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MEMORIES OF 9/11/01

September 11, 2001 was Primary Election Day and my dear friend, Herb Berman, was running for New York City Comptroller. Also, city councilman and good friend, Lewis Fidler, was running to fill Herb's council seat. More...

Back To School Safety Tips

With the start of the new school year, students will be rushing to be on time, parents will be getting them on their way, and drivers will be going about their business - all could heed some advice on safety. More...

Caribbean Corner

Parade Offers Sounds & Sights Of The Caribbean

Food, laughter, bright costumes and revelers dancing to the beat of the islands. More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Five Years Later, No Mission's Been Accomplished

Monday marks the fifth anniversary of one of the most tragic days in American history, but to hear President Bush refer to it, it's like World War II déj vu, as if September 11, 2001 can be equated with Pearl Harbor. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

On Tuesday, the doors of our public schools opened for the new school year-and many of those schools arebrand-new. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

1915 - And The Livin' Was Easy

As this story begins, it will show the area as it was in Little Old Canarsie in the year 1915, when a creek ran in and alongside of the Murphy Merry-Go-Round, past Boegels Dance Hall, then Rigby's Cabaret, then Schieliens and last Rose Victors, where More...

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Nine-Month-Old Baby's Death At Day Care Center Still A Mystery

Officials from the city's Medical Examiner's office are continuing to search for the cause of death of 9-month-old Savannah Straker, who passed away Friday at her day care center in Canarsie under unusual circumstances. More...

Canarsie Man Indicted On 211 Counts Of Identity Theft, Fraud

A Canarsie resident was allegedly engaged in identity theft in order to purchase a group of credit cards and ring up a total of $67,000 in bank withdrawals and other charges, accord-ing to Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes. More...

Man Struck And Killed By Bus On Avenue U Near Kings Plaza

A resident of Powell Street, Brook-lyn, was struck by a B-47 city bus as it was turning from westbound Avenue U to head south on Flatbush Avenue at about 2 p.m. on Monday, September 4. More...

Arts & Entertainment

MDA Telethon Sets New Record

Thanks to an all-star talent list headed by Celine Dion and a quarter of a million dedicated volunteers across the country, the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon set a record in contributions and pledges. More...

Jamaican Lensman Exhibit At BPL

Jamaica is known the world over for its Reggae music and achievements in the sport. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

Forty-Four Assistant Principals And Nowhere To Put Them

I must admit I couldn't let the story about the 44 assistant principals who couldn't find a home go without saying More...

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