee Stadium was held on August 16, the same day that Babe Ruth died in 1948, because the event marked the death knell for the House That Ruth Built, which has been the home of the w More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Network Broadcast Nightly News: It's Here To Stay

The network news race is heating up to the boiling point. More...

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