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New Region Six Superintendent Outlines Plans For Local Schools

Jean-Claude Brizard may have officially only assumed his duties as superintendent less than two weeks ago, but his strategy for Region 6's public schools is very clear. More...

Crash Victim's Mom Visits Daughter's P.S. 115 Classmates

Five weeks after her daughter Attiyah died from injuries sustained in a rear-end collision, Dauna Hayes visited the first grade class at Public School 115 in which the six-year-old was enrolled for the current school year. More...

Caribbean Corner

Caribbean Youths' Roots Reinforced At Prospect Park Event

The theme of the second annual Caribbean Youth Fest, "Heritage is Time-less," was portrayed in vivid detail as scores of people came together to celebrate Caribbean culture last Satur-day in the Nethermead section of Pros-pect Park. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Timberlake Rocks The Body -- Ignores The Mind

Justin Timberlake is horny. More...

From The Mayor...

From The Mayor's Desk ...

Remembering Those We Lost On 9/11

On Monday, the families of those who perished at the World Trade Center five years ago once again gathered at that site for a solemn memorial ceremony. More...

Little Old Canarsie

Little Old Canarsie

Moving The "Huts" For The Belt PKWY

When they decided to fill in the Jamaica Bay shorefront in Canarsie, the city banned the taking of shellfish from the bay due to pollution from the many sewers emptying into it. More...

Special Sections

Other News

Ground Zero Ceremony Marks Fifth Anniversary Of 9/11

Nelly Robledo held a picture of her niece, Emerita De La Pena, over her head. In the five-by-seven inch photograph, De La Pena smiles and cradles her daughter in her arms, but under a red beret, the look on Robledo's face was frantic. More...

Two Wounded In Afternoon Starrett City Shooting

Two men believed to be in their 20s were wounded in a shootout in the middle of the day in Starrett City Friday. More...

No Surprise Winners After Tuesday's Primary Election

U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton and gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer cruised to landslide victories in Tuesday's state Democratic primary. Clinton's margin of victory was nearly 5-1 over virtually unknown anti-war opponent Jonathan Tasini. More...

Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

Question: Do you think the "tough interrogation" tactics President Bush says were used on Al Qaeda suspects constitute "torture" and should be banned? Why (or why not) ? More...

This Week's Attitude

This Week's Attitude

Katie's The Apple Of CBS' Eye - For Now

She smiled, she read and, in less than thirty minutes, she conquered. But less than a week after her much over-hyped, ballyhooed CBS Evening News debut, the shine on the apple of the CBS eye had faded. More...

View From the Middle

View From The Middle

9/11/06 - A Time To Be Proud - And Resolute

Now, five years and three days after the tragedy of 9/11/01, we have given ourselves time for retrospection and introspection. With proper fanfare, ceremony and sadness, we have honored those who died and given our warnings to those who killed them. More...

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